The Inside Game

By: Abby Ferguson

New Coaches Added to TU Athletics Roster

  • In addition the two new lacrosse coaches (see above) Transy Athletics has also welcomed two new personalities to their coaching staff: Heidi Pinkerton is now the head men’s and women’s cross country/track and field and Kim Tackett the head softball.

 Field hockey begins season strong

  • T.U. field hockey is off to an impressive start with a 2-0 record. The team captured the Earlham College Invitation after beating Earlham and Saint Vincent College. Congrats to seniors Ruth Kloha and Laura Hammer, junior Molly Dean (who was also named the tournament’s most valuable player), sophomore Caroline Durham and first-year Sara Aschbacher for making the all-tournament team.

Soccer starts with landslide victory

  • First-year Alyssa Kruse led the Pioneers soccer team with two goals in its 3-0 win over Marietta College in the Marietta Invitational. Other contributors were senior Elizabeth Schmitt, who scored the first goal of the match, and juniors Natosha Boden and Ashley Cobane, who added assists. Kara Hansel was tough between the posts with three saves. The Pioneers had 25 shots against Marietta’s nine.

Cross-country has strong show  at Asbury

  • Women’s cross-country finished fourth in the Asbury University Invitational. Senior April Myers led the team with a ninth-place finish, while juniors Ria Keegan and Laura Clark finished 11th and 19th, respectively. Junior Kelsey Meade and senior Tori Elrod were 23rd and 24th.

Women’s tennis captures five of six singles matches

  • After an impressive 2010 season, women’s tennis is off to a solid start with a 7-2 win over Brescia University after capturing five of the six singles matches last Friday.

Volleyball impresses at Thomas Moore

  • Volleyball rallied for a five-set win in the Thomas More College Invitational against Hiram College last weekend. First-year Amber Jackey was named to the all-tournament team.

Men’s soccer beats Marietta College 3-0 in season-opener

  • Men’s soccer is now 1-1 after an impressive 3-0 win in its season-opener over Marietta College. Senior Ethan Collins led the team with a pair of goals and assisted on Transy’s third goal, which was scored by sophomore Christian King.

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