The Inside Game

Foley leads Transylvania to Fall Invitational victory

  • Last Thursday, senior Megan Foley helped the women’s golf team to a team total of 341. She shot an 80 in the one-round tourney to capture medalist honors. Other contributors for Transy were first-years Alex Smith (83), Tiara Harris (89) and Jerra Kelsey (90) and senior Janca Millett (90). In addition to the team win, Foley, Smith, Harris and Kelsey were named to the All-Tournament team.
  • The women grabbed a second-place finish in the Defiance College Invitational Sunday. The Pioneers scored a 357 and were led by Foley’s fifth-place showing of 85. Smith scored an 88 and Millett shot a 90, giving each of them a top-10 finish. Kelsey and Harris also contributed. The women are back in action Saturday in the Centre College Invitational.

Kruse lifts women’s soccer to 3-1 win over Maryville

  • First-year Alyssa Kruse came up big again as she tallied a pair of second-half goals against Maryville College. Sophomore Amy Ghibaudy scored her fifth goal of the season when she started the scoring for Transy. After halftime, the women came out strong with a goal from Kruse off an assist from senior Elizabeth Schmitt. Kruse tacked on another goal round out the scoring. Senior goalkeeper Kara Hansel posted a key three-save performance. Kruse kept her streak alive with two more goals in the Pioneers 2-1 win over Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in their Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference opener Saturday. Hansel was again strong in goal with four saves.
  • Now ranked No. 14, the Pioneers are 8-1 after a 2-1 overtime win over Wittenberg University. After going down 0-1, Ghibaudy evened the score in the 80th minute. At the tail end of overtime Schmitt solidified the win by scoring with 20 seconds remaining in the contest.

Volleyball tallies clutch wins over Muskingum, Capital in Invitational

  • The women started off strong with a five-set win over Baldwin-Wallace College in the Ohio Athletic Conference-Heartland Conference Challenge. They went on Saturday to down Muskingum University and Capital University in the Northern Ohio Invitational. Sophomore Meghan Bowers was named to the All-Tournament team.
  • Transy kicked off its Heartland Conference play yesterday with a win over Hanover College. First-year Lauren Ketron led the Pioneers with 17 kills while senior Blayke Herman contributed 10. Senior Rebecca Luking came up big for the team with 38 assists. First-year Rachel D’Agnillo and sophomore Melissa Sexton each had 19 digs. With this win the Pioneers have won eight of their last 10 matches.

Spero boosts Transy to 3-1 win over Engineers

  • Senior Tony Spero scored a pair of goals Saturday to lift men’s soccer over Rose-Hulman. With this win the men are now 3-4-2 overall, 1-0 in conference play. Sophomore Robbie Gorham led off the scoring with a goal at the six-minute mark. Spero converted a penalty kick in the 36th minute to give the Pioneers a 2-0 advantage. He then scored off a pass from sophomore Kyle Smith in the 62nd minute to cap Transy’s scoring. The men had a three-goal lead until the Engineers scored in the 76th minute. First-year Taylor Nossokoff had five saves in his second straight win in goal.

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