Women’s golf finishes second in HCAC tourney

  • ·                     The Pioneers, who won the tournament championship in 2008, have been the runner-up for three straight years. Transy’s best finish was senior Megan Foley, an All-HCAC performer in each of her four seasons, who was third with a 169.  First-year Jerra Kelsey, HCAC Freshman of the Year, finished with a total of 170.  Kelsey joined Foley on the 2011 All-HCAC team.

Field hockey solid against Earlham

  • ·         The women had a decisive 2-0 win over Earlham Wednesday. Senior Ruth Kloha led the way for the women with a goal at the 29-minute mark. After halftime first-year Macaulay Schifferdecker tacked on another goal to solidify the win. The women hit the road this weekend to face Wittenberg and Oberlin.

Women’s tennis continues success

  • ·                     The women came out Friday ready to play as they toppled Earlham College 6-0 in Heartland Conference play. The winning continued Saturday as the Pioneers won 9-0 over Bluffton University. They are now 8-1 overall, 7-1 in HCAC play. The women showed their strength at singles as they did not lose a set in the match, sweeping at love in all but No. 5. Fulkerson, Townsend, Tapscott, junior Kaitlyn Hizny and senior Andi Mong were winners of these matches. Fulkerson and Townsend again were dominant as they won No. 1 doubles.
  • ·                     The Pioneers continued their success Wednesday with a 5-1 Senior Day win over Franklin. Fulkerson led the way by sweeping her matches. With this win the Pioneers completed their regular season 9-1, 8-1 in Heartland Conference play.

Volleyball gets 3-0 win over Ravens

  • ·                     Saturday the women had a straight-set win over Anderson University in HCAC action. With this win the women are 14-8 overall, 3-0 in the Heartland Conference. Senior Blayke Herman led with 15 kills while first-year Lauren Ketron and sophomore Meghan Bowers tallied nine each. Senior Rebecca Luking contributed 41 assists, 11 digs and four aces. First-year Erin Hoffman led with 16 digs with sophomore Melissa Sexton and first-year Rachel D’Agnillo adding 11 each. The women are back in action Friday as they take on Bluffton at 7 p.m.

Women’s soccer blanks Manchester

  • ·                     Transy came alive in the second half to win 5-0 over Manchester College in Heartland Conference play.  The Pioneers, ranked No. 12 in the nation, are now 10-1, 3-0 in HCAC play, and have won 10 consecutive matches. Five different Pioneers scored against the Spartans: sophomores Amy Ghibaudy and Andi Martin, juniors Ashley Cobane and Natosha Boden, and senior Elizabeth Schmitt.

Smith pushes Transy over Manchester

  • ·                     Sophomore Kyle Smith scored the lone goal of the game against Manchester in the 16th minute Saturday.
  • ·                     When the men met Earlham Wednesday they trailed for most of the game, but with a goal by senior Tony Spero the men tied the contest with just seconds to go. In overtime, senior Ethan Collins came through for the Pioneers in the 93rd minute to send the men to a 2-1 victory. The men travel to Defiance Saturday to continue Heartland Conference play.

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