Inside Scoop

 

  • Men’s tennis hammered out an 8-1 victory over Manchester College Saturday. The men then came out Monday and took a 5-4 decision over Hanover College at home. Tennis continued their Heartland Conference success Wednesday as they grabbed a 5-4 victory over Franklin College. With these strong wins, the Pioneers are now 6-4 overall and 4-0 in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference.

Track and field strong at Centre Invitational

  • The men and women both finished seventh at the Centre College Invitational. They were led by strong performances from first-year Chip Clark, sophomores Mason Williams and Browning Smith, junior Daniel Ficker and senior C.D. Mayhew. The 4-by-400 relay of Williams, senior Curtis Puryear, sophomore Ryan Jennings and first-year Ben Lyvers also turned in a good time.
  • For the women, senior Lucy Wright was fifth in the hammer throw, and fellow senior April Myers was third in the javelin. Senior Betsey Heines broke the school record in the 1500 race, while the 4-by-400 relay team of Myers, senior Kristen Ballard, junior Laura Clark and first-year Nicole Coffman also broke the school record. Other contributors for the women were sophomores Erica Noe and Emily Ullrich and junior Kelsey Meade.

Softball splits doubleheader with Capital

  • Led by the strong performance at the plate by junior Megan Mitchell and by senior pitcher Kaitlyn Foree, softball came back to win the second game of a doubleheader with Capital University 7-6. Other contributors in the games were senior Emily McCarty and first-years Alyssa Oakley, Amy Hockstedler, Emily Hampton and Elizabeth Young.

Men’s golf second at Emory Invitational

  • The No. 7 Pioneers was led by senior Justin Tereshko’s second-place finish with his second straight 68 at the Emory University Invitational. As for the rest of the Pioneers: Sophomore Jantzen Latham finished 17th, junior Hunter Frazier finished 28th, sophomore Clay Hinton had a total of 153 and junior Stephen Montgomery had a 160.

Baseball rocks Mount St. Joseph

  • In a Heartland Conference matchup baseball rocked the College of Mount St. Joseph Lions 12-3 Tuesday and held off Berea College 12-10 yesterday. Sophomores Zach Bynum had four hits and five RBIs Wednesday and senior Kevin Brinkman added four hits, four RBI, and three runs scored. While sophomore Zach Riney had four hits and scored two runs. First-year Graham Winchester had three hits, two runs, and one RBI. On the mound, sophomore Ryan James got the win with three innings of one-run relief behind the starting pitching Winchester. Senior Ryan Troehler, first-years Nick Edwards and Jamie King followed in relief with sophomore Shelby Dixon came to pitch a perfect ninth to get the save.
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