Fulkerson named HCAC Player of the Week
• Senior Kelsey Fulkerson helped the Pioneers grab a 5-4 win over Anderson University last weekend. Fulkerson teamed up with senior Stephanie Townsend for an 8-3 win at No. 1 doubles. She then had a decisive 6-1, 6-2 win at No. 1 singles.
Women’s tennis remains unbeaten
• After a strong showing against Anderson, the women continued their success with a 6-3 win over Hanover College. Singles winners were Fulkerson, senior Andi Mong, junior Kaitlyn Hizny and sophomore Torsi Haugli. Doubles winners were the pair of Hinzy and Mong and the duo of Haugli and junior Samantha Voss. The women are now 3-0 on the season and 2-0 in the Heartland Conference. The Pioneers host rival Manchester College at 10 a.m. Saturday.
Men’s golf captures Centre College Invitational
• The men were led by senior Justin Tereshko, who shot a five-under 67, tying the school record for the lowest competitive round. Some Transy notables were junior Hunter Frazier, who fired a 69, putting him in second, while sophomore Clay Hinton (74) placed sixth. These scores earned them spots on the all-tournament team. Overall, Transy finished with a total of 285.
• The men took second at the Transy Fall Invitational. Tereshko also led the men with a four-under-par 68 opening round and then a 69 for a 137 total. Other contributors for Transy were juniors Stephen Montgomery (12th) and Frazier (21st), as well as sophomores Hinton (15th) and Jantzen Latham (61st).
Women’s soccer sweeps College Soccer Showcase
• Women’s soccer came back from a 1-0 deficit Saturday to beat then-No. 3 Otterbein University in a double-overtime win in the Transy College Showcase. In this clutch win, first-year Alyssa Kruse tacked on her fifth goal of the season by scoring with 1:24 remaining in regulation. To grab the win in overtime, senior Elizabeth Schmitt found the back of the net off a corner from sophomore Abby Felthaus.
• After a tight first half, the women pulled away from the University of Rio Grande yesterday with goals from Felthaus and fellow sophomores Amy Ghibaudy and Zan Hamilton. The Pioneers outshot the Red Storm 20-2 as they tallied their fifth straight win. The women are back in action next Thursday against Maryville College.
Volleyball battled in the Juniata College Invitational
• Transy performed strongly at the Juniata College Invitational in Huntingdon, Pa., over the weekend. In their first matchup the women battled back to take a 3-1 win during the first round against Franklin and Marshall College. First-year Alex Lilly had 12 kills while sophomores Katie Ash and Meghan Bowers had eight each. First-year Lauren Ketron also added seven kills. Senior Rebecca Luking contributed 34 assists. First-year Rachel D’Agnillo had 22 digs while Luking added 12. On Saturday the Pioneers battled hard against Randolph-Mason College in a five-set match to get the 3-2 win in the second round.
• The Pioneers had a decisive 3-0 Tuesday over Spalding University, bringing them to 4-4 on the season. Their next stop is the Centre Invitational in Danville, Ky., where they face Fisk University.
Men’s soccer ties Kalamazoo
• After a tough loss Friday to Trine University, the men battled Kalamazoo College on Saturday, which ended in a double-overtime tie. Pioneers goalkeeper Alex Schmitt, a sophomore, had nine saves. Transy’s lone goal came from fellow sophomore Kyle Smith, his first goal of the season.