Sports in Brief: March 20
Written by The Flat Hat|
March 19, 2009
Baseball: Tribe drops both games of mid-week doubleheader
Due to rain, the College of William and Mary (5-11) squared off in a doubleheader against the University of Rhode Island (10-5) Wednesday, with the Tribe dropping both games. In the night cap, the Tribe fell 3-0 and got out-hit 6-4. URI designated hitter Dan Rhault collected an RBI on a two-run single in the third inning. In the first game, the Tribe lost 11-9 despitie senior second baseman James Williamson’s 4 RBIs which included a two-run home run to left field.
Men’s Tennis: College falls 4-1 in opening round of Blue-Gray Classic
College of William and Mary junior Keziel Juneau’s upset victory over no. 44 Alexey Tsyrenov was the only win of the day for the 61st ranked Tribe (13-10). The College fell 4-1 to no. 30 Auburn University (8-4) in the Blue-Gray National Tennis Classic yesterday. Tsyrenov was the highest ranked opponent Juneau has defeated in his career, wining 6-1, 6-4. Juneau improved his season singles record to 20-10. In doubles, Juneau and sophomore Sebastien Vidal lost 8-4 to 10th-ranked Tsyrenov and Puetz.
Swimming and Diving: Radloff places 41st in NCAA preliminaries
College of William and Mary junior Katie Radloff finished 41st at the NCAA Championship preliminaries in the 50-meter freestyle with a time of 22.63 seconds Thursday morning. Radloff plans on swimming in the 200-m freestyle today and the 100-m freestyle tomorrow. In her first two seasons at the College, Radloff competed in the 50-m, 100-m and 200-m events at the NCAA Championships. Her highest finish occured last season when she acheived 20th place in the 100-m free.