Sports in Brief: March 24
Written by The Flat Hat|
March 24, 2009
Men’s Tennis: Tribe drops pair of matches at Blue-Gray Classic
The College (13-12) dropped a pair of 4-1 decisions this weekend at the Blue Gray Classic in Montgomery, Ala. Friday night, no. 43 Fresno State University denied the Tribe a victory when senior Dominic Pagon recorded the College’s lone point with a straight-set victory at the no. 5 singles position. The next day saw the same result as the Tribe fell to no. 56 Middle Tennessee State University, 4-1. Once again, Pagon tallied the sole point for the College, downing Alex McCann 6-2, 6-0.
Women’s Tennis: College beats Marshall, falls to Auburn on road
The no. 46 Tribe (6-8) split a pair of weekend matches in Huntington, W. Va., defeating no. 62 Marshall University before falling to no. 45 Auburn University. The College took care of the Thundering Herd in a tight 4-3 match Friday, taking the doubles point before junior Carmen Pop sealed the final margin with a victory at the no. 4 singles slot. Saturday, the Tribe dropped the opening doubles point and then lost the next three singles matches, eventually falling 5-2.
Women’s Golf: Tribe takes fifth at First Market Bank Invitational
Junior Morgan Stepanek notched a sixth place individual finish to lead the Tribe at this weekend’s First Market Bank Intercollegiate in Williamsburg. The College finished fifth out of 22 teams — 30 strokes back of the winner, the University of Alabama. Stepanek fired an 8 over par for the weekend, helping the Tribe jump four spots in Sunday’s second round. Sophomore Katie Murphy aided that effort, finishing in a tie for 21st at 15 over par after notching a second-round 77.
Women’s Gymnastics: College finishes forth at ECAC Championships
The College placed fourth out of seven teams at the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference championships in New Haven, Conn. this weekend. Freshman Kristin Milardo garnered All-Conference distinction in three separate events at the meet. The Tribe posted a 190.125 team score, just short of Towson’s winning 193.325. Milardo racked up honors in the floor, vault and beam exercises on her way to a third place finish in the all-around.