Sports in Brief: April 7
Written by The Flat Hat|
April 7, 2009
Men’s Gymnastics: Tribe takes third place at ECAC Championships
The no. 12 Tribe took third place at this weekend’s ECAC championships, tallying their second-best team score of the season. The College’s total of 338.45 was barely edged by the United States Naval Academy and the University of Illinois — Chicago. Both teams posted season-best marks. Navy’s mark of 340.2 was just enough to surpass the College for the final team spot at next week’s NCAA championships in Minneapolis, Minn. The Tribe will still send seven individual performers to the competition.
Listen to an interview of sophomore Andy Hunter for more analysis at flathatnews.com.
Women’s Lacrosse: College beats Towson, loses to Delaware
The College split a pair of games in its conference-opening weekend, downing Towson University 12-9 Friday before falling to the University of Delaware 15-11 Sunday afternoon. In the opener, sophomore Ashley Holofcener poured in a game-high four goals to lead the Tribe to the road win. Sophomore goalkeeper Emily Geary registered nine saves in goal. Sunday, Delaware built an early 4-1 advantage on its way to the win Holofcener again led the Tribe with four goals and two assists, while sophomore Sarah Jonson scored twice.
Women’s Gymnastics: Milardo takes 12th at NCAA Southeast Regional
Freshman Kristin Milardo placed 12th in the all-around at the NCAA Southeast Regional, held this weekend in Raleigh, N.C. Milardo started off the rotation on vault, notching a 9.7 score, just off her career high. She tied for 27th in uneven, her best finish. Next week, Milardo and her teammates will compete at the USAG Collegiate Nationals, the team’s final meet this season.