Sports in Brief: April 14
Written by The Flat Hat|
April 14, 2009
Women’s Gymnastics: College finishes third at USAG Collegiate Nationals
The Tribe took third place in the team finals at the USAG Collegiate Nationals Friday in New Haven, Conn. with a score of 191.00. Freshman Kristin Milardo scored a team best 9.675 on the vault. The freshman’s all-around score of 38.525 placed her third among all competitors. Milardo, sophomore Karla Bercaw and junior Jen Stack competed in the individual finals Saturday. All three earned first-team All-American honors. Bercaw scored 9.575 on the vault to finish seventh, four spots ahead of Milardo’s 11th-place finish, with a score of 9.225.
Men’s Soccer: Tribe alum helps Baltimore Blast to NISL championship
Carlos Garcia ’03 guided the Baltimore Blast of the National Indoor Soccer League to its fifth championship in seven years Saturday night. Garcia recorded a goal in the Blasts’ 13-10 championship win over the Rockford Rampage. He ranked 11th in the NISL in points during the regular season. At the College, Garcia collected three All-CAA selections, leading the Tribe to the NCAA Tournament on three occasions.
Men’s Track and Field: Tribe competes in final competition before CAAs
Gearing up for this weekend’s CAA Championships, the Tribe earned three individual fourth-place finishes at last Saturday’s Lou Onesty Invitational in Charlottesville, Va. Sophomore Chris McIntosh finished fourth in the 400-m hurdles with a time of 54.72 seconds, while fellow sophomore Glen Wright Colopy’s time of 8:49.04 earned him fourth place in the 3,000-m run. Senior Cam Shriver cleared 6’4.75” in the high-jump for the College’s third fourth-place finish of the meet.
Women’s Track and Field: Four qualify for ECAC’s at Lou Onesty Invitational
Three members of the College’s women’s track and field squad qualified for the ECAC Championships at the Lou Onesty Invitational in Charlottesville, Va. Saturday. Freshman Natalie Baird set the school record in the discus with a throw of 152’10”, qualifying herself for the ECAC’s. Junior Nicole Kazuba and senior Ashley Madonick qualified for the Championships in the pole vault and 400-m dash, respectively. Kazuba vaulted a height of 12’3.5” while Madonick’s time of 55.95 seconds in the 400-m dash made her the third-fastest quarter-mile runner in College history.