A Page -- April 10, 2011


Longtime Hiram College Athletic 

Director Bill Hollinger Passes Away

April 10, 2011

By Jeff Hoedt

HIRAM, OHIO  --  Hiram College lost one of its living legends today with the passing of former Director of Athletics Bill Hollinger.  He was 89 years old.

Coach, as Bill was affectionately known, is a Hiram legend having touched the lives of hundreds of Hiram students as a coach, teacher, and administrator.

 Bill was a gentle, unassuming man who represented all that was good about intercollegiate athletics and the best of Hiram College. Coach was truly one of the most beloved members of the Hiram community. His mark on the Department of Athletics at Hiram can still be felt due to his dedicated service and the impact he had on the lives of all those who were blessed to know him. He was a true scholar who was known nationally for his expertise in the fields of physical education, health, and recreation.

A 1943 graduate of Hiram College, Bill earned his master’s degree from Stanford University. After seven years of teaching and coaching at Ripon College in Wisconsin, he returned to his alma mater as Director of Athletics and head of the department of physical education. For 33 years, Bill coached football, men’s basketball, track & field, and baseball. He was Hiram’s head basketball coach and won more than 300 games during his career.

Throughout his career, Coach Hollinger brought wonderful visibility to Hiram College as one of the most respected athletic administrators in all of the NCAA. Bill was a four-time member of the NCAA Div. III selection committee and received the Distinguished Service Award from the Ohio House of Representatives.  Along the way he was inducted into the Portage County Hall of Fame, the Hiram College Hall of Fame, and the Garfield Society.

Coach formally retired from his position at Hiram in 1989, but remained close to the institution and was an integral part of the athletic department as an ambassador, mentor, and advisor to the coaches and staff who have followed in his footsteps. The Hiram Athletic Hall of Fame is named in honor of him and seeks to recognize the profound impact Bill had on Hiram College.

Bill’s wife, Esther, who passed away in 1993, was a 1942 graduate of Hiram. Daughters Susan ’83 and Jeanne ’75 graduated from Hiram while daughters, Jan and Judy, earned their degrees from the College of Wooster.

B-W Men’s Golf Team Stands Fourth 

After First Day of Denison University 

Spring Invitational; Walsh Jesuit 

Alumnus Steve Spalding Leading the 

Way for the Jackets

GRANVILLE, OHIO -- The Baldwin-Wallace College men’s golf team stands fourth of 13 teams after the first day today (Saturday, April 9, 2011) of the annual Denison University Spring Invitational Tournament at the Granville Country Club in Granville, Ohio.  The second round will be played on Sunday with tee times beginning at 11:00 a.m.

The Yellow Jackets shot a 307-stroke team total to stand fourth.
Walsh alum Steve Spalding

B-W was led by sophomore number-one player Stephen Spalding (Stow/ Walsh Jesuit), who shot his third straight round of  76 on the par-71, 6,559-yard Granville C.C. layout, and junior Matt Warren (Copley), who also fired a 72 and had his lowest round as a collegian.  In addition and in the team competition, junior Ricky Jaskolski (North Royalton/ Padua Fransican) and freshman Augie Ward (Medina/ Walsh Jesuit) each shot a 78 and freshman Chris Nader (Westlake) had a 79.
Padua alum Ricky Jaskolski

Playing as individuals, senior Brian Routhieaux (Gibsonia, Pa./ Mars Area) had a 77 and junior Kyle Lewis (Riverside, Calif./ Riverside Poly) had an 84.

Mount Union sweeps Musky; Raiders to 

host B-W Tuesday

April 9, 2011 

By Josh Reilly

NEW CONCORD, Ohio – Mount Union's softball team swept a doubleheader at Muskingum, claiming decisions of 7-1 and 6-4, in Ohio Athletic Conference action on Saturday.

During the opener, the Raiders scored five runs in the second inning and never looked back.
Jill Rader (Ashland/Ashland) drew a one-out walk before her teammates came through with four two-out hits.

Alex Mayo (Greenville/Ansonia) plated Rader with an RBI single and then scored on an RBI double by Rachel Jesso. After Marissa Earl (Massillon/Massillon Washington) walked, Kristen Gromes (Navarre/Fairless) delivered an RBI single to score Jesso; a Muskingum error helped Earl score on the play.
Former Tiger Earl (L), and fellow Stark Countyan, Fairless alumna Gromes (R)

Gromes scored Mount Union's fifth run on a single by Shelby Carmichael (Dalton/Dalton).
The Raiders pushed their advantage to 6-0 with a run in the fourth. Jesso led off the frame with a single, moved by on an Earl sacrifice bunt and then scored on a Gromes single

To read more of this story, click http://athletics.mountunion.edu/sports/sball/2010-11/

Findlay sweeps Lake Erie; Madison's 

Tawna Whited throws complete game for 

Oilers in night cap; former teammate 

Juliana Brotzman gets one of three hits 

off NHS S/A

By Kyle Akins

Lake Erie College softball (7-21, 0-12 GLIAC) again came tantalizingly close to its first GLIAC victory but was turned back again, 4-3 in nine innings and 9-1 in five innings, against the University of Findlay (16-11-1, 4-8 GLIAC) by the  at Kiwanis Recreation Park. 

Game one started off as a pitcher's dual as Lake Erie freshman Sara Shields (Randolph, Ohio/Waterloo) and Findlay's Jackie Messersmith (now there's a natural pitcher's surname) as neither allowed a run in the first four innings.  The only strong scoring threat came in the top of the third when Findlay loaded the bases with one out.

Former prep battery mates, now college opponents, Madison's Tawna Whited (l), Juliana Brotzman (r)

Madison High alumna Tawna Whited, a National Honor Society S/A in high school, went the distance in the nightcap for the Oilers to get the win on the mound.  She yielded only three hits, one of them a double ironically by Madison High grad Juliana Brotzman.
Forge alumna Brittany Sostre homered in the first game for LEC.
(l to r) -- Coppus, Messmer, Motuza

Former Cleveland State S/As, transfers Calli Coppus, Jaci Messmer combined for five hits, four runs and four RBIs in nightcap for Findlay. South alumna Jenna Motuza went 3-for3, drove in two runs, stole a base and scored one in the second game for the Oilers.

North High alumna Courtney Dwyer had three hits in the double header for Findlay. 
Full recaps and boxscores available:

Mount tennis
Mount Tennis team sweeps singles play to trap Musky, 7-2

NEW CONCORD, Ohio -- The Mount Union women's tennis team swept singles play en route to a 7-2 Ohio Athletic Conference victory over Muskingum on Saturday.

Lauren Olivier (Chagrin Falls/Walsh Jesuit) and Carolann Sterkenburg (Geneva/Geneva) helped the Purple Raiders win points in both singles and doubles action. 

The two paired for an 8-1 decision at second doubles over Ally Thomas and Cheyenne Davidson.

Full recaps and boxscores available:



In battle of Lake Erie, John Carroll upsets B-W

SHAKER HEIGHTS, OHIO – The Baldwin-Wallace College baseball men’s tennis team was defeated by Ohio Athletic Conference and Cleveland cross-town rival John Carroll University, 6-3, today (Saturday, April 9, 2011) at the Hathaway Brown High School Tennis Courts.

With its loss, the Yellow Jackets drop to 16-2 overall and 2-1 in the OAC and JCU improves to 6-6 overall and 2-1 in the OAC.

B-W gained a 2-1 advantage in doubles play as the number-one duo of sophomore Joe Horvath (North Royalton) and senior Matt Lachman (Cleveland Heights/ Lakewood St. Edward) won, 9-7 to improve to 14-3 overall this season, and the No.2 tandem of Alex Trzeciak (Avon Lake) and freshman Brad Minrovic (Akron/ Ellet) each won, 8-4 to improve to 15-2 overall.

JCU then dominated singles play as the Blue Streaks won five of six matches. The lone Yellow Jacket to win was Trzeciak at No.1 singles and by the scores of 6-3 and 6-2.  His win at No.1 improved his seasonal mark to 15-4, including 12-3 at the top spot.

Raiders remain unbeaten with rout of Musky

ALLIANCE -- Mount Union's men's tennis team remained unbeaten in Ohio Athletic Conference play with an 8-1 victory over Muskingum at the Whitehill Tennis Courts on Saturday.

Zach Perry (Hudson/Hudson) led the way with his first singles win -- a 6-0, 6-0 decision over Malcolm Reed. Perry also teamed with Yasuhiro Anno (Fukucka, Japan/Kyushu Kokusai Daigaku Fuzoku) to win the No. 2 doubles match over Dale De Fluiter and Robbie Levine, 8-2.

Other Mount Union winners included Nate Fockler (North Canton/North Canton Hoover), who defeated Adrian Matthews, 6-2, 6-3, at second singles, and Patrick Yackmack (Mantua/Twinsburg) -- a 6-3, 6-0 winner over Yash Lalwani at No. 3 singles.

Anno won his singles match at No. 4 over Levine, 6-1, 6-0; Drew LeGendre (Toledo/Bowsher) added a win at fifth singles over De Fluiter, 6-3, 3-6, 10-6; and Jeff Looker (Stow/Stow-Munroe Falls) bested Hunter Huffman, 7-6 (7-5), 6-2.

LeGendre and Marcus Suffolk (Canfield/Canfield) claimed a doubles point for the Raiders, winning 

the No. 3 match, 9-8 (7-4), against Huffman and Lalwani

Perry alum Ty Griffin sets provisional mark

April 9, 2011 

ALLIANCE – Mount Union Senior Ty Griffin (Massillon/Massillon Perry) finished with a provisional mark in the 1500 meters (3:53.15) and three other Raiders won their events at the John Homon invitational hosted by Mount Union.


Three other Raiders won their events with Scott Thomas (Salem/West Branch) in the 100 meters (11.10) and 200 meters (22.19), Sean Denard (Naperville, Ill./Naperville North) in the discus (154-03) and Sam Ludgood (Webster, N.Y./Webster Schroeder) in the triple jump (44-01). Joseph Dlubak (Upper Sandusky/Upper Sandusky) finished second in the 400 meter hurdles (55.97) 

Muskies nip Raiders, 2-1

ALLIANCE, Ohio -- A two-run rally in the bottom of the sixth inning of game one led to a 2-1 win and allowed Mount Union to earn a split in an Ohio Athletic Conference baseball doubleheader with Muskingum Saturday at 23rd Street Field in Alliance.  The Muskies took game two 12-8.

Muskingum (7-14, 1-5 OAC) had broke a scoreless tie in the game one in the fifth inning with a run on a two-out RBI double from Tyler Hardcastle.

Mount Union came back in the sixth as Lee Grosscup (North Canton/Green) led off the inning with a double then Connor Mathis (Akron/Firestone) entered the game as a pitch hitter layed down a bunt which resulted in a single and error to put him on second and scored Grosscup to tie the game.  Mathis moved to third on a Craig Knott (Canton/GlenOak) RBI single and scored the go ahead run on a sacrifice fly from Zach Carlino (Pittsburgh, Pa./Central Catholic)

Firestone alum Connor Mathis

Cody Colly (Massillon/Massillon Washington) retired the side in order in the seventh to close a complete victory on the mound.  Colly moved to 3-2 on the season as he allowed just four hits and struck out eight.

The second game featured plenty of scoring as each team got a pair of runs in the first inning as Muskingum got a two-run homer from Colton Newell and Mount Union got an RBI double from Greg Ferrell (Uniontown/Green) and an RBI-single from Carlino

Mount gals in fifth after first day of fast-moving Turtle

WESTERVILLE, Ohio -- Mount Union's women's golf team stands in fifth place after the first day of the Otterbein Invitational Saturday at Little Turtle Country Club in Westerville, Ohio.

The Purple Raiders carded a team score of 369 which leaves them 26 shots back of four place Ohio Northern (343).  Allegheny (Pa.) leads the event with a score of 332 which is two shots clear of second place Ohio Dominican (334) with tournament host Otterbein in third place with a score of 341.

Mary Snode (Alliance/Marlington) is tied for 10th overall and leads Mount Union as she fired an 86.

Megan Zenobi (Novelty/West Geagua) had an 88, Kelly Slutz (Orrville/Smithville) had a 94 and Erica Swanger (Shelby/Shelby) a 101 to round out the team scoring.

The tournament wraps up Sunday with 18 holes at New Albany Links in New Albany, Ohio.

Otterbein Invitational

RD 1. - Little Turtle Country Club

Team Scores: 1. Allegheny (Pa.) 332, 2. Ohio Dominican 334, 3. Otterbein 341, 4. Ohio Northern 341, 5. Mount Union 369, 6. Columbus State 374, 7. Urbana 417, 8. Ohio Wesleyan 463, 9. Jackson C.C. 604.

Top 5 Individuals: 1. Catherine Brunoehler (Otterbein) 70, 2. Sarah Vorder Bruegge (Allegheny) 76, T3. Liz Blyth (Allegheny) and Karalyn Newman (Ohio Dominican) 79, 5. Ashley Johnson (Ohio Northern) 80.

Mount Union: 10. Mary Snode 86, 14. Megan Zenobi 88, 26. Kelly Slutz 94,  33. Erica Swanger 101, 36. Alyssa King 105.

Yeowomen Upended by Denison in NCAC Opener

Story Reported by Mike Mancini

4/9/2011 5:28:58 PM

Game One Box l Game Two Box

Oberlin, Ohio – The Oberlin College softball team put forth a valiant effort, but was plagued by a big inning in game one and silent bats in the nightcap as the visiting Denison University Big Red defeated the Yeowomen 8-4 and 4-1 on Saturday afternoon at Culhane Field. 

In the lid-lifter the Yeowomen were clinging to a 2-1 lead through four complete. but the Big Red busted things open with a six-run fifth that featured a grand slam by catcher Meghan Edwards. 

The Yeowomen took an early 1-0 lead in the bottom of the second as first-year Kelsey Steiner singled through the left side to score Cheryl Lindsly. 

Denison got back to even in the fourth on Heather Larsen’s double off the left center field wall. However, in the home half of the frame, Lindsly, who led off the inning with a single, scored on a wild pitch.

Rookie pitcher Melanie Budney cruised through the first four innings as Denison had just four hits to that point before exploding with five in the fifth. 

The Yeowomen (2-14, 0-2 NCAC) continued to fight as they plated single tallies in the fifth and sixth, but couldn’t get enough to complete the comeback. Lindsly’s infield single in the fifth sent Emily King across the dish and Brittany Dawson’s single in the sixth scored Kristine Kuchta, who led off the inning with a walk. 

Lindsly, King and Steiner all had two hits in the game. 

After pounding out 11 hits in game one, the Yeowomen had just five hits in the backend of the twinbill. 

They were trailing 4-0 going into the seventh but were able to put together a rally by getting the tying run to the plate before leaving two runners stranded. King’s double just inside the left line scored Katie Baldonieri for Oberlin’s lone run of the game. Following a fly out – Widmer walked – leaving runners on the corners. However, Big Red (17-5, 2-0 NCAC) starter Kelsey Hagner was able to induce a strikeout and pop out to end the threat. 

Budney, who went the distance in both games, surrendered two runs in the first inning, but settled down from there. Denison would add single tallies in the fourth and sixth innings.

Baldonieri finished 2-for-3 with a run scored in the contest. 

In All-Cleveland-College Battle, 

Baldwin-Wallace Tennis Team Wins 

Sixth Straight Match as it Beats Cross-

Town Rival JCU, 8-1, on Pop Collins 


By Kevin Ruple

BEREA -- The Baldwin-Wallace College women’s tennis team defeated Ohio Athletic Conference and Cleveland cross-town rival John Carroll University, 8-1, today (Saturday, April 9, 2011) in an OAC match on the “Pop” Collins Courts  on “Jack Bethlenfalvy Appreciation Day” in Berea.  The victory was B-W’s 49th in its last 51 OAC matches.

Prior to today’s match, B-W veteran Head Coach Jack Bethlenfalvy was recognized for his long service to the College and presented with a plaque to honor his 300th career victory that he recorded in an 8-1 win against Adrian (Mich.) College on February 19.  Following the win today, Bethlenfalvy, the winningest women’s tennis coach in B-W, OAC and Ohio Collegiate history, is now 306-197 in his career.

Bethlenfalvy’s Yellow Jackets, now 10-6 overall and a perfect 3-0 in the OAC, are the defending OAC regular season and tournament champions three of the past four years.  With its loss, JCU fell to 3-10 overall and 1-2 in the OAC.
Green High alumna Emily Pelosi

B-W gained a 2-1 advantage in doubles as the number-two duo of senior Emily Pelosi (Uniontown/ Green) and junior Jenny Greene (Worthington/ Thomas Worthington) won, 8-6, and the No.3 tandem of senior Katy Marshall (Medina/ Senior) and freshman Morgan Baker (Vermilion/ Elyria Catholic) won, 9-8, including a 7-2 advantage in the tie-breaker.

To date, the No.1 doubles duo of senior Caitlyn Pecinovsky (Whitehall/ Columbus Bishop Hartley) and sophomore Rebecca Mittler (Elyria/ Catholic) have the most doubles wins with 15 and the best doubles mark at 15-7. Greene and Pelosi are 12-5 overall and have won six straight.
Medina High alumna Katy Marshall

In singles play, B-W dominated the Blue Streaks by winning 72 of 91 points and all six matches. Pecinovsky won at No.1 by the scores of 6-1 and 6-2. Junior No.2 player Safaa Hajji (Morocco) won, 6-1 and 6-0. Mittler won at No.1 by the scores of 6-1 and 6-3. Greene won at No.4 by the scores of 6-2 and 6-1. Pelosi won at No.2 by the scores of 6-0 and 6-4. And, Marshall won at No.6 by the scores of 6-4 and 6-0.
Avon Lake High alumna/John Carroll Junior Cassie Simmerlink

Green High alumna Maria Ciccolini and Avon Lake High grad Cassie Simmerlink earned Carroll's only point at first singles.

Greene continues to lead all Yellow Jacket singles players with 15 wins and a 15-6 mark, including a 10-3 slate at No.4. Pelosi is second with 14 wins, Pecinovsky third with 13, Mittler is next with 12 and Marshall rounds out the double-figure winners with 11.

Lorain's Matt Toth, Alliance's Logan 

Nordquist, Tallmadge's Brian Kilway lead 

Lake Erie College to broom closet; Storm 

sweeps two from Tiffin

By Jason Tirotta

EASTLAKE -- Matt Toth (Lorain/Admiral King) drove in the winning run in the opener and then had two hits in the nightcap as the Storm (12-12, 5-7 GLIAC) swept a doubleheader from Tiffin (8-19, 5-8 GLIAC) on Saturday, April 9, at Classic Park winning by the scores of 4-3 and 6-2. 
Kilway (L), Nordquist (R)

Brayan Cacique hit a two-run homer in the first game and Logan Nordquist (Alliance) threw 6 1/3 strong innings, allowing just two earned runs.
Matt Toth (Photo by Tom Cammett/Diamond Images, Inc.)
Toth (9)

 In game two, freshman Brian Kilway (Tallmadge) notched his first collegiate victory with a complete game. He gave up just one earned run (two total) in seven innings on eight hits with no walks and four strikeouts.  Full recaps and boxscores available on www.LakeErieStorm.com.


Strongsville's Jason Lash, Canton Central Catholic 

Alum Willie Brechun Each Carve Rare Two-at-

Bat/RBI-Each-Time-Up Inning as Nationally Ranked 

Heidelberg Sweeps Wilmington

By Morgan Hawley

Tiffin – April 9, 2011 – At Peaceful Valley the nationally ranked Heidelberg University baseball team registered 31 hits in an Ohio Athletic Conference doubleheader sweep of Wilmington College this afternoon. The Berg posted a 15-3 win in game one and recorded the sweep with an 11-3 victory in game two. The sweep improves Heidelberg to 22-4 overall and 6-0 in the OAC, while the Quakers fall to 7-12, 2-4.

Heidelberg wasted little time getting acquainted with the scoreboard in game one. The Berg hitters nearly batted around twice en route to an 11-run first inning. Overall Heidelberg finished game one with 13 hits and seven came in its first at bat.
Jason Lash

Andrew Buelow (Marysville, Mich. / Marysville) had a two-RBI double, while Willie Brechun (Canton, Ohio / Canton Central Catholic) and Jason Lash (Strongsville, Ohio / Strongsville) each knocked in a run apiece both times at the plate in the inning.

Willie Brechun
Willie Brechun, another great Doug Miller-produced, Canton Central Catholic S/A 

Wilmington got on the scoreboard in the top of the third, but Lash got the run back in the bottom half of the inning with a solo shot to left field.

Alex Monroe (Chagrin Falls, Ohio / Kenston) had a bases clearing triple to the deepest corner of left field in the fourth to close out Heidelberg’s scoring on the day. Wilmington added two more runs in the fifth to finish with three for the game.

Lash went 3-for-3 at the plate with two runs scored. He shared team-honors with Monroe with three RBI. Also finishing with multiple hits was Ricardo Lizcano (Toledo, Ohio / Roy C. Start), Arneal Squibb (Mishawaka, Ind. / Mishawaka), Derek Andrzejczak (Sylvania, Ohio / Sylvania Northview) and Buelow.\

On the mound right-handed sophomore Ethan Holt (Galion, Ohio / West Holmes) picked up the win to improve to 5-0 on the year. He threw a one-hitter in 4.0 innings of work and gave up just one earned run. He struck out two in the process.

Full recaps and boxscores available: 

B-W/Jack Carroll Softball

All-Cleveland Intercollegiate Clash has Baldwin-

Wallace Softball Team Splitting an OAC Twinbill with 

Rival John Carroll in Granite City

BEREA – The Baldwin-Wallace College softball team split an Ohio Athletic Conference doubleheader with Cleveland cross-town rival John Carroll University today (Saturday, April 9, 2011) at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds Field in Berea.  The Yellow Jackets won the first game, 3-1, and the JCU captured the nightcap, 7-6.

With its split  the Yellow Jackets are now 12-5 overall and have a 3-3 mark in the OAC. JCU is now 14-8 overall and 5-3 in the OAC.
Highland Alumna Tanya Davis

In the first game, B-W jumped out to the lead in the first inning when senior centerfielder Tanya Davis (Hinckley/ Medina Highland) connected on her school-record 46th career double with two outs. Freshman RF Tabitha Murray (Mogadore/ Field) followed with her team-leading third homerun of the season to give the Yellow Jackets a 2-0 advantage.

JCU countered in the third inning using a pair of hits and a walk to score its first run of the game. B-W struck back in the fourth inning when junior pitcher/outfielder Sarah Baker (Mentor/ Lake Catholic) connected for a leadoff double.  Junior catcher Kim Parkinson (Stow/ Stow-Munroe Falls) entered the game as a pinch-runner for Baker and advanced to third on a sacrifice bunt by freshman pitcher Justina Wise (New London).  Freshman shortstop Lauren Feciuch (Kent/ Field) singled to drive in her 10th run of the season and push the Yellow Jackets’ lead to 3-1.
Stow High alumna Kim Parkinson

JCU tried to muster a late rally in the sixth inning when Wise allowed a leadoff single and a double to left field, but she responded by retiring the next three hitters, including striking out the first two.

The Yellow Jacket hitting attack was led by Murray and Davis as each player was 2-for-3 at the plate.  Both of Davis’ hits were doubles. On the mound. Wise threw a complete-game five-hitter and struck out four to improve to 7-2 overall.

Full recaps and boxscores available: http://www.bw.edu/athletics/sb/


Miller, tied for first, Lutheran West alum Ben Lehrke 

tied for seventh in Barclay Invite 

By Lenny Reich

GRANVILLE, Ohio -- Mount Union's Scott Miller (Wycoff, N.J./Ramapo) is tied for the individual lead as the Purple Raider men's golf team is second after day one of Denison's Ted Barclay Invitational at Granville Golf Club.

Miller shot an even-par 71 and is tied with two Ohio Wesleyan golfers -- Nate Fridley and Caleb Chiero.

Competing as an indvidual, Mount Union's Dillon Bright (Granville/Granville) carded a 74 on Saturday and is tied for fifth.

Also for the Purple Raiders, Ben Lehrke (North Ridgeville/Lutheran West) is tied for seventh with a 75 and Jon Lieser (Minerva/Minerva) is tied for 10th with a 76.
As a team, Mount Union has a score of 301 and trails only Ohio Wesleyan (295).

Mount's Smith wins Steeplechase

ALLIANCE, Ohio – Rachel Smith (Waterford, Pa./Fort LeBoeuf) won the 3000 meters steeplechase (12:30.61) for the Raiders only first place finish at the John Homon Open.

 Five Raiders finished second in their event with Julianne Liberati (Pittsburgh, Pa./Trinity Christian) in the triple jump (33-09), Kelsey Shonk (Columbus/Bishop Hartley) in the discus (136-04), Aubree Jones (Falconer, N.Y./Falconer) in the javelin (120-09), Alexis Campbell (St. Clairsville/St. Clairsville) in the 100 meters (12.84) and 200 meters (26.41) and Emily Mazzaferri (Canton/Glen Oak) in the 800 meters (2:19.55).

Calvin defeats Oberlin on Final Day of GLCA's\\

 Story Reported by Wes Davis

Kalamazoo, Mich. - The Oberlin College men's tennis team faltered on the second day of the Great Lakes Colleges Association tournament today dropping the match against Calvin College 8-1.

First-year Logan Chun is having a fine inaugural season as he continues to down opposing No. 1's.  He defeated Calvin's Andrew DeVlieger in a super tiebreaker.  DeVlieger got ontop in the first set and didn't look back winning 6-1.  Chun charged back into the match claiming the second set 6-4 and then pushed Calvin's No. 1out of the way in the super breaker winning 10-7 to earn his thirteenth win of the season and fourth in a row.

Oberlin was in contention in the top two doubles pairings but Calvin managed to gain control and pick up wins in all three positions.

Eliot Heaton and Chun battled it out at No. 2 against DeVlieger and Philip Reinkin going extra sets before falling 9-7.

The Yeomen's top pairing of Leo Sprinzen and Charlie Marks were bested by Roland Eldridge and Preston Phillips 8-6.

Oberlin (6-12, 1-0 NCAC) is back in action April 14 when they host Denison University in a match slated for a 4:30 p.m. start.

Scots Sweep Yeomen

Wooster, Ohio – The Oberlin College baseball team had a 3-0 lead on the College of Wooster in game one, but the Scots scored six unanswered runs to win 6-3 before going on to take the nightcap 5-1 to complete the sweep of the Yeomen. 

The Yeomen jumped on the Scots in the second by scoring all three of their runs with two outs. Sophomore Zach Jaspers came through with a single to plate Max Phinney, who led off the inning with a single of his own. Leadoff man Ben Kauder followed with a two-run single through the left that sent Jaspers and freshman Steve DiNanno across the dish. 

Yeomen starter Grady Campion got through the Scots lineup rather quickly in the first and second, but ran into some trouble in the third. A pair of walks to start the frame came back to haunt him as Wooster followed with a pair of hits and sac fly to get things back to even at three all. 

The Yeomen would go down in order in both the fourth and fifth and then Baseball America’s Division III Preseason Player of the Year Greg Van Horn would break the tie with a solo home run in the fifth. The Scots tacked on two more in the sixth courtesy of Jonathan Ray’s two run home run. 

After the big second inning, the Yeomen managed just one hit the rest of the way as Wooster hurler Justin McDowell (5-1) went the distance and fanned seven.

Campion (1-1) took the loss as he allowed eight hits to go along with two strikeouts in his six innings of work. 

In game two Head Coach Adrian Abrahamowicz elected to send out senior Phil Brua to the bump. Normally Oberlin’s closer, Brua was touched up for three runs in the first before settling down nicely. Unfortunately, the three-spot was all the Scots needed to earn the win. 

Wooster used three hits and a walk to jump on the Yeomen early, but Brua bounced back by shutting down the Scots in order in the second and third. However, the Scots manufactured single tallies in the fourth and fifth. 

In the second inning the Yeomen had runners on the corners with two down, but Phinney got cut down at the plate as Oberlin was trying to execute a double steal play. 

From that point Oberlin could not really get anything going as Matt Barnes (4-0) was dealing for the Scots. He allowed just five hits while walking none and striking out eight. 

OC plated its only run of the game in the seventh as Brandon Cantrill led off the inning with a double and would later score on a wild pitch. 

Brua suffered the loss and fell to 1-4 on the year. He worked five innings and allowed just six hits, while racking up four punchouts.