Category Archives: Sports

Lady Scots return from Michigan unscathed

Six wins and two draws have put the Fighting Scots at the top of the NCAC Div. III standings, however, without any conference games under their belt, it remains to be seen whether or not they will contend for the conference title.

The Scots traveled extensively yet again this weekend, easily defeating Albion College 4-1, and settling for a cagey 2-2 tie with Kalamazoo College. Continue reading Lady Scots return from Michigan unscathed

Volleyballís team efforts in results in yet another win

The volleyball team has found a consistent recipe for success this season. With strong offense from the respective hitter-setter combo of KateLynn Riley í10 and Lizzi Beal í12, surprising defense from Kelley Johnson í13 and timely contributions from a host of supporting players, the volleyball team is off to one of its strongest starts in years. Continue reading Volleyballís team efforts in results in yet another win

Friday Conversation

Sports Editor Chris Weston recently talked to† menís soccer forward Scott Buckwald í10.† Buckwald and the Scots have started† the season flirting with .500, with† a 3-3-1 record their first† six games.

Buckwald was named to the NCAC All-Conference honorable mention list last year after leading the team in goals (7) and points (18).† As a senior captain this year, Buckwald already has four goals and 11 points. Continue reading Friday Conversation

Field hockey still undefeated after dominant wins on the road

This week the Wooster field hockey team remained undefeated with a 7-0 victory over Oberlin College on Thursday and a 7-2 victory over Earlham College on Saturday.

Amanda Artman í10 led the Fighting Scots on Thursday as she recorded the seventh hat trick of her college career. The Scotsí offense blew away the Oberlin defense as they outshot the Yeowomen 31-2. The Scots took a staggering 5-0 lead in the first half with three goals from Artman, and two from Eileen Barrer í11. The Scots completed the blowout with two more goals in the second half, one from Maddie Hart í12 and the other by Laura German í13. Just as impressive as the Scotsí killer offense, was their stellar defense which held Oberlin to only two shots throughout the entirety of the match, eventually leading to a clean shut-out of the 0-3 Yeowomen. Continue reading Field hockey still undefeated after dominant wins on the road

Womenís soccer continue road winning streak

With two more wins tacked on in just three days, the Wooster womenís soccer team is setting a blistering pace for the season.† With a record of five wins no losses and one draw, the Fighting Scots are certainly not wasting any time establishing themselves as a major competitor in the North Coast Athletic Conference.† They were ranked No. 7 in Division III just this week for their outstanding form. Over the weekend the Scots found the net three times to secure a win over Bethany, and kept the ball rolling with a 2-1 win over Mt. Union on Tuesday. Continue reading Womenís soccer continue road winning streak

Cross country places in the top three to open season

Woosterís menís and womenís cross country teams started the year off with a bang at the Ric Sayre Invitational in North Canton, Ohio this past Saturday. The women took second place overall with the menís team taking third.† This was the first scored meet of the season for both teams and this early success shows great promise for the rest of the year. Continue reading Cross country places in the top three to open season