SPORTS BRIEFS

Menís Tennis

When it came to close matches, the menís tennis team had luck on its side all season. This spring, the menís team had been 4-0 in matches decided by 5-4 scores. The teamís luck, however, ran out this past weekend at the NCAC Tournament held at Kenyon College as the team came up on the short end of two 5-4 decisions against Wabash College and Ohio Wesleyan University en route to a sixth-place finish.

This past Friday, April 24, the team lost a close match to Wabash College. In singles play, Jeremy Dominik í09 and Ethan Arenstein í11 both prevailed ó Dominik by a score of 6-0 and 6-1 and Arenstein by a score of 3-6, 6-1 and 7-5.

The team rolled over Oberlin College in its second match on Saturday, sweeping the Yeomen 5-0. In its match against the Battling Bishops, the Scots came up a bit short yet again, losing by a 5-4 score.

Overall, though, the Scots notched an overall mark of 15-8. The team bounced back this year after the a down year in 2008 when the team went 8-14.

Womenís Tennis

The past three seasons had been forgettable years for the womenís tennis program. In 2006, 2007 and 2008, the program combined to go 4-52 in matches. This year, the team finally seemed to get on the right track.

On Feb. 25, the team snapped a 32-game losing streak with a 9-0 win over Muskingum College.

This past weekend, the team concluded its season at the NCAC Tournament in Gambier, Ohio. The team started off with a 5-0 loss at the hands of eventual champion Denison University last Saturday.

The following morning, the team suffered another loss, this time to Ohio Wesleyan university. The Scots, however, did get on the board, losing by a 5-2 mark. Boo Flynn won by scores of 6-0 and 6-3.

In the teamís final match against Earlham College, the Scots picked up a win against Earlham in a 5-2 affair.

The womenís team should continue its steady improvement next year. The team will not lose any seniors over the summer.

Softball

The long season finally came to an end for the Wooster softball team this past Saturday as the Scots dropped the final doubleheader of the season to arch-rival Wittenberg University.

The Scots lost by scores of 8-0 and 2-1. Two days before, the team traveled to Mead, Pa. and fell in a doubleheader.

Overall this year, Priscilla Staples í10 led the team with a .326 batting average and also posted one home run on the year.

Andrea Kelley í10 led the team in innings pitched and will return next season.

Men fall to Ohio Wesleyan 11-5

The menís lacrosse team made strides this past weekend, coming from behind to rally against arch-rival Wittenberg to clinch a 12-9 victory. On Wednesday, the team couldnít come up quite so lucky.

Last year, the Scots suffered a tough 10-8 loss at the hands of the rival Tigers. The Scots led for the first three periods of the game before Wittenberg tallied three goals in the final period. Wittenbergís rally knocked the Scots from contention. Continue reading Men fall to Ohio Wesleyan 11-5

Track team gears up for NCAC Championships

KateLynn Riley í09 demonstrated her versatility as an athlete over the weekend with a second place finish in the NCAC Heptathlon, improving her performance from last year by four places.

The other members of the track and field team got to enjoy a competitive, though non-scoring, meet last Friday at Oberlin. Together, the two events marked the final opportunity for team members to compete in their respective events before the NCAC Championships, which began today in Delaware, Ohio. Continue reading Track team gears up for NCAC Championships

Cricket team defeats Carnegie Mellon, anticipates growth

The Wooster Cricket Club defeated Carnegie Mellon University in a Twenty20 cricket match this past Sunday, their final match of the 2008-2009 season. The win marks the first time the current team has had a victory in the Twenty20 format, a shortened version of the game that typically lasts around three hours instead of several days. Continue reading Cricket team defeats Carnegie Mellon, anticipates growth

Letís Dance Society presents ìFollow the Fedora” Wednesday night

The College of Woosterís Letís Dance Society performed their ìFollow the Fedora” performance on Wednesday, April 29 at 7:30 p.m. in Freedlander Theatre. The dancers showed off their exceptional dance skills. The performance was an interesting combination of storytelling, theater and social dance. It was a combined effort of studnet performers and choreographers, including Eric Hernandez í09, who showed off their dance skills, including swing dancing and the tango.

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