Sports Wrap 5-6-14
McDaniel will host two first-round 2014 Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) South Region championship tournament games, softball and women’s lacrosse, on May 7.
The Green Terror advanced to the Centennial Conference tournament for the third straight year, dropping a 5-1 decision to eventual champion Haverford before advancing to play May 4 with a 2-1, eight-inning win over Washington (Md.). On May 4, Muhlenberg plated two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning for a 2-1 victory.
Junior pitcher Caroline Brehm of Hanover, Pa., leads all of Division III with 336 strikeouts entering the tournament. She has allowed just 146 hits and 79 walks in 233 1/3 innings of work this season.
The second-seeded Green Terror (26-15) will take on seventh-seeded Cabrini (25-17) at 4:30 p.m. May 7. The winner of that game will face the winner of another first-round game between No. 3 seed Alvernia (21-14) and No. 6 Penn State-Behrend (20-16) May 10. No. 4 Neumann (24-11) and No. 5 Arcadia (20-21) face off in another first-round game with the winner facing top-seeded Misericordia (24-15).
The three winners will advance to Misericordia for a double-elimination tournament on May 10 and 11. The winners of the game between the No. 4 and No. 5 seeds will play the Cougars in the first game on May 10 with the game pitting the winners of the games between the No. 2 and No. 7 seeds and No. 3 and No. 6 seeds to follow.
McDaniel will host a 2014 Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Mid-Atlantic Region women's lacrosse championship tournament first-round game at 7 p.m. May 7 at Kenneth R. Gill Stadium.
The Green Terror advanced to the Centennial Conference (CC) semifinals for the first time since 2008. McDaniel defeated Muhlenberg 18-11 in the first-round game before falling to eventual champion Gettysburg, 21-11.
Three members of the McDaniel women's lacrosse team have been named to the All-Centennial Conference (CC) team. Danielle Entrot of Ellicott City, Md., was named to the first team while Lauren McCadden of Bel Air, Md., was tabbed to the second team. Julia Jacobs of Stevensville, Md., earned honorable mention accolades.
The second-seeded Green Terror (10-8) will take on seventh-seeded Alvernia (9-8) at 7 p.m. May 7. The winner of that game will face the winner of another first-round game between No. 3 seed St. Joseph's (L.I.) (13-5) and No. 6 Kean (9-8) on May 10. The winner of the first-round matchup between No. 4 Neumann (12-5) and No. 5 Drew (10-6) will face the winner of final first-round game between top-seeded Lebanon Valley (13-4) and No. 8 SUNY Canton (9-4) in the other semifinal May 10.
If Lebanon Valley wins its first-round game, the Flying Dutchmen will host the semifinals on May 10 and championship game on May 11. A SUNY Canton victory coupled with a McDaniel victory would send the three weekend games to Westminster. Game times will be determined once a host is decided.