Sports Wrap

April 21, 2009

For the second straight day, rain and field conditions April 21 cancelled a Green Terror home baseball game. The game against Messiah was the latest casualty on a long list of spring postponements and cancellations. It will not be rescheduled. The previously rescheduled Centennial Conference game at Johns Hopkins has been scheduled for April 24 at 3:30 p.m.

Men’s Golf:
Alex Campbell (Howell, N.J./Wall) fired a 74 to finish tied for second and lead McDaniel to a second-place tie April 19 at the Glenmaura National Collegiate Invitational in men’s golf action. Three McDaniel players carded a round of 79 April 9 to lead McDaniel to a seventh-place finish at the Elizabethtown Blue Jay Classic at Hershey Country Club in men’s golf action.

Women’s Golf:
Elyse Massa (Wescosville, Pa./Emmaus) shot matching rounds of 87 April 17-18 to finish tied for second place overall at the two-day Kutztown Invitational in women’s golf action.

Men’s Lacrosse:
Mike Hatton (Corning, N.Y./Corning East), a senior on the McDaniel men’s lacrosse team, has been named the Centennial Conference (CC) Offensive Player of the Week for the week ending Apr. 19. Ninth-ranked Haverford needed an overtime April 18 to down McDaniel (9-5, 3-4 CC) 13-12.

Women’s Lacrosse:
McDaniel will travel to Carlisle, Pa., April 22 for the first-round game of the 2009 Centennial Conference (CC) women’s lacrosse championship. Game time is 4:30 p.m. Brittany Baer (Westminster, Md./Westminster) netted three goals April 18 to lead McDaniel to a 15-1 victory over Bryn Mawr in Centennial Conference (CC) women’s lacrosse action. The win, coupled with Muhlenberg’s 16-12 win over Washington, gives the Green Terror (9-7, 5-3 CC) the No. 5 seed in next week’s conference tournament.

Outdoor Track:
Jennifer Garnett, a sophomore on the McDaniel women’s outdoor track and field team, was named the Centennial Conference (CC) Co-Athlete of the Week for the week ending April 5. Garnett (Los Altos, Calif./Homestead) won her second 400 meters this season to lead McDaniel to a third-place finish April 18 at the 2009 Mason-Dixon Invitational hosted by Gettysburg in women’s track and field action. Behind Garnett’s personal-best time of 1:01.28, the Green Terror finished with 78 points. Gettysburg won the team title with 225 points while Frostburg was second with 161 points. On the men’s side, McDaniel finished seventh (64).

Ursinus won a doubleheader over McDaniel (11-16, 2-8 CC) April 19 in Centennial Conference (CC) softball action. The Green Terror softball game at home against Hood, originally scheduled for April 21, has been postponed to 3:30 p.m. April 23.

Men’s Tennis:
Haverford scored an 8-1 victory over McDaniel April 18 in Centennial Conference (CC) men’s tennis action. Ben Faber (Wayne, Pa./Conestoga) registered the lone win for the Green Terror (4-8, 0-6 CC), taking a 6-4, 6-2 win at No. 2 singles.

Women’s Tennis:
Swarthmore took an 8-1 win over McDaniel April 20 in Centennial Conference (CC) women’s tennis action. Jessica Gelber was the lone winner for the Green Terror (1-10, 0-8 CC), taking a 6-1, 6-1 decision at No. 5 singles.