Local College Sports Roundup for March 8, 2013
March 8, 2013 10:10PM
Updated: April 11, 2013 6:44AM
Lewis 3-7, Gannon 0-0: Michael Schroeder (2-0) pitched a two-hitter and Joe Sparacio clubbed a two-run double to spark Lewis (6-1) in the opener in Auburndale, Fla. Tom Helwich (2-0) went the distance for the Flyers in the nightcap, scattering five hits while striking out eight. Ben Albano paced the offense with a two-run homer, while Kyle Kapka went 3-for-4 with two runs.
Warner (Fla.) Invitational
Siena Heights 3, St. Francis 1: Cody Columbus delivered a fifth-inning RBI single for St. Francis in the first of its two games in Lake Wales, Fla. Ryne Gill (2-1) surrendered just one earned run in pitching a complete game.
Warner 9, St. Francis 4: Jesse Gregurich was 3-for-4 with a run and an RBI to lead St. Francis (9-10).
NCAA Division II Championships: Lewis’ Brandon Drogemuller was 24th in the preliminaries of the 500-yard freestyle (4 minutes, 39.82 seconds) in Birmingham, Ala.
Men’s Indoor Track & Field
NCAA Division II Championships: Andrew McLain, of Lewis, earned All-America status after finishing eighth in the 3,000-meter run (14;20.82) in Birmingham, Ala.
Lewis 25-25-25, Princeton 23-18-17: Geoff Powell had 10 kills and B.J. Boldog added 27 assists to power host Lewis (14-5).
Great Lakes Valley Tournament
Lewis 50, Missouri S&T 42: Mariyah Henley scored 11 points to propel Lewis (22-5) in the quarterfinal in Evansville, Ind. Jess Reinhart added 10 points and seven rebounds for the top-seeded Flyers.
St. Francis 10, Mount Vernon Nazarene 2: Tori Johnson had three RBI and Kaitlin Nolan added a solo home run to pace St. Francis in the five-inning game. Corey Shahan (3-1) allowed one earned run on five hits.
Cornerstone 7, St. Francis 6: Cornerstone rallied for five runs in the top of the seventh to stun St. Francis (7-3) in the second of its two games in Minneola, Fla. Kaitlin Nolan delivered a two-run double for the Saints, while Lexi Southall went 3-for-4 with two runs and an RBI.
NCAA Division II Championships: Lewis’ Sarah Kenis finished 29th in the preliminaries of the 100 breaststroke (1:05.74) in Birmingham, Ala.
Contributing: Josh Krockey