The Saturday Sports Roundup
Written by Bwog Staff
Baseball: For the second weekend in a row, the baseball team split its weekend Ivy league double-headers. After 13-9 and 8-6 wins over Yale, the team dropped two close games, 9-7 and 12-11, to Brown. A midweek 9-1 thumping of Rutgers, though, put the team back on track heading into four games this weekend against Princeton.
Softball: The softball team fell to 2-6 in the Ivy League, dropping 2 games to Yale and splitting a doubleheader with Brown. This weekend, they have two doubleheaders against Princeton (although the first one has been delayed due to rain).
Men’s Rowing: The men’s heavyweight rowing team, defeating MIT and Holy Cross in 3:38.96, while the lightweight team finished third behind Harvard and Georgetown in the Murtagh Cup. This weekend, the heavyweight team faces Penn and Princeton, while the ligthweight team races Penn and Yale.
Track and Field: The track and field teams competed in the Penn Invitational and the Sam Howell Invitational last weekend. At the Penn Invitational, sophomore Jeff Moriarty won the 1500m, while first-years Kyra Caldwell, Sharay Hale, and Monique Roberts won the women’s 100m hurdles, 400m dash, and high jump events, respectively, with Roberts tying a school record.
Lacrosse: After such a bright start to the season, the women’s lacrosse team remains unable to find a win, falling for the sixth straight game (and 5th straight Ivy League game) 12-6 to Yale. This weekend, they take a break from conference play to face Bryant at home at 1 p.m.
Women’s Rowing: After finishing second last weekend against Rutgers and Princeton, the women’s rowing team is in Washington for the George Washington Invitational.
Archery: The archery team is in Phoenix, Arizona for the Arizona Cup, after taking gold medals in the team recurve and compound divisions at the Adam Wheatcroft Memorial Tournament in Harrisonburg, Virginia.