Saturday Sports Roundup: Men’s Tennis Clinches Ivy League Title
Written by Bwog Staff
Men’s Tennis: The men’s tennis team clinched a share of the Ivy League title last night, with a 5-2 win over Penn at the Dick Savitt Tennis Center. With a 5-1 record in the Ivy League, the Lions can win the league outright by beating Princeton tomorrow. Match starts at 1 p.m. in Princeton.
Baseball: Although they lost 3 of 4 games against Princeton last weekend, and now have a conference record of 5-7, the Lions remain tied for first place with Princeton and Cornell in the Gehrig Division of the conference. After beating Fordham 5-3 on Wednesday, the Lions return home for four games against Cornell. Games are at Robertson Field at 12 and 3 p.m. both today and tomorrow.
Track and Field: The track and field teams competed in both the Sun Angel Track Classic in Tempe, Arizona, and the Joe Hilton UNC Classic in Chapel Hill. At the UNC Classic, first-year Sharay Hill set a school record in the 200m dash, while in Tempe, junior Serita Lachesis and sophomores Jacqueline Drouin and Jeff Moriarty set NCAA regional qualifiying times in the women’s 800m, women’s 1500m, and men’s 800m respectively. Moriarty in fact came from behind to win his race in a photo finish – Bwog highly recommends watching it.
Rowing: Following the historic win over Penn and Princeton last Saturday, the heavyweight eight race Yale and Penn in the Blackwell Cup, over in Orchard Beach Lagoon at 6:10 pm. The lightweight eight, which lost to Yale and Penn last week, is racing in the Geiger Cup against MIT and Cornell in Cambridge. The women’s eight has the weekend off.
Softball: After being swept by Princeton over the weekend, and losing two games to Manhattan midweek, the softball team looks to rebound against Cornell, with two doubleheaders at Baker Athletics Complex. The doubleheaders start at 12:30 today and tomorrow.
Women’s Tennis: The women’s tennis team looks to get at least one Ivy League win in their final match, against Princeton at noon tomorrow.
Golf: After finishing 4th out of 14 teams in a rain-shortened Princeton Invitational, the men’s team is in Indiana this weekend for the Purdue Invitational. The women’s teamare hosting nine schools in Suffern, New York in the Roar-EE Invitational.
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