Rain cuts Warriors’ tennis season short
The Lycoming College men’s and women’s tennis team’s dual match with King’s College scheduled for Sunday, at Kirby Park in Wilkes-Barre was cancelled due to a forecast of rain during the day. Lycoming’s men’s team finished the fall season 3-3, as did the women’s team. The women will continue the 2019-20 season on Wednesday, March 18, when they face Clarks Summit at 3 p.m. The men will face Clarks Summit to open the spring season on Friday, March 20.
• Muncy graduate, Nick Yeager was named MAC Defensive Player of the Week, announced by the Middle Atlantic Conference. The Misericordia senior defensive back, stopped two Devils’ scoring drives in the first half of a 40-14 win over FDU-Florham.
After taking a 6-0 lead, Yeager intercepted a pass in the end zone on the Devils ensuing drive to keep the lead. In the second quarter, Yeager forced a fumble at the Misericordia 29-yard line. The senior added a second intercepted in the fourth quarter to finish the game with two interceptions, five tackles (four solo) and one forced fumble.
• The Lock Haven field hockey team celebrated its 2019 senior day with a convincing, 4-0, victory over Wagner. Seniors Katie Supey and MacKenzie Farley registered goals. Kayla Brathwaite and Emily Robb each had an assist. Joaquina Orlandini had one save in her fifth shut out of the season.
Lock Haven 4, Wagner 0
LHU–Katie Supey (Jazmin Palma), 5:29. LHU–MacKenzie Farley (Kayla Brathwaite), 8:07. LHU–Amy Stevens (Palma), 29:19. LHU–Palma (Emily Robb), 49:19. Shots: W 1, LHU 14. Corners: W 2, LHU 12. Saves: W 10 (Annabel Zandvoort 3, Justine van Spengler 7), LHU 1 (Joaquina Orlandini).
Record: Lock Haven (8-7). Next: Lock Haven at St. Francis (Mo.), Sunday, 1.