District College Spotlight
The Washington & Jefferson men and the Westminster women finished first in the Presidents' Athletic Conference All-Sports Trophies for 2006-07. The W&J men won championships in football, baseball and golf; the Westminster women won in soccer and swimming and diving.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

PG South: Campus Notebook
Chartiers Valley graduate John Astfalk and Thomas Jefferson grad Ron Mitko were named all-Presidents' Athletic Conference in baseball. Both are seniors at Washington & Jefferson College.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Local Briefs
Waynesburg College sophomore Ashley Dodd, an Upper St. Clair graduate, tied for 14th in a field of 18 in the pole vault on Day 2 of the NCAA Championships.
(Washington) Observer-Reporter


PAC Honors Announced
The Washington & Jefferson College baseball team advanced to the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference Division III Southern Region championship game for the third consecutive year … The Presidents, who finished the season with a 32-12 record, had seven players chosen to the Presidents' Athletic Conference all-star team, including Sam Mann, a pitcher and first baseman who was also recognized as PAC Player of the Year.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Thiel to Reinstate Golf Programs
GREENVILLE - Thiel College will reinstate the men's and women's golf programs in the fall, the school said Friday. "After a one-year hiatus, we have had an opportunity to evaluate our decision and create a plan to make these teams more competitive and more satisfying to existing and potential student athletes," Roseanne Gill-Jacobson, vice president for student life and interim athletic director, said in a statement.
The (Uniontown) Herald-Standard

Ketterer and Walter Honored
Junior designated hitter Brad Ketterer and senior pitcher Brett Walter of Thomas More College were two of 50 players selected to the 2007 Division III Rawlings-American Baseball Coaches Association Mideast Region team.
The Kentucky Post


Owens Receives All-Region Honor
BETHANY — The awards keep rolling in for Bethany College catcher Brent Owens who was named to the Division III Rawlings/American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) Second Team All-MidEast Region team Wednesday afternoon.
The (Steubenville) Herald-Star/Weirton Daily Times

Lori Orthen - St. Vincent College tennis player
Lori Orthen talks about going back to school, playing tennis with girls half her age, and the encouragement she receives from St. Vincent Coach Jim Bendel.

Q and A With Defensive Assistant Matt Raich
Matt Raich enters his first season with the Cardinals as a defensive assistant after joining the team on 2/6/07. Previously an offensive assistant under current Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt with the Pittsburgh Steelers the past three seasons (2004-06), Raich makes the switch to defense where he played in college. See how Raich is adjusting to his new coaching job and life in Arizona...

District Colleges
- Westminster and Blairsville High School graduate Brenton Gilmore signed with the Slippery Rock Sliders of the independent Frontier League on May 9. The left-hander appeared in 37 games, finishing 11-10 in his career at Westminster, with a 3.51 GPA.
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Bethany Hurdler Cruse Headed to NCAAs
For the first time in 13 years, Bethany College will be represented at the NCAA Track & Field Championships, as freshman Matt Cruse of Naples, Fla., found out Sunday he would get to compete for a national title in the 110 high hurdles. The championships will run Thursday and Friday at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. Cruse’s first race won’t come until Friday, when he will run in the 110 prelims at 4:40 p.m. Should he qualify for the finals, that race will be at 1:45 p.m. Saturday.
The Intelligencer/Wheeling News-Register

Owens' Honors Grow
WEXFORD, Pa. — Bethany College catcher and Dooly County native Brent Owens was named first team All-Presidents Athletic Conference by the league earlier this week. Owens led the Bison in nine offensive categories this season. Included in those numbers was a .378 batting average, which ranked him ninth in the PAC, and 34 RBIs to place him in a tie for fourth in the circuit.
Cordele (Ga.) Dispatch 

Wilkinson Heads to Bethany College
WELLSBURG — Something unexpected can sometimes be a good thing. Brooke High soccer coach John Zumpetta said Justin Wilkinson has that something unexpected, a weapon most high school soccer players do not have.
The (Steubenville) Herald-Star/Weirton Daily Times

Saints Earn All-PAC Honors
Six Cincinnati-area players from Thomas More College were named to the Presidents' Athletic Conference baseball team. Junior designated hitter Brad Ketterer (Badin) earned first-team honors after leading the PAC with eight home runs and 50 RBI.

NCAA Div. III Baseball
Washington & Jefferson (31-11), bypassed when the committee handed out at-large bids to the NCAA tournament despite winning the Presidents' Athletic Conference championship, will participate in the ECAC Southern Championship single-elimination tournament for the third consecutive season.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Four Yellow Jackets Named All-PAC
Landon Sinclair was one of four Waynesburg College baseball players named to the All-PAC team, earning first-team honors as a utility player. The senior pitcher/outfielder was 6-4 with a 4.83 ERA and 63 strikeouts with 24 walks in 78 1-3 innings, and batted .337 with five doubles, two triples, two home runs, 15 RBIs and 20 runs. Sinclair started 12 games in the outfield, 11 at pitcher and several games as a DH.
The (Uniontown) Herald-Standard

Westminster Stars Go Pro
Two former Westminster (Pa.) athletes have signed professional contracts. Blake Ordell, a two-time all-Presidents' Athletic Conference first-team selection in soccer, signed with the Cincinncati Kicks of the United Soccer League Second Division, and lefthander Brenton Gilmore (Blairsville High School) signed with the Slippery Rock Sliders of the Independent Frontier League.
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review


Geneva Baseball to Host NCCAA's
The Geneva College baseball team will act as the host for the NCCAA (National Christian College Athletic Association) baseball championship in Struthers, Ohio, beginning Wednesday at Bob Cene Park. The Golden Tornadoes, who finished the regular season and NAIA regional play with a 29-20 record, will be the No.4 seed in the ten-team field and will open against Bluefield College on Wednesday morning at 10 a.m.
Beaver County Times

League Honors 8 From Thomas More
Senior Dustin Brown and junior Brad Ketterer led a Thomas More College contingent of eight to earn Presidents' Athletic Conference honors in baseball. Brown and Ketterer were named to the all-PAC first team.
The Kentucky Post

8 Saints Snag PAC Honors
Senior Dustin Brown (Simon Kenton) and junior Brad Ketterer (Badin) were among eight Thomas More players to earn Presidents' Athletic Conference honors. They earned first-team honors. Brown, who holds the single-season and career stolen base records, led the PAC with 31 steals. He was fourth on the team with a .347 batting average and scored a PAC-high 51 runs from the leadoff position. Ketterer led the Saints with a .429 batting average. He led the conference with eight home runs, 87 total bases, 17 doubles and 50 runs batted in.

All-PAC Baseball Teams
Pos. Name School Cl. Hometown/High School
C Brent Owens Bethany Sr. Vienna, GA/Dooly County. C Andrew Howard Thiel So. Olney, MD/Sherwood. P/1B Sam Mann Washington Jefferson Sr. Warren, OH/Howland.
The (Youngstown) Vindicator


Presidents Need Two to Take PAC Title
Ron Mitko hadn't been used as a starting pitcher for Washington & Jefferson College baseball team very often over the last two years. Mitko plays first base, the outfield and even took over the role of closer last year. His last start came in the championship game of last year's Presidents' Athletic Conference tournament.
(Washington) Observer-Reporter


W&J Reaches PAC Final
In the last two Presidents' Athletic Conference baseball tournaments, Washington & Jefferson College has taken the long road to the championship game. In 2005, the Presidents lost a second-round game to Westminster, but battled back through the losers bracket before being defeated by the Titans in the final game. Last year, W&J dropped a first-round game to Thomas More, but again made its way through the losers bracket and won the title.
(Washington) Observer-Reporter

Thomas More Ousted by Thiel
Third-seeded Thiel advanced to the Presidents' Athletic Conference championship game in dramatic fashion, overcoming deficits of 6-0 after three innings and 7-2 after five, beating and eliminating No. 2 Thomas More 8-7 Friday night at Washington, Pa.
The Kentucky Post

TMC Coach's Record Hailed
When Thomas More sports information director Ameer Rasheed told Saints baseball coach Jeff Hetzer in late April that he was one game from breaking the school record for wins, Hetzer had just one request - don't make a big deal about it.


Names in the Games
Waynesburg’s Haley Kramer fared well in a doubleheader split with Thiel on April 28 in the season’s final games. Kramer was a combined 3 for 9. In the opener, Kramer was 1 for 4 in a 4-3 loss. In the nightcap, Kramer was 2 for 5 in a 9-8 triumph. Kramer, a sophomore left fielder from Laurel, batted .271 with one home run and 10 RBIs while batting leadoff for the Lady Yellow Jackets. Waynesburg finished 9-17.
New Castle News 

W&J Advances in PAC Baseball Tourney
Top-seeded Washington & Jefferson is one win from playing in the PAC championship game. Sophomore southpaw Ian Poole threw seven innings and John Astfalk earned a two-inning save as the Presidents defeated Westminster, 3-2, in the opening round of the PAC baseball tournament Thursday at Ross Memorial Park. W&J, ranked 26th in NCAA Division III, plays Thiel today (12 p.m.) with the winner advancing to the championship game.
(Washington) Observer-Reporter

Former Westminster Athletes Sign Professional Contracts
Two former Westminster College athletes have signed to play professionally. Current senior Blake Ordell became the first Westminster soccer player to sign with a pro team as he is now a member of the Cincinnati Kings of the United Soccer League Second Division. Ordell, who helped the Titans win the ’06 Presidents’ Athletic Conference championship, signed with the Kings in late March, but missed the first 4 games with an ankle injury. He was just cleared to play this week.
The (Sharon) Herald

Saints Fall to Losers' Bracket
Thomas More fell to third-seeded Thiel, 6-5, Thursday in the opening round of the Presidents' Athletic Conference baseball tournament in Washington, Pa.The Saints (25-10) had the tying runs on base with one out in the ninth inning. but a base-running error ended the rally. Junior designated hitter Brad Ketterer lined what appeared to be the tying double, but the center fielder hauled in the fly ball. Meanwhile, the runner on first had circled all the way to third, and was doubled up for the final out.
The Kentucky Post

Pulver to Play Football at WJ
WINTERSVILLE — Sometimes coaches have to do sell their athletes pretty hard to college recruiters. Such wasn’t the case for Indian Creek football coach Andrew Connor about Joe Pulver... Washington and Jefferson is Pulver’s college of choice. He will play football and study communications.
Steubenville Herald Star/ Weirton Daily Times

District Spotlight: W&J Tries to Enhance Postseason Possibilities
Washington & Jefferson has an opportunity to go where no baseball team from the Presidents' Athletic Conference has gone the past two decades, according to league records -- the NCAA Division III tournament. W&J (28-10) must win the PAC tournament, then hope to receive an at-large bid to the NCAA tournament because the league champion does not receive an automatic bid.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

PG North: Campus Notebook
Hampton graduate Candace Coholich was a place-winner at the Presidents' Athletic Conference track and field championships, which took place April 28 at Grove City College...North Hills High School graduates Matt Klein, Sam Dippold and Scott Fichter earned silver medals to lead Grove City College to its third consecutive Presidents' Athletic Conference track and field championship title on April 28 at Grove City's Robert E. Thorn Field.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

PG West: Campus Notebook
West Allegheny graduate Will Mills was a double winner at the Presidents' Athletic Conference track and field championships April 28 at Grove City College. Mills, a junior at Thiel College, won the 200-meter dash with a time of 22.47, then finished second in the 400-meter dash with a time of 49.59. He was also a member of the 400-meter relay team, which captured the title with a time of 42.77.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Leuenberger Named GCC Sportsman of the Year
Former West Middlesex High long-distance standout Andrew Leuenberger was chosen Grove City College Omicron Delta Kappa/Mortor Board Sportsman of the Year recently. According to GCC sports information director Ryan Briggs, Leuenberger was a 3-year letterman in both track & field and cross country. He helped lead the Wolverines’ harriers to 3 straight Presidents’ Athletic Conference titles, and also was part of 3 conference track & field kingpins. He earned 2nd-Team All-PAC cross country honors as freshman, then as a sophomore achieved 1st-Team All-PAC status. In ’06, Leuenberger served as a team co-captain.
The (Sharon) Herald

Four are All-PAC
Four Thomas More softball players have been named to the Presidents' Athletic Conference softball team. Seniors Kim Kreimer, Stacy Barry and Sommer Case and junior Jamie Wisenall were all picked for the first team. It marks consecutive first-team selections for Kreimer, Case and Wisenall.
The (Kentucky) Post

ECAC Tourney Change
The format for the 2007 ECAC Division III Southern Softball Tournament has been changed and La Roche College will now host Saturday. W&J, the No. 3 seed, will take on sixth-seeded Kean (N.J.) in a first-round elimination game at noon.
(Washington) Observer-Reporter

Gregg's Return After Cornea Transplant is Beautiful Sight for W&J's Baseball Team
Most of us take our vision for granted. We go about our daily routines without giving it a second thought. There are too many other things to think about anyway. But just ask Ryan Gregg how precious the gift of sight is. Part of his almost was taken away last spring. When you consider the prognosis his doctors originally set forth, it's amazing that Gregg will be in the Washington & Jefferson College baseball team's lineup at some point during the Presidents' Athletic Conference tournament, which opens today at Ross Memorial Park.
(Washington) Observer-Reporter

Saints Rally From 7 Down
The Thomas More College baseball team overcame a 7-0 deficit and defeated Capital, 10-9, on Tuesday. The Saints scored 10 runs in the sixth, seventh and eighth innings. They took the lead for good with a four-run eighth. Senior Frank Engoglia (2-1) earned the victory in relief.
The Kentucky Post

Thomas More Denied Bid
Thomas More was denied a third straight bid to the NCAA Division III Tournament, despite winning the Presidents' Athletic Conference tournament and being regionally ranked all season. "It was disappointing, to say the least," coach Everett Roper said. This year the tournament added automatic bids for two conferences, which affected the at-large pool Thomas More was part of, Roper said. The PAC doesn't get an automatic bid until next season.

Geneva Wins NAIA Opener
Geneva defeated Rio Grande, 2-1, in its NAIA Region 9 tournament opener yesterday in Mt. Vernon, Ohio, as starting pitcher Dave Foss went 81/3 innings for the win. Tyler Kepiro and Rob Arata accounted for the Golden Tornadoes' runs with sacrifice flies. Foss improved to 7-2 with the win and sends Geneva (29-18) into a winner's bracket game vs. Ohio Dominican or Malone at 10 a.m. today.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

W&J Class
Six former Washington & Jefferson athletes make up the newest class for the W&J Athletic Hall of Fame.
Scheduled to be inducted during ceremonies Sept. 7 on campus are Russell Goodwin (1915), football, basketball, baseball; Charles "Ace" Heberling (1949), football; John Luckhardt (football coach); Dan Primrose (1997), football; Michell Stano (1998), softball; and John Unice (1965), basketball.
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

College Baseball
Frostburg State built a 9-0 lead behind a seven-run fifth inning and held on to defeat 26th-ranked Washington & Jefferson, 9-4, at Ross Memorial Park. Frostburg (28-13) brought 11 batters to the plate during the fifth and all seven runs came after two outs.
(Washington) Observer-Reporter

Westminster College Graduate Among Five Slider Draftees
Slippery Rock, PA -The Slippery Rock Sliders professional baseball team has announced the signing of five players from the Frontier League's annual Tryout Camp and Draft plus the acquisition of a third baseman from the Florence Freedom. Included in the new players is left-handed pitcher Brenton Gilmore, a 2006 graduate of Westminster College in New Wilmington, Pennsylvania and a current resident of New Castle. Gilmore pitched for the Titans for four seasons, appearing in 37 games, 26 of which were starts. He finished his career with an 11-10 record, one save, and a 4.69 ERA. Gilmore is a graduate of Blairsville (PA) High School where he was teammates with a fellow Slider pitcher, Greg Lasinski.


W&J's Grasso Invited to NCAA Division III Men's Championships
Washington & Jefferson junior Michael Grasso received an at-large invitation to the NCAA Division III men's championship May 15-18 in Fishers and Carmel, Ind. Grasso is W&J's first All-America golfer. He placed 22nd in the event a year ago.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Geneva's 'Vegas' Hits Jackpot
BEAVER FALLS - Rob Arata was all set to play big-time baseball. A standout at Centennial High School in Las Vegas, Arata had interest from NCAA Division I schools UNLV, Northern Colorado and Nevada-Reno. Even the NAIA school he was considering, Lewis-Clark State, was top-flight. The Warriors are No. 1 in the latest NAIA baseball poll. He wound up playing at Geneva College.
Beaver County Times

PAC Baseball Scores
Westminster 8-3, Bethany 3-11 —
Bethany is 12-25, 3-15 PAC. The Titans are 16-18, 8-10.
Grove City 4-2, Pitt-Greensburg 3-3 —
Grove City is 16-19.
The (Youngstown) VIndicator

Sports Shorts: Baseball
Waynesburg College ended their regular season on a high note by sweeping St. Vincent College in a double header on Sunday. In game one, the Yellow Jackets doubled the Bearcats up by the score of 6-3. Ryan Group went 1-3 with two RBI and Wes White Jr. scored two runs despite not recording a hit. Adam Sattler picked up the win by scattering eight hits over seven innings.
(Uniontown) Herald Standard

District College Notebook
Grove City freshman infielder Laura Miller (Hempfield) is hitting .261 with five runs scored in her first season with the team...Golf: Grove City sophomore Dan Statler (Latrobe) was named Presidents' Athletic Conference Golfer of the Week on April 16. Statler shot a 76 score and finished third in individual competition at the John Carroll Invitational...Track & Field: Waynesburg sophomore Willy Herrington (Connellsville) earned PAC Men's Field Athlete of the Week honors on April 16. He captured the discus title at the Carnegie Mellon Invitational. With the first-place finish, Herrington qualified for the ECAC Championships.
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Saints Capture Softball Crown
Thomas More College stormed through the Presidents' Athletic Conference tournament to win its first league softball championship, defeating Washington & Jefferson, 3-1, in Saturday's final at New Wilmington, Pa. Thomas More College stormed through the Presidents' Athletic Conference tournament to win its first league softball championship, defeating Washington & Jefferson, 3-1, in Saturday's final at New Wilmington, Pa.
The (Cincinnati) Post

W&J Falls in Final
For the second-straight year, Washington & Jefferson and Thomas More met in the championship game of the Presidents' Athletic Conference softball tournament. This time, the Saints defeated the Presidents, 3-1, to claim their first conference tournament title. The Saints (28-11) scored in the top of the first inning in the championship game as Sommer Case scored a run on a sacrifice fly.
(Washington) Observer-Reporter

Pancake Selected MVP of PAC Softball
WEXFORD, Pa. — Jennifer Pancake, a senior pitcher for the Westminster College softball team from Boardman High, has been selected to the 2007 Presidents' Athletic Conference first team as well as being named the PAC Most Valuable Player. Pancake's teammate, pitcher-first baseman Jennifer Emery of New Castle and Laurel High, also was named to the PAC first team.
The (Youngstown) Vindicator

College Softball
Presidents' Athletic Conf. Championship Tournament
Washington & Jefferson 5, Westminster 0 —
Senior Jennifer Pancake (Boardman) and sophomore Amy Cornicelli (Howland) each doubled for the Titans ... Thomas More 3, Washington & Jefferson 1 — The Saints posted single runs in the first, third and sixth innings to capture their first-ever PAC softball crown.

The (Youngstown) Vindicator

Sports Briefs: Baseball
Host Geneva swept Point Park, 3-2 and 9-1, to win its first American Mideast Conference North Division title. Geneva qualifies for the NAIA Region 9 tournament, which begins Tuesday. Washington & Jefferson defeated visiting Thomas More, 3-2 and 6-2, to win its third consecutive Presidents' Athletic Conference championship.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Saints Reach 2nd Straight PAC Final
Thomas More will play for the Presidents' Athletic Conference championship for the second straight season after beating Washington & Jefferson 1-0 and then tournament-host Westminster 4-1 Friday at New Wilmington, Pa. The Saints will have to be beaten twice for another team to win the title starting at 1 p.m. today.
The Kentucky Post

Westminster 6, Bethany 2 —
The Titans are 15-17, 7-9 Presidents' Athletic Conf. Bethany is 11-24, 2-14. Grove City 8, Thiel 2 — Thiel is 24-13, 9-7 PAC. Grove City is 15-16, 5-11.
The (Youngstown) Vindicator

Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame: Western Chapter
Rich Dalrymple -
A graduate of North Hills High School and quarterback for the 10-1 Westminster Titans in 1981, he has been the Dallas Cowboys' publicity director for the past 17 years.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Local Briefs
W&J to induct six - Washington & Jefferson College will induct six new members into the W&J Athletic Hall of Fame Friday, Sept. 7 in the Allen Ballroom of the Rossin Campus Center. The 2007 class, which will be the ninth group inducted, includes Russell Goodwin (1915), Charles "Ace" Heberling (1949), John Luckhardt, Dan Primrose (1997), Michelle Stano (1998) and John Unice (1965).
(Washington) Observer-Reporter


District Spotlight
Washington & Jefferson (26-7, 13-2), ranked 23rd in the American Baseball Coaches Association/Collegiate Baseball Top 30 poll, will play host to Thomas More (23-6, 13-2) in a three-game series in the final weekend of the regular season with first place at stake in the Presidents' Athletic Conference. W&J's hitting headliners are Sam Mann (.486, 3 HRs, 32 RBIs) and Nick Fiorilli (.454, 4 HRs, 22 RBIs) and Mann (6-2, 1.90 ERA) and John Astfalk (6-1, 2.36), a senior from Chartiers Valley, head the pitching staff.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

PG South: Campus Notebook
Katelyn Kushner
was a double winner at the Presidents' Athletic Conference track and field championships, which took place Saturday at Grove City College. Kushner, a sophomore at Westminster College and a Brentwood High School graduate, won the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 15.55, a PAC record...Other athletes to perform well at the PAC meet from the PG South area were Upper St. Clair graduates Will Seymour and Ashley Dodd, who also won individual titles.
Pittsburgh Post Gazette

PG West: Campus Notebook
Hopewell High School graduate Virgil Marshall was a double winner at the Presidents' Athletic Conference track and field championships, which took place Saturday at Grove City College. Marshall, a junior at Washington & Jefferson College, won the long jump with a leap of 22 feet, 4 1/4 inches, then claimed the gold in the triple jump with a leap of 43-9 1/4...Other graduates of PG West area high schools also performed well. New Brighton graduate Damon Neal, a sophomore at Westminster College, placed third in the javelin with a throw of 166-3. The throw also marked a personal best for Neal
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Bodo Earns All-PAC Honors
BETHANY — Bethany College freshmen Jodi Bodo (Steubenville, Catholic Central) and Andy Kotson earned All-PAC accolades at the 2007 Track and Field Championships, held Saturday at Grove City (Pa.) College. Bodo was one of three Bison competitors to bring home PAC titles from the meet, as she won the 800-meter run. Coming into the race, she was seeded third, but Bodo easily took first place with a time of 2:21.30, which was nearly three seconds faster than runner-up Melissa Cox from Waynesburg (Pa.) College (2:24.05).
Steubenville Herald Star/ Weirton Daily Times

Local Sports Briefs
The Washington & Jefferson men's golf team won its third straight tournament when it claimed the Carnegie Mellon Edward Jones Shootout at Longue Vue Country Club on Tuesday. The Presidents posted a score of 307 and were led by co-medalist Michael Reddy, who shot a 73.
(Washington) Observer-Reporter

Cycling for Cancer Cure
Westminster (Pa.) senior swimmer Adam Rady was planning to participate in the trans-America bicycle ride known as Coast to Coast for a Cure beginning this month to raise money for cancer support and awareness through the Lance Armstrong Foundation. The ride is expected to cover a two-month period beginning May 25 from Plymouth Rock, Mass., to San Francisco.
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Former Barron Collier Athlete Cruse Dominates at PAC Track Championships
Bethany College (W.Va.) freshman Matt Cruse of Barron Collier put on a dominating display at the 2007 Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) Outdoor Track & Field Championships, held Saturday at Grove City (Pa.) College. Cruse earned All-PAC in two individual events and one relay for the Bison, who finished fourth out of six teams at the meet. His day started as the second leg in the 4x100 relay, which earned Third Team All-PAC with a time of 43.18 seconds. It was the fastest time of the season for Bethany, which had already qualified for the ECAC Outdoor Championships earlier this season by surpassing the qualifying standard of 44.64 seconds.
Naples Daily News

Saints Add 13 Football Recruits
Thomas More College head football coach Jim Hilvert added 13 players, including 10 from the Tri-State, to his first recruiting class with the Saints.
The Kentucky Post

Saints Unveil New Logo
Thomas More College and its athletic department announced a new identity for the Thomas More Saints in the form of a new logo. The Saints logo, which was designed by Jim Ward Designs, will replace the script Saints Thomas More has used for the last four seasons. Along with the logo change, Thomas More has announced that its school colors will be reflex blue and white.
The Kentucky Post

College Sports Recap
A recap of collegiate golf, baseball, and softball featuring PAC teams
The (Youngstown) Vindicator

Names In the Games: Catching Up with Local Athletes Competing in College
Waynesburg's Haley Kramer fared well in a doubleheader split with Washington & Jefferson on Tuesday. Kramer, a sophomore left fielder from Laurel, is batting .266 with one home run and eight RBIs while batting leadoff for the Lady Yellow Jackets ... Westminster has five players from Lawrence County and they are making important contributions for the Lady Titans. Kelly Fee, Jenn Emery, Kayla Rosati, Maria Joseph and Nicole Fee are listed on the Westminster roster.
New Castle News

Stanley's Enshrinement Special for Family, Friends
Mark Stanley, the former three-sport standout (basketball, football and baseball) for the Scotties and teacher and track and field coach at Lincoln High School, will be inducted into the Class of 2007 of the Lawrence County Historical Society Sports Hall of Fame Sunday at the New Englander in Neshannock Township. Stanley went on to play at Westminster College for two years (all three sports) before transferring to Geneva College, where he played basketball and baseball. An NAIA All-American and District 18 Player of the Year, Stanley was a team leader in home runs, wins and earned run average.
Ellwood City Ledger


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