March 19, 2012

The Week Ahead in SU Sports

Week of: March 19 – 25

Baseball: The Crusaders (8-8, 1-2) host Franklin & Marshall on Tuesday, March 20 for a non-conference game starting at 3:30 p.m. Live stats can be found here.

The team travels to PSU-Berks for a doubleheader on Saturday, March 24 beginning at 1:00 p.m.

SU lost both games in a doubleheader against Merchant Marine on Saturday but defeated the Mariners 12-0 on Sunday behind a two-hit shutout from Matt Boyd (Camp Hill, Pa. / Camp Hill).

Ethan Rieker (Lancaster, Pa. / Manheim Twp.) continued his torrid hitting pace over the weekend, batting .600 (6-for-10) with five RBI, including his 100th career hit on Saturday.

Men’s Lacrosse: The Orange & Maroon host Immaculata on Wednesday, March 21 at 5:00 p.m. Live stats for that contest can be accessed here.

The Crusaders travel to King’s Point, N.Y. to play Landmark opponent Merchant Marine on Saturday, March 24 at 1:00 p.m.

SU (3-4, 0-1) has dropped back-to-back overtime games to #26 Franklin & Marshall and Drew. Luke Delavan (Madison, N.J. / Madison) scored four goals against the Diplomats. Austen Lein (New Vernon, N.J. / Madison) registered two scores against the Rangers.

Softball: The Crusaders (7-5, 1-1) travel to Dickinson in a non-conference doubleheader on Tuesday, March 21 starting at 3:00 p.m. They host York (Pa.) on Thursday in a doubleheader beginning at 3:00 p.m. Live stats can be found here.

The Crusaders play at Landmark foe Merchant Marine on Saturday, March 24 in a doubleheader beginning at 1:00 p.m. They play Montclair State on Sunday, March 25 starting at 1:00 p.m.

SU split its doubleheader against Landmark foe Moravian on Saturday by winning game two 7-5. Lauren Gilbert (Mechanicsburg, Pa. / Cumberland Valley) went 3-for-3 in the victory.

Morgan Lewis (Newtown, Pa. / Council Rock North) picked up the win, her third of the season.

Women’s Lacrosse: SU (5-0) has two road games this week, first playing at Lebanon Valley on Wednesday, March 21 at 4:00 p.m. The Crusaders then play at Shepherd on Saturday, March 24 at 1:00 p.m.

This past Saturday, SU defeated Alvernia on the road 19-11. Eight different players scored as Emma Ehler (Chatham, N.J. / Chatham) led the attack with five goals. Erin Dyer (West Caldwell, N.J. / James Caldwell) scored four goals, including the 100th of her career.

This is the first time the Crusaders are 5-0 under head coach Laura Moan.

Tennis:  The Crusaders host Landmark opponent Goucher on Saturday, March 24 at 1:00 p.m.

Track & Field: The outdoor track & field season kicks off on Saturday, March 24 as SU travels to Huntingdon to take part in the Juniata Invitational.