April 24, 2012

The Week Ahead in SU Sports

Week of: April 23-29

Women’s Tennis:  SU (9-5, 4-2) hosts Moravian in the Landmark Conference Semifinals on Tuesday, April 24 at 12:00 p.m. The match will be played indoors at the Williamsport Racquet Club in South Williamsport.

The Crusaders defeated Drew 5-4 on Saturday to claim the number one seed in the conference playoffs. Julia Lerner (Arlington, Va. / Washington-Lee) was named Landmark Conference Player of the Week following her performance in the match.

Women’s Lacrosse: The Crusaders (12-1, 2-1) host McDaniel for a non-conference game on Wednesday, April 25 at 4:00 p.m. Live stats can be found here.

SU travels to Drew for the Landmark Conference season finale on Saturday, April 28 at 1:00 p.m. Live stats for the contest can be found here.

Ally Bauer (Kinnelon, N.J. / Kinnelon) and Michelle McGinniss (Randolph, N.J. / Randolph) both posted hat tricks in the 15-7 victory over Goucher on Saturday.

Softball: The Crusaders (19-11, 6-2) travel to Lebanon Valley on Wednesday, April 25 for a non-conference game at 3:00 p.m. Live stats can be found here.

SU hosts Landmark Conference foe Scranton on Saturday, April 28 at 1:00 p.m. Four members of the squad will be honored for Senior Day. Live stats can be found here.

This past weekend, the Crusaders split their doubleheader with Drew. In game one (W, 6-1) Alyssa Cantalini (Kitchener, Ontario / St. David Catholic Secondary) went 2-for-3 with a homer and four RBI.

Baseball: SU (14-21, 3-12) hosts Lebanon Valley on Wednesday, April 25 for a single game at 4:00 p.m. Three members of the team will be honored for Senior Day.

The Crusaders travel to Juniata for a Landmark series beginning with a doubleheader on Saturday, April 28. Live stats can be found here.

Last Saturday, SU salvaged a split in the series-ending doubleheader with Catholic. Both Ethan Rieker (Lancaster, Pa. / Manheim Twp.) and Zach Place (Towanda, Pa. / Towanda Area) blasted homers over the weekend. Casey Hood (Shrewsbury, Pa. / Susquehannock / IUP) allowed only one hit in six innings of work in the Crusaders’ 3-0 win.

Men’s Lacrosse: SU (8-7, 3-3) travels to Hood for the 2012 regular season finale on Friday, April 27 at 4:00 p.m. The Crusaders defeated the Blazers last year 10-6. Live stats can be found here.

Dustin Breakey (Mechanicsburg, Pa. / Cumberland Valley) scored four goals in the 14-11 loss at Catholic on Saturday.

Track & Field: SU will be competing in the Penn Relays starting on Thursday, April 26.

The Crusaders head to Moravian for the Landmark Conference Championships on Saturday, April 28.

Ken Schetroma (Elysburg, Pa. / Southern Columbia Area) was named Male Field Athlete of the week, following his conference best toss of the hammer throw with a distance of 43.72m. He also set the conference’s best mark to date in the shot put with a heave of 14.59m.

Golf:
The women’s team will be competing in the Centennial Conference championship starting on Saturday, April 28 held at the Hanover Country Club in Abbottstown, Pa.