Category Archives: Lycoming College Sports

Lycoming Men’s lacrosse overpowers Misericordia 16-5

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — With Mike Doherty going 12-of-13 on faceoffs, the Lycoming College men’s lacrosse team overpowered Misericordia University 16-5 on Thursday, April 9 in Middle Atlantic Conference match up.

Lycoming extended its winning streak to seven, improving to 8-4 overall and 6-1 in the MAC while Misericordia falls to 3-8 and 1-5.

For the Warriors, Ed Williams sparked the offense early, scoring on an assist from Brad Schaeffer just 3:07 into the match. The Cougars knotted the score with 6:47 left in the first before Lycoming went on a 10 goal run between the end of the first quarter and the start of the third. Schaeffer and Shea Conway scored twice apiece while Rick DeNenno, Dan Conkright, Steve Henz, Chris Berube, and Brian Duey all found the back of the net.

Lycoming owned the third period, scoring five goals to Misericordia’s two. Henz scored again while Ethan Payne scored his first career hat trick, broken up by one Misciercordia goal. The cougars found net twice in the fourth as Henz scored the final goal of the Warriors’ day to seal the victory 16-5.

Individually, Doherty own the faceoffs. On his twelve wins, he picked up a game-high 10 groundballs. The Warriors split the 60 minutes in the net with three goalies. Kyle Gilfoy played the first half, making two saves, Al Antinarelli played the full third quarter, recording four saves and Josh Danmyer rounded out the effort in the fourth with three saves. When the ball hit the turf, a Warrior was there to pick up, helping Lycoming
out groundball the Cougars 49-17.

Lycoming is idle until Tuesday, April 14 when Brian Anken and the Warriors travel to a huge conference match-up against Elizabethtown.

Game time is slated for 4 p.m.

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Lycoming Lady laxers fall in conference to Messiah 13-8

GRANTHAM, Pa. — Despite Megan McIntyres three goals and two assists, the Lycoming College Lady Warrior lacrosse team was unable to overcome Messiah College in a close 13-8 Middle Atlantic Conference battle on Thursday, April 9.The loss drops Lycoming to 6-6 overall and 4-2 in the MAC while Messiah improves to 7-3 on the year and a perfect 6-0 in the league.

McIntyre paced the Lady Warriors with her five points while Justine Titko tallied one goal and two assists. Christi Karr and Grace Gargiulo each put in one goal and two assists. In the cage for Lycoming Brittany Bryan made nine saves to keep the Warriors in the game.

Lycoming will be back in action on Wednesday, April 15 when they host a big conference game against the Blue Jays of Elizabethtown College. The first draw is set to go at 4 p.m. at the Robert L. Shangraw Athletic Complex.

Lycoming sweeps Keystone, Starr hurls a no-no

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — Shauna Starr tossed a no hitter in game two of a Lycoming College sweep over Keystone College on Wednesday, April 8. Starr allowed just one batter on base on balls as the Lady Warriors took down game 8-6 and the second set 11-0.The pair of wins improves Lycoming to 9-16 overall and drops the Giants of Keystone to 5-12.

Game one was a tight affair, but Lycoming pulled out the 8-6 victory. Just the second batter in the bottom of the first, Lauren Carey hit her first collegiate homerun, narrowing the early Giant lead 2-1. Keystone kept Lycoming quiet while scoring four runs in the second, until the bottom of the third when the Warriors plated four runs. Manda Peck drilled a lead-off single, while Carey also reached on another single. Starr stepped up to the plate and tattooed a three run shot over the outfield fence. Courtney Black reached on a single and scored as Kelly Prendergast reached third on a double and advanced on the throw, putting Lycoming up 5-4.

The Giants tied things up in the top of the fourth 5-5, putting home one run. The Lycoming bats again came alive in the bottom of the frame, with Peck and Starr scoring their second runs of the game, and Carey getting her third, finishing the scoring for Lycoming. The Giants were able to score just one more run, on a homerun by Kelly Iovieno. Jessica Nabholz took the win, putting away three batters and forcing six fly-outs and 11 groundouts.

In the second game, Lycoming put things out of reach early, batting all nine Warriors through the first inning at least once each, giving huge run support to Starr for her no-hitter performance. The Warriors scored 11 runs on just five hits, putting 12 players on the bags with 12 walks, including three walks for Jessica Williams, who also tallied three RBIs. Carey, Starr, and Nabholz all scored once, while Rebecca Spencer and Courtney Black both scored three runs. Prendergast reached home twice in the night cap.

The Lady Warriors will be idle until Wednesday, April 15 when they host their second straight game against head coach Dan Lazorka’s former team, Misericordia University. The first pitch is set for 3 p.m.

Williams named MAC Player of the Week

ANNVILLE, Pa. — In a release from the Middle Atlantic States Collegiate Athletic Conference, Lycoming College’s Ed Williams was named as the lacrosse player of the week following a 2-0 week in which the Warriors defeated 2008 conference runner up Messiah College 19-9. Lycoming also defeated DeSales University 9-6.

Williams had a standout week, putting up eight points against Messiah, scoring three goals and a season-high five assists. In the game versus DeSales, Williams put in one goal and handed out one assist to wrap up a 10 point week.

Williams and the Lycoming Warriors will be back in action on Thursday, April 9 when they face off against conference new-comer Misericordia University. The game is slated to start at 4 p.m. at the Robert L. Shangraw Complex.

Men’s tennis falls at the hands of Wilkes

EDWARDSVILLE, Pa. — The Lycoming College men’s tennis team was defeated by Wilkes University on Sunday, April 5 in a non-conference match up. The top flight for the Warriors, composed of Alex Beattie and Bobby Brown, was the lone victory in the 8-1 loss.

In the third singles flight, it took two extra sets for Wilkes’ Chris Cozzillio to defeat Christian Roesel in a grinding four set match. The first set went to Cozzillio in an extra frame, after ending in regulation 7-6, then another close 7-5 tiebreaker. Roesel took the second down 6-4 before falling 10-7 in the super tiebreaker.

The men’s tennis squad will be back on the courts on Tuesday, April 7 when it hosts King’s College (Pa.). Match time is set for 3:30 p.m.

Wilkes University 8, Lycoming College 1
Singles competition:
1. Jeremy Nolt (WILKESMT) def. Robert Brown (LYCOMTEN) 6-1, 6-2
2. Evan Katz (WILKESMT) def. Alexander Beattie (LYCOMTEN) 6-2, 6-3
3. Chris Cozzillio (WILKESMT) def. Christian Roesel (LYCOMTEN) 7-6 (7-5), 4-6, 10-7
4. Kyle Ungvarsky (WILKESMT) def. Phillip Shannon (LYCOMTEN) 6-0, 6-3
5. Anthony Mirabile (WILKESMT) def. John Stutzman (LYCOMTEN) 6-0, 6-4
6. Greg Cooke (WILKESMT) def. John McDonough (LYCOMTEN) 6-0, 6-2

Doubles competition:
1. Alexander Beattie/Robert Brown (LYCOMTEN) def. Chris Cozzillio/Kyle Ungvarsky (WILKESMT) 8-4
2. Brian Fanelli/Jon Rohrbach (WILKESMT) def. Christian Roesel/Phillip Shannon (LYCOMTEN) 8-3
3. Adam Coombs/Wes McCollum (WILKESMT) def. John McDonough/John Stutzman (LYCOMTEN) 8-1