Tuesday, April 15, 2014
ophomore designated hitter Ryan Loethen singled in the go-ahead run with two outs in the top of the sixth inning and the Westminster College Blue Jays went on to a 7-2 SLIAC victory over the Fontbonne University Griffins on Tuesday afternoon.
The win was the fourth straight for Westminster, which is now 15-8 on the season and 9-6 in the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.
William Woods 4 10
MidAmerica Nazarene 3 2
OLATHE, Kan. — The Owls closed out their non-conference doubleheader against the Pioneers with an eight-run victory in Tuesday’s nightcap.
William Woods (29-9) started the top of the second with back-to-back singles from senior left fielder Zach Nichols and junior second baseman Nick Spagnola. Junior third baseman Austin Clapp then reached on a bunt single and Nichols raced home on a throwing error.
Senior first baseman Eilert Meyers followed with a double, scoring Spagnola and Clapp to make it 3-0. An RBI single by junior center fielder Cody Stewart and an RBI groundout from senior designated hitter Matt Thomas finished off the five-run frame.
William Woods’ Davis picks
up weekly AMC honor
Following a win at the NAIA Classic at Brickyard last week in Indianapolis, Owls senior Andrew Davis was named the American Midwest Conference men’s golfer of the week Tuesday.
William Woods takes
second at Indiana State
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. — The sixth-ranked Lady Owls finished six strokes out of first place at the Indiana State Spring Invitational on Monday at the Country Club of Terre Haute.
William Woods tallied a two-round score of 626 to take the runner-up spot. Host Indiana State captured the team championship with a 620. Northern Iowa finished third, while Evansville University was fourth and Loyala University fifth.
Track and field
William Woods Ferrier, Findley
receive weekly AMC recognition
Junior Alonzo Findley and sophomore Kaylee Ferrier on Tuesday were named the American Midwest Conference men’s and women’s field athletes of the week for their performances at last weekend’s Missouri Relays.
The conference honor is the first for Findley, who competed in both the hammer throw and discus. Findley took 10th in the hammer with a heave of 44.56 meters and placed 12th in the discus with a final distance of 40.62.
ST. LOUIS — The Lady Blue Jays surrendered just one set in besting the Lady Griffins in Saturday’s SLIAC dual at Shaw Park Tennis Center.
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