Thoroughbreds report from spring break 2014

Thoroughbreds report from spring break 2014

March 17, 2014

Spencer Morgan ’15
Spencer Morgan ’15

Baseball went 2-3 over the last five games of its Florida trip, with victories against Monmouth College and Swarthmore College. The Thoroughbreds (3-6) used a six-run fifth inning to pull away for an 8-4 win against Monmouth. Mat Marino ’17 was 2-4 with two RBI and Erik Watkins ’14 also produced two RBI. Kenny Ajello ’17 had an impressive debut on the mound, allowing one run and striking out four in five innings of work. Against Swarthmore, Isaac Forman ’14 pitched a complete game, while Watkins paced the Skidmore offense, going 3-3 at the plate and contributing three RBI in an 8-3 victory. The team travels to Vassar College for a doubleheader at noon Saturday, March 22.

Men’s lacrosse rebounded from a 10-9 loss against Bates College, downing Clark University, 7-6, in the team’s first win of the season. Kevin Mulvey ’16, Quinn Hawkins ’14 and Jack Metzler ’17 each tallied a pair of goals against Bates College. The Thoroughbreds (1-4) erupted for six goals in the second quarter against Clark University. Mulvey scored back-to-back goals 20 seconds apart and Hawkins added a pair of goals and an assist in the final 3:30 of the quarter. Matt Diaco ’14 turned away 10 shots in goal to preserve the win. The team hosts Hamilton College at 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 18.

Women’s lacrosse played a pair of games in Orlando, Fla., coming up just short against No. 20 Dickinson College and Connecticut College. Tyler Phillips ’17 netted two goals and an assist and Tess Mattimore ’16, Peggy Healy ’15, Emma Olcott ’17, and Adele Mackey ’16 all tallied in a 9-7 loss against Dickinson. The Thoroughbreds (1-3) surged in the second half against Connecticut but the Camels held on for the 7-5 win. Spencer Morgan ’15 potted two goals, while Phillips, Brittney Dioneda ’15 and Krista Lamoreaux ’17 all added goals. The team goes on the road to face Wesleyan University at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 22.

Softball concluded play at the Rebel Spring games, going 2-3 over the team’s final five games. The Thoroughbreds (2-6) overpowered Waynesburg University in an 11-1 win and downed Defiance College 3-2 in the second meeting between the two teams. The team travels to Castleton State College Saturday, March 22 for a doubleheader.

Men’s tennis participated in four matches in California, knocking off Swarthmore College and falling against Bowdoin College, Pomona College, and Vanguard University. Danny Knight ’14 was a 6-2, 6-4 winner at number-three singles and teamed with Oliver Loutsenko ’14 for an 8-3 win at number-one doubles. Gabe Steerman ’14 was also part of two wins, with a 6-4, 7-6 victory at number-four singles and an 8-2 win at number-three doubles with Miles Ransom ’15. The team hosts St. Lawrence University in Liberty League play at 9 a.m. Sunday, March 23, at the Wilton YMCA.

Men’s golf opened its spring season at the 30-team Jekyll Island College Invitational, placing 19th. Mackenzie Denver ’16 was the top Skidmore finisher in 48th place with 73-77-76—226. Tim Manwaring ’16 came in 64th with 79-75-75—229, one stroke ahead of Teddy Badenhausen ’17, who was 70th with 76-79-75—230. The Thoroughbreds compete at the Camp LeJeune Invitational Friday through Sunday, March 28-30. ~ By Dan St. Jacques

 

Tags: Athletics, Campus Life, Community, Baseball, Men's Lacrosse, Women's Lacrosse, Softball, Men's Tennis, Golf
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