MYRTLE BEACH, S.C.- The Wilkes University baseball team remained undefeated as it posted 7-3 and 13-2 victories over Emerson College in day two of its spring break trip at the Cal Ripken Experience.
In the opener, Bobby Schappell, Dan Pisanchyn and Nick Craig each recorded two hits, while Pisanchyn added two RBI.
Cory Dickson earned the win on the mound, while Tyler Schmitt picked up the save.
In game two, Schappell added three more hits and knocked in three runs to lead the Colonels offense.
Patrick Condo struck out eight in six innings of work to earn the victory for Wilkes.
King’s 10, Mount Aloysius 4
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C.- Rob Lemoncelli and Chris Sweeney led King’s with three hits, two runs and one RBI apiece as the Monarchs ended their spring trip with a victory over Mount Aloysius Tuesday at the Ripken Experience.
Ryan Gimbi earned the victory on the mound, allowing six hits and recording six strikeouts in seven innings of work. Tim Marchetti added three hits of his own and two RBI.
King’s finished the trip with a 4-1 record.
King’s splits two games
King’s College lost 8-0 to Randolph College, but defeated York College 4-2 in a pair of games.
Maggie Gola led King’s with two solo home runs in the Lady Monarchs’ win against York. Her two homers tied the score 2-2. Jenn Harnischfeger Erin Beane added RBI to secure the victory for the Lady Monarchs.
With the split, King’s moved to 5-1 on the season.
Emerson 15, Misericordia 9
Kate Pagnotta, Alexandra Elmes and Melissa Juliano scored two goals apiece as Misericordia fell to Emerson College.
Katie Viegas, Brooke North and Jenny Perucca all added goals in the loss, while Erika Proctor chipped in 11 saves in goal.
Wilkes gets academic honors
Wilkes earned the 2012 Division III National Field Hockey Coaches Association Academic Team honors for the third consecutive time.
The award recognizes institutions that earn a minimum GPA of 3.0 during the first semester of the 2012-13 academic year.
The National Academic Squad also recognized Madeleine Brownsey, Jessica DiBernardo, Danielle Distefano, Olivia Dworak, Christina Harrison, Lauren Pawling, Ashley Ream, Alexis Reed and Lexi Thompson for earning a cumulative GPA of 3.30 or better for the first semester of the 2012-13 academic year.
Misericordia earned National Field Hockey Coaches Association National Academic Team honors, while 17 players were named to the National Academic Squad.
Elizabeth Murdock (four-time honoree), Allison Alexander, Haley Brandt, Hannah Harvey, Gabby Haviland, Emily Hegner, Rebecca Hindman, Lindsay Hischak, Chelsea Lahr, Jasmine Long, Mariah Osgood, Samantha Partington, Stephanie Piser, Grace Riker, Ali Sacco, Andi Veneziale and Danika Watto all earned individual honors.