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Sunday, April 23, 2006
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MITCHELL HITS NCAA PROVISIONAL MARK
BASEBALL, MEN’S TENNIS FALL TO DEFENDING CHAMPS

BASEBALL
Pitching won out over hitting as regionally ranked Franklin & Marshall, the defending Centennial Conference champion, swept Muhlenberg, 9-2 and 10-5.

Through games of last Sunday, the Diplomats (24-8, 14-2) were ninth in Division III in staff ERA, and the Mules were eighth in runs scored and 18th in team batting average.

Muhlenberg took a 1-0 lead in the opener on a two-out RBI single by freshman Eric Hammond in the second, but had a runner thrown out at home on the play and did not score again until the seventh.

Junior Pete Oris singled in that seventh-inning run, tying a school record with his 36th RBI of the season.

Hammond added a two-run single in the nightcap. Junior Ryan Sassaman had a pair of hits in each game.

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MEN’S TENNIS
In its second-to-last match of the season, Muhlenberg lost 7-0 at regionally ranked Johns Hopkins, the defending Centennial Conference champion.

The No. 1 doubles team of senior Adam Nodiff and freshman Brian Wernick won for the fourth time without a loss.

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MEN’S GOLF
Muhlenberg finished the first round of Allegheny’s Kuhn Invitational in 13th place. Senior Brian Farrelly led the Mules with an 80.

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Junior Sarah Mitchell of the Muhlenberg outdoor track and field team provisionally qualified for the NCAA Division III Championships while winning the javelin at the East Stroudsburg Invitational.

Mitchell’s throw of 132-3 eclipsed the provisional standard of 127-7
Janette
Adams
Adams is the second member of the Mule women’s team to qualify for ECACs in the 5K this spring.
and was nine inches short of the school record she set last year, when she also provisionally qualified for the national meet.

Senior Danielle Seiler nearly hit the provisional mark in the 400-meter intermediate hurdles, finishing third in 1:04.31. The standard is 1:04.14.

In addition to Mitchell and Seiler, two other Mules qualified for ECACs, and both won their events: junior Lex Mercado in the 800 meters and freshman Janette Adams in the 5,000 meters.

Freshman Hannah Sylvester placed in the top eight in three events, the high jump, long jump and javelin. Her javelin throw of 102-1 ranks fourth on Muhlenberg’s all-time performance list.

In dual-meet scoring, both Mule teams defeated Moravian, the women 84-49 and the men 87-65, giving Muhlenberg a final margin of 12-6 in the 2005-06 Matte Award standings.

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Last updated April 23, 2006