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Wednesday, March 14, 2007
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MEN’S LAX MAKES POINT AT KINGS POINT
Losses for Baseball, Men’s Tennis

BASEBALL
Muhlenberg was held to six singles in its first home game of the 2007 season, falling to Misericordia, 5-1.

The Mules (3-7) took a 1-0 lead in the second on an RBI hit by senior Ryan Sassaman, scoring junior Joe Carlo, who walked and stole second. The Cougars scored twice in the fifth, then widened their lead with two unearned runs in the seventh.

Senior Mike Hart had two of Muhlenberg’s hits.

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MEN’S TENNIS
The Mules opened their spring season with a close 5-4 loss to Moravian in a match that began outdoors and moved indoors. The key match was at No. 2 doubles, where the Greyhounds won in a tiebreaker.

Junior Doug Wayne was the lone Mule to win a singles match that went the full two sets.

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They won down south, and now the Mules have proven that they can win up north.

The Muhlenberg men’s lacrosse team, whose odd schedule opens with five road games in five different states, continues to be a hit wherever it
Tim Martin
Junior Tim Martin won five faceoffs and scooped up a team-high six ground balls. He has won 73.9 percent of his faceoffs through three games.
travels, improving to 3-0 with a 12-8 win at previously undefeated Kings Point.

The Mules had to come from behind to win this game after spotting the Mariners (4-1) a 5-2 lead early in the second quarter. Muhlenberg was flagged for six penalties in the first 15 minutes, and Kings Point took advantage by scoring four man-up goals.

Although the Mules rallied to tie the score at 5-5, they went into the locker room trailing, 7-6.

The Muhlenberg defense took over the game in the second half, holding the Mariners to one goal. The Mules held a 15-2 advantage in shots in the third quarter, scoring four goals to take control.

Junior Mickey Norton assisted sophomore Andrew Lolley 39 seconds into the third to tie the score, then put Muhlenberg ahead with with 10:13 on the clock with his second goal of the game. Lolley netted another goal less than 1:30 later, making the score 9-7.

After another Kings Point extra-man goal, senior Sean Toohill scored his fourth goal of the game 13 seconds before the end of the quarter. The Mules iced the win with two fourth-quarter goals.

Freshman Andrew Bell had his best game to date, making 11 saves. Seniors Kyle Hart (five ground balls, one assist) and Steven Toto (three ground balls) and sophomore John DeLuca (four ground balls) led a defense that allowed only three even-strength goals.

Toohill’s four goals moved him into third place on the program’s all-time scoring list with 87 career points.

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Last updated March 14, 2007