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1999 Winter/Spring Sports Update

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For the Week of March 1 to March 7
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News and notes about Muhlenberg athletics

Friday, March 5
WRESTLING NCAA Division III Tournament. All three Muhlenberg wrestlers were eliminated after two bouts at the nationals. Freshman ANDY FAUST (149) lost to Ursinus' Bob Onorato for the third time this season in the consolation bracket. He finished his campaign with a record of 28-7. Freshman BILL HOLSINGER (141) ended up 25-8, while freshman heavyweight TYLER CATHEY was 10-6. Click here for Muhlenberg results.

Saturday, March 6
BASEBALL Guilford 22, Muhlenberg 7; Guilford 9, Muhlenberg 2. The Mules dropped a doubleheader in Greensboro, N.C., on their way down to Florida for Spring Break. Junior CHUCK DRAPER got Muhlenberg on the board in the first game by belting his second home run of the season. Freshman JON ELIAS hit a two-run homer in the seventh in just his fourth career at-bat. Freshman RYAN WHITE struck out five in three innings in his collegiate debut. An RBI single by sophomore DAVID WOLF was one of the Mules' four hits in the second game. Click here for line scores.

Sunday, March 7
SOFTBALL Montclair State 2, Muhlenberg 0; Muhlenberg 6, Mt. Union 2. The Mules opened up their 1999 season at the Rebel Spring Games in Ocoee, Fla., by splitting a pair against teams ranked in the Division III preseason poll. In the opener, junior HEATHER DREBY took a three-hit shutout into the bottom of the sixth against 22nd-ranked Montclair State before allowing two runs. Senior KHARA PAPPADAKIS had Muhlenberg's lone hit, a fourth-inning single. Senior ELIZABETH BILLIE drove in a career-high five runs, three on a fourth-inning double, in the second game to lead Muhlenberg past Mt. Union, which received votes in the preseason poll. Freshman ANGIE TYSON, making her first career start, pitched a four-hitter to get the win. Click here for line scores.

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Last updated March 12, 1999