SU roundup: Mohlmann finishes 14th at NCAA indoor championships
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LINCOLN, Neb. — Shenandoah University junior Jaclyn Mohlmann completed her indoor track nad field season Friday afternoon with a 14th-place finish in the indoor pentathlon at the NCAA national championships hosted by Nebraska Wesleyan.
Mohlmann had 3,188 points in the event to come in 57 points in front of 15th place Jaclyn Konopka from MIT.
Mohlmann was 42 points behind 13th place Mandy Witschen from St. Benedict (Minn.).
Ameila Campbell, from Carleton (Minn.), won the event with 3,884 points.
Mohlmann opened with a 9.36 in the 60 meter high hurdles, which was good for 836 points, before leaping 1.54 meters in the high jump for an additional 666 points.
This put her in 11th place.
She slipped to 17th after tossing the shot put 8.06 meters and remained in that spot after a 4.89 meter long jump.
Her 2:25.26 time in the 800 meters was fourth in her heat and allowed her to improve to 14th place overall.
Mohlmann is back in action in next Saturday at the Jack Toms Invitational hosted by Lynchburg College.
HARRISONBURG — The Shenandoah baseball team pounded out a season-high 25 hits in a 20-7 Old Dominion Athletic Conference victory over Eastern Mennonite on Friday afternoon.
All nine Hornets (9-2) starters had at least one hit with five — Corbin Lucas, Cameron Lundmark, J.J. McDaniel, Dan Powers and Andrew Creamer — contributing at least three each.
Lucas led this group with a 5 for 7 afternoon that included four RBIs and four runs scored.
Lundmark, normally the squad’s closer, was 4 for 5 after drawing the start at shortstop.
Lucas and Powers both hit home runs, with Powers and Michael Paul both matching Lucas with four RBIs.
Sophomore Billy Arens (1-1) was the beneficary of the offensive output as he earned the win after allowing six runs (two earned) on nine hits and three walks in 7 2/3 innings of work.
Tyler Hott and Garrett Wooddell finished up, with Wooddell recording the final three outs of the game.
Shenandoah scored one run in the second, four in the third, three in the fourth and two in the fifth to take a commanding 10-2 lead after five.
After being held off the board for just the second time all game in the sixth, coach Kevin Anderson’s squad scored a combined 10 runs in its final three turns at the plate. Half of this production came in the eighth inning.
The Hornets continue ODAC play Saturday at Hampden-Sydney. The doubleheader begins at noon.
WINCHESTER — The Shenandoah men’s tennis team earned its second victory of the season Friday afternoon with a 6-3 non-league win over Ferrum.
After falling behind 3-1 thanks to a Ferrum (1-4) win at No. 1 doubles and Shenandoah (2-0) defaults at No. 3 doubles and No. 6 singles, the Hornets roared back to sweep the top four singles matches and clinch the victory.
Zach O’Neal and Will Leach, who combined for an 8-1 win at No. 2 doubles, were 6-3, 6-3 and 6-3, 6-4 victors, respectively, at No. 3 and No. 2 singles.
Steven Baker won 6-4, 6-0 at No. 1 and Kelly Sykes 6-2, 6-3 at No. 4 before Dustan DeMello completed the singles sweep with a 6-3, 6-3 victory at No. 5.
The Hornets are back in action on March 20 versus Washington and Lee.
WINCHESTER — The Shenandoah women’s tennis team returned to its winning way Friday afternoon with an 8-1 non-league victory over Ferrum.
The Hornets (2-1) had a 3-0 lead even more the match started as Ferrum (0-6) was forced to default at Nos. 5 and 6 singles and No. 3 doubles.
SU then made quick work of the match, getting an 8-1 victory from Molly Barb and Shannon Allin at No. 1 doubles as well as Rachel Gross and Amber Lake winning 8-2 at No. 2.
With the outcome assured, coach Larry Hubbard shuffled the lineup, bumping up his Nos. 3 through 8 singles players by two spots each and giving Barb and Allin the rest of the afternoon off.
Amy Rapp, now playing No. 1 singles, closed out the victory with a 7-5, 2-6, 1-0 (10-2) win in the final match of the day.
Lake won 6-2, 6-0 at No. 2 and Cierra Neidermeyer was a 6-2, 6-1 victor at No. 4.
Shenandoah is back in action Saturday at noon in a non-league match against Division II Shippensburg University.