September 25, 2009
Around the Horn
Around the hornIn this Issue:
Football loses to Lycoming 37-23 -- Page 8
Men's Cross Country finishes first -- Page 7
Liberty League hosts promotion
The Susquehanna football team is sponsoring an NCAA Take a Kid to the Game Day at its 2009 Liberty League opener against Hobart at Lopardo Stadium tomorrow at 2 p.m. All kids ages 14 and younger will be admitted to the game free of charge.
As usual, admission for adults is $5, while admission for students is $2.
The Take a Kid to the Game program is a grassroots effort aimed at NCAA football and basketball events. The program is in its 15th year.
Indoor Track to hoist banner
The Susquehanna athletics department will honor its 2008-09 Landmark Conference men's indoor track & field championship team at halftime of the Susquehanna-Hobart football game on Sept. 26.
The Susquehanna men's indoor track & field team will unveil its championship banner during that halftime ceremony.
The Crusaders defeated five other teams to win the Landmark championship on Feb. 28. The championship is the first indoor conference team title in school history.
Women's tennis dominates
Susquehanna women's tennis team won all but one match in an 8-1 non-conference victory over visiting Baptist Bible at the James W. Garrett Sports Complex tennis courts on Sept. 19.
Sophomore Julia Lerner won a straight-set match at first-flight singles for Susquehanna (2-0 overall), 6-1, 6-4.
Freshman Abby Hess won at second-flight singles, 6-3, 6-3. Fellow freshman Kim Rogers was another straight-sets winner in fourth-flight action, blanking her opponent, 6-0, 6-0. Another freshman, Dana Freshley, also shut out her Baptist Bible opponent in the fifth flight, 6-0, 6-0, and freshman Alexandra Roth recorded the final singles victory at sixth-flight, 6-0, 6-0.
Senior Jessi Hass and sophomore Allison Killeen led off first-flight doubles with an 8-6 win. Freshman Anna Appleton and junior Whitney Arcaro won second-flight doubles, 8-0, while third-flight partners, freshmen Kyla Nast and Roth, wrapped up action with another 8-0 triumph.
This week at Susquehanna:
Men's Soccer: Tomorrow vs. Catholic, 3:30 p.m.
Football: Tomorrow vs. Hobart, 2:00 p.m.
Women's Soccer: Saturday vs. Catholic, 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday vs. Wilkes, 7:00 p.m.
Volleyball: Today vs. Wilkes, 4:00 p.m.
Tonite vs. Franklin and Marshall, 8:00 p.m.
Tomorrow vs. St. Mary's (Md.), 11:00 a.m.
Tomorrow vs FDU-Florham, 1:00 p.m.
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