Colonel athletics in brief 9/19

Sept. 13

FH: Freshman Ali Dunn scores twice in the second half as the Lady Colonels defeat Keystone College. In a game tied at the half, Dunn’s two goals, along with junior Haley Gayoski (once) and freshman Zoe Stepanski made the difference in the 5-0 victory.

WSOC: Senior Micaela Oliverio’s early second half goal proved to be the difference in the game as the Colonels went on to defeat William Paterson 1-0. Junior goalkeeper Courtney Stanley also led the way as she recorded her first career shutout.

WVB: Lady Colonels fall to Eastern 3-1 in their MAC Freedom opener. Wilkes dropped the first two sets, but was able to take the last set to prevent the sweep. It was the first time since 2014 that Eastern University had dropped a set in MAC Freedom play.

Sept. 14

MSOC: Wilkes fails to capitalize on outshooting Clarks Summit 26-7 and having the advantage in shots-on-goal 12-2, as they are shutout, 2-0. Freshman Danny McGinley led the Colonels with six total shot attempts.

Sept. 15

FB: Delaware Valley broke open a five point game to defeat the Colonels 34-14 in Friday night football action. In his first collegiate start, Freshman Wade Rippeon threw for 160 yards on 23-of-37 passing, including two scores. Shane Deemer led the Colonel rushing attack with 18 carries for 52 yards.

Sept. 16

MTEN: In their first action of the season, the Colonels swept both Keystone and Messiah. Messiah is the defending champion of the Commonwealth side of the Middle Atlantic Conference.

WTEN: The Lady Colonels swept Messiah in a battle of two defending conference title winners. Messiah proved to be a challenge, however; they were not swept in any of their individual matches.

FH: Junior Haley Gayoski’s game-tying goal would not be enough as the Lady Colonels fall 4-1 to Alvernia. Senior Marissa Surdy assisted Gayoski’s goal in the loss.

WVB: The Lady Colonels enjoyed two victories against Immaculata and Penn State-Harrisburg.  In the match against Immaculata, the Lady Colonels rallied behind Jamey Mikovich (14 kills), Alexis Morgan (30 assists), Kayley Schinski (three blocks) and Juliet Betke (25 digs-career high) in the straight set victory. Wilkes also defeated PSU-Harrisburg in a five-set match behind the play of  Jamey Mikovich (17 kills), Michele Natale (4 blocks), Alexis Morgan (42 assists) and Juliet Betke (17 digs).

WSOC: Lauren Esser and Ema Sabovic paced the Lady Colonels offense scoring one goal each. Esser also provided the assist in Sabovic’s goal in the 3-0 victory against Penn College.

MSOC: Lebanon Valley scores four unanswered goals as they pitch a 4-0 shutout. The Flying Dutchmen found the back of the net in the 34th, 53rd (twice) and 81st minute.