What you missed: Colonel Athletics in Brief Apr. 9

Mar. 27

BASE: In a game shortened to 8 innings, the Colonels took advantage of  five Marywood errors, as they won 12-5. Freshman  Bryan Nifenecker led Wilkes with 3 RBIs, going 2-for-3.

SB: Led by senior Christina Gambino’s three home runs and nine RBIs, the Lady Colonels swept the double-header of Eastern, 8-0 (six innings) and 6-5. Gambino had 7 of the Lady Colonels 8 RBIs in game one.

WLAX: Senior Jessyca Held (nine), junior Kyra Boccio (five), and freshman Sierra Duman (four) combined for 18 of the 20 Lady Colonel goals in a 20-16 victory over Lancaster Bible College.

MVB: Senior Daniel Sales scored a double-double with 10 kills and 22 assists, but the Colonels still fell to Misericordia in five-sets (26-24, 17-25, 25-19, 21-25, 15-9).

MLAX: The Colonels were outscored 8-1 in the second quarter and fell 16-8, to Mount Saint Mary. Junior John Wink registered his 100th career point, unassisted.

Mar. 29

MTEN: The doubles team of juniors Jonathan White and Courtney Murphy came up with the only doubles win of the day for the Colonels, as they fell to TCNJ 7-2. White also captured the lone singles win (6-1, 3-6, 10-3).

WTEN: The Lady Colonels were unable to come up a victory in any match, as they fell 9-0 to TCNJ.

MVB: Junior Jones Mensah set career highs with 14 kills and six blocks, but the Colonels still fell to Arcadia in four sets (25-27, 25-15, 25-22, 25-13).

Apr. 4

MVB: Junior Jones Mensah led the Colonels with 6 kills and 9 assists, but Wilkes was swept by Messiah 3-0 (25-10, 25-15, 25-17).

Apr. 5

SOFT: With game one tied at 1, sophomore Sarah Gibson smashed a go-ahead home run, as she finished 4-for-4 in that game. Sophomore Gracen Staunton shut down the Marywood bats, going the complete game only allowing 5 hits and 1 run, striking out 4. In game two, senior Christina Gambino and junior Haley Welker mashed two-run home runs, as Wilkes won 8-1.

BASE: Junior Nick Capozzi came up with a clutch two-run double in the top of the 9th, tying the score at 8, but Scranton walked off in the bottom half of the inning with a SAC fly off sophomore Jeremy Yziek.

Apr. 6

BASE: See page 12.

Apr. 7

SB: See page 13.

BASE: See page 12.

WLAX: Senior Jessyca Held scored her 33rd goal of the season, the lone goal of the game in a 13-1 loss at the hands of FDU-Florham.

MLAX: Junior John Wink and senior Garrett Armstrong both had nine ground balls, but the Colonels never held a lead, as they fell to FDU-Florham 11-7.

MVB: The Colonels sweept CCNY in non-conference action, with match scores 25-23, 25-20, and 25-16. Senior Daniel Sales led all Colonel attackers with 10 kills, 20 assists, and 5 aces.

Apr. 8

SB: In game one, the Lady Colonels started out hot, jumping to a 3-0, even stretching it to 6-1, but fell to a late Delaware Valley comeback. Freshman Britny Jumalon tripled in game one. Game two was a near duplicate to game one as Wilkes held a 5-3 lead heading into the bottom of the seventh, but Delaware Valley plated three runs in the bottom of the frame to win 6-5.