Lilly Kashishian
Sports Editor

Nothing says fall like playing some games in what actually feels like winter weather. Here’s what you may have missed:

Women’s Basketball opened their season against York College on Thursday, but fell to the Spartans 69-66. Alecia Rohrer led the Falcons with 21 points.

On Saturday, the women picked up their first win of the season defeating Juniata by a score of 74-45. The team dominated the floor the entire game, and in the first quarter only gave up six points. The Falcons also caused a total of 34 turnovers.

Men’s Cross Country earned a fourth place finish at the Mideast Regionals. Benjamin Schott will be competing in the 2018 Division III National Championship in Wisconsin after coming in thirteenth place with a time of 26:24.2.

Field Hockey shutout the Endicott Gulls in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. The Falcons scored two goals in each half to advance to the Elite Eight. Kezia Loht, Kristen Levesque, Jennie Young, and Josie Weaver all scored in the victory.

In the Elite Eight, the Falcons finished their stellar season after a loss to Johns Hopkins. Scoreless in the first half, both teams scored two goals in the second half. In the second overtime period, the Blue Jays were able to score the golden goal, giving the Falcons their first loss of the season.

Men’s Wrestling traveled to Rhode Island to compete in the Roger Williams Invitational. Stephen Maloney finished in second place in the 149-lbs weight class. The Falcons ended the day finishing in third place.

Women’s Cross Country finished in sixth place in the Mideast Regionals over the weekend. Leanne Weaver crossed the finish line first for the Falcons with a time of 23:30.7.

Men’s Basketball defeated Clarks Summit 86-57 in the opening game of the TownePlace Suites Tip-Off Tournament on Friday night. Matt Glogowski led the Falcons with 19 points.

The team played in the Championship game the following day, beating Ursinus 79-69. Colin Sareyka finished the game with an astounding 38 points.

Men’s Swimming lost to Susquehanna and Gettysburg in a dual match on Saturday. Daniel Logan took third in the 200 Free and finished in second in the 500 Free.

Women’s Swimming split their dual match, beating Susquehanna, but falling to Gettysburg. Kaylee Hollenbach won the 100 and 200 Back, and Cassie Cotton won the 100 Fly.

Men’s Soccer continued their winning ways during the first round of the NCAA Tournament, beating Baruch 5-0. Brit Haseltine scored a brace in the win.

Nick West struck gold twice on Sunday, helping the Falcons defeat Johns Hopkins 2-0, and advance to the third round of the NCAA Tournament.

Women’s Soccer opened the NCAA Tournament with a matchup against Centenary University. Megan Mansfield and Brooke Firestone each scored to help lead the Falcons to a 2-0 win.

The Falcons only needed one goal to get past RIT on Sunday. Maddie Kohl scored the only goal of the game in the 19th minute, as the Falcons advanced to the third round.

Coming Up This Week

Tuesday, Nov 13

Women’s Basketball @ Gettysburg College 6:00 p.m.

Men’s Basketball @ Lancaster Bible College 7:00 p.m.

Friday, Nov 16

Men’s Basketball vs St. John Fisher College 5:00 p.m. (Virginia Beach, VA)

Women’s Soccer vs University of Lynchburg 5:00 p.m. (Newport News, VA)

Women’s Basketball vs Wesley College 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, Nov 17

Women’s Cross Country @ NCAA Division III Championships TBD

Men’s Cross Country @ NCAA Division III Championships TBD

Wrestling vs Penn College/Averett University/Ferrum College TBD (Salem, VA)

Men’s Soccer vs SUNY Cortland TBD

Women’s Swimming @ Gettysburg College 1:00 p.m.

For more information and in-depth coverage of the matches visit GoMessiah.com.

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