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Sports Roundup / Spring 2008

By Benjamin Belleto

Women’s Tennis (14-7 overall, 9-1 SCIAC)
The team won the SCIAC tournament to earn a bid to the NCAA tournament, where they finished in fourth place as a team. Siobhan Finicane was named SCIAC Player of the Year for the second time, and captured the NCAA Division III singles title. Becca Lange and Olivia Muesse were named All-SCIAC first team. Finicane and Lange were named NCAA All-American for singles, and Finicane and Muesse were named to the NCAA All-American team for doubles. The women’s tennis team was named an ITA All-Academic Team.

Softball (21-19 overall, 12-12 SCIAC)
The team’s 21 wins are the most in its history. The squad qualified for the SCIAC tournament, where they knocked off top-seeded and nationally- ranked Redlands. Billie McGrane and Ali Corley were named to the All-SCIAC first team.

Baseball (27-13, 13-8 SCIAC)
Drew Hedman led SCIAC with 18 home runs. Hedman and Brandon Huerta were named to the All-SCIAC first team.

Women’s Track and Field (3-4 dual meet record, fifth place SCIAC)
Connie Cheng, Alicia Freese, Katie Pirnack, Chelsea Muir, Ellie Chestnut were All-SCIAC. Freese was SCIAC champion in 5000 meters.

Men’s Track and Field (3-4 overall, 3-4 SCIAC)
Brian Gillis, Torrey Olson, Cameron Kinslow and Dante Benson were members of the All-SCIAC team.

Men’s tennis (8-16 overall, 4-6 SCIAC)
Cameron Taylor was NCAA All-American in singles, advancing to the second round of NCAA singles championships and finishing the regular season as the 29th ranked player in the country. He was also first-team All-SCIAC. Taylor and senior Drew Olian finished the season as the No. 15 ranked doubles team in the West region.

Women’s Water Polo (17-11 overall, 8-1 SCIAC)
The team won its second straight SCIAC Championship and is the No. 1 ranked Division III team in the country. Laura Condon was named SCIAC Player of the Year and Tamara Perea was named to the All-SCIAC first team.

Golf (fourth place in SCIAC)
The team had its best finish in 10 years. Senior Chris Moreno-Hunt was first-team All-SCIAC.

Women’s Lacrosse (4-11 overall) Lindsay Slote was in the top 20 percent of Division II with a shooting percentage of 23 goals out of 44 shots and 8 out of 11 free position shots.

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