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Sports Roundup

Women’s Soccer (11–4–3 overall, 8–2–2 SCIAC)

The Sagehens won their first conference championship in 15 years and advanced to the NCAA Championships for the first time in program history. The team had two five-game winning streaks during the season and finished with the highest winning percentage in program history. Seven Hens were named to the SCIAC All-Conference team: Anna Renery ’06, Ashley Hovey ’06, Kim Ye ’07 and Lily Hitchner ’09 were first-team; Jenny Medvene-Collins ’08 and Lauren Denny ’06 were second-team; and Caitlin Barrett ’06 was given the award of distinction.

Men’s Cross Country (7–0 overall, 7–0 SCIAC)

The Sagehens won their third consecutive SCIAC Championship behind the legs of Crosby Freeman ’06 and Will Leer ’07. Freeman won his third straight SCIAC Runner of the Year award by winning the SCIAC Championship meet, setting a course record. At regionals, Freeman emerged victorious and helped his team to a second place finish, qualifying the team for nationals, where the team finished 20th and Freeman finished 8th. Leer edged Freeman to win the SCIAC Multi-Dual meet and finished second in the SCIAC Championships and at regionals. Freeman, Leer, Nik Hlady ’09, Rich Cannon ’05 and David Maas ’06 were named first-team all-SCIAC while Sean McCarron ’07 was named to the second team.

Football (4–5 overall, 2–4 SCIAC)

The team finished the season with a 4-5 record. Pomona-Pitzer ranked first in the conference in pass defense and was second in total defense. Matt Barbour ’07 led the SCIAC in tackles, and Robert Pepple ’08 led the conference in rushing with an average of 111 yards per game.

Men’s Soccer (11–5–3 overall, 8–3–3 SCIAC)

Men’s soccer ended their season on a five-game winning streak, finishing in third place in conference behind Redlands and La Verne. David Roy ’08 and Andrew Nourafshan ’07 were named All-SCIAC First Team.

Volleyball (12–12 overall, 8–6 SCIAC)

In a fourth-place finish, the team moved up one spot from last year in a tough conference, posting wins over CMS and Redlands. Laura Laakso ’07 moved into first place in career assists, with total of 2764, earning All-SCIAC First Team and All-West Region Honorable Mention. Megan Prior ’09 named to the All-SCIAC second team.

Women’s Cross Country (5–2 overall, 5–2 SCIAC)

Women’s cross country finished 5-2 in dual meets and took third in the SCIAC Championship meet. To cap off the season, Pomona-Pitzer took eighth place in a strong NCAA West Region meet. Amy Rapp ’06 earned All-SCIAC First Team honors for the fourth time. Rapp also earned All-West Region honors. Jessie Bigelow ’09 was second-team All-SCIAC.

Men’s Water Polo (15–17 overall, 5–5 SCIAC)

The men’s water polo team finished in fourth place in the conference. Tim Brown ’08 was named to the SCIAC First Team. The team notched wins over Harvard, Chaminade and BYU–Hawaii and twice over CMS.
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