|Hoskins Named SAC Pitcher Of Week|
|Written by Staff Reports|
|Wednesday, 19 March 2014 07:18|
Lenoir-Rhyne University's Maryann Hoskins was named the South Atlantic Conference Softball Pitcher Of The Week, league officials announced today. Hoskins, a sophomore from Havelock, N.C., went 3-0 for the week with a 0.48 earned run average and 15 strikeouts as the Bears won all four contests.
Hoskins threw a three-hit shutout, her fifth of the year, in Lenoir-Rhyne's 4-0 victory over Francis Marion last Wednesday at home to complete the doubleheader sweep.
Hoskins also registered both victories over Anderson - 6-5 in eight innings and 12-1 in five innings - last Saturday afternoon in the South Atlantic Conference opener in Anderson, S.C.
Hoskins, a 2013 All-South Atlantic Conference First-Team honoree, is currently 10-3 on the year with a 0.92 earned run average and 95 strikeouts for the Bears.
Wingate's Taylor Laskey was named the South Atlantic Conference Softball Player Of The Week.
Lenoir-Rhyne (20-5, 2-0), winners of five straight games, returns to action on Wednesday afternoon in a league doubleheader at Bears Field against Newberry beginning at 3:00 p.m.
L-R Men's Golf Ties For Fifth At Pinehurst Challenge
The Lenoir-Rhyne Men's Golf Team moved up four places Tuesday in the final round of the 14th annual J. Ralph Hargett Memorial Intercollegiate (Pinehurst Challenge) to finish in a fifth-place tie at the National Golf Club.
L-R shot a 628 (+52) on the par-72, 6,632-yard course while Queens won the tournament with a 603 (+27).
Lenoir-Rhyne was led by senior John White (Dudley Shoals, N.C.). White shot a low-round 69 on the day and finished in fifth place with a 148 (+4) en route to all-tournament honors.
Wingate's Benedict Gebhardt was the overall champion with a 146 (+2). Junior David Donovan (Hampstead, N.C.) tied for 29th overall after carding a 159 (+15) for the tournament for the Bears as well.
The Lenoir-Rhyne Men's Golf Team next competes in the Campbell Oil Classic in Wallace, N.C., on March 31 and April 1.
14th annual J. Ralph Hargett Memorial Intercollegiate
March 17-18, 2014 - Final Results
National Golf Club
1. Queens 603 (+27)
2. Lincoln Memorial 612 (+36)
3. Wingate 622 (+46)
4. Walters State CC 625 (+49)
5t. Pfeiffer 628 (+52)
5t. Lenoir-Rhyne 628 (+52)
7. Catawba 629 (+53)
8. Cape Fear CC 630 (+54)
9. Brevard 631 (+55)
10. Mars Hill 640 (+64)
11. West Alabama 648 (+72)
12. Tusculum 649 (+73)
5. John White 148 (+4)
29t. David Donovan 159 (+15)
37t. Blake Childers 160 (+16)
42t. Drew Alford 161 (+17)
66. Cort Fox 179 (+35)
Photo Courtesy: Maryann Hoskins, L-R Athletics
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