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

Pinehurst Challenge

March 17-18, 2014 - Final Results

Pinehurst, N.C.

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)


Lenoir-Rhyne's Individuals

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