Sports

Appalachian State University softball pitcher Alissa Schoelkopf (Sewell, N.J./Washington Township) was named the North Carolina Education Lottery Southern Conference Scholar-Athlete of the Week, announced by the conference office on Wednesday.

The Lenoir-Rhyne Softball Team (29-8, 9-3), ranked No. 18 in NCAA Division II, swept Coker (15-18, 4-8) in a South Atlantic Conference doubleheader, 7-0 and 6-4, Wednesday afternoon at Bears Field.

True freshman Matt Brill’s (Coal Valley, Ill./Moline) two-out RBI single in the bottom of the ninth inning gave Appalachian State University baseball a 7-6 walkoff win over ETSU on Wednesday evening at Beaver Field at Jim and Bettie Smith Stadium.

Three Lees-McRae women's lacrosse players notched hat tricks powered behind a five-goal performance from senior Katelin Rooney in a 21-12 win against Young Harris in a nonconference tilt at Tate Field Wednesday afternoon in Banner Elk, N.C.

The Appalachian State University softball team played long ball on Wednesday and defeated North Carolina Central 7-5 at Sywassink/Lloyd Family Stadium.