The Wabash College Track & Field squad, which captured the team title at the Hanover Invitational on Saturday, March 30th, currently sits at No. 20 on the most recent U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Division III National Poll, released on April 3rd.
Denison (2-0, 7-1), Ohio Wesleyan (2-0, 7-4) and Kenyon (2-0, 6-4) all remained perfect in NCAC play last weekend with wins over DePauw (0-2, 0-8), Hiram (0-2, 1-5) and Oberlin (0-2, 4-3), respectively. North Coast action continues this week with four conference tilts scheduled, highlighted by Ohio Wesleyan hosting Kenyon on Friday.
Denison (1-0, 6-0), DePauw (1-0, 4-0) and Wittenberg (1-0, 4-2) each earned their first NCAC win last week to sit tied atop the standings with Kenyon (1-0, 4-1) after wins over Allegheny (0-1, 6-2), Hiram (0-1, 3-5) and Ohio Wesleyan (0-1, 1-7), respectively. Lacrosse action continues this week as Wooster (0-0, 6-1) is scheduled to open up NCAC play on the road versus Allegheny on Tuesday.
In a light week for North Coast women’s tennis, DePauw (0-0, 9-6) closed out its spring break trip with wins over nationally ranked teams, UC Santa Cruz and Wisconsin-Whitewater, while Oberlin (0-0, 10-4) posted a perfect 3-0 record. NCAC action continues this week highlighted by Denison (1-0, 9-2) hosting Kenyon (0-0, 4-2) on Wednesday and Allegheny (0-0, 6-2) hosting Ohio Wesleyan (0-1, 2-8) on Saturday.
North Coast softball squads opened up the conference portion of the schedule last week as Kenyon (2-0, 14-5) and Ohio Wesleyan (2-0, 9-5) earned sweeps over Oberlin (0-2, 2-10) and Wittenberg (0-2, 9-4) respectively. Conference play continues this week as Wooster (0-0, 9-7) and Hiram (0-0, 4-12) are scheduled to square off Saturday marking the first NCAC action for each squad.
Divisional play got underway in the North Coast last weekend with Oberlin (2-0, 8-8) and Wittenberg (3-1, 11-2) jumping out to early leads in the East and West, respectively. Non-conference mid-week games will continue in the week ahead, while divisional play will return to the schedule over the weekend with four divisional series on the slate.
There was minimal North Coast men’s tennis action last week; however, Ohio Wesleyan (1-1, 5-9) did capture a pair of victories, including a 5-4 triumph over NCAC East Division foe Wooster (0-1, 5-8) on Wednesday. NCAC Divisional matches will pick back up this week with Oberlin (1-0, 7-4) hosting Wooster on Tuesday, Wittenberg (0-0, 9-2) traveling to Wabash (0-0, 11-6) on Saturday and Allegheny (0-0, 8-0) entertaining Ohio Wesleyan on Saturday.
Only three North Coast golf teams were in action last week as the Allegheny and Wittenberg men competed at The West Cup in Jurupa Valley, California, while the DePauw women’s squad wrapped up competition at the Low Country Intercollegiate in Hilton Head, South Carolina.
Nearly every North Coast track & field squad was in action last week, highlighted by Wabash earning the team title at the Hanover Invitational. NCAC track & field continues in the week ahead, led by Denison, Kenyon, Ohio Wesleyan and Wittenberg all competing at the annual Marve Frye Invitational, held OWU’s George Gauthier Track.
Ohio Wesleyan senior guard Andy Winters (Columbus, OH/Bishop Watterson) was named to the D3hoops.com Men's Basketball All-America teams, it was announced on March 28th by D3hoops.com. Winters was a fourth-team All-America selection.