Thursday, March 3, 2011

DePauw Travels To Hope For NCAA First Round Matchup


Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference tournament champion DePauw University will make its eighth straight trip to the NCAA Division III Women's Basketball Tournament, traveling to Hope (Mich.) College for first round play in an announcement made today. Printable Bracket | Interactive Bracket | NCAA Tournament Announcement | Selection Show

The Tigers won the SCAC's automatic bid with a 80-71 win over Hendrix College in the championship game.

Hope (26-2) earned a Pool C bid after being upset by rival Calvin 67-65 in the MIAA Conference Championship game.

The winner of the DePauw/Hope game will play the winner of the Denison (Ohio) University (28-0) vs. defending NCAA Champion Washington (Mo.) University (20-5).

DePauw was the only SCAC team selected to the tournament this year. Head coach Kris Huffman owns an 18-8 career record in the NCAA Tournament, including the 2007 NCAA National Title where the DU Tigers defeated Denison in the second round and Washington-St. Louis in the national title game.

On Wednesday SCAC Director of Communications Russell Kramer sat down with DePauw head coach Kris Huffman as the DU Tigers prepare for their NCAA first round match-up with Hope on Friday.

To listen to DePauw head coach Kris Huffman, click here.

Centre Travels To Marietta For NCAA First Round Matchup


Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference tournament champion Centre College will make its fifth straight trip to the NCAA Division III Men's Basketball Tournament, traveling to Marietta (Ohio) College for first round play in an announcement made today. Interactive Bracket | NCAA Tournament Announcement

The Colonels won the SCAC's automatic bid with a 75-63 win over DePauw University in the championship game.

Marietta (25-3) earned the Ohio Athletic Conference's automatic bid by virtue of its tournament victory, culiminated with an 88-85 victory over John Carroll University with a game winning, three-pointer with 4.1 seconds remaining.

The winner of the Centre/Marietta game will play the winner of the La Roche (Pa.) College (25-2) vs. Wittenberg (Ohio) University (19-8).

Centre was the only SCAC team selected to the tournament this year. Head coach Greg Mason owns a 2-4 career record in the NCAA Tournament, including a 69-55 victory over fellow Ohio Athletic Conference member Capital in the first round of the 2007 Tournament.

On Tuesday SCAC Director of Communications Russell Kramer sat down with Centre head coach Greg Mason to discuss the Colonels NCAA first round match-up with Marietta.

To listen to head coach Greg Mason, click here.

Centre Wins Third Straight SCAC Men's Basketball Championship


The Centre College Colonels survived a furious DePauw University second half comeback attempt and earned the school's third straight Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference championship with a 75-63 win over rival DePauw. Box Score

With the win, the Colonels (21-5, 13-3 SCAC) earn the SCAC's automatic bid to the 2011 NCAA Division III Men's Basketball Championship.

Appearing in the SCAC championship game for a sixth-straight year, Centre won its fourth championship in that span thanks to a 23 point performance from junior forward Greg Ross. Ross, the tournament's MVP, broke the SCAC tournament scoring average by scoring 23.7 points per game. Sophomore guard Bryon Ellis joined Ross on the All-Tournament team.

Against DePauw, Ross scored 23 points on 7-for-13 shooting and added eight rebounds. Sophomore teammate Bryon was 3-of-3 from beyond the arc and finished the tournament shooting a remarkable 84.6 percent from 3-point range (11-of-13 total).

Centre jumped out a commanding 34-18 lead thanks in large part to outstanding shooting and superb defensive effort. The Colonels connected on 14-of-23 from the field (60.9 percent) and limited a DePauw offense to 6-of-24 from the floor (25 percent).

The second half was a different story as the Tigers (19-9, 12-4 SCAC) shot over 62 percent (18-of-29) and trimmed Centre's lead to three with seven minutes remaining in the game. DePauw couldn't quite comeback as Centre was too much down the stretch.

The Tigers were led by junior Sean Haseley's 20 points and 10 rebounds. Ryan Sever chipped in with 14 points on 6-of-12 shooting. Both Haseley and Sever were named to the All-Tournament team. Oglethorpe senior guard Joe Kennedy rounded out the All-Tournament team performers.

After the game SCAC Sports Information Director Jeff Debaldo caught up with both head coaches along with sophomore guard Bryon Ellis and junior forward Greg Ross of Centre.

To listen to DePauw head coach Bill Fenlon, click here.

To listen to sophomore guard Bryon Ellis of Centre, click here.

To listen to junior forward Greg Ross of Centre, click here.

To listen to Centre head coach Greg Mason, click here.

Sunday, February 27, 2011

DePauw Claims Second Straight SCAC Title; Sixth All-Time


DePauw had five players score in double figures and out rebounded Hendrix 45-32 en route to an 80-71 victory to claim their second straight SCAC Tournament Title and sixth overall in their final SCAC Tournament as a member of the conference. BOX SCORE

Hendrix fought tough early having led most of the first half, however the DU Tigers closed out the first half on a 16-6 run just after the Warriors claimed a 23-19 led for a 35-29 halftime score.

Senior guard Katie Mathews paced five Tigers in scoring with 14 points to go along with two assists and two rebounds. Matthews also clipped the 1,000 career point mark in the contest becoming the 12th DU Tiger to reach that plateau. Sophomore guard Kate Walker recorded a double-double with 13 points and 10 assists. DePauw got a huge lift from its bench as Alex Gasasway netted 14 points and Ali Ross notched 11 points all in the second half.

Senior Christina Byler led all scorers on the evening with 25 points and five rebound in her final game for the Hendrix Warriors. The Warriors shot well for beyond the arc hitting on 47.1% (8-for-17) but it wasn't enough as Hendrix closes out the year with a record of 17-11.

Matthews was named SCAC Tournament MVP and was joined on the All-Tournament team by teammates Walker and Katie Aldrich along with Byler of Hendrix and Senior Shae Seagraves of Southwestern.

With the win, DePauw improved to 25-3 and earned the SCAC's automatic qualification into the NCAA Division III Championship. The SCAC tournament title was DePauw's sixth since the event began in 2003 and the Tigers' 10th SCAC title overall in 13 years of conference play.

After the game SCAC Director of Communications Russell Kramer caught up with both head coaches along with DePauw teammates Katie Mathews, Katie Aldrich and Kate Walker.

To listen to Hendrix head coach Emily Cummins, click here.

To listen to DePauw senior guard Katie Mathews, click here.

To listen to DePauw junior forward Katie Aldrich, click here.

To listen to DePauw sophomore guard Kate Walker, click here.

To listen to DePauw head coach Kris Huffman, click here.

Centre Advances to Face DePauw in SCAC Title Clash

Centre College, the East's No. 1 seed, advanced to its sixth consecutive Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference championship game with a 70-57 semifinal win over division rival and No. 3 East seed Oglethorpe University.

Sophomore guard Bryon Ellis led Centre (20-5, 13-3 SCAC) as he scored a game-high 28 points on 9-of-11 shooting, including an SCAC tournament record eight 3-point field goals. Ellis was 8-of-10 from beyond the arc. He matched former Centre standouts Matt Nestheide (Feb. 25, 2007) and Kris Bentley (March 1, 2009) as the only three to make at least eight shots from 3-point range in SCAC tournament history (since 2003).

Oglethorpe raced out to a 36-34 halftime lead on the strenght of shooting nearly 56 percent (15-of-27) in the first half. The Stormy Petrels (15-12, 10-6 SCAC) could not keep up their hot shooting as the Colonels limited Oglethorpe to 28 percent shooting (7-of-25) in the second half. Centre came into the SCAC tournament as the nation's second leading scoring defense, giving up an average of just 55.3 points per game.

Centre's Greg Ross, a night after scoring an SCAC tournament single-game record 38 points, added 10 points and 10 rebounds for the Colonels. Heading into the championship game, Ross is averaging 24 points and 10.5 rebounds per game.

Oglethorpe was led by senior guard Joe Kennedy's 18 poins, four rebounds and one steal. He shot 7-of-18 from the floor. Also chipping in for the Stormy Petrels were classmates Alex Richey (15 points) and Todd Ward (11 points).

The turning point of the game came on an Ellis three-pointer which gave Centre a 60-50 lead with 6:28 left in the game. From there, the Colonels were able to extend the lead to 68-54 with just over one minute remaining before earning the win.

Centre advances to the SCAC championship game for the sixth consecutive year and will look for its fourth SCAC championship in the last five years. The Colonels square off against yet another divsison rival in DePauw. These same two teams played for the conference championship a year ago with Centre prevailing 60-56. This will mark the third time that Centre and DePauw meet with an SCAC championship on the line. DePauw won the 2006 championship with a 64-61 win over Centre.

After the game SCAC Sports Information Director Jeff DeBaldo caught up with both head coaches along with sophomore guard Bryon Ellis of Centre.

To listen to Oglethorpe head coach Phil Ponder, click here.

To listen to Centre guard Bryon Ellis, click here.

To listen to Centre head coach Greg Mason, click here.

Saturday, February 26, 2011

DePauw Men Advance to Third SCAC Championship Game

DePauw University avenged its regular season loss to Trinity University as the Indiana Tigers (19-8, 12-4 SCAC) advanced to their second consecutive SCAC championship with a 58-56 win over the Texas Tigers in the first semifinal of the 2011 SCAC Men's Basketball tournament.

DePauw jumped out to a 33-24 halftime lead thanks to 50 percent shooting in the first half. The Indiana Tigers shot 13-of-26 while holding Trinity to 37 percent shooting in the first half (10-of-27).

Trinity scored 36 of their 56 points from three starters as Ryan Beall paced the group with 14 points and 11 rebounds. Beall was 5-of-9 from the floor. Freshman Robert Kitzinger scored 12 points while senior forward Luke Caldarera scored 10 points and added five rebounds.

In the second half DePauw cooled off as Trinity limited the Indiana Tigers to 9-of-23 shooting (39.1 percent). Trinity shot better as they connected on 14-of-29 from the floor in the second stanza (48.3 percent). Trinity tied the game with less than 30 seconds remaining on the heels of 13 offensive rebounds during the game.

Trailing 58-56 with 30 seconds left in the game, Trinity had a chance to tie or win the game on their final possession. However, Trinity's Caldarera was not able to get the tying basket as time expired.

With the win DePauw advances to its third all-time appearance in the SCAC championship game and second straight trip. DePauw won the 2006 SCAC championship before falling to Centre in last year's final, 60-56. DePauw will play the winner of the Centre vs. Oglethorpe semifinal on Sunday, February 27 at 2:30 p.m. CT at Millsaps College.

After the game SCAC Sports Information Director Jeff DeBaldo caught up with both head coaches and DePauw senior Steve Lemasters.

To listen to Trinity head coach Pat Cunningham, click here.

To listen to senior Steve Lemasters of DePauw, click here.

To listen to DePauw head coach Bill Fenlon, click here.

DePauw Advances to Eighth SCAC Title Game


With its 73-53 semifinal win over Trinity, DePauw's 10th-ranked women advanced to its eighth Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Basketball Tournament title game in the nine-year history of the event.

The Tigers improved to 24-3 with their 10th straight win, while Trinity finished its season at 14-13. DePauw faces Hendrix in tomorrow's Noon CST title game. The Warriors topped Southwestern, 77-67, in the day's other semifinal contest.

Trinity jumped out to an 11-2 lead and still held a 23-14 advantage after Jana Tucker's free throw with 9:26 left in the first half.

Kate Walker responded with a three which ignited a 12-0 DePauw run and gave the Tigers a 26-23 lead. DePauw led at the break, 34-30.

The Tigers scored the first five points of the second half to push the lead to 39-30. DePauw's lead was 49-39 with just under 12 minutes left before Ali Ross hit a jumper which started a 14-0 stretch and extended the Tigers' lead to 24 points.

Walker led DePauw with a career-high 19, while Katie Aldrich followed with her second double-double of the tournament with 13 points and 11 rebounds. Gasaway added 11 points with Katie Mathews and Brooke Osborne leading with four assists each.

Danielle Hubenak led Trinity with 18 points with Libby Kruse grabbing eight rebounds.

DePauw shot 46.7 percent from the field to Trinity's 33.3. The Tigers hit 51.7 percent in the second half to Trinity's 20.0 percent. DePauw also held a 43-33 edge on the boards.

After the game SCAC Director of Communications Russell Kramer caught up with both head coaches along with sophomore guard Kate Walker of DePauw.

To listen to Trinity head coach Amie Bradley, click here.

To listen to sophomore guard Kate Walker of DePauw, click here.

To listen to DePauw head coach Kris Huffman, click here.

Forty Bench Points Lifts Hendrix in First SCAC Tournament Final


Led by junior guard Anna Roane's 17 points, the Warriors bench outscored Southwestern's bench 40-11 to send Hendrix to their first ever SCAC Title game with a 77-67 victory from the Hanger Dome.

Hendrix, who had been 0-3 in semifinal games previously, hit 18-of-21 free throws in the second half including 14-of-16 in the final six minutes as the Warriors advance to the school's first ever title game.

Hendrix had five players score in double figures led by Anna Roane who had two assists to go along with 17 points on 5-for-9 shooting from the field. The Warriors crashed the boards as well out rebounding Southwestern 42-35 including 14-8 on the offensive end.

Southwestern had three players in double figures led by Anna Fareed with 17 points, two assists and two steals. Senior Shae Seagraves chipped in with 12 rebounds and seven points in her final game for the Pirates. With the loss, Southwestern closes out the year with a record of 17-10.

Hendrix improves to 17-10 on the year with the win and will play for a birth to the NCAA Division III National Tournament tomorrow in the SCAC Championship game. The Warriors will face the winner of today's second SCAC semifinal game between Trinity and DePauw tomorrow at 12:00 PM CST from the Hanger Dome on the Campus of Millsaps College.

After the game SCAC Director of Communications Russell Kramer caught up with both head coaches along with junior guard Anna Roane of Hendrix.

To listen to head coach Kerri Brinkoeter of Southwestern, click here.

To listen to junior guard Anna Roane of Hendrix, click here.

To listen to to Hendrix head coach Emily Cummins, click here.

Oglethorpe Soars to Men's Final Four

Just like their first meeting this season, Oglethorpe had a lead on Colorado College at halftime. However the Stormy Petrels were able to hang on and survive the Tigers' rally and advanced to teh SCAC semifinals with a back and forth 61-58 win.

In a matchup of arguably two of the best players in the SCAC in Colorado College's Nick Rose and Oglethorpe's Todd Ward, it was Ward's Petrels who secured the win. Oglethorpe had a 39-30 lead with 12:09 to play only to see Colorado College mount a comeback similar to the teams' regular season meeting back on Jan. 21. This time Oglethorpe was able to hold on for the win, unlike in the previous meeting.

The Stormy Petrels (15-11, 10-6 SCAC) shot a blistering 61.5 percent (8-of-13) in the second half as seniors Joe Kennedy and Ward combined to score 32 of the teams' 61 points. Ward added seven rebounds and now needs just six rebounds to tie and seven to break the all-time SCAC career rebounding record. Also scoring in double-figures for Oglethorpe was Alex Richey (12 points) and Andrew Steioff (11 points).

Colorado College was led by Rose's 18 points and 10 rebounds. He connected on 7-of-17 shooting. Freshman Ryan Milne added 16 points on 6-of-11 including 4-of-6 from beyond the arc. Ben Foley had a solid all around game for the Tigers (14-12, 10-6 SCAC) as he scored nine points, dished out six assists, did not committ a turnover and totaled two rebounds.

Oglethorpe advances to the SCAC semifinals on Saturday, February 26 where they will square off against division rival and No. 1 seed Centre College. The Stormy Petrels will make just its second-ever appearance in the SCAC semifinals and the program's first semifinal appearance since Oglethorpe lost in the championship game in 2004.

After the game SCAC Sports Information Director caught up with both head coaches along with senior guard Joe Kennedy of Oglethorpe.

To listen to Colorado College head coach Andy Partee, click here.

To listen to senior guard Joe Kennedy of Oglethorpe, click here.

To listen to Oglethorpe head c0ach Phil Ponder, click here.

Trinity Presses into Women's Semi-Final


Trinity pressured Rhodes all night long forcing the Lynx into 23 turnovers helping lead the way to a 85-51 victory tonight from the Hanger Dome on the campus of Millsaps College.

Abby Dietert posted a game high 16 points, connecting on 7-for-10 shooting to go along with eight rebounds for the TU Tigers. Defensively Trinity forced turnovers all night long and help Rhodes to just 29.5% from the field.

Junior guard Sharwil Bell of Rhodes dropped 14 points to compliment nine rebounds in the losing effort. With the loss Rhodes closes out its season with an overall record of 9-16.

Trinity advances to tomorrow's semi-final round to square off against DePauw. This will mark the 6th meeting against the two teams in the SCAC Tournament with Trinity holding the 3-2 advantage. The TU Tigers are now 14-12 entering tomorrow's contest.

After the game SCAC Director of Communications caught up with both head coaches along with junior guard Abby Dietert of Trinity.

To listen to Rhodes head coach Matt Dean, click here.

To listen to junior guard Abby Dietert, click here.

To listen to Trinity head coach Amie Bradley, click here.

Friday, February 25, 2011

Ross' Tournament Record 38 Guides Colonels to 54-46 Win Over Hendrix

Centre College's Greg Ross scored an SCAC tournament single-game record 38 points on 11-for-19 shooting and added 11 rebounds in leading the East's No. 1 seed to a 54-46 win over No. 4 West seed Hendrix College Friday evening.

Ross broke previous record holder Jon Query's mark of 34 points. Query of Rose-Hulman scored 34 points against Southwestern in a quarterfinal loss back on Feb. 27, 2003.

The Colonels, (19-5, 13-3 SCAC), were held to under 40 pecent shooting (18-of-49) but rode Ross' record night to the win. No other Centre player scored more than six points as Ross accounted for 70 percent of Centre's scoring. Senior Alex Lloyd helped add to the Colonels' 50-25 rebound margin by tallying 10 rebounds.

Hendrix was led by Ammon Martin's 18 points on 7-of-16 shooting. He also added four rebounds. James Ewing and Colton Primm both added seven points for teh Warriors (10-16, 5-11 SCAC).

Centre jumped out to a quick 10-0 lead early in the first half before taking a 25-14 lead into the halft. Hendrix took its first lead afer coming back from a 26-15 deficit. The Warriors put a 17-2 run together midway through the second half to take a 32-28 lead. The Colonels then responded and closed out the game with a 26-14 run.

Centre advances to the SCAC semifinals on Saturday, February 26 where they await the winner of the No. 2 West Colorado College vs. No. 3 East Oglethorpe University match up. The Colonels will make its seventh consecutive appearance in the SCAC semifinals and the program's eighth semifinal appearance since 2003.

After the game SCAC Sports Information Director Jeff DeBaldo caught up with both head coaches along with junior forward Greg Ross of Centre.

To listen to head coach Thad McCracken, click here.

To listen to junior Greg Ross of Centre, click here.

To listen to Centre head coach Greg Mason, click here.

DePauw Tigers Defeat Colorado College Tigers 67-42 in Women's Quarterfinal Action

DePauw out rebounded Colorado College 45-28 including 17 offensive boards helping lead to a 67-42 victory Friday evening from the Hanger Dome on the campus of Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi.

Senior Katie Matthews of DePauw poured in 20 points to lead all scorers and junior Katie Aldrich chipped in with 17 points and 13 rebounds for the DU Tigers. DePauw closed out the last five minutes of the first half and continued the momentum second with a 20-5 run over Colorado College to open up the contest.

Colorado College held DePauw to just 1-for-12 from beyond the arc but it was the offensive rebounding that hurt the CC Tigers. Senior Alyssa Aldaz paced Colorado College with 10 points and three rebound in her final game for the CC Tigers. With the loss Colorado College closes out their season with a record of 11-15.

In their final year in the SCAC DePauw has now advanced to 10 straight tournament semi-final games. The win improves the DU Tigers record to 23-3 and will face off in the second women's semi-final game tomorrow against the winner of tonight's Rhodes Trinity match-up.

After the game SCAC Director of Communications Russell Kramer caught up with both head coaches along with senior guard Katie Mathews of DePauw University.

To listen to Colorado College head coach Liz Doran, click here.

To listen to DePauw senior guard Katie Mathews, click here.

To listen to DePauw head coach Kris Huffman, click here.

DePauw Tips Austin College; Advances to Second Straight Semi-Final

DePauw University (18-8, 12-4 SCAC) overcame a four point halftime deficit and withstood an Austin College rally late in the second half and advanced to the SCAC semifinals with a 61-56 win Friday afternoon.

Trailing 59-56 with 6.2 seconds left in the game, Austin College had a chance to tie the game. The No. 3 West seed Kangaroos inbounded the ball from underneath its own hoop and had a potential 3-on-2 break away only to be fouled on the inbounds pass. Ransom Okpala missed the ensuing free throw and DePaw's Steve Lemasters grabbed the rebound and iced the game with a pair of free throws.

The Kangaroos (12-14, 7-9 SCAC) shot just under 43 percent in the first half in jumping out to a 30-26 lead. Austin College was led by Walter Phillips' 14 points on 4-for-9 shooting. Also scoring in double-figures for the Kangaroos was Scott Straley who chipped in with 10 points and five rebounds.

DePauw's Michael Wilkison scored a team-high 14 points while teammate Tommy Weakley added 11 points. Wilkison added five assits to go along with four rebounds. Senior Ryan Sever nearly tallied a double-double as he scored eight points and grabbed a team high 10 rebounds, including a crucial offensive rebound with under 10 seconds to play and his team clinging to a 58-56 lead.

DePauw advances to the SCAC semifinals on Saturday, February 26. The Tigers square off against No. 1 West seed Trinity, who beat Rhodes 62-42 earlier in the day. The Tigers will make its second straight appearance in the SCAC semifinals and the program's fifth semifinal appearance since 2003.

After the game SCAC Sports Information Director Jeff DeBaldo caught up with both head coaches along with senior forward Ryan Sever of DePauw.

To listen to Austin College head coach Rodney Wecker, click here.

To listen to senior Ryan Sever of DePauw, click here.

To listen to DePauw head coach Bill Fenlon, click here.

Southwestern Women Clip Centre 84-70 for First SCAC Tournament Win in School History

Southwestern used a lights our performance from beyond the arc, 11-for-22, one three point made FG shy of tying the SCAC Tournament record for made 3s in a game to defeat Centre 84-70 in the second women's quarterfinal match-up of the day.

Katelyn Bartell, Shae Seagraves and Reilly Robinson each scored 20 points for the Pirates who shoot 43.9% (25-for-57) from the field. Seagraves also chipped in with eight rebounds a steal and an assist. Southwestern took 25 trips to the free throw line connecting on 23 of them including 19-for-21 in the second half.

Maggie Prewitt led the Colonels in a losing effort with 21 points, six rebounds, six assists and two steals. Centre, who had advanced to last years championship game, falls to 17-9 on the year with the loss.

With the win, Southwestern improves to 17-9 on the season and a semi-final match-up with Hendrix. In the regular season Hendrix defeated Southwestern twice most recently back on February 4th 75-59.

After the game SCAC Director of Communications caught up with both head coaches along with senior forward Shae Seagraves of Southwestern.

To listen to Centre head coach Wendie Austin-Robinson, click here.

To listen to senior Shae Seagraves, click here.

To listen to Southwestern head coach Kerri Brinkoeter, click here.

Trinity Knocks off Rhodes 62-42 Advancing to Men's Semis


The West's top seed, Trinity University, used a stifling defensive effort in limiting Rhodes College to just 11 first half points and a 62-42 win in the opening game of the 2011 SCAC Men's Basketball tournament.

With the game tied at 9-9, Trinity went on a 26-2 run to take a commanding 35-11 halftime lead. Rhodes, the No. 4 seed out of the East, went over 13 minutes without a basket as the Lynx shot just 16.7 percent (4-of-24) in the first half.

The Tigers used both a 3-2 zone and 2-3 zone defensively against Rhodes (7-18, 3-13 SCAC) in limiting the Lynx. Rhodes sophomore guard Andrew Galow shot just 2-for-10 and scored six points. Rhodes shot just over 43 percent in the second half to finish 17-of-54 (31.5 percent) for the game.

In the second half Trinity (16-10, 11-5 SCAC) led 53-21 with 9:41 before earning the 20 point win. The Tigers used a balance scoring effort as Kitzinger was the only Tiger to score in double-figures. Senior forward Luke Caldarera (eight points) was one of six Tigers to score four or more points. Zach Lambert also score eight points for Trinity.

With the win, Trinity advances to the SCAC semifinals on Saturday, February 26. The Tigers take on the winner of the DePauw (No. 2 East) and Austin College (No. 3 West) quarterfinal matchup. Trinity will make its fifth straight appearance in the SCAC semifinals and the program's eighth semifinal appearance since 2003.

After the game SCAC Sports Information Director caught up with both head coaches along with senior Luke Caldarera of Trinity.

To listen to Rhodes head coach Mike DeGeorge, click here.

To listen to senior Luke Caldarera of Trinity, click here.

To listen to Trinity head coach Pat Cunningham, click here.

Hendrix Tops Oglethorpe 80-57 Advancing to the Women's Semi-Final Round


Hendrix junior guard Samantha Devlin led all scorers with 21 points to go along with five rebounds and two assists as the Warriors knocked off Oglethorpe University 80-57 in today's first game of the SCAC Tournament.

The Warriors used a 45 to 24 rebounding edge to advance to their second s Petrels traight SCAC semi-final round. Senior Christina Byler added 14 points, five rebounds, three assists and two steals as four Warriors were in double figures on the afternoon.

Katie Weeks paced the Stormy Petrels with 11 points and three rebounds in the losing effort. Oglethorpe closes out the season with a 6-10.

Hendrix improves to 16-10 on the season and will face the winner of #2 east seed Centre and #3 west seed Southwestern tomorrow at 1 PM CST from the Hanger Dome on the campus of Millsaps College.

After the game SCAC Director of Communications Russell Kramer caught up with both head coaches along with junior guard Sam Devlin of Hendrix.

To listen to Oglethorpe Interim head coach Fallon Rehmert, click here.

To listen to Hendrix junior guard Sam Devlin, click here.

To listen to Hendrix head coach Emily Cummins, click here.

2011 - SCAC Women's Lacrosse Media Days - Sewanee


The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference office will conduct its first annual Women's Lacrosse "media days" event beginning Tuesday, February 22.

Day four features a sit down with head coach Michele Dombrowski and seniors Allison Bland and Carly Grimm of Sewanee.

Dombrowski enters her 4th season as the head coach of the Purple Tigers. Last year Stuart guided Sewanee to a record of 12-3 as they head into the inaugural season of SCAC Women's Lacrosse.

Bland enters her senior season after an incredible junior season posting 27 goals and 23 assists. Fellow senior Carly Grimm returns after a junior year that saw her post 34 goals and six assists.

To listen to head coach Michele Dombrowski, click here.

To listen to senior Allison Bland, click here.

To listen to senior Carly Grimm, click here.

2011 - SCAC Men's Lacrosse Media Days - Southwestern


The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference office will conduct its first annual Men's Lacrosse "media days" event beginning Tuesday, February 22.

Day four features a sit down with head coach Joe Ernst and senior midfielder Luther Faulk of Southwestern.

Ernst guides the Pirates into the second year of SCAC conference play. Last year Ernst and the Pirates posted a record of 1-11, 1-3 in conference play finishing fourth in the inaugural season of SCAC Lacrosse.

Faulk enters his senior year after posting four goals and six assists as a junior.

To listen to head coach Joe Ernst, click here.

To listen to senior midfielder Luther Faulk, click here.

2011 - SCAC Men's Lacrosse Media Days - Sewanee


The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference office will conduct its first annual Men's Lacrosse "media days" event beginning Tuesday, February 22.

Day four features a sit down with head coach Marty Watters and senior midfielder Travis Brannon of Sewanee.

Waters guides the Purple Tigers into the second year of SCAC conference play. Last year Waters and the Purple Tigers posted a record of 4-10, 2-2 in conference play finishing third in the inaugural season of SCAC Lacrosse.

Brannon enters his senior season after posting two goals as a junior and will anchor the midfield as a captain for the Purple Tigers.

To listen to head coach Marty Watters, click here.

To listen to senior Travis Brannon, click here.

Thursday, February 24, 2011

2011 - SCAC Women's Lacrosse Media Days - Millsaps


The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference office will conduct its first annual Women's Lacrosse "media days" event beginning Tuesday, February 22.

Day three features a sit down with head coach Tracy Cepnio and freshman midfielder Kenya Strong-Johnston of Millsaps.

This year will mark the inaugural season for lacrosse on the campus of Millsaps in Jackson, Mississippi. The Majors will take part in just the second season of SCAC Men's Lacrosse.

To listen to head coach Tracy Cepnio, click here.

To listen to freshman midfielder Kenya Strong-Johnston, click here.

2011 - SCAC Men's Lacrosse Media Days - Oglethorpe


The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference office will conduct its first annual Men's Lacrosse "media days" event beginning Tuesday, February 22.

Day three features a sit down with head coach Jay Gardiner and sophomore goalie John Brewer of Oglethorpe.

This year will mark the inaugural season for lacrosse on the campus of Oglethorpe in Atlanta, Georgia. The Stormy Petrels will take part in just the second season of SCAC Men's Lacrosse.

To listen to head coach Jay Gardiner, click here.

To listen to sophomore John Brewer, click here.

2011 - SCAC Men's Lacrosse Media Days - Millsaps


The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference office will conduct its first annual Men's Lacrosse "media days" event beginning Tuesday, February 22.

Day three features a sit down with head coach Luke Beam and freshman goalie Chris Hood of Millsaps.

This year will mark the inaugural season for lacrosse on the campus of Millsaps in Jackson, Mississippi. The Majors will take part in just the second season of SCAC Men's Lacrosse.

To listen to head coach Luke Beam, click here.

To listen to freshman goalie Chris Hood, click here.

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

2011 - SCAC Women's Lacrosse Media Days - Colorado College


The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference office will conduct its first annual Women's Lacrosse "media days" event beginning Tuesday, February 22.

Day two features a sit down with head coach Susan Stuart and junior midfielder Grace Maloney of Colorado College.

Stuart enters her 16th season as the head coach of the CC Tigers. Last year Stuart guided Colorado College to a record of 7-5 as they head into the inaugural season of SCAC Women's Lacrosse.

Maloney enters her junior season as one of the top returning scorers from a season ago. As a sophomore Maloney recorded 10 goals and one assist.

To listen to head coach Susan Stuart, click here.

To listen to junior midfielder Grace Maloney, click here.

2011 - SCAC Men's Lacrosse Media Days - Hendrix


The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference office will conduct its first annual Men's Lacrosse "media days" event beginning Tuesday, February 22.

Day two features a sit down with head coach Curt Foxx and senior defender J.D. Recobs of Hendrix.

Foxx takes over the Warriors in his first year as head coach. Foxx takes over a program that posted a record of 0-13 in inaugural season of SCAC Men's Lacrosse play.

Recobs returns for his senior year after anchoring a defense that held opponents to a .535 shots on goal percentage. Recobs also chipped in on the offensive with an assist.

To listen to head coach Curt Foxx, click here.

To listen to senior defender J.D. Recobs, click here.

2011 - SCAC Men's Lacrosse Media Days - Colorado College


The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference office will conduct its first annual Men's Lacrosse "media days" event beginning Tuesday, February 22.

Day two features a sit down with head coach Guy Van Arsdale and senior midfielder Buck McKenna of Colorado College.

Van Arsdale enters his third year at the helm of the CC Tigers. Last year Van Arsdale led the Tigers to a 10-2 record including 4-0 in conference play. The Tigers return as the defending conference champions claiming the inaugural title in the first season of SCAC Men's Lacrosse.

McKenna returns for his senior season after posting three goals and one assist as a junior.

To listen to head coach Guy Van Arsdale, click here.

To listen to senior midfielder Buck McKenna, click here.

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

2011 - SCAC Women's Lacrosse Media Days - Centre


The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference office will conduct its first annual Women's Lacrosse "media days" event beginning Tuesday, February 22.

Day one features a sit down with head coach Julie Beer and freshman midfielder Meg Hawthorne of Centre.

This year will mark the inaugural season for women's lacrosse on the campus of Centre in Danville, Kentucky. The Colonels will take part in just the second season of SCAC Men's Lacrosse.

To listen to head coach Julie Beer, click here.

To listen to freshman midfielder Meg Hawthorne, click here.

2011 - SCAC Women's Lacrosse Media Days - Birmingham-Southern


The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference office will conduct its first annual Women's Lacrosse "media days" event beginning Tuesday, February 22.

Day one features a sit down with head coach Emily Wetmore and junior midfielder Chelsea Van Voorhis of Birmingham-Southern.

Wetmore arrives on the Hilltop taking over in her first year as the head coach of the Panthers. Last season the Panthers posted a record of 12-3 now headed into the inaugural season of Women's Lacrosse in the SCAC.

Van Voorhis is coming off a sophomore year in which she produced 39 goals nine assists and 48 points.

To listen to head coach Emily Wetmore, click here.

To listen to junior midfielder Chelsea Van Voorhis, click here.

2011 - SCAC Men's Lacrosse Media Days - Centre


The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference office will conduct its first annual Men's Lacrosse "media days" event beginning Tuesday, February 22.

Day one features a sit down with head coach J.E. Bert Severns and sophomore attacker Scott Hughes of Centre.

This year will mark the inaugural season for lacrosse on the campus of Centre in Danville, Kentucky. The Colonels will take part in just the second season of SCAC Men's Lacrosse.

To listen to head coach J.E. Bert Severns, click here.

To listen to sophomore attacker Scott Hughes, click here.

2011 - SCAC Men's Lacrosse Media Days - Birmingham-Southern


The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference office will conduct its first annual Men's Lacrosse "media days" event beginning Tuesday, February 22.

Day one features a sit down with head coach Andy Bonasera and senior defender Ben Schaefer of Birmingham-Southern.

Bonasera guides the Panthers into the second year of SCAC conference play. Last year Bonasera and the Panthers posted a record of 7-8, 3-1 in conference play finishing second in the inaugural season of SCAC Lacrosse.

Schaefer returns for his senior year after helping to anchor a defense that allowed just 10.90 goals per game good for second best in the SCAC.

To listen to head coach Andy Bonasera, click here.

To listen to senior defender Ben Schaefer, click here.

Thursday, February 17, 2011

2011 - SCAC Softball Media Days - Trinity


The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference office will conduct its first annual softball "media days" event beginning Monday, February 14.

Day four features a sit down with head coach Selena Collins and junior outfielder Karen MacPhearson of Trinity.

Collins arrives in San Antonio for her first year at the helm of the TU Tigers. Collins take over a team the finished 2010 with a record of 16-22, 7-7 in conference play.

MacPhearson returns for her junior season after earning Second Team All-SCAC honors a season ago. As a sophomore MacPhearson batted .339 with 42 hits, 38 runs scored, 10 RBIs and a conference high 29 stolen bases.

To listen to head coach Selena Collins, click here.

To listen to junior outfielder Karen MacPhearson, click here.

2011 - SCAC Softball Media Days - Southwestern


The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference office will conduct its first annual softball "media days" event beginning Monday, February 14.

Day four features a sit down with head coach Angela Froboese along with junior pitcher Lyndsy Maus of Southwestern.

Froboese, a two time SCAC Coach-of-the-Year, enters her third season at the helm of the Pirates. Last season Froboese led Southwestern in just their second year as a program to an SCAC Championship and birth in the NCAA Tournament.

Maus returns for her junior year after a Second Team All-SCAC performance as a sophomore. Last season Maus posted a record of 17-6 with a 1.82 ERA in 146 innings of work recording 116 strikeouts.

To listen to head coach Angela Froboese, click here.

To listen to junior pitcher Lyndsy Maus, click here.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

2011 - SCAC Softball Media Days - Sewanee


The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference office will conduct its first annual softball "media days" event beginning Monday, February 14.

Day three features a sit down with head coach Amber George along with junior outfielder Erin Polena of Sewanee.

George enters her fourth season managing the Purple Tigers. Last season she guided Sewanee to a 2-17 overall record.

Polena returns for her junior season after batting .238 with 10 hits, four runs scored and three RBIs as a sophomore.

To listen to head coach Amber George, click here.

To listen to junior outfielder Erin Polena, click here.

2011 - SCAC Softball Media Days - Rhodes


The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference office will conduct its first annual softball "media days" event beginning Monday, February 14.

Day three features a sit down with head coach David Hicks and senior shortstop Allison Conn of Rhodes.

Hicks enters his sixth season as the head coach of the Lynx. Hicks has guided Rhodes to back-to-back 25 plus win seasons for the first time in school history including a 27-15 record in 2010.

Conn returns for her senior year after earning Second Team All-SCAC honors as a junior. Last year Conn batted .400 with 56 hits, 33 runs scored and 26 RBIs.

To listen to head coach David Hicks, click here.

To listen to senior shortstop Allison Conn, click here.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

2011 - SCAC Softball Media Days - Millsaps


The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference office will conduct its first annual softball "media days" event beginning Monday, February 14.

Day two features a sit down with head coach Roland Rodriguez and senior catcher Amanda Berry of Millsaps.

Rodriguez enters his fifth year at the helm of the Majors after being named SCAC Co-Coach-of-the-Year last season. In 2010 Rodriguez led the Majors to a 24-18 record, 12-4 in SCAC play advancing to the SCAC Tournament championship before falling to Southwestern.

Berry returns for her senior campaign after hitting .217 with 15 hits, 15 runs scored and 15 RBIs as a junior.

To listen to head coach Roland Rodriguez, click here.

To listen to senior catcher Amanda Berry, click here.

2011 - SCAC Softball Media Days - Hendrix


The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference office will conduct its first annual softball "media days" event beginning Monday, February 14.

Day two features a sit down with head coach Amy Weaver along with senior first baseman Jaclyn Herrera of Hendrix.

Weaver enters her ninth season at the helm of the Warriors. A year ago Weaver led the Warriors to a 19-19 season, 4-12 in SCAC play.

Herrera enters her senior year coming off a career junior season. Last year the first baseman hit .383 with 49 hits, 34 RBIs and 26 runs scored, all career highs.

To listen to head coach Amy Weaver, click here.

To listen to senior first baseman Jaclyn Herrera, click here.

2011 - SCAC Softball Media Days - DePauw


The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference office will conduct its first annual softball "media days" event beginning Monday, February 14.

Day two features a sit down with head coach Bonnie Skrenta along with senior first baseman Ashlee Anton of DePauw.

Skrenta enters her ninth year as the head coach of the Tigers having guided DePauw to five straight 30 plus win seasons. Last year Skrenta led the team to an record of 40-9 tying the previous SCAC record for most wins in a season and the teams second NCAA Softball World Series.

Anton returns for her senior year after a junior season that saw her named to the All-SCAC Second Team. A first baseman, Anton hit .353 from the plate with 42 hits, 19 RBIs and 12 runs scored a year ago.

To listen to head coach Bonnie Skrenta, click here.

To listen to senior first baseman Ashlee Anton, click here.

Monday, February 14, 2011

2011 - SCAC Softball Media Days - Centre


The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference office will conduct its first annual softball "media days" event beginning Monday, February 14.

Day one features a sit down with associate head coach Chris Mason along with senior infielder Taylor Childress of Centre.

Mason enters his 11th season with the Colonels after helping to guide Centre to a 16-26 record, 5-11 in SCAC play a season ago. It was the sixth time in the past seven seasons that Centre has posted at least 15 plus wins in a year.

Childress returns for her senior season after an outstanding junior campaign. A year ago, the Nashville, Tennessee native hit .286 with 32 hits, 28 runs scored, 15 RBIs and 11 stolen bases.

To listen to associate head coach Chris Mason, click here.

To listen to senior infielder Taylor Childress, click here.

2011 - SCAC Softball Media Days - Birmingham-Southern


The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference office will conduct its first annual softball "media days" event beginning Monday, February 14.

Day one features a sit down with head coach Kimbal Cassady along with junior pitcher Ronni Ferris of Birmingham-Southern.

Cassady enters her first year as the head coach of the Panthers taking over a program that went 25-9, 12-4 in conference play a year ago. Cassasdy is no stranger to the BSC program having served as an assistant from 2002-2004.

Ferris returns for her junior season after a Second Team All-Conference year as a sophomore. The right-handed pitcher went 13-5 on the mound in 115.2 innings with 142 strikeouts. Ferris also contributed from the plate hitting .374 with 37 hits, 24 runs scored and 20 RBIs.

To listen to head coach Kimbal Cassady, click here.

To listen to junior pitcher Ronni Ferris, click here.

2011 - SCAC Softball Media Days - Austin College


The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference office will conduct its first annual softball "media days" event beginning Monday, February 14.

Day one features a sit down with head coach Edie Fletcher along with senior first baseman Stefanie Faith of Austin College.

Fletcher and the 'Roos enter their fifth season since joining the SCAC with a combined conference record of 24-36 in the previous four seasons. Fletcher guided Austin College to a record of 12-18 a year ago, 5-11 in SCAC play.

Faith, a three time all conference performer, enters her senior season just two home runs shy of breaking the SCAC career record. As a junior, Faith hit .381 with 27 hits, 32 RBIs, 20 runs scored and nine home runs.

To listen to head coach Edie Fletcher, click here.

To listen to senior Stefanie Faith, click here.

Thursday, February 10, 2011

2011 - SCAC Baseball Media Days - Trinity


The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference office will conduct its first annual baseball "media days" event beginning Monday, February 7.

Day four features a sit down with head coach Tim Scannell along with senior catcher Kyle Felix of Trinity.

Scannell a five time SCAC Coach of the Year enters his 13th season as the manager of the TU Tigers. Last season Scannell guided Trinity to an SCAC Championship and fifth NCAA Tournament appearance with a record of 32-9.

Felix returns for his senior season as a three time First Team All-SCAC performer. In a injury plagued junior season Felix still put up big numbers hitting .426 with 49 hits, 42 runs scored and 41 RBIs in just 26 games.

To listen to head coach Tim Scannell, click here.

To listen to senior Kyle Felix, click here.

2011 - SCAC Baseball Media Days - Southwestern


The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference office will conduct its first annual baseball "media days" event beginning Monday, February 7.

Day four features a sit down with head coach Jim Shelton along with senior pitcher Chris Churchwell of Southwestern.

Shelton enters his seventh season as the manager for the Pirates. Last season Shelton guided Southwestern to a 13-26 record, 6-14 in conference play missing out on the SCAC Tournament for the second straight season.

Churchwell returns for his senior season to lead the Pirates. As a junior, the 5'10" right-hander posted an ERA of 7.45 in 29 innings of work striking out 27 batters.

To listen to head coach Jim Shelton, click here.

To listen to senior Chris Churchwell, click here.

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

2011 - SCAC Baseball Media Days - Sewanee


The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference office will conduct its first annual baseball "media days" event beginning Monday, February 7.

Day three features a sit down with head coach Scott Baker along with senior outfielder Taylor Irwin of Sewanee.

Baker returns to the mountain for his 11th season (117-240) at the helm of the Purple Tigers. Last year Baker guided Sewanee to a record of 7-28, 2-13 in conference action.

Irwin, a three time All-SCAC performer, returns for his senior season after batting .406 with 54 hits, 36 RBIs and 26 hits as a junior.

To listen to head coach Scott Baker, click here.

To listen to senior Taylor Irwin, click here.

2011 - SCAC Baseball Media Days - Rhodes


The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference office will conduct its first annual baseball "media days" event beginning Monday, February 7.

Day three features a sit down with head coach Jeff Cleanthes along with senior outfielder Matt Gilbert of Rhodes.

Cleanthes enters his eight season as the manager of the Lynx. Under Cleanthes, Rhodes has posted five straight seasons of 25 plus wins, including last year when the Lynx finished out 2011 with a 27-17 record.

Gilbert returns for his senior season coming off a First Team All-Conference performance a year ago. As a junior, Gilbert hit .365 from the plate with 42 hits, 26 runs scored, 22 RBIs and 22 stolen bases.

To listen to head coach Jeff Cleanthes, click here.

To listen to senior Matt Gilbert, click here.

2011 - SCAC Baseball Media Days - Oglethorpe


The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference office will conduct its first annual baseball "media days" event beginning Monday, February 7.

Day three features a sit down with head coach Dan Giordano along with senior shortstop Matt Cornwell of Oglethorpe.

Giordano enters his seventh season as the manager for the Petrels after guiding them to a 19-23 season last year, 7-8 in SCAC play. Oglethorpe has posted back to back 15 plus win seasons for the first time since 2001-2002.

Cornwell returns for his senior year after an All-Conference year as a junior. The Boca Raton, Florida native hit .322 from the plate with a team high 46 runs scored and 20 stolen bases. Cornwell also posted a 7-4 record from the mound with five complete games and 61 strikeouts.

To listen to head coach Dan Giordano, click here.

To listen to senior shortstop Matt Cornwell, click here.

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

2011 - SCAC Baseball Media Days - Millsaps


The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference office will conduct its first annual baseball "media days" event beginning Monday, February 7.

Day two features a sit down with head coach Jim Page along with senior infielder Josh Ordeneaux of Millsaps.

Page, a six-time conference Coach of the Year selection, enters his 23rd season at the helm of the Majors' baseball program after leading Millsaps to a 25-15 record in 2010, 12-5 in conference action.

Ordeneaux returns for his senior season after being named first team All-SCAC as a junior. Last year Ordeneaux produced 57 hits, 47 runs and 31 RBIs with a .377 average from the plate. The Baton Rouge, Louisiana native stole 18 bases and posted a .925 fielding percentage in 40 games a year ago.

To listen to Majors head coach Jim Page, click here.

To listen to senior Josh Ordeneaux, click here.

2011 - SCAC Baseball Media Days - Hendrix


The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference office will conduct its first annual baseball "media days" event beginning Monday, February 7.

Day two features a sit down with head coach R.J. Thomas along with junior infielder Nathan Harr of Hendrix.

RJ Thomas enters his fifth season as the skipper for the Warriors with a record of 67-91-1. Last year he guided Hendrix to a 18-18 record, 7-13 in conference play.

Harr returns for his junior season after batting .338 with 46 hits, 38 runs scored and 25 RBIs as a sophomore. Harr was strong in the field posting a .962 fielding percentage with just three errors all year.

To listen to head coach R.J. Thomas, click here.

To listen to Nathan Harr, click here.

2011 - SCAC Baseball Media Days - Birmingham-Southern


The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference office will conduct its first annual baseball "media days" event beginning Monday, February 7.

Day two features a sit down with head coach Jan Weisberg along with senior infielder Drew Leachman of Birmingham-Southern.

Weisberg enters his fourth season at the helm of the Panthers carrying an overall record of 82-36. Last year he guided Birmingham-Southern to a 34-5 record being named Co SCAC Coach-of-the-Year.

Leachman enters his senior year after an explosive junior season. Named to the ABCA All-South Region team, Leachman hit .433 in 39 games with five home-runs and 51 RBIs. Leachman led the SCAC in runs scored (61) and triples (5) a season ago.

To listen to head coach Jan Weisberg, click here.

To listen to senior Drew Leachman, click here.

Monday, February 7, 2011

2011 - SCAC Baseball Media Days - DePauw


The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference office will conduct its first annual baseball "media days" event beginning Monday, February 7.

Day one features a sit down with head coach Jake Martin along with junior third baseman Alex Wright of DePauw University.

Martin enters into his second full season as the manager for the DU Tigers. Last year he guided DePauw to a record of 26-17, 9-6 in SCAC play, and a runner-up finish at the SCAC Tournament.

Wright enters his junior season after posting a .333 batting average with 51 hits, 28 RBIs and 25 runs scored. In the field Wright had 55 assists from third with a .953 fielding percentage.

To listen to head coach Jake Martin, click here.

To listen to junior third baseman Alex Wright, click here.

2011 - SCAC Baseball Media Days - Centre College


The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference office will conduct its first annual baseball "media days" event beginning Monday, February 7.

Day one features a sit down with head coach Mike Pritchard along with senior third baseman Cory Crowdis of Centre College.

Pritchard enters his seventh season as the skipper of the Colonels and is just six wins shy of his 100th career victory at Centre. The Colonels are coming of a 12-21 year, 5-10 in SCAC play.

Crowdis is coming off a junior season in which he hit .303 from from the plate with 33 hits and 18 RBIs. A Louisville, Kentucky native, Crowdis also had eight stolen bases a year ago.

To listen to head coach Mike Pritchard, click here.

To listen to senior third baseman Cory Crowdis, click here.

2011 - SCAC Baseball Media Days - Austin College


The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference office will conduct its first annual baseball "media days" event beginning Monday, February 7.

Day one features a sit down with head coach James Rise along with senior shortstop Andy White of Austin College.

Rise, enters his first year at the helm of the 'Roos, inherits a team that is coming off a 2010 season posting a 19-20 record 9-11 in SCAC play.

White is a two-time All-SCAC performer coming off a junior campaign in which he hit .413 from the plate with 57 hits and 33 RBIs. White was also spectacular in the field with 121 assists on .957 fielding percentage.

To listen to first year head coach James Rise, click here.

To listen to senior shortstop Andy White, click here.