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Alumni Update - Ben Ward (Washington & Jefferson)

Written by Drew Karpen on .

BETHANY, W.Va. -- The Washington & Jefferson men's lacrosse team put together a complete effort on both ends ofWard WJ the field en route to a 17-4 victory at Bethany.

With the victory, the Presidents’ end a five-game road swing with a 3-6 overall record and improve to 2-0 in the Ohio River Lacrosse Conference. The Bison fall to 3-5 on the year with an 0-2 mark within conference action.

Ben Ward, a Canon-McMillan graduate, led W&J with six points on the day, highlighted by four goals for the fourth hat trick of his rookie campaign.

 

(photo courtesy of Washington & Jefferson College)

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Alumni Update - Alec Rideout (Shippensburg)

Written by Drew Karpen on .

SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. –Shippensburg University junior Alec Rideout was named the 2017 PennsylvaniaRideout Ship State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Men's Indoor Field Athlete of the Year on Wednesday after voting results were announced by the league office.

Rideout, a Canon-McMillan graduate, broke the PSAC Indoor Championships meet record in the shotput to win a conference championship, posting a new collegiate PR of 57 feet, 11 ¼ inches (17.66 meters).

In an impressive sequence, Rideout had three throws travel farther than any other competitor at the PSAC Championship, setting the benchmark for the competition with a throw of 57 feet, 7 inches on his second attempt. His fifth throw yielded the championship meet record.

In the weight throw, Rideout notched an eighth-place finish to reach the podium for the second straight year due to a top mark of 15.64 meters.

At the NCAA Championships, Rideout placed 10th overall for All-America Second Team honors, posting a top mark of 56 feet, 9 ½ inches (17.31 meters) on his second throw in his debut NCAA competition.

 

(photo courtesy of Shippensburg University)

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Photo Journal: Boys Basketball PIAA First Round - Canon-McMillan vs. Butler (March 11)

Written by Marilyn Schwilm on .

Canon-McMillan faced Butler in the first round of the PIAA Playoffs, Saturday, March 11 at Baldwin High School. Butler wins 51-46 to move on to meet State College in the next round.

click here to see video highlights of the game

Photos by Marilyn C. Schwilm, Tri-State Sports News Service

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Alumni Update - Cody Patterson (Thiel)

Written by Drew Karpen on .

GREENVILLE, Pa. – The Thiel Tomcats lost a close 3-set match Saturday morning at Beeghly Gymnasium to thePatterson Thiel 10th-ranked Eastern Mennonite Royals.

Thiel dropped the first set of Continental Volleyball Conference (CVC) match 25-23 and the second match 25-22. The Tomcats also battled in the third game but fell, 30-28.

Cody Patterson, a Canon-McMillan graduate, led the Tomcats with 14 kills and seven digs.

 

(photo courtesy of Thiel College)

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Alumni Update - Danielle Parker (Washignton & Jefferson)

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WASHINGTON, Pa. -- Washington & Jefferson had the game within four points (51-47) with just under seven minutes Parker WJto play, but No. 2/4 Thomas More scored 24 of the final 29 points en route to a 73-50 win in a match-up of the Presidents' Athletic Conference's top two teams.

The Presidents conclude the regular season with a 16-9 overall record and 13-5 mark in the PAC, good for the second seed and a double bye to the semifinals in next week's league tournament. That event will be held at Thomas More, which wraps up the top seed and year at 25-0 and 18-0 within the league.

Danielle Parker, a Canon-McMillan graduate, (14 points, 15 rebounds) turned in her fifth double-double of the season.

 

(photo courtesy of Washington & Jefferson College)