Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

College Sports

April 13, 2013

BSC tennis wins two

BLOOMSBURG, Pa. — The Bluefield State men’s tennis team added two more Atlantic Region wins Saturday afternoon as they defeated Bloomsburg University 5-0 and Kutztown 5-1.

With the wins, the Big Blues improved to 16-2 on the season while the Huskies fell to 0-10 and the Golden Bears dropped to 8-6.

In the match against Bloomsburg, Bluefield State swept the doubles matches. Guatam Sreeram and Conner Pickering were first to finish as they won the No. 3 doubles match 8-0 followed by an 8-2 win by Vlad Catlan and Niklass Sparr in the No. 2 doubles match. Pitor Kruk and Jacob Carey completed the sweep with an 8-5 win in the No. 1 doubles match.

Against Kutztown, the Big Blues held a 2-1 advantage after the doubles competition. Vishewsh Sinha and Shikhar Kapur won in the No. 2 doubles match 8-4 and Catlan and Sparr battled to a 9-7 win in the No. 3 doubles match. The Golden Bears lone win came in the No. 1 doubles competition as Kruk and Carey were downed 8-4.

The Big Blues don’t have much time off as they return to conference action tomorrow afternoon for the regular season finale, a 4 p.m. match against Fairmont State.

Bluefield State is No. 1 in the Atlantic Region and will host the regional tournament at Bluefield City Courts the last weekend in April.

Lions sweep Senators

ELKINS — The Concord University baseball team persevered for a 4-3 win in 10 innings over Davis & Elkins to begin the day, before running away with a 15-2 victory in game two to secure two critical WVIAC South Division wins Saturday.

The victories improve Concord's record to 23-15 overall and to 18-6 in the WVIAC. Concord and Davis & Elkins entered the day ranked second and third, respectively, in the WVIAC South Division.

Shepherd sweeps Concord

SHEPHERDSTOWN — The Concord University softball team lost a pair of close games Saturday afternoon at Shepherd. The Mountain Lions lost 6-5 in game one after a seventh inning two-run home run by Shepherd. CU led early in game two, but Shepherd (17-19, 8-4) rallied for a 6-4 win to earn the sweep.

Concord (16-23, 4-10 ) was led on the day by Becca Gleason  who went 4-for-8 with two runs, two RBIs and one stolen base.

Concord will look to rebound from Saturday's losses as they travel to Seton Hill today for a doubleheader.

Text Only
College Sports
Local Sports
Sports Videos
McNabb: Two games is not acceptable for me Ortiz, Price Feud Is Upsetting To Children - @TheBuzzeronFOX MLB Trade Deadline Talk: Price, Stanton, Kemp Tony Romo will be a full-go for camp Teammate's Advice For Johnny Manziel & Josh Gordon - @TheBuzzeronFox Helfrich praises Mariota's commitment to improve Hillary Clinton Blamed Bill's Affair With Monica Lewinsky On Abuse He Suffered As A Child Diamond Stone, Malik Newman, Josh Jackson and others showcase talent First impressions of Giants' new up-tempo offense Athletic Gaines: Where LeSean McCoy, Kenjon Barner, and more prepare for NFL season Jack White's Cub Face How Emmanuel Mudiay Ended Up in China Sterling says he's not trying to block Clippers sale Selig: MLB 'more popular today than ever' Eli, Giants learning new offense Shirtless Super Mario Balotelli Dances While Ironing - @TheBuzzeronFOX Longhorns Coach Disses Texas With Compliment - @TheBuzzeronFOX How Will Wiggins Deal Impact Potential Love Trade? Tony Dungy Weighs in on Michael Sam Dareus fails conditioning test, Watkins lifts spirits
Pro Sports