PHILADELPHIA – University of the Sciences women's basketball was the only team amongst the 39 in the East Region to have two student-athletes voted on to the Division II Conference Commissioners Association (D2CCA) East Region Team, as sophomore Irisa Ye earned a spot on the First Team and Alex Thomas landed on the Second Team.
University of the Sciences will play fourth-seeded Le Moyne (25-5) at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday night in the East Region Semifinal, with the winner advancing to Monday’s 7 p.m. East Region Final and Sweet 16.
Just Skinner had a career day at the plate, finishing a perfect 3-for-3 with career-highs of three RBI and two runs in game one. He also hit his first career home run and added a double as part of his second career three-hit performance.
University of the Sciences can become the first women’s basketball program in the league’s Division II era to win three consecutive CACC Championships when it takes on either Goldey-Beacom or No. 13/23 Jefferson tomorrow at 2:30 p.m. at Caldwell.
Kaitlyn Gaynor surrendered just three hits in her seven innings of work against Quincy, striking out eight with just one walk, but a two-run home run in the fourth would turn out to be all Hawks would need.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. – The University of the Sciences baseball team jumped out to 3-0 lead with a three-run second and was still leading 3-2 through five innings of play, before Minnesota-Crookston tied the game in the sixth and scored five in the eighth to pull away from Devils for an 8-3 win on Thursday afternoon.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. – The University of the Sciences softball team recovered from a 20-6 loss to St. Cloud State to hang tough with Bridgeport in an eventual 5-2 loss to the Purple Knights on Thursday, the Devils’ penultimate day of action in Florida.
Steele, also selected as the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Player of the Week for the first time in his career, began USciences' Spring Break trip 6-for-10 against defending Division III national champion Tyler-Texas and Gannon (doubleheader), recoding multiple hits in all three games.
USciences scored two runs in both the third and fourth inning against Franklin Pierce, and that was all Kaitlyn Gaynor needed as she limited the Ravens to just the two earned on five hits, with five strikeouts, in a complete game effort.
Starter Hiro Mizutani went the first seven innings, striking out a career-high nine, before Austin Blumetti threw the final two frames, giving up one earned on two hits with two strikeouts and no walks.
Starter Kris Morgenweck worked around 10 hits to throw five innings without allowing an earned run, while Jake Patridge surrendered just one earned in his three innings of relief in which he scattered three hits while striking out four.