The men’s volleyball team is off to a good start this season as they currently have a 4-2 record, which includes a season opening win against #3 ranked SUNY New Paltz 3-0. For the season, senior William Ragland leads the team in kills with 60 with senior Dan Lutz getting 55 kills of his own. Junior Christian Taylor leads the team in assists by a long shot as he has 201 while Ragland is second with seven. The team’s next game will be Friday, Feb. 2 at Thiel College (3-2).
Men’s Track & Field
Returning to action for the first time since early December, the men’s track & field team got a number of nice performances at this past weekend’s Finn Pincus Invitational in Salem, Va.. Junior Grant Amoateng won the long jump with a 6.79m, just short of his PR. Senior Connor Faint was the top D-III runner in the 400m, taking third overall with a time of 50.34 while first-year Jordan Short won his heat in 52.49. First-year TyJuan Nelson and senior Austin Hart each won their respective heats in the 200m, with Nelson running a 24.86 and Hart a 25.35. The team will head to Winston-Salem, NC this weekend, participating in the Camel City Invitational.
Women’s Track & Field
The women’s track & field team was also competing this past weekend. At the Finn Pincus Invitational, junior Tajah Miller ran an 8.55 in the 60m preliminaries to advance to the finals while first-year Ania Summers timed just behind her at 8.60. Junior Toni Doss easily landed her season best effort in the weight throw, landing at 8.81m while sophomore Emily Hostetler and senior Rachel Sturm each cleared 2.61m in the pole vault. The women’s team will also head to Winston-Salem, NC this weekend to participate in the Camel City Invitational.