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MC Softball Team looks to finish season strong

Posted by on Apr 12, 2017 in Sports | 0 comments

The Maryville College Softball Team (18-16, 9-11 USAS) is 1-3 in the month of April. Maryville’s lone win ended an eight-game losing streak. On Saturday, April 1, the Lady Scots traveled to face the Salem College Spirts in a USA South Conference double-header. Trailing 1-0, Maryville cashed in seven runs in the top of the forth inning that would propel them to a 7-5 win over the Spirits. In the top of the fourth, freshman Mercedez Strambler and Aly Snider both singled. With two runners on, sophomore Alexus Murray hit an RBI-double that scored Strambler. Then, sophomore Christen Torres hit a two-RBI-double, which put Maryville up 3-1. After a two-out Salem error, and a steal by freshman Ashton Hayden, senior Jenna Roberts stepped up to the plate and delivered. A two-RBI-single put Maryville up 5-1. With Roberts on first...

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Scots Women’s Tennis Team ends conference play

Posted by on Apr 12, 2017 in Feature Slider, Sports | 0 comments

The Scots Women’s Tennis team traveled to Georgia over April 8 through April 9 for three matches of conference play. The Lady Scots played back to back over the course of the weekend, facing off against two teams on Sunday, and dropped all three matches ending their conference play of the season. The weekend opened with a face-off against Agnes Scott College on Saturday. This was the first time MC played Agnes Scott since switching to the USA South Conference. The Lady Scots fell early in the match, losing all three doubles courts. Going on into the singles lineup, Agnes Scott took all of the courts except for the number four seed court, where senior Tessa Wilcox defeated (MC) defeated Anastasia Bennett (ASC) 1-6, 6-4, 10-5. Wilcox dropped the first set of the match, but came back strong in...

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Women’s Tennis Team falls to Lagrange 9-0

Posted by on Mar 29, 2017 in Feature Slider, Sports | 0 comments

The Maryville College Women’s Tennis Team faced off against the Lagrange College Panthers over Spring Break on March 26 in their first home match of the season. The Scots fell to the Panthers 9-0 on home court, in the second match against Lagrange of the season, this time for conference play. The women took to the courts for doubles play at 11:00 p.m. on that sunny spring morning. LaGrange took an early lead using the doubles to their advantage by taking all three courts. At no. 1 doubles, Jenna Eppes and Elizabeth Knott (LCW) defeated Savannah Bain and Carter Dickinson (MC) 8-0. At No. 3 doubles, Jia Lee and Carli Jones (LC) defeated McKennah Francis and Joyce Coling (MC) 8-3. At no. 2 doubles, Liz Minick and Denney Meigs (LC) defeated Katie Stephens and Tessa Wilcox (MC) 8-3. The...

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Men’s Tennis Team suffers tough loss at home

Posted by on Mar 29, 2017 in Sports | 0 comments

The Maryville College Men’s Tennis Team took a tough defeat at the hands of Covenant College out of Lookout Mountain, Ga. The Men of Maryville came into the match with a record of 2-5, being 0-2 when playing in the USA South Conference. The Covenant Men’s team came into the contest with a record of 3-6, and not having played a conference match yet. The day started with Covenant taking all three of the doubles contests. The Scots pair of Wesley Bloeme and Trevor Perry were the pair who closest came to stopping the early charges, but were unable to, putting up a score of 8-2. It then turned toward the singles matches, and the Scots looked at this time for improvement and make a comeback. It was unsuccessful in the first two attempts with Logan Hull (CC) defeating...

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MC Scots Baseball wins four of last seven games

Posted by on Mar 29, 2017 in Sports | 0 comments

The Maryville College Scots Baseball Team hosted their last 7 straight games at The Scotland Yard. During the homestretch, Maryville hosted Wilmington (Ohio) College, Ferrum College and Calvin College. On Tuesday, March 14, the Scots hosted Wilmington College in an out-of- conference double-header. Michael Hawks chalked up a start on the rubber, and Maryville’s defense held Wilmington to only one run until the sixth inning. Led by Wilmington miscues and a Derek Hurt bomb, the Scots took a 6-1 lead into the sixth inning. In the sixth, the Quakers’ bats came alive and rallied to a 6-5 deficit. In the seventh inning, First Baseman Drew Johnson hit a dinger to left and gave the Scots a 7-5 advantage. Wilmington added a run in the ninth, but Joe Jones finished off the Quakers with his fourth save of the season....

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MC Softball Team drops last four

Posted by on Mar 29, 2017 in Sports | 0 comments

The Maryville College Softball team dropped their last four contests against USA South Conference foes Meredith College and Emory University. On Sunday, March 19, the Softball Scots celebrated Senior Day for Jenna Roberts and Jessica McMahan. The two seniors have been a key role in the turnaround of the Softball program. They combine for a 42-24 record as Maryville College Scots. In the first game of a double-header against Meredith College, Meredith would capitalize on loaded bases and take a 2-0 lead in the top of the first inning. Meredith added to their lead in the fifth and went into the sixth inning with a 4-0 lead. In the bottom half of the sixth, the Maryville bats came alive. Rachel Taylor singled, and was replaced by pinch runner Christina White, who moved to third on a walk and a...

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