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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

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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

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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

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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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MC Scots Softball season is starting off strong

Posted by on Mar 8, 2017 in Feature Slider, Sports | 0 comments

The MC Scots Softball team has kicked off one of the best starts in MC history. The ladies came flying out of the gate, and that has brought them to a current record of 9-3. This is the best start the team has ever had under head coach Leah Kelley. The Lady Scots played two doubleheaders with two games on both Feb. 24 and Feb. 25. The first day had the team going to Cary, North Carolina for the Grand Slam Tournament to face N.C. Wesleyan, followed by a match-up against William Peace. The first game looked as though the outcome would be different due to the hot start of the Scots. The active bats and errors made by N.C. Wesleyan led to an early 4-0 lead in the first three innings. The momentum seemed to flip around the...

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MC Baseball takes home two wins in triple-game series

Posted by on Mar 8, 2017 in Feature Slider, Sports | 0 comments

The MC baseball team faced-off against  Piedmont College in a three game series from Feb. 24 to Feb. 26. The Scots took home two wins during the series, losing only the game on Feb. 25. Piedmont College, home of the Lions, is located in North Georgia. Currently, their win/loss record is at 7-3. Last year, their record was held at 21-19. “Piedmont is usually a very clean baseball team, meaning their defense doesn’t make errors and their offense is really good at executing in big situations during the game” said Andrew (Drew) Henry. According to the school’s athletic website, mcscots.com, the Pitcher of the Week, Evan Heffner, had much to do with the win over Piedmont on Friday. Bryce Redaja ran home in the second inning. Logan Hayes and Henry both reached home base during the third inning. Piedmont’s...

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