Cumberland Times-News

October 21, 2013

Sports Roundup - 10/21/2013

Cumberland Times-News

YMCA Sunday School League to meet

CUMBERLAND — The YMCA/Nonnenmann Sunday School Basketball League will hold an organizational meeting Tuesday, 7 p.m., at the Riverside YMCA’s blue building.

Any church or Sunday School interested in participating needs to be present. For more information or any questions, contact Barry Shambaugh at 240-727-6572.


FSU runners compete at Gettysburg Invite

GETTYSBURG, Pa. — The Frostburg State men's and women's cross country teams each competed at the Gettysburg College Invitational on Saturday with the men finishing 13th and the women 23rd.

Twenty-six teams ran in the men’s race and 27 competed in the women’s.

Patrick Mead was the first to cross the finish line in the 8k course for the Bobcats as he finished in 28th place with a time of 26:54.6.

Following Mead was former Mountain Ridge standout Brandon Redmond, who finished 98th overall (28:17.1). Daniil Repchenko and Stanton Higham were the third and fourth runners to finish for the Bobcats. Repchenko finished 127th with a time of 28:49.6 and Higham finished 132nd with a time of 28:58.0. Jeffrey Frost finished 149th and crossed the finish line in 29:29.8.

For the women, Casey Columbus finished in 115th place with a time of 26:18.7 and was the first Bobcat to finish the 6k course.

She was followed by Bryn Allston (157th, 27:15.4) and Lexi Foreman (208th, 28:55.6), Valarie Proctor (238th, 30:38.7) and Margaret McConnell (244th, 31:07.9).

The Bobcats travel to Salisbury to compete in the Capital Athletic Conference Championships on Nov. 2 at 11 a.m.


Frostburg swimmers sweep home meet

FROSTBURG — Frostburg State men’s and women’s swim teams completed their first home meet Saturday, collectively winning 15 of 22 events in a 112-89 victory for the men and a 109-95 win for the women over Gallaudet.

The men led from start to finish, stealing first place in the opening event, 200-meter medley relay. Jesse Gregory, Jonathan Shepard, Aleksander Combs and Vince Faiella finished above the Bison in 2:06.12.

The men rattled off four wins in a row for an additional 36 points and finished off with three consecutive first-place finishes.

Faiella went on to claim first in the 200-meter freestyle (2:29.83) with a 49-second lead over the field. Shepard added another win with an impressive performance in the 200-meter IM (2:34.96).

The women's team started out strong with a win in the 200-meter medley relay (2:31.63), and then proceeded to dominate four of eight individual events.

Kaitlyn Donch led her opponents in the 800-meter freestyle (10:37.49) successfully tagging the wall first for the win.

Elizabeth Jarrell went on to finish first in the 50-meter freestyle (30:96), then won her second individual event in a thrilling fight for first in the 100-meter freestyle (1:12.37).

Classmates Meredith Johnson and Sara King also walked away with a win today. Johnson took first in the 100-meter backstroke, finishing in 1:21.93, and King wrapped up the 400-meter freestyle in 5:25.18.

The Bobcats visit Salisbury on Saturday at 1 p.m.


St. Mary’s shuts out Bobcats, 4-0

FROSTBURG — Frostburg State surrendered two goals in each half and suffered a 4-0 Capital Athletic Conference setback to St. Mary's on senior day Saturday afternoon.

The Bobcats slip to 6-11 overall and 1-4 in the loss, while St. Mary’s improves to 8-4 overall and 1-2.

Olivia Edwards scored three of the four Seahawk goals, including two in the first half. Edwards’ first goal came at 16:12 and she followed it up with her second at 17:53.

In the second half, Ally Dahlen scored at 42:53 and Edwards completed the game with her third score at 69:26.

Frostburg’s Becky Randel and Jackie Best led with two shots apiece, including one on goal.

St. Mary’s outshot FSU 13-7. Megan Grimm made four saves whiel Christy Bishop stopped four for St. Mary’s.

Frostburg hosts Washington & Jefferson on Wednesday at 7 p.m.


FSU splits in its home tri-match

FROSTBURG — Frostburg State took home a victory against Capital Athletic Conference opponent Wesley, 3-2, before falling to John Carroll, 3-1, in Frostburg’s own tri-match on Saturday.

The battle between Wesley and Frostburg State went down to the wire with Frostburg State taking the final set by two points to grab the 3-2 win.

Frostburg (5-23) grabbed the first two sets by scores of 25-16 and 25-19.

The Wolverines bounced back and clenched back-to-back sets to tie up the match. Wesley finished with the 25-14 edge in the third set and won the fourth 25-20.

It all came down to the fifth set that saw a tie on nine separate occasions. It was all even at 11-11 when the Wolverines suffered three errors to put Frostburg up 14-11.

The Bobcats’ Kayla Porter served up an ace for a 14-13 lead. The match was finished when Wesley committed a service error for a 15-13 finish.

Aimee Petrides paced the Bobcats with a team-high 14 kills and 15 digs and a block. Porter and Caitlyn Collins each tallied 11 digs while Collins handed out 29 assists, two blocks and a kill.

Later in the evening, Frostburg State matched up with John Carroll who swept Wesley 3-0 in the second match.

The Bobcats grabbed a close 25-22 victory in the first set before John Carroll (16-8) bounced back to grab the next three sets behind scores of 25-12, 25-12 and 25-10.

Petrides led with a game-high 15 kills and 12 digs. April Wolfe contributed 15 digs defensively and on the offensive side posted five kills and an ace. Collins handed out 22 assists, nine digs, three aces and two kills. Junior Morgan Hoover added 10 digs and six kills while Porter added 11 digs.

FSU travels to York (Pa.) on Wednesday for a CAC match at 7 p.m.