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Women's Tennis - Sun, Mar. 29, 2015 at 11:30 AM

Georgetown College women's tennis got back to its winning ways Saturday with an 8-1 victory over Mid-South Conference foe University of Pikeville. The Tigers are now 2-1 in league play.

Coach Jessica Cunningham was able to experiment with her line-up on the road. She paired Kelly Swanson and Shae Henry at the one double spot for an 8-5. Alyssa Kennedy and Natalie Fiepke moved from three doubles to two and improved to 5-1 on the season together.

Kaelin Roberts joined with Jacqueline Otis at the third spot and won by default, keeping Otis perfect on the season.

 
Men's Outdoor Track & Field - Sun, Mar. 29, 2015 at 11:10 AM

Georgetown College men's track and field finished fifth in the team's first scoring meet of the season. They had several runners compete at Transylvania during the opening weekend, but with a larger group at Lindsey Wilson College were able to tally 78 points for a solid finish.

The Tigers scored nearly half their points in the 400-meter dash. Denzel Cain won the race in 52 seconds and six hundredths of a second. Austin Keene was third in 52.54. Erick Mills crossed in sixth in 53.88 and Christian Marshall was eighth in 55.37. In that race alone, GC scored 20 points.

They stacked points in the 200-meter dash, 4x400-meter relay, pole vault and discus events as well.

Keene took fifth in the 200, while Micah Crawford was sixth.

 
Women's Outdoor Track & Field - Sun, Mar. 29, 2015 at 10:55 AM

Georgetown College women's track and field looked to build on a seventh-place team finish in the opening meet at Transylvania. Friday and Saturday the Tigers competed at the Lindsey Wilson Invitational. They finished fifth with 72 points.

Tayler Godar led the day with two victories, including setting a new record in the 5,000-meter run. The junior finished the 1,500-meter run in four minutes 55 seconds and 21 hundredths of a second for her second win of the season in this race. She later followed that up with an 18:20.35. The previous GC record was Britney Chesser's 18:28.09 set in 2009.

Miranda Mullins helped the Tigers stack points in the 1,500 and in the 800-meter runs. She was third in the 1,500 and took fifth in the 800 with a time of 2:36.02. Karina Egger finished eighth in that race in 2:42.44.

 
Baseball - Sun, Mar. 29, 2015 at 10:05 AM

Georgetown College baseball's road skid continued Saturday afternoon in the first of three games with Mid-South Conference foe St. Catharine College. The Tigers (5-10, 3-4) are 0-9 on the road, looking for its first win Sunday when they take on the Patriots (18-7, 6-1) for two more games.

GC managed just four hits in the 6-0 loss in Springfield, Ky. The host school opened a four-run lead in the bottom of the second on five hits against Tyler Arthur. The senior took the loss, going six innings and allowing all six runs.

 
Softball - Sun, Mar. 29, 2015 at 9:55 AM

Shelby Engle is on a hitting tear through 14 games, Saturday she ripped her eighth and ninth home runs of the season. The junior is tied for the all-time home run season record four games shy of midway through this year.

She tied the record in the top of the sixth of a 14-5 mercy-rule win Saturday at St. Catharine College. The Tigers (8-6, 7-3) scored at least a run in every inning but the fifth, hitting five more home runs as a team for 17 on the weekend.

"I'm a little speechless about it all," said GC coach Thomas Thornton. "I knew this team was capable of really hitting the ball well, but 26 home runs and 30 doubles with a .373 team batting average is amazing."

 
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