LINCOLN, Neb. — Misericordia’s Ashlee Ward won the high jump at the NCAA Division III Indoor Track and Field Championships on Saturday.
Ward outlasted the field of 17 jumpers to claim Misericordia’s first track and field national championship.
She earned the title by setting a school record of 1.76 meters.
MIXED MARTIAL ARTS
Hettes loses at UFC 171
Swoyersville’s Jimy Hettes lost in the third round to Dennis Bermudez during the UFC 171 card in Dallas.
Bermudez had a good first round and took over the match in the second. Hettes went down by TKO at the 2:57 mark of the third round.
King’s drops doubleheader
King’s fell to 1-5 after losing both games of a doubleaheader to Manhattanville.
King’s dropped the first game 10-3 and the second 12-10.
In the second game, the Monarchs blew a 10-7 lead in the seventh inning, as Manhattanville scored five runs in the top of the inning.
COLLEGE MEN’S LACROSSE
Misericordia 15, Immaculata 11
Andrew Reynolds led the Cougars with six goals in the victory. Patrick Kellish also had two goals.
The Cougars improved to 2-2 on the season.
COLLEGE WOMEN’S LACROSSE
Lebanon Valley 21, Misericordia 11
Allie Elmes scored three goals for the Cougars, and Melina Juliano and Emily Hegner each had two goals apiece.
Wilkes 19, Wells 1
Gabby Ford’s four goals and three assists led the way for the Colonels in their dominating victory.
Wilkes jumped out to a 14-0 lead at the break and never looked back. The Colonels improved to 5-0 on the season.
Elmira 10, King’s 6
Four unanswered goals by Elmira with 13:27 left in the game broke a 6-6 tie and dropped King’s to 0-3.
Catherine McMahon led the Monarchs with three goals, while Amanda Harvey had three goals and two assists.
Hartenstine fourth at NCAA Championships
Mark Hartenstine ended his NCAA Championship run by placing fourth in the 149-pound class.
He also earned All-American status — the second Wilkes wrestler (Kris Krawchuk last season) in two years to do so.
Hartenstine finishes the season with a 41-3 record for the Colonels.