October 21, 2012Earlham College Broadcast Sports
RICHMOND, Ind. — One more win to go.
The Earlham College women's soccer team stayed in first place in the Heartland
Collegiate Athletic Conference on Saturday as the Quakers beat Manchester University
3-0 on Matlack Field during Homecoming Weekend.
The Quakers are now 10-4-1 and 6-0-1 in the conference heading into Wednesday's HCAC
match at the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. A victory would give the Quakers
their third straight regular season HCAC title.
On Saturday, the Quakers got started early against the Spartans (7-6-3, 3-3-1) with
a goal from Ryder Comstock at the 3:32. Comstock leads the conference with 10 goals
Ikumi Doucette added to the advantage in the first half with a score at 18:09 as the
Quakers led 2-0 at intermission.
In the second half, Ikumi Doucette picked up the final goal of the contest at 57:46.
Joy Doucette, who leads the HCAC in assists, had three on Saturday to give her 10
for the fall. This season, she has nine goals and 10 assists for a conference-high
28 points. In her career, she has 36 goals and 33 assists for 105 points.
Earlham led 30-5 in shots with a 2-0 edge in corner kicks. Earlham goalkeeper A.J.
Johnson had four saves for the Quakers.
Wednesday's match at Rose-Hulman gets underway at 5:30 p.m.
RICHMOND, Ind. — The Earlham College volleyball team celebrated Homecoming Weekend
with a 25-22, 25-14, 25-14 victory on Saturday over Central State University.
Meg Huffmeyer led the Quakers with 11 kills in the non-conference affair against the
Mauraders (0-11) on Schuckman Court in the Athletics and Wellness Center.
Heather Hayden added six kills, while Ashlee Heberger contributed five kills.
Heberger led the Quakers with 21 assists to go along with her five service aces.
Kazondra Ramos topped the Quakers with seven service aces and nine digs.
Earlham (6-17) returns to action on Wednesday as the Quakers visit the Rose-Hulman
Institute of Technology. The Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference contest begins
at 7 p.m.
BETHANY, W. Va. — The Earlham College field hockey team exploded on Saturday as the
Quakers posted a 6-1 victory over Bethany College.
Bailey Heinzen had two goals and an assist to lead the Quakers against the Bison
(1-13). Christine Ferguson also had a goal and an assist.
The six goals are the most an Earlham team has scored since the Quakers beat
Franklin College 9-0 on Oct. 19, 1993.
The Quakers had a 3-1 lead after the first period. Heinzen scored her her first goal
Moments later, Kate Birdsall scored an unassisted goal at 7:57. Earlham final tally
of the first half came at 15:25 when Grace Braden scored with an assist from
Ferguson. Bethany scored at 25:25.
In the second period, Heinzen found the goal at 44:07 with an assist from Neo Khalema.
At 48:57, Katy Rockefeller picked up a goal with Heinzen getting the assist.
Earlham's final score came on a penalty stroke by Ferguson at 62:22.
The Quakers led 22-14 in shots and 15-11 in penalty corners. Earlham goalkeeper Emma
Treece had six saves.
Earlham (1-14) is back on the field on Wednesday at Wittenberg University. The North
Coast Athletic Conference match is at 4:30 p.m.
RICHMOND, Ind. — The Earlham College men's soccer team battled Manchester University
on Saturday as the two squads finished with a 3-3 tie.
Earlham led 3-1 at halftime before the Spartans (5-11-1, 3-3-1) rallied with a pair
of goals in the second period of the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference match
on Matlack Field.
In the two overtime sessions, the Quakers had a 6-0 advantage in shots, but couldn't
get a score.
Evan Elko gave the Quakers an early lead as he excited the Homecoming Weekend crowd
with a score at 9:16 with Jacob Ebbs assisting on the play.
After Manchester tied the contest at 17:37, Ebbs scored twice for the Quakers with
the first one coming at 39:31. The second goal was at 42:37 with an assist from
The Spartans scored at 52:41 of the second half before getting their final goal on a
penalty kick at 77:20.
Earlham led 21-15 in shots, while the Spartans led 6-3 in corner kicks. Earlham
goalkeeper Chris Marshall had two saves for the Quakers.
The Quakers (3-8-5, 1-1-5) play at the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology on
Wednesday. The HCAC contest gets started at 7:30 p.m.
On a historical note, the five ties in a season are a school record for the Quakers.
Earlham had four ties in 1973 (7-4-4), 1988 (11-5-4) and 1990 (5-9-4).