September 1, 2013Earlham College Broadcast Sports
RICHMOND, Ind. — An afternoon downpour that feature a lot of thunder and lightning ended all of the home athletic contests for Earlham College on Saturday.
The Quakers were leading 2-0 over Bethany College at Darrell Beane Stadium in their opening field hockey match of the season under Heather Moore, who is in her first year in charge of the program.
The match was stopped with 11:20 remaining in the first half. Helena Flores scored the first goal with an assist from Neo Khalema. Megan Hut scored on a penalty stroke for Earlham's other goal.
In the women's soccer match on Matlack Field, the Quakers led 1-0 over Maryville College at the intermission thanks to a goal by Gia Casaburo. The second half was never started as the teams headed for cover from the storm.
Although the teams waited for a few hours, the men's match between the two schools was never started.
All three Earlham teams return to action next Saturday. The women's soccer team is the only one at home as the Quakers entertain Millikin University at 2 p.m.
The field hockey squad travels to Wells College for a contest at 1 p.m.
The men's soccer team is at DePauw University at 2 p.m.
Women's Cross Country
EDINBURGH, Ind. — The Earlham College women's cross country team grabbed second place on Saturday as the Quakers began in the season at the Sodexo Grizzly Invitational hosted by Franklin College.
Maddie Fega was eighth on the 5K course with a 21:25 to lead the Quakers, who had 83 points in the eight-team event at the Johnson County Horse Park. Franklin won with 59 points.
The other runners to score for the Quakers were: • Miranda Cornwell, 14th in 22:08. • Mackenzie Hepburn, 16th in 22:21. • Nora Swift, 25th in 23:23. • Elizabeth Sorrows, 29th in 23:31.
The Quakers are back in action at the Anderson University Invitational next Saturday at 10:30 a.m.
Men's Cross Country
EDINBURGH, Ind. — The Earlham College men's cross country opened the season on Saturday at the Sodexo Grizzly Invitational.
Simon Conrad led the Quakers in the event hosted by Franklin College with a time of 17:34.82 on the 5K course to finish 11th at the Johnson County Horse Park.
The other runners to score for the Quakers were: • Keith Runyan, 32nd in 18:37.67. • Johnny Razende-Shalom, 37th in 18:59.10. • Max Yang, 39th in 19:12.49. • Duncan Barber, 42nd in 19:29.65.
Vincennes University and Spalding University tied for first in the 8-team affair, while the Quakers were sixth.
Earlham is at the Anderson University Invitational next Saturday at 10:30 a.m.
DELAWARE, Ohio — The Earlham College volleyball team split a pair of matches as the Quakers finished the weekend at the Bishop Invitational.
The Quakers started the day with a 25-20, 25-17, 25-19 loss to the host squad Ohio Wesleyan University before bouncing back with a 25-19, 25-22, 25-13 victory over Wilmington College (0-3). Against the Bishops (3-0), Jazmyn Corlew and Emily Lim led the Quakers with eight kills each. Jolene Wells added seven kills. Corlew finished with four blocks.
Morgan Thompson led the way with 23 assists, while Kazondra Ramos had 11 digs.
Corlew had 16 kills and four blocks in the win over Wilmington, which was the first career victory for new Earlham Head Coach Jason Yhost. Wells ended with seven kills.
Ashley Hedrick had 33 assists for the Quakers. Lim had 10 digs and Ramos contributed nine digs.
The Quakers (1-2) return to action on Wednesday with a visit to Wilmington at 7 p.m..