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Coe College - Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Former J-Hawk Olson gets win for Coe

KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Former Jefferson all-state pitcher Alyssa Olson picked the pitching win Monday as Coe held off a late Muskingum rally for a 4-3 triumph in college softball action.

Earlier on Monday, the Kohawks crushed Beloit, 13-0, in five innings, behind senior Maliah Fligg.

Olson allowed three runs on six hits, including a solo home run to Laine Walker in the fourth inning.

McCall Meade had two hits for Coe, driving home a run. Former Linn-Mar prep Maddy Ryan had an RBI double in the fourth.

Mariah Fritz got the final two outs to record the save for Coe (6-2).

It was all Coe in the first game as Fligg held Beloit to three hits, striking out five and walking one. Madi Miller had three hits, including a double and a triple for the Kohawks. Meade had two hits, including a home run and three RBI.

Ryan had a double and triple, driving home three.

Game 1

Coe    205 42 - 13 14 3
Beloit  000 00 -  0   3 2

Fligg and Zahner. Boltik and Cornell. WP - Fligg. LP - Boltik. HR - Meade (C).

Game 2

Muskingum 002  000  1 - 3  7 2
Coe               000  310  x - 4 7 1

Eberling, DeAmicis (6) and Orr. Olson, Fritz (7) and Zahner. WP - Olson (2-0). LP - Eberling (1-2). SV - Fritz (1). HR - Walker (M)


Kohawk baseball earns first wins of 2016

AUBURNDALE, Fla. - The Coe baseball team posted its first two wins of the season Monday, sweeping a doubleheader from Husson College.

The Kohawks got a complete game from Thomas Schaedel in the opener, winning 10-1 before hanging on for a 5-4 win in the nightcap.

Schaedel struck out nine and walked two in his seven-inning outing. He allowed one run on seven hits. Catcher Grant Henning had a home run and drove home three runs. Henning, former Linn-Mar standout Michael Redmond, Craig Konrardy and Alec Zwanziger each had two hits for Coe (2-1). Zwanziger also drove home three runs.

In the nightcap, Coe jumped to a 4-0 lead with four in the top of the first and held on from there.

Ben Larison had three hits and two RBI for the Kohawks. Konrardy and Henning each had a pair of hits.

David Keaton got the win for Coe, allowing four hits and three runs over four innings. Lucas Robbins pitched the final three innings to pick up the save.

Coe continues play on its Florida trip Tuesday with games against Oglethorpe University and Beloit College.

Game 1

Husson   100 000 0 -  1  7 2
Coe         311 410 x - 10 11 0

Schaedel and Henning, Lishka (7). Graff, Holmes (6) and Graffam. WP - Schaedel. LP - Holmes. HR - Henning (C)

Game 2

Coe 400 001 0 - 5 13 2
Husson 000 210 1 - 4 6 1

Keaton, Robbins (5) and Henning. Walls and Curran. WP - Keaton. LP - Walls.


Split for Kohawk women's netters

ORLANDO, Fla. - The Coe women's tennis team moved its record to 9-4 on Sunday with a 6-3 win over Oglethorpe University on Sunday.

Earlier in the day, the Kohawks dropped a 9-0 decision to Saginaw Valley State University.

Laura Birky, Amy Sebastian, Tamara Washington and Kaitlin Fosler all had singles victories in the win over Oglethorpe for Coe. The Kohawks also captured the No. 2 and No. 3 doubles matches.

Coe returns to action on Tuesday in Florida, meeting Ohio Wesleyan University and Haverford College.


1. Izabella Ismailova (SV) def. Haley Resnick, 6-3, 6-2
2. Ana Pico (SV) def. Laura Birky, 3-6, 6-3, 10-8
3. Shea Donahue (SV) def. Amy Sebastian, 6-3, 6-2
4. Erin Doud (SV) def. Tamara Washington, 6-3, 6-4
5. Abigail Shonk (SV) def. Diannah Watson, 6-3, 6-1
6. Danielle Slonac (SV) def. Lakyn Boltz, 6-0, 6-0


1. Doud/Pico (SV) def. Birky/Sarah Lasecki, 8-3
2. Ismailova/Slonac (SV) def. Washington/Watson, 8-3
3. Shonk/Donahue (SV) def. Resnick/Kaitlin Fosler, 8-2


1. Laura Birky (C) def. Caroline Johnson, 6-4, 6-2
2. Amy Sebastian (C) def. Shannon Cruz, 6-2, 6-2
3. Katherine Walker (O) def. Sarah Lasecki, 6-4, 7-5
4. Tamara Washington (C) def. Ingrid Wilcox, 2-6, 6-1, 10-6
5. MaryAnne Hafen (O) def. Diannah Watson, 6-3, 6-7, 10-6
6. Kaitlin Fosler (C) def. Halley Sickling, 6-4, 7-6


1. Johnson/Walker (O) def. Haley Resnick/Birky, 9-7
2. Watson/Washington (C) def. Wilcox/Sickling, 8-0
3. Lakyn Boltz/Lasecki (C) def. Delaney Abood/Cruz, 8-3


Coe men's tennis takes a pair

The Coe men's tennis team moved to 10-1 with a pair of wins on their spring trip to Florida on Sunday.

In their opening match at Altamonte Sprrings, Fla., the Kohawks rolled to an 8-1 win over Clark University. Alex Bernt was an impressive 6-0, 6-1 winner over Andrey Samodaev at No. 1 singles.

Later in the day at Orlando, Coe earned a hard-fought 5-4 victory over Oglethorpe University. The teams split the six singles matches, but Coe took wins at No. 2 and No. 3 doubles to secure the win.

The Kohawks (10-1) play Methodist College and Aquinas College on Monday at Altamonte Springs.


1. Alex Bernt (C) def. Andrey Samodaev, 6-0, 6-1
2. Nate Ackert (C) def. Fernando Pinoargote, 6-2, 6-0
3. Evgeny Pakhomenko (C) def. Spencer Pinkney, 6-4, 6-0
4. Zack Decker (C) def. Lenny Siegel, 6-2, 6-3
5. Josh Pudlo (C) def. Teodor Nicola, 6-1, 6-1
6. Chad Moklestad (C) def. Ian Levy, 6-0, 6-1


1. Riley Galbraith/Pudlo (C) def. Pinoargote/Pinkney, 8-3
2. Samodaev/Nicola (CLK) def. Mark Kroll/Decker, 8-6
3. Bernt/Moklestad (C) def. Siegel/Mateo Gomez, 8-0


1. C.J. Antonio (O) def. Brady Anderson, 6-4, 6-2
2. Riley Galbraith (C) def. Judd Motz, 6-0, 6-3
3. Rhys Richardson (O) def. Alex Bernt, 6-4, 6-3
4. Evgeny Pakhomenko (C) def. Michael Santaloci, 6-1, 3-6, 6-2
5. Briton Richardson (O) def. Zack Decker, 3-6, 7-5, 6-1
6. Josh Pudlo (C) def. Richard Johnson, 6-1, 6-3


1. Antonio/R. Richardson (O) def. Galbraith/Ryan Hickman, 8-3
2. Anderson/Pudlo (C) def. B. Richardson/Motz, 8-4
3. Bernt/Nate Ackert (C) def. Johnson/Michael Allen, 8-0


Kohawk softball team splits contests

KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Allie O'Brien and Maddy Ryan each rapped out two hits and Mallory McArtor drove home a pair of runs as Coe used a six-run fourth inning to down Kean, 7-2, on Sunday.

The Kohawks played a second game Sunday, losing a 5-3 decision to Thomas More.

In the win over Kean, McArtor's two-run double was the big hit in the six-run fourth. Mariah Fritz was the winning pitcher for Coe, striking out six and walking four.

Against Thomas More, Coe held a 3-2 lead entering the seventh only to give up three runs in the inning, the key blow a two-run homer from Staci Stewart.

O'Brien went 4-for-4 for Coe (4-2). Haley Jones had a pair of hits, including a solo homer in the fifth.

Arran Weeces took the loss for Coe, allowing five runs, but just one earned, on six hits. She struck out eight and walked three.

Game 1

Coe 100 600 0 - 7 10 1
Kean 000 200 00 0 - 2 7 3

WP - Fritz. LP - Eichlin

Game 2

Thomas More 100 001 3 - 5 6 1
Coe 010 002 00 - 3 9 5

WP - Salzer. LP - Weeces. HR - Jones (C), Stewart (TM)


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