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March 3, 2009 / Sports

College round-up: Lehman beats City Tech in quarters

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Duane Rhoden had 18 points and seven rebounds to lead the fourth-seeded Lehman men’s basketball to a 70-62 win against City Tech in the CUNYAC tournament quarterfinals Sunday in the Bronx.

Alen Redzic had 15 points and 15 rebounds and Scottie Nimmons added 11 points for Lehman (18-8, 9-4 CUNYAC). Jamaal Hall had 18 points, Yvon Dantes had 12 points and Ryan Phillip had 11 points and 19 rebounds for City Tech (12-14, 7-6).

Lehman will play top-seeded Baruch in the semifinals Wednesday at CCNY.

No. 2 Brooklyn College 77, No. 7 John Jay 67: Richard Jean-Baptiste had 20 points, 12 rebounds and five assists for Brooklyn College (21-5, 11-2 CUNYAC). Amil John had 15 points, Ahmad Hemingway had 14 points and Thomas Guerin and Darnell Cudjoe had 12 each for the Bridges, who will meet No. 3 York College on Wednesday in the semifinals at CCNY.

Chris Jaeger had 24 points, Miguel Garcia had 14 points and Godfrey Mascall added 13 for John Jay (7-19, 4-9).

No. 3 York College 81, No. 7 Hunter College 72: Marcel Esonwune had 23 points and 18 rebounds, Elijah Evelyn had 19 points and Nick Hamilton-Lopez had 15 points for York. Ryan Exum had 14 assists for the Cardinals, who will meet No. 2 Brookyln College in the semifinals Wednesday at CCNY.

Frantz Millien had 23 points, Nick Flagg had 21 points and Mark Courtien added 14 points for Hunter.

SOFTBALL

St. John’s 3, Quinnipiac 1: The St. John’s softball team is off to their best start since 1999 after beating Quinnipiac and Longwood this weekend in Farmville, Va., to win the Longwood Leadoff Classic.

The Red Storm (6-3) toppled the Quinnipiac Bobcats on Sunday morning, 3-1, as sophomore starting pitcher Kat Lawrence struck out 14 of the 24 hitters she faced during her complete game.

In the championship game, senior infielder Roxy Struble’s RBI single in the third inning to break the scoreless tie would be the only run the Johnnies would need, as Linzee Sumrall would throw a complete-game shutout, downing Longwood, 8-0.

  

BASEBALL

Jaspers hammered By No. 13 Oklahoma State: The Manhattan College baseball team’s record fell to 1-3 on Sunday after a 13-1 loss to Oklahoma State in Stillwater, Okla.  Jaspers third baseman Chad Salem drove in Manhattan’s lone run in the top of the ninth inning, to avoid the shutout.

Doug Kroll knocked home runs in back-to-back innings for Oklahoma State and went 3-for-5 on the afternoon with three RBIs.

TRACK AND FIELD

St. Francis junior wins NEC high jump crown: St. Francis junior Dean Brown became the 2009 Northeast Conference champion in the high jump this weekend in Landover, Md.  Brown, who has also qualified provisionally for the NCAA Championships, won the event with a jump of 2.10 meters.  

WOMEN’S TENNIS

Niagara topples Lady Jaspers tennis team: The Niagara women’s tennis squad won all six singles matches on Sunday afternoon to top Manhattan (5-5, 0-1 MAAC), 6-1.  The doubles teams of Casey Conklin/Hilary Valenzuela and Lindsey Keeler/Christina Ton clinched the lone point of the day for the Jaspers.  Manhattan has now dropped its last three matches.

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL

Bench sparks NYU women past Emory: NYU (20-4, 9-4 UAA) used a combined 21 points from bench players Gena Brown and Christine Kilmurray to top Emory, 71-60, on Sunday afternoon in Manhattan.

NYU, which boasted four scorers in double-digits on Sunday, is ranked 19th in the USA Today/ESPN Division III Coaches Poll.  

Updated 11:48 am, January 16, 2019
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