LOCAL COLLEGE ROUNDUP: King’s Women, Men Earn Wins
At King’s, Rebecca Prociak and Sara Wolbert each recorded double-doubles as the Monarchs rallied down the stretch to beat FDU-Florham 94-83.
King’s (8-7, 2-2 MAC Freedom) trailed by a point with just over eight minutes to play. The game was tied at 65 when Alexis Steeber hit a jumper to push King’s ahead. It started a string of nine straight Monarch points.
Prociak had 22 points and 13 rebounds. Mackenzie Yori scored 18, Steeber 16, Lindsey Dippre 11 and Wolbert had 10 to go with 10 rebounds.
King’s picked up its first MAC Freedom win, defeating FDU-Florham 81-71 at home on Saturday.
James Willis came off the bench to lead the Monarchs (3-12, 1-3) with 26 points.
Noah Tanner and Andrew Hudak each added 12 points.
At King’s, the Monarch men split a tri-meet, beating Messiah 173-83 but falling to Arcadia 145-117.
Bryce Groshardt won three first places for King’s. He won the 100 backstroke and 100 freestyle and swam on the winning 200 medley relay with Rhyce Hammaker, Chris Dionne and Dan Weekes.
Chris Soutter won the 500 and 1,000 freestyles and Weekes won the 50 freestyle.
The King’s women lost to Messiah by 177-85 and Arcadia 158-104.
Kirsten Siwy won the 100 and 200 breaststrokes.
Wilkes finished the weekend 4-1 at the Budd Whitehill Duals.
The Colonels won both their matches on Saturday, 22-20 over Wisconsin Eau-Claire and 34-6 over Oswego State, after going 2-1 on Friday.
Nick Racanelli went 5-0 on the weekend, including getting his 100th career win on Friday. John Ritter also went 5-0 and Thomas Stokes went 4-0.
King’s went 1-3 on Saturday at the Penn College Mid-Winter Classic.
The Monarchs lost to McDaniel, 44-8, Hunter 35-13, Rhode Island 27-18 and Johns Hopkins 29-21.
Wilkes won its fourth straight game, 5-2 at home over Anna Maria.
After falling behind 2-1 early in the second period, the Colonels (10-4) scored four unanswered including two goals from Wade Novak.
Donald Flynn, Devon Schell and Tyson Araujo also scored.
Liam Murray made 23 saves.
At Post, Wilkes spotted the hosts a pair of first-period goals and couldn’t rally back.
Laurenne Fraser and Kendall Castro scored for the Colonels (0-12).