Thursday, December 13, 2018

Three Little League® International Employees Receive Promotions and One New Hire Announced

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SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (December 12, 2018) – Little League®International officially announced the promotion of three of its employees and the hiring of one new employee.

Little League International Promotions:
Andy Frederick was named Senior Director of Information Services, Brent Stahlnecker was named Director of Risk Management, and Sam Ranck was named the Director of League Development.

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Women's Basketball - Warriors fall to #8 Falcons

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – A fourth-quarter rally helped the Lycoming College women’s basketball team pull within seven points, but it couldn’t get closer as eighth-ranked Messiah College shot 44 percent from the field to post a 69-58 MAC Commonwealth win on Wednesday night, Dec. 12, at Lamade Gym.

Men's Basketball - Warriors fall to Falcons

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – The backcourt duo of freshman Markanthony Fidelis (Largo, Md./DeMatha Catholic) and sophomore Darius Dangerfield (Abingdon, Md./Harford Tech) combined for 35 points, but the Lycoming College men’s basketball team fell, 74-63, to Messiah College in a MAC Commonwealth game on Wednesday night, Dec. 12 in the Lamade Gymnasium.

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Wendy Thomson, Ron Smith Announce Retirement from Little League® International

Wendy Thomson
Courtesy of Little League® Baseball and Softball
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (December 11, 2018) – Wendy Thomson, Little League Canada Assistant Regional Director, and Ron Smith, Little League International Programmer and Analyst, have officially announced their retirement from Little League Baseball and Softball at the end of 2018.

“We are very grateful for the many years of service and dedication that Wendy and Ron have given to our program and congratulate them both on their well-deserved retirements,” said Stephen D. Keener. “They have both contributed significantly to making the Little League program such a meaningful part of thousands of communities around the world. For this we thank them both immensely.”

Women's Basketball - Warriors Lutz named to Team of the Week

Image Courtesy of Lycoming Sports Information
Sophomore Erica Lutz earned a spot on the Team of the Week.
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – For the second week in a row, a Lycoming College women’s basketball player has earned a spot on the Team of the Week, with sophomore Erica Lutz (Bernville, Pa./Hamburg) earning a spot for the week of Dec. 3-9, the website announced on Monday night, Dec. 10

BU Women's Soccer Finishes Fifth In Country According To Final United Soccer Coaches Poll

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BLOOMSBURG, Pa. - Following its trip to the Elite Eight, the Bloomsburg University women's soccer team finished the 2018 season ranked fifth in the country according to the final United Soccer Coaches Division II poll. The Huskies finished the year with a 17-3-3 overall record with their 17 victories falling one win shy of tying the school record of 18 which was set during the 1996 season.

Monday, December 10, 2018

Women's Soccer - Foltz named Academic All-American; four Bald Eagles earn Academic All-Region honors

Marah Foltz of the LHU women’s soccer team earned 2018 Academic All-American honors and three other Bald Eagles earned Academic All-East Region Team
LOCK HAVEN, Pa. – Four Bald Eagles were named to the 2018 United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division 2 Women’s Scholar All-East Region Team and Junior Marah Foltz (Mountville, Pa./Hempfield) was named to the Division II Academic All-American First Team.

BU Wrestling - Bond Named Eastern Wrestling League Athlete Of The Week

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BLOOMSBURG, Pa. - Redshirt junior Grant Bond (Carlisle, Pa./Boiling Springs) of the Bloomsburg University wrestling team has been named the Eastern Wrestling League (EWL) Athlete of the Week as announced on Monday. It marks the first weekly honor of Bond's collegiate career.

Lycoming Men's Soccer - Solecki named to United Soccer Coaches Scholar All-East Region team

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WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – After becoming the first Lycoming College men’s soccer player to earn Academic All-American honors, senior goalkeeper Chris Solecki (Hainesport, N.J./Lenape) added another honor on Monday, Dec. 10, as he was named a Second Team United Soccer Coaches Scholar All-East Region selection, the organization announced.

To be eligible for the award, a student-athlete must have at least a 3.30 cumulative grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) throughout his or her career, start more than 50 percent of all games and be a significant contributor to the team as well as be a junior or above in academic standing.

Solecki, a biology: anatomy and physiology major, is the ninth Warrior to be named to the All-East Region Scholar team and first since Ethan Wilston and Trevor Bishop earned honorable mention in 2014. He is the first Warrior to earn higher than all-region status.

BU Women's Volleyball - Gomish Awarded AVCA Coaches 4 Coaches Scholarship; Will Stay On As Program's First Graduate Assistant

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LEXINGTON, Ky. - Redshirt senior Sarah Gomish (Ebensburg, Pa./Bishop Carroll Catholic) of the Bloomsburg University women's volleyball has been named one of 14 recipients across the country to be awarded with the 2018 American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Coaches 4 Coaches Scholarship. In conjunction with the award, Bloomsburg University Director of Athletics Dr. Michael McFarland and head volleyball coach Dan Krieger have announced that Gomish will stay on and serve as the program's first-ever graduate assistant coach.

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