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Winter and spring sports records

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Men’s basketball
Season record: 20-8; Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference: 14-4
NCAA Division III championship: Lost to Illinois Wesleyan 80-71
All-HCAC: Seniors Barrett Meyer, Brandon Rash, Ethan Spurlin
All-Midwest Region (D3hoops.com): Ethan Spurlin
Reese’s Division III All-Star east team: Ethan Spurlin
Head coach: Brian Lane ’90

Women’s basketball
Season record: 21-6; HCAC: 16-2
All-HCAC: Sophomore Nicole Coffman
HCAC Most Valuable Player: Nicole Coffman
HCAC Freshman of the Year: Katelyn Smith
Women’s Division III News fourth-team All-American: Nicole Coffman
HCAC Coach of the Year: Greg Todd

Men’s swimming and diving
Season record: 0-8; Ohio Athletic Conference: 0-1
Head coach: Kyle Dunaway

Women’s swimming and diving
Season record: 4-4; Ohio Athletic Conference: 1-0
Head coach: Kyle Dunaway

Women’s tennis
Season record: 9-9; HCAC: 6-2
HCAC Most Valuable Player: Claire Mielcarek
HCAC Freshman of the Year: Claire Mielcarek
All-HCAC: Claire Mielcarek, Kaitlin Hizny
Head coach: Chuck Brown

Men’s lacrosse
Season record: 9-5
Head coach: Terry Justice

Women’s lacrosse
Season record: 5-6
Head coach: Haley Marvine

Men’s track and field
HCAC championship: 10th
Head coach: Heidi Pinkerton

Women’s track and field
HCAC championship: 9th
Head coach: Heidi Pinkerton

Men’s golf
HCAC championship: 1st
NCAA Division III championship: Runner-up
All-HCAC: Seniors Hunter Frazier, Stephen Montgomery;
juniors Clay Hinton, Jantzen Latham
Division III Ping All-Great Lakes Region: Hunter Frazier, Clay Hinton, Jantzen Latham
Division III Ping third-team All-American: Sophomore Ben Fister, Clay Hinton, Jantzen Latham
HCAC Coach of the Year: Brian Lane ’90

golf team
For the second straight year the men’s golf team under head coach Brian Lane ’90 was national runner-up in the NCAA Division III championship. The Pioneers shot 1,174 to finish seven shots behind the University of Texas at Tyler.

From left: Assistant coach Matthew Martin ’10, Stephen Montgomery ’13, Hunter Frazier ’13, head coach Brian Lane ’90, Jantzen Latham ’14, Clay Hinton ’14, and Ben Fister ’15.

Men’s tennis
Season record: 12-8; HCAC: 8-1
All-HCAC: Sophomore Dylan Conner, first-year players
Robert Albrecht, Zachary Meikle
Head coach: Chuck Brown

Dance
National Dance Association Collegiate Dance Championships: 1st, Challenge Cup Championship; 7th, Division III
Head coach: Tora Carter

Softball
Season record: 12-22; HCAC: 8-8
All-HCAC: Senior Megan Mitchell
Head coach: Kim Tackett

Baseball
Season record: 20-18; HCAC: 13-12
All HCAC: Juniors Shelby Dixon, Sam Liggett
Head coach: Chris Campbell ’00

Equestrian hunt seat
Under head coach Darcy Wax, the equestrian team, which includes women and men riders, completed its first season of intercollegiate competition. The team made a good showing in two Intercollegiate Horse Show Association events, held at the University of Kentucky and at Midway College.

Cheerleading
Under head coach Tora Carter, the cheerleading team in its inaugural intercollegiate season made a good showing in summer camp competition and looks forward to next year’s possible qualification for the National Cheerleaders Association annual competition.

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