The Phoenix

Record runs for Penn State’s Smallwood, Stanford’s Conway

- By Mercury Staff @PottsmercS­ports on Twitter

Men’s track and field

DARIUS SMALLWOOD (POTTSTOWN/ POTTSTOWN) » The Penn State freshman set a personal-best mark in his premier event while placing 18th in the 800 meters at the Florida Relays last weekend. Smallwood finished in personal-record 1:51.70, a .21 improvemen­t of his PIAA state-championsh­ip winning time last spring. LIAM CONWAY (POTTSTOWN/OWEN J. ROBERTS) » The Stanford University senior set a personal-best mark in the 800 meters over the weekend at the Stanford Invitation­al. In the nonscored event, Conway ran a 1:52.80 in the 800 to place fourth in his section (heat). His previous best in the event was 1:53.30. Conway also competed in the 1,500 meters and ran a 3:57.98.

Women’s Tennis

TORI ALEXANDER (NORRISTOWN/ SPRING-FORD) » The West Chester junior was named the PSAC East Women’s Tennis Player of the Week last Tuesday.

Alexander won both of her singles matches and both of her doubles matches to help West Chester to a 2-0 week. Against Kutztown she won her No. 1 singles match 6-2, 6-2, and she teamed up with Davica Massaro at No. 1 doubles where they won 6-1. Alexander took her No. 1 singles match 6-2, 6-4, and she and Massaro won 6-2 at No. 1 doubles against Frostburg State.

Men’s lacrosse

NEUMANN » Senior Rich Marshall (Collegevil­le/Perkiomen Valley) had three goals and an assist and freshman Sam Nice (Schwenksvi­lle/Perkiomen Valley) scored twice for Neumann in a 30-2 rout of Centenary on Saturday to improve to 8-4. John McGrath (Boyertown /Boyertown) also had a goal.

Marshall has 23 goals and nine assists on the year. Sam Nice has 13 goals and senior Max Nice (Schwenksvi­lle/Perkiomen Valley) has 12 goals and seven assists.


VALLEY) » Though Virginia Tech went 0-2 last week, the Hokies’ junior attack added two more goals to her tally, scoring twice in a March 26 loss to North Carolina.

Tyson currently ranks fourth on VT with 19 goals this season and also has four assists. This a career year for Tyson who came into her junior campaign with 12 goals and one assist in her career, all coming in 14 games a junior.

MADDI KOURY (BIRCHRUNVI­LLE/ OWEN J. ROBERTS) » The Mercer University sophomore took advantage of her first start of the season (third of career) in Saturday’s 20-4 win over Radford, tallying a seasonhigh and matching a career-high with four assists.

JILL QUIGLEY (ROYERSFORD/SPRINGFORD) » The University of Florida junior tallied her first two goals of the season last week. Quigley found the back of the net and added an assist in a 19-5 win over Stetson on March 23 then scored for the second game in a row in a 21-10 victory over Arizona State on March 27.

HANNAH DELAHAYE (POTTSTOWN/ OWEN J. ROBERTS) » The Towson University sophomore scored in a 20-8 victory over Elon on Saturday. Her other two goals on the season both cam in a March 9 victory over UMBC.


BRE PECK (ROYERSFORD/SPRINGFORD) » The Virginia Tech freshman third baseman hit a solo home run and RBI single as part of a 2-for-4 day while helping the No. 5 Hokies to a 7-0 win over Central Florida on Sunday. Peck has started 26 games (28 played) and is batting .342 with a team-high six home runs and 21 RBI. VILLANOVA » Shortstop Megan Kern (Royersford/Spring-Ford) hit her sixth home run of the season and later had two hits and an RBI during the Wildcats’ weekend series at Depaul. Senior outfielder Sydney Hayes (Douglassvi­lle/Daniel Boone) had two hits and two RBI in an 11-3 win in the finale on Saturday.

Kern is batting a team-best .343 with 19 RBI. Hayes is hitting .200 for 15-19 Villanova.

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