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Coe College - Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Coe netters top Ohio Wesleyan

SANFORD, Fla. – The 36th-ranked Coe men’s tennis team topped Ohio Wesleyan, 7-2, in a dual meet Tuesday at Sylvan Lake Park in Florida.

Brady Anderson, ranked 15th, beat Shouta Fukamachi, 6-1, 6-3, in the No. 1 singles match to lead the Kohawks. He teammed up with Nate Ackert to win the No. 2 doubles match, 8-4, over Jack Hibbard and Alex Lutz.

Ryan Hickman, Alex Bernt, Josh Pudlo and Zack Decker also won singles matches for Coe, which improved to 12-2.

Ohio Wesleyan fell to 3-4.


1. Brady Anderson (C) def. Shouta Fukamachi 6-1, 6-3
2. Ryan Hickman (C) def. Jakraraj Rungaseng 6-1, 6-0
3. Alex Bernt (C) def. Elliot Garwood 6-4, 6-1
4. Jack Hibbard (OW) def. Evgeny Pakhomenko 1-6, 6-4, 13-11
5. Josh Pudlo (C) def. Felipe Duarte 6-3, 6-4
6. Zack Decker (C) def. Pako Alevizopoulos 6-2, 6-0

1. Riley Galbraith/Ryan Hickman (C) def. Shouta Fukamachi/Jakraraj Rungaseng 8-3
2. Nate Ackert/Brady Anderson (C) def. Jack Hibbard/Alex Lutz 8-4
3. Noah Santiago/Jacob Volbers (OW) def. Mark Kroll/Chad Moklestad 9-8 (7-5)


O'Brien honored by Iowa Conference

Coe infielder Allie O'Brien has been named the Iowa Conference Player of the Week in softball.

O'Brien, a freshman from Dallas Center Grimes, hit .667 for the Kohawks last week by going 10-for-15. She went 4-for-4 against Thomas More and had two hits when the Kohawks defeated No. 16 Kean, 7-2.

O'Brien has hit safely in all six of her collegiate games.


Konrardy leads Coe to third win

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. - Senior shortstop Craig Konrardy had three hits and Zach Kammin pitched six strong innings, leading the Coe baseball team to a 4-1 win Tuesday morning over Oglethorpe.

Nolan Arp added a pair of hits for the Kohawks (3-1). Andrew Brierton and Dan Urban each had RBI singles in Coe's two-run sixth inning that saw the Kohawks break a 1-1 tie.

Kammin allowed two hits and one run, striking out four and walking four. Tyler Smith pitched three solid innings of relief to pick up the save.

Oglethorpe 000 001 001 - 2  4  2
Coe             001 002 10x - 4  9  1

Franklin, Zimmer (6), Witt (7), Marco (8) and Celata.  Kammin, Smith (7) and Henning. WP - Kammin. LP - Franklin.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 March 2016 13:36

Kohawk men split two matches in Florida

ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla. - The Coe men's tennis team had a long day of tennis here Monday, winning a morning match against Methodist before falling to Aquinas in an evening match.

Coe, now 12-2, downed Methodist, 8-1. Riley Galbraith had a three-set win at No. 2 as the Kohawks won five of six singles matches.

The Kohawks dropped a 6-3 decision to Aquinas in the night match. Alex Bernt and Ryan Hickman had singles wins for Coe.


1. Brady Anderson (C) def. R.J. Clement, 7-5, 6-1
2. Riley Galbraith (C) def. Taylor Buchholz, 4-6, 6-2, 10-7
3. John Dangerfield (M) def. Alex Bernt, 6-4, 2-6, 14-12
4. Ryan Hickman (C) def. Teal Howard, 7-5, 6-1
5. Nate Ackert (C) def. Jacob Groce, 6-3, 6-
6. Josh Pudlo (C) def. Max Mancini, 6-0, 6-1

1. Anderson/Galbraith (C) def. Buchholz/Dangerfield, 8-5
2. Pudlo/Chad Moklestad (C) def. Clement/Howard, 9-7
3. Bernt/Ackert (C) def. Groce/Michael Jones, 8-6



1. Daymon Johnson (A) def. Brady Anderson, 3-6, 6-1, 6-4
2. Gunnar Peery (A) def. Riley Galbraith, 7-6, 6-1
3. Alex Bernt (C) def. Andy Struble, 7-5, 6-4
4. Ryan Hickman (C) def. Chase Peery, 6-3, 6-2
5. Will Bourma (A) def. Evgeny Pakhomenko, 6-3. 6-3
6. Ryan Fedewa (A) def. Chad Moklestad, 6-1, 6-1


1. Galbraith/Hickman (C) def. G. Peery/Kenny Garsteogi, 8-5
2. Johnson/C. Peery (A) def. Anderson/Josh Pudlo, 9-7
3. Bourma/Struble (A) def. Bernt/Nate Ackert, 8-6

Last Updated on Monday, 07 March 2016 21:27

Former J-Hawk Olson gets win for Coe

KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Former Jefferson all-state pitcher Alyssa Olson picked the pitching win Monday as Coe held off a late Muskingum rally for a 4-3 triumph in college softball action.

Earlier on Monday, the Kohawks crushed Beloit, 13-0, in five innings, behind senior Maliah Fligg.

Olson allowed three runs on six hits, including a solo home run to Laine Walker in the fourth inning.

McCall Meade had two hits for Coe, driving home a run. Former Linn-Mar prep Maddy Ryan had an RBI double in the fourth.

Mariah Fritz got the final two outs to record the save for Coe (6-2).

It was all Coe in the first game as Fligg held Beloit to three hits, striking out five and walking one. Madi Miller had three hits, including a double and a triple for the Kohawks. Meade had two hits, including a home run and three RBI.

Ryan had a double and triple, driving home three.

Game 1

Coe    205 42 - 13 14 3
Beloit  000 00 -  0   3 2

Fligg and Zahner. Boltik and Cornell. WP - Fligg. LP - Boltik. HR - Meade (C).

Game 2

Muskingum 002  000  1 - 3  7 2
Coe               000  310  x - 4 7 1

Eberling, DeAmicis (6) and Orr. Olson, Fritz (7) and Zahner. WP - Olson (2-0). LP - Eberling (1-2). SV - Fritz (1). HR - Walker (M)


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