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Coe College - Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Coe softball wins 2 in Florida

KISSIMMEE, Fla. - The Coe softball team began its spring trip to Florida on Saturday with a pair of big victories.

The Kohawks whipped Westminster, 12-0, and topped Carroll, 7-1.

Maliah Fligg and Allie O'Brien went 2-for-4 with two RBIs and two runs against Westminster. Haley Jones also had two hits and Brenna Winn drove in two runs.

Fligg tossed a two-hit shutout with six strikeouts and one walk.

Winn went 3-for-4 and scored two runs against Carroll. Mallory McArtor was 2-for-2 with four RBIs. O'Brien also had two hits.

Alyssa Olson pitched a complete game for the Kohawks (3-1) against Carroll. She allowed only three hits in seven innings, with nine strikeouts and one walk.

Game 1

Coe           230 010 6 - 12 13 0
Westminster   000 000 0 - 0 2 3

Fligg and Berthel. Rohrer, Westfall (7) and Cohen. W - Fligg (1-0). L - Rohrer.

Game 2

Carroll       000 010 0 - 1 3 3
Coe           020 131 x - 7 12 3

Hansen, Miller (3) and Gartland. Olson and Zahner. W - Olson (1-0). L - Miller (0-1).


3 Coe men named all-conference

Matt Vonderhaar, Marshall Shedeck and Jake Timm of Coe have named to the Iowa Conference all-star basketball team.

Vonderhaar was named to the first team, Shedeck made the second team and Timm received honorable mention.

Andre Norris of Dubuque was named the MVP. Robbie Sieverding of Dubuque was named the Coach of the Year.


Coe duo named to All-IIAC team

Coe junior Mickey Hansche and junior Aleena Hobbs have been named to the the first-team all-Iowa Conference team, announced on Wednesday.

The Kohawk duo led the team to a 15-12 record, losing in the IIAC tournament semifinals to Loras.

Former Linn-Mar guard Katie Sommer was a second-team selection, playing for Wartburg.

Coe's Jenna Lehman was an honorable mention selection.

Luther senior Moran Lonning was named the league's Most Valuable Player. Lori Obendorf of Loras was the defensive player of the year while Duhawk Coach Hustin Heinzen was named coach of the year.


Coe sending 3 wrestlers to NCAA meet

DUBUQUE - Three Coe College wrestlers earned spots Sunday in the NCAA Division III national tournament by virtue of their finishes at the NCAA Central Regional Championships.

Defending national champion Farai Sewera had a big day for the Kohawks at 165 pounds, capping his day with a 6-4 overtime decision over second-seeded Nicholas Michael of Wartburg, 6-4. Sewera (25-2) was named the meet's Most Outstanding Wrestler.

Returning All-American Ryan Harrington (25-3) earned a return trip to nationals at 174 after losing a 3-1 decision to top-ranked Eric DeVos of Wartburg in the finals on a takedown in the final seconds.

At 125, Jan Rosenberg (21-10) also earned a return trip to nationals by winning the third-place match with a 12-8 win over Jimmy Panozza of Augustana. Rosenberg will take a 21-10 record into the NCAA National Championships.

The Kohawks finished fourth in the 13 team field with 86 points. Wartburg won the team title with 160 points.

The national meet will be held March 11-12 at the U.S. Cellular Center.

Last Updated on Sunday, 28 February 2016 20:09

Coe men sweep Carthage, Quincy

The Coe men's tennis team raised its record to 8-1 Sunday with a pair of wins at the Clark Racquet Center.

The Kohawks opened the day with an 8-1 win over Carthage and followed it up with another 8-1 triumph over Quincy.

Linn-Mar graduate Brady Anderson was impressive in sweeping both of his matches at No. 1 singles.


1. Brady Anderson (Coe) def. Alex Boomgarden, 6-1, 6-2
2. Riley Galbraith (Coe) def. Ryan Jump, 7-6, 6-1
3. Pawel Jaworski (Car.) def. Alex Bernt, 6-4, 6-4
4. Ryan Hickman (Coe) def. Chris Conley, 6-3, 6-2
5. Josh Pudlo (Coe) def. Lukasz Jaworski, 7-5, 6-4
6. Chad Moklestad (Coe) def. Fordy Leipold, 6-2, 6-2


1. Galbraith/Hickman (Coe) def. Conley/P. Jaworski, 8-6
2. Anderson/Pudlo (Coe) def. Boomgarden/Jump, 8-2
3. Zack Decker/Mark Kroll (Coe) def. L. Jaworski/Leipold, 8-3


1. Brady Anderson (C) def. Patrick Kuhle, 6-2, 6-4
2. Alex Bernt (C) def. Danyil Vayser, 6-3, 6-2
3. Nate Ackert (C) def. Michael Lesko, 6-3, 3-6, 10-6
4. Evgeny Pakhomenko (C) def. Ryan McMillan, 6-0, 6-3
5. Josh Pudlo (C) def. Wyatt Pauley, 6-1, 6-0
6. Chad Moklestad (C) def. Chris Bueler, 6-3, 6-2


1. Kuhle/McMillan (Q) def. Galbraith/Hickman, 8-3
2. Anderson/Mark Kroll (C) def. Lesko/Pauley, 8-5
3. Bernt/Ackert (C) def. Vayser/Bueler (QU), 8-3


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