The IUP men’s golf team finished fifth Sunday and Monday in the Oglebay Resort Invitational held at West Liberty University. IUP shot a 34-over-602 for the tournament, finishing 12 strokes behind the winners from Charleston.
Matt Cocorikis (senior, accounting) continued his stellar final year, joint-leading the Crimson Hawks with a finish of 13th place, tied with Nicholas Ward (freshman, marketing).
Other notable performances from IUP came from 25th-place finisher Jeremy Eckenrode (junior, finance) and 32nd-place finisher Jack Buccigross (freshman, marketing).
The next tournament for the Crimson Hawks comes Monday at West Chester’s Cottrell Invitational.
Continuing her dominant senior season, Ally Burrows (biology) scored six goals in a 19-6 victory for the IUP women’s lacrosse team against Edinboro.
The Crimson Hawks found themselves behind early as the Fighting Scots jumped to a quick 2-0 lead. After head coach Brenna Gallagher called a timeout, IUP was able to score 13 goals in the remainder of the first half, including nine in a five-and-a-half minute time frame.
Nine different Crimson Hawks scored a goal in the contest, including three who scored their first goals of the season. Adriana Greco (senior, interior design) and Shannon Hartigan (junior, biology) each scored a trio of goals.
The victory broke a three-game losing streak and improved the team’s record to 4-5 on the season.
IUP has just two road games left in the season, having the benefit of playing five of their final seven at Miller Stadium.
The Crimson Hawks sit eighth in the PSAC with a 2-3 conference record and play only conference games the remainder of the year, starting Saturday with a home matchup against No. 9-ranked East Stroudsburg. Six teams qualify for the PSAC tournament after the season.
The IUP women’s tennis team is on a three-match winning streak following a 7-0 defeat of Clarion Tuesday.
The Crimson Hawks surrendered just three points across the trio of doubles matches, with Julia Newman (sophomore, management) and Mariana Valenzuela (junior, biology) sweeping their opponents 6-0.
In singles matches, Newman joined Laura Dunarova (freshman, accounting) and Thais Andreotti (freshman, psychology) in earning 6-0 victories.
The Crimson Hawks, who are 2-0 in the PSAC West this season, will continue a run of six consecutive matches away from home, traveling to Ohio for a pair of matches this weekend, taking on No. 26 Grand Valley State Saturday and No. 20 Wayne State Sunday.