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May 2, 2012 | The Inquirer Staff
Holy Family's Stephanie McNesby was named the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference player of the year in women's lacrosse on Monday, in a vote by the league's head coaches. The junior from Archbishop Ryan scored 48 goals and helped the Tigers (12-4, 11-1) to their first CACC regular-season title. Wilmington's Jackie Trainer, a graduate of Council Rock and Monmouth University, was voted CACC coach of the year by her peers. Joining McNesby on the first team are Kaitlyn Hall (Wilmington)
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April 25, 2012 | The Inquirer Staff
Lafayette midfielder Ana White (Strath Haven) was named first team all-Patriot League in women's lacrosse. The Patriot League rookie of the year in 2011, White was named the league's player of the week five times this season when she set a league record with 113 draw controls. White scored 36 goals. Navy's Kathy Young (Villa Maria Academy) also was named first team all-Patriot League at midfield. Melissa Scanzano (Haverford) scored five goals as Cabrini (8-8)
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April 17, 2012 | By the Inquirer Staff
Tori Dugan scored four goals to lead No. 9 West Chester (11-1) to a stunning upset of No. 1 LeMoyne, 15-12, in a Division II women's lacrosse showdown at the Golden Rams' Vonnie Gros Field. The win gave Rams coach Ginny Martino her 218th career victory, breaking the Division II record of former Millersville coach Barb Waltman. With the game tied at 12-12 with eight minutes left, Dugan (Rustin) scored twice in a three-goal Ram run. Erin Oczkowski (Archbishop Wood)
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February 23, 2011 | From Staff and Wire Reports
  Villanova was riding high on a two-game winning streak after defeating Cincinnati and Seton Hall, but came back to earth on Tuesday in a 57-46 loss to St. John's at Villanova in the Big East. Sophomore Laura Sweeney (Cherokee) paced a cold-shooting Wildcats squad with 10 points on 4-for-14 shooting, including two three-pointers. Senior Heather Scanlan (Cardinal O'Hara) led Villanova on the boards with eight. The Wildcats managed to cut the lead to seven points late in the second half, but couldn't get closer.
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March 20, 2012 | The Inquirer Staff
Eastern's Meghan Nowak was named the national Division III women's basketball rookie of the year by D3Hoops.com on Monday. The freshman from Gateway High in Gloucester County was 15th in the nation in points per game and her 20.4 average led the Freedom Conference. She also grabbed 9.3 rebounds a game, second in the league. La Salle's Pat Christensen was named the Atlantic Ten and Big Five pitcher of the week on Monday. The righthander won two games and saved another, giving up only one earned run in six innings.
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May 4, 2012 | The Inquirer Staff
Righthander Jordan Lehmen pitched a complete-game five-hitter Wednesday as West Chester beat Slippery Rock, 4-1, in the first game of the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference baseball tournament at Pullman Park in Butler, Pa. Lehman struck out seven, walked two and hit a batter, throwing 111 pitches over nine innings for the Golden Rams (34-9), who advanced to play Kutztown (33-15) in the second round. Tom Neely (Archbishop Ryan) struck out eight in eight innings as Kutztown defeated Gannon, 5-4. Widener centerfielder Dan Sieracki (Bishop Eustace)
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February 24, 2013 | The Inquirer Staff
Junior Brian Parker (Chichester) scored a career-high 30 points and was named most outstanding player as the top-seeded Alvernia men's basketball team topped Lycoming, 78-68, to win the Commonwealth Conference championship in Reading. Freshman William Wingate (Mastery Charter) finished with 18 points, 12 rebounds, and 5 steals for the third-seeded Warriors. Delaware Valley 77, DeSales 72 - Jeremy Beckett had 25 points, 10 rebounds, and 5 blocks en rote to MVP honors as the second-seeded Aggies (19-8)
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February 22, 2006 | THE INQUIRER STAFF
The Women's World Golf Ranking debuted yesterday with Annika Sorenstam atop the list, based on her 21 victories worldwide and three major championships over the last two years. Sorenstam's total was nearly double that of Paula Creamer at No. 2. Michelle Wie, the 16-year-old from Hawaii who turned pro in October, is ranked No. 3 and could move ahead of Creamer this week. The women's ranking will be used as a criterion for getting into tournaments such as the LPGA Championship, the Women's British Open, and the HSBC Women's World Match Play.
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January 25, 2011 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Notre Dame upset No. 2 Pittsburgh, 56-51, Monday night behind the shooting of Ben Hansbrough, who scored 19 points and was 5 for 6 from beyond the three-point arc. The win was the first on the road for the 15th-ranked Irish (17-4, 6-3 Big East). The Panthers (19-2, 7-1) shot 40 percent from the field in their first conference loss of the season. It also was Pitt's first home loss since Jan. 20, 2010, against Georgetown. Vols player in trouble. Tennessee officials will meet with Volunteers junior forward Renaldo Woolridge to determine whether he received free use of a Knoxville bar to film a music video, which may be an NCAA violation.
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May 15, 2005 | By Sam Carchidi INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
Andy Meyers, who helped lead Sterling High to the NJSIAA Group 2 state baseball finals and was an Inquirer all-South Jersey selection last year, is having an outstanding freshman season at Monmouth University. The first baseman entered yesterday's game at Quinnipiac with seven homers - three more than he hit in high school last year - and 36 RBIs. He led the team in both categories, and he was one homer away from tying the Monmouth freshman record, set by all-American Jason Law in 1999.
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February 24, 2013 | The Inquirer Staff
Junior Brian Parker (Chichester) scored a career-high 30 points and was named most outstanding player as the top-seeded Alvernia men's basketball team topped Lycoming, 78-68, to win the Commonwealth Conference championship in Reading. Freshman William Wingate (Mastery Charter) finished with 18 points, 12 rebounds, and 5 steals for the third-seeded Warriors. Delaware Valley 77, DeSales 72 - Jeremy Beckett had 25 points, 10 rebounds, and 5 blocks en rote to MVP honors as the second-seeded Aggies (19-8)
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February 22, 2013 | The Inquirer Staff
Jeremy Beckett scored 20 points while Daulton Derr had 19 points and 15 rebounds on Wednesday night as Delaware Valley thumped Misericordia, 65-49, in Doylestown to advance to the Freedom Conference title game. Steve Ware had 19 points and 11 rebounds for the Cougars (13-13). The Aggies (18-8) will travel to Center Valley, Pa., on Saturday to face DeSales (21-5) after the Bulldogs grabbed a 59-57 win over FDU-Florham. Kansas 68, Oklahoma State 67 - Naadir Tharpe hit a jumper with 20 seconds left in double overtime, and Travis Releford stole the ball with three ticks left on the clock to preserve the win for the No. 9 Jayhawks (22-4, 10-3 Big 12)
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January 13, 2013 | The Inquirer Staff
Laura Sweeney, a Cherokee graduate, was the story of the game for the Villanova women's basketball team (13-2, 3-0 Big East) on Saturday, totaling 18 points, 10 rebounds, 5 steals, 4 assists and 4 blocks en route to the Wildcats' 68-52 victory over host Pittsburgh (9-6, 0-2). Sweeney moved to 10th place on the school's all-time scoring list with 1,301 points. Holy Family 66, Georgian Court 28 - Erin Mann (Villa Maria) scored a game-high 20 as the Tigers (14-2, 8-1) remained undefeated at home with the CACC win over the Lions (4-11, 4-6)
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October 24, 2012 | The Inquirer Staff
Head coaches of Philadelphia's City Six basketball teams have scheduled the inaugural Coaches vs. Cancer preseason luncheon for Nov. 1 at the Great American Pub in Conshohocken. The coaches will preview the coming season for their teams. Reservations are required and can be made by contacting Monica Johnson at monica.johnson@cancer.org . Owls host runners. Temple will host the Atlantic Ten Conference cross-country championships Saturday in Fairmount Park, with the men's 8-kilometer and women's 5K races on Belmont Plateau.
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August 15, 2012
Here are the overall and spring-season players who excelled as students and athletes, as selected by the Philadelphia Area Sports Information Directors Association.   Women's overall Player of the year Eastern senior Maria Horning is the women's overall performer of the year for the second consecutive year after earning volleyball player-of-the-year honors the last three years. She ended her career as a four-time American Volleyball Coaches Association Division III all-American, including first-team honors in 2010 and 2011, and also was a four-time Freedom Conference player of the year.
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May 6, 2012 | By the Inquirer Staff
Chris Farrar got the ball behind the net and swooped in front for a wrap-around goal in overtime to give Eastern the Middle Atlantic Conference men's lacrosse championship in a 12-11 thriller over Widener on Saturday. Widener took an 11-10 lead with 7 minutes, 41 seconds left in regulation when Johnny Casey (Abington) fired one home off the fifth assist of the day from Robert Clemens (Sun Valley). Eastern had possession with two minutes left in regulation and called timeout looking for the tie. Will Johnson got a great look and blasted one home with 60 seconds left to send the game to overtime.
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May 4, 2012 | The Inquirer Staff
Righthander Jordan Lehmen pitched a complete-game five-hitter Wednesday as West Chester beat Slippery Rock, 4-1, in the first game of the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference baseball tournament at Pullman Park in Butler, Pa. Lehman struck out seven, walked two and hit a batter, throwing 111 pitches over nine innings for the Golden Rams (34-9), who advanced to play Kutztown (33-15) in the second round. Tom Neely (Archbishop Ryan) struck out eight in eight innings as Kutztown defeated Gannon, 5-4. Widener centerfielder Dan Sieracki (Bishop Eustace)
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May 2, 2012 | The Inquirer Staff
Holy Family's Stephanie McNesby was named the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference player of the year in women's lacrosse on Monday, in a vote by the league's head coaches. The junior from Archbishop Ryan scored 48 goals and helped the Tigers (12-4, 11-1) to their first CACC regular-season title. Wilmington's Jackie Trainer, a graduate of Council Rock and Monmouth University, was voted CACC coach of the year by her peers. Joining McNesby on the first team are Kaitlyn Hall (Wilmington)
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April 25, 2012 | The Inquirer Staff
Lafayette midfielder Ana White (Strath Haven) was named first team all-Patriot League in women's lacrosse. The Patriot League rookie of the year in 2011, White was named the league's player of the week five times this season when she set a league record with 113 draw controls. White scored 36 goals. Navy's Kathy Young (Villa Maria Academy) also was named first team all-Patriot League at midfield. Melissa Scanzano (Haverford) scored five goals as Cabrini (8-8)
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April 17, 2012 | By the Inquirer Staff
Tori Dugan scored four goals to lead No. 9 West Chester (11-1) to a stunning upset of No. 1 LeMoyne, 15-12, in a Division II women's lacrosse showdown at the Golden Rams' Vonnie Gros Field. The win gave Rams coach Ginny Martino her 218th career victory, breaking the Division II record of former Millersville coach Barb Waltman. With the game tied at 12-12 with eight minutes left, Dugan (Rustin) scored twice in a three-goal Ram run. Erin Oczkowski (Archbishop Wood)
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