Lincoln College won its first-ever
cross country meet at the Waubonsee Valley Invitational in Sugar
Grove Saturday. The Lynx men were victorious with 41 points to
outdistance Concordia with 64. The LC women had 67 points to top
Harper, which finished second with 88. A total of 12 teams competed
in both divisions.
John Genter of Concordia won the men's
individual title in a time of 27:35, just ahead of Lincolnís Clint
Wombles in 27:51. Lincolnís Mike Verre finished in third place with
a time of 28:14. Craig Frederiksen finished seventh and David
Stouffer was 12th for Lincoln College. Anthony Swift finished 17th
to complete the placings for LC.
Dana Griffin finished second for
Lincoln College in the women's division, behind Macias of Morton.
Macias finished the course in 18:47 while Griffin came in at 19:44.
Others from Lincoln College were Jazzii Echols, sixth; Anita Swift,
14th; Emily Escobedo, 15th; Bridget Dietz, 20th; and Tarra Bodnar,
Verbeck said, "It was amazing and it is the first-ever win for
either of our teams in cross country. I couldn't be happier for our
kids, who have worked extremely hard."
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The Lincoln College volleyball team
handed Millikin JV a setback in three games Saturday at Decatur. The
Lynx won by scores of 30-15, 30-24, 30-23. Lincoln College raised
its record to 4-1 for the season.
"We continued doing the things we need
in order to be successful," Lincoln coach Mark Tippett said. "Our
serving was strong and our passing allowed us to control the flow of
the match. I am very pleased with the team chemistry I am seeing
early in the season."
Chelsea Faith led the way with nine
kills, two blocks and five digs. Danielle Crum had six kills and
seven blocks, while Misty Fry had seven points and four aces. Beth
Applen and Cara Willey each contributed with eight and seven digs
College will be in action Wednesday at Springfield College.
The Lincoln College women's soccer team
was unable to handle Southwestern Illinois College at Belleville as
they lost by a 12-0 score.
"This was a tough loss due to seven
players who were unable to compete because of injuries," said
Lincoln coach Aaron Paskvan. "Our girls never quit and played
through the pain and frustrations."
Southwestern had 25 shots on goal while
Lincoln College was able to manage just two shots, both by Sara
Musser. Musser had five saves for the Lynx and Colleen Kabbes had
College drops to 0-3 on the season.