McKay medalist as Hanover women win Fall Invitational
Monday, September 16, 2013 11:00 AM
Brooke McKay earned medalist honors on Saturday, leading the Hanover women's golf to a team championship at the Manchester Fall Invitational.
Hanover placed first in the nine-team field at Honeywell Golf Course in Wabash, carding a score of 336. Second place Trine finished 14 strokes back at 350 and Indiana Wesleyan was third at 357.
McKay, a junior from Carmel, carded an 18-hole round of 8-over-par 80 to win the event as the top individual.
The Panthers placed two other golfers in the top six. Sloane Hamilton was third with an 83 and freshman Brittany Gingerich was sixth with an 84.
Erika Shepherd rounded out the scoring for Hanover with an 89. Devan Smith, playing as an individual for Hanover, carded an 87.
Hanover competes in the Rose-Hulman Invitational on Saturday at Rea Park Golf Course.
Men's soccer wins 2-1
Hanover College men's soccer scored early and held on late to defeat Spalding (Ky.) University 2-1 in Louisville on Sunday.
The Panthers struck in the first half as Drew Servais scored his first goal of the season in the 13th minute by directing a deflection into the net.
Hanover added its second goal eight minutes into the second half. Freshman Matthew Eldridge scored his first collegiate goal providing the Panthers with a 2-0 cushion.
Spalding (4-3) had three shots in the final 10 minutes in a comeback attempt but only converted on one of the opportunities.
Colin Peters cut the deficit in half in the 81st minute, but Hanover survived the late charge to win 2-1.
Spalding outshot Hanover on the afternoon 13-10. The Panthers' Trevor Korfhagen collected five saves in the net.
Hanover (2-3) hosts Wabash on Tuesday.
< b>Women's soccer wins 1-0
Rachel Alvis found the back of the net in the 105th minute on Saturday as Hanover women's soccer defeated Spalding (Ky.) University 1-0 in Hanover.
The match marked the fifth straight time the Panthers have defeated the Golden Eagles.
Hanover outshot Spalding (2-1) 24-14 in the match, but could not connect until Alvis scored her second game-winning goal of the season.
Alvis led the Panthers with a career-high eight shot attempts.
Morgan Cole shut out Spalding in the net, recording five saves.
Hanover (5-1) hosts Thomas More (Ky.) on Wednesday.
Women's tennis scores win
Hanover women's tennis picked up its first win of the season on Saturday, defeating Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference foe Anderson 7-2 on the road.
The Panthers swept all three doubles matches before securing the victory with four wins in singles action.
Match results were: Singles - No. 1 Danielle Miller (HC) d. Courtney Postmus (AU) 6-1, 6-1; No. 2 Mackenzie Spicer (HC) d. Sylvia Schering (AU) 6-2, 6-3; No. 3 Ashlan Millikan (AU) d. Mallory Noble (HC) 6-2, 6-2; No. 4 Kelsey Jones (HC) d. Michaela Hurd (AU) 6-4, 6-4; No. 5 Allison Poston (HC) d. Michaela Hammel (AU) 6-4, 3-6, 1-0; No. 6 Sarah Starshak (AU) d. Abby Dunigan (HC) 6-3, 6-0; Doubles - No. 1 Danielle Miller, Spicer (HC) d. Postmus, Millikan (AU) 8-4; No. 2 Jones, Poston (HC) d. Schering, Hammel (AU) 8-4; Kalynne Miller, Abby Dunigan (HC) d. Kourtney Brubaker, Hurd (AU) 8-5.
Hanover (1-1, 1-0 HCAC) hosts Thomas More (Ky.) today.
Volleyball 1-2 at Classic
Hanover volleyball finished 1-2 in the Purple Raider Classic in Alliance, Ohio, this past weekend.
On Friday night, the Panthers defeated the Wooster (Ohio), 25-15, 25-17, 25-10. Rachel Reganauer collected 11 kills and Alli Deaton added a match-high 19 assists.
Hanover dropped its final two games of the classic on Saturday. The Panthers lost to No. 9 Mount Union (Ohio), 25-19, 30-32, 25-15, 25-19.
In the finale, Hanover fell to Case Western Reserve (Ohio), 25-18, 25-13, 25-21.
Rachel Hasewinkel, who was named to the all-tournament team, combined for 21 kills in the final two games.
Hanover (4-6) travels to Franklin College on Tuesday for a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference match.