Men’s lacrosse: SCAD 18, The Citadel 1
Shelton Polka scored six goals and assisted on three others as Savannah College of Art and Design routed The Citadel 18-1 Sunday afternoon at the SCAD Athletics Complex in Hardeeville, South Carolina.
Eight different players scored goals for the Bees (4-3, 2-0 Southeastern Lacrosse Conference Division II South Division) as they also continued to play near flawless defense. Just two days after holding Coastal Carolina without a goal in the second half, SCAD held the Bulldogs (0-5, 0-3) scoreless until there were four minutes to play in the game.
The Bees are off until Friday, March 12 when they host Tennessee Wesleyan.
Women’s lacrosse: SCAD 15, St. Vincent (PA) 6
Devin Dorsey scored five goals and goalie Khylen Steward had 13 saves as the Savannah College of Art and Design women’s lacrosse team remained unbeaten with a 15-6 win over St. Vincent of Pennsylvania at SCAD Athletics Complex Sunday afternoon.
The Bees (3-0) haven’t trailed during the 2010 season and never looked back after scoring six unanswered goals in the first 12 minutes against the Bearcats (0-1).
SCAD plays their first road game of the season this Saturday against Georgia Southern.
Women’s softball: SCAD 9, Notre Dame (OH) 6; SCAD 9, Findlay 7
A rally from a five-run deficit against a higher-ranked team plus a knockout of a squad in a higher division have helped Savannah College of Art and Design run their softball winning streak to six games at Savannah’s Paulson Softball Complex in the Boombah Smash Hit Spring Break Softball Tournament.
After No. 19-ranked (NAIA) Notre Dame of Ohio scored five runs in the top of the second, the No. 23-ranked Bees answered with three of their own, including a two-run homer from Candle Pfefferle. After a two-run fourth, the Bees took the lead with two in the fifth and went on to win 9-6.
In their second game, SCAD scored twice in both the first and second innings against NCAA Division II Findlay. The Oilers tied the game with four in the fourth, and after SCAD scored in the bottom of the fourth to retake the lead, the Bees got a home run from catcher Dominica Jordan as part of a four-run fifth as they went on to win 9-7.
SCAD (11-5) continues play in the Boombah Smash Hit tournament Friday against Pikeville College at 2:00 p.m., followed by a rematch with Findlay at 4:00 p.m.
Tennis: men drop a pair, women split
SCAD’s men’s tennis team dropped two matches, losing 5-4 to St. Thomas (Florida) and 9-0 to Embry-Riddle (Florida) at Crotty Tennis Complex in Daytona Beach, Florida.
Kaan Yalali had two wins in the St. Thomas match for the Bees (2-4, 2-3 The Sun Conference).
Also at Daytona Beach, the SCAD women (6-1, 5-1) shut out St. Thomas 9-0 before losing 8-1 to Embry-Riddle, snapping the Bees 31-match conference winning streak. Hillary Collins picked up singles wins in both matches, and she was the only SCAD winner in the Embry-Riddle match.
Both the SCAD men and women are off until Monday, March 15 when they take on Oklahoma Baptist.