Titan Sports Weekly: March 19

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Posted by the Titan Sports Blogger

Titan Sports Weekly is published on the Titan Sports Blog every Monday to recap the previous week in Westminster sports.

BASEBALL (8-6, 0-0 PAC)

Last Week's Results:
03/17/2012 1:00 PM vs. MOUNT UNION (2) (at Cene Park, Struthers, Ohio) W, 3-1, W, 5-1
03/18/2012 1:00 PM vs. ST. JOHN FISHER (2) (at Cene Park, Struthers, Ohio) W, 2-1, L, 0-9

Current W/L Streak: L/1

The Westminster College baseball team's home opener was a doubleheader sweep over Mount Union. The Titans won game one 3-1 and 5-1 in the nightcap on Saturday. In game one, Westminster senior hurler Justin Prejsnar (New Castle, PA / New Castle) pitched his second complete game of the season, while earning his second win. Prejsnar struck out six and walked none. He gave up eight hits and one earned run. 

On Sunday, the Titans split with Saint John Fisher, winning the first game 2-1 and losing the nightcap 9-0. Westminster senior pitcher Patrick Mulligan (Brookfield, OH / Brookfield) got the win in game one. Mulligan pitched a complete game, while giving up one earned run off 5 hits. He struck out three batters and walked one. Leading the Titan offense was junior Chris Ross (West Pittsburg, PA / New Castle) who went 2-for-3 at the plate with one run. Both Mount Union and Saint John Fisher were receiving national ranking votes.

Current Week's Schedule:
03/23/2012 4:00 PM vs. THIEL
03/24/2012 1:00 PM at Thiel (2)

Friday's Home Game: http://www.meridix.com/everywhere.php?liveid=WestminsterCollegePA

SOFTBALL (3-7, 0-0 PAC)

Last Week's Schedule:
No Games

Current W/L Streak: W/1

The Lady Titans look to build off their spring training trip in Kissimmee, Florida. Westminster went 3-7 at the Rebel Games. The Lady Titans have their home opener on Friday versus Penn State-Altoona. The first Presidents' Athletic Conference game will be at home versus Thomas More on March 31.

Current Week's Schedule:
03/21/2012 3:30 PM at Case Western Reserve
03/23/2012 3:30 PM vs. PENN STATE-ALTOONA

MEN'S TENNIS (1-7, 1-1 PAC)

Last Week's Results:
03/16/2012 12:30 PM at Saint Vincent, L, 2-7
03/17/2012 12:00 PM vs. WAYNESBURG, W, 6-3

Current W/L Streak: W/1

The men's tennis team starting conference play last week, they lost to Saint Vincent on the road 7-2. In their first home match of the season, the Titans got a big win versus the Yellow Jackets of Waynesburg. In second singles, senior Drew Trifelos (Newark, OH / Granville Christian Academy) won 6-1, 6-1. Senior Sean Black (Aurora, OH / Aurora) followed in third singles winning 6-1, 6-7, 7-3. Freshman Mike Matisi (Lowellville, OH / Lowellville) went 2-0 on the week, winning at sixth singles on Friday and Saturday. The Titans look to start a winning streak at home on Tuesday versus Franciscan University.

Current Week's Schedule:
03/20/2012 4:00 PM vs. FRANCISCAN


Last Week's Results:
No Events

After a week off, the outdoor track and field teams will travel to Grove City for their invitational.

Current Week's Schedule:
03/20/2012 3:00 PM at Grove City Mini-Meet

WOMEN'S GOLF (0-0, 0-0 PAC)

The women's golf team will open up their spring season at the Grove City Invitational on Saturday. The women finished in first in their last event of the fall, the PAC Championships.

Current Week's Schedule:
03/24/2012 at Grove City Invitational