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Softball

The softball team traveled to North Carolina on March 8 to compete in the Camel Stampede tournament. The games against Morehead State (6-8) and Campbel (4-6) l both resulted in a loss. The other two games in the tournament were won versus Drexel and Norfolk State 5-1 and 4-1, respectively. On March 12 – 13, they faced USC Upstate in three games and lost all three, 1-3, 2-10 and 2-7. They finished out the week on March 16 with two home games against Mercer both resulting in losses, one 2-7 and one 1-3. The team plays next on March 23 against Kennesaw State at 1 p.m.

Tennis

The men’s and women’s tennis team had matches against Austin Peay on March 9 both ending in losses, men 2-5 and women 0-7. The next two matches were against Bethune-Cookman and both teams lost again. The men’s team faced Chicago State next and came out with a win 6-1. On March 14, in the Atlantic Sun Conference opener the men and women fell against Stetson, 1-6 and 0-7. On March 16, both teams lost to Florida Gulf Coast 0-7. Both teams play again on March 23 against Lipscomb at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Baseball

Between March 9 and March 17 the baseball team lost to Marshall, Tennessee Tech, Butler, Eastern Michigan and Cincinnati. Their overall record is now 2-18 and they are 10th in A-Sun standings.

Golf

Both golf teams played at the Benbow Invitational on March 11 – 12, the men came out in third place out of 14 teams and the women came out in eighth place out of 10. The teams appeared again at the Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate Invitational on March 18. The men placed fourth out of nine teams and the women placed 11th out of 12. The men’s team plays again on March 25 at the Jim Bishop Toyota Classic and the women play again on April 6 at the Colonel Classic in Richmond, Ky.

Men’s Basketball

The men’s basketball team traveled to San Francisco, Calif. on March 14 to face San Francisco for their last game during season play. The men were not eligible for postseason play but traveled to play San Francisco even though they are not in the A-Sun conference. The team fell to San Francisco 68-73. The men’s team ended their season ranked sixth in the A-Sun with a 9-9 record in conference play and 11-16 overall.

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