Messiah wrestling won the Division III Southeast Regional Championship on Saturday with 147 points, its fifth straight regional crown, sending a school record eight grapplers to the national championships in March. The qualifiers include: Sean Redington (125), Hunter Harris (133), Stephen Maloney (149), Kevin Edwards (157), Jeff Hojnacki (165), Ben Swarr (174), Derek Beitz (184) and Northern grad Kyle Koser (197). Individual champions included Koser, Edwards and Swarr.
Messiah's women's basketball team claimed a second straight MAC Commonwealth title on Saturday, beating Albright 62-54 after overcoming a 17-10 first-quarter deficit. Camp Hill grad Leah Springer had 12 points in the win, while junior Alecia Rohrer put up yet another double-double: 14 points, 14 rebounds. Kaitlyn Hoff added 13 points.
Dickinson men's squash beat Franklin & Marshall 5-4 to claim the Summers Cup. The Red Devils found themselves trailing 0-2 before a win from Alex Wattles in the sixth flight put them on the board. Tanay Murdia, Frank Goossens, Sergio Martin and Osuman Imouro each added strong wins for the title.
Dickinson sophomore set and reset her own 100 butterfly records, finishing fourth in the Centennial Conference Swimming Championships in 58.47. That time beat her prelim time by .22 seconds. She helped the 400 medley relay to seventh as well.
Shippensburg women's indoor track & field claimed third at the Centennial Conference Championships while the men claimed fourth. Natalie Suess won gold in the 400 meters with a time of 1:00.57, while Eric Herrmann won bronze in the mile, crossing the line in 4:16.82 and Bryce Descavish matched his performance in the 5K, clocking a time of 8:42.68 for bronze.
Four Red Raiders reached double digits as Shippensburg men's basketball stomped Bloomsburg 85-74 in the regular-season finale. Justin McCarthur had 23 points, while John Castello went for 10 and 10 rebounds. Dustin Sleva and Clay Conner added 19 and 18, respectively.
Freshman Ariel Jones capped her freshman season with 21 points in the SU women's 66-58 loss to Bloomsburg. Senior guard Victoria Blackburn, daughter of Carlisle grad Paul Blackburn, had seven points and three assists.
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