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Morgan Mantle ’07 was

inducted into the West

Branch Valley chapter of the

Pennsylvania Sports Hall of

Fame. The softball pitcher’s

1.13 career ERA is 23rd-best

in Division III history …The

women’s swim team defeated

Stevenson, 129-102, to give

Jerry Hammaker his 100th

win with the women

in his 15 years as head

coach …Wrestling

coach Roger Crebs ’87

won his 350th career

match in his 23rd

year, as the team

defeated McDaniel,

28-15, in the season opener

… In his final game, Ryan

Umpleby ’16 set a school

record with 241 receiving

yards as the football team

downed Misericordia, 38-14.

Umpleby and Matt Patterson

’16 were both named First

Team All-MAC days later.

DECEMBER

In the final National Soccer

Coaches Association of

America poll, the men’s

soccer team was ranked

10th, as the team reached the

NCAA Sweet 16 for the first

time in program history.

JANUARY

Former head football coach

and director of athletics

Frank Girardi was selected

for induction into the College

Football Hall of Fame Class

of 2016. Girardi won 257

games, 16th-most in NCAA

history, during 36 seasons as

coach of the Warriors from

1972-07 … A record group

of 63 Lycoming student

athletes earned a slot on the

2015 MAC Fall Academic

Honor Roll. Five of

Lycoming’s six fall athletic

programs set or tied

program records for

Academic Honor Roll

selections, with the

football (21), men’s

cross country (8),

women’s cross country

(9), women’s soccer (10)

and men’s soccer (8) teams all

breaking or setting

new marks for

selections … Seth

Lansberry ’17 won

his first conference

title by taking first

at 149 pounds at the

Empire Collegiate

Wrestling Conference

Championships …Thomas

picks up his second All-

America honors of the year

in men’s soccer, as he earned

second-team accolades from

both the National Soccer

Coaches Association of

America and

D3soccer.com

… Nolan Barger ’17 wins

the MAC wrestling title

at 165 pounds, becoming

the first Lycoming MAC

champion since 2006 … Jerry

Hammaker reached 200

career dual meet wins with a

double-dual meet sweep, as

the men’s swimmers posted

a 176-79 win over King’s

and 183-64 win over FDU-

Florham and the women

won by scores of 144.5-111.5

and 186-62, respectively …

The women’s swim team

earns Collegiate Swimming

Coaches Association of

America Scholar All-

American Team honors for

the fourth straight semester.

FEBRUARY

The women’s basketball

team clinched a spot in

the MAC Commonwealth

Championship for

the third time in

four years by posting

a 50-49 win over

Arcadia on Feb. 6,

two weeks before the

regular season came

to a close …The men’s

swimming team kicked off

the MAC Championships by

finishing second in the 200-

yard medley relay, the team’s

highest finish in the event

since 2004 …The men’s

400-yard medley relay set a

school record while finishing

second in

3:31.22 and

sophomore

Andrew

Canavan

set a school

record with

a time of

1:56.00

in the 200-yard backstroke

at the event …The men’s

and women’s cross country

teams were each named

All-Academic Teams by

the United States Track &

Field and Cross Country

Coaches Association for

the third straight year …

After securing a spot in

the MAC Commonwealth

Championship on the final

day of the regular season, the

Lycoming men’s basketball

team dominated in victories

over Stevenson (89-75) and

Alvernia (69-53) to reach

the conference finals for the

third time in five years. The

Warriors won the conference

championship with a dramatic

78-73 win over Arcadia, as

Nyk King stripped a defender

and hit a layup with 22

Roger Crebs ’87

Seth Lansberry ’17

Andrew

Canavan ’18

President Kent Trachte and Director of Athletics Mike Clark ’93

congratulate Head Swimming Coach Jerry Hammaker and present him a

plaque after he won his 200th career dual meet.

The Lycoming men’s soccer team won a school-record 18 games and

advanced to the NCAA Division III Sweet 16.

Former softball pitcher Morgan

Mantle ’07 was inducted into the

West Branch Valley Sports Hall

of Fame.

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