Sports Round-Up

Record: 19-15 overall,
7-7 NCAC
Recap: The Lords capped off their schedule by winning their final four games and recorded their third straight winning season. As in the prior two seasons, the team remained an offensive force and set several single-season team records, including on-base percentage (.427). Individually, senior Blaise Milburn set the single-season record for on-base percentage (.576) and graduated as the program's career leader in batting average (.394) and on-base percentage (.501). Junior Chris Yorlano earned All-Region honors after leading the team in batting average (.408) and hits (42).

Record: Finished eighth in NCAC standings
Recap: The Kenyon golf squad improved its conference finish in 2007 under second-year head coach Russ Geiger. Sophomore Daniel Direnfeld (83.2) and senior Will O'Keefe (83.6) posted the Lords top scoring averages. The team turned in its best showing of the year at its own Kenyon College Invitational, finishing in fourth place.

Men's Lacrosse
Record: 12-2 overall,
3-2 NCAC
Recap: The twelve wins recorded by the Lords marked the most victories for the program since 2000 and helped the team earn a national ranking as high as number 18. On an individual basis, senior Luke Larson finished second in the NCAC in goals (41) and ended his career with the third most goals in Kenyon history (118). Larson garnered All-American honors and participated with classmate Sean Wheeler in the USILA North/South All-State Game.

Women's lacrosse
Record: 8-8 overall,
3-3 NCAC
Recap: First-year Frankie de Lavis guided Kenyon to its first winning regular season since 2004 and a berth in the NCAC tournament. During the season, de Lavis set single-season school records for points (94) and assists (34) and shattered single-game records for points (15) and assists (9). Her accomplishments were rewarded with All-Region and All-American appointments, in addition to being named the conference's Newcomer of the Year. Head coach Jill Boffa took home conference Coach of the Year honors.

Record: 16-18 overall,
7-7 NCAC
Recap: Two graduating seniors used their final season with the Ladies to make sure their deeds on the diamond will be long remembered. Annie Brobst etched her name atop the record book for career hits (170) and career stolen bases (37), while ranking second all-time in batting average (.351). Brobst also set the single-season record for steals (16) and was named to the All-Region team for the second consecutive season. Ashley Morrison finished with the career mark for doubles (35) and RBIs (77), while posting the record for on-base percentage in a season (.477).

Men's tennis
Record: 17-7 overall,
6-0 NCAC
Recap: The Lords tennis team continued to make winning conference championships look routine after capturing the title for the fifth time in six seasons. Kenyon finished nationally ranked at number 23 and appeared in the NCAA Division III tournament for the tenth time before being ousted in the first round by Kalamazoo. Sophomore Daniel Becker garnered NCAC Player of the Year honors as he finished the season with a 20-5 singles mark.

Women's tennis
Record: 16-6 overall,
5-1 NCAC
Recap: The Ladies made a strong bid to capture their sixteenth NCAC championship but were turned back by rival Denison in the final round of tournament play. Senior Ashley Kriwinsky led the team with a 23-7 singles mark and was invited for the second straight spring to play in the NCAA Division III singles championship, where she lost in the opening round. Kriwinsky posted a 51-12 career singles record, and her .810 winning percentage is third best all-time at Kenyon.

Men's track & field
Record: Placed ninth at NCAC Championship
Recap: The Lords limped into the conference championship meet with a roster decimated by injuries, but benefited from sophomore Jim Boston's second-place finish in the 1500-meter run with a season-best time of 3:58.78. Boston also notched wins in the 1500-meter run at the Kenyon College Invitational and the 5,000-meter run at the Muskingum College Invitational. Freshman speedster Dondrea Brown set a new school record in the 100-meter dash with his third-place time of 10.94 at the All-Ohio Championship.

Women's track & field
Record: Placed ninth at NCAC Championship
Recap: Kenyon may not have been a factor in the conference race, but senior Jenna Rose wrapped up her career with the Ladies as a model of consistency throughout the season. Rose tallied four top-five finishes in the 400-meter hurdles in five scored events. The Ladies also captured event wins from sophomore Jessica Francois in the 5,000-meter run at the Muskingum Invitational and from sophomore Mary Bloom in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Kenyon Invitational.

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