Sports Round-Up

Men's cross country

Record: Seventh at NCAC Championship
Recap: Junior Matt Davis led the Kenyon men to the finish line throughout the season and capped his year with a pair of notable runs. Davis claimed an individual ninth-place finish at the NCAC Championship for his second-straight spot on the all-conference second team. He then placed 25th among 240 runners at the All-Great Lakes Regional, which earned him the distinction of being Kenyon's first All-Region selection since 2008.

Women's cross country

Record: Third at NCAC Championship
Recap: The Ladies improved one spot at the NCAC Championship by claiming a third-place finish. Leading the way for Kenyon were first-year Jenna Willett (9th place) and seniors Lauren Metzger (11th) and Gaither Smith (14th), who each earned a selection to the All-NCAC second team. The all-conference award was the fourth-straight for Metzger and the third-consecutive for Smith.

Field hockey

Record: 10-11, 8-4 NCAC
Recap: Under first-year head coach Chrissy Needham, the Ladies advanced to the NCAC Tournament for the fourth time in five years but had their season ended with a 1-0 loss to the College of Wooster in the semifinal round. Senior Claire Chapman earned plenty of hardware for her mantel as an All-NCAC first-team selection, the conference's Defensive Player of the Year, and an All-Region first-teamer. Sophomore Sarah McNee finished the season as Kenyon's leading scorer with 40 points (16 goals, eight assists) which set a new College single-season record.


Record: 0-10, 0-6 NCAC
Recap: Two Lords received high praise for both their work in the classroom and their efforts on the football field. Seniors Mark Sullivan and Beau Calcei were each named to the CoSIDA/ESPN Academic All-District first team and earned spots on the All-NCAC squad. Sullivan, a defensive lineman and second-team all-conference performer, tallied 13.5 tackles for losses and finished his career with 37.0, the second-highest total in Kenyon history. Calcei, a linebacker, received an honorable mention by ranking second in the NCAC with an average of 10.7 tackles per game.

Men's soccer

Record: 15-3-2, 6-1-1 NCAC
Recap: The Lords ended their 13-year absence from the NCAA Division III Tournament after posting a 14-1-2 regular-season record. Kenyon won its first-round game against York College of Pennsylvania, 1-0, before bowing out to NCAC rival Ohio Wesleyan University, 2-0. On the postseason awards circuit, senior Peter Nolan (Defensive Player of the Year) and freshman Andrew Parmelee (Newcomer of the Year) led Kenyon's seven All-NCAC honorees. Nolan was joined on the all-conference first team by fellow seniors Miguel Barrera, Felix Hoffmann, Jon Myers, and Tom Nolan.

Women's soccer

Record: 8-7-2, 3-2-2 NCAC
Recap: When the All-NCAC teams were announced at the conclusion of the season, the Kenyon women were represented with a pair of first-team selections. Junior Caddie Durrett's six goals and three assists earned her a spot on the top squad, where she was joined by senior goalie Kat Powers. Powers finished the year with a 1.11 goals-against average and a .816 saves percentage. She also wrapped up her career with lofty spots among Kenyon's all-time leaders with 215 saves (6th) and nine shutouts (T-5th).


Record: 13-16, 5-9 NCAC
Recap: The 2010 season proved to be a renaissance for the Kenyon volleyball team, which posted 13 victories-the program's most wins in six years. The turnaround was due in no small part to three freshmen who were all represented on the All-NCAC team for their contributions. Ana Maricic (225 kills, 76 blocks) was tabbed the conference's Newcomer of the Year-the Ladies' first since 1997-while Sierra DeLeon (241 kills) and Mary Jo Scott (199 kills, 249 digs) were reserved positions on the honorable mention squad.

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