Sports Round-Up

Record: 27-13 overall,
10-6 NCAC
Recap: NCAC co-coach of the year Matt Burdette guided the Lords to a new high mark for wins (twenty-seven) in a season. The Lords also qualified for the conference tournament for the first time since 1994 and established team records for batting average (.358), runs scored (343), hits (458), and runs batted in (306). Brendan Holsberry, Brad Reynolds, and Matt Marcinczyk, who is Kenyon's career record-holder for hits (192) and runs (142), were named to the All-Mideast Region team.

Record: Seventh place at NCAC championship
Recap: Senior Peter Wilson turned in a sparkling season average of 74.92. He tied for an individual third-place finish at the NCAC championship and became the first Lord all-conference golfer since 2002.

Men's lacrosse
Record: 11-4, 3-2 NCAC
Recap: Constructing their best record in the last six seasons, the lacrosse Lords gained entry into the NCAA tournament for the second time in the program's history. During the regular season, the team earned national rankings as high as number nineteen and also notched its first win over rival Denison since 1977. Head coach Brendan McWilliams was selected as the NCAC coach of the year.

Women's lacrosse
Record: 3-9 overall,
2-4 NCAC
Recap: Seniors Caitlin Wells and Kaley Bell earned spots on the All-Region team. Wells ranked fifth in the nation in caused turnovers (3.25 per game) and graduated as Kenyon's record-holder, with 135 career caused turnovers. Bell concluded her career as the Ladies' second-leading goal scorer (154) and point-getter (210).

Record: 20-23 overall,
10-4 NCAC
Recap: The Ladies set single-season records for wins (twenty) and hits (323), earned a berth in the NCAC postseason tournament, and collected their first-ever tournament win. Juniors Annie Brobst and Ashley Morrison were selected to the All-Region team.

Men's tennis
Record: 16-6 overall,
6-0 NCAC
Recap: After a runner-up finish in the conference tournament, the Lords were one of just twenty-seven teams invited to play in the NCAA championship. The appearance on the national stage was the fifth straight for the Lords, who wrapped up the season with a number twenty-four national ranking.

Women's tennis
Record: 16-8 overall,
6-1 NCAC
Recap: The Ladies made their seventeenth appearance in the NCAA championship and earned a number 25 national ranking. On an individual basis, junior Ashley Kriwinsky was named the NCAC player of the year, earned All-American status in the NCAA singles championship, and was picked as the number six singles player in the country--the second-highest seeding ever for a KC woman.

Men's outdoor track & field
Record: Eighth place at the NCAC championship
Recap: Sophomore Brandon Balthrop accounted for more than half of the Lords' final point total at the NCAC championship meet. He placed second in the long jump and captured third in the 400-meter hurdles.

Women's outdoor track & field
Record: Seventh place at the NCAC championship
Recap: Senior Katie Walker ended her Kenyon career in style, turning in four top-two finishes at the NCAC championship and earning the conference's sprinter of the year award. She went on to qualify for the NCAA championship in the long jump and placed twelfth.

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