What You Missed Over Spring Break
Over Lee University’s spring break the Flames played a total of 28 games, matches and contests.
The women’s basketball team made its way into NCAA DII National Tournament in St. Petersburg, FL. but was eliminated by Eckerd College losing 77-84. This was the last game for the Lady Flames 2017 season.
The men’s baseball team had a total of five games over the break. They first competed in a doubleheader against the University of West Georgia in Carrollton, GA on Saturday. They one the first match 7-6, but lost the second 0-8. They played West Georgia again the following day winning 5-2. On Wednesday, they returned home to challenge Carson-Newman University and won 6-5. Finally the men visited Florence, AL. to take on the University of North Alabama in a doubleheader. They lost the first match 2-3, but came back and won the second 6-3. The next day they played North Alabama again and lost 2-10.
Softball had four games of their own. They faced West Georgia on Saturday in a doubleheader winning the first game 6-0, then lost 1-9. They challenged West Georgia the next day and lost 5-11. The next week they traveled to Florence, AL. to face North Alabama. Saturday they won 3-1. On Sunday they played North Alabama in a doubleheader, winning both 3-0 and 4-3.
Golf started its Spring Season in Las Vegas, NV. Both the men and women participated in the Las Vegas Desert Classic on Sunday and Monday. Matt Johnson placed second to help boost the men’s placement.The men placed third in overall. The women placed first overall.
Men and Women’s Tennis spent the week in Orlando, FL. The men were in five matches over the week while the women had three. The men won all of their matches as did the women. The men faced and defeated the University of Puerto Rico 9-0, University of the Sciences in Philadelphia 8-1, University of Findlay 7-2, Florida Tech 5-4 and John Carroll University 9-0.
Women’s Tennis faced and defeated Winona State University 9-0, University of the Sciences in Philadelphia 9-0 and University of Minnesota Duluth 9-0.
Men’s Track were in Birmingham, AL for the National Championship 400m on March 3rd and 9th. Both the preliminaries and finals. The men placed 38th overall. Women’s Track was not too far away in Huntsville, AL where they competed in UAH Charger Invitational. They placed second overall.