CORNELL COLLEGE NEWS



[Women's Track & Field] Murphy advances to finals in 3000 steeplechase
LA CROSSE, Wis. – Cornell's MariKate Murphy (SR/Kirklin, Ind.) extended her collegiate career one more race with a strong effort in Thursday's prelims of the women's 3000-meter steeplechase at the NCAA Track & Field Championships at Veterans Memorial Field Sports Complex.


[Volleyball] Cornell volleyball team tours Central America
MOUNT VERNON – An experience of a lifetime is how one Cornell volleyball player summarized the team's recent seven-day stay in Central America.


[Women's Track & Field] Schnoor finishes 16th in NCAA heptathlon
LA CROSSE, Wis. – Cornell's Libby Schnoor (SR/Camanche, Iowa) put a cap on an outstanding athletic career Friday afternoon at the NCAA Division III Track & Field Championships.


[Women's Track & Field] Murphy ends decorated career in NCAA steeple
LA CROSSE, Wis. – MariKate Murphy (SR/Kirklin, Ind.)'s quest for an all-America award in the women's 3000-meter steeplechase was dashed by a fall about midway through Saturday's finals race at the NCAA Division III Track & Field Championships.


[Men's Track & Field] Wicker claims all-America honors at 5000m
LA CROSSE, Wis. – Cornell's final athletic performance of the 2017-18 year was of all-America proportions.


[Baseball] Stone collects two all-region postseason awards
MOUNT VERNON – Cornell freshman designated hitter Zach Stone (FR/Coralville, Iowa) has been recognized with all-region accolades by two Division III baseball publications this week.


[Track & Field] Ram trio earns all-region accolades
MOUNT VERNON – Cornell's three NCAA Division III individual qualifiers gained All-Central Region accolades Monday by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association for the 2018 outdoor season.


[Track & Field] Cornell qualifies three for NCAA Championships
MOUNT VERNON – Cornell will be represented at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championships for the fifth consecutive year under head coach Dan Schofer.


[Track & Field] Records fall for Rams at last-chance meets
NAPERVILLE, Ill. – Five lifetime-best marks. Four school records. And perhaps two NCAA berths.   


[Softball] Orton gains third team all-region recognition
MOUNT VERNON – Cornell senior first baseman Melissa Orton (SR/Downers Grove, Ill.) has been named to the All-Great Lakes Region Third Team, it was announced Wednesday by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association.


[Track & Field] Wicker smashes own school record in 5000m
NAPERVILLE, Ill. – Cornell's Mason Wicker (JR/Baldwin, Wis.) "unofficially" punched his ticket to nationals with a record-breaking effort in the men's 5000-meter run Wednesday at North Central's Gregory Final Qualifier.


[Men's Track & Field] Rams dominate MWC distance races again
MONMOUTH, Ill. – Cornell's men showed once again how quickly they can gobble up points in distance races. And that the chief competition often comes from within the team.


[Softball] Harmon, Robison gain all-tournament honors
MOUNT VERNON – Cornell junior pitcher Haley Harmon (JR/Becker, Minn.) and sophomore outfielder Carley Robison (SO/Brighton, Colo.) have been selected to the All-Tournament Team for the NCAA Division III Luther Softball Regional, held in Decorah May 11-13.


[Baseball] Stone, Anfang named First Team All-MWC
MOUNT VERNON – Freshmen Zach Stone (FR/Coralville, Iowa) and Cameron Anfang (FR/Sullivan, Wis.) represented Cornell on the 2018 All-Midwest Conference South Division Baseball First Team, it was announced Monday by the league office.


[Women's Track & Field] Murphy, Cochrane pick up two MWC titles
MONMOUTH, Ill. – MariKate Murphy (SR/Kirklin, Ind.)'s senior season in the Midwest Conference can be summed up in one word – perfection.


[Men's Tennis, Men's Track & Field] Rams dominate MWC distance races again
MONMOUTH, Ill. – Cornell's men showed once again how quickly they can gobble up points in distance races. And that the chief competition often comes from within the team.


[Softball] Cornell celebrates first-ever NCAA softball win
DECORAH – Haley Harmon (JR/Becker, Minn.) continued her mastery in the pitching circle and Jana Froehle (SO/Scottsdale, Ariz.) belted a solo home run to propel Cornell to its first-ever NCAA Regional softball win, 2-1 over top-seeded and 13th-ranked Saint Benedict Friday afternoon at Luther College's Hoff Field.


[Softball] Blazers end Cornell's historic postseason run
DECORAH – Cornell's memorable postseason softball run ended one win short of reaching Sunday's championship round at the NCAA Division III Regional Tournament at Luther College.


[Baseball] Breard cements school-record hits total at 190
MOUNT VERNON – Cornell's baseball season came to a close Sunday with Walker Breard (SR/Washington, Iowa) breaking the program's career hits record and the seniors notching their 77th victory as a class on an 80-degree afternoon at Ash Park Field.


[Softball] Rams head to Decorah for NCAA Softball Regional
MOUNT VERNON – Cornell will stay relatively close to home as the team embarks on its second NCAA Division III Softball Tournament appearance in program history.


[Rams] Schnoor recipient of Russell W. Landis Award
MOUNT VERNON – Cornell College's athletics department celebrated a 2017-18 season of many accomplishments Monday night during its annual Recognition Program inside King Chapel.


[Track & Field] Rams hold top marks in six MWC events
MOUNT VERNON – Cornell's women's track & field program looks to continue its string of top-3 Midwest Conference team finishes this weekend at the MWC Outdoor Championships, hosted by Monmouth College at April Zorn Memorial Stadium.


[Track & Field] Cornell sweeps Coe, keeps Bremner Cup
DUBUQUE – The Bremner Cup is staying put in Mount Vernon for at least another year.


[Baseball] Monmouth ends Cornell's postseason hopes
MONMOUTH, Ill. – Cornell's baseball team fell victim to a pair of late-inning comebacks by Monmouth, dropping a tough 9-6, 6-5 Midwest Conference doubleheader Saturday at Glasgow Field.


[Softball] Orton claims First Team All-MWC honors
MOUNT VERNON – Cornell's Melissa Orton (SR/Downers Grove, Ill.) landed on the All-Midwest Conference Softball First Team for the third year in a row, it was announced by the league office Saturday afternoon at the conclusion of the MWC Tournament, won by the Rams.