TOWSON, Md. — The Landmark Conference has released the Athletes of the Week for April 4-12. The conference will recognize a student-athlete for each sport based on their contributions to the team throughout the season.
In men’s lacrosse action, Susquehanna and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy were victorious. Susquehanna improved to 8-3 overall and 2-1 in conference play after a 5-3 win against Scranton. USMMA is now 9-2 with a Landmark record of 2-1. The Mariners picked up the 12-6 win against Drew on Saturday. The playoff race is tight, with Elizabethtown leading the pack at 3-0. Catholic, USMMA, Scranton, and Susquehanna are fighting for the final three spots with a record of 2-1.
On the women’s side, Susquehanna, Elizabethtown, Drew, and Catholic all earned a conference win over the weekend. Susquehanna and Catholic are both 2-0 in the conference with ETOWN sitting at 2-1.
Goucher men’s tennis moved one step closer to clinching a spot in the Landmark tournament, after defeating reigning champions Juniata 6-3 on Sunday. The win marked the first time the Gophers (14-4, 6-0 Landmark) have defeated the Eagles in the nine years of conference competition. Goucher will host Elizabethtown and USMMA next weekend.
On the women’s side, three teams remain undefeated in conference play in Scranton, Elizabethtown, and Juniata. Moravian occupies the fourth spot with an overall record of 6-4 and a Landmark record of 2-1.
Susquehanna had its perfect conference record snapped after losing to Catholic 6-1 on Sunday. The Crusaders are now tied with Moravian on the leaderboard with a conference record of 5-1. Catholic is currently third with a record of 5-3.
Susquehanna baseball continued its dominance, earning a pair of wins over the weekend. SU won 12-6 and 4-3 against Catholic on Sunday. Weather forced the postponement of the third game of the series, which has been rescheduled to Tuesday, April 12. Moravian split with Drew over the weekend, losing game one 9-8, before earning an 11-2 victory in game two. The Greyhounds are 13-12 overall and 7-4 in the Landmark. Elizabethtown, Drew, and Scranton are all fighting for the remaining playoff sports. Elizabethtown is currently third with a record of 7-5, while Drew occupies the fourth spot with a record of 6-5. Scranton is not far behind with a record of 5-6.