MIAC round up: February 18 to February 24

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Women’s Basketball @ St.Mary’s 46-57 L

Women’s Basketball ended their season on Saturday Feb. 17 when they took on St. Mary’s. Going into the game the Hamline team was 4-20 overall and 3-14 in MIAC games. For the first quarter the game was fairly even ending with both teams tied at 11 points. Yet in the second half St.Mary’s was able to take the lead scoring 17 points to Hamline’s 8. This put the score to 28-19 at half time. The second half didn’t get much better as St. Mary’s was able to maintain a significant gap in points throughout the rest of the game. The final score was 46-57. This ended the Hamline team’s season at 4-21 overall with 3-15 in the season. During the game Hamline’s Alaina Quaranta scored the highest with 14 points. She ended the season with an average of 11.8 points per game.


Men’s Hockey @ St. Thomas 5-6 L

Despite having been eliminated from the playoffs Hamline Men’s Hockey played their hardest against opponents St.Thomas on Saturday. Feb. 17. The team started strong with three goals in the first period, The first by Kyle Wendorf only three minutes and twenty-six seconds into the game. The second goal was by Brian Reinholz at eight minutes and forty-five seconds into the game.The final goal was scored by Drake Hunter at nine minutes and fifteen seconds. This put Hamline at a comfortable 3-0 lead at the end of the first period with 13 shot by Hamline and only 5 by St. Thomas. Unfortunately the second period took a turn for the worse as St.Thomas was able to four times putting the score to 3-4 in favour of St.Thomas. But before the period ended Hamline’s Russ Jordan would score ending the period at a tie of 4-4. The final period saw Hamline’s Tommy Hall score once but the St. Thomas team was able to score twice more ending the game 5-6 in favor of St.Thomas. Overall the Ppipers had 33 shots on goal to St.Thomas 32.


Men’s Tennis @ Dubuque 8-1 W

The Men’s Tennis team played against two teams on Saturday, the first opponent was the University of Dubuque. The pipers found success in the singles matches being able to win five out of the six matches each by a significant margin. The double matches only increased this success as the team was able to win all three of them winning the meet handily at 8-1. This put the Hamline Pipers to an overall rating of 2-1 for the season.


Men’s Tennis @ Bethany Lutheran 5-0 W

In the second of two games on Saturday Feb. 17 the Men’s Tennis team took on the team from Bethany Lutheran. In this meet there were only two singles games and three doubles games. In the singles games both senior Matt Seracki and first-year Nazeer Robinson were able to come away with wins. For the Three doubles games the pipers only extended their lead winning all of them. In the end the Pipers came away sweeping their opponents 5-0 overall and advancing to 3-1 for the season.


Women’s Tennis @ Morningside 6-3 W

Women’s Tennis traveled to the Uuniversity of Minnesota to play against two teams on Saturday Feb. 17. The first of these games was against Morningside. In the singles games the Pipers were able to win half of their matches with wins by first-year Ali Kopiecki, junior Natalie Pieterick, and junior Chloe McElmury. At Going into the doubles the score was tied 3-3. Fortunately for the Ppipers they were able to sweep the doubles matches and came away with a final of 6-3 in their favor. This put the team to a score of 1-1 overall this season.


Women’s Tennis @ Bethany Lutheran 9-0 W

The Women’s Tennis found great success in their second game of Feb. 17 when they were able to sweep the team from Bethany Lutheran. The team able to win every match of the day but they only allowed the opposing team to score 8 out of the 97 total sets. This dominating show of force put the Women’s team up to 2-1 for the season. Their next opponent will be St. Catherines, a fellow MIAC team. They will play on Saturday Feb. 24.


Women’s Hockey @ St.Thomas 0-3 L

In the final game of the regular season the Women’s Hockey team was fighting for the first seed in the playoffs. In order to get it they would need to beat the 2nd seed St. Thomas. The first period was uneventful with neither team being able to get any score on the other. At the end of the period the game was tied 0-0. The second period went to St.Thomas as they were able to score twice without any response from the Pipers. The final period saw St. Thomas scoring again ending the game 0-3 in favor of St. Thomas. This loss gave St. Thomas the first seed in the playoffs despite having less wins in the season. Hamline’s regular season was the best it has ever been in the MIAC finishing 13-3-2 in the MIAC and 18-4-3 overall. This placed them 3rd seed and will be playing their first playoff game at home in TRIA Rink against Augsburg on Sat. Feb. 24.