SCORECA BULLDOGS IN BRIEF
Women’s Hockey Sweep NCHA Championships The 2015-16 Adrian College women’s hockey team swept the Northern Collegiate Hockey Association (NCHA), winning both the Kronschnabel Trophy (regular season) and Slaats Cup (NCHA Tournament). The Bulldogs season ended in the first round of the NCAA tournament with a 3-1 defeat at the hands of Elmira. Adrian had five athletes earn AllAmerica status from four organizations.
Bass Fishing Reels in More Hardware In its second season as a program, the nationally-ranked bass fishing team hooked in more accomplishments in 2015-16. First, the Bulldogs ended last fall as the No. 1 team in the nation according to Association of Collegiate Anglers. Move ahead to the spring, sophomores Nick Marsh, Jeff Morton, Jacob Bayer and Jarrett Martin gave Adrian a nationleading four Fishing League Worldwide All-Americans. Adrian placed two boats in the top-20 (7th, 16th) at the FLW National Championships in March.
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Women’s Bowling Claims National Championship
NCAA Men’s Hockey Repeats NCHA Titles
Men’s Soccer Makes Program History
The nationallyranked Bulldogs women's bowling team brought home a national title at the 2016 Collegiate Club championships in Indianapolis last April. The Bulldogs' historic run in their eighth season as a program concluded with an 185-184 win in the decisive fifth game to edge Division I and top-seeded Wright State University. As a result, junior Brittney Antonelli, senior Taylor Ouellette and sophomores Jennifer Kelly, Noelle Scheuer were tabbed AllAmericans. Antonelli, Kelly, and Scheuer joined sophomore Sierra Lasky on the National Collegiate Bowling Coaches Association Scholar All-America Team.
The 2015-16 Bulldogs swept the Peters (regular season) and Harris (tournament) cups in the Northern Collegiate Hockey Association for the second straight season, earned their sixth NCAA Division III tournament appearance, finished 24-4-1 overall (172-1 in the NCHASouth) and were ranked fourth in both final national polls. Defensemen Chris Leone, a senior, and Cory Dunn, a freshman, both earned All-America accolades from AHCA coaches/CCM and D3hockey.com. Dunn also was recognized by HERO Sports. Connor Armour was tabbed the USCHO.com Division III Men's Rookie of the Year.
The 2016 campaign saw the men’s soccer team finish with an overall record of 11-7 and a Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) record of 9-5. Both marks are the most wins for the team in program history. It’s also the first time the team has finished the regular season with a winning percentage above .500.
Baseball Ties MIAA Record The 2016 Bulldogs tied a Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association record that has stood for over 50 years by winning their eighth consecutive conference championship — winning the league by six games. Adrian (30-12) finished with its ninth 30-win season in a row. Junior shortstop Ryan Dorow earned All-America citations from the ABCA coaches and D3baseball.com. Dorow also was named the MIAA Player of the Year, while sophomore Tommy Parsons earned MIAA Pitcher of the Year. Adrian set several team records, including a .438 onbase percentage to lead the nation.