THE JUSTICE ● SPORTS ● MONDAY, MAY 20, 2019
BASEBALL: Judges end 2019 season with 17–20 record CONTINUED FROM 16 driving a 2–2 pitch down the right field line, allowing Parrot to tie the score. This game, the Judges earned 11 hits, with two each from Khoury, Isaac Fossas ’21, Sand and Parrot. The team ended their season on a 17–20 record overall and 3–13 in the conference. The team ended with a one-game winning streak, 1197 at bats, 247 runs and 339 hits, of which 72 were doubles
and seven triples. The team had 24 home runs and 103 extra base hits. Summary In terms of statistics, Khoury led the team with 41 runs batted in, followed by Frey with 38 and Fossas with 36. Greg Tobin ’20 led the team in innings pitched with 56.1, followed by Mason Newman ’21 with 45.1 and Roberts with 37.1. This strong team concluded their season with a batting average of .283 as of May 4.
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SWING: Brandeis's Anupreeth Coramutla '21 tosses the ball up for a serve against his Babson opponenet on March 27.
TENNIS: Team wins four of six games CONTINUED FROM 16 Judges 5, Spartans 3 On April 26, Case Western fell to the Judges 5–3. In doubles Ng and Tegtmeier fell to their Spartan opponents 8-3. The Judges came back with a win by Tzeng and Chen 8–2. The tie was broken by Aizenberg and Coramutla with an 8–7 victory, giving the Judges the lead going into singles. The Judges won at 3–2. This win left the Judges with a 15-win season this far. The Judges have only accomplished this seven times in school history, and this is their second year in a row. Judges 5, Phoenix 3 On April 27, the University of Chicago fell to Brandeis 5–3. The
Judges began with a 2–1 doubles win. The first point of the match was taken by Chicago when Aizenberg and Coramutla were defeated by their competitors. The new pair, Vohra and Tzeng won 5–3. In singles, Brandeis bounced back with wins by Aizenberg and Tzeng. Judges 1, Owls 5 The final game of the season was on April 28, when the Judges lost 1–5 against Emory University. After doubles, the Judges fell behind. Emory won the first two doubles matches and then the first three singles matches, clinching their victory. Coramutla was defeated by his opponent 6–3 and 6–2. Tzeng's opponent bested him, 6–1 and 6–3. In the last singles match Vohra
was defeated by his opponent 6–2 and 6–2. This game left the Judges at a rank of 10 in Division III this season as well as placing the Judges tied for their second most wins in the program's history. Summary This season, the Judges won 16 games and lost four. The team ended the season losing one game. In the conference, the team was 2–1 overall. Led by coaches Ben Lamanna and Christo Schultz, the team had a strong season. Coach Lamanna was quoted by Brandeis athletics saying "This team is really special... They worked really hard for this and trained for it. They have been resilient, and shown good character – a bunch of good kids who've earned it."
BANSHEE: Ultimate Frisbee is a funfilled, athletic way to make friends CONTINUED FROM 16 sectionals tournament, there were two bids to regionals up for grabs, and the Judges were hungry to get one of the bids. In the first day of sectionals, the team went 2–1. The team had to remain in their position, the next day, in order to gain a spot in regionals. In this championship, the Judges defeated the
University of Wellesley Whiptails and earned their bid to regionals. In regionals, there were four bids to nationals. In the final game of regionals, the Judges were defeated 9–8, ultimately losing their chance at a nationals bid. Goals The team's main goal was to raise their rank to in Division III Ultimate and eventually qualify
for Nationals. Additionally, the team wants to continue to be a welcoming place where players can have a safe and fun environment to participate in an exciting sport. Experience The team encourages people of any experience level to join. “There is a wide range of experience on the team, including players who had been playing
Ultimate throughout high school and some who have never even touched a Frisbee,” explained Maya Fields ’19. According to Anna Sherman ’20 in an interview with the Justice, “You get results that reflect the amount of effort and time you put in. People are surprised how much they've improved over the course of the semester, and it's always encouraging to see new players with zero experience evolve.”
The team practices year-round; however, according to Muhlfelder, there is “no commitment requirement to be on the team, and we see the full spectrum of commitment — some people only come from time to time just because they love the sport.” —Editor’s Note: Editor Mia Rubinstein is a member of Banshee and did not contribute to or edit this article.
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