Sports Individuals Shine for Knights Rv Michael Roberts 1 By Michael Editor-In-Chief The St. Andrews baseball learn, ranked ninth in the country has set national and leain records this season, butttie season has also been marked by outstanding indi vidual play. Todd Rodriguez led the team in batting, with a .489 average. This average was first irt the conference and district, and in the top fifteen in the nation. He was fol lowed by freshman short stop Cory Larsen, who hit 449. In all, the Knights had lourteenplayers hit over .300. Chad Lindaman ,.c;s the record set by team mate Chad Lindaman last year. He also led the team in runs-batted-in with 54, and had 10 game-winning hits. Brett Katz Brett Katz, a junior from Las Vegas, Nevada, tied a school record with nine home funsduringtheseason. This Knights Dominate "Player of the Weel" By Michael Roberts Editor-in-Chief Forthe four weeks that the Carolinas Conference and District 26 chose a "Player olthe Week", a St. Andrews player has won both honors during three of them. Chad Lindaman won conference and district lionors during the first week. Lindaman finished the week with a 9-1 record, and an 6 f a. below 2.00. Lindaman the team in innings pilched and wins. Brett Katz received Player olthe week honors for a week o't'eroics at the plate. For games during the first *eekof April, Katz had three 52fne-winning r.b.i.'s. Over Wsstretch, Katz also hit three runs, including a ^amatic home run against inference foe Pembroke ®le, to allow the Knights to extra innings. Katz also collected seven r.b.i.’s during that week. Pitcher Ron Roy earned Player of the Week honors with a 2-0 record the week ol April 10. Roy struck out twenty batters in the two games, and had an e.r.a. of just over 3.00. Coach Swanson considers Roy, Lindaman, and Katz as three of his very key players. He calls Lindaman the best leader he's ever had. He also commented that Katz has done everything that the team needed, and has consistently gotten the big hits forthe club. He said that Roy came into the season as his number one pitcher, and that he always expects Roytodowell. He also added that he is proud of the trio's effort, and appreciates the contributions that put the Knights where they are today. Mike Bell The Knights, who set a new national standard for stolen bases , were led by leadoff hitter Mike Bell, who swiped 59. He was followed by Lindaman, who stole 41. In all, the Knights stole 286. The 1990 St. Andrews Baseball Team The Knights had several pitchers have outstanding seasons. Chad Lindaman led the team in victorieswith nine wins, against only one loss. Ron Roy finished the season with an 8-2 record. and Pete Balke was 6-3. Lindaman also led the staff In shutouts, with 4, complete games, with 7, and earned- run-average, with l .03. Roy led the staff with 63 strike outs, followed by Balke with 59. Although the team insists that team accomplishments is put before individual per formances, many ofthe play ers could be receiving con ference, district, and national honors at season's end. Equestrians Second in Nation By Pam Whitfield Contributing The ANRC National CollegiateRiding I Championships were held at I Little River Farm, in I Pinehurst, on April 28 and I 29. Hosted by St. Andrews I and attended by eight I colleges and universities, the I weeknedtested the mettle of I top equestrian athletes as 1 they rode in three phases I and competed a written I theory exam. i The Sweetbriar College Team, coached by Jill I Randles, won the Overall I Team Award for the fiftth straight year. The Reserve ii Champion Team for the second straight year was St. I Andrews, coached by Shelby I French. Randolph-Macon i Women's College finished I third. St. Andrews received the i too four scores, with Karen Karen Leabo winning the phase. Leabo, the defending national individual champion, placed second in all three riding phases. She again won the overall individual award. As the 1990 ANRC National Individual Champion, Leabowillbeone Leabo of three riders representing the United States in the International Intercollegiate World Games. Representing St. Andrews as this year's competition were: Karen Leatx), Beth White, Susan Yeaman, and Suzi Riecki.

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