Navy's baseball team rolled over Gettysburg, 14-0, last Wednesday, scoring six runs in the second inning to seize control.
Senior MattMaloney and plebe Marcus Lee each had three hits. Among Lee's hits was an inside-the-park, solo home run in the fourth.
Junior Matt Portoni, sophomore Rob Sorensen and senior Carl Bresko combined on the shutout.
Navy dropped a pair of Eastern Intercollegiate Baseball League games to arch-rival Army on Saturday.
The Mids lost the first game to Army's left-hander, Steve Reich, 4-1. In the second game, Navy could not take advantage of six Army errors andhad two runners thrown out at the plate, as the Cadets prevailed, 6-5.
Navy swept Brown in a wild double-header in Providence on Sunday. Navy won the first game, 14-12, thanks to an eighth-inning sacrifice fly and a solo homer. The Mids collected 18 hits in the contest.
Lee, Maloney and Griffith each had three hits for Navy, with the latter homering.
In the second game, Navy scored nine runs in the sixth inning to build on a 13-12 advantage and prevail, 22-12.
The fleet banged four home runs, including two from Maloney.
Maloney had three hits in all, and Stare picked up four in the 17-hit attack.
Last year, Navy hit seven home runs all year. Sunday, the Mids bashed six.
HEAVYWEIGHT CREW 5TH
The Navy heavyweight crew was fifth in the Copley Cup at the San Diego Crew Class last Sunday.
Harvard took the Cup, followed by Washington, Pennsylvania, UCLA and Navy.
This marked the first time in eight years that the Midshipmen had not finished third or better in the Copley Cup. Navy was third in both 1989 and 1990.
Navy's lightweight crew split in its regattas with Columbia and Princeton last Saturday on Lake Carnegie, N.J., sweepingby the Lions, but being swept by the Tigers.
In the double dual, Princeton won all four races, with its varsity posting the best time of the day -- 5:57.70.
Navy's varsity eight was second with 6:06.42, followed by Columbia (6:16.81).
Navy's women's crew lost the varsity eight and second varsity races to Pennsylvania Saturday, but the Mids' novice boat was victorious by eight seconds over the Quakers.
Penn's varsity eight had a winning time of 6:43.07, with the Mid varsity eight coming in at 6:54.42.
The Quaker second varsity enjoyed a six-second win over Navy.
GOLFERS FINISH LAST
East Carolina's golf team dominated last week's Colonial Athletic Association Championship, winning with a score of 888 in besting second-place William and Mary by 26 strokes (914). Navy finished in last place, shooting a972.
Following the Tribe were James Madison in third with 915, Richmond in fourth with 919, UNC Wilmington in fifth with 922, George Mason in sixth with 932 and American in seventh with 965.
The top Navy golfers were senior captain Dan Hodgson who was tied for 27th place at 238, junior James D'Alessandro in 30th at 240, junior J. D. Rios in 34th at 246, sophomore Rick Davis in 36th at 251 and senior Travis White in 39th at 264.
Navy will travel to Westminster on Saturday to take part in the Western Maryland Invitational.
GYMNAST PARK QUALIFIES
Navy gymnast Stephen Park has qualified for the NCAA Division I Championships this weekend at Penn State as a result of his performances over the weekend at the NCAA Eastern Regionals at Ohio State.
Parker had a 9.55 in the floor exercise, tying him for secondplace. He also qualified in the vaulting with a combined score of 18.85, tying him for fifth.
Navy's Talley McIntyre has qualified for the USGF Women's National Championships (for Division II and III schools) on the beam and will be an alternate on the vault.
Senior Michelle Reyes, who has been an All-America selection at this meet in each of the past three years, is unable to compete this year because of a broken bone in her left foot. Reyes won the USGF national championship in 1988.
TENNIS TEAM NOW 5-0
The Navy tennis team increased its winning streak to five matches with a 5-1 win over Brown and a 5-4 victory over Yale last week.
Navy needed less than two hours to put away the Bears. Navy's No. 2 through No. 6 players -- junior Chris Thompson, senior Craig Moringiello, sophomore Efren Mojica, senior Tony Moses and freshman Frank Bronson -- each won their matches.
TheMids won four singles matches against Yale -- junior Wayne Jang at No. 1, Moringiello at No. 3, Mojica at No. 4 and Moses at No. 5.
Navy could have put away the Bulldogs at No. 6 with Bronson serving forthe match, but he ultimately lost in three sets.
In doubles competition, the sel
dom-used duo of Jang and Bronson at No. 1 sealed the victory.
Navy will play host to Georgetown at 3 p.m. today.
VOLLEYBALLERS WIN 7
The Navy men's volleyball team won seven matches over the weekend, including a victory over East Stroudsburg Friday night.
The Mids also won the "Navy Spiketacular," with a four-set victory over Juniata and a straight-set win over East Stroudsburg in the semifinals and a straight-set win over New Jersey Tech in the finals.
Sophomore Tom Kait was named Most Valuable Performer in the Navy Spiketacular, while Eric Pfister and Jeff Kristick were selected tothe All-Tournament team.