Spak hitting mark at ShippensburgChesapeake-AA alumnus...

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April 16, 1993|By Tara Finnegan | Tara Finnegan,Contributing Writer

Spak hitting mark at Shippensburg

Chesapeake-AA alumnus Alexandra Spak is the queen of the diamond at Shippensburg University.

The senior pitcher is leading the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference in strikeouts with 87 and has an 8-2 record this year for the Raiders (16-4, 4-2), who are second in the PSAC Eastern Division.

Against Bloomsburg (20-2), which is ranked No. 3 in NCAA Division II, Spak pitched a three-hitter and struck out 11 batters in the Raiders' 2-0 victory and broke a 40-game winning streak held by Bloomsburg pitcher Kim Maguire.

This season, Spak is averaging 9.56 strikeouts and ranks third in ERA in the PSAC with a mark of 0.63.

Sophomores Raul Molina (St. Paul's) and Richard Dopp (Oakland Mills) will represent the University of Michigan men's team this weekend at the NCAA National Championships at New Mexico State University.

At the Eastern Regional meet at the University of Illinois, Molina scored a 9.500 in the floor exercise and Dopp had 9.750 on the high bar to qualify for the national meet.

Men's tennis

Reed Cordish (Gilman) has cracked the starting singles lineup at Princeton and is on a 12-match winning streak. Cordish, a freshman, won his first eight matches of the spring season at the No. 5 singles spot and has won his last three at No. 4. He is 20-7 overall on the season for the Tigers (10-5).

Stephen Sullivan (McDonogh), who is playing at the No. 2 singles spot for Providence, is preparing for the Big East Tournament at the University of Miami Thursday through April 25 . He won the Big East title in the Flight E singles division last year as a sophomore at the No. 5 spot.

Sullivan, who was named Providence College Athlete of the Week in October, is 15-12 in singles.

Men's lacrosse

Todd Streelman (Kent), a tri-captain for Bucknell (4-5), ranks sixth in all-time career assists with 63. The senior attackman, who is majoring in marine biology, scored one goal and had four assists Wednesday in a 15-10 loss to Penn. He has 14 goals and 19 assists this season.

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