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Posted: Sunday, April 1, 2012 12:03 am | Updated: 10:52 am, Fri Nov 1, 2013.

Defense made the difference in Saturday's baseball doubleheader between Millersville and Kutztown. Kutztown committed two costly fielding errors in the outfield that led to Millersville runs, and Marauder third baseman Tyler McDonald made a game-saving defensive playto record the final out of the game that clinched a 3-2 win and a doubleheader sweep after Millersville (16-14)won the opener by a 4-2 score.

*Elizabethtown swept a doubleheader from Widener, winning the first game 8-6 behind Steve Motika's two runs and two RBIs. In the nightcap, Taras Letnaunchyn went the distance for the shuout for the Blue Jays (14-7).

*Franklin & Marshall split a double-header with Johns Hopkins Saturday, losing the opener 10-0 before winning the nightcap 7-1 behind a complete-game gem from Evan Lang and three RBIs from Kevin Shields.

Softball: Elizabethtown's Julie Sebastian was the winning pitcher in both ends of doubleheader Saturday against Widener. The Blue Jays took the first game 11-3 behind Sebastian's complete-game effort.

In the nightcap, Sebastian hit a home run, drove in four runs and got the win in relief as Elizabethtown overcame a 6-4 deficit to win 10-6.

*Millersville split a twinbill with Lock Haven Saturday, winning game one by a 5-1 score before dropping the second game, 6-4.

Alicia Hughes went the distance in the opener, and Ally Homa had two hits for Millersville (10-18).

*Franklin & Marshall dropped a doubleheader to McDaniel on Saturday afternoon in Centennial Conference softball action. The Diplomats (8-12, 1-5) fell in the first game 13-0 and lost the second 5-3 after falling short on a seventh-inning rally.

Men's Lacrosse: William Clary scored 46 seconds into overtime to deliver McDaniel a 6-5 victory over Franklin & Marshall Saturday afternoon.

James Wenk scored three goals to lead F&M (7-3, 2-1).

*Jordan Mayr scored with 1:18 left to cap a run of four unanswered second-half goals for Lebanon Valley, as the Dutchmen defeated Elizabethtown 5-4 on Saturday. Sean O'Neill scored twice to lead the Blue Jays (5-4, 0-1).

Women's Lacrosse: Lauren Ehrhardt scored six goals to lead No. 8 Franklin & Marshall (8-2, 4-0) to an 11-1 victory over McDaniel in Centennial Conference women's lacrosse action Saturday afternoon.

*The Millersville women's lacrosse fell at Edinboro by a 10-6 score Saturday. Ashley Henderson, Shannon and Donkin each scored a pair of goals for the Marauders (4-5, 1-3)

*Ten different Blue Jays found the back of the net, led by Becky Porter's hat trick, as Elizabethtown (6-3) defeated Eastern 15-7 on Saturday.

*A six-goal halftime deficit was too much to overcome as Lancaster Bible lost to Wells, 21-14 in North Eastern Athletic Conference action on Saturday in Aurora, N.Y. Whitney Heise had five goals to lead the Chargers (0-8, 0-4).

Men's Tennis: Franklin & Marshall's number-one singles player William MacArthur won his match 6-0, 6-0 and then teamed up with Ross Silverberg for an 8-1 doubles victory as F&M earned an 8-1 Centennial Conference men's tennis victory over McDaniel.

Women's Tennis: Franklin & Marshall held a 2-1 lead following doubles play, but Haverford rallied to take four singles points en route to a 5-4 triumph in Centennial Conference women's tennis action on Saturday.

*The Millersville women's tennis team defeated Shippensburg by an 8-1 score Saturday by sweeping doubles and winning five of six singles matches.

Golf: Mount St. Mary's sophomore Devin O'Grady (Manheim Township) shot a career-low 67 in the Towson Invitational Saturday to sit three shots out of the lead in a tie for fourth place heading into today's final round. The tournament includes 22, mostly Division I, teams.

*Amber Rohrer (Solanco) and Rachel Yurchak (Conestoga Valley) led the Millersville women's golfers in at the Kutztown Invitational Saturday. Rohrer shot 84 to finish nine shots back of the winner. Yurchak shot 90 to place 15th.

*Franklin & Marshall women's golf team is in 10th place after day one at the McDaniel Invitational. The Diplomats shot 445 at the par 72, 5,824 yard Bridges Club Golf Course. Lauren Caffee shot 104 to pace the Diplomats

Volleyball: Lancaster Bible lost its final two matches of the Vassar College Invitational on Saturday in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. The Chargers fell to SUNY New Paltz in their opening match and to Johnson & Wales in their second match. LBC (8-16) was led by A.J. Longacre who had 16 kills over the two matches.

Field Hockey: Maryland sophomore Jill Witmer (Penn Manor) and Penn State freshman Laura Gebhart (Donegal) have been selected to play on the U.S. National Under-21 Team as part of their exhibition series in London against England's Under-21 team this week.

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