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Scoreboard Update: 4-28

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Kelsey Ackerman | Sports Co-Editor

Baseball:

The Beaver baseball team took the road Sunday for their final conference road series against Loras College. They won the first game of the series in a thrilling fashion 2-1; however, they dropped the second and third games of the series 3-4 and 1-2. The Beavers bounced back for the final game of the series to take a win 7-1.

With the split with Loras, the Beavers clenched their spot in the IIAC conference tournament. The Beavers will host their final conference series against Luther College this weekend with the first game starting Friday, May 1 at 3:30 p.m.

Softball:

On Sunday, Apr. 26, the Beavers took to #17 Central for their final double-header of regular season play. In game one, the Beavers fell 2-8; however, in game two, the Beavers tied up the game to force extra innings but then fell in the 9th-inning 6-7.

On Tuesday, Apr. 28, the Beavers played a make up non-conference game against Grinnell College. The Beavers took the first game in 5 innings with a score of 10-1 and the second game with a score of 10-2.

The Beavers will begin the IIAC conference tournament this Friday, May 1 in Decorah, IA. The Beavers go in a fifth seed and open against fourth-seen Coe College at 1:00 p.m.

Golf:

As the Conference Tournament started in Iowa City, rain struck the area. Many rounds were suspended. After 18 holes of play, Brady Haye of BVU is the clubhouse leader at 73. John Bral sits just two shots back in a tie for second. Hunter Bruhn and Luke Anderson both sit at 84, while Miller Hatcher ends the line-up for BVU at 87. As a team, the Beavers sit at third with 319 behind 11th-ranked Coe and defending champion Dubuque.

The Beaver golf team will head to Peosta, IA this weekend, May 1 and 2, to finish out the conference tournament. A decision is still being made whether 36 or 54 holes will be played.

Tennis:

The Beaver tennis team wrapped up its regular season with a win on Sunday, Apr. 26. The Beavers won 7-2 over Simpson College. The Beavers started with a win in two doubles pairs, one being Kyle Weeden and Chris Habermann. Weeden and Habermann then went on to both win their singles matches as well. The Beavers also picked up singles wins in the last three matches to secure the win.

The Beavers finish their regular season at 4-14 and 2-4 IIAC.

Track and Field:

Buena Vista senior Seth Woodson broke another record for BVU on Thursday, April 23 at the Drake Relays. Woodson broke his own previous record of 1:51.52 with a new time of 1:51.29. This left him at sixth overall. Maggie Marker also qualified for the Drake Relays and had a strong showing.

To read more about Seth’s new record, view this story.

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