Athletics News

  • Volleyball Winless in Day Two of the #Strong Tournament
    September 14, 2019
    GALESBURG, Ill. -- Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) women's volleyball (3-7) found themselves winless in Day Two at the #Strong Tournament. SMWC was swept twice in back-to-back matches against MacMurray College (0-3) and Concordia-Chicago (0-3). The Pomeroys finished 1-3 in the tournament.
  • Women's Soccer Falls to Defiance 2-1 Off 2nd Half Goals
    September 14, 2019
    SAINT MARY OF THE WOODS, Ind. – The Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College women's soccer team (2-3) was defiant against Defiance College (3-2-1) but came up short in the closing minutes of the match. After an own goal by Defiance (awarded to Alexis Pflum), the Pomeroys surrendered two second-half goals to lose 2-1.
  • Volleyball Splits on Day One of the #Strong Tournament
    September 13, 2019
    GALESBURG, Ill. -- The Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) women's volleyball team (3-5) battled Monmouth College and Knox College in Day One of the #Strong Tournament last night. They split matches on the night losing to Monmouth and bouncing back to beat Knox College.
  • Women's Soccer Defeats MacMurray 3-0, Led by Pflum, Joy
    September 12, 2019
    SAINT MARY OF THE WOODS, Ind. – The Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College women's soccer team (2-2) moved to .500 on the season with a solid performance over MacMurray (1-2) and showing up the men’s team who won 2-0 just before them by winning 3-0...
  • Men's Soccer Wins 5th Straight, Defeats MacMurray 2-0
    September 12, 2019
    SAINT MARY OF THE WOODS, Ind. – On a day with scorching temperatures, The Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College men's soccer team (5-0) stayed cool and continued their undefeated season against MacMurray College (1-2), winning 2-0...
  • SMWC Edged by the RHIT Engineers
    September 11, 2019
    SAINT MARY OF THE WOODS, Ind. -- Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) women's volleyball and Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology battled through a tightly contested matchup this evening. The Pomeroys were topped 25-23, 25-18, 25-23 in the crosstown rivalry on Wednesday night. The Woods falls to 2-4 on the season while the Engineers improve to 3-5 on the year.
  • Men's Soccer Remains Undefeated with 9-0 Obliteration of GLCC
    September 10, 2019
    LANSING, Mich. – The Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) men's soccer team put their undefeated season on the line as they traveled to Lansing, Michigan to play Great Lakes Christian College and came away unscathed with a 9-0 victory...
  • Cotter and Woodburn Earn USCAA Volleyball Division I Setter/Player of the Week
    September 10, 2019
    NORFOLK, Va. -- Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College volleyball player's Katelyn Cotter and Alexis Woodburn have been named USCAA Divison I Setter/Player of the Week.
  • Zoe Trausch Named USCAA Women's Cross Country Runner of the Week
    September 10, 2019
    NORFOLK, Va. -- Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College women's cross country runner Zoe Trausch has been named USCAA Women's Cross Country Runner of the Week.
  • Omar Abdallah Nabilsi Named USCAA Men's Division I Soccer Player of the Week
    September 10, 2019
    NORFOLK, Va. -- Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College men's soccer player Omar Abdallah Nabilsi has been dubbed USCAA Men's Division I Soccer Player of the Week. 
  • SMWC To Honor 2019 USCAA Softball National Champions Before the First Serve on Wednesday vs. RHIT
    September 10, 2019
    SAINT MARY OF THE WOODS, Ind. -- Join us as the Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College athletic department will honor the 2019 USCAA Softball National Championship team before the first serve of Wednesday's match against Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.
  • TWIPS | 9/9/19 - 9/15/19
    September 08, 2019
    SAINT MARY OF THE WOODS, Ind. -- In the third edition of This Week In Pomeroy Sports | TWIPS, we want to congratulate women's cross country runner Zoe Trausch for being named Pomeroy Student-Athlete of the Month presented by Refreshment Services Pepsi in the month of August. Trausch earned her first collegiate win at the Principia Home Opener hosted by Principia College. Her 4K time of 16:03.23 helped lead the women's team to a dominating first-place win. 
  • Women's Golf Finishes 5th at Kentucky Christian Invitational, Bazzani Posts Career Bests
    September 08, 2019
    OLIVE HILL, Ken. - The SMWC women's golf team wrapped up the second day of the Kentucky Christian University Invitational today, finishing 5th among all teams with the University of Pikeville winning the tournament with a two day total of 655. Ali Bazzani (88-81 | 169) posted her best one-day total (81) of her collegiate career and her best two-day total...
  • Men's Golf Places 2nd at Vincennes Invitational Behind Kuppler, Higbie
    September 08, 2019
    MONTGOMERY, Ind. - The Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College men's golf team wrapped up the Vincennes University Invitational with a 2nd place finish (600), 12 shots behind Rend Lake (588). The Pomeroys fought hard but we're unable to hold their slim lead going into the day despite stellar play from Colton Kuppler (146) and Nathan Higbie (151)...
  • Women’s Soccer Match Against Jefferson College Cancelled Due to Inclement Weather
    September 08, 2019
    SAINT MARY OF THE WOODS, Ind. - Head coach Craig Hendry announced today that the women’s soccer contest at Jefferson College has been cancelled.
  • Woods Volleyball Drops Two in Tri-Match
    September 07, 2019
    OWENSBORO, Ky. - After a short night's rest, the women's volleyball team was back on the court today for a tri-match against two NAIA institutions. The Woods battled Brescia University and Midway University today at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Despite a tough fight, the Pomeroys were beaten in both matches. The Bearcats swept SMWC 3-0 and the Eagles won 3-1.
  • Men's Golf Holds 3-Stroke Lead after Day 1 at Vincennes Invitational
    September 07, 2019
    MONTGOMERY, Ind. - The Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College men's golf team finished day 1 of the Vincennes University Invitational in 1st place (298), 3 shots ahead of Rend Lake (301). While the Pomeroys hold the lead, Rend Lake is right on their tail while the other three schools are within 2 strokes of one another...
  • Men's Soccer Moves to 3-0 on the Season With 2-1 Win Over CCU
    September 07, 2019
    SAINT MARY OF THE WOODS, Ind. – The Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College men’s soccer team hosted the Cincinnati Christian University Eagles today and came away with their 3rd win in a row. The Pomeroys (3-0) played physical all day and were able to hold the Eagles (2-2) to limited scoring opportunities with their stifling play...
  • Volleyball Defeats Oakland City University 3-1
    September 06, 2019
    OAKLAND CITY, Ind. - Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) women's volleyball earned its second victory of the season against NCAA Divison II Oakland City University. The Woods defeated the Mighty Oaks 3-to-1 (25-18, 25-19, 15-25, 25-14) behind an impressive offensive performance from transfer Mandi Alspach. The Pomeroys will have a short nights rest as they are back in action tomorrow against Midway University and Brescia University in a Tri-Match.
  • Men's and Women's XC Compete At High-Levels Against NCAA Division-I Talent
    September 06, 2019
    CHARLESTON, Ill. -  Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) men's and women's cross country took traveled to compete in the Walt Crawford Open hosted by Eastern Illinois University. On the beautiful Panther Trails, the Woods competed against NCAA Division-I programs Eastern Illinois University and SIU Edwardsville, along with Vincennes University, Kaskaskia College and Danville Area Community College.
  • Men's XC & Track Adds Luke Everhart to 2019 Squad
    September 05, 2019
    SAINT MARY OF THE WOODS, Ind.  - Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College Head men’s cross country coach Zach Whitkanack announced the signing of Luke Everhart to the 2019-20 men’s cross country and track team. Everhart signed his National Letter-of-Intent to run for the Pomeroys today...
  • Zoe Trausch Named Student-Athlete of the Month Presented by Refreshment Services Pepsi
    September 04, 2019
    SAINT MARY OF THE WOODS, Ind. - Women’s cross country’s Zoe Trausch has been named Student-Athlete of the Month for August 2019 presented by Refreshment Services Pepsi.
  • Pomeroys Surrender to the Grenadiers Offensive Onslaught
    September 03, 2019
    SAINT MARY OF THE WOODS, Ind. – Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) women's volleyball hosted Indiana University-Southeast tonight in its home opener. With the Grenadiers picked to finish third in the River States Conference (RSC), the Pomeroys knew they had a tough match in front of them. After a back and forth battle in set one, SMWC could not find their niche and lost all three sets (17-25, 11-25, 14-25).
  • Women's Soccer Records First Win of the Season in 7-0 Defeat of Eureka
    September 02, 2019
    EUREKA, Ill. – The Pomeroy Women’s Soccer Team recorded their first win of the season in spectacular fashion, defeating Eureka College 7-0 and moving to 1-2 on the season. The squad scored early and often as they were led by Sophomores Alexis Pflum and Carra Matherly...
  • TWIPS | 9/1/19 - 9/8/19
    September 02, 2019
    SAINT MARY OF THE WOODS, Ind. -- In the second edition of This Week In Pomeroy Sports | TWIPS, we want to take a one moment and say Happy Labor Day! Due to the long weekend, we included today's contest (9.2.19) into the mix! Let's take a look at the scores/highlights of the week and all upcoming contests for SMWC athletics. From the men's and women's cross country programs taking first place in their season openers, to the women's volleyball season sweeping Blackburn College, we have it all below!
  • Men's Soccer Defeats Eureka 6-0 in Labor Day Win
    September 02, 2019
    EUREKA, Ill. – The Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College Men’s Soccer Team continued their impressive start to the 2019 season with a 6-0 win over Eureka College. The men move to 2-0 on the season as they enjoy a dominant start to the season...
  • Women's Golf Places 8th at Mount St. Joseph Invitational
    September 01, 2019
    HARRISON, Ohio - The SMWC women's golf team completed their first invitational of the season at the Stateline Shootout hosted by Mount St. Joseph's College. The women's squad finished 8th overall with Ali Bazzani topping the squad at T-14 (+32)...
  • Men's Golf Finishes 4th at Edgewood, Kuppler & Higbie Top 10
    September 01, 2019
    JANESVILLE, Wis. - The Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College men's golf team continued their first invitational of the season at the Culver's Edgewood College Fall Invitational. The Woods finished the event in 4th place (302/305) with Colton Kuppler finishing T-6th overall (+5) and Nathan Higbie finishing T-9th (+6)...
  • Men's & Women's XC Notch First Place Finish at Principia Home Opener; Zoe Trausch = First Collegiate Win
    August 31, 2019
    ELSAH, Ill. -  Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) men's and women's cross country programs started their seasons off in fashion today at the Principia Home Opener hosted by Principia College. The North Farm XC Facility served as the venue for today’s 6K/4K races. 
  • Men's Golf Tied for Second Place After Day 1 of the Culver's Edgewood Fall Invite
    August 30, 2019
    JANESVILLE, Wisc. - The Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College men's golf team started the 2019 season off at the Culver's Edgewood College Fall Invitational. The Woods played on the Glen Erin Golf Course; a notoriously difficult playing surface. Despite the odds, SMWC is tied for second as a team with a 302 (+18). Battling as the Top 5 for the Pomeroys were Colton Kuppler, Nathan Higbie, Benjamin Myers, Justin Wilson, and Jaret Morlan.
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