The semester in review: Sports

Posted by Katie Peverada

Riding advances to IHSA nationals: With a second place finish at the Zone II championships, the Skidmore College riding team earned a return trip to the nationals, which will take place May 2-5 in Pennsylvania. Skidmore, who has won six IHSA national titles, finished first in seven consecutive shows to start the year.

Men's soccer team hires new coach: In January, after 13 years on the job, Ron McEachen announced he was retiring as the head coach of men's soccer. In March, the school named Jeremiah Kneeland as the new coach. Kneeland comes from Elmira College, where he was not only the head coach for six seasons, but also a 2005 graduate and three-year starter.

Women's tennis continues to be ranked among the best: Currently, the women's tennis team is ranked 19th in the NCAA Division III poll, up one spot from their previous spot at No. 20. The team held the No. 16 spot before dropping a match to No. 3 Williams. The team will travel to RIT May 3-5 to play in the Liberty League Championships before the NCAA Championships May 10 and 11.

Frederick selected for Allstate Women's Basketball Coaches Association Good Works Team: Logan Frederick '13, captain of this year's women's basketball team, was one of 10 women honored for her outstanding volunteerism and civic involvement within the Saratoga Springs community. She is a volunteer firefighter/EMT, a tutor, and President of the Newman Club, just to name a few activities. Frederick was honored at the Division I Women's Final Four in New Orleans, April 7-9.

Skidmore senior to start a placement service business in Beijing

Liberty League honors three