Around the horn

Lessard breaks school record

Senior swimmer Devin Lessard is currently representing Susquehanna at the 2013 NCAA Division-III Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships this weekend.

On Thursday, she broke the 100 fly record in NCAA prelims with a time of 57.71 in Shenandoah, Texas. She shattered her previous record of 58.94 that she set at the Ithaca Invitational on February 16.

On Friday, Lessard will swim the 200 fly prelims starting at 10 a.m., with the finals at 6 p.m.

Women’s lax moves up the national polls

The Crusaders have jumped up four slots in the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacross Association (IWLCA) poll as the Susquehanna is now ranked No. 13 among all Division III programs.

Susquehanna is now 7-0 on the season. They moved up from No. 18 after defeating Alvernia 14-3 Saturday.

Goalie Emily Stankaitis was named Landmark Conference Women’s Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week for her role in last weeks wins.

Bucknell falls in March Madness opening round

No. 11 Bucknell lost 68-56 against No. 6 Butler in Thursday’s opening round of the NCAA March Madness tournament.

Bucknell was led by Joe Willman, who scored 20 points and Mike Muscala who added nine points and 10 rebounds.

Upcoming games

Men’s lacrosse –– Saturday, March 23, at home against Merchant Marine at 2 p.m.

Women’s lacrosse –– Saturday, March 23, away against McDaniel at 1 p.m.

Baseball –– Saturday, March 23, at home against PSU-Berks at 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.

Softball –– Saturday, March 23, away against Kean, 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.