Cortland State senior Sarah Nadrowski (Kenmore East) finished first in the vault with a 9.70 score Saturday for her second individual national title in as many days in the National Collegiate Gymnastics Association Championships hosted by the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. The NCGA is composed of 15 NCAA Division III colleges.
Nadrowski also won the national all-around title the day before. She also earned first team All-America honors with her tie for sixth place in floor exercise (9.60) and second team All-America with her 11th place on balance beam (8.795). She also was named an NCGA Academic All-American, as was teammate Amanda Recor (Lancaster).
Nadrowski completed her collegiate career as a 12-time All-American with three first-team honors on floor exercise (2011-13), three first-team awards in the all-around (2011-13), three All-America honors on vault (first team in 2010 and 2013, second team in 2011), two second-team awards on balance beam (2011, 2013) and a second-team award on uneven bars (2012).
BASEBALL: Canisius (15-7, 1-2 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) rebounded from a doubleheader sweep on Saturday with a 6-3 victory over Saint Peter’s at the Demske Sports Complex on Sunday. Mike Krische had two hits and three RBIs for the Griffs. Chris Gruarin and Jimmy Luppens had a pair of hits and a run scored.
Niagara (4-19, 0-3 MAAC) lost the final game of its conference series against Marist in Poughkeepsie, 5-2. Ryan McCauley homered for one of the Niagara runs.
Mike Burke of the University at Buffalo (12-10, 2-1 MAC) pitched a nine-inning three-hitter as the Bulls took the finale of a three-game series against Central Michigan, 7-0, on the artificial turf field at Monroe Community College in Rochester. Burke struck out 10 and walked only one. Ryan Tulloch drove in three runs for the Bulls with a pair of hits, including a triple. CMU won the first game, 4-3, despite a home run by UB’s Jason Kanzler (3 for 4, 2 RBIs).
Erie Community College (9-8) used the big inning for a doubleheader sweep, 6-3 and 10-1, of Anne Arundel CC in Arnold, Md. The Kats had a six-run first inning in the opener with a three-run double by Nick Galenti (St. Mary’s) and a two-run double by Ricky Mendiola (Williamsville South) and Ian Walsh pitched six scoreless innings. Cody Alessi didn’t allow a run in the nightcap until the seventh.
WOMEN’S LACROSSE: Niagara (4-6) completed its non-conference schedule with a 14-4 win over Delaware State at Niagara Field. Fran Pollastro led the Purple Eagles with three goals.