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Patton receives all-region track honor

Moniteau graduate Jacob Patton was recently named as a U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All Mid-Atlantic Region performer for the Division III outdoor track and field go-round.

He was an all-region performer in both the 110-meter and 400-meter hurdles. His times in both events were the fourth-best in the Mid-Atlantic. His time of 52.98 seconds in the 400 hurdles is 15th in the nation and earned him a second consecutive qualification for the Division III championships.

Brown notches wins at The Meadows

Slippery Rock’s Brady Brown teamed with Battin A Thousand, a three-year-old colt, to win at Hollywood Casino at the The Meadows Thursday, then followed that $11,500 conditioned trot victory with another. The second victory came with Guido Di in a $10,000 conditioned trot.

Pitt bows out of ACC baseball playoffs

DURHAM, N.C. — Pierce Bennett, Danny Corona and Bennett Lee each had two RBIs, Rhett Lowder threw five straight hitless innings and top-ranked Wake Forest beat Pittsburgh 10-2 on Thursday in the ACC Tournament.

Wake Forest (46-9), the only team in the nation with fewer than 10 losses, plays No. 8 seed Notre Dame on Friday in the final game of pool play.

Lowder, the ACC pitcher of the year for the past two seasons, gave up three hits to the first seven batters, but the only runners to reach after that were two walks and a hit batter. He needed just eight pitches in fifth inning. Lowder finished with six strikeouts in seven innings to earn his 13th victory of the season.

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