The Carthage College men’s volleyball team remained unbeaten Wednesday, beating Dominican University 25-18, 25-22, 25-16 in a nonconference match at River Forest, Ill.
The Red Men (11-0), ranked third in the latest AVCA NCAA Division III poll, dominated the match against the sixth-ranked Stars (6-3), hitting .392 to Dominican’s .138.
Mason Moore had 11 kills (.500 hitting percentage) and Evan Walsh 10 (.450) for Carthage, and Matt Reinsel had 35 assists.
UW-PARKSIDE: Rangers coach Brittany Nikolic announced the signing of seven recruits for the 2018-19 school year.
The players who have signed national letters of intent for play soccer for the Rangers are: defenders Grace Javaras and Sam Nickell, midfielder Arianna Severo, center midfielder Suleimy Perez, foward Myah Strokosch, forward/midfielder Kendal Ziel and utility player Sarah Moore.
Nickel (Mukwonago) and Perez (Delavan-Darien) are recruits from Wisconsin schools, while Javaras (Palos Park) and Strokosch (Mundelein) are from Illinois. Ziel is from Munster, Ind., and Moore (San Bernardino) and Severo (Merced) are from California. Moore’s sister Kayleigh plays for the Rangers.
Track & field
CARTHAGE: Senior Mia Bennett was named the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin Field Athlete of the Week. Bennett won the weight throw at the UW-Platteville Invitational Saturday with a throw of 59 feet, ¾ inches. She ranks first in the CCIW and second nationally among NCAA Division III athletes.
UW-PARKSIDE: The Rangers' men's and women's cross country teams were named a 2017 NCAA Division II All-Academic Team by the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association, and sophomores Josiah Davis and Trevor Legg earned individual honors.
The men's team had a 3.25 grade-point average and the women's team had a 3.44. Individual runners must have a GPA of 3.25 and finish among the top 30 percent of eligible runners at regionals.