Travis Weber wraps up baseball career on high note: Thanks in part to senior catcher Travis Weber (Loyola Class of 2014), Lawrence University made its first postseason appearance in 28 years by winning all four games against Beloit in the final series of the regular season. The Vikings ended the year with two losses Friday at the Midwest Conference’s tournament. They finished the season 15-21, which was 10 more wins than they had last year.
A captain who played in all 36 games, Weber hit .354 with an on-base percentage of .404. He had three home runs, 13 doubles and 29 RBIs. In 140 career games with the Vikings, Weber batted .301 and had an OBP of .367.
Kathleen Hulseman stars at East Coast lacrosse college: Not only did junior Kathleen Hulseman help Fairfield win the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference’s tournament title, she was named Most Outstanding Player after totaling 13 points in the three games. Hulseman (Class of 2015) scored one goal and had three assists in the Stags’ 14-10 win over Canisius in the conference final. She finished with seven goals and six assists.
The Stags (13-7) advanced to the NCAA tournament, where they lost in the first round May 11.
Hulseman started all 20 games this season after making two starts as a sophomore. She finished second on the team with 54 points (32 goals, 22 assists). She also totaled 30 groundballs and had 13 caused turnovers.
Kathryn House continues to impress in rookie track season at Michigan: Running the 5,000 meters for the first time, redshirt freshman Kathryn House (Class of 2016) nearly scored at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships May 11-13 at Indiana University by finishing ninth in 17 minutes, 1.43 seconds.
In the 1,500, her signature event, House broke her personal-best time on three occasions this season. She ran a 4:29.55 at the National Relay Championships April 27-28.
The Wolverines compete May 24-26 at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds in Tampa, Florida, with the goal of qualifying for the NCAA Championships June 6-9 at Oregon’s historic Hayward Field in Eugene.