Post clinches CACC North Division title
The Post University
baseball team won the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference North Division regular season title Sunday, sweeping Caldwell, 7-4 and 10-5.
The Eagles (22-25, 17-8 CACC) earned a bye in the CACC tournament and will host the winner of Goldey-Beacom and Jefferson on May 12 at 2 p.m. at Municipal Stadium.
The Eagles’ Robert Olah broke the the CACC’s single-season RBI record in the doubleheader sweep. He has 68 RBI this season. The previous mark was 65.
Whitmore makes baseball history
played left field and batted ninth for the Staten Island FerryHawks on Sunday, becoming the first woman to start a game in the Atlantic League and one of the first to do so in a league connected to Major League Baseball.
The 23-year-old Whitmore cracked manager Edgardo Alfonzo’s lineup for the FerryHawks’ game at the Gastonia Honey Hunters.
Whitmore, a righthanded hitter, struck out in her first at-bat. She was hit by a pitch in the second — she hustled toward first base after being struck in the arm by a breaking pitch — and flied out to right in her third time up.
Cardinals’ Hopkins suspended 6 games
three-time All-Pro receiver DeAndre Hopkins has been suspended without pay for six games for violating the NFL's policy on performance- enhancing substances.