Daily Sports Digest: Iona’s McCann Breaks Gaels Home Run Record

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The Top Spot:

’s Elleen McCann hit her 21st career home run in the fifth inning of a double header against Temple. That round-tripper broke the record that was previously held by Liz Hammell. Iona went on to win both games.

McCann, a junior outfielder, currently leads the team with a .364 batting average, and three home runs. She is also among the leaders in runs (10) and RBI (9) on the season.

The Iona College Softball Team will Travel to St. John’s Saturday for a non-conference double-header set to begin at noon.

Basketball Wins Double-Dip

The Lady Mustangs scored the upset of the tournament so fair as they beat up on the top seeded Johnson County Cavaliers 64-50. Now the Mustangs will take on Louisburg (NC) at 9 p.m. EST in the National Semifinals.

The Men’s team faces a tough task as they defeated Spartanburg Methodist (SC) 67-61 for the right to play for “Cinco Saturday”. The Mustangs will play for fifth place in the nation Saturday at 3 p.m. EST.

CYP Tournament Continues

The CYP Basketball Tournament continues tonight as the PC Savages take on the BC Eagles at 7:15 and the Metro Hawks face off against Playmaker Academy at 8:30 p.m.

All games are played at Our Lady of Mercy School on Washington Street in Port Chester and admission is $5 for adults and $3 for children.

White Plains Welcomes “March Madness” Card Show

JP’s Sports/Rock Solid Promotions Inc are putting on a card show in White Plains over the next three days at the Westchester County Center. Today the doors are open from 2-8 p.m., tomorrow from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Sunday the hours are from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $7 per day and on Saturday there is a complimentary Roy White autograph and a complimentary Bobby Shantz signature.

Other guests expected to appear on Saturday are baseball hall of famers Andre Dawson, Roberto Alomar, and Wade Boggs.

On Sunday the New York Football Giants take over as Super Bowl Champions Jake Ballard, Linval Joseph, Chris Snee, Mario Manningham, Hakeem Nicks and Michael Boley are all expected to be in attendance as well as Hall of Famer Harry Carson.

The next card show at the County Center will be the weekend of May 11.

Weekly Sports Poll:

This week, the Daily Sports Digest Weekly Poll looks at the New York Knicks and the . Tell us if you would like to see John Calipari, Phil Jackson, Jerry Sloan, Mike Woodson or someone else on the bench next year and feel free to add your comments to an already lively debate. to vote in our poll.

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