Racquetball players make some noise at second MACRC
November 3, 2019 | Raleigh, N.C.
In the fall season finale, Liberty University's racquetball team racked up 10 top-four singles and doubles finishes at this past weekend's second Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Racquetball Conference (MACRC) Tournament hosted by North Carolina State University at its Carmichael Gym in Raleigh, N.C.
The tandem of senior Seth Jordan and graduate Daniel Siebler finished runner-up in Division 1 men's collegiate doubles and Siebler and Jordan placed third and fourth, respectively, in the Division 1 gold and red brackets, respectively.
In Division 2 men's collegiate doubles, sophomore left-hander Trevor Melton teamed up with senior Garrison Walker to take third place and Walker finished runner-up in the men's singles Division 2 gold bracket while Melton won the Division 3 blue bracket.
Flames freshman Stephen Fitzgerald came in fourth in the Division 4 blue bracket.
On the women's side, Lady Flames junior Ivana Quintanilla joined forces with senior Malia Kramolisch and placed fourth in the Division 1-2 combined bracket for women's collegiate doubles. Kramolisch also placed third in women's Division 2 singles play and Quintanilla took third in the Division 4 gold bracket.
Head Coach Danny Rodriguez paired with Josh Moose to win the men's doubles Open A combined division, made up of university alumni, faculty, and staff.
Liberty's players will keep practicing and playing over the next few months in preparation for their spring MACRC schedule, with two more tournaments to prepare the team for the USA Racquetball Intercollegiate National Championships set for March 25-28 in Baton Rouge, La.