LANCERS EARN FIRST NATIONAL RANKING IN FOUR YEARS
The men’s basketball team from Grace College, Winona Lake, Indiana, was ranked No. 25 in the latest NAIA Division II poll. The Lancers have not been nationally ranked since the last poll of the 2002-03 season when Grace finished 24-11 and made the NCCAA National Championship game.
Grace is 17-5 this season and 5-4 in the Mid- Central Conference. As of January 25 the Lancers have won 10 of their last 11 games including five of the last six MCC contests.
Huntington (Ind.) University is ranked fourth with a 20-3 record and 460 points in the poll. Indiana Wesleyan University is ninth with a mark of 20-2 and 365 points while the University of St. Francis is 21st at 15-8 and 172 points. Grace rounds out the MCC teams in the poll with 88 points.
GRACE ATHLETICS INTRODUCES eSCORES
The Grace College Athletic Department has teamed with Stretch Internet to deliver eScores to the Grace College community.
eScores is a free instant messaging service which allows fans to receive scores, news, and updates from Grace Athletics. Messages can be sent either to an email account or a cellular phone (text message charges may apply).
It is a service provided by Stretch Internet who also supplies Grace College with live broadcasts over the internet. Currently, Grace offers services for baseball, men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s soccer, softball and volleyball.
A subscriber can choose to receive scores, news, special messages, schedule updates, and alerts for any of the chosen sports. Proceeds go to the Grace College athletic Web site (www.grace.edu/athletics). You’ll find the eScores icon located near the bottom of the page.
Click on the link and complete the registration form. After completing the registration form, a confirmation code will be sent to your e-mail address. Finally, enter that code to activate your subscription.