Viking Sports Weekly (May 9) Athletics

See what’s happening at Cleveland State Athletics …

Softball
-The Vikings (22-22, 18-8) open the Horizon League Tournament as the 2nd seed this week and will start playing on Thursday, May 12, with the championship game scheduled for Saturday, May 14.
-This year’s #HLSB tournament will be hosted by Youngstown State, and the action will run from Wednesday, May 11 to Saturday, May 14.
– Last time out, Cleveland State had a 2-1 win over Detroit Mercy in the final series of the regular season, finishing the regular season with an 18-8 #HLSB record, marking the most league wins since 2010.

Light and off-road
– Cleveland State closed its 2022 outdoor campaign last weekend, marking a strong finish to the Horizon League Outdoor Championships.
-The Vikings recorded three times the top five in the CSU Record Book, including a CSU record from Dynesty Ervin in the 400-meter race final.
-Five Vikings also recorded personal best times over the weekend; Kiannah Sarver, Margaret Smith, Sara Timberlake, Dynesty Ervin and Emily Nemeth.

Nominated Viking of the Week
Dynesty Ervin, athletic race
Set a CSU record in the 400-meter dash with a time of 58.41 after qualifying for the #HLTF Outdoor Championship finals. He is also part of the 4×400-meter relay in the state of Cleveland, which announced a time of 4: 03.66 and ranked among the top five times in the history of the program.

Courtney Fernette, softball
He helped the Vikings score 2-1 over the last weekend of the regular season, leading CSU to 2nd place in the upcoming tournament. Hit a home run in all three games against Detroit Mercy along with six RBIs and three rounds scored. He tied for ninth place in the #HLSB rankings with six home runs of the season.

Schedule for this week
Thursday, May 12th
Softball at the #HLSB Championship – 14:30

Friday, May 13th
Softball at the #HLSB Championship – TBA

Saturday, May 14th
Softball at the #HLSB Championship – TBA

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