Sports Shorts February 15, 2013

By NEMS Daily Journal

• Blue Mountain College split a baseball doubleheader at Williams Baptist on Friday. The Toppers (7-6) won the first game 7-2 before dropping the nightcap 8-6.

• The No. 11-ranked Ole Miss rifle team will be in Lexington, Ky., today for the NCAA Qualifier, which counts for half of the season scoring average. The nation’s top eight teams will advance to the March 8-10 national championship. “This is the weekend that we work all season for,” head coach Valerie Boothe said.

• The Ole Miss hockey team opened the ACHA Division 3 tournament in Irmo, S.C, with Friday’s 5-4 win over Loyola, Md.