Tuesday, December 10, 2013
Charles "Spike" Einsiedler of Falmouth was one of five athletes inducted Saturday into the Pomona-Pitzer Athletics Hall of Fame.
Einsiedler, a 2002 graduate, starred in baseball as a pitcher, center fielder and shortstop. He set school records for career wins (25) and winning percentage (.803), as well as for wins in one season (10). As a senior, he went 10-1 with a 2.05 ERA and led Pomona-Pitzer to its first Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference championship since 1955.
Einsiedler was chosen as a second-team All-American after his senior season and was a three-time all-SCIAC selection.
Matt Peabody, 22, of Portland and Erin Chalat, 51, of Cape Elizabeth were the top Maine finishers Sunday at the Chicago Marathon.
Peabody placed 93rd overall with a time of 2 hours, 33 minutes and 20 seconds. Chalat finished third in her age group with a time of 3:08:30.
Sue Wootton aced the 10th hole at Rockland Golf Club on Saturday for her first hole-in-one.
She used a 9-wood for the 137-yard shot, which was witnessed by Sandy Talbot, Kathy Sprowl and Donnie Witham.
Sherri (Sawyer) O'Donnell, a Westbrook native who now lives in Windham, will be inducted into the Thomas College Athletic Hall of Fame on Friday, for her contributions to the women's soccer program. O'Donnell played from 1988-92.
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