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Sports Briefs: Dec. 4

Albright, Jones receive MAC honors

Senior defensive lineman Bryson Albright and redshirt junior defensive lineman JT Jones were named to the Mid-American All-Conference team Wednesday. Albright earned second-team honors, while Jones earned third-team recognition.

Albright finished the year with 51 tackles, 7.0 sacks and 12.5 tackles for loss. He added three fumble recoveries and an interception on the year. His sack and tackles for loss totals ranked third in the MAC in 2015.

Jones finishing the year second in the MAC with 10.0 sacks and 14.5 tackles for loss. He added 52 tackles, a forced fumble and a team-high 12 quarterback hurries in 2015. His top performance of the season was in a 28-13 win over Eastern Michigan in which he set a school record with four sacks.

Women's hockey takes on Lindenwood

After winning four of its last five games, the Miami University women's hockey team hosts Lindenwood University-Belleville in a two-game series this weekend.

The American Collegiate Hockey Association ranks Miami (7-2-1) as the No. 7 team in the country and Lindenwood (9-2-2)as the No. 2 team.

Junior right wing Rachael Booth leads MU with 11 points (seven goals, four assists). Junior goaltender Emalee Wills ranks second in the ACHA with a .99 goals against average and owns a third-best .944 save percentage.

Swimming hosts 22nd annual Invitational

In the 22nd annual Miami Invitational, the Miami University men's swimming and diving team hosts Denison, Emory and Urbana Dec. 3-5. The women's team hosts host Denison, Emory, Urbana, Ball State University and University of Toledo.

After one day of competition, the men's side stands in fourth place with with 350.5 points. Denison leads with 778.5 points.

The women's side leads the competition with 659 points. Emory's 479.5 points place it second.

Entering the weekend, the men's team stands at 1-2 on the season in dual-meet competition, while he women's team is 3-3 in dual meets.

The three-day invitational began Thursday and will continue through Saturday.

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