Friday, February 01, 2008

Five-Star Matchups

Muhlenberg at McDaniel (Men's Basketball)
The Mules (6-5 CC, 8-10 overall) travel to Westminster to take on the Green Terror (7-4, 12-6) who have played back-to-back overtime games. Muhlenberg rolled to an 86-54 decision in Allentown back on Jan. 9 and looks for its first season sweep against McDaniel since 2005. The Mules have had a great deal of success at the Gill Center, winning six of the last nine games.

Muhlenberg at McDaniel (Women's Basketball)
The opener of the twinbill pits the second-place Mules (9-3, 14-5) against the sixth-place Green Terror (8-4, 9-9), who are just one game behind 'Berg in the standings. Muhlenberg won the first meeting between the teams on Jan. 9 by a 67-60 count.

Dickinson at Franklin & Marshall (Men's Swimming)
The Red Devils (3-0, 5-1) and the Diplomats (3-0, 4-4) meet in Lancaster and only one team will walk out with an unbeaten Conference record. Keep an eye on F&M's Peter Fishler, who has the Centennial's top times in the 100 (48.36) and 200 (1:46.51) freestyles.

Gettysburg at Swarthmore (Women's Swimming)
First place in the dual-meet season is on the line at Ware Pool as the Bullets (4-0, 7-0) and Garnet (4-0, 6-2) pit unbeaten Conference records against one another. Two of the Centennial's top swimmers - Gettysburg's Keira Heath and Swarthmore's Anne Miller - could go head-to-head in the distance freestyles. Heath has the CC's best times in the 500 (5:08.94), 1000 (10:33.90) and 1650 (17:33.86) free, while Miller has the second-best clocking in the 1000 and 1650.

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