Sunday, February 03, 2008

Saturday's aCCtion

Women's Basketball
Dickinson remained a half-game in front of Muhlenberg in the chase for the top seed in the Conference tournament with a 75-40 win against Haverford. Brooke Muller led a balanced attack with 16 points - as many points as the Red Devils surrendered to the Fords in the second half. The Mules kept pace with a 69-51 win at McDaniel - their largest margin of victory in the series since 1997. Erin McSherry led the way with a career-high 14 points. Surprising Franklin & Marshall posted its 13th win of the season, after winning just six a year ago, with an 84-55 win vs. Swarthmore. Sarah Meisenberg and Cara Landolfi each scored 18 points for the victors. Washington kept its playoff hopes alive with a 66-58 home win against Gettysburg. The Shorewomen held the Bullets to just 19 percent shooting from the floor in the second half. Johns Hopkins made it four wins in a row with a 54-37 win against visiting Ursinus. Steph Kielb scored a career=high 14 points for the Blue Jays.

Men's Basketball
The top two teams in the Conference each registered victories on Saturday to separate from the rest of the Conference pack. Ursinus won in Baltimore for just the third time since 1994 with an 82-66 win at Johns Hopkins, behind 27 points from Nick Shattuck. Gettysburg shot a season-best 59.5 percent from the field on its way to a 78-60 win at Washington. Corey Dorsey led the Bullets with 16 points while Joe Spierenburg became the third Centennial player to block 200 shots in a career. Muhlenberg nearly squandered a 23-point lead but held off hard-charging McDaniel, 61-57. Peter Barnes reached double figures for the third straight game with a career-high 11 points. The Terror was just 16-of-33 from the charity stripe. Freshmen Mike Baker (18) and James McNally (17) combined for 35 points as Franklin & Marshall defeated Swarthmore, 66-62. Dickinson evened its CC record at 6-6 with an 80-71 overtime win against Haverford, as Tom Leszczynski and Pat Kearns each had 14 points for the Devils.

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