MU wrestlers take 3rd
On the strength of six decisions, Millersville scored its third dual win of the season, defeating Lycoming, 18-15.
Millersville (3-9) won five of the first six matches contested, and heavyweight Brad Ladd closed out the evening with his team-leading 16th win.
Millersville hosts local rival Franklin & Marshall on Feb. 15 for the regular-season-ending Battle for the Rupp Cup, which is named in honor of the late Dr. Ted Rupp. Rupp was a graduate of F&M, started the wrestling program at Millersville and coached it to its two PSAC Championships. Match time is 7 p.m.
Men's Swimming: Franklin & Marshall earned five individual wins against Gettysburg on Saturday afternoon, but eventually fell 168-92 in Centennial Conference action.
The Diplomats dropped to 3-5, 2-4 CC, while the Bullets improved to 8-1, 6-0, in their third straight undefeated conference campaign.
Gettysburg's Stu Cubbison (Lancaster Catholic) won the 50 freestyle in 22.07 and teamed with Mike Harmon, Will Nelligan and Tyler Gould to win the 200 medley relay in 1:38.41.
The Diplomats return to the pool Friday, Feb. 22, when F&M hosts Day 1 of the conference championships. The meet is scheduled for 7 p.m.
Women's Swimming: Franklin & Marshall battled Gettysburg in a 149-113 defeat Saturday afternoon in Centennial Conference action. The Diplomats dropped to 5-5, 3-4 CC, while the Bullets improved to 8-1, 6-0 CC.
The Diplomats return to the pool Friday, Feb. 22, when F&M hosts the conference championships. Finals are scheduled for 7 p.m.
Baseball: For the second day in a row, Millersville jumped out to an early lead on Winston-Salem State.
And for the second day in a row, that lead fell apart, as three costly errors and six walks contributed to a 15-7 loss Saturday at BB&T Ballpark.
It was the most runs allowed by Millersville (0-2) since 2010.
Mark Stuckey (Warwick) went 2-for-4 with two RBIs and a steal. Evan King (Lampeter-Strasburg) had a hit, two runs and a steal. Jeff Heisey (Donegal), who had three hits in the opener, continued his hot start with two doubles.
The Marauders and Winston-Salem State (2-3) close the three game series today. First pitch is scheduled for noon.
Men's basketball: Hempfield grad Zach Sheetz scored eight points, all in the first half, as Bloomsburg defeated Cheyney, 80-64.
Sheetz, who has made 17 consecutive free throws dating back to Jan. 30, hit a pair of 3-pointers to give the Huskies a 6-4 lead at the 18:01 mark of the first half, and the Huskies held the lead for the remainder of the game.
The 16-point win was the largest of the season for the Huskies, (7-14, 5-12 PSAC) as they avenged a loss to Cheyney (9-12, 7-10) from earlier this season.
Indoor Track and Field: Sheena Crawley bested her own school record while winning the mile at the Bucknell Winter Classic. Crawley backed her winning mile of 4:52.18 with a sixth in the 500 (1:21.58).
Rebecca Swisher also reset her school record in the pole vault with an effort of 11-3¾, tying for first.
On the men's side, the Diplomats' Taaj Amin placed third in the 60-meter dash (7.11), the fastest time among Division III runners.
·Elizabethtown's Kevin Brady finished first in the pole vault Saturday at the Susquehanna University Invitational. His 14-9 effort tied the best mark in the MAC this winter and earned Brady second place on the Blue Jay's all-time list.
Lucas Dayhoff placed third in the weight throw (49-9¼), and Cameron Aregood placed third in the high jump (6-0).
Also competing at Susquehanna, the E-town women were paced by Jenna Niedermayer, who won the long jump with a season-best 17-9½, won the triple jump (37-3) and set a school record for the 60-meter dash, running 8.25 in the trials.
Volleyball: Jesse Reist (McCaskey) led Eastern Mennonite with with 11 kills as the Royals downed Fontbonne, 3-0, in the CVC Crossover Tournament in Greenville, Pa. EMU then defeated Cazenovia in three games to run its consecutive win streak to four matches and improve its record to 7-2.n