Garnet Sports Update Jan. 17, 2017

Garnet Sports Network highlights

Men's Swimming returned to the pool with a resounding 179-83 over Widener on Sunday. Sophomore Jeffrey Tse (left) won two individual events, the 100-yard backstroke and the 100-yard individual medley, and helped the 200-yard medley relay team to first as well. Tse's time of 52.82 in the 100 IM was a new school record. Liam Fitzstevens and Michael Lutzker also had a pair of individual wins.

Women's Swimming was also dominant in its first competition since 2016. The Garnet rolled past Widener 170-92. Freshman Selina Ye (right) helped the Garnet finish first in the 200-yard medley relay and then won a pair of individual events, the 100 backstroke and the 100 IM. Fellow first-year Clare Cushing had a pair of wins in the 200 and 500 freestyle.

Indoor Track & Field participated at the Coach I Open at Franklin & Marshall College on Saturday. Thrower Maggie O'Neil (right) earned Centennial Conference Field Athlete of the Week for her efforts. She won the shot put event with a throw of 12.79 meters, 11th best in Division III this year.

Three sophomores earned runner-up honors in their events at the Coach I Open. Jared Hunt finished second in the shot put, Benjamin Warren came in second in the 400-meter run and Benjamin Hejna (right) took second in the triple jump.

Women's Basketball posted a valiant comeback effort against McDaniel College last Tuesday. The Garnet erased a 12-point McDaniel lead, tying the game with seven minutes to go on a jump shot by Hayley Raymond (left). The Garnet hung with and trailed by just three points with 42 seconds to go, but fell 55-51. Raymond scored a team-high 13 points.

Men's Basketball pulled off an exciting 65-60 overtime win at home last Tuesday against the McDaniel College Green Terror. Robbie Walsh had a monster overtime period statistically and finished with 16 points and nine rebounds.

However, the Garnet then hit a rough patch, losing to Johns Hopkins University on Thursday and Franklin & Marshall on Saturday.

Chris Bourne (left) averaged 11.3 points per game last week and is moving closer to the 1,000-point milestone for his career. Bourne needs 42 more points to reach the mark.

Home Events This Week

  • Wednesday, Jan. 18 @ 6 PM >> Women's Basketball vs. Haverford
  • Wednesday, Jan. 18 @ 8 PM >> Men's Basketball vs. Haverford
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