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Monday, March 15, 2004
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A weekly look at what’s going on in the Centennial Conference:

Women’s Basketball

McDaniel advanced to the “Sweet 16” of the NCAA Tournament and led Marymount with fewer than two minutes to play, but Marymount scored the last seven points of the game for a 68-64 win.

Men’s Basketball

Franklin & Marshall’s season ended one win short of the “Final Four.” The Diplomats defeated Hampden-Sydney and Gwynedd-Mercy in the NCAAs before losing at home to Amherst in the regional final, 82-70.


Ursinus returned home from Florida with a 10-0 record, allowing only four runs in the 10 games ... Although it won only one of its first eight games, Swarthmore played Cortland State close before losing, 4-3.


Johns Hopkins (6-0) and Haverford (9-1) both got off to excellent starts ... With a 5-4 record, Washington already has more wins than it had all last year ... Ursinus started out 4-4-2.

Women’s Lacrosse

Gettysburg’s 3-0 start included wins against No. 8 St. Mary’s (10-9) and No. 9 Mary Washington (12-7) ... Franklin & Marshall, ranked 16th, is 1-2 following losses to No. 4 Salisbury (13-7) and No. 13 Washington & Lee (10-9) ... Washington started out 3-0 before losing to St. John Fisher.

Men’s Lacrosse

Third-ranked Washington is 5-0 with wins against No. 9 Ohio Wesleyan (10-6), No. 8 Hampden-Sydney (12-8), No. 14 Springfield (12-8) and No. 19 Washington & Lee (11-6) ... Fourth-ranked Gettysburg (2-0) and 13th-ranked Franklin & Marshall (2-1) also posted wins against W&L. The Bullets also knocked off No. 7 Cortland State in overtime.

Sarno, Long Share CC Weekly Honors

Senior Nicole Sarno and junior Matthew Long of the Muhlenberg softball and baseball teams have been named co-players of the week in their respective sports by the Centennial Conference.

Nicole Sarno Sarno hit safely in the first 10 games of the season, hitting .472 to lead the Mules. She scored a team-leading eight runs and recorded her 100th career hit in a 7-4 win against Mt. Union. Sarno also stole two bases and threw out a runner at home plate from centerfield to preserve a 2-0 shutout of Misericordia.

Matthew Long Long hit .524 with nine runs scored, three doubles, a home run and nine RBI in a 4-2 week. In a doubleheader against Monmouth (Ill.), he drove in three runs in the first two innings of the first game and hit an inside-the-park home run in the second game. Long leads the Mules in hits (17), runs (16), RBI (12), batting average (.548), slugging percentage (.742) and on-base percentage (.634).

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Last updated March 15, 2004