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2000-01 Winter Sports Update

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For the Week of January 8 to January 14
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News and notes about Muhlenberg athletics


Wednesday, January 10
WOMEN’S BASKETBALL Gettysburg 73, Muhlenberg 57. Gettysburg closed the first half with a 20-7 run en route to handing the Mules their third straight loss. Senior Jennifer O’Neill scored a season-high 14 points for the Mules and senior Jessica Drennan added 10. Freshman Susan Marchiano pulled down 10 rebounds. Click here for box score.
MEN’S BASKETBALL Gettysburg 63, Muhlenberg 54. Muhlenberg overcame an early 11-point deficit to open up a 3-point halftime lead, but could not come all the way back from another double-digit deficit in the second half. The Mules got to within two, 54-52, with three minutes to play, but managed only one field goal the rest of the way. Junior Mark Lesko led Muhlenberg with 17 points and 7 rebounds. Click here for box score.
WRESTLING Muhlenberg 26, Washington & Lee 13; Muhlenberg 34, Southern Virginia 18. The Mules extended their winning streak to five matches with a double win at Washington & Lee. Junior Bill Holsinger improved to 21-3 with his two wins, and sophomore Nate Yeasted also reached the 20-win mark for the year. Senior Jason McLean had a major decision and a technical fall, and junior Tyler Cathey and sophomore Joe Salerno also were double winners. Sophomore Jed Wulfekotte recorded a technical fall in the first period against Southern Virginia. Click here for box scores.

Saturday, January 13
WOMEN’S BASKETBALL Muhlenberg 90, Haverford 51. Senior Jennifer O’Neill scored a career-high 20 points on 9-of-13 shooting as Muhlenberg snapped its three-game losing streak by reaching the 90-point mark for the first time in five years. The Mules shot 57 percent from the field in the first half to sprint out to a 53-30 lead. Junior Lindsay St. Lawrence added 15 points, and freshman Becky Richmond had the best game of her young career with 7 points, 10 rebounds and 3 steals. Click here for box score.
MEN’S BASKETBALL Muhlenberg 57, Haverford 56. Junior Michael Barletta’s steal, full-court layup and free throw with 1:07 remaining gave Muhlenberg a 57-54 lead en route to its first Centennial Conference win of the season. Haverford got the ball back, down a point, with 17 seconds to play but could not get off a final shot. Junior Mark Lesko led the Mules with 22 points and 11 rebounds. Junior Joshua Carter saw his most extensive varsity playing time and recorded 3 steals. Click here for box score.
INDOOR TRACK & FIELD at Lehigh’s Covert Classic. Muhlenberg sent a handful of athletes to Lehigh for a meet that included mostly Division I teams. Freshman Josh Cohen set the school record in the 400 meters with a 53.04. Senior Katrina Beck placed sixth in the high jump (5-0).
WRESTLING Muhlenberg 54, Maritime (N.Y.) 3; Muhlenberg 26, Kings Point 15. Muhlenberg extended its longest winning streak in seven years to seven matches with a pair of wins at Kings Point. Junior Bill Holsinger (149) and senior Jason McLean (141) both remained undefeated in dual matches, while junior heavyweight Tyler Cathey stayed undefeated for the season (7-0). Sophomores Nate Yeasted (133) and Joe Salerno (157) also were double winners. Click here for box scores.


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Last updated January 13, 2001