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Wednesday, November 27, 2002
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Three Muhlenberg athletes have been named to the Centennial Conference Anthony
Strachan Weekly Honor Roll for their performances last week:

• Men’s Basketball: Senior Anthony Strachan (right) averaged 18.5 points, 9.5 rebounds and 3.5 steals in a 1-1 weekend, garnering All-Tournament honors at the Scotty Wood Tournament. Strachan continued his strong play Tuesday at Arcadia, setting a school record with nine steals to move into fourth place on the Mules’ all-time steals list (132).

• Women’s Basketball: Junior Lindsay Tis was named to the All-Tournament Team at the Scotty Wood Tournament after scoring 19 points on 8-of-12 shooting. She scored a career-high 10 points against Albright in the opener.

• Wrestling: Senior Nate Yeasted scored a 2-1 win against a 2002 NCAA qualifier in the final bout of the match, lifting the Mules to a 23-23 win (on criteria) against McDaniel. He also finished second at the Ursinus Invitational, dropping a one-point decision to the seventh-ranked wrestler in Division III in the title bout. Yeasted also reached the 75-win mark at Ursinus; he has a career record of 75-39.

Football Ranked Second in Lambert Poll

The Muhlenberg football team has jumped to second in the ECAC Lambert Poll. The Mules were ranked seventh two weeks ago and fourth last week.

Established in 1936 as the “Lambert Trophy” to recognize supremacy in eastern college football, the award has since grown to recognize the best teams in the East in Divisions I-A, I-AA, II and III. There are 74 schools eligible for the Lambert Poll in Division III.

Lambert Poll
1. Rowan (10-0)
2. Muhlenberg (10-1)
3t. Widener (9-1)
3t. King’s (9-2)
5. Brockport State (9-2)
6. Washington & Jefferson (9-2)
7. McDaniel (9-2)
8. Westfield State (8-3)
9t. Williams (7-1)
9t. Wilkes (7-4)
Others receiving votes: Cortland State, Springfield, Hobart, Lycoming, Johns Hopkins, Hartwick, Susquehanna, Rensselaer, Salisbury.

In other football polls, Muhlenberg is ranked 23rd in Division III by the American Football Coaches Association, which did not conduct a new poll following the first round of the NCAA playoffs, 17th by Football Gazette and fourth by John Carroll is 11th, 10th and 12th in those polls, respectively.

See Friday’s MSD for a preview of the John Carroll game. Happy Thanksgiving!

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Last updated November 27, 2002