Muhlenberg College

Allentown, Pa.
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Saturday, December 7, 2002
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Junior Brendan Barrett of the Muhlenberg wrestling team defeated the top Brendan
Barretttwo seeds to capture the heavyweight title at Messiah’s Petrofes Invitational.

The Mules finished sixth out of 12 teams at the 33rd annual tournament.

Barrett, the third seed, pinned second-seeded Mike Reeder of Mt. Union in the semifinals. In the title bout, he won against top seed Jim Pennise of Brockport State by default. The bout was scoreless in the second period when Pennise suffered a head injury and was not permitted to continue.

Also earning places for the Mules were freshman Dale Mills (fourth at 149), sophomore Jeremy Hart (fifth at 133), senior Joe Salerno (seventh at 157) and freshman Rafael Rodriguez (seventh at heavyweight).

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• Women’s Basketball: Muhlenberg jumped out to a 20-4 lead and never trailed in winning its
Gwen Doyle
Doyle leads the Mules in scoring, averaging 12.4 points per game.
Centennial Conference opener, 74-62 at Franklin & Marshall.

Sophomore Gwen Doyle scored seven points in the first seven minutes to help the Mules (3-2, 1-0) to their strong start. Doyle, who tied a career high with 16 points, also scored the final four points of the game as Muhlenberg held off a late charge by the Diplomats (3-2, 0-1), who cut a 19-point deficit to eight in the final five minutes.

Junior Lindsay Tis scored a career-best 13 points, and junior Susan Marchiano added 15 on 7-of-9 shooting.

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• Men’s Basketball: Muhlenberg led for much of the first half, by as many as eight points, but Franklin & Marshall had too much offensive firepower and pulled away to win the CC opener for both teams, 93-70.

The Mules (2-3, 0-1) hit three early three-pointers to open up a 14-6 lead and stayed in front until the final seven minutes of the first half. Muhlenberg was within seven points, at 49-42, early in the second, before the Diplomats (4-1, 1-0) went on a 19-2 run to blow the game open.

Sophomore John Jemmott led four Muhlenberg plyers in double figures with 18 points; sophomore Ryan Bonda made five of eight three-point attempts to finish with 15.

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