Baseball had one of
the best seasons in program history, qualifying for the first
Centennial Conference post-season tournament. "Beating No.
8 Johns Hopkins and moving on with the opportunity to
face them again in the Centennial Conference championship,"
was right-handed pitcher Greg Frein's
two-year starter on the offensive line, earned
first-team All-Centennial Conference honors as a senior. Muhlenberg
tied a school record with nine
wins in 2000 and made two straight ECAC appearances. "I'll
miss game days," he said. "There is nothing like it."
If she had one more
year, Laura Funsten would
"play every game like it was my last because senior season
is over before you know it." Funsten's senior season wasn't
the Mule volleyball team had tied for the Centennial Conference
Bergmann was a freshman, the track
& field team scored one point at the Centennial Conference
Indoor Championships. His senior year, the Mules scored 90.5 points
and finished second. He cited "the memories of seeing a charging
program go from the worst in the conference to one that can compete
with the upper-echelon programs in the country" as the highlight
of his athletic career.
The Muhlenberg women's
basketball team had a 21-4 season in 2001-02, setting the school
record for wins and placed the Mules in
the top 10 in Division III. "Watching from the stands next
year will be very hard and frustrating," said guard Lindsay
St.Lawrence. "I will miss the feeling of
being an undefeated team and seeing our potential as a team and
as individual players being displayed on the court."
became the first runner in the women's track program history to
qualify for the NCAA Championships. Asked what she would remember
most about her coaches, she replied, "Their support. I did
not start out as a serious - or talented, for that matter - athlete.
But the coaches never gave up and truly led me to become the athlete
I am now."
The Muhlenberg softball
team won 88 games from 1999 to 2002; Angela
Tyson won 40 of them; along with a permanent spot
on the Centennial Conference Academic Honor Roll. "Athletics
and academics together have taught me so much - discipline, hard
work, perseverance and time management," she said. "I
wanted that to be part of my college experience and am very grateful
that I made that decision."
Holsinger graduated as the school record-holder
in career wins (118) and pins (50) and helped Muhlenberg win a
school-record 17 matches in both his junior and senior seasons.
He qualified for the NCAA Tournament
three times and named his one win there - a come-from-behind 5-4
at the 2002 nationals -
as his greatest victory.