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The Risk Takers
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Photo of Greg Frein
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 greatest victory.
Photo of Joseph Muccia
Joseph Muccia, a
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."
Photo of Laura Funsten
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 over until
the Mule volleyball team had tied for the Centennial Conference regular-season championship.
Photo of Bob Bergmann
When Bob 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.
Photo of Lindsay St. Lawrence
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."
Photo of Katie Garrett. 
Katie Garrett 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."
Photo of Angela Tyson. 
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."
 Photo of Bill Holsinger.
Bill 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 decision
at the 2002 nationals -
as his greatest victory.


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