Bethany

SUNDAY, JANUARY 31, 2010
Hall of Heroes
The latest class of inductees into Grove City Collegeís Athletic Hall of Fame will be honored today.
Allied News

 

Santarsiero Unhappy After Loss
BEAVER FALLS ó The Geneva basketball teamís fortunes have changed in the last week. To hear coach Jeff Santarsiero tell it, the Golden Tornadoesí lineup might be changing this week.
Beaver County Times

 

District College Highlights
BEAVER FALLS ó Valerie Hamilton scored a game-high 19 points as the Geneva women overcame a six-point halftime deficit to rally for a 61-57 victory over Bethany on Saturday afternoon in a Presidentsí Athletic Conference game at Metheny Field House.
Beaver County Times

 

Kentucky College Basketball Roundup
The Thomas More College menís basketball team forced 30 turnovers as it defeated Westminster College 82-65 in a Presidentsí Athletic Conference game at the Connor Convocation Center in Crestview Hills.
The Cincinnati Enquirer

 

Washington & Jefferson Sweeps Hiram
The Washington & Jefferson College menís and womenís swimming and diving squads closed the dual-meet portion of their schedule with a sweep of Hiram College on Saturday afternoon on Senior Day at the Henry Memorial Center. 
CollegeSwimming.com

 

Westminster Sweeps Saint Vincent
The Westminster College men's and women's swimming and diving teams really left their mark in a dual-meet sweep at Saint Vincent on Saturday. The Titans broke a total of eight pool records at Saint Vincent's Resnick Pool as the men won 140-101 and the women won 128-113.
CollegeSwimming.com

 

Thiel Tops Ice-Cold Presidents
Washington & Jefferson and Thiel, two college basketball teams heading in opposite directions, passed Saturday afternoon at Henry Memorial Center. Thiel, with a new cast of players following last year's 2-23 disaster, won its fourth game in a row, a 78-68 foul-filled contest.
(Washington) Observer-Reporter

 

Small College Basketball Roundup
Wash & Jeff 69, Thiel 34: Senior guard Stephanie Smith made four three-pointers and led all scorers with 18 points to help Washington & Jefferson, ranked No. 20 in NCAA Division III, to a 69-34 victory over Thiel in Presidents' Athletic Conference game at Henry Memorial Center.
(Washington) Observer-Reporter

 

 

SATURDAY, JANUARY 30, 2010
College Notes: Perry Grad O'Keefe Efficient
Last Saturday, Perry graduate Andy O'Keefe reached 1,000 career points at Grove City College by scoring 33 points in a big road win over a conference rival.
The (Willoughby, Ohio) News-Herald

 

Basketball
...
Bethany College junior Tara Harris, a Zanesville alum, contributed five points and five rebounds off the bench in a 66-62 victory over Waynesburg University on Wednesday.
Zanesville Times Recorder

 

 

FRIDAY, JANUARY 29, 2010
Adams Leads Tomcats to Win Over Geneva
The Thiel College menís basketball team evened its record at 9-9 Wednesday evening with a sound 93-69 drubbing of visiting Geneva College. Thiel is now 5-1 at Beeghly Gymnasium this season and has won it past four home contests by a combined 89-point margin.
MyValleySports.com

 

Titans Snap Losing Streak
The Westminster College men's basketball team snapped a three-game losing streak by making quick work out of Saint Vincent, 69-44, on Wednesday night at the Buzz Ridl Gymnasium.
MyValleySports.com

 

Despite Loss, Slater Hits a Milestone
The Grove City College women's basketball team dropped to 5-4 in the Presidents' Athletic Conference Wednesday night with a 61-58 setback against No. 20 Washington & Jefferson (16-2, 7-1 PAC) in the Grove City College Arena.
MyValleySports.com

 

Defense Carries GC Men to a Win
The Grove City College men's basketball team remained atop the Presidents' Athletic Conference Wednesday night by earning a 62-49 victory over visiting Washington & Jefferson in conference action at the Grove City College Arena. It is Grove City's fourth straight win.
MyValleySports.com

 

Names in the Games
Women's Swimming - Westminster - Westminsterís Caitlin Lehberger continues to dominate in the pool. Lehberger set two Westminster Natatorium records and also established a pair of NCAA Championship provisional qualifying ďBĒ cut times in the Lady Titansí 181-110 loss to Carnegie Mellon on Saturday.
New Castle News

 

 

THURSDAY, JANUARY 28, 2010
GC's O'Keefe Named ECAC Player of the Week
Grove City College senior men's basketball player Andy O'Keefe (Perry, Ohio/Perry) earned Division III South Player of the Week honors from the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Tuesday evening.
MyValleySports.com

 

Thiel Track Leaves Spartan Relay With Five Top Three Finishes
The Thiel College men's and women's track and field teams ended their day at the Spartan Relays with five top three finishes.
MyValleySports.com

 

Coaches Believe D'Ambrosia Tough Enough to Beat Leukemia
Those who coached Anthony DíAmbrosia say the same fierce determination he showed in athletics is present in his hospital room. For that, they are grateful.
New Castle News

 

W&J Women Get Key Conference Win
Wash & Jeff 61, Grove City 58: Vanessa RIvera scored a career-high 15 points and Washington & Jefferson, ranked No. 20 in NCAA Division II, fought off a furious second-half comeback by host Grove City to defeat the Wolverines 61-58 in a Presidents' Athletic Conference game.
Observer-Reporter

 

District Notebook: Closing In
Christine Slater, a 5-foot-9 junior at Grove City College, went into Wednesday night's Presidents' Athletic Conference home game against Washington & Jefferson needing just 20 points to reach the 1,000-point plateau.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

 

Basketball
... Grove City senior center Andy O'Keefe, who averaged 27.0 points, 7.5 rebounds and 4.5 assists in two games, was named ECAC Division III South Region player of the week.
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

 

 

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 27, 2010

Dickman PAC Player of the Week

Thomas More College junior center Nicole Dickman (Notre Dame Academy) has been named the Presidentsí Athletic Conference womenís basketball player of the week.

Cincinnati Enquirer

 

Sophomore's potential realized

After having her senior season of high school basketball compromised by the after effects of knee surgery and then having her freshman season in college derailed by illness, Thomas More College sophomore Katie Tierney is finally performing like the player Thomas More women's coach Brian Neal saw as a high school junior.

Cincinnati Enquirer

 

Westminster Double Header to Help Haiti

The Westminster College Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) will collect donations during Wednesday night's home men's and women's basketball doubleheader vs. Saint Vincent to support the Haiti earthquake relief fund.

My Valley Sports.com

 

Roberts gets PAC honor

Waynesburg University sophomore Jared Roberts was named PAC Wrestler of the Week after dominating a pair of opponents for the Yellow Jackets.

Observer-Reporter

 

 

TUESDAY, JANUARY 26, 2010

Garber in right gear for surging Yellow Jackets

Nick Garber remembers the bus trip to the regional wrestling tournament two years. He was sitting on a bus, chasing a dream. But there didn't seem to be many like-minded people at Waynesburg University.

Observer-Reporter

 

Thomas More athletes of the week

What Brown did last week: He helped the Saints split a pair of Presidents' Athletic Conference games.

Cincinnati Enquirer

 

Thiel Track Leaves Spartan Relay with Five Top Three Finishes

The Thiel College men's and women's track and field teams ended their day at the Spartan Relays with five top three finishes.

My Valley Sports.com

 

GCC's Magister is an All-American again

D3Baseball.com, one of the leading authorities in NCAA Division III baseball, has selected Grove City College junior catcher Marcus Magister as a Preseason Second Team All-American.

Allied News.com

 

 

MONDAY, JANUARY 25, 2010

NKU, TMC women aim to stay on a late-season roll

The 14th-ranked Saints (15-2, 7-1) won a pair of Presidents' Athletic Conference games last week as they defeated Saint Vincent College,72-55 and Grove City College, 69-51.

Cincinnati Enquirer

 

Hart back in action

Former Dunmore all-state defensive back Pat Hart is going to give playing college football one more try. After taking two years away from the game to allow a back injury to heal, Hart is enrolling at Washington & Jefferson College, a Division III program located in Washington, Pa., where he will walk-on to the football team.

Scranton Times Tribune

 

Campus corner tidbits

Chestnut Ridge graduate Coty Hainsey was one of 31 Westminster College students to make the Presidents' Athletic Conference's Fall Honor Roll.

Altoona Mirror

 

Thomas More adds 10 to hall of fame

The Thomas More College Athletic Hall of Fame will grow by 10 when the 2010 class is inducted into the Hall of Fame.

Cincinnati Enquirer

 

College corner

Freshman guard Melissa Mansur (St. Pius X), who played four years in the same backcourt with Esbensen, has helped Saint Vincent College to a 12-3 start, the Bearcats' best start in 15 years.

Pottstown Mercury

 

Washington & Jefferson Sweeps Penn State-Behrend

Washington & Jefferson College swept Penn-State Behrend in a non-conference swimming and diving dual meet on Saturday afternoon at the Henry Memorial Natatorium.

College Swimming.com

 

 

SUNDAY, JANUARY 24, 2010

Hill saves best for last

Bryan Hillís weekend outlook changed in a split second Saturday afternoon at Geneva Collegeís Metheny Fieldhouse.

Beaver County Times

 

Bethany Men Pull Into Tie for First in PAC Basketball Standings

Behind a season-high 16 three-pointers and five scorers in double digits, the Bethany College menís basketball claimed an 85-73 triumph over visiting Westminster Saturday afternoon at Hummel Field House.

WTOV9.com

 

Late basket by Geneva beats W&J

Junior guard Bryan Hill made a three-point shot with three seconds remaining Saturday afternoon to give Geneva a 70-69 victory over Washington & Jefferson.

Washington Observer-Reporter

 

PAC announces academic honor roll

A total of 314 student athletes have been named to the President's Athletic Conference Academic Honor Roll for the fall 2009 semester.

Herald-Standard

 

Locals make honor roll

Bethany (W.Va.) College had 35 student-athletes recognized by the Presidents' Athletic Conference on the Fall Academic Honor Roll, including two local graduates.

Herald-Standard

 

 

SATURDAY, JANUARY 23, 2010

District Notebook: Gibson stands alone in W&J 1,000-club

Maggie Gibson has been accused by teammates at Washington & Jefferson College of padding her rebound totals.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

 

Building projects: Jackets top W&J

The most remarkable part of Friday night's college wrestling between Washington & Jefferson and Waynesburg was not what was on the scoreboard.

Observer-Reporter

 

Thomas More's McKeehan Named to D3 National Team

Thomas More College senior power forward Daniel McKeehan (Maineville, Ohio/Little Miami) has been named to the D3hoops.com Team of the Week presented by Scoutware.

Bluegrass State Basketball

 

 

FRIDAY, JANUARY 22, 2010

College hoops: Sister style

Coming from a blue collar family in a blue collar town, sisters Amy and Emily Dolsak of McDonald said it was only natural that they played basketball for the Blue Devils.

WYTV.com (Youngstown ABC Affiliate)

 

 

THURSDAY, JANUARY 21, 2010

Women's basketball at TMC ranked in polls

The Thomas More College women's basketball team is ranked in each of this week's national Division III Top 25 polls. In the WBCA/USA Today poll, the 13-2 Saints are 14th, in the D3hoops.com rankings they are No. 17.

Cincinnati Enquirer

 

Geneva sprints past Waynesburg

Rich Colik scored 17 points and Geneva used a big first half and large advantage from three-point range to beat visiting Waynesburg 75-56, in a men's President's Athletic Conference basketball game.

Observer-Reporter

 

Bethany routs W&J

Jonas Ankrom's story is unfinished, but it's a compelling one built on dedication, hard work, hard luck and perseverance. Like any good story, it needs a interesting final chapter, and Ankrom knows what that would include.

Observer-Reporter

 

Geneva men win fifth straight

The Geneva basketball team is on its best roll in five years. The Golden Tornadoes ran their winning streak to five games on Wednesday night as they downed Waynesburg 75-56 in a Presidents Athletics Conference game at Metheny Field House.

Beaver County Times

 

District College Highlights

Alyse Scarsella led the way Wednesday night as the Geneva College womenís basketball team broke its five-game losing streak.

Beaver County Times

 

PAC honors Waynesburg's Nick Garber

Waynesburg University's Nick Garber was selected as the PAC Wrestler of the Week after winning all four bouts to raise his overall record to 19-3.

The (Uniontown) Herald-Standard

 

Briefs

The home team led by nine at halftime, and kept up the pressure on the Yellow Jackets in the final 20 minutes for the victory. Geneva outscored Waynesburg in the second half, 45-34.

The (Uniontown) Herald-Standard

 

Westminster Women Fall to Grove City in PAC Action

In a game to determine third place in the Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) standings, the Westminster College women's basketball team lost, 72-66, at Grove City on Wednesday night.

My Valley Sports.com

 

Titans Fall Despite Murray's Efforts

The Westminster College men's basketball team lost at Grove City, 64-53, Wednesday night in a Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) game.

My Valley Sports.com

 

PS Beaver's Williams not down after loss

Losing never feels good. But Penn State Beaver coach Marcess Williams found some consolation in an overtime loss to Thiel.

Beaver County Times

 

Saints head to Round 2 atop PAC

With the first round of Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) play in the books, both Thomas More basketball teams sit in good shape atop of the standings.

Examiner.com

 

 

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 20, 2010

Saints' McKeehan earns PAC honor

Thomas More College senior forward Daniel McKeehan (Little Miami) has been named the Presidents' Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week.

Cincinnati Enquirer

 

Briefs: W&J women in Top 25

The Washington & Jefferson College women's basketball team has re-entered the D3hoops.com Top 25 poll as the No. 23-ranked team.

Observer-Reporter

 

The "P" Must Stand For Parity
Is the Presidents' Athletic Conference the best men's basketball league in NCAA Division III?
No. Not even close. Will the national champion come from the PAC? It's safe to say that it won't.
But what the PAC does have going for it is, it might be the most balanced league in the country.
O-R Big Blog on Campus
 

Magister Named Preseason All-American

D3Baseball.com, one of the leading authorities in NCAA Division III baseball, has selected Grove City College junior catcher Marcus Magister (Allison Park, Pa./Hampton) as a Preseason Second Team All-American.

My Valley Sports.com

 

Bethany (West Virginia) plans men's lacrosse program

Bethany (West Virginia) will add menís lacrosse as a varsity sport, after fielding a club team during 2010-11. The school selected Todd Wolffrum, a high school defensive coach from Washington, D.C., to head the program.

The NCAA News

 

 

TUESDAY, JANUARY 19, 2010

Campus Clippings

Washington & Jefferson College sophomore Zach Cecchetti (Kiski Area) won the 125-pound weight class championship at the Washington and Lee University Invitational in Lexington, Va., last Saturday.

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

 

Wolffrum Hired to Start New Lacrosse Program at Bethany (WV)

Bethany College Director of Athletics and Recreation Tim Weaver announced Monday that Todd Wolffrum has been named as the new coach to start a men's lacrosse program.

Lax Power.com

 

Free admission for W&J-Bethany games

There will be no admission charge for the Presidents' Athletic Conference basketball doubleheader Wednesday night between Washington & Jefferson and Bethany at Henry Memorial Center.

(Washington) Observer-Reporter

 

Thomas More athletes of the Week

What Muse did last week: Muse helped the Saints extend their season-high winning streak to six games as the Saints went 2-0 last week.

Cincinnati Enquirer

 

Ryan helps Grove City Swimming Program

Freshman Jenny Ryan helped Grove Cityís swimmers edge Washington & Jefferson 148-141 in a dual meet Saturday.

Centre Daily Times

 

Westmoreland churches, groups respond to Haiti's suffering

Gate receipts from the St. Vincent College men's and women's basketball games against Grove City College Saturday will go to benefit Haiti victims, according to a St. Vincent spokesman.

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

 

 

MONDAY, JANUARY 18, 2010
Barons Fall to Bethany
STEUBENVILLE - The Franciscan University of Steubenville men's basketball team dropped a 93-60 decision to visiting Bethany College Saturday at Finnegan Fieldhouse.
The (Steubenville) Herald-Star

 

 

SUNDAY, JANUARY 17, 2010
Grove City Sweeps Washington & Jefferson
The Washington & Jefferson College menís and womenís swimming and diving squads were swept in a Presidentsí Athletic Conference dual meet on Saturday afternoon.  The GCC men recorded a 154-125 triumph, while the Wolverine women garnered a 148-141 win. 
CollegeSwimming.com

 

Presidents, Jackets Get Defensive

WAYNESBURG - Orange. Check. Circular. Check. Attached to a glass backboard. Check.

Everything about the baskets at Rudy Marisa Fieldhouse seemed standard Saturday night.

Expect the number of shots going in them.
(Washington) Observer-Reporter

 

Women's Basketball
Wash & Jeff 65, Waynesburg 49: Jamie McKitrick scored 15 points to lead Washington & Jefferson to a 65-49 victory over host Waynesburg in a Presidents' Athletic Conference game.
(Washington) Observer-Reporter

 

Saturday's Results
Washington & Jefferson 65, Waynesburg 49 - Maggie Gibson registered a double-double as the Presidents defeated hosting Waynesburg in a President's Athletic Conference match-up at the Rudy Marisa Fieldhouse.
The (Uniontown) Herald-Standard
 

 

SATURDAY, JANUARY 16, 2010
This Week in College Tennis
...
And some good news for college tennis in general....  This time next year college tennis we'll be welcoming new programs as Thiel College has added men's and women's varsity tennis and men's tennis will also be at Edgewood College. Both schools will start their teams with the 2010-2011 season.
College Tennis Examiner

 

Thiel Drops 34-4 Decision to Wilkes
The Thiel College wrestling team dropped a 34-4 decision to No. 16 Wilkes University Friday on the first day of the Budd Whitehill Duals hosted by Lycoming College.
MyValleySports.com

 

Names in the Games
M
en's Basketball - Westminster - Nick Klein is contributing for Westminster. Klein, a freshman guard from New Castle, is averaging 1.3 markers in eight games off the bench for the Titans (5-10).
New Castle News

 

District Notebook: Bearcats Brim With Talent
Sporting an 11-3 record, the Saint Vincent College women's basketball team is enjoying a bright season, but it's the Bearcats' future that has coach Kristen Zawacki beaming.

 

THURSDAY, JANUARY 14, 2010

Local College Basketball Round Up

Geneva picked up a non-conference victory defeating Penn St. Beaver 76-59. The first-half was closely fought as Geneva led by two.

Western PA Athletics

 

College basketball roundup

Senior Kennan Killeen banked a three-pointer in from the top of the key as time expired to lift the Washington & Jefferson College women to a 53-50 win over Chatham Wednesday in a President's Athletic Conference game.

(Washington) Observer-Reporter

 

W&J Sweeps Bethany

Washington & Jefferson College swept Bethany College in a PAC swimming and diving dual meet on Wednesday evening at the Henry Memorial Natatorium.

College Swimming.com

 

Pine-Richland grad excels in role as sixth man on W&J basketball squad

Jumping into the flow of the action isn't an issue for Brian Felker, and neither is the possibility of having to adjust on the fly to whomever he is guarding.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

 

 

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 13, 2010

College notebook: Bethany's Testa reaches milestone

The Bethany College men's basketball team enters tonight's home game against Thomas More in a three-way tie for first place in the Presidents' Athletic Conference.

Observer-Reporter

 

Westminster's Murray PAC Player of the Week

The Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) named Westminster College men's basketball player Ryne Murray (Pittsburgh, Pa./Upper St. Clair) as its PAC Player of the Week for the week of Jan. 4-10.

My Valley Sports.com

 

Campus Corner

Juniors Chris and John Bodle of Clearfield swam on Westminster 'C' relay teams in Saturday's 109-77 victory over host Rollins College.

The Gant Daily
 

 

TUESDAY, JANUARY 12, 2010
Collegiate Notebook
...
In football:
Lee Thieroff, a junior offensive tackle for Geneva, received Coaches Honors in the Presidents' Athletic Conference. An Avella native, Thieroff is a three-year letterman for the Golden Tornadoes and helped Geneva to a 29-28 win over Greenville College in the National Christian College Victory Bowl.
(Washington) Observer-Reporter

 

Collegiate Notebook: Thiel connection runs to Philly, Youngstown through local high schools
THE JOURNEY from Philadelphia to Youngstown has intersected in Greenville, and the Thiel College menís basketball program is improving because of it.
The (Sharon) Herald

 

 

MONDAY, JANUARY 11, 2010

College Corner Tidbits
...
Luke Tomaselli, a Penn Cambria graduate, recorded a career-high seven assists for the Grove City men's basketball team in a 65-54 victory over Bethany Thursday.
Altoona Mirror

 

Briefs
Sophomore 157-pounder Dominick Demor won all three of his matches and increased his winning streak to 10 during Washington & Jefferson's sweep at the Washington and Lee Quadrangular.
(Washington) Observer-Reporter

 

Triple-OT Thriller
On Saturday, the Washington & Jefferson men's basketball team won a marathon game against Westmister (Pa.) in the Division III Presidents' Athletic Conference. Junior forward Nick Morelli's rebound and putback with 13 seconds left in the third overtime lifted W&J to a wild 84-83 victory.
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

 

Bison Charging
BETHANY - Andrew Sachs didn't inherit a lot of experience when he took over the Bethany men's basketball program. Only two players saw real minutes last season with the rest either sitting on the bench or in the trainer's room.
The Intelligencer/Wheeling News-Register

 

 

SUNDAY, JANUARY 10, 2010

Geneva Warming Up, Wins Second Straight
BEAVER FALLS ó While most people around the area would rather have been in Florida, Rich Colick would rather be anywhere else. ďItís good to be back home,Ē said Colick, a Geneva junior and the Golden Tornadoesí leading scorer. ďIt was in the 70s when we were there, but itís good to be home.Ē
Beaver County Times

 

Washington & Jefferson Sweeps Saint Vincent
Washington & Jefferson College sophomore diver Bethany Haver (Akron, Ohio/Harvey S. Firestone) set a pool record on the 1-meter board during the Presidentsí swimming and diving sweep of Saint Vincent on Saturday at the Henry Memorial Natatorium.  The W&J men (3-4) recorded a 125-96 triumph, while the Presidentsí women (5-3) garnered a 129-100 win. 
CollegeSwimming.com

 

W&J Wins Triple-OT Thriller
For much of Saturday afternoon, Washington & Jefferson College's Nick Morelli did what basketball coaches and players refer to as the "dirty work" or the "little things." A 6-3 junior from Imperial, Morelli played tough man-to-man defense against Westminster's Ryne Murray, last season's Presidents' Athletic Conference Player of the Year. Morelli also set countless screens, battled for rebounds and protected the ball. In other words, all those things that don't show up in the boxscore.
Observer-Reporter

 

College basketball roundup: Killeen, Gibson hit milestones for Presidents
Kennan Killeen's first-half buzzer beater gave her 1,000 career points and Maggie Gibson grabbed her 1,000th career rebounds as the Washington & Jefferson College women's basketball team beat Westminster, 65-51, Saturday at Henry Memorial Center.
Observer-Reporter

 

Thiel College Basketball Teams Sweep Grove City College
GREENVILLE ó Grove City Collegeís Presidentsí Athletic Conference-leading menís and womenís basketball teams already were on the radar, so they were not sneaking up on their Thiel College counterparts. Instead, the Wolverines were ambushed Saturday afternoon at Rissell-Beeghly Gymnasium.
The (Sharon) Herald

 

Local Roundup
Thomas More (Ky.) 82, Waynesburg 52 - Chelsea Tolliver scored 25 points to power the Saints past PAC rival Waynesburg. Thomas More (11-2, 4-1) shot 46 percent from the field in the second half to pull away from the hosting Yellow Jackets (5-8, 2-4).
The (Uniontown) Herald-Standard

 

 

FRIDAY, JANUARY 8, 2010

Saints Center Slowly Adjusting to Her New Role
Nicole Dickman is quiet and shy by nature and that fit perfectly into the strong, veteran ensemble cast the Thomas More women's basketball team had in her first two seasons. But taking a lead role this season has been a major adjustment.
The Cincinnati Enquirer

College: Thomas More 83, Washington & Jefferson 81
Senior power forward Daniel McKeehan hit the game-winning jumper with two seconds to play in the game to lead Thomas More College to a Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) victory at the Henry Memorial Center in Washington, Pennsylvania.
The Cincinnati Enquirer


Thiel Rides Fast Start to Romp Over Waynesburg
Aundra Jones (Youngstown, Ohio/Kennedy Catholic) scored 10 of Thielís first 13 points to key a game-opening, 25-to-4, run that the Tomcats rode to an impressive, 82-68, Presidentsí Athletic Conference victory over Waynesburg on Thursday night.
MyValleySports.com

 

Lady Tomcats Fall to Yellow Jackets
The women of Thiel College basketball fell at the hands of the Waynesburg University Yellow Jackets, 54-62, Thursday.
MyValleySports.com

 

McKeehan's Jumper Sinks W&J
Daniel McKeehan's off-balance jumper with 1.8 seconds remaining gave Thomas More a thrilling and exhausting 83-81 win at Washington & Jefferson in a matchup of two of the top teams in the PAC.
(Washington) Observer-Reporter

 

Prized Effort by W&J's Gibson
Maggie Gibson, Washington & Jefferson College's all-everything basketball player, took home an armful of gifts Thursday night after the Presidents' game against nationally ranked Thomas More. They ranged from balloons, to a basketball, to a gift bag and assorted other offerings - all presented in honor of Gibson recently setting the Presidents' record for career rebounds.
(Washington) Observer-Reporter

 

District Notebook: Westminster Gets Boost With Murray's Return
He's back and the collective groan this past Monday came from Presidents' Athletic Conference basketball coaches when they saw Ryne Murray scored 36 points for Westminster College.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

 

Gibson Sparks W&J Upset
Washington & Jefferson senior forward Maggie Gibson (Greensburg Central Catholic High School) reached 1,000 career points with 16 and tied her career high in rebounds (22) to lead the Presidents over No. 14 Thomas More, 61-57, in a Division III Presidents' Athletic Conference women's basketball game on Thursday night.
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

 

Thomas More Beats the Buzzer For PAC Victory
Senior power forward Daniel McKeehan (Maineville, Ohio/Little Miami) hit the game-winning jumper with two seconds to play in the game to lead the Thomas More College men's basketball team to an 83-81 victory over Washington & Jefferson College tonight (Thursday, January 7, 2010) in a Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) game at the Henry Memorial Center in Washington, Pennsylvania.
Bluegrass State Basketball

 

 

THURSDAY, JANUARY 7, 2010

W&J in 'must-win' situation

There are still more than five weeks left in the regular season for Presidents' Athletic Conference basketball teams, but there's no denying the importance of the women's game tonight (6 p.m.) between Washington & Jefferson and nationally ranked Thomas More at Henry Memorial Center.

(Washington) Observer-Reporter

 

Waynesburg-TM games changed

Because of weather concerns, the Presidents' Athletic Conference basketball doubleheader Saturday between Waynesburg and Thomas More has been moved from Crestview Hills, Ky., to the Rudy Marisa Fieldhouse in Waynesburg.

(Washington) Observer-Reporter

 

Sixth man makes most of time, tops Washington & Jefferson men in scoring

Jumping into the flow of the action isn't an issue for Brian Felker, and neither is the possibility of having to adjust on the fly to whomever he is guarding.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

 

Oursler making her mark at Wash. & Jeff.

Middletown High alumna Alyssa Oursler has already made a mark during his freshman campaign at Division III Washington & Jefferson College of Pennsylvania.

Gazette.net (Maryland Community News)

 

 

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 6, 2010

Murray honored

Westminster College basketball player Ryne Murray of Upper St. Clair was named Titan Athlete of the Week by Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.

McMurray Almanac

 

Area colleges/Tuesday's games

Westminster (4-9, 1-2 won its second straight game and its first in Presidentsí Athletic Conference play.

The (Youngstown) Vindicator

 

Saint Vincent beats W&J in overtime

Saint Vincent rallied from a 14-point deficit late in the first half and defeated Washington & Jefferson 71-68 in overtime Tuesday evening at the Carey Center.

(Washington) Observer-Reporter

 

Local College Basketball Roundup

Geneva struggled to keep close to Thomas More, falling 104-82. Genevaís defense was lacking as they allowed 15 made 3-pointers.

Western PA Athletics

 

 

TUESDAY, JANUARY 5, 2010

Saintly Performance

Thomas More Collegeís sophomore guard Daniel Neely turned in a career week as he helped the Saints to a pair of victories, improving their record to 8-4 on the year.

NCAA.com

 

Pair of Saints All-Americans

Thomas More College senior linebacker Brad Steinmetz (East Central) and freshman defensive back Zach Autenrieb (Elder) were named d3football.com All-Americans.

Cincinnati Enquirer

 

Badin grad Brown helps set record at Thomas More

Eddie Brown was a key figure in Thomas More Collegeís record-setting basketball performance Saturday, Jan. 2, against visiting Geneva.

Hamilton Journal News

 

Sedlock helping St. Vincent hoops

Northern Cambria graduate Brittany Sedlock has helped the St. Vincent College women's basketball team start 8-2 - its best start in 10 seasons.

Altoona Mirror

 

Sedlock sparks St. Vincent

The St. Vincent College women's basketball team is off to its best start in 10 seasons, with Northern Cambria grad Brittany Sedlock playing a big role in the team's success.

Tribune Democrat

 

Thomas More athletes of the week

What Neeley did last week: Neeley helped lead the Saints to a 3-1 last week. He averaged 15.8 points per game and had 11 steals and nine assists in the four games.

Cincinnati Enquirer

 

 

MONDAY, JANUARY 4, 2010

PAC Conference Men's Basketball

Nearly midway through the mens basketball schedule, Bethany College leads the pack with a 2-0 conference record, 8-3 overall.

Western PA Athletics

 

Local college notebook

The Thomas More men's basketball team went 3-1 last week, defeating Mount Union, 10th-ranked Wilmington College and Geneva College and falling to Baldwin-Wallace College in men's basketball.

Cincinnati Enquirer

 

 

SUNDAY, JANUARY 3, 2010

TMC, NKU basketball teams enjoy good week

Thomas More went 3-1 last week, defeating Mount Union College, 10th-ranked Wilmington College and Geneva College and falling to Baldwin-Wallace College in men's basketball.

Cincinnati Enquirer

 

Bethany Stuns Top-10 Program

Senior forward Joe Testa had a monster day for the Bethany (W.Va.) men's basketball team in an 85-63 upset of Division III No. 9 John Carroll. It was the Bison's sixth consecutive victory.

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

 

Area College Roundup/Saturday's Games
Bethany 85, John Carroll 63 - BETHANY, W.Va. ó Behind 25 points and 20 rebounds from senior forward Joe Testa, the Bethany menís basketball team rolled to an upset victory over ninth-ranked John Carroll.

The (Youngstown) Vindicator


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