Kummerer helps Elizabethtown wrestling break even in North- South Duals
CHRIS KUMMERER ( HAMBURG) » The senior had a big effort to help the Elizabethtown wrestling team go 2- 2 in the North- South Duals on Jan. 6 in Collegeville. Competing at 157 pounds, Kummerer had a pin in 2: 05 in a 43- 10 victory over Rhode Island College, a 14- 5 major decision for four points in a 31- 7 loss to Southern Maine and a pin in 1: 06 in a 35- 21 triumph over Penn College. In his final match, he went up against Zach Wilhelm, the No. 3- ranked wrestler in the division, and dropped an 11- 4 decision in a 33- 12 loss to Stevens. KASSIDY LESHER ( HAMBURG) » The 6- foot- 1 senior and her Dickinson women’s basketball team traveled to Whittier, Calif. and lost to Wisconsin- River Falls ( 58- 45) on Dec. 29 and Emmanuel, Mass. ( 83- 58) on Dec. 31. Lesher, in foul trouble the whole game, had five points and six rebounds against River Falls. She bounced back with 14 points and 16 rebounds against Emmanuel. It was her fourth double- double of the season. Lesher leads the 8- 2 Red Devils in scoring ( 13.2) and rebounding ( 9.6) and missed double figures in scoring for the first time in 10 games against River Falls.
AUSTIN CORY ( KUTZTOWN) » The senior competes in the hurdles during the outdoor season and in the heptathlon during the indoor season for the Kutztown men’s track team but he earned his way in two other events when the PSAC performance list was announced recently. Cory stands fourth in the 200 meter dash with a time of 22.39 and is fourth in the 400 meter dash in 50.05. Both efforts were recorded at the Bison Opener on Dec. 1- 2 in Lewisburg. He finished 11th in the heptathlon at the PSAC Indoor Championships as a junior with a career- best score of 3,967. DEANNA DADDONA ( BRAN
DYWINE HEIGHTS) » The 5- foot- 5 junior guard became the fifth player and the fastest to reach the 1,000 point milestone with the Penn State Berks basketball team. She bettered the mark with 16 points in an 84- 70 loss to Lancaster Bible on Dec. 2. That gave her 1,006 in 51 career games. She added 25 in an 82- 75 victory over Penn State Abington on Dec. 5 and 16 in a 75- 70 overtime loss to Cairn on Dec. 8 and now has 1,047 points. She also is the career leader in 3- point baskets made ( 146). BEN MAACK ( GOV. MIFFLIN)
» Freshman Ben Maack is competing like a veteran with the Ursinus wrestling team.
Maack, a Governor Mifflin grad, was 10- 5 at 184 pounds with four pins, two major decisions and a technical fall in three tournaments during the first semester for the Bears.
Maack opened the season by going 2- 2 in the Messiah Invitational on Nov. 4 in Grantham. He lost his first match and his last match to Johns Hopkins junior Isaac Morales. Then he captured the title going 5- 0 with three pins in Ursinus’ Fall Brawl on Nov. 11 in Collegeville. He pinned Navy’s Connor Doyle in 4: 01 to claim the title.
On Dec. 29- 30, Maack and the Bears competed in the Citrus Open in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., where Maack went 3- 3.
“Ben Maack is the future ‘ Face of the Franchise’ for Ursinus wrestling,” coach Bill Racich said. “He’s an amazing talent on and off the mat as demonstrated with his high GPA majoring in chemistry and being a champion wrestler.”
BRETT KULP ( EXETER) » The Franklin & Marshall red- shirt freshman posted a 3- 2 record at 141 pounds in the David H. Lehman F& M Open on Jan. 6 in Lancaster. He opened the tourney with a 5- 2 decision but then was beaten 8- 3 in the second round. In the wrestle backs, Kulp took an 18- 0 major decision and a 5- 4 decision before being eliminated 4- 1. He went 4- 2 and finished fifth in the Keystone Classic on Nov. 19 in Philadelphia and is 13- 8 on the season. Kulp had a 172- 27 record during his career at Exeter Township.
EMONIE REVIERE ( GOVERNOR MIFFLIN) » The Millersville sophomore i s ranked 15th in the 60 meter dash on the PSAC performance list with a time of 8.00. She’s the fourth freshman on the list and she earned the spot when she finished second at the Youngstown Icebreaker on Dec. 1 in Youngstown, OH. Reviere also finished third in the 200 meter dash with a time of 27.01. That time just missed breaking into the top 20 on the PSAC list. She competed in the 100 ( 17th) and 200 ( 20th) and with three relay teams at the PSAC Outdoor Championships last spring.
AUSTIN DESANTO ( EXETER) » The freshman finished sixth at 133 pounds at the Southern Scuff le on Jan. 1- 2 in Chattanooga, Tenn. DeSanto was 3- 0 to start the tourney to earn a spot in the semifinals. He was leading in that bout when he defaulted because of an injury at the 6: 02 mark. He also defaulted due to injury in the fifth place match. He has a 17- 4 record with four pins and a technical fall. He’s 5- 1 in dual matches and 2- 4 against Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association foes.
NANA FOULLAND ( BERKS CATHOLIC) » The 6- foot10, 235- pound senior center had back- to- back big games to help the 8- 8 Bucknell men’s basketball team win four of its last five and post a 2- 1 record to open Patriot League play. Foulland had a careerhigh 30 points in an 8881 non- league victory over La Salle on Dec. 22 and came back with 26 points and 11 rebounds in an 8455 league opening victory over American on Dec. 29. He had eight points, eight rebounds and four blocked shots as the Bison turned back Army 83- 66 on Jan. 5. He’s averaging 16.4 points and 6.3 rebounds with 23 assists and a team- high 25 blocked shots.
Elizabethtown wrestler Chris Kummerer ( Hamburg)