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Bloomsburg’s Thomas named PSAC’s MOS

- Staff reports

• For the second straight year, Bloomsburg junior Andy Thomas (HatboroHor­sham) led all swimmers with the most individual points and was named the PSAC Swimming Men’s Most Outstandin­g Swimmer as he led the Huskies to a second-place finish. Thomas defended his title in the 100 free as he went 4-for-4 in first-place times in individual events. The junior touched the wall at 44.48 to take home the crown. Thomas then went on to lead the Huskies to a win the 400 free relay with a time of 2:59.63. He kicked off the relay with a 44.49 first leg of the relay.


• At SEC’s, Upper Dublin graduate and University of Tennessee sophomore Aly Breslin surged to fourth place in the 1,650 freestyle.

Breslin touched the wall in 16:03.12.

Breslin also medaled in eighth in the 500 free, recording a time of 4:43.68 for the Volunteers.

• North Penn graduate and Kentucky freshman Kaelan Daly is making an impact for the Wildcats.

Daly registered a pair of runner-up finishes in both the 50 free (24.01) and 100 free (51.98) in helping Kentucky to a win over Marshall.

The Wildcats made a push in the standings at the SEC Championsh­ips, rising up to third place going into the final day.

• La Salle grad and Lehigh University freshman Connor Goodyear contribute­d nicely to the Mountain Hawks’ performanc­e at the Patriot League Championsh­ips over the weekend.

In the men’s 800 free relay, Lehigh placed eighth of 10 teams with a time of 6:47.98 as the team of Alex Patti, Keagan Casey, Goodyear and Nicholas Gewartowsk­i finished four seconds ahead of Holy Cross and eight seconds ahead of Colgate.

Women’s basketball

• Shannon May (Archbishop Wood) added four points, six rebounds, five assists and two steals, Taylor Hamm (Perk Valley) had seven points and six boards, Anna McTamney (Plymouth Whitemarsh) had four points and two rebounds and Dayna Balasa (Upper Dublin) tallied two assists and two steals.

Huber was named the CACC Player of the Week for the week ending Feb. 13 on Monday.

In Saturday’s 61-51 win against Holy Family, Huber had eight points, a team-best 10 rebounds, two assists, two steals and two blocks. May scored four points with three rebounds, an assist and five steals, Hamm posted seven points, seven rebounds and two assists, McTamney aided the effort with seven points, a rebound, assist and steal and Balasa had three points.

Holy Family’s Lindsay Tretter (Archbishop Wood) had 10 points in Saturday’s loss.

Huber was named the CACC Player of the Week on Monday, her second straight week earning the honor.

• Casey Remolde (St. Basil Academy) blew up the box score for Kutztown in Saturday’s 57-45 win over Mansfield, scoring seven points with 10 rebounds, five assists, five blocks and six steals. Annie Whalen (Archbishop Wood) added two boards.

In Wednesday’s 75-51 win over West Chester, Remolde chalked up eight points, nine rebounds, an assist, two blocks and a steal. Whalen posted seven points and three rebounds.

Kutztown topped Millersvil­le 65-46 on Monday with Remolde chipping in two points, six rebounds, four assists, two blocks and two steals while Whalen had nine points, five rebounds and an assist and Noelle Baxter (Wood) contribute­d two rebounds and an assist.

West Chester’s Abby Penjuke (Methacton) had four points and two rebounds.

• Gwynedd Mercy University’s Haley Crossley (William Tennent) had eight points, 10 rebounds, two assists, two blocks and three steals in Wednesday’s 60-54 win over Marymount. Elise Sylvester (PJP II) added 18 points, three rebounds, four assists and two steals, Kelly Owens (Perk Valley) had nine points and Cayla Sharkey (North Penn) chipped in three points, 12 rebounds and two blocks.

Crossley picked up her fourth AEC Player of the Week award of the season on Monday

• Cabrini’s Miranda Liebtag (Abington) posted 13 points, nine rebounds, three assists, a block and a steal with Syd Kesselman (Plymouth Whitemarsh) adding four points, two rebounds, an assist and a block in Saturday’s 67-56 win over Marywood.

On Wednesday, Liebtag had five points, three rebounds, three assists and four steals in an 87-45 win over Centenary while Kesselman added nine points, five rebounds and four assists.

• Houghton’s Amanda Jackson (Abington) had seven points, three rebounds and two steals in Friday’s 51-42 loss to Utica and five points and a rebound in Saturday’s 58-43 loss to Nazareth.

The freshman finished the season leading the team with 11.0 ppg, starting all 25 games.

• Molly Walsh (Jenkintown) had four points, a rebound and two assists for Hobart and William Smith in Saturday’s 85-51 win over Rensselaer.

• Dickinson’s Jen Kremp (Jenkintown) poured in 23 points on 9-of-18 shooting with eight rebounds, two assists and a steal in Saturday’s 75-30 win over Bryn Mawr. Mia Kolb (Jenkintown) added six points, two rebounds, an assist and two steals.

In Wednesday’s 67-50 win over Franklin & Marshall, Kremp had three points and five assists. Kolb had seven points and four assists playing against her twin sister Natalie (Jenkintown), who had six points, two assists and a steal for F&M.

• Elle Stauffer (Germantown Academy) tied her season-high with nine points, adding a rebound and two assists in Friday’s 74-70 loss to Columbia.

• Dartmouth’s Grace Niekelski (Mount Saint Joseph Academy) netted five points with three rebounds in Saturday’s 66-42 loss to Columbia.

Men’s basketball

• Villanova’s Collin Gillespie (Archbishop Wood) had the best scoring game of his decorated college career in Tuesday night’s 8984 win at Providence with the fifth-year senior erupting for 33 points, his career best. Gillespie shot 10-of-17 from the floor and 5-of-8 from deep including a clutch late three to help seal the result with 28 seconds left and also had four rebounds, two assists and a steal.

Eric Dixon (Abington) had eight points, nine rebounds, three assists and a block against the Friars.

In Saturday’s 74-66 win over Georgetown, Gilliespie had nine points, 10 rebounds and five assists, his second time in four games reaching double-figure rebounds. Dixon added 10 points and two rebounds while Jordan Longino (Germantown Academy) had three points and Chris Arcidiacon­o (Neshaminy) also hit a three.

• Andrew Funk (Archbishop Wood) was the hero for Bucknell on Saturday, nailing the game-winning 3-pointer with 5.9 seconds left in overtime for a 92-89 win over Lafayette. The senior guard finished with 20 points, hitting 4-of-7 from long range while adding a rebound and three assists.

In Monday’s 86-77 loss to Lehigh, Funk went off for 24 points on 10-of-19 shooting with four rebounds, three assists and a steal.

Funk was named CoSIDAA Academic All-District team on Wednesday.

• Albany’s Matt Cerruti (Archbishop Wood) finished with 13 points, hitting 5-of-9 from the floor and 2-of-3 from deep, in Saturday’s 70-65 win over New Hampshire, adding a rebound and steal. Aaron Reddish (Norristown) added five points, a rebound, assist and a block.

Cerruti, in his first year with Albany, is hitting 45.4 percent of his looks from 3-point range and is averaging 11.4 ppg.

• Zahree Harrison (Cheltenham) had a career-best 20 points, adding season bests with five rebounds and five assists for St. Francis (PA) in Saturday’s 80-72 overtime loss to Saint Francis Brooklyn.

• West Chester had a three-win week helped by contributi­ons from Robert Smith (Bishop McDevitt) and Jamil Manigo (McDevitt) in all three of them.

On Monday, Smith had 12 points and two rebounds while Mangio gave 12 points, five rebounds and four assists in a 71-70 win over Shippensbu­rg.

The Golden Rams’ offense erupted Wednesday in a 104-78 win over Kutztown with Smith posting 18 points, four rebounds, two assists and two steals, Manigo bagging 12 points, two rebounds and an assist and Tim Myarick (Cheltenham) adding three points.

In Saturday’s 87-83 victory against Lock Haven, Manigo managed 11 points and a rebound while Smith had six points and a steal.


• Lehigh first-year Jake Whitlinger (La Salle) impressed in his college debut Friday, going 3-for-4 with a run and two RBI in the Mountain Hawks’ 5-0 season opening win against Davidson.

Whitlinger went 3-for-4 in Sunday’s 9-6 loss to Davidson with a run scored. Andrew Kohl (CB West) had a hit and RBI while Nick Pave (Springfiel­d Twp) started on the pitching mound.

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