Sports Wrap

November 24, 2008

In men’s basketball:
Sophomore Kevin Henry (Potomac, Md./Bullis School) exploded for a career-high 29 points, matching his 2007-08 season-high total of 17 at halftime, to lead McDaniel to a 100-55 victory Nov. 21 over Penn State York in non-conference men’s basketball action. The Green Terror returns to action at 7 p.m. Nov. 25 at St. Mary’s (Md.) in the first round of 2008 Provident Pride of Maryland Tournament.

In women’s basketball:
A second-half rally led Susquehanna to a 78-68 victory Nov. 23 over McDaniel in the 2008 non-conference Pepsi/Weis Markets Tip-Off Tournament championship.

Sally Grace (Catonsville, Md./Mount de Sales Academy) netted a team-high 12 points to lead McDaniel to a 65-30 victory over Rutgers-Newark Nov. 22 in the first round of the Pepsi/Weis Markets Tip-Off Tournament at Susquehanna in non-conference women’s basketball action. The Green Terror returns to action at 7 p.m. Nov. 25 at Lebanon Valley.

In cross country:
Lindsay Wilson (Catonsville, Md./Seton Keogh) finished 16th overall to lead the McDaniel women to a 21st-place finish at the 2008 NCAA Division III Mideast cross country regional Nov. 15 at Waynesburg. The Green Terror tallied 609 points to finish 10 places better than 2007 and with 163 fewer points in the 43-team field. Johns Hopkins won the team title with 80 points, 49 points better than second-place Dickinson.  On the men’s side, McDaniel also placed 21st with 637 points in the 43-team field. Carnegie Mellon won the team title with 37 points.

In football:
Four members of the McDaniel College football team were named to the 2008 All-Centennial Conference (CC) team, the CC announced Nov. 17. Juniors Mike Weick (Holland, Pa./Penn Charter) and Travis Wenrich (Wernersville, Pa./Conrad Weiser) were named to the second team while juniors Austin Herr (Millersville, Pa./Penn Manor) and Aaron Slaughter (Baltimore, Md./Loyola) were tabbed as honorable mentions.

Johns Hopkins scored a 27-10 victory over McDaniel Nov. 15 in the final game of the season.

In swimming:
Ursinus took a 116-74 men’s swimming victory over McDaniel Nov. 15 in Centennial Conference (CC) action. McDaniel returns to the pool at the Franklin & Marshall Invitational on Dec. 6-7.

Gettysburg swam to a 114-65 women’s swimming victory Nov. 12 over McDaniel in Centennial Conference (CC) action. On the men’s side, Gettysburg (3-0, 2-0 CC) took a 103-67 victory over McDaniel (0-2, 0-2 CC), winning six of the meet’s first seven events.

In wrestling:
Brock Glotfelty (Grantsville, Md./Northern Garrett) recorded two pins but McDaniel dropped a pair of matches in a tri-match Nov. 22 at Wilkes in non-conference wrestling action on Saturday. The Green Terror (0-3) opened the day with a 30-18 loss to No. 27 New York University before dropping a 30-9 decision to Wilkes. Zach Hetrick (Hanover, Pa./South Western) also went 2-0 on the day, recording a pin in 2:46 and an 8-2 victory. Brent Lowe (Dumfries, Va./Forest Park) went 1-1 on the day, notching a 6-4 decision at 149. Will Yeo (Lexington Park, Md./Great Mills) also added a 10-6 victory at 197. The Green Terror returns to action at 1 p.m. Dec. 6 at home against Centenary and Scranton.

Brock Glotfelty (Grantsville, Md./Northern Garrett) went 4-0 Nov. 16 with three pins to improve to 9-0 on the season and win at heavyweight for McDaniel at the Ursinus Fall Brawl in wrestling action. Brent Lowe (Dumfries, Va./Forest Park) added a third-place finish for the Green Terror at 149, going 3-2 with a pin on the day. Glotfelty opened his day with a forfeit victory before recording three straight falls to earn his second consecutive tournament title.