February 22, 2008

The McDaniel College men’s and women’s basketball teams will play in the Centennial Conference (CC) championships this week.

McDaniel will host Dickinson in the first-round game of the 2008 CC men’s basketball championship at 7 p.m. Feb. 27. The fourth-seeded Green Terror (15-10, 10-8 CC), making its first tournament appearance since 1995, faces the fifth-seeded Red Devils (13-11, 9-9 CC), who are making their first playoff appearance since 1997. It is the first time the two teams have met in the CC playoffs. The winner advances to Saturday’s semifinals at top-seeded Ursinus (23-2, 18-0 CC), ranked 17th in the latest Division III poll.

The McDaniel’s women’s basketball team will play Gettysburg at 7 p.m.
Feb. 27 in the first-round game of the Centennial Conference championship. The fifth-seeded Green Terror (13-12, 11-7 CC) faces the fourth-seeded Bullets (16-9, 12-6 CC). The winner advances to Saturday’s semifinals at top-seeded Franklin & Marshall (19-6, 14-4 CC).

In the CC wrestling championships Feb. 23, Brock Glotfelty ’11 placed second at heavyweight to lead McDaniel to a seventh place finish at Ursinus. The Green Terror recorded 28 team points.

In his final collegiate event, swimmer Chris Reed ’08 etched his name in the McDaniel record book as a part of four program records, leading the Green Terror to a sixth-place showing at the 2008 Centennial Conference
(CC) Championships at Franklin & Marshall. The Green Terror men tallied
277 points to finish sixth. Reed nabbed a silver medal and program record in the 100 breaststroke with a time of 58.83 seconds. Swimming the event as exhibition, he also set a new program-best mark in the 100 butterfly, finishing in a time of 53.52. Reed was also part of two relay teams that set new records.

In McDaniel men’s indoor track and field Feb. 23, Jason Maier threw a distance of 13.95 meters to win the shot put and lead the team to a fifth-place finish at the DuCharme Invitational at Dickinson.