Caldwell College Cougar's Men's Basketball Fall to Dominican College Chargers

Michael Balkovic, sophomore forward from Neptune, studying Management, scored 19 points and  16 rebounds Credits: Matt McLagan

CALDWELL, NJ - Last night the Caldwell College Cougars Men’s Basketball Team was unable to pull off a victory against the Dominican College Chargers. The clash ended with a tough final score of 83-68, Chargers.

From the onset, the game was tight, but with 5:20 left in the first half, the Chargers had a 30-23 lead. The Cougars ended the final minutes before the half, however, with a 39-37 lead.

Cougar’s Billy McDonald scored eight points before the half, including a three-pointer and a conventional three-point play. Dawan Lighty led Caldwell with 11 points in the half, while Khaleev Ginyard scored 12 points for the Chargers.

Over the first five minutes of the second half, Dominican took control to lead the game 50-41. With 8:27 remaining, A.J. Burton, sophomore guard from New Rochelle, NY, who is studying Athletic Training, scored a three-pointer for the Chargers bringing their lead to 67-50. The Cougars never regained their lead, and the game ultimately ended 83-68, Chargers.


  • Michael Balkovic 
    sophomore forward from Neptune, studying Management
    19 points
    16 rebounds
  • Dawan Lighty
    freshman guard from Paterson, studying Business Administration
    14 points
  • Kevin Walker 
    sophomore guard from Bayonne, studying Accounting
    11 points
  • Billy McDonald
    freshman forward from North Haven, CT, studying Education
    11 points - career high
    4 out of 4 field goal attempts
    2 out of 2 free throws


  • Khaleev Ginyard 
    junior guard from Brentwood, NY, studying Business
    17 points
  • Cory Quimby 
    senior guard from Otisville, NY, studying Criminal Justice
    11 points
    10 rebounds

Click HERE to see the box score and play-by-play analysis.

Credit: The Dominican Chargers

The game was played in the George R. Newman Center. The loss of this Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) game to Dominican College caused the Cougars to fall to 6-14 overall and 2-9 in the conference, while the Chargers improved to 17-3, 11-1 CACC.

On Saturday, beginning at 3pm, Caldwell hosts the Philadelphia University of the Sciences in the Newman Center.

For further information:
Caldwell College Athletics
Matt McLagan
Sports Information Director
George R. Newman Center
120 Bloomfield Avenue
Caldwell, NJ 07006
(973) 618-3260
Facebook: Caldwell College Athletics

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