The College Report: Chatham's Murphy Gets Sixth Double-Double of Season for Gettysburg

January 26, 2013 at 10:13 AM

Caroline Murphy (Chatham, Jr.) came up with a double-double (her sixth of the season) as Gettysburg extended its win streak in women's basketball to five with a 62-46 victory over Dickinson at home on Wednesday. She scored 16 points, getting eight of 17 shots to drop, and pulled down 10 rebounds. Her five steals were a game high. The Bullets are 12-5 overall and 9-3 in the Centennial Conference.

King's College rolled over Misericordia, 74-61, in Dallas, Pa. on Wednesday. Lindsay Atchison (Green Village, Sr.) contributed 11 points to the winning cause, as she canned four of nine field goal attempts, including one of three from long range, and two of four from the foul line. She also had five rebounds. King's is 14-4 on the season.


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Army's Kevin Ferguson (Berkeley Heights, Fr.) scored 10 points in the Black Knights' 93-90 overtime loss to Colgate in Hamilton, N.Y. on Wednesday. The 6-10 center out of Gov. Livingston High also blocked three shots in just 12 minutes on the floor. Army dropped to 8-11 overall and 1-3 in the Patriot League.

Lamar Powell (West Orange, Jr.) had a hand in more than half (13 of 23) of Bard's successful field goal attempts in Tuesday's 80-56 road loss to Rensselaer Poly. Six of his 12 field goal attempts were good, and he assisted on seven other buckets, which was a game high. He finished with 13 points. Bard is 4-11 overall and 1-7 in Liberty League play.

Amherst's Tom Killian (Summit, Jr.) had his first collegiate double-double in the Lord Jeffs' 83-67 win at home over Williams on Wednesday. He tallied 11 points, which came on 3-of-6 shooting from downtown and 2-of-2 from the foul line. He also grabbed 11 rebounds as Amherst improved to 16-2.

Bloomfield's Kevin Udo (West Orange, Jr.) has amassed many double-doubles in his three years with the Deacons and got another in Wednesday's 81-76 home win over Concordia (N.Y.). He scored 12 points, having made three of six shots from the field and six of 10 at the foul line, He also came down with 11 caroms and blocked two shots. The Deacons are now 10-8 overall and 8-2 in the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference.

Andy Charles (West Orange, Jr.), likewise, posted yet another double-double in Centenary's 65-44 win over Cairn in Hackettstown on Monday. He realized a team-high 16 points, making six of 13 shots from the field and four of five from the foul line. He added 11 rebounds to the mix for the Cyclones (9-10).

James Burke (Scotch Plains, Sr.) played all 40 minutes of MIT's 55-50 win over Clark in Worcester, Mass. on Wednesday. The 5-11 guard out of Seton Hall Prep scored 10 points, hitting three of eight shots launched from behind the three-point arc and two of three free throws. The Engineers improved to 13-4 overall and 4-2 in the New England Women and Men's Athletic Conference.

The Stevens Tech tandem of Russ Thompson (West Orange, Sr.) and Patrick Sabatino (Westfield, Soph.) shot over 50 percent from the field and accounted for more than half of the Ducks' offensive production in Tuesday's 63-56 loss to Hartwick in Oneonta, N.Y. Thompson, a 5-10 guard out of West Orange High, led all Stevens scorers with 20 points, making seven of 15 field goal attempts (five of 11 three-point tries) and one of three free throws. Sabatino, a 6-6 forward out of Westfield High, added 16 points on 5-of-8 shooting from the field (he made his lone three-point attempt) and 5-of-6 at the foul line. He also blocked three Hartwick shots. The Ducks slipped to 14-2 overall and 5-1 in the Empire 8.

Jack Cole (New Providence, Soph.) fed teammate Sam Markle, who converted a three-point try that gave Stonehill its 56th and winning point in Wednesday's 56-55 win over American International in Springfield, Mass. Cole scored nine points of his own on 4-for-5 shooting from the floor, plus one successful free throw. He also received eight rebounds and rejected two AIC shots. The Skyhawks returned home with an 8-8 record overall and 4-8 in the Northeast-10.


The Rutgers tandem of Brittany Guinee (Berkeley Heights, Jr.) and Greta Leberfinger (Chatham, Soph.) earned victories in last weekend's dual meet in Piscataway with Central Connecticut State and Richmond. Guinee left the pool victorious in the 200-yard butterfly, which she swam in 2:03.52. She also got second place in the butterfly at 100 yards, finishing in 56.65, with the winner in at 55.47. Richmond's Anna Fetter (Westfield, Soph.) was the third finisher in this race, coming in at 58.22. Leberfinger captured the 200-yard breaststroke with a winning time of 2:21.54. Similarly, she got second place in the shorter (100-yard) version of that event, needing 1:05.31, as opposed to a rival's 1:05.06. Guinee and Leberfinger swam the second and third legs, respectively, for Rutgers' 'B' team in the 200-yard medley relay, which they won, with the Richmond 'B' team a little more than a second behind them. Fetter took the third leg for the Spiders.

Will Brown (Chatham, Soph.) of Williams College won two events in last Sunday's tri-meet with Tufts and Wesleyan. He was victorious in the 50-yard freestyle, which he won in 21.78, and the 100-yard butterfly, with a winning time of 52.83. Tufts' Cam Simko (Summit, Fr.) was third to finish in the 500-yard freestyle. He completed the race in 4:46.08, with the winner having finished in 4:40.14. 

Washington & Lee's Brittany Ross (Chatham, Sr.) won the 200-yard butterfly last Saturday in a tri-meet against Catholic University and Marymount. She stopped the teletimer in 2:18.34. On the men's side, W&L's Brennan Haley (Westfield, Fr.) got third place in the 100-yard backstroke, a race in which the Generals swept the top four spots. He was done in 55.27, with his winning teammate getting in at 53.00. Haley also took a spin on his side's winning 'A' team in the 200-yard freestyle relay, swimming the third leg.

Both Susquehanna's men's and women's teams got valuable contributions from local swimmers last Saturday in a tri-meet with Juniata and Drew. Dana Pontecorvo (New Providence, Soph.) won the women's 800-meter freestyle in 10:07.02. She also got second place in the 200-meter butterfly (her 2:44.76 against a winning 2:25.95) and third place in the 200-meter breaststroke (her 3:04.39 against a winning 2:54.30). Among the guys, Nick Boyle (Westfield, Soph.) was the winner of the 50-meter freestyle, which he completed in 25.60. Drew's Stan Chu (Livingston, Fr.) got fifth place in the 100-meter breaststroke, which he completed in 1:21.18, in a race won in 1:07.70. 

Anne Trojanowski (Chatham, Soph.) of Union College won two events in a dual meet with Middlebury last Saturday. She was first home in the freestyle at both 200 and 500 yards. Her winning times were 1:59.07 and 5:16.8, respectively. She also got fourth place in the 100-yard butterfly, with a finishing time of 1:02.48 in a race won in 1:01.15. She racked up 20 points for Union in those races, a considerable portion of their point total on the day. Middlebury prevailed by a score of 221-74.

Kelsey Wilson (Westfield, Jr.) of Rhodes College got second place in the women's 500-yard freestyle in a tri-meet with Hendrix College and Arkansas-Little Rock, held last Saturday in the latter's pool. She posted a time of 5:24.05 in a race won in 5:20.66. Wilson also swam the first leg for Rhodes' winning 'A' team in the 200-yard freestyle relay.


Chris Mazzocchi (Madison, Jr.) scored a 4-0 decision over Lycoming's Matthew Neff on Thursday to help King's College to a 21-12 victory in Williamsport, Pa. Mazzocchi, a Madison High grad, wrestles at 149 pounds.


Notre Dame's Quentin Monaghan (Chatham, Fr.) won matches last Saturday against opponents from Marquette and  Western Illinois. He defeated Marquette's Logon Collins, 6-3, 6-1, at third singles and moved up to the second spot to take on Patrick Hammers of Western Illinois, whom he defeated, 6-0, 6-2. The Fighting Irish won both matches, 7-0.


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