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Michael Keating

Men’s Basketball (6-16)

Jan. 25 vs. Bucknell

L, 78-55

After trailing by 17 at halftime, there was little to no hope for the Leopards against one of the conference’s best teams. The freshmen were the story in the this one, with Kyle Stout and Lukas Jarrett both scoring nine points and Hunter Janacek scoring a team-leading 11.

Jan. 28 vs. Loyola

L, 70-62

After a slow start in which the Leopards trailed by 28, they were able to cut the deficit to one on the back of 21 points from senior Nick Lindner. Junior Matt Klinewski was the only other Leopard to join Lindner in double digit scoring, dropping 10 points.

Feb. 1 @ Army

L, 80-73

After falling into an early hole yet again, the Leopards were unable comeback and fell to the Golden Knights. Lindner became only the sixth player in Patriot League history to amass 500 assists in a career.

Women’s Basketball (1-21)

Jan. 28 @ Loyola

L, 75-47

Despite forcing 19 turnovers, the Loyola offense was too powerful for the Leopards. Freshman Olivia Gumbs and senior Ashley Lutz led the team in scoring with 10 points apiece.

Feb. 1 vs. Army

L, 63-55

Even though the Leopards took a lead into the fourth quarter, they weren’t able to hold on as Army handed them their 21st straight loss. Junior Anna Ptasinski had a career high five three pointers on her way to dropping 19 points on the night.

Track and Field

Jan. 28 @ John Covert Classic

Senior Pat Corcoran and junior Dave McGriff dominated for the Leopards in the field events, finishing first and fifth, and second and fourth in the weight throw and the shot put, respectively. Junior Michael Thorne was able to bounce back from the meet against Lehigh last week to take first place in the pole vault.

Swimming

Jan. 28 @ Bucknell Invitational

The men’s 200 yard free relay, composed of freshman Bryce Currie, juniors Sam Haines and Xavier Laracuente and sophomore Kyle Doherty finished in third. Junior Nick Whiteman had the best individual performance for the men, placing third in the 1650 freestyle in a time of 17:21.79. For the women, sophomore Kara Rosenthal had the best performance, finishing sixth in the 200 butterfly in a time of 2:18.90.