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Landmark Announces Athletes of the Week

Landmark Announces Athletes of the Week

TOWSON, Md. - The Landmark Conference has released the Athletes of the Week. The conference will recognize a student-athlete for each sport based on their contributions to their team throughout the season.

Men’s Basketball
Even with the first snowstorm threatening the region, all eight institutions managed to play both scheduled conference games. Drew University finished the weekend with a 2-0 record, defeating Susquehanna University 88-84 on Wednesday and Goucher College 85-50 on Saturday. The Rangers (12-3, 4-0 LC) are on a four game win streak and sit at the top of the Landmark standings. Moravian College is second in the standings with a 3-1 record in conference and 10-5 overall. The Greyhounds knocked off The University of Scranton, 80-67 and defeated Juniata College 79-37. Susquehanna, also 3-1 in the Landmark and 10-5 overall, split a pair of conference games. After being edged by Drew, the River Hawks hosted Elizabethtown College, defeating the Blue Jays, 84-70.  

Women’s Basketball
Pushing its streak to 15, the University of Scranton women’s basketball team went 2-0 in conference play, outscoring opponents 125-81. The Lady Royals hosted Moravian College on Wednesday, defeating the Greyhounds 72-45 and defeated Catholic University 53-36 on Saturday. Juniata College sits second in the standings with a 3-1 Landmark record and is 5-10 overall. The Eagles dropped a 64-40 decision to Catholic on Wednesday before defeating Moravian 63-53 on Saturday.

Swimming & Diving
Catholic University competed at Washington College and Juniata College swam at Chatham University. Susquehanna University competed against Franklin & Marshall and WPI while Elizabethtown College and University of Scranton swam against one another. 

Track & Field
Elizabethtown College was the lone team to compete on Saturday. The Blue Jays ran at the Coach I Open.

 

 Men's Basketball

Men's Athlete of the Week - Nate Aldrich, Drew

Men's Athlete of the Week - Nate Aldrich, Drew

(Sr, F - Franklinville, N.J.)

Drew University senior Nate Aldrich averaged 19.0 points and 8.5 rebounds per game while shooting 56.7 percent from the field in a 2-0 week for the first-place Rangers. He opened with a 20-point, seven-rebound performance in an 88-84 victory at Susquehanna. He followed up with his fourth double-double of the season with 18 points and 10 rebounds in an 85-50 win over Goucher. Aldrich shot 9-for-14 against the River Hawks and 8-for-16 versus the Gophers, helping Drew push its record to 12-3 - its best start since 1979-80 - and 4-0 in the conference.

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 Women's Basketball

Women's Athlete of the Week - Lydia Lawson, Elizabethtown

Women's Athlete of the Week - Lydia Lawson, Elizabethtown

(Jr, G - Mountain Top, Pa.)

Elizabethtown junior guard Lydia Lawson averaged 31.0 ppg over her last two and helped the Blue Jays even their Landmark Conference record at 2-2 with road wins at Goucher and Susquehanna. Lawson hit 10-of-13 shots against the Gophers and finished with 25 as the Jays won handily, 81-48. Lawson then put on a show Saturday at Susquehanna with a career-high 37 points, including 13 in overtime as E-town came back from a nine-point halftime deficit to defeat the River Hawks. It was only Elizabethtown's third 30+ point game in the last decade. Lawson shot just shy of 60 percent for the week and averaged 6.5 rebounds, 4.0 assists, and 3.5 steals per game.

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 Swimming & Diving

Men's Athlete of the Week - Greg McCarthy, Catholic

Men's Athlete of the Week - Greg McCarthy, Catholic

(So., Silver Spring, Md.)

Catholic University sophomore Greg McCarthy took first in four events in Catholic's 160-102 non conference win over Washington College. He touched the wall first in the 100-breaststroke (1:00.09), 200-breaststroke (2:13.25), 200-IM (1:59.13), and was part of the first-place 200-medley relay team.

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Women's Athlete of the Week - Lauren Byrne, Scranton

Women's Athlete of the Week - Lauren Byrne, Scranton

(So., Cranford, N.J.)

University of Scranton sophomore Lauren Byrne was impressive in a dual meet yet again for the Royals, as she helped the team improve their record to 6-1 on the year with a 180-79 victory over Elizabethtown on Sunday. She swam the third leg on the 200-medley relay team, while her time in the 400-IM was over 11 seconds better (4:48.88) than the second place finisher in the event. Byrne also earned a first-place finish in the 100-breaststroke with a time of 1:10.41.

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 Track & Field

Men's Track Athlete of the Week - Samuel Gerstenbacher, Elizabethtown

Men's Track Athlete of the Week - Samuel Gerstenbacher, Elizabethtown

(Jr., Pittsgrove, N.J.)

Elizabethtown College junior Samuel Gerstenbacher won his second event of the indoor season. After finishing first in the 3,000m in December at Franklin & Marshall, Gerstenbacher competed in the mile on Saturday at the Coach I Open at F&M and won with a time of 4:29.84. Gerstenbacher has posted the fastest times in both events in the Landmark this season.

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Men's Field Athlete of the Week - Curtis Reynolds, Elizabethtown

Men's Field Athlete of the Week - Curtis Reynolds, Elizabethtown

(Jr., Orwigsburg, Pa.)

Elizabethtown College junior Curtis Reynolds won the triple jump on Saturday at Franklin & Marshall's Coach I Open. Reynolds jumped 12.56m (41'2-1/2") to win the event, the first of his career. He also placed 9th at 5.50m (18’0-1/2”) in the triple jump.

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Women's Track Athlete of the Week - Kaitlin Donahue, Elizabethtown

Women's Track Athlete of the Week - Kaitlin Donahue, Elizabethtown

(So., Sewell, N.J.)

Elizabethtown College sophomore Kaitlin Donahue was the top finisher on the track for the Blue Jays at Saturday's Coach I Open hosted by F&M. Donahue placed third in the 3,000m in 11:02.49.

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Women's Field Athlete of the Week - Kelli Garriott, Elizabethtown

Women's Field Athlete of the Week - Kelli Garriott, Elizabethtown

(Fr., Hampstead, Md.)

Elizabethtown College freshman Kelli Garriott hit 1.57m (5'1-3/4") in the high jump on Saturday at the Coach I Open. Garriott finished second in the competition and was one of the top performers for the Blue Jays at the meet.

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