Husky Update

Men’s Basketball: The men defeated Goldey-Beacom 94-67 on Wednesday, Feb. 12 for their fourth consecutive victory. During the game, Lorenzo Christmas (R Sr. Guard) became the all-time leader in three pointers made in school history, after hitting his 226th shot. He finished the game with 20 points and five assists, while Dontahe Jordan (R Sr. G/F) scored 16 points and grabbed 15 rebounds.

The Huskies then lost a hard-fought battle to East Stroudsburg by a score of 93-77 on Saturday, Feb. 15. Alssene Saintilus (Jr. Forward) scored a team-high 19 points on 7-11 shooting from the field.

Bloomsburg capped off their three game stretch with an 81-68 loss to West Chester on Wednesday, Feb. 19. Jordan posted a stat line of 16 points and six rebounds while Saintilus scored 14 points and grabbed eight rebounds.

However, the Huskies rebounded with an 89-80 comeback win over Mansfield on Saturday, Feb. 22. Jon Riles (Jr. Guard) scored a game-high 26 points on 8-13 shooting, as Bloomsburg outscored Mansfield by 18 points in the second half.

Notes:

The Huskies are now 15-10 overall, and 10-5 in the PSAC East Division.

With the win over Mansfield, Bloomsburg clinched the #3 seed for the upcoming PSAC tournament.

The Huskies’ next game will be vs. Kutztown on Wednesday, Feb. 26. Tip-off is scheduled for 7:30 p.m.

Women’s Basketball: The women defeated East Stroudsburg 61-48 on Saturday, Feb. 15 for their 13th consecutive victory. Nine Huskies scored in the game, led by Jocelyn Ford (Jr. Guard), who had 13 points, four rebounds and four assists.

The women then held on for a 66-58 win over West Chester on Wednesday, Feb. 19. Catherine Noack (Sr. Guard) scored a team-high 20 points on 7-8 shooting from the field, including six 3-pointers.

The women rapped up their week with a 63-55 win over Mansfield on Saturday, Feb. 22. Noack and Ford each scored 16 points, while combining to make six 3 pointers.

Notes:

The Huskies are now 22-3 overall, and 13-2 in the PSAC East Division.

The women are currently ranked 16th in Division II.

Bloomsburg has won 15 games in a row, and have now clinched the PSAC East Division regular season title.

The Huskies’ next game will be vs. Kutztown on Wednesday, Feb. 26. Tip-off is scheduled for 5:30 p.m.

Wrestling: On Sunday, Feb. 16, the Bloomsburg University wrestling team lost 21-15 to #11 Oklahoma, and to 23-8 to #18 Illinois at the EAS/NWCA National Duals in Columbus, OH.

Recording wins for the Huskies against Oklahoma were:

#14 Redshirt senior Josh Veltre (165 lbs.)

Redshirt senior Mike Dessino (174 lbs.)

#6 Redshirt senior Richard Perry (197 lbs.)

#16 Redshirt senior Justin Grant (285 lbs.)

Recording wins for Bloomsburg against Illinois were:

Redshirt junior Kevin Hartnett (157 lbs.)

Redshirt senior Mike Dessino (174 lbs.)

#6 Redshirt senior Richard Perry (197 lbs.)

#16 Redshirt senior Justin Grant (285 lbs.)

Notes:

Bloomsburg is now 8-8 on the year and 4-2 in the EWL.

Bloomsburg’s next match will be on Feb. 22 at  Binghamton University.

Men’s Track and Field: The men competed at the Bucknell Tune-Up Meet on Friday, Feb. 14. Kyle Phillips (Jr. Distance) improved his PSAC-qualifying time in the mile with a career-best run of 4:19.19. In the high jump Griffin Schwab (Fr. Jumps) posted a personal record with a mark of 2.00 meters (6 feet, 6 and ¾ inches), while Cole Parkinson (Sr. Jumps) had a personal record in the long jump with a mark of 6.60 meters (21 feet, 8 inches).

Notes:

The Huskies will compete next at the Denault Invitational on Saturday, Feb. 22.

Women’s Track and Field: The women competed at the Bucknell Tune-Up Meet on Friday, Feb. 14. In the 3000-meter run Lauren Lehman (Jr. Distance) won the event with a time of 10:10.97, the third fastest time in the PSAC this year. The time was not only Lehman’s career-best, but also an NCAA-provisional time. Alexis Rankin (Jr. Sprinter) was third overall in the 800-meter run with a school record time of 2:18.66.

Notes:

The Huskies will compete next at the Denault Invitational on Saturday, Feb. 22.

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