Local roundup: Bucknell men beat Vandy

From staff and wire reports

Zach Thomas scored 17 points and Stephen Brown and Nana Foulland both added 15 to lead Bucknell in a 75-72 upset of Vander­bilt in the campus portion of the Las Vegas Invita­tional on Monday night.

Bucknell’s last win over a Southeastern Conference team was a 59-55 victory over Arkansas in the 2006 NCAA Tournament.

Vanderbilt’s Matthew Fisher-Davis scored 23 points, including a 3-pointer that tied the game at 65-all with 3:38 left.

He had a chance to send the game into overtime, but made only 2 of 3 foul shots with 5.2 seconds left, narrowing Bucknell’s lead to 73-72. Fisher-Davis finished 4 of 7 from 3-point range.

Kimball Mackenzie ad­ded two foul shots for Bucknell with 4.1 seconds left. Foulland grabbed 12 rebounds.

Hobart first-year forward and Lewisburg graduate Sam Allen was named the Liberty League Men’s Basketball Rookie of the Week by the conference office. He averaged 11.0 points a team-high 7.0 rebounds, and 1.5 steals per game in a 1-1 week on the road.

• In women’s basketball, Westminster dealt Penn College a 67-40 setback. The Wildcats fell to 0-2, while the Titans improved to 2-1. Alicia Ross netted a game-high 20 points for Penn College on 6 of 15 shooting from the floor, and grabbed a team-best nine rebounds.

• In sprint football, Mansfield’s Kurt Logan, Kyle Post and Steve Sicilia were selected to 1st Team honors while Mike Bucek, John Capwell, Kyle Pierce and Kardale Taylor were selected to the second Team and Doug Bird, Dylan Flexer, Isaac Ha­vens, D.J. McLean Jr., Brandon Pace and Jakob Woods were named to Honorable Mention by the Collegiate Sprint Football League (CSFL). Taylor, a Loyal­sock graduate, earned 2nd Team honors as a defensive back. As a freshman, Taylor ranked among the CSFL in interceptions and passes defended leaders in 2016 with three interceptions and 11 passes defended.

Six Lycoming student-athletes earned a slot on the 2016 MAC Fall Sportsman­ship Team. Included are freshman Quincy Amabile (men’s cross country), senior Sarah Donovan (women’s cross country), senior Tyler Smith (football), senior Alfonce Mutuku (men’s soccer), senior Amanda Wisol­merski (women’s soccer) and senior Tayler Whitman (volleyball).

Women’s Basketball

Westminster 67,

Penn College 40

PENN COLLEGE (40)

Alicia Ross 6-15 5-8 20, Jane Herman 4-10 0-0 11, Maddie Wenk 2-6 0-0 5. Brittany Mitchell 1-10 2-4 4, Gwendolyn Lavelle 0-4 0-0 0, Camaren Banks 0-3 0-0 0, Tiffany Brown 0-2 0-0 0, Karlee Moyer 0-0 0-3 0, Erin Shaffer 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 13-50 7-15 40.

WESTMINSTER (67)

Kylie Cook 6-10 8-9 20, Emily Fromknecht 5-11 4-4 14, Rachel Durbin 3-7 3-4 9, Aliya Gage 3-4 0-0 8, Kristine Fromknecht 3-8 2-2 8, Francesca Sicari 2-3 0-0 4, Maggie Monahan 1-5 0-1 2, Sara Morini 1-3 0-0 2, Brooke Lyczek 0-3 0-0 0, Jackie Mathews 0-5 0-0 0, Casey Spieler 0-1 0-0 0, Kayla Bennett 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 24-61 17-20 67.

PC     17 7 11 5- 40

W     21 12 19 15- 67

3-point goals: PC 7-25 (Ross 3-10, Herman 3-8, Wenk 1-3, Lavelle 0-3, Brown 0-1), Westminster 2-15 (Durbin 0-4, Gage 2-2, Fromknecht 0-1, Morini 0-2, Lyczek 0-3, Mathews 0-3) Rebounds: PC 30 (Ross 9), Westminster 48 (Fromknecht 9). Assists: PC 9 (Herman 2, Lavelle 2), Westminster 16 (Durbin 6).

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