fall short at Muskingum
(February 12, 2003) the Wilmington College Quakers were defeated
69-58 by conference foe Muskingum College on Wednesday evening.
2-13 OAC) trailed by four early in the game before the team went
on a 9-0 run to take a five-point, 9-4 lead five minutes into the
game. Muskingum chipped away at the Quaker advantage, and took the
lead back two minutes later. The two teams battled back and forth
until the Muskies took a five point lead with 4:23 left, and would
not trail for the rest of the game, as they went into the locker
room with a 32-26 halftime lead.
6-9 OAC) scored first in the second half with a layup before the
Quakers scored five straight to cut the deficit to three. That would
be as close as the team would come the rest of the way, as the team
was defeated 69-58 by the conference rivals.
Adam Weber (Peebles/Peebles)
led the team in scoring with 16 points while Greg Liggens (Toledo/Scott)
scored 12 and Will Bruce (Cleveland/Benedictine) chipped in 10.
Liggens grabbed eight rebounds for the Quakers while senior point
guard Dave Hudson (Bucyrus/Col. Crawford) added a career-high-tying
seven assists to the effort.
led by Eric Sheck who scored 24 points while Kent Keitch added 14
for the victors.
The next game
for the Green and White is on Saturday, February 15 when the team
travels to Alliance, Ohio to face off against the Purple Raiders
of Mount Union College with tip-off set for 3:00.