MensBasketball_SoDanielBrown_MarkCooleyWomensBasketball_FrMadelineWilliams_MarkCooley (1)By Kayla Zapcic

Elm Staff Writer

Both the men’s and women’s basketball teams delved deep into their second round of Centennial Conference play.

The Shorewomen had a packed week, taking on McDaniel College at home, Ursinus College away, and Gettysburg College away.

Head Coach Alisha Mosley looks forward to closing out some more Conference games.

“I look forward to continuing to see the team grow together and improve each day. We had some close games in the first half of conference play and I am looking forward to getting a second chance with some of those teams and getting a few sweeps,” she said.

Washington College took on McDaniel on Tuesday, Feb. 5 for the Play4Kay game. The Shorewomen fell short after their halftime buzzer beater.

Freshman Madeline Williams hit a three pointer from about 35 feet out for a 31-26 halftime lead. Senior Kristi Kozlowski led the team in points and rebounds with 12 for each. Williams led the team in assists with five. She was also named Goose Nation TV Shorewomen Player of the Game.

On Thursday, Feb. 7, the women’s teamtook on Ursinus at home losing 64-49. Junior Cassidy Quattro led the team with 16 points and nine rebounds while Williams had three assists.

The Shorewomen took on the Bullets at Gettysburg on Saturday, Feb. 9, losing 64-38.

Senior Emily Theimann led the team in points with 10 and went five-for-seven in shooting. Quattro had seven rebounds and junior Caitlyn Clark had four assists. Both teams scored nine points off turnovers.

The men’s basketball team took on Ursinus on Wednesday, Feb. 6, away. WC beat the Bears 83-67 with an 18-point lead to end the first half of the game. Junior Alec Lewis led the team with 21 points. Freshman Tray Wright had his first career double with 17 points and a game-high of 13 rebounds and three steals.

Junior Dallas Marshall led the team in assists with four. This was the first win for WC against Ursinus since February 14, 2015 where they won 94-85.

This win, as well as Franklin & Marshall’s win over Dickinson, puts the Shoremen in a three-way tie for the fifth and final Centennial Conference playoff spot.

On Saturday, Feb. 9, away at Gettysburg, the Shoremen defeated the Bullets 56-53. Marshall and Wright led the team in points with 15 each and Marshall also led the team in rebounds with six.

Wright led the team in assists with two. The Shoremen have now gone 8-4 in their last 12 Centennial Conference games, despite starting 0-4 in conference play.

They are currently on a three-game win streak and with their current eight Centennial Conference wins, they have won more in-Conference games this season than their past three seasons combined, which was seven.

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