Campus corner: Former State College swimmer shines for James Madison

For the CDTJanuary 14, 2014 

Former State College swimmer Susanne Gingher was the only double winner for James Madison University in a 202-90 women’s romp over Georgetown on Saturday.

Gingher won the 100 backstroke in a career-best 57.46 seconds and also took the 100 freestyle in 52.13 seconds for the Dukes of the Colonial Athletic Association.

Wrestling

Mitchell Port (Bellefonte, Edinboro) now owns a 16-0 record and the No. 1 ranking at 141 pounds.

Ty Millward (State College, West Virginia) is 1-2 as a walk-on at 149 pounds for the Mountaineers.

Leo Wortman (Bellefonte, Stevens Institute of Technology) returned from injuries and went 2-1 as Stevens finished second at the Virginia Duals. Wortman, who had a broken nose and an injured shoulder, is now 8-7 at 157 pounds.

Basketball

Brian Scholly (State College, Juniata) is averaging 14.2 points per game, has 69 rebounds, four steals, 19 assists and four blocks. Juniata is 11-2.

Kate McDonald (State College, Juniata) averages 18.5 points, 11.8 rebounds, 3.6 assists and 3.8 steals. Juniata is 7-6.

Dennis Fisher (Bald Eagle Area, Juniata) has a 2.1 scoring average, five assists, 17 rebounds, two steals and four blocks.

Jena Matter (Bellefonte, Mansfield) leads the team in scoring with a 13.8 average. She has 103 rebounds, 27 assists and 25 steals. Mansfield is 0-15.

Brittany Butterworth (BEA, Pitt-Greensburg) has a 3.5 scoring average to go with 27 rebounds, 15 assists and nine steals. Pitt-Greensburg is 6-7.

Taylor Allison (State College, St. Francis) has a 0.4 scoring average, two rebounds, two assists and one steal. St. Francis is 4-10.

Jenna Altomare (State College, Kutztown) averages 6.2 points and 1.2 rebounds per game. She also has 11 assists and 10 steals. Kutztown is 6-8.

Kyle Kanaskie (State College, Truman State) averages 7.3 points and 3.2 rebounds per game to go along with 33 assists and 12 steals. Truman State is 10-3.

Kaitlyn Miller (BEA, PSU-Fayette) averages 13.6 points, 12.0 rebounds. 7 assists and 0.4 steals. Fayette is 7-4.

Maddie Basstress (Penns Valley, Washington & Jefferson) has seven rebounds, a steal and a 0.8 scoring average. W&J is 8-3.

Swimming

Sam Eaton (State College, Dickinson) placed fourth in the 50 breaststroke at the Bob Mowerson Invitational in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

Alex Hillsley (State College, Delaware) won the 100 freestyle in :47.05 and the 200 IM in 1:55.58 and also swam on the second-place 400 freestyle team that posted a time of 3:08.94 against Drexel.

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