Haverford College sports briefs: basketball, squash, track and field
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Women’s Indoor Track and Field

Centennial Conference Championships (Day 2)

Dickinson 152, Haverford 118, Gettysburg 68, Swarthmore 65, Western Maryland 57, Johns Hopkins 20, Ursinus 19, Franklin & Marshall 17, Muhlenberg 11

HAVERFORD (Feb. 26) - Freshman Kristen Wilson (Danvers, Mass./Danvers HS) capped Friday night victories in the 1500 and 3000 with a winning 5000 performance Saturday to earn the Outstanding Female Athlete honor and lead Haverford to a second-place finish.

Wilson (18:03.18) bested Swarthmore junior Joko Agunloye(18: 17.57) to claim her third gold medal of the meet Saturday. Wilson had won the 1500 (in 4:51.88) and the 3000 (in 10:30.51) Friday night.

Another Ford freshman, Elizabeth Markham (Newtown, Pa/Council Rock), won the 400 in a CC meet record time of 60.06 seconds, took sixth (7.77) in the 55 dash, fourth (26.91) in the 200, and then anchored the Fords’ runner-up 4×400 relay (4:15.23).

Senior Deirdre Disney-Hoey (8.81), soph Meghan Sullivan and senior Heidi Creel (9.84) went 2-3-6 for Haverford in the 55-meter hurdles final, while junior Samantha Tubman

(2:29.74) and frosh Liz Lucas (2:30.23) were fifth and sixth, respectively, in the 800 run.

In the field events, Ford senior Jane Weinman won a gold in the shot put with a career-best throw of 35 feet, 8-inches, while Garnet junior Clara Fuchsman (33-0.25) placed fourth -

Swarthmore senior Desiree Peterkin (17-3.5) won the long jump, four places ahead of Disney-Hoey (15-11.75). Ford frosh Caitlyn Kight cleared 5 feet even to tie her school record and share fourth in the high jump.

Centennial Conference Championships (Day 1)

HAVERFORD (Feb. 25) - Freshman Kristen Wilson won the 1500 and 3000 to help host Haverford jump out to a 44-43 lead over defending champion Dickinson after six events at the

Centennial indoors.

Wilson (4:51.88) held off Red Devils sophomore Kara Felty (4:52.76) in the 1500, and later ran a Centennial meet record 10:30.51 to edge Western Maryland soph Jill Krebs (10:33.91) and Swarthmore junior Joko Agunloye (10:40.81) in the 3000.

Swarthmore senior Desiree Peterkin (35 feet 4.5 inches) won the triple jump, while classmate Sarah Jay (5:04.30) scored with sixth place in the metric mile.

Haverford’s Heidi Creel and fellow senior Erika Durst of Gettysburg both reached a Centennial meet record of 9 feet even in the pole vault, but Durst took home a gold medal to Creel’s silver on fewer misses. Creel (945 seconds) qualified for Saturday’s 55 hurdles final behind classnate

and co-captain Dierdre Disney-Hoey (8.72) and Ford soph Meghan sullivan (9.40).

Frosh Elizabeth Markham anchored the Fords’ runner-up 4×200-meter relay (1:47.88) and won her heat (7.59) to qualify for Saturday’s 55 dash final behind Swarthmore soph Imo Akpan (7.32), who set an conference record and provisionally qualified for Division III nationals.

Keogh Meet at Haverford

HAVERFORD (Feb. 20) First-year sprinter Elizabeth Markham won the 400 meters in 60.8 seconds and anchored a school-record 4×400-meter relay thath [sic] placed second to the College of New Jersey. Frosh Katie Unger and Caitlyn Kight, junior Catherine Terwilliger and Markham were timed in 4:13.9, nearly four seconds better than Michelle Shanahan, Juliette DeCarlo, Frances Boume and Meredith Unger ran (4:17.76) on Feb. 22. 1997.

Women’s winners for Haverford included seniors Deirdre Disney-Hoey (8.8 in 55m hurdles) and Heidi Creel (8’0″ in pole vault), and frosh Liz Lucas (2:28.7 in 800m run) and Kight (school-record 5’0″ in high jump).

Men’s Indoor Track and Field

Keogh Meet at Haverford

HAVERFORD (Feb. 20) - Sophomore Chris Johnstone won the 1500 in 3:59.7 and ran the second leg of host Haverford’s winning 4×400-meter relay Sunday afternoon. Johnstone joined

lead-off Chris Ward, third leg Peter Rook and anchor Matt Duques in the all-sophomore lineup to set a Haddleton Track record of 3:24.4.

Soph Ronnie Bossert (4:02.5) was the fourth overall and third collegiate 1500 runner behind Johnstone.

Women’s Squash

Howe Cup at Yale

Haverford 7, Colgate 2

Haverford 8, Bard 1

Vassar 6, Haverford 3

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (Feb. 18-20) - First-year Meredith Shuford and sophomore Liz Young were undefeated in three matches as Haverford (4-11) wrapped up its season as runner-up in

the Howe Cup “D” Division.

Frosh Abby Stern was 2-0, winning at #6 versus both Colgate and Vassar, while seniors Barbara Ladd and Mary Turnipseed and sophomore Maisie Tivnan also had winning records on

the weekend.


Frosh take Centennial Conference by storm

This year’s men’s and women’s basketball seasons were marked by outstanding play by freshmen Cam Scribner and Sarah Chamovitz.

Chamovitz did it all for the women’s team this year, leading the Fords is scoring (15.3), rebounding (6.5), assists (46 total), steals (69 total) and blocks (17 total). These stats placed her in the top three in scoring and steals, and in the top ten in rebounds and blocks, in the Centennial Conference. She was also voted All Centennial Conference Honorable Mention - quite impressive for a freshman.

Standing 6’9″, Cam Scribner finished the season with 57 total blocks, a single season Haverford record. His 138 block per game average led the Centennial Conference and placed him 12th in the nation for Division III.

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