WSU's Gervais breaks her own record at Harvard Invitational
|CAMBRIDGE – Sophomore sprinter Targie Gervais paced the Owls by placing fifth in the 200 meter dash (26.07) and sixth in the 55 meter dash with a school record time of 7.29 as the Westfield State University (WSU) men's and women's indoor track and field teams competed in the Harvard University Open on Dec. 8. Gervais, a Springfield native, had the previous record of 7.35.|
The effort earned her a spot on the Massachusetts State College Athletic Conference honor roll.
Agawam's Jenn Kapinos finished fourth in 1:42.46 in the 600-meter dash for Springfield College.
In the shot put, Orlando Harvey placed fifth with a heave of 48-02.75 for the Springfield College men's team.
Felix asserts herself in the paint
WESTFIELD – Sophomore center Gabby Felix of Springfield recorded a double-double off the bench with 12 points and 12 rebounds in the WSU women's basketball team's 52-57 win over Salve Regina on Dec. 8.
On Dec. 1, Felix led all scorers with 13 points before fouling out of the contest with three minutes remaining as the Westfield State University (WSU) women's basketball team lost to Suffolk University 49-41.
Felix also posted game highs of 16 points and 11 rebounds for the Owls as the WSU women's basketball team beat Emerson College 59-52 on Nov. 27.
Poole victorious for SC
SPRINGFIELD – Kelsey Poole touched first in the 100-yard backstroke in 1:01.92 as the Springfield College women's swimming and diving team won an exciting 153-147 dual-meet victory over visiting Middlebury College on Dec. 8.
Monts scores in 13 for Regis
Regis College was led by Springfield's Jordan Monts, who poured in 13 points and 11 rebounds, both game-highs, but the Pride fell to Elms College 78-59 on Dec. 8.
Elsir posts strong efforts in WNE losses
SPRINGFIELD – Sophomore Musa Elsir led Western New England with 16 points, four assists and four rebounds, but the Western New England University (WNE) men's basketball team concluded the fall semester with a tough 62-52 non-conference loss to visiting Westfield State University (WSU) on Dec. 8.
On Dec. 6, Elsir led the Golden Bears with 12 points, but the Golden Bears came out on the wrong end of an early season Commonwealth Coast Conference showdown, losing to visiting Roger Williams by a score of 72-66.
WSU swimming tops Plymouth State
PLYMOUTH, N.H. – South Hadley's Katie Cox was a member of the winning 200-yard medley relay squad as the WSU women's swimming and diving team cruised to a 151-99 victory over Plymouth State University on Dec. 8.
Berthiaume leads Springfield past WNE
SPRINGFIELD – Springfield's Alex Berthiaume led the Springfield College men's basketball team in scoring for the seventh-straight game as he netted 19 points on 8-of-16 shooting as the Pride had four starters score in double figures to hold off cross-town rival WNE for a 73-71 non-conference victory on Dec. 4.
Berthiaume followed up that effort with 14 points – all in the second half – in an 84-69 loss to Williams College on Dec. 8.
Berthiaume also had 20 points, nine rebounds and three steals to lead Springfield College to a big 70-64 victory over sixth-ranked Amherst College in second-night action of the 12th Annual Pioneer Valley Hoop Classic on Dec. 1.
On Nov. 27, Berthiaume, a Springfield native, also led all scorers with 21 points on 9-of-18 shooting and the Springfield College men's basketball team buckled down on defense in the second half to hold on for a 75-72 win at Keene State College.
Starke, Elms relay set new school record
BOSTON – Aaron Starke of Chicopee was part of the Elms College men's swimming and diving team's 200-yard medley relay team that set a new school record (1:40.60) as the Blazers took second at the Great Northeast Athletic Conference championships on Dec. 2.
Senior Mark Gehring of West Springfield finished second in the 1650-yard freestyle with a time of 18:38.53.
Medina wins 149-pound weight class at Ted Reece Invite
GORHAM, Maine – Senior tri-captain and Springfield native Anthony Medina was leading University of Southern Maine's (USM) Peter Gilman in the 149-pound class first-place match before he won by disqualification as the WNE wrestling squad scored 80.5 points Saturday to place third at the nine-team Ted Reese Invitational hosted by USM on Dec. 2.
He defeated Nicholas Perez of Springfield Technical Community College by a 5-0 decision in the semifinals as well.
Murphy, Poole compete at Ithaca Invitational
ITHACA, N.Y. – Holyoke's Phillip Murphy swam a 17:30.93 in the 1,650-yard freestyle at the Ithaca Invitational on Sunday as the Springfield College men's swimming and diving team finished fourth among 11 teams competing on Dec. 2.
On the women's side, Westfield's Kelsey Poole posted a 2:14.29 in the 200-yard backstroke as the Pride finished fifth.
Fisher posts victory at Springfield College Invitational
SPRINGFIELD – Springfield College junior Erica Fisher of Chicopee finished first in the 5000-meter run with a time of 19:55.13 women's indoor track & field team placed first at the Springfield College Invitational on Dec. 1.
Donnelly places third at Springfield College Invitational
SPRINGFIELD –Chris Donnelly placed third in the pole vault for the WSU men's indoor track and field team at the Springfield College Invitational on Dec. 1. The Owls finished fourth overall as a team.
WSU women's swimming tops WNE
SPRINGFIELD – WSU sophomore Katie Cox of South Hadley won the 200-yard freestyle and was part of the first-place 200-yard medley relay as the Owls women's swimming and diving team defeated Western New England University (WNE) 144-113 on Nov. 28.
Sophomore Chelsea Miemiec of Westfield was part of the winning 200-yard freestyle relay for WNE.
Elms falls hard to Suffolk
CHICOPEE – Sophomore forward JC Pickett of Chicopee snagged a game-best nine rebounds to go along with six points in the Elms College women's basketball team's 84-36 loss to Suffolk University on Nov. 28.
WSU tops Regis
WESTON – Jordan Santiago of Westfield registered 11 points as the WSU men's basketball team topped Regis College 72-60 on Nov. 27.
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