VOLUME 30, NUMBER 20 THURSDAY, February 11, 1999

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Eastern Michigan 54, UB 51

Kent State 73, UB 51

The men's basketball team dropped Mid-American Conference games to Eastern Michigan, 54-51, on Feb. 3, and Kent State, 73-51, on Feb. 6, both in Alumni Arena.

Alexei Vasiliev was the only Bull to reach double figures against EMU with 10 points, while Ryan Peterson recorded seven points, five rebounds and five assists in the game.

The Bulls controlled much of the first half and played outstanding defense, holding the Eagles to just 29 percent (18-for-62) shooting from the field, but lost the battle of the boards, 46-34. EMU pulled down 23 offensive rebounds, compared to UB's eight.

UB's leading scorer against the Kent State Golden Flashes was Maliso Libomi, who had a career-high 13 points, including 11 in the first half. Louis Campbell had a career-high six assists for the Bulls.


UB 87, Miami (OH) 81 UB 73, Ohio 71

The women's basketball team had a perfect week against Mid-American Conference opponents as it extended its home-court winning streak to 12 games with a thrilling 87-81 overtime victory over Miami on Feb. 1, and a defeat of host Ohio, 73-71, on Feb. 6.

The Bulls rode a career game from sophomore Tiffany Bell, who poured in a career-high 37 points and pulled down 18 rebounds against the Miami Red Hawks.

Kim Coon added 15 points for the Bulls and Mari McClure had an all-around game with 12 points, six rebounds and six assists.

McClure led Coach Cheryl Dozier's squad to a narrow victory over the Ohio Bobcats with 21 points and six rebounds. Other Bulls scoring in double figures were Bell (16 pts., 7 rebounds), Megan McCray (14 pts., 9 rebounds) and Catherine Jacob (10 pts., 5 assists).



Notre Dame 124, UB 99 Cleveland State 138, UB 97

The men's swimming team moved to 5-3 on the season after losing its last home meet to visiting Notre Dame, 124-99, on Friday and falling to host Cleveland State, 138-97, on Saturday.

In the team's lone home loss this season, junior Eric Stimson led the Bulls against the Fighting Irish with wins in the 200 individual medley (1:57.73) and the 200 backstroke (1:52.68). He also was a member of the victorious 400-medley relay squad (3:28.30), along with Carl Carlson, Josh Pun and John Nilles. Junior Dan Hickey had two wins for Coach Budd Termin's team (100 freestyle-46.98, 200 freestyle-1:40.97).

Nilles had two wins against CSU with first-place finishes in the 50 (21.30) and 100 (46.59) freestyles.


UB 155, Cleveland State 81

The women's swimming team defeated host Cleveland State, 155-81, on Saturday.

Inger Rooneem led Coach Dorsi Raynolds' squad with first-place victories in the 50 freestyle (24.46) and the 100 freestyle (52.61). She also was a member of the winning 400-medley relay team (4:03.32), along with Kimberly Theetge, Carrie Quinlan and Lieselle Trinidad.

Michelle Bricknell captured top honors in the 200 individual medley (2:17.46) and the 100 backstroke (1:02.51).


UB 35, Eastern Michigan University 3

UB 27, Seton Hall 12 UB 22, Bucknell 18

The wrestling team dominated Eastern Michigan University in a Feb. 2 meet in Alumni Arena, and then went on to defeat both Seton Hall, 27-12, and Bucknell, 22-18, on Saturday. The Bulls now have won seven straight matches.

UB got off to a great start against EMU as Gary Cooper wrestled the first match of the day at 165 pounds, taking a technical fall. John Eschenfelder got the only fall of the day at heavyweight, as he pinned EMU's Pat Herriman at the 1:57 mark. The Bulls' Bill Jacoutot wrestled with an injured ankle, but fought through the pain and got a late takedown for a 7-5 win at 141 pounds.

Eschenfelder had two wins during Saturday's action, one by pin in 24 seconds. Brian Schaal also had two wins over the weekend, one by technical fall.

Indoor Track

Both the men's (179 pts.) and women's (182 pts.) indoor track teams placed first at the Class of '32 Invitational hosted by Colgate University on Saturday.

For the men's team, Kamau Halim captured both the long (6.41 meters) and triple jumps (14.16 meters), while Rashidi Greene set a new school record in the weight throw with a 15.91-meter toss.

Ruth Conlon also set a new record for the weight throw (16.55 meters), while Melissa Ryan broke the school record in the 55-meter high hurdles (8.24). Alycia Croak placed first in both the triple jump (11.12 meters) and the pole vault (2.90 meters)

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