Monday, February 23, 2009

W&J: Game Summaries

Local athletes playing DIII hoops, and doing it well.
W & J Game Summaries Senior guards Lindsey Hyre (Pittsburgh, Pa./Chartiers Valley) {right} and Veronica Kust (Oakmont, Pa./Riverview) both posted career-high scoring performances on Senior Day for the Washington & Jefferson College women’s basketball team during a 93-77 PAC victory over Bethany on Saturday afternoon in the Henry Memorial Center.

Hyre finished the game with a career-best 13 points, while Kust collected 14 of her career-high 17 points in the first half.

With the win, the current W&J senior class comprised of senior forward Emily Hays (Youngstown, Ohio/Boardman), Hyre and Kust now have 87 wins to become the most successful class in the W&J women’s basketball history. The senior classes of 2006 and 2008 both accumulated 86 career wins.

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