Women’s basketball in the running for another MAC Championship

By Kari Condel Staff Writer Championship week has come and gone, with the DeSales women’s basketball team clinching its 21st consecutive spot in the MAC Freedom postseason tournament. The Bulldogs secured the two seed for the playoffs by winning-out the tiebreaker with King’s College. They defeated King’s 64-44 after opening up the game on a 16-1 run and never looking … [Read more...]

McCollian, Richter, Laird reach milestones

By Bridget Walsh Staff Writer Although the winter sports season is far from over, the DeSales men’s and women’s basketball programs have broken records and reached milestones. Senior Morgan McCollian has surpassed 1,000 career points, head coach Fred Richter won his 500th game and senior Brian Laird netted the 195th three pointer of his career. Coming into the ’16-’17 … [Read more...]

Men’s, Women’s Basketball Teams Slated First in Preseason Polls

By Bridget Walsh Staff Writer After last seasons ending loss to Fairleigh Dickinson- Florham in the conference championship game and an overall record of 20-7, the women’s basketball team is anticipating another successful season under Coach Fred Richter who is entering his 27th season as the Bulldog’s head coach. “Probably the largest overall goal is for us to get … [Read more...]

All-Semester Athletic Team: Spring 2016

By Will Edwards Sports Editor This article was originally published in Issue 14, Fiftieth Year of The Minstrel (April 28, 2016). Click here to view the entire issue.  As DeSales’ spring sports teams finish up their seasons, our editorial staff has looked back at some of the driving forces that have gotten them to this point. Here are the results of that process: … [Read more...]

Roller-coaster Week Not Indicative of Strong Season for Women’s Hoops

By Adam Zielonka Editor-in-Chief This article was originally published in Issue 10, Fiftieth Year of The Minstrel (March 3, 2016). Click here to view the entire issue.  The DeSales women’s basketball team didn’t know for sure that their 2015-16 season ended Saturday, but they sure felt like it did. “Once that buzzer rang, it was just confirmation that our … [Read more...]