Basketball teams sweep weekend games
David West, Tara Boothe again honored, while swimming splits and rifle shot down
The women's basketball team climbed to No. 17 in the collegerpi.com
ratings on the strength of two wins over the weekend, 77-65 over UMass on Friday night
and 70-45 over Rhode Island
on Sunday. The No. 24-ranked men's team, meanwhile, recorded its fifth straight win, beating Fordham, 75-61
Also over the weekend, freshman Tara Boothe was named A-10 rookie of the week
for the fourth straight week and the sixth time in the last seven weeks. She is only the fifth player in conference history to win the award six times. During a pair of games last week, Boothe averaged 12 points and 10 rebounds. And David West was named A-10 player of the week for the second straight week
for his efforts in wins last week over UMass and Duquesne.
In other action, the swim teams split a pair of meets, beating Ohio Wesleyan
on Friday night, setting two pool records in the process, before losing to Toledo on Saturday.
Also, the rifle team traveled to West Virginia, only to be beaten by the Mountaineers