Shepherd advances

November 12, 2004


SUMMERVILLE, W.Va. - Shepherd University swept Glenville State 30-17, 30-25, 30-20 in the first round of the WVIAC Tournament on Thursday.

Megan Bowman, a Williamsport graduate, led the Rams with 11 kills and 10 digs. Holly Everhart had nine kills for Shepherd (22-15), while Aubrey Pfau, a Middletown grad, and Laura Derbin, a Grace Academy grad, each had eight kills. Susanna Hill, a Grace grad, had seven kills and three blocks, and Nicole Morgan, a North Hagerstown grad, had 45 assists.

Shepherd faces Alderson-Broaddus (17-11), which swept West Liberty, today at noon.

· In other news, Hill and Morgan were named to the All-WVIAC Second Team. Hill, a sophomore and the WVIAC Freshman of the Year in 2003, averaged 3.12 kills and 4.33 digs per game. Morgan, a senior, averaged 11.38 assists per game.

Alderson-Broaddus senior Latonia Petersheim, a Greencastle-Antrim grad, was named the WVIAC Player of the Year. Petersheim, a three-time All-WVIAC First Team selection, ranks among the conference's top five players in hitting percentage (.316), kills per game (3.41) and aces per game (0.59).



Boonsboro's Hensley gets bronze in Heisman race

Boonsboro senior Sarah Hensley was named a state finalist for the Wendy's High School Heisman Award.

Hensley was selected as one of 20 finalists from Maryland and will receive a bronze medal for academic excellence, athletic accomplishments and a high level of community involvement.

Among the 20 finalists, only two were selected as state winners - Jennifer Patton (Westmar) and Andrew Bratten (J.M. Bennett). Patton and Bratten are among 102 winners nationwide and, if selected as one of 12 national finalists, will participate in the Heisman weekend festivites in New York City where the top male and female student-athletes will be chosen.

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