Area Roundup

November 30, 2006


WYE MILLS, Md. - Latoya Buckner and Sade Williams each scored 14 points as unbeaten Hagerstown Community College routed Chesapeake 78-34 in Maryland JuCo Conference game Wednesday.

Jamie Robinson and Alicia Myers had 10 points apiece for HCC (8-0, 3-0). Erika Williams had 10 rebounds, Teonna Jewell added six assists and Sara Davidson had seven assists and four steals in the victory.


Lock Haven 81, Shepherd 79

LOCK HAVEN, Pa. - Billy Arre had 22 points and 14 rebounds to lead Lock Haven (1-4) to its first victory of the season, while handing Shepherd its first loss.

Danley Shank had 23 points and nine rebounds and Barry Cornish had 15 points and 10 rebounds for the Rams (3-1).



Five Rams named to all-region first team

KUTZTOWN, Pa. - Shepherd University placed five players on the 2006 Daktronics Division II All-Northeast Region First Team. The team is selected by sports information directors from regional schools and conferences.

On the first team for the Rams are safety Dan Peters, punter Ricky Schmitt, linebacker Todd Edmondson, defensive lineman Nick Costello and offensive lineman Ryan Pope.

Peters, Edmondson, and Costello play key roles for a Shepherd defense that leads Division II in scoring defense and total defense.

Peters leads Division II with 11 interceptions, while Edmondson has 81 tackles to rank second on the team. Costello's run-stopping abilities at nose tackle have helped Shepherd hold opponents to 66.5 rush yards per game.

Schmitt leads the WVIAC with a 42.9-yard-per-punt average. The senior has dropped 10 of his 36 punts inside the 20-yard line with a long of 77 yards. Pope anchors an offensive line that has helped produce a conference-best 28.4 points per game.

Shepherd's Dervon Wallace made the second team at running back, while Schmitt was a second-team pick as a kicker.

Wallace has rushed for 1,236 yards and leads the Rams in points (96) touchdowns (16).

Schmitt has connected on 10 of 21 field goals and 40 of 40 extra points to score 70 points. His 148 career extra points are both a Shepherd and WVIAC career mark.

The 11-0 Rams, champions of the WVIAC, host Bloomsburg in an NCAA Division II playoff quarterfinal Saturday.

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