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ELIZABETHTOWN COLLEGE MEN'S BASKETBALL
Elizabethtown Defeats Lebanon Valley 80-63, Etown Head Coach Bob Schlosser Gets 250th Career Win
ELIZABETHTOWN , Pa. --- Elizabethtown climbed to 2-2 in the Commonwealth Conference and 10-4 overall with an 80-63 win over Lebanon Valley College at home Saturday evening. The victory was the 250th of Etown head coach Bob Schlosser’s collegiate coaching career. Lebanon Valley drops to 7-8 overall and 1-3 in the conference with the loss.
Elizabethtown stormed out to a 34-20 lead by halftime, and by the time 6:21 was left in the game, the Blue Jays held a 31 point lead, 74-43. Lebanon Valley turned the ball over 21 times during the game, and Etown made 14 steals. Lebanon Valley held a 39-30 edge in rebounds, but the Flying Dutchmen shot just 12-for-26 (46.2%) from the free throw line, while Etown shot 18-for-23 (78.3%) from the free throw line.
Greg Brizek (Sinking Spring, PA/Conrad Weiser) paced five Etown players in double digits in scoring with 16 points, and he had five assists and five steals. Brian Schreiber (Mechanicsburg, PA/East Pennsboro) added 15 points for Etown, and Michael Schatzmann (Paradise, PA/Pequea Valley) added 14 points from off the bench and led the team in rebounds with seven. Chad Piersol (Elverson, PA/Owen J. Roberts) scored 12 points and had four steals for Etown, and Brad Schreiber (Mechanicsburg, PA/East Pennsboro) scored 11 points and had four rebounds.
Hunter Brentschneider (Washington Crossing, PA/Council Rock North) led Lebanon Valley in scoring with 17 points. Dan Hogan (Scranton, PA/West Scranton) scored 12 points and led the Flying Dutchmen in rebounds with nine, and Jimmy Curran (Allentown, PA/Allentown Central Catholic) scored 11 points.
Elizabethtown will return to action Wednesday, January 18 when the Blue Jays travel to Susquehanna University for an 8:00 p.m. conference game.
At Thompson Gymnasium, Elizabethtown, Pa.