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ELIZABETHTOWN COLLEGE MEN'S BASKETBALL
Wednesday, February 8, 2006

Blue Jays Defeat Juniata 77-66 in Commonwealth Conference Game 

ELIZABETHTOWN , Pa. --- Elizabethtown won a 77-66 Commonwealth Conference road game over Juniata College Wednesday night, dropping the host Eagles to 10-12 overall and 5-6 in the conference and improving the Blue Jays to 14-7 overall and 6-5 in the Commonwealth.

Etown carried a 31-26 lead into halftime, and an Etown run early in the second half put the game away. The Blue Jays out-rebounded Juniata 33-29, and Etown shot 12-for-20 (60%) from the field in the second half and 22-for-51 (43.1%) from the field for the game. Juniata shot 10-for-16 (62.5%) from the field in the first half and 21-for-47 (44.7%) from the field for the entire game. Etown made 27 out of 36 free throw attempts (75%), while Juniata went 15-for-21 (71.4%) from the free throw line.

Brad Schreiber (Mechanicsburg, PA/East Pennsboro) led four Etown players in double-digit scoring as he totaled 19 points on a 7-for-14 performance from the field and 5-for-7 shooting from the free throw line. He also led Etown in rebounds with eight and in steals with three. Brian Schreiber (Mechanicsburg, PA/East Pennsboro) added 14 points and six rebounds for the Blue Jays. He went 5-for-8 from the field, 1-for-3 from three-point range, and 3-for-4 from the free throw line. Greg Brizek (Sinking Spring, PA/Conrad Weiser) added 12 points and hit two three-pointers for Etown, and Chad Piersol (Elverson, PA/Owen J. Roberts) scored 11 points.

Travis Boyd led Juniata in scoring with 20 points and in rebounds with eight. He shot 8-for-11 from the field and 3-for-6 from three-point range. Tommy McConnell led Juniata in assists with five and scored 17 points as he shot 4-for-6 from the field, 2-for-3 from behind the arc and 7-for-10 from the free throw line. As a team, Juniata threw up 20 three-point attempts and made nine of them (45%).

Elizabethtown will return to action Saturday, February 11 at home against conference rival Widener University in a 4:00 p.m. game.

At Huntingdon, PA (Memorial Gym)
ELIZABETHTOWN COLLEGE 77, JUNIATA COLLEGE 66
ELIZABETHTOWN COLLEGE (14-7, 6-5 Comm.)
Brad Schreiber 7-14 5-7 19; Brian Schreiber 5-8 3-4 14; Greg Brizek 2-5 6-10 12; Chad Piersol 4-9 2-2 11; Greg Adams 2-2 2-2 7; Michael Schatzmann 2-8 2-2 7; Luke Ledyard 0-3 4-4 4; Brian Goodwin 0-0 3-4 3; Bryce Rodgers 0-1 0-0 0; Phil Schaffer 0-1 0-1 0; Justin Shade 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 22-51 27-36 77.
JUNIATA COLLEGE (10-12, 5-6 Comm.)
Travis Boyd 8-11 1-2 20; Tommy McConnell 4-6 7-10 17; Nick Hager 3-8 0-0 9; Aaron Chamberlain 1-9 4-4 6; Brian Cannon 2-5 0-1 4; Kyle Opitz 1-2 1-2 4; Brent Ferko 1-2 0-0 2; Jeff Byer 1-2 0-0 2; Neil Holloway 0-0 2-2 2; Justin Price 0-1 0-0 0; Chris Jasiota 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 21-47 15-21 66.
Elizabethtown College......... 31 46 - 77
Juniata College ............... 26 40 - 66
3-point goals- Elizabethtown College 6-15 (Greg Brizek 2-5; Chad Piersol 1-2; Brian Schreiber 1-3; Michael Schatzmann 1-4; Greg Adams 1-1), Juniata College 9-20 (Nick Hager 3-6; Travis Boyd 3-6; Tommy McConnell 2-3; Kyle Opitz 1-1; Aaron Chamberlain 0-4). Fouled out--Elizabethtown College-Greg Adams, Juniata College-Aaron Chamberlain. Rebounds-Elizabethtown College 33 (Brad Schreiber 8), Juniata College 29 (Travis Boyd 8). Assists-Elizabethtown College 14 (Brian Schreiber 3; Brian Goodwin 3; Greg Adams 3), Juniata College 13 (Tommy McConnell 5). Total fouls- Elizabethtown College 20, Juniata College 28. A-475