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ELIZABETHTOWN COLLEGE MEN'S BASKETBALL
Wednesday, January 10, 2007

Elizabethtown Falls to Messiah 53-44 

ELIZABETHTOWN , Pa. --- Elizabethtown College dropped to 6-7 overall and 1-2 in the Commonwealth Conference Wednesday night at the Blue Jays’ conference season resumed with a 53-44 home loss to Messiah College. Messiah improved to 9-4 overall and 3-0 in the conference with the win.

Messiah out-rebounded the host Blue Jays 40-32. Elizabethtown shot 36% (18-for-50) from the field, 20% (3-for-15) from three-point range, and 45.5% (5-for-11) from the free throw line.

Luke Ledyard (Frederick, MD/Governor Thomas Johnson) led Elizabethotwn in scoring with 15 points, and he made three steals and pulled down four rebounds. Chad Piersol (Elverson, PA/Owen J. Roberts) added nine points and grabbed five rebounds. Mike Church (Peach Bottom, PA/Solanco) scored seven points and had four rebounds for the Blue Jays.

Matt Henninger (Carlisle, PA/Carlisle) led Messiah in scoring with 13 points, and he had six rebounds. Jonathan Boyd (Salisbury, NY/Dolgeville Central School) added 11 points from off the bench for the Falcons.

Elizabethtown will return to action at home against Commonwealth Conference rival Albright College at 4:00 p.m. Saturday, January 13.

At Elizabethtown, Pa. - Thompson Gymnasium
MESSIAH COLLEGE 53, ELIZABETHTOWN COLLEGE 44
MESSIAH COLLEGE (9-4, 3-0 Comm.)
Matt Henninger 5-13 1-1 13; Jonathan Boyd 3-4 2-3 11; Ryan Witmer 4-8 0-2 8; Jason Miller 2-4 2-3 6; Jared Yoder 1-6 4-5 6; Drew Sneeringer 2-4 0-0 6; Darryl Brown 1-7 0-0 3; Andy Hawk 0-1 0-0 0; Bo Miller 0-2 0-0 0; Jaime Yoder 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 18-49 9-14 53.
ELIZABETHTOWN COLLEGE (6-7, 1-2 Comm.)
Luke Ledyard 7-12 1-1 15; Chad Piersol 3-9 1-1 9; Mike Church 3-3 1-4 7; Greg Brizek 2-4 0-0 4; Brian Goodwin 1-7 0-0 3; Chris Fairbanks 1-3 0-0 2; Kris Kieres 1-6 0-0 2; Michael Schatzmann 0-3 1-3 1; Bryce Rodgers 0-0 1-2 1; Nick Kennedy 0-1 0-0 0; Josh Houseal 0-1 0-0 0; Jordan Dirago 0-0 0-0 0; Phil Schaffer 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 18-50 5-11 44.
Messiah College ............... 22 31 - 53
Elizabethtown College ......... 21 23 - 44
3-point goals--Messiah College 8-21 (Jonathan Boyd 3-4; Drew Sneeringer 2-3; Matt Henninger 2-6; Darryl Brown 1-4; Andy Hawk 0-1; Jared Yoder 0-1; Jason Miller 0-1; Ryan Witmer 0-1), Elizabethtown College 3-15 (Chad Piersol 2-4; Brian Goodwin 1-5; Greg Brizek 0-1; Kris Kieres 0-4; Michael Schatzmann 0-1). Fouled out-- Messiah College-None, Elizabethtown College-None. Rebounds-- Messiah College 40 (Jared Yoder 7), Elizabethtown College 32 ( Chad Piersol 5). Assists-- Messiah College 12 (Ryan Witmer 3), Elizabethtown College 13 (Phil Schaffer 4). Total fouls--Messiah College 13, Elizabethtown College 18. Technical fouls-- Messiah College-None, Elizabethtown College-None. A-700