December 9, 2008 11:27 am
Undefeated Seahawks Claim Two Tournament Titles
The Men’s Basketball team is looking stronger than ever with an impressive 7-0 record, and two tournament titles under their belts.
The Seahawks won the Penn State-Behrend Tip-Off Tournament, notching convincing victories against 2008 NCAA tournament qualifers Nazareth and Penn State-Behrend, and then proceeded to plow through the Provident Pride of Maryland Tournament. The Seahawks knocked out last years tournament winner, McDaniel College, in the first round of tournament play, and won the championship game in a come from behind 84-81 victory against Johns Hopkins University.
The team is also 2-0 in conference play this season, having posted 9 point victories over Stevenson (80-71) and Marymount University (76-67).
St. Mary’s was named to the No. 18 spot on D3hoops.com’s Division III Top 25 poll, the highest national ranking in program’s history. The team was ranked No. 28 in preseason polling.
The Seahawks won’t return home again until Jan. 3 when they will host Arcadia at 2:00 p.m.