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District college notes: St. Vincent's Ligus gets another honor

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Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, 9:00 p.m.

St. Vincent junior Zach Ligus earned Presidents' Athletic Conference Men's Swimmer of the Week honors after setting three school records and posting five victories at the Pidgeon Invitational at Indiana (Pa.) University.

It is the second time in three weeks Ligus earned the conference award.

Ligus set school marks in the 100 freestyle (47.40) and the 100 butterfly (52.0) and was part of the 200 medley relay team (1:37.94).

His wins were the 100 freestyle, 200 butterfly (1:56.67) and 50 freestyle (21.56) and he was part of the winning 400 medley (3:33.55) and 400 freestyle (3:13.47) relay teams.

Bearcats men stumble on road

The St. Vincent men's basketball team dropped to 4-2 by falling at Juniata, 77-71, on Saturday.

Juniata (4-1) led 32-28 at halftime.

Isaac Turner and Dillon Stith each scored 24 points for St. Vincent. Kevin Stapleton scored 27 in the win.

The loss snapped a four-game winning streak.

McGhee named to first team

St. Vincent senior offensive lineman Darius McGhee earned his third consecutive Presidents' Athletic Conference first team honor.

McGhee, a tackle, started 31 consecutive games.

Senior defensive back Dan Wirkowski earned his second consecutive second team honor, and sophomore defensive back Renny LaRue-Holloman won his first second-team honor.

Honorable mention honors went to senior defensive lineman Mitchell DePellegrini, junior wide receiver Matt Duffey and sophomore kick returner Dwayne Brown.

This week's schedule


Men's basketball

St. Vincent at Westminster, 4 p.m.

Women's basketball

St. Vincent at Westminster, 2 p.m.

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