Basketball Teams End Successful Seasons

UMW men’s and women’s basketball each won first-round games in this year’s Capital Athletic Conference tournament.

UMW men had six players score in double figures to defeat Frostburg State University, 82-78. Eric Shaw ’18 scored 20 points, with seven rebounds and six assists. A.J. Robinson ’20, Khiorie Stewart ’19, Drew Johnson ’21, Jacob Williams ’19, and Johnnie Cronin ’19 also fueled the victory. They ended at 19-9, their best season since 2013-2014.

Shaw was named men’s first-team all-CAC for the second year. Johnson was named men’s rookie of the year for the CAC.

Against Salisbury in the CAC first round, the UMW women prevailed 50-42, with 11 of those points from Tory Martin ’21 and 10 from Megan Comer ’19. Jordan Pamlanye ’19 grabbed 10 rebounds, and Kendall Parker ’18, Claire Mocarski ’21, and Emily Thompson ’20 also contributed. The Eagles ended their 14th consecutive winning season with a 14-13 record.

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