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Friday, February 16, 2007

MSM notes/from MSM web site/It's Senior Night

MOUNT ST. MARY’S (9-17, 8-7 NEC)
vs. MONMOUTH (11-15, 6-8 NEC)
Saturday, Feb. 17, 7:00 p.m. Knott Arena

LEADING OFF...Mount St. Mary’s lost at Sacred Heart, 79-51, on Thursday
night in Fairfi eld, Conn. Gus Durr scored 13 points to pace the Mount.
Jeremy Goode hit a three-pointer on the Mount’s fi rst possession, but
Sacred Heart responded with a 13-2 run and never trailed again in the
game. The Mount shot just 30.8 percent from the fi eld and committed 22
turnovers in the contest. Goode fi nished with 11 points, seven rebounds
and four steals in the game.
THE ALL-TIME SERIES...The Mount has won 13 of the past 16 meetings
against Monmouth at Knott Arena. Overall, the Mount owns a 24-20 lead
in the all-time series, including an 18-15 mark in NEC regular season matchups.
More series information inside.
• Tonight marks the fi nal regular season home game for seniors
Mychal Kearse, Gus Durr, Kirk Bunn, Nick Whitney, Gavin Coco and Guyvans
• The Mount has struggled to score this month as the team is averaging
58.6 points while shooting 39.5 percent from the fi eld and 26.2
percent from three-point range in fi ve February games.
• Senior Mychal Kearse is closing in on 1,000 career points. The
6-4 guard now has 986 points at the Mount and needs just 14 to become
the 38th player in school history to reach the 1,000-point plateau.
• The Mount is 6-2 at home against Northeast Conference opponents
and is 12-5 over its past 17 NEC home games. The Mount is 7-4
overall this season at Knott Arena.
• Freshman point guard Jeremy Goode had four steals on Thursday
to give him 49 for the season. The 49 steals are the fourth-best single-
season mark by a Mount freshman in school history.
• The Mount is 7-1 this season when scoring 70 or more points
and just 2-16 when failing to reach the 70-point mark.
• Up next, Mount St. Mary’s heads back on the road to play Wagner
(Feb. 22) and St. Francis (N.Y.) (Feb. 24) to close out the regular season.

Probable Starters Ht./Wt. Cl. Hometown Pts. Rebs. FG% Quick Notes
G 1 Jeremy Goode 5-9/170 Fr. Charlotte, N.C. 10.4 3.4 38.6 had 11 points and seven rebs. on Thursday
G 2 Chris Vann 6-0/195 Jr. Woodbridge, Va. 12.7 2.9 39.7 has four 20+ scoring games this season
G 3 Mychal Kearse 6-4/205 Sr. Charlotte, N.C. 10.8 5.5 38.8 needs 14 points to reach 1,000 for his career
F 4 Gus Durr 6-6/220 Sr. Pasadena, Md. 8.3 3.7 51.0 scored 13 points in loss to Sacred Heart
F 45 Markus Mitchell 6-7/245 So. Virginia Beach, Va. 5.1 3.3 56.7 leads team in fi eld goal percentage

Off the Bench Ht./Wt. Cl. Hometown Pts. Rebs. FG% Quick Notes
F 5 Kelly Beidler 6-5/205 Fr. Virginia Beach, Va. 6.3 3.5 43.7 second on team with 17 blocks
F 10 Nick Whitney 6-4/190 Sr. Hillsboro, N.H. 0.1 0.0 0.0 scored fi rst point of season vs. FDU
G 11 Will Holland 6-4/215 Fr. Houston, Tex. 5.7 2.2 35.3 scored career high 13 pts. twice this season
G 12 Gavin Coco 6-1/190 Sr. Lewes, Del. 0.1 0.3 0.0 scored fi rst collegiate point vs. Sacred Heart
G 20 Guyvans Richard 6-0/180 Sr. Boynton Beach, Fla. 1.5 0.7 45.5 senior walk-on has appeared in 13 games
F 31 Kirk Bunn 6-6/225 Sr. Brooklyn, N.Y. 1.3 1.1 45.0 played in 14 games on the year
F/C 34 Tayvon Jackson 6-8/205 Fr. Indian Head, Md. --- --- --- plans to redshirt in 2006-07
C 40 Sam Atupem 6-7/240 So. Newport News, Va. 6.2 3.8 55.4 had four pts. in 10 mins. vs. Sacred Heart
C 50 Jason Loughry 7-0/245 Jr. Odenton, Md. 1.4 1.7 50.0 appeared in 20 games on the year


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