Five athletes honored by league
Contact: Jim Taylor (315) 859-4685
February 8, 2011
Five Hamilton College athletes were honored by the Liberty League on Feb. 7 when the league announced its weekly award winners.
Pat Sullivan '12 (Madison, N.J./Delbarton School) was selected to the men's basketball team of the week for the sixth time this season.
In men's track and field, Peter Kosgei '11 (Kapsabet, Kenya/Kapsabet Boys' School) was a co-track performer of the week pick, Jimmy Alexis '13 (Jacksonville, Fla./Samuel W. Wolfson Senior HS) earned co-field performer of the week honors and Sam Reider '14 (Slingerlands, N.Y./Bethlehem Central HS) was named rookie of the week. All three were honored for the second time this season.
Muriel Schwinn '13 (Auburn, Maine/Edward Little HS) picked up a co-field performer of the week award in women's track and field. The honor was her second this season.
Sullivan averaged 16.5 points and 5.5 rebounds in a 1-1 week. He shot 50 percent from the field, including 3 of 7 from 3-point range, and was 4-for-5 at the line. He leads the league in scoring at 17.6 points per game, ranks sixth with 6.7 rebounds per game and fourth with a field goal percentage of 51.6 percent.
Kosgei finished first in the mile run with a time of 4:17.40 at the non-team scoring, multi-divisional Hamilton Invitational on Feb. 5. He holds the school record in the event at 4:08.58.
Alexis finished first in the pole vault as he cleared 4.25 meters (13 feet, 11.25 inches) at the non-team scoring, multi-divisional Hamilton Invitational on Feb. 5.
Reider finished third of 15 athletes in the 400-meter dash with a time of 52.07 seconds at the non-team scoring, multi-divisional Hamilton Invitational on Feb. 5.
Schwinn finished first in the long jump with a mark of 5.18 meters (17 feet, 0 inches) at the non-team scoring, multi-divisional Hamilton Invitational on Feb. 5. The performance qualified her for the Eastern College Athletic Conference Division III championships.