Four athletes honored by Liberty League
Contact: Jim Taylor (315) 859-4685
February 1, 2011
Four Hamilton College athletes were honored by the Liberty League on Jan. 31 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 fifth time this season. In men's track and field, Scott Bickard '11 (Bethpage, N.Y./Bethpage HS) was a co-track performer of the week pick, Joshua Orndorff '11 (Rio, W.V./East Hardy HS) was field performer of the week and Jake London '14 (Boxford, Mass./Masconomet Regional HS) earned co-rookie of the week honors.
Sullivan averaged 16.5 points and 7.5 rebounds as Hamilton won a pair of league games during the weekend. He leads the league in scoring at 17.7 points per game, is ranked sixth in rebounding with 6.8 per game and fourth in field goal percentage at 51.9 percent. The Continentals are 11-5 overall and tied for second place in the league with a 5-2 record.
Bickard finished first in the 5,000-meter run at the multi-divisional Colgate University Class of '32 Invitational on Jan. 29. He finished with a personal-best time of 15:29.65.
Orndorff finished second in the shot put and sixth in the weight throw at the multi-divisional Colgate University Class of '32 Invitational on Jan. 29. He recorded a mark of 13.17 meters in the shot, and 12.99 meters in the weight throw.
London finished second in the high jump at the multi-divisional Colgate University Class of '32 Invitational on Jan. 29. He cleared 1.85 meters, which is his best performance this season.