Three Hamilton athletes honored by Liberty League

Muriel Schwinn '13
Muriel Schwinn '13

Three Hamilton College athletes were honored by the Liberty League on Feb. 15 when the league selected its weekly award winners.

Madie Harlem '13 (Oneonta, N.Y./Oneonta HS) was named women's basketball rookie of the week for the fourth time this season. Graham Sadler '13 (South Pasadena, Calif./Pasadena Polytechnic School) earned men's track and field rookie of the week honors for the second time. Muriel Schwinn '13 (Auburn, Maine/Edward Little HS) was a women's track and field co-rookie of the week pick for the fifth straight week and the sixth time overall.

Harlem averaged 14.3 points, 6.7 rebounds and 3 steals in a 2-1 week for Hamilton (14-8 overall, 7-5 Liberty). She made 7 of 14 shots from beyond the arc and was 8 of 9 at the free-throw line. She ranks 10th in the league with 12.3 points per game, tied for 10th with 2.45 assists per game, tied for third with 2.36 steals per game, first with a 3-point field goal percentage of 39.8 percent and fifth with 1.77 3-pointers made per game.

Sadler finished second in the high jump at the 2010 league championships at St. Lawrence University on Feb. 13. He qualified for the New York State Collegiate Track Conference championships with a height of 6 feet, 2 ¾ inches.

Schwinn collected the second-most team points of any athlete in the 2010 league championships at St. Lawrence on Feb. 13. She won the 55-meter dash in 7.58 seconds, finished second in the long jump with a mark of 16-feet-8 ¾ and was fourth in the 200-meter dash with a time of 27.69 seconds. She was also part of an 800-meter relay that captured first place and qualified for the Eastern College Athletic Conference Division III championships with a time of 1:50.41.

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