The Colgate Scene
March 2001
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by Bob Cornell

Alumni hoopsters returned to Cotterell Court to relive the glory days.



Campus Safety Officer Fran Broski, reffing a Hamilton Central game, has been a high school basketball official for 41 years.



Shot put legend Mike Stein `71 weighs in first-year phenom Waldemar Auguscinski, who is challenging 30-year-old records.



Jennie Chaconis '01 finished second in the weight at the Class of 1932 Invitational.



Colgate celebrated National Girls and Women in Sports Day with a full slate of activities highlighting the women's teams and promoting all Red Raider athletic programs. Before the hockey game with Colby, Hamilton youth league players joined goalie Jen Burtraw '03 and the rest of the Red Raiders on the ice for the National Anthem.

Also:

Three to remember
Fran Boone, Sean Nolan, and Jeff Cowan, all seniors, have each brought something special to Colgate athletics.

Colgate has announced its 2001 football schedule. The Red Raiders have an early opening date travelling to Villanova University for an August 30 night game. The full schedule is:
Aug. 30, at Villanova.
Sept 8, at Maine;
15, Dartmouth;
22, Fordham;
29, Cornell.
Oct. 6, at Princeton;
20, Towson;
27, at Lafayette.
Nov. 3, Lehigh;
10, at Holy Cross;
17, Bucknell.




Congratulations to the members of Patriot League all-decade team in women's lacrosse. The Red Raiders elected were Shari Krasnoo '91, Hilary Meyer '99 and Kate Manzella '00.

     Also named to league all-decade teams were Adonal Foyle '98 and Tucker Neale '95 in men's basketball; Heather Sprengel '94 in women's swimming; Mike Colvig '96 in men's swimming and divers Greg Sobo '94 and Jeff Roseman '97; and Ray Appenheimer '94 in men's indoor track.




Junior forward Pat Campolieta become the 21st Colgate basketball player to reach 1,000 points in a career. The Syracuse product passed the milestone early in January against Cornell. With four games remaining in the regular season, he had reached 1,145 points to place 17th among all-time Red Raider scorers.




Speaking of basketball, first-years center Howard Blue and guard Mark Linebaugh have been elected Patriot League Rookie of the Week three times apiece. They are the top-two scoring freshmen in the league and both are strong candidates for Rookie of the Year.




Greg Manusky '88 has joined the Washington Redskins' staff as linebackers coach. Manusky broke into the NFL with the Redskins and played for new Washington coach Marty Schottenheimer in Kansas City. Manusky, a former All-Madden Team player, will also be reunited with Red Raider defensive back Neil Viserto '86. The two were part of the legendary Fred Dunlap '50 teams of the mid-'80s and were known for their monstrous hits as well as off-field antics. Viserto is the vice president of broadcast and marketing for the Redskins.




Colgate was among four Patriot League institutions ranked in the Top 20 in this year's list of best graduation rates among NCAA Division I schools, according to the Dec. 1 issue of The Chronicle of Higher Education. The Red Raiders were ranked 20th in the national all-sports rankings of Division I institutions with an 82 percent graduation rate.




The softball team will be hosting the second annual Red Raider Invitational March 30-April 1 at the Eaton Field. The tournament includes Dartmouth, Albany and Niagara, along with the host team.




Have you checked out Colgate hockey alumni in the National Hockey League lately? Andy McDonald '00 has been moving back and forth between the Anaheim Mighty Ducks and their top farm club, the Cincinnati Mighty Ducks of the AHL.

     As of Feb. 11, McDonald had scored one goal in 16 games with Anaheim, and nine goals and 15 assists in 29 games with Cincinnati.

     Bruce Gardiner '94 is with the Columbus Blue Jackets. He has tallied four goals and 12 assists in 50 games. And Steve Poapst '91 was recently called up by the Chicago Black Hawks from Norfolk (Va.) of the AHL. In 11 games, he has a pair of assists.




The Colgate athletic website at http://athletics.colgate.edu provides daily information on the Red Raider programs including schedules, roster, statistics and game information.

     Also, remember the Red Raider Sportsline: 315-228-7900.

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