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Grove City rolls to third win of the year

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GROVE CITY, PA, November 28, 2000--The Wolverines picked up their third decisive victory in four games Tuesday, defeating visiting Penn State Behrend, 74-59.  Grove City, who posted its third win in its 12th game one year ago, improved to 3-1, while Behrend fell to 1-3.

Junior forward Pat Roberts (Home, PA/Marion Center) fired in 19 points, hitting 9 of 10 from the free-throw line, and recorded a game-high nine rebounds, four steals and three blocked shots.  Junior guard Chris Kreider (Hummelstown, PA/Lower Dauphin) paced the Wolverines in scoring for the third game in row, finishing with 21 points and four assists.  Freshman guard Jim Fetzner (Erie, PA/Cathedral Prep) contributed 10 points and four assists, while senior forward Shane Meling (Slippery Rock, PA/Slippery Rock) chipped in with a game-high five dishes.

Ashley Orris led the Lions with 22 points on 8-for-10 shooting, including 4-for-5 marksmanship from three-point range.

The Wolverines' three victories have come by winning margins of 19, 22 and 15 points.  They last opened a season 3-1 in 1997-98.

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