February 14, 2015

Second half costs Grove City

GROVE CITY, Pa. -- The Grove City College men's basketball team dropped a 58-45 decision to visiting Saint Vincent in Presidents' Athletic Conference play Saturday afternoon at the Grove City College Arena. Grove City led 29-27 at halftime but conference-leading Saint Vincent held the Wolverines scoreless for the first 10 minutes of the second half.

Junior guard Joe Vermilya (Sylvania, Ohio/Southview) led Grove City with nine points while junior swingman Caleb Knudsen (Saylorsville, Pa./Pius X) added eight points, nine rebounds and five assists. Senior guard J.T. Schwartz (Pittsburgh, Pa./Shaler) and freshman center Cory Huff (Kersey, Pa./Elk County Catholic) each tallied seven points.

Grove City shot 17 of 43 (40 percent) from the field for the game while Saint Vincent (17-6, 12-2) went 19 of 46 (41 percent). Saint Vincent owned a 34-28 edge in rebounds. Pat Jones led Saint Vincent with 19 points.

Grove City (9-14, 4-10) visits Bethany in conference play Wednesday night at 8 p.m.

Box Score

GROVE CITY'S 1,000-POINT CLUB

1-Jeff Claypool (1965-69)            2,234
2-Bob Crow (1979-83)                 1,450
3-Joe Buckley (1985-89)              1,413
4-John Cochran (1966-70)             1,352
5-MITCH MARMELSTEIN (2011-Pres.)     1,342
6-Tanner Prosser (1999-2003)         1,263
7-Mark Timko (1991-94)               1,255
8-Fred Schwab (1970-74)              1,215
9-Deron Ryan (1984-88)               1,205
10-Tim Mokma (1987-91)               1,197
11-Bill Fox (1975-79)                1,192
12-Tom Robinson (1957-62)            1,181
13-Mark Smith (1979-83)              1,171
14-Andy O'Keefe (2006-10)            1,164
16-Jim Wherley (1993-97)             1,162
16-Bart Niemeyer (1958-62)           1,145
17-Shawn Carr (2004-08)              1,121
18-Brett Matson (2008-12)            1,108
19-Benjamin Davis (1990-94)          1,094
20-Ryan Gibson (2005-09)             1,079
21-Dave Marovich (1962-65)           1,072
22-Ron Arrington (1962-66)           1,069
23-Ryan Eller (2001-05)              1,068
24-Mike Donahoe (1975-79)            1,051
25-Dan Von Handorf (1992-96)         1,029
26-Dutch Leonard (1955-59)           1,013

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