Bullet Shot: Avery Close ‘21
Feb21

Bullet Shot: Avery Close ‘21

By Alex Petrecca, Staff Writer The Gettysburg College Men’s Basketball team has been led all year by the consistent performances of Avery Close ‘21. This past week, the 6’ 6” sophomore nailed the game winning lay-up in the closing seconds to knock off conference foe McDaniel for a much-needed conference win. His 23-point outburst on 10-15 shooting led the team. Close has been a consistent scorer for the Bullets all season. He leads...

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Women’s Swimming Comes Up Just Short, Takes Second
Dec07

Women’s Swimming Comes Up Just Short, Takes Second

By Alex Petrecca, Staff Writer The Gettysburg women’s swimming team hosted a two-day invitational last weekend. Two conference foes: Dickinson, and Bryn Mawr, as well as Susquehanna and Mary Washington competed at the Gettysburg College Invitational. The first day of the invitational was highlighted by first-year Megan Wojnar’s performance in the 200-yard backstroke. Wojnar ’22 finished with a time of 2:06.91, edging Lynne Cassidy...

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Men’s Cross Country Competes at Championships
Nov18

Men’s Cross Country Competes at Championships

By Alex Petrecca, Staff Writer The Gettysburg College Men’s Cross Country team competed at the NCAA Division 3 Mideast region Cross Country Championships this weekend against 52 other full teams, finishing in 21st. The meet was hosted at Desales College and featured a hilly layout. The story of the day was the weather and course conditions. The snow and rain pre-race lead to a muddy course and an overall slower race for the field of...

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Women’s Cross Country Finishes 11th out of 30 at Invitational
Oct11

Women’s Cross Country Finishes 11th out of 30 at Invitational

By Alex Petrecca Staff Writer On Saturday the Gettysburg College women’s cross-country team hosted the 30th Annual Gettysburg Invitational. At the meet, the team finished 11th among 30 teams. As a team, Gettysburg scored 336, which placed them 3rd among the 16 Division III schools at the Invitational. Division II Cedarville took home the title with a score of 42. Senior Sarah Rinehart led the team to their 11th place finish, running...

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Women’s Cross-Country Splits Little Three Meet
Sep14

Women’s Cross-Country Splits Little Three Meet

By Alex Petrecca, Staff Writer The Gettysburg College women’s cross-country team competed in 53rd annual Little Three Meet this year. Racing conference rivals Dickinson College and Franklin and Marshall College, the Bullets put up a strong performance to finish 2nd on the day. The team’s biggest strength this weekend was their pack running finish, with a 40 second spread between their 1st and 7th runners.  Running in close proximity...

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