Roadrunner weekend wrap-ups

Men’s basketball

Feb. 7 — Senior guard Brandon Jefferson made a 3-pointer with 36 seconds left to lift Metro men’s basketball over No. 11 Colorado School of Mines 57-54 on the road.

The win improved the Roadrunners to 19-1 overall and a still-perfect 16-0 in Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference play.

Junior forward Nicholas Kay scored 20 points and grabbed six rebounds in a game-high 39 minutes.

Leading 29-26 at halftime, Metro outscored CSM 31-25 in the second half.

 

Feb. 8 — No. 1 Metro’s 10-2 run in the final two minutes of regulation pushed men’s basketball past Colorado Christian University 66-61.

The victory extended the Runners’ win streak to 17 games, 20-1 overall.

 

Women’s basketball

Feb. 7 — The Roadrunners defeated Colorado School of Mines 46-44 on the road.

Senior guard Kya DeGarmo led Metro with 10 points, and recorded five assists and five rebounds to accompany three steals in a game-high 39 minutes.

Feb. 8 — Metro senior guard Kya DeGarmo scored a career-high 22 points (5-6 3pt) in an 81-68 win over Colorado Christian University.

Fellow senior guard Cassie Lambrecht recorded 19 points.

Tied 37-37 at halftime, the Lady Runners outscored CCU 44-31 in the final frame to improve to 11-10 overall.

Metro has won five consecutive games since losing to No. 4 Colorado Mesa University 66-63 in overtime Jan. 24.

Men’s tennis/track & field

Feb. 8Men’s tennis lost 6-1 at Air Force in its first spring match.

Freshman Josh Graetz, No. 2 singles, secured Metro’s only win with a 6-5 (7-1), 6-4 match victory.

Next match is at Dallas Baptist Feb. 20.

 

Feb. 7 Metro track had three provisional times and two records on day one of the New Mexico Classic.

Provisional times were for distance runner Chris Davis in the 3,000 meters, sophomore distance runner Janelle Lincks in the women’s 3K, and junior distance runner Amy Johnston in the same event.

Personal records for Lincks, and Belle Kiper.

 

Feb. 8 Sophomore distance runner Breanna Hemming ran an automatic qualifying mile time for the NCAA Championships in 4:52.58, breaking her own school record by six seconds.

Senior distance runner Kirk Harvey and Lincks also ran provisionals in the mile.

 

Author: Mario Sanelli

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