Beaver Falls, PA– Geneva hosts the W&J Presidents for the 19th meeting between the two schools, closing the first round of conference rivals during the 2013-14 season. Last season Geneva was unable to produce a win against the powerhouse Presidents and look to leave the past in the past.
Washington & Jefferson step onto Golden Tornadoes soil coming off a 76-59 win in Washington, PA against Bethany College. The win bumps W&J up to tie with Westminster sitting at the fifth seed among conference opponents. Senior forward, Chelsea Apke, leads the Presidents’ game in the paint, averaging 16.8 points per game and 10.3 rebounds a game. Keeping the ball moving is President Kara Seamon with a total or 66 assists so far this season.
Tonight Geneva will attempt to brush off Saturday’s heartbreaking overtime loss to all-time rival Westminster by upsetting the visitors in red. Impact freshman, Nicole Hyland, recorded her fourth double-double Saturday night with 20 points and 13 rebounds. Miranda Heaney found her stride outside the arch, sinking three three-pointers over the Titans contributing to her freshman campaigns 22 good three-point baskets.
Saturday Geneva leaves home court to challenge Thiel College in downtown Pittsburgh with tip-off at 1 p.m.
Geneva College invites students to accept the challenge of an academically excellent, Christ-centered education. Offering nearly 40 undergraduate majors, Adult Degree Programs with fully online and campus-based options, and seven graduate degrees, Geneva has programs that place students at the forefront of higher learning. Adhering to the inerrancy of Scripture, a Geneva education is grounded in God’s word as well as in a core curriculum designed to prepare students vocationally to think, write and communicate well in today’s world.
In the past four years, on average, 90% of Geneva students are working or in grad school within six months after graduation.