#25 Garnet Overcome Shoremen, 79-70

Winterburn Scores Team-High 13 Points and Marshall Pulls Down Career-High 10 Rebounds

CHESTERTOWN, Md. – Visiting #25 Swarthmore had four players score in double figures to overcome host Washington College, 79-70, on Tuesday night in a Centennial Conference men's basketball game at the Cain Athletic Center.  It was the conference opener for both squads and also the home opener for the Shoremen.

#25 Swarthmore 79 Washington College 70

How It Happened
- The Shoremen led for the majority of the first half and led by as many as five points on three separate occasions, the last one coming with 7:52 left in the first half on a Austin Allen second chance layup that gave the hosts a 28-23 lead. 
- Swarthmore closed out the first half on a 15-5 run to take a 38-33 lead at the break.  Robbie Walsh netted a layup to give the guests a 35-33 lead with 1:43 left in the first and it was the Garnet's first lead since 2-0 in the first minute.  Jim Lammers ended the first half and the run with a three-pointer to beat the buzzer to give the visitors a 38-33 halftime lead. 
- In the second half, the Garnet used a 10-1 run to turn a 50-47 lead with 14:23 remaining in the game into a 60-48 cushion with 8:32 to go in the contest on a Ryan Ingram triple.  The 12-point lead was Swarthmore's biggest of the game and they achieved that three times in the second half.  The last 12-point lead they had was with 6:10 left at 66-54 on a Zack Yonda three. 
- Washington would get it within five points twice the rest of the way, the last time coming with 3:49 left on a Tas Dixon lay-in.

For The Shoremen (1-2, 0-1 CC)
- Mike Winterburn (team-best 13 points to set career-high), Dallas Marshall (career-best and game-high 10 rebounds and nine points), Dixon (five assists to lead all players and 10 points), Nick Schmelzer (10 points).
- The Shoremen outscored the Garnet in bench points, 27-21.
- The Shoremen shot 38% (27-for-72) from the floor, 31% (8-for-26) from three-point range and 73% (8-for-11) from the foul line. 
- Washington had 17 turnovers while forcing 20 Swarthmore turnovers.

For #25 Swarthmore (3-0, 1-0 CC)
- Cam Wiley (game-highs of 18 points and three steals), Yonda (17 points), Zach O'Dell (10 points and contest-best four blocks), Nate Shafer (11 points and team-high nine boards).
- The Garnet shot 53% (30-for-57) from the floor, 31% (5-for-16) from three-point range and 67% (14-for-21) from the free throw stripe. 
- Swarthmore outscored Washington 16-13 in second chance points, 46-30 in points in the paint, 17-14 in points off of turnovers and 8-3 in transition points.

Notes
- Marshall was named the Chestertown McDonald's Shoremen Player of the Game on the webcast.
- Both teams hauled down 38 rebounds in the game with the Shoremen pulling down 18 offensive boards, while the Garnet got 10 offensive caroms.
- It was Washington's first game versus a ranked opponent since playing #5 Salisbury on January 2, 2017.

Up Next
11/22 @ Navy – 3:00 p.m. (Exhibition game)
- The is an exhibition for Washington College, but the game counts for Navy.