November 24, 2012

Men's Basketball Falls On The Road To Hiram

HIRAM, Ohio- - Freshman Jarrett Ruffin (Northfield/Nordonia) had 20 points and grabbed eight rebounds, but Mount Union's men's basketball team (1-3) fell on the road 93-84 to Hiram Saturday afternoon. 

Sophomore Nate Jacubec (Struthers/Struthers) scored 17 points and added six assists, freshman Kyle Scelza (Stow/Stow-Munroe Falls) had 16, and senior Matt Kiger (Williamstown,W. Va/Williamstown) chipped in with 11.

Hiram (1-0) had five players in double digits and was led by Aaron Stefanov who scored 20 points.  

The Purple Raiders took their biggest lead of the game when Jacubec hit a three pointer at the 15:11 mark of the first half to put the Raiders up 11-5.

Chris Zurowski gave the Terriers the lead for good, when he nailed a three pointer at the 9:19 mark of the first half to give the Terriers a 22-21 lead. 

The Terriers would lead by as much as 14 in the second half.

Mount Union vs Hiram College

11/24/12 3:00 p.m. at Hiram, Ohio  --  Price Gymnasium
At Hiram, Ohio  --  Price Gymnasium
HIRAM COLLEGE 93, MOUNT UNION 84
MOUNT UNION (1-3)
Jarrett Ruffin 6-11 5-6 20; Nate Jacubec 6-15 2-2 19; Kyle Scelza 5-9 2-2
16; Matt Kiger 5-6 1-2 11; Evan Keeslar 2-4 3-3 8; T.J. Gillespie 1-4 1-2 4;
Cody Dillon 0-3 4-4 4; Taylor Moore 1-5 0-0 2; Jerod Lane 0-0 0-0 0; Mike
Plouse 0-2 0-0 0; Jimmy Darnley 0-5 0-0 0; Justen Little 0-1 0-0 0. Totals
26-65 18-21 84.
HIRAM COLLEGE (1-0)
Aaron Stefanov 6-16 8-8 23; Alan Sheppard 5-8 8-9 21; Justin Wisniewski 4-6
7-8 15; Chris Zurowski 4-9 0-0 11; Steve Zivoder 3-9 4-6 10; Matt Roman 1-3
0-0 3; Tom Herchek 1-2 0-0 3; Riley Moore 1-3 0-0 3; Justin Lonis 1-1 0-0 2;
Josh Edmondson 1-3 0-2 2. Totals 27-60 27-33 93.
Mount Union...................   35   49  -   84
Hiram College.................   38   55  -   93
3-point goals--Mount Union 14-38 (Nate Jacubec 5-12; Kyle Scelza 4-8;
Jarrett Ruffin 3-4; T.J. Gillespie 1-4; Evan Keeslar 1-2; Jimmy Darnley 0-3;
Justen Little 0-1; Taylor Moore 0-1; Cody Dillon 0-3), Hiram College 12-25
(Chris Zurowski 3-5; Aaron Stefanov 3-5; Alan Sheppard 3-5; Riley Moore 1-3;
Matt Roman 1-3; Tom Herchek 1-1; Josh Edmondson 0-1; Steve Zivoder 0-1;
Justin Wisniewski 0-1). Fouled out--Mount Union-Nate Jacubec, Hiram
College-None. Rebounds--Mount Union 39 (Jarrett Ruffin 8), Hiram College 38
(Justin Wisniewski 8; Chris Zurowski 8). Assists--Mount Union 19 (Nate
Jacubec 7), Hiram College 12 (Justin Wisniewski 3; Alan Sheppard 3). Total
fouls--Mount Union 26, Hiram College 17. Technical fouls--Mount Union-None,
Hiram College-None. A-364



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