2013-14 News

June 4, 2014
Susquehanna Ranked 105th in Learfield Director’s Cup Standings
Susquehanna University finished 105th in the final 2013-14 Division III Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup standings, released Wednesday.

June 4, 2014
A Susquehanna Connection
Think every Division I head coach is a former Division I student-athlete? Think it’s impossible to transition from being a Division III student-athlete to a coaching position at the Division I level? Think again.

May 20, 2014
Susquehanna Wins 2013-14 Landmark Conference President’s Cup
For the second time in three years and third in the last seven, Susquehanna University has won the Landmark Conference President’s Cup.

April 15, 2014
Susquehanna Announces 2014 Hall of Fame Class
Susquehanna University and the Susquehanna Athletic Department have announced seven former student-athletes will be inducted into the SU Sports Hall of Fame as members of the Class of 2014.

April 8, 2014
Susquehanna Honors Academics at Division III Luncheon
On Tuesday, April 8, the Susquehanna SAAC hosted a luncheon with President Jay Lemons as a way to recognize student-athletes for their academic achievements.

April 7, 2014
Susquehanna, Landmark Conference Celebrate DIII Week
Over the last several weeks, student-athletes from across the Landmark have been asked to share their #whyd3 stories. The hashtag, #whyd3, originated a few years ago and continues to be used as supporters of NCAA Division III champion the cause on social media.

March 18, 2014
Susquehanna Second in Landmark Conference President’s Cup
Susquehanna University stands in second place in the most updated Landmark Conference President’s Cup standings.

March 17, 2014
On the Road Again…Harley Sellinger
In February, the Susquehanna University athletic communications department will debut a series of stories highlighting several of the university's student-athletes and their study abroad and/or international playing experiences. The most recent story highlights senior men’s basketball player Harley Sellinger and his trips abroad during the 2012-13 academic year.

March 12, 2014
Landmark Conference Releases Winter All-Sportsmanship Teams
The Landmark Conference has announced the members of its 2013-14 Winter All-Sportsmanship Teams.

March 11, 2014
Landmark Conference Announces Winter Academic Honor Roll
The Landmark Conference has announced the 2013-14 Winter Academic Honor Roll and Susquehanna boasts 53 student-athletes on the list.

March 5, 2014
Two All-Conference Players for Men’s Basketball
Susquehanna senior center Harley Sellinger and sophomore guard Brandon Hedley have been named 2013-14 All-Landmark Conference players.

March 1, 2014
Crusader Men’s Basketball Falls Short of Landmark Title
The Susquehanna men’s basketball team was making its first Landmark Conference championship game appearance since 2009 but Saturday’s final against Scranton did not go the way of the Crusaders as they fell 71-56 on Saturday afternoon.

February 28, 2014
Komara, Weidlich Named February Rookies of the Month
Both basketball teams are represented as the Pepsi/SAAC February Rookies of the Month as freshmen Nikki Komara and Steven Weidlich have been honored.

February 26, 2014
Crusader Men’s Hoops Headed to the Championship
The game certainly was not for the faint of heart but the Susquehanna men’s basketball team held off a resilient Catholic squad to defeat the Cardinals 69-66 in Wednesday night’s Landmark Conference semifinal matchup. The Crusaders will now travel to Scranton on Saturday for a 2 p.m. Landmark Conference championship game.

February 26, 2014
Weaver, Weidlich Named Pepsi/SAAC Super Crusaders
Women’s field and men’s basketball are represented as the Pepsi/SAAC Super Crusaders for the period ending Feb. 23 as junior Cam Weaver and freshman Steven Weidlich have been recognized.

February 24, 2014
Weidlich Named Landmark Player of the Week
After helping the Susquehanna men’s basketball team earn the No. 2 seed in the upcoming Landmark Conference playoffs, freshman guard Steven Weidlich has been named the Landmark Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week for the period ending Feb. 23.

February 22, 2014
Sellinger Scores 1,000th; SU to Host Semifinals
Harley Sellinger became the newest member of the 1,000 point club as he helped the Susquehanna men’s basketball team to a 87-77 victory at Merchant Marine on Saturday afternoon. The win, combined with a loss by Catholic at Moravian earlier in the day, SU earned the No. 2 seed in the Landmark Conference Playoffs and will host No. 3 Catholic on Wednesday, Feb. 26 at 7 p.m.

February 19, 2014
Hedley’s Buzzer Beater Sends Seniors Off in Style
With less than three seconds remaining in the game, sophomore guard Brandon Hedley nailed a three-pointer at the top of the key as time expired, lifting Susquehanna men’s basketball over rival Juniata 59-58 on Wednesday evening.

February 17, 2014
Sellinger Named Landmark Player of the Week
After leading the Susquehanna men’s basketball team to a pair of key league victories, senior center Harley Sellinger has been named the Landmark Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week for the period ending Feb. 16.

February 17, 2014
Sellinger, West Named Pepsi/SAAC Super Crusaders
Men’s basketball and women’s track are represented as the Pepsi/SAAC Super Crusaders for the period ending Feb. 16 as senior Harley Sellinger and sophomore Ashley West have been recognized.

February 15, 2014
Crusader Men Clutch in Win over Moravian
The free hot dogs and Pepsi beverages given away on Susquehanna’s annual Pepsi Day paled in comparison to the on-court action fans were treated to in the men’s basketball team’s win over visiting Moravian. The Crusaders picked up a key Landmark win with a 91-86 victory over the Greyhounds.

February 13, 2014
Annual Pepsi Day Set for Feb. 15
The Susquehanna University Athletic Department has announced its annual “Orange Crush”/Pepsi Day 2014 will take place Saturday, Feb. 15 in conjunction with a home men’s and women’s Landmark Conference doubleheader.

February 12, 2014
Crusader Men Cool Off Catholic
Despite trailing by two at intermission, the Susquehanna men’s basketball team put together a 42-point second half to defeat Catholic 73-67 on Wednesday evening.

February 8, 2014
Crusaders Cannot Hold off Scranton in Men’s Basketball Action
An eight-point halftime lead was not enough of a cushion for the Susquehanna men’s basketball team as Scranton – a team receiving votes in the national polls – came from behind to defeat SU 77-73 in a Saturday afternoon Landmark Conference contest.

February 5, 2014
Marathon Game Goes Against Susquehanna Men
Fifty minutes of basketball were not enough to give the Susquehanna men’s basketball team a road win over Goucher as the Crusaders fell 100-97 in double overtime on Wednesday night.

February 1, 2014
Crusader Men’s Basketball Can’t Hold Off Drew
An early first-half lead did not hold up for the Susquehanna men’s basketball team as the Crusaders fell 69-60 to visiting Drew University on Saturday afternoon.

January 29, 2014
Hot Shooting Propels Men’s Hoops Over Juniata
Four Crusaders finished in double figures for the Susquehanna men’s basketball team as SU snapped a three-game losing streak to Juniata on Wednesday night, defeating the Eagles 86-76 at Kennedy Sports & Rec Center.

January 25, 2014
Crusader Men Hold off Moravian
The Susquehanna men’s basketball team fought off a resilient Moravian team to grab a 68-63 road conference win on Saturday afternoon. The Greyhounds were able to erase a 12-point halftime deficit but the Crusaders’ were ultimately able to come out on top to pick a critical league victory.

January 24, 2014
Catching Up With…Steven Weidlich
This week, the Susquehanna Athletics Communications office “catches up with” freshman Steven Weidlich, who is second on the men's basketball team with 15.5 ppg. The Crusaders head to Moravian on Saturday for a Landmark Conference clash at 2 p.m.

January 22, 2014
Late Susquehanna Comeback Falls Short
Down by 14 points with only 5:19 left to go in the game, the Susquehanna men’s basketball team found itself trailing visiting Catholic University by just six points with 1:51 on the clock but ultimately fell 78-71 in mid-week conference action.

January 20, 2014
Komara, Weidlich Named Pepsi/SAAC Super Crusaders
Both basketball teams are represented as this week’s Pepsi/SAAC Super Crusaders as freshmen Nikki Komara and Steven Weidlich have been selected for the period ending Jan. 19.

January 18, 2014
SU Men Hold off Visiting Mariners
Steven Weidlich netted a game-high 20 points in Susquehanna’s 79-64 win over visiting Merchant Marine Academy. Weidlich was one of four SU players in double figures as the Crusaders have now won seven of their last nine games.

January 15, 2014
Crusader Men Take Down Goucher in Landmark Play
The Susquehanna men’s basketball not only picked up its first Landmark Conference win of the season with an 88-77 home win over Goucher on Wednesday night, the Crusaders also dealt the Gophers their first conference loss of the season.

January 14, 2014
Men’s Basketball to Host Biddy Tournament
Susquehanna’s men’s basketball program will be hosting its Second-Annual Boys’ Biddy Basketball Tournament March 8-9, 2014 in the James Garrett Sports Complex on the campus of Susquehanna University.

January 13, 2014
Hedley, Lessard Named Pepsi/SAAC Super Crusaders
Men’s basketball and women’s swimming are represented as this week’s Pepsi/SAAC Super Crusaders as sophomores Brandon Hedley and Kelsey Lessard have been selected for the period ending Jan. 12.

January 11, 2014
Crusaders’ Rally Falls Just Short in Loss at Drew
Despite trimming what had been a 24-point deficit to just one point in the closing seconds of regulation, the Susquehanna men’s basketball team could not complete the comeback against Drew, falling 64-63 on the road.

January 8, 2014
Men’s Hoops Ends Non-Conference Slate with Home Victory
The Susquehanna men’s basketball team closed out the non-conference portion of its schedule by defeating visiting Misericordia 83-69 on Wednesday night.

January 7, 2014
Komara, Weidlich Named December Rookies of the Month
Both basketball programs are represented as the Pepsi/SAAC Rookies of the Month for December as freshmen Nikki Komara and Steven Weidlich have been selected.

January 6, 2014
Balanced Scoring Attack Leads SU Past Berkeley
Four players finished in double figures as Susquehanna men’s basketball defeated non-conference opponent Berkeley (N.J.) 78-64 on Monday night, the Crusaders’ first contest since Dec. 21.

December 21, 2013
Crusader Men Split Pair of Games in Puerto Rico
The Susquehanna men's basketball team left Puerto Rico with a 1-1 record. The Crusaders opened their trip with a win over Sacred Heart University (Puerto Rico) before falling 54-51 to No. 23 St. Mary's (Md.) on Saturday night.

December 15, 2013
Men’s Basketball Goes 2-0 at Monarch Classic
With Sunday afternoon’s 66-53 win over Wilkes, the Susquehanna men’s basketball team won the Monarch Classic while also picking up its second-straight victory.

December 14, 2013
Crusaders Pick Up Win at King’s in Monarch Classic
The Susquehanna men’s basketball was back in action on Saturday for the first time since Dec. 7 as the Crusaders traveled to the Monarch Classic, hosted by King’s College. In the opening game of the tournament, SU took down the host Monarchs 73-67 to move to 4-3 on the season.

December 7, 2013
Scranton Tops SU Men in Conference Opener
An early, five-point lead did not hold up for the Susquehanna men’s basketball team as the Crusaders dropped an 82-68 home decision to Scranton in the 2013-14 Landmark Conference opener for both squads.

December 3, 2013
McElwee, Weidlich Named November Rookies of the Month
Women’s swimming and men’s basketball are represented as the Pepsi/SAAC Rookies of the Month for November with freshmen Erin McElwee and Steven Weidlich being honored.

December 1, 2013
Crusaders Can’t Close on Comeback
Despite trimming what had been a 19-point deficit into a two-point lead, the Susquehanna men’s basketball team fell just short of completing its comeback against visiting Elizabethtown, falling 74-70 on Sunday evening.

November 25, 2013
Bounce-Back Victory for Men’s Basketball
After suffering a tough defeat in Saturday’s Pepsi Tipoff Tournament Championship, the Susquehanna men’s basketball team responded with a victory on Monday night, defeating Penn State Harrisburg 79-65.

November 23, 2013
Crusaders Fall to Monarchs in Pepsi Championship Game
For the second year in a row, the Susquehanna men’s basketball team could not get past King’s in the championship game of the Pepsi Tip-Off Tournament as the Crusaders fell 73-69 on Saturday afternoon.

November 22, 2013
Home Opener a Success for Crusader Men’s Basketball
Two players in double figures and 12 different players that contributed points all added up to an 85-67 Susquehanna men’s basketball win over Penn State Wilkes Barre in the second game of the 25th-annual Pepsi Tip-Off Tournament.

November 19, 2013
Hedley, Weidlich Shoot SU Past Lycoming In Season Opener
Sophomore Brandon Hedley and freshman Steven Weidlich each scored 25 points as Susquehanna men’s basketball defeated Lycoming 99-84 in the 2013-14 season opener on Tuesday evening, the first win for SU over the Warriors since 2007.

November 18, 2013
Men’s Basketball Has Eyes on Postseason in 2013-14
Heading into the 2013-14 campaign, Susquehanna head coach Frank Marcinek and his staff welcome back nearly their entire starting five from a year ago. Add eight newcomers into the mix and it appears everything is adding up to a roster that has an almost ideal mix of experience, youth and depth.

November 5, 2013
Susquehanna Men’s Basketball Picked Fifth in Landmark Preseason Poll
The Susquehanna men’s basketball team has been predicted to finish fifth in the 2013-14 Landmark Conference Preseason Poll, released Tuesday.

October 25, 2013
Story Time for SU Men’s Basketball
For the past three weeks, players and coaches from the Susquehanna men’s basketball team have visited the second grade classroom of Mrs. Teresa O’Brien at Selinsgrove Elementary School to read to her class.

October 21, 2013
Susquehanna Inducts Six into Sports Hall of Fame as Class of 2013
On the evening of Oct. 18, 2013, Susquehanna University inducted six new members into the SU Sports Hall of Fame at the annual induction ceremony and banquet. The event took place on the opening night of Homecoming Weekend for the Susquehanna community.

September 27, 2013
Susquehanna Appoints Imhoof as Faculty Athletic Representative
Susquehanna University President L. Jay Lemons has appointed David Imhoof, associate professor of history and history department chair, as Susquehanna’s new faculty athletic representative.

August 19, 2013
Susquehanna President L. Jay Lemons Appointed to NCAA Presidents Council
Susquehanna University President L. Jay Lemons has been appointed to represent the Landmark Conference on the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s (NCAA) Division III Presidents Council. His term of service on the committee begins immediately and will continue through January 2015 with eligibility for reappointment.

July 23, 2013
SU Basketball Standout Prepares Harlem Globetrotter for Grueling Schedule
Former Susquehanna University men’s basketball standout Bryan Majors ’10 is continuing to make his mark in the world of basketball several years after he took the court for the last time as a Crusader.

July 23, 2013
Susquehanna Basketball Welcomes Van Pelt to Staff
Susquehanna University men’s basketball head coach Frank Marcinek has announced Gregor Van Pelt will join his staff as an assistant coach for the upcoming 2013-14 campaign.