HARTFORD, Conn. (Dec. 5, 2016) – On Monday night, the USMMA men's basketball team lost its non-conference matchup on the road to Trinity College, 77-45. The loss drops the Mariners to 1-7 on the season, while the Bantams improve to 3-3.
Freshman Connor Green (Flower Mound, Texas) led Merchant Marine with eight points and junior Christian Wittendorf (Granger, Ind.) scored seven. Senior Matt Miller (Augusta, Ga.) and freshman Michael Bell (Ashburn, Va.) both added five points and Miller led the Mariners with six rebounds.
For Trinity, senior Chris Turnbull scored a game-high 20 points and classmate Ed Ogundeko contributed to the victory with a double-double, draining 15 points and bringing down 15 rebounds to lead all players.
The Mariners return to action on Wednesday night, Dec. 7, when they host arch-rival Coast Guard in the Superintendents'' Trophy contest. Action is set to get underway at 6 p.m. at the Liebertz Gymnasium. Live stats and a live video stream for of the game are available with links on the USMMA Men's Basketball Schedule Page.
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Mariners Drop Road Non-Conference Game At Trinity Monday Night
|Merchant Marine (1-7)||20||25||45|
|Trinity (Conn.) (3-3)||35||42||77|