Geoducks triumph on the road

Contact: Erik Snyder (360) 867-6537
Sports Information Director
The Evergreen State College

January 27, 2006

LA GRANDE, OR -- The Evergreen State men (7-15 overall, 3-9 CCC) put another check in the win column tonight after a 55-43 victory over the Eastern Oregon Moutaineers (11-7 overall, 6-5 CCC).

The Geoducks led nearly the entire game and never allowing the Mountaineers to get too far away. The two teams hit the break with Evergreen leading 24-20 and continued with that lead the second half.

Evergreen had three players hit double digits tonight, Pat Mattson at the top with 16 points, along with 10 rebounds to make a double-double. Doug Dietz added 12 while Wes Newton chipped in 10.

The Geoducks travel from Oregon to Idaho tomorrow the 28th where they will be hosted by the Albertson Yotes at 7:30 p.m.