Fairmont State Basketball Sweeps Shepherd on Senior Day

The Fairmont State men's and women's basketball teams ended their regular seasons with wins over Shepherd on Senior Day.

The men's team took down the Rams, 89-78 and honored seniors Jason Jolly, Vonte Montgomery, R.J. Hutcherson and Vince Franklin. Montgomery had a team-high 20 points. The Fighting Falcons finish the regular season 21-7 overall and 18-4 in the MEC. Fairmont State enters the MEC Tournament as the No. 2 seed and will face the winner of Shepherd and UVa-Wise on Friday at WesBanco Arena in Wheeling.

The women's team defeated Shepherd, 73-66 and honored seniors Molly Rinkevich and Ozge Yarga. Rachel Laskody scored a game-high 21 points. The Fighting Falcons enter the MEC Tournament as the No. 7 seed and will play No. 10 seed West Virginia Wesleyan on Wednesday at WesBanco Arena in Wheeling.