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The College Report: New Providence's Siracusa Scores TD in TCNJ Football Victory

October 2, 2012 at 11:05 PM

James Siracusa (New Providence, Sr.) scored his first collegiate touchdown on Saturday when he ran back a fumble recovery 34 yards to help The College of New Jersey to a 55-27 victory over Western Connecticut State in Danbury, Conn. The defensive back out of New Providence High also got credit for six tackles (three unassisted) and for breaking up one pass play. The Lions (2-2) are at home in Ewing on Saturday against Cortland State.

Andrew Tullo (New Providence, Jr.) and Greg DeLade (Chatham, Soph.) teamed for 13 tackles, but their work on defense couldn’t keep Muhlenberg from a 17-0 defeat to Susquehanna in Selinsgrove, Pa. on Saturday. Tullo, a nose tackle out of New Providence High, had six tackles, plus one with help. Two of his solo jobs came behind the line of scrimmage for a total loss of four yards. DeLade, an end out of Chatham High, participated in six tackles, four of which he managed on his own. The Mules (3-2) return against Gettysburg at home on Oct. 13.

Gettysburg remained undefeated at 5-0 by routing McDaniel, 35-3, at home on Saturday. Robby Fay (New Providence, Fr.) tacked five points on the scoreboard with point-after conversions. He also averaged 58 yards on six kickoffs and 36 yards on six punts, with two pinned inside the McDaniel 20-yard line. Hugo Nolasco (Westfield, Jr.) made one solo tackle and returned an interception 23 yards. Ben Zepnick (New Providence, Sr.) was in on two assisted and two unassisted tackles. Finally, James O’Rourke (Westfield, Fr.) saw game action and gained 12 yards on three carries, with a long carry of seven yards.

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Aaron Fant (Madison, Soph.) racked up four unassisted tackles and one interception out of the defensive secondary to help Franklin & Marshall defeat Dickinson, 36-28, in Carlisle, Pa. on Saturday. The Diplomats (4-1) have a week off before resuming their season with a home game against McDaniel on Oct. 13.

Greg Fontaina (Millburn, Sr.) was in on three tackles as Ursinus defeated Moravian, 24-7, in Collegeville, Pa. on Saturday. He assisted on a sack for a 3-yard loss, and had two solo jobs, one of which placed the ball a yard behind the line of scrimmage. Ursinus (3-2) takes this week off and then lines up against Susquehanna at home on Oct. 13.

Monmouth’s Tyler George (Berkeley Heights, Sr.) scored the first points of the game when he ran the ball in on a 24-yard pass play in the first quarter to put the Hawks up. They would soon relinquish the lead and go on to lose 55-24, to Albany in upstate New York on Saturday. George, a tight end, gained 75 yards on seven receptions. Teammate Ryan Mohr (West Orange, Soph.) got off seven punts, which averaged 35 yards per punt, with two downed inside the Albany 20-yard line. Albany’s Zach Troutman (New Providence, Fr.) saw action for the Great Danes and got credit for one assisted tackle. Albany (4-1) travels to Bryant on Saturday, while Monmouth (3-2) takes a week off before traveling to Cornell for a game on Oct. 13. 

Marist’s Vinny Fuschetto (New Providence, Soph.) made six tackles (five unassisted) in Saturday’s 26-14 road loss to Jacksonville. The Red Foxes (2-3) have two weeks to regroup before lining up against Butler at home on Oct. 13.

Michael Watts (Summit, Jr.) made three unassisted tackles and one with help as Colgate defeated Yale, 47-24, in New Haven, Conn. on Saturday. William Vaughan (South Orange, Soph.) had two solo tackles for Yale (1-2), which moves on to host Dartmouth on Saturday. Colgate (2-3) takes this weekend off, and then prepares for Holy Cross at home on Oct. 13.

John Manganiello (Berkeley Heights, Sr.) earned credit for two unassisted tackles in the Coast Guard’s 59-0 thrashing of Frostburg State in New London, Conn. on Saturday. One of his two tackles was a sack two yards behind the line of scrimmage. The Academy (2-2) has its next test at home on Saturday against Bridgewater State.

Hobart knocked off Worcester Poly, 61-8, in Worcester, Mass. on Saturday, receiving contributions on defense from three area players. Charlie Ehlers (Maplewood, Fr.) made two solo tackles, while Kevin Hearon (Westfield, Jr.) had one and Matt McGriff (South Orange, Soph.) posted both a solo and an assisted tackle. The Statesmen (5-0) next face Springfield at home this Saturday.

Edgar Osols (Summit, Sr.) kept Mass.-Dartmouth in their game with MIT on Saturday, although the Corsairs finally succumbed, 28-27, in Cambridge, Mass. Osols nailed field goal attempts of 16 and 35 yards, plus he converted three extra-point tries. His six kickoffs traveled an average of 46 yards, while he got nearly 37 yards on each of four punts. The Corsairs (1-4) will try to turn things around at home on Saturday when Salve Regina visits.

Likewise, Joe Mallock (West Orange, Jr.) nailed both his field goal tries and an extra-point attempt, but Williams still lost, 17-13, to Trinity (Conn.) in Williamstown, Mass. on Saturday. Mallock split the uprights from 34 and 43 yards. Four kickoffs of his sailed an average of 64 yards. Williams (1-1) looks for atonement on Saturday in a road game at Bates.

Tosin Kazeem (Short Hills, Soph.) tacked on seven points following touchdowns as Union defeated Springfield, 49-21, in Schenectady, N.Y. on Saturday. Kazeem also averaged 55 yards per kickoff on eight boots. The Dutchmen (2-3) travel to Worcester Poly this Saturday.

Vin Fischer (Livingston, Sr.) caught three passes for a total gain of 24 yards in Montclair State’s 20-0 loss to Cortland State in a Saturday road contest. Fischer’s long gain was 11 yards. On defense, the Red Hawks got five tackles (two solo) out of Dan Barletta (New Providence, Soph.). Rowan is the next opponent for Montclair (2-3); they play on Saturday at Sprague Field. 

Dwaine Dabney, Jr. (Summit, Soph.) handled two kickoffs for William Paterson in Saturday’s 21-14 win over Maritime College in the Bronx, returning the ball 20 and 14 yards. He also rushed three times for seven yards. The Pioneers (2-2) travel to Brockport State on Saturday.

Mike DiTommaso (Short Hills, Jr.) started at free safety for Columbia in Saturday’s 33-6 loss at home to Princeton, and he participated in four tackles, one of which was unassisted. He also broke up two pass plays. Spenser Huston (Summit, Soph.) started at left tackle for the victorious Tigers (1-2). Both teams hit the road for eastern Pennsylvania on Saturday. Princeton to face Lafayette, while Columbia (1-2) visits Lehigh. 

Chris Twombly (Short Hills, Jr.) made four tackles (two unassisted) as the Penn sprint team handed Franklin Pierce a 24-20 loss in Ashburnham, Mass. on Sunday. The Quakers are now 1-1 with a Friday contest looming at Franklin Field against Mansfield.

Kyle Douglas (Scotch Plains, Soph.) had two unassisted tackles as the Princeton sprint team lost, 22-15, to Cornell in Ithaca, N.Y. on Friday. Princeton (0-3) hosts Post University on Friday.

CROSS COUNTRY

Florida Tech’s Stephanie Fonseca (New Providence, Sr.) finished 10th in the St. Leo Invitational in Florida on Saturday. She covered 6,000 meters in 23:37.51. Florida’s Shelby Hayes broke the tape in 21:26.20.

Villanova won the Men's Gold race at the Paul Short meet, hosted by Lehigh University on Friday. The Wildcats' Brian Basili (South Orange, Soph.) was the 56th man to finish, reaching the line in 25:00 for 8,000 meters. Behind him came Stonehill's Stephen Leonard (Chatham, Jr.), who was 170th to report, with a finish time of 25:57, and Johns Hopkins' Josh Baker (Chatham, Sr.), in at 26:22, which was good for 219th place in the 332-man field. This race went to Georgetown's Mark Dennin in 23:57.

Delaware's Shannon Kelly (Livingston, Fr.) finished 196th of 360 finishers in the Women's Gold race. Her time for 6,000 meters was 22:55. Dartmouth's Abbey D'Agostino ran a winning 19:58.

Duke's Blake Udland (Short Hills, Fr.) took 10th place at the Great American Cross Country Festival in Cary, N.C. on Friday. The Millburn High grad finished 8,000 meters in 26:24.9. Andrew Brodeur, unaffiliated, won the race in 24:29.0.

Princeton's Tyler Udland (Short Hills, Jr.) was the 77th finisher at the Notre Dame Invitational in South Bend, Ind. on Friday. He got the 8,000 meters in 24:47. Tulsa's Chris O'Hare was first in at the 23:33 mark.

Richmond's Tara Hanley (Chatham, Fr.) finished 33rd in the Women's Gold race at the Charlotte Invitational in Charlotte, N.C. on Friday. Her time for 6,000 meters was 22:37.92. Jemeli Sang, running unattached, won the race in 20:56.03.

Middlebury’s Martin Sweeney (Scotch Plains, Sr.) got 26th place in the Vermont State Meet on Saturday in Lyndon, Vt. He needed 31:58.5 to complete 8,000 meters. Teammate Nate Sans won the race in 28:23.4.

Franklin & Marshall’s Andrew Marra (Westfield, Sr.) was the 66th man to finish in the Don Cathcart Invitational in Salisbury, Md. on Saturday. His time for 8,000 meters was 28:16. The winning time was 25:26. In the women’s race, F&M’s Bridget Grogan (Westfield, Sr.) got 51st place, with a time of 24:59 for 6,000 meters. The winning time here was 21:30.

 

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