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The College Report: Joe Cordrey of Summit Erupts with 4 Goals for Union Lacrosse

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Joe Cordrey (Summit, Sr.) scored a team-high four goals to lead the men’s lacrosse team of Union College to a 21-8 victory over Vassar in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. on Wednesday. Cordrey, a midfielder out of Summit High, scored the Dutchmen's first two goals of the game, thereby erasing a 2-0 Vassar advantage. Union (7-6) never trailed thereafter. Cordrey has now scored 12 goals this season.

James Kennedy (Summit, Sr.) scored two goals, including the game winner, as Holy Cross edged Dartmouth, 11-10, in Worcester, Mass. on Tuesday. Kennedy, a Summit High grad, scored his first goal of the contest late in the third quarter to give Holy Cross a 10-5 lead. The Big Green rallied in the fourth quarter, and only another Kennedy goal with 3:20 to play staved off the onslaught. Kennedy also got credit for causing two Dartmouth turnovers and lifting two ground balls. Teammate Terry McKenna (Summit, Soph.) tallied three goals; he brought up three ground balls, too. Holy Cross is 7-8.

Cory Weiss (Maplewood, Sr.) threw in a goal and meted out four assists as FDU-Florham defeated Manhattanville, 12-6, in Purchase, N.Y. on Tuesday. The Columbia High product also retrieved two ground balls as the Devils improved to 4-11.

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Pete Donnally (Madison, Sr.) recorded a goal and an assist as St. Michael's had their nine-game winning streak snapped in a 10-8 loss at home to Merrimack on Tuesday. Donnally, a Morristown-Beard grad, also brought up one ground ball as the Purple Knights tripped to 10-3.

Evan Baskst (Westfield, Jr.) scored a goal to lead off the fourth quarter and help Franklin & Marshall rally to defeat Gettysburg, 12-11, in Lancaster, Pa. on Wednesday. Baskst, who prepped at Morristown-Beard, also lifted one ground ball.

Chris Christensen (Summit, Jr.) managed to take possession of six ground balls, which was co-high for Haverford, although the Fords suffered a 10-8 loss to Ursinus in Collegeville, Pa. on Wednesday. The Pingry grad also caused two turnovers. Adebayo Adeyemo (Scotch Plains, Soph.) of Ursinus forced two Haverford turnovers and came up with one ground ball. He's a Peddie School grad. Ursinus improved to 8-5, while Haverford slipped to 6-7.

Kyle Mahoney (Summit, Sr.) of St. Joseph's got credit for causing one turnover and picking up two ground balls in the Hawks' 14-6 loss to Marist in Philadelphia on Tuesday. St. Joe's is 5-10.

Amherst's Rob Butko (Summit, Fr.) caused a pair of turnovers and took control of three ground balls in a 17-16 overtime loss to Trinity (Conn.) in Hartford, Conn. on Wednesday. The Lord Jeffs are 5-9.

Michael Carpetto (Westfield, Sr.) and Tom Glancy (Short Hills, Jr.) of Muhlenberg both earned assists in Wednesday's 15-9 loss to Dickinson in Allentown, Pa. Glancy, a Morristown-Beard alum, also lifted three ground balls, while Carpetto, a St. Joe's of Metuchen product, and James Coleman (Madison, Sr.) each had one. Coleman, a defender out of Madison High, also forced two Dickinson turnovers. The Mules are 6-8.

Stevens Tech defeated Hartwick, 19-11, in Hoboken on Wednesday. Dan Nizolak (Scotch Plains, Fr.) picked up an assist on one Ducks tally. Teammate Jeff Wyckoff (Summit, Fr.) got credit for grabbing two ground balls. The Ducks improved to 11-3.

Castleton State showed no mercy, taking out Lyndon State, 24-2, at home on Wednesday. Will Stuhler (Madison, Jr.) had one of those 24 tallies for the Spartans (12-3).

WOMEN’S LACROSSE

Val Hoffman (Westfield, Jr.) has had her playing time limited by injury this season, but she sent a huge forget-me-not in the form of a six-goal outburst in Wednesday's 16-15 loss to Muhlenberg in Allentown, Pa. The attacker out of Westfield High also forced a Mules turnover and retrieved two ground balls. She now has 11 goals in just four games for the Red Devils (7-8).

Denison's Lizzy Pellicane (Short Hills, Fr.) scored a team-high four goals in her team's 15-10 loss to Kenyon in Granville, Ohio on Wednesday. Pellicane, who prepped at Morristown-Beard, also set up one goal for Denison (12-2), which was undefeated until last weekend.

Trinity's Megan Leonhard (Summit, Sr.) and Amherst's Hillary Densen (Summit, Sr.) both scored a goal in their team's encounter in Amherst, Mass. on Wednesday, which was won, 11-6, by Trinity. Leonhard, a graduate of St. George's School in Rhode Island, also controlled four draws, caused one Amherst turnover and took possession of three ground balls. Densen, who prepped at Pingry, had one draw control. Trinity, ranked no. 1 in Division 3, remains spotless at 14-0, while Amherst is 9-5.

Susquehanna is still unblemished at 14-0 after Wednesday's 21-7 win over Marywood in Scranton, Pa. Emma Ehler (Chatham, Jr.) scored three goals and had two assists for the victors, along with five draw controls and three ground balls. Teammate Meredith Crane (Maplewood, Soph.) chimed in with a goal and an assist; she also caused one Marywood turnover.

Emily Gretsky (Westfield, Fr.) scored a goal in Wesleyan's 16-9 triumph over Connecticut College in Middletown, Conn. on Wednesday. The Westfield High grad also forced two opposition turnovers and lifted one ground ball. The Cardinals are nickel and diming at 5-10.

Cornell enjoyed a 17-11 win over Binghamton in Ithaca, N.Y. on Tuesday. The Big Red's defense was bolstered by Brittany Marriott (Chatham, Fr.), a Chatham High alum, who caused one turnover and came up with three groundballs. Cornell is 9-5.

Hamilton College came out of overtime with a 12-11 road win over Ithaca College on Tuesday. Kathryn Maiorano (Chatham, Jr.), another Chatham High product, picked up an assist on one of the goals scored by the Continentals (8-7) during regulation.

BASEBALL

Gettysburg's Ben Roessle (Summit, Jr.) stroked his first home run of the season and first on the college level in a 7-1 victory over Muhlenberg in Allentown, Pa. on Saturday in the first game of a doubleheader. The first baseman out of Summit High pulled the ball to left field and parked it over the wall with one runner aboard. He finished the game with three runs batted in, having singled in a runner in the third inning. He also drew two bases on balls from his five plate appearances. The Bullets (25-10) then swept the twin bill by an 8-0 score in the nightcap. Roessle stayed hot, driving in three runs from a single and a double.

Jordan Farber (Livingston, Fr.) drove in a couple runs to push Wesleyan to a 6-5 victory over Southern Vermont in Middletown, Conn. on Wednesday. Farber, a shortstop out of Livingston High, singled in a run in the sixth inning and then brought in another with a sacrifice fly in the eighth. In the field, he recorded five putouts and three assists, which includes a double play that he helped turn. The Cardinals are 19-12 with the win.

Tyler Martis (Berkeley Heights, Fr.) had a 2-for-4 day at the plate to help Siena to a 9-4 triumph over Holy Cross in Worcester, Mass. on Wednesday. Martis, a shortstop out of Gov. Livingston High, produced a double (his sixth of the season) and a single. The two-sacker, which skipped down the rightfield line, drove in two runs. Siena is 18-22.

Taylor Schon (Scotch Plains, Jr.) went 3-for-6 at the plate in Arcadia's 11-6 win over Lebanon Valley in Annville, Pa. on Sunday. The rightfielder out of Scotch Plains-Fanwood High drove in the Knights' first run with a single up the middle in the first inning. He would soon thereafter come around to score and later stroked a double and another single. He finished the game with three runs batted in. On Saturday, in an 8-2 Arcadia win over the same rival, Schon produced a double and a single from four at-bats, driving in one run. Arcadia worked its record to 21-13 with the wins.

Fairfield's Keith Skinner (Berkeley Heights, Fr.) landed on base in four of his five plate appearances in the Stags' 12-4 win over Central Connecticut State in New Britain, Conn. on Wednesday. The catcher out of Gov. Livingston High ripped a double and two singles, and drew a walk; he scored three runs. Fairfield inched up to 11-23.

Justin White (Westfield, Soph.) blew the ball past four batters in a two-inning stint on Wednesday as FDU-Florham defeated Drew, 12-3, for bragging rights in Madison. White, a righthander out of Westfield High, allowed just one hit and no walks. Besides the strikeouts, he retired two other batters on ground outs. The Devils improved to 15-18.

Mike Genovese (Livingston, Sr.) reached base four times and scored twice as Seton Hall ripped Lehigh, 17-7, in South Orange on Wednesday. A second baseman via Livingston High, Genovese singled twice in three at-bats and walked on two other occasions. He also drove in one run for the Pirates (23-16).

Babson's Connor Allen (Madison, Soph.) earned his second save of the season (and second in less than a week's time) in the Beavers' 7-3 road win over UMass.-Dartmouth on Monday. The 6-4 righthander out of Madison High pitched an inning and one-third. Although he walked two of the six batters he faced, he allowed no hits and got one strikeout.

SOFTBALL

Eckerd's Logan Rohrbach (Madison, Sr.) got scant offensive support while pitching a seven-inning complete game in a 2-1 loss to Palm Beach Atlantic on Saturday in St. Petersburg, Fla. The Madison High grad allowed two earned runs on seven hits, with one strikeout and one walk. She finished the season with a 6-7 mark on the mound, while the Tritons called it a season with a 19-34 record. 

Dartmouth had its bats blazing in a four-game sweep of Yale in New Haven, Conn. and the Big Green's Alexandra St. Romain (Chatham, Jr.) got her share of the action. The catcher out of Chatham High clubbed her second home run of the season, a two-run shot, in the fourth inning of Saturday's 10-1 Dartmouth win. In Sunday's 8-0 rout of the Elis, St. Romain tripled with two runners on base. The Big Green advanced to 22-17.

Kaitlin Zampino (Millburn, Jr.) went the distance on the mound and helped her own cause in Franklin & Marshall's 5-4 win over Eastern in the first game of a Tuesday doubleheader in St. Davids, Pa. She allowed four runs (two earned) on six hits and three walks, with four strikeouts. The Millburn High grad also belted a bases-empty dinger that made the difference in the outcome. Teammate Patricia Crigler (Chatham, Fr.) was 2-for-4 with the bat, getting a double and a single; she also drove in a run. Crigler, a Chatham High alum, again doubled in the nightcap, in which she went 1-for-3. The Diplomats are 16-18. 

Muhlenberg's Nicole Iannarone (Madison, Fr.) legged out a triple in a 4-0 Mules victory over Misericordia in Allentown, Pa. on Tuesday. A centerfielder out of Madison High, Iannarone singled in her other at-bat and drew a base on balls from another plate appearance. She also successfully handled two fly balls for outs. Muhlenberg is 26-7.

Tufts' Aly Moskowitz (Westfield, Sr.) pitched a five-inning complete game as the Jumbos defeated Rhode Island College, 11-3, in the second game of a Thursday twinbill in Medford, Mass. Two of the three runs allowed by the Westfield High grad were earned; she scattered five hits, with three walks and three strikeouts. Tufts (32-3) swept the doubleheader, having won the first game, 7-1.

Ali Graebner (Millburn, Jr.) of Williams College scored three runs in the Ephs' 7-1 win at home over Skidmore on Monday in the second game of a doubleheader. The centerfielder out of Millburn High hit the base paths due to a double and a pair of walks. She also drove in a run as Williams improved to 13-19.

Gina Piserchio (West Orange, Sr.) had a good day with the bat as Felician swept a Wednesday doubleheader from Bridgeport in Stratford, Conn. She went 1-for-2 in the first game, a 7-6 victory, along with a sacrifice and a stolen base. The nightcap went to Felician, 10-9, and the leftfielder out of West Orange High went 3-for-4 at the plate, with a double and two singles, along with an RBI and another theft on the base paths. Felician is 15-27.

Swarthmore's Danielle Seltzer (West Orange, Sr.) poked two doubles from three at-bats in a 7-4 road loss to Immaculata on Tuesday. A catcher out of Newark Academy, Seltzer also walked once and scored a run. Behind the mask, she caught her crouching colleague from the Mighty Macs trying to steal third base and gunned the ball down the line in time to remove that rival from the base paths. Swarthmore fell to 19-17.

Amanda Fazio (Chatham, Fr.) pitched seven and two-thirds innings of scoreless ball on Sunday as Bucknell lost, 1-0, to Army in 11 innings in West Point, N.Y. Fazio, a Chatham High product, scattered seven hits over that span, with seven strikeouts and two walks. Bucknell is 16-28.

TENNIS

Notre Dame's men won the Big East Championship with victories over St. John's, 4-0, Marquette, 4-1, and Louisville, 4-0. Quentin Monaghan (Chatham, Fr.), as usual, occupied the second singles position for the Fighting Irish, where he recorded victories over St. John's Valentin Mihai, 6-2, 6-2, Marquette's Vukasin Teofanovic, 6-4, 6-4, and Louisville's Albert Wagner, 7-5, 6-3. The former Chatham High star also took turns at third doubles, where he and a teammate were victorious against their counterparts from St. John's and Marquette; his match against Louisville was halted when Notre Dame clinched the doubles point on an adjoining court. The Fighting Irish now have until May 10 to prepare for the NCAA Championship.

Melissa Mann (Short Hills, Sr.) prevailed in both singles and doubles play as Hamilton defeated Union College, 9-0, in Clinton, N.Y. on Monday. Mann, a Millburn High grad, took care of Camille Ertel, 6-4, 6-3, at no. 4, and joined Aislinn Shea to defeat Ertel and Hayley Lough, 8-0, at second doubles.

Matt Romei (Chatham, Jr.), likewise, was a dual winner as Haverford swept Ursinus, 9-0, in Collegeville, Pa. on Wednesday. The Chatham High alum defeated Evan Lord, 6-2, 6-2, in the no. 2 singles position and worked with Matthew Cebul at second doubles to dispose of Tyler Arsenault and Dylan Marsh, 8-1.

Ari Smolyar (Short Hills, Fr.) of Middlebury pulled out victories in the Panthers' two most recent outings, a 5-4 win over Tufts on Sunday and a 6-3 win over Skidmore on Tuesday. Smolyar, a Solomon Schechter grad, defeated Tufts' Rob Jacobson, 6-2, 6-4, at fifth singles and then rallied to come out on top of Skidmore's Nick Tong, 4-6, 6-0, 6-3, at no. 6. 

Middlebury's women defeated Tufts, 7-2, on Sunday. Margot Marchese (Summit, Fr.) had to work extra hard for her win at fourth singles; the Pingry product defeated Lauren Hollender, 3-6, 6-4, 12-10. 

Bucknell men's team completed its season on Wednesday with a 6-0 win over Bloomsburg. Scott Bernstein (Westfield, Jr.) and Chris Tortora (West Orange, Jr.) teamed at third doubles to defeat the tandem of Jeff Dailey and Doug Sensi, 8-0.

The College of New Jersey's women's team gutted out a 5-4 win over SUNY-New Paltz in Ewing on Wednesday. Allison Tierney (Berkeley Heights, Jr.) led TCNJ with a victory at first singles over Montana Wilson, 6-0, 6-2. Tierney, formerly of Gov. Livingston High, joined Sarah Lippincott at second doubles for an 8-4 win over Paige Munroe and Devin Tracy. Taking care of business at first doubles for TCNJ were Westfield High grad Tara Criscuolo (Westfield, Jr.) and Alex Bologno, who defeated Wilson and Kayla DiPaulo, 9-8 (7-4).

 

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