Hamilton College's Henry Burchenal (Summit, Soph.) scored three goals and scooped up five groundballs as the Continentals defeated Morrisville State, 17-5, in Morrisville, N.Y. on Saturday in men's lacrosse. Andy Sigler (Summit, Sr.) also retrieved five groundballs as Hamilton improved its record to 9-3.
Brian Bienemann (Chatham, Sr.) set up the goal that gave Lehigh an overtime win, 10-9, over Lafayette in Easton, Pennsylvania on Saturday evening. That was one of two assists that the Chatham High grad posted in the game. Teammate Richard Bradley (Short Hills, Jr.) came up with five groundballs and caused three turnovers for the Mountain Hawks, who are now 8-7 overall and 2-4 in the Patriot League.
Navy's Evan Sullivan (Westfield, Sr.) set up the tying goal that sent Saturday's game with Johns Hopkins in Annapolis, Maryland into overtime. The Midshipmen went on to win, 9-8, for their first victory over the Blue Jays since 1974; during that time, Navy lost 36 times to Hopkins. The assist was the third of the season for Sullivan, a graduate of The Lawrenceville School. Navy is now 6-7.
Matt Langan (Madison, Jr.) scored a game-high four goals to propel No. 7 Loyola of Baltimore past Hobart, 17-12, in Geneva, N.Y. on Saturday. Langan, who prepped at Madison High, now has 14 goals for the season. The Greyhounds improved to 9-2 with the win.
Logan Bartlett (Summit, Sr.) scored four goals, but that didn't prevent Washington & Lee from coming out on the losing end of a 13-10 verdict to Lynchburg on Saturday. Bartlett, a Pingry grad, has scored 23 goals this season. Kevin Feeney (Summit, Sr.) brought up five groundballs for the Generals, who dropped to 10-5 overall and 4-3 in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference.
Harvard surprised visiting Princeton University on Saturday, with the Crimson prevailing, 11-8, in something of a Delbarton reunion. Terry White (Summit, Soph.) scored a goal and picked up an assist for Harvard (6-5, 2-3 Ivy League), with brother and teammate Alex White (Summit, Fr.) accounting for a game-high eight groundballs and winning 12 of 21 faceoffs. Jack McBride (Madison, Jr.) scored one of Princeton's goals and picked up three groundballs; the latter number was matched by teammate Chad Wiedmaier (Chatham, Soph.). Rob Castelo (Westfield, Fr.) lifted one groundball for the sixth-ranked Tigers (9-3, 4-1). The Whites, McBride and Wiedmaier all wore Delbarton jerseys in high school. Castelo prepped at The Lawrenceville School.
Pete Coleman (Madison, Fr.) was good for a goal as top-ranked Syracuse defeated Providence, 14-5, at home on Saturday. The Orangemen are now 11-1 overall and 4-0 in the Big East.
Muhlenberg's Al Carpetto (Westfield, Sr.) finished his collegiate career on a high note. The St. Joseph's of Metuchen grad scored two goals and assisted on another in the Mules' 9-3 road victory over Ursinus on Saturday. Carpetto also retrieved two groundballs. Teammate and younger brother Michael Carpetto (Westfield, Fr.) assisted on one goal, lifted three groundballs and won three of five faceoffs. Al Carpetto finished the season with six goals and six assists, while Mike Carpetto scored twice and assisted once in his freshman season for the Mules (6-7, 4-4 Centennial Conference).
Harry Bernstein (Westfield, Soph.) scored three goals and set up two others as Springfield knocked off Massachusetts Maritime, 11-3, in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts on Saturday. Bernstein, a Westfield High grad, also recovered three groundballs as the Pride improved to 9-5. He now has 10 goals on the season.
Quinnipiac's Todd Kaiser (Summit, Sr.) scored two goals in the Bobcats' 20-7 victory over Bellarmine in Hamden, Connecticut on Saturday.
Billy Eisenreich (Chatham, Soph.) scored a goal in Bucknell's 8-7 overtime victory over Colgate on Saturday at home. That was the ninth tally of the season for the Chatham High grad.
Colgate's Mark Kinney (Summit, Sr.) came up with three groundballs. The winning Bison improved to 8-5 overall and 3-3 in the Patriot League, while Colgate fell to 3-9 overall and 2-4 in League action.
Swarthmore's John Bukawyn (Short Hills, Soph.) scored a goal and came up with three groundballs for the Garnet in their 8-7 loss to Haverford at home on Saturday. Swarthmore's Liam Epstein (Madison, Fr.) won five of nine faceoffs. The Garnet dropped to 4-9 overall and 1-7 in the Centennial Conference.
Moravian may have lost, 17-6, to Goucher in Towson, Maryland on Saturday, but the Greyhounds' Raymond Allocco (Madison, Soph.) made his presence known. The Westfield High grad recovered six groundballs and caused four turnovers. Teammate and fellow Westfield High alum Matthew DeJesus (Westfield, Sr.) took three of six faceoffs. Moravian is now 1-13.
Chris Ficke (Madison, Jr.) picked up four groundballs and caused two turnovers to Villanova's benefit, as they defeated Rutgers, 8-4, in Piscataway yesterday. Chris Mattes (Westfield, Jr.) had a game-high six groundballs in a losing effort for the Scarlet Knights (5-7, 1-3 Big East); he also prevailed on nine of 15 faceoffs. Villanova improved to 9-4 overall and 3-1 in Big East flareups.
James Kennedy (Summit, Fr.) scored a couple goals in Holy Cross' 13-10 loss to Army in West Point, N.Y. on Saturday. Teammate Conor McKenna (Summit, Jr.) picked up three groundballs for the Cross (5-10, 1-5 Patriot League), while Eamon Troy (Summit, Fr.) found one. The trio graduated from Summit High.
Patrick Nann (Livingston, Sr.) scored twice in Montclair State's 15-4 rout of Richard Stockton in Montclair on Saturday. Nann, a Livingston High alum, has now scored 17 goals for the 13-3 Red Hawks.
Union College cruised to a 16-2 victory over Clarkson in Schenectady, N.Y. on Saturday. Sam Kenyon (Summit, Jr.) and Joe Cordrey (Summit, Fr.) both scored a goal, and Scott Garibaldi (Summit, Sr.) earned an assist. All three graduated from Summit High. Union is now 10-2 overall and 3-1 in Liberty League action.
Luke Delavan (Madison, Soph.) had two assists and Jimmy Warburton (Chatham, Jr.) came up with five groundballs as Susquehanna squeezed out an 8-7 victory over Drew at home on Saturday. The Crusaders are now 7-7 overall and 2-3 in the Landmark Conference.
Oliver Nugent (Short Hills, Fr.) scored a goal and assisted on a pair as Scranton ran roughshod over Penn State-Abington, 18-1. Tyler Cox (Chatham, Jr.) came up with two groundballs for the Royals (6-8).
Williams College's Michael Acierno (Short Hills, Soph.) scored a goal - his seventh of the season - in the Ephs' 12-5 loss to Bowdoin in Brunswick, Maine on Saturday. That drops Williams to 5-8 overall and 4-4 in the New England Small College Athletic Conference.
Eastern Connecticut State's Andrew Sonnet (New Providence, Soph.) brought up three groundballs in Saturday's 15-7 triumph over UMass-Boston. The Warriors are now 9-4 overall and 4-1 Little East Conference play.
Lehigh's Lauren Murray (Chatham, Soph.) scored three goals - two unassisted and one on a free position shot - as the Mountain Hawks worked out a 15-12 win over Colgate on Saturday in Hamilton, N.Y. Murray, a graduate of Chatham High, was also credited with two groundballs and four draw controls. Lehigh improved to 13-3 overall and 5-1 in the Patriot League.
Notre Dame's Gina Scioscia (Summit, Sr.) also scored three goals - two of which were also unassisted, with the other on a free position shot - but the Fighting Irish came up short in Piscataway on Saturday, losing to Rutgers, 12-11, in overtime. Scioscia, who previously starred at Summit High, also earned an assist and lifted one groundball. Notre Dame dropped to 10-5 overall and 5-2 in Big East play.
Six goals from Chelsea Davis (Livingston, Sr.) weren't enough for Kean, which lost to SUNY-Farmingdale, 19-13, in Union on Saturday. Davis, formerly of Livingston High, now has 37 goals for the season. The Cougars are now 7-9.
Sarah Baker (Summit, Sr.) notched two goals and three assists in Salve Regina's 17-9 win over New England College in Newport, R.I. on Saturday. The Seahawks upped their season mark to 5-10 overall and 2-7 in the Commonwealth Coast Conference.
Pamela Loria (New Providence, Jr.) scored a pair of goals and set up another as Stevens Tech dusted RIT, 15-7, in Hoboken on Saturday. Loria, a New Providence High product, now has 11 goals and four assists this season for the 13-2 Ducks, who are 7-1 in the Empire 8.
Sara Flood (Westfield, Sr.) scored two goals to contribute to Harvard's 18-10 victory over Columbia in New York on Saturday. Flood, who prepped at The Lawrenceville School, also recovered three groundballs as the Crimson evened their season mark at 7-7; they're 3-4 against the Ivies.
George Mason's Cristina Maurizi (Summit, Sr.) scored a goal and finished with five draw controls in the Patriots' 10-9 overtime loss to Old Dominion in Fairfax, Virginia yesterday. Mason is now 3-13 overall and 0-6 in the Colonial Athletic Association.
Stanford downed visiting Cal-Davis, 17-14, yesterday, as Paige Farmakis (Chatham, Soph.) finished with a game-high four draw controls. She also rang up three groundballs. Stanford teammate Carolyn Bradley (Short Hills, Fr.) had one draw control and two groundballs. The Cardinals are now 11-5 overall and 5-1 in the Mountain Pacific.
Megan Leonhard (Summit, Fr.) scored a goal and brought up three groundballs as Trinity (Conn.) defeated Bates, 10-5, in Lewiston, Maine on Saturday. The Bantams moved to 12-1 overall and 7-1 in the NESCAC.
Cabrini's Courtney Davis (Madison, Jr.) posted a goal and an assist, and recovered four groundballs as the Cavaliers overran Rosemont, 18-0, in Radnor, Pennsylvania on Saturday. Cabrini is now 9-7.
Colby's Mary Cummings (Summit, Jr.) claimed two groundballs and caused a pair of turnovers in the Mules' 19-11 victory over Connecticut College in New London, Connecticut on Saturday. Colby is now 11-2 overall and 6-2 in the NESCAC.
Helen McCutcheon (Chatham, Jr.) came up with her first assist of the season as Loyola of Baltimore defeated Villanova, 17-15, at home on Saturday. McCutcheon, a Chatham High alum, also controlled three draws. The No. 13 Greyhounds moved to 11-5 on the season.
Holy Cross's Sara Cox (Chatham, Fr.) retrieved two groundballs in the Crusaders' 16-11 win over American in Worcester, Massachusetts on Saturday. Holy Cross is now 6-10 overall and 3-3 in the Patriot League.
There has been a new Alexa Maldonado (Short Hills, Soph.) of late. The version that was mired in a slump that saw her batting average fall to .130 has been shucked for Maldonado 2.0, which has seen the Notre Dame centerfielder hit .404 in 38 games since then. The cycle climaxed in a way on Saturday, when the Millburn High grad hit safely in five trips to the plate in a doubleheader sweep of Villanova at home. Still penciled in at the bottom of the lineup, Maldonado singled and tripled in her two at-bats in the first game (an 8-0 win), scoring twice and driving in a run. The nightcap resulted in her fourth home run and sixth double of the season. She accounted for three RBIs and scored twice as the Fighting Irish prevailed, 11-3. Yesterday, Notre Dame swept the 3-game series with a 10-0 rout of the Wildcats. Maldonado was not credited with an at-bat as she produced a sacrifice bunt and a sac fly in her two plate appearances. Notre Dame is now 38-9 overall and 15-3 in the Big East.
Ramapo's Danielle Rothenberger (Livingston, Soph.) came up to the plate with the bases loaded in the fifth inning of the second game of the Roadrunners' doubleheader with The College of New Jersey in Ewing on Saturday and proceeded to clear the bases. The Livingston High grad knocked a triple that drove in three runs in Ramapo's 5-0 victory. On the previous play, Ramapo's Rachel Wong (Livingston, Jr.) drew a base on balls with the bases loaded to bring in a run. TCNJ won the first game, 1-0, as Ramapo wasted a 3-for-3 effort at the plate by Rothenberger. Ramapo is now 23-13 overall and 10-4 in the New Jersey Athletic Conference.
Caldwell's Danielle Genovese (Livingston, Sr.) went 1-for-3 at the plate in both ends of yesterday's doubleheader with Chestnut Hill. The Livingston High grad produced a single in both games, wins by the scores of 6-0 and 5-0, that boosted the Cougars record to 35-11 overall and 21-3 in the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference.
Northeastern's John Puttress (New Providence, Fr.) was good for plenty of extra bases in Saturday's 4-1 victory over UNC-Wilmington, in the second game of a doubleheader played in Brookline, Massachusetts. Puttress slammed his first collegiate home run and tripled in three at-bats. He scored twice and picked up an RBI on the dinger. Puttress, a New Providence High alum, also knocked out a couple of singles from four at-bats in Sunday's 4-2 loss to Wilmington. Northeastern came out of the weekend with a 9-19 record overall and 2-10 in the CAA.
Williams College's Harry Marino (Westfield, Soph.) started the second game of Saturday's doubleheader at home with Wesleyan, an 8-6 win for the Ephs, and lasted five and one-thirds innings, surrendering five runs, only two of which were earned. Marino, a Delbarton grad, allowed five hits, walked three batters and struck out four. He did not factor in the decision. The Ephs are now 19-9-1 and are now 9-2 in NESCAC play.
Dickinson's Sean White (Summit, Soph.) pitched a 7-inning complete game as the Red Devils beat Swarthmore, 8-6, in the first game of a doubleheader at home on Saturday. White, who prepped at the Salisbury School, gave up five earned runs on seven hits, while walking four batters and striking out seven. He is now 2-4 this season, while the team is 8-25 overall and 4-14 in the Centennial Conference.
John Gianis (Summit, Sr.) delivered a run-producing double for North Carolina State in Friday's 8-5 loss to Boston College in Raleigh, N.C. After dropping two other weekend games to the Eagles, the Wolfpack is 26-14 overall and 9-10 in the Atlantic Coast Conference.
David Kaplow (Westfield, Sr.) had two singles from five at-bats as Drew's designated hitter in yesterday's 10-9 loss to Moravian in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Kaplow, a Westfield High grad, scored one run and drove one in for the Rangers, who are now 8-29 overall and 4-14 in Landmark Conference play.
Plymouth State's Mike Cappiello (Westfield, Soph.) hit safely in three at-bats in the Panthers' 10-1 rout of Norwich at home yesterday in the first game of a twin bill. Cappiello, a first baseman out of Westfield High, singled twice and rapped a double to drive in two runs; he also scored twice. Norwich got its revenge, 16-5, in the nightcap, in which Cappiello went 1-for-3 with an RBI. He also had a 2-for-4 game in a 6-5 loss to Southern Maine on the road Saturday. He managed a double and a single in this contest, which resulted in one RBI. Plymouth is now 6-22.
Saturday's game with Duke turned into a rare romp for Wake Forest. The Demon Deacons turned the 18-3 rout into virtual batting practice, with catcher Mike Murray (Westfield, Sr.) driving in four runs on two singles and a sacrifice fly. Wake then followed that up with a 7-1 Sunday victory over the Blue Devils, with Murray, another Westfield High product, plugged in as the designated hitter. He stroked two singles from five at bats, stole a base and came around to score a run. The Demon Deacons are now 12-31 overall and 4-17 in the ACC.
Franklin & Marshall scored three runs in the home bottom of the ninth inning to defeat McDaniel, 4-3, in the second game of Saturday's doubleheader and get pitcher Josh Gray (Livingston, Soph.) the win. Gray, a Morristown-Beard alum, faced four batters in the top of the ninth, allowed one hit and recorded one strikeout. He is now 3-2 on the season, with the team at 14-9-1 overall and 9-9 in Centennial Conference play.
Duke advanced to the final round of the Atlantic Coast Conference Championship tournament, but lost to Virginia, 4-2, in Cary, N.C. yesterday. Luke Marchese (Summit, Soph.) took care of business at sixth singles with a 3-set victory over Lee Singer, 6-4, 3-6, 6-4. Virginia is the top-ranked program in Division 1, while Duke is slotted at 17. Duke began the tournament by defeating Florida State, 4-0, on Friday, with Marchese getting past Anderson Reed, 6-4, 2-6, 6-3, at the six spot. Marchese, a Summit High product, was then pitted against Wake Forest's Zach Leslie in Saturday's semifinal round. The match was discontinued with Marchese ahead, 4-6, 6-4, 4-1, when Duke clinched a 4-0 victory on another court.
Rhode Island's Amanda Barletta (New Providence, Sr.) defeated Dayton's Chelsea Glankler, 6-4, 5-7, 13-11, at fifth singles in St. Louis on Saturday, as the Rams took ninth place in the Atlantic 10 Conference Championship tournament. Rhode Island defeated Dayton, 4-2.
Williams College polished off Bowdoin, 9-0, in Brunswick, Maine on Saturday. Nikki Reich (Westfield, Jr.) won her match at third singles over Brett Davis, 6-3, 0-6, 6-3. Lucy Marchese (Summit, Jr.) won in straight sets at fourth singles, upending Chantelle Lavertu, 6-1, 6-4. In doubles action, Reich and Kristin Alotta teamed at no. 2 for an 8-6 win over Emily Lombardi and Hannah Hoerner. Marchese and Caroline Capute enjoyed an 8-3 victory at no. 3 over Lavertu and Elizabeth Pedowitz.
Allison Tierney (Berkeley Heights, Fr.) was victorious at fourth singles on Saturday as The College of New Jersey swept Wellesley, 9-0. Tierney, a Gov. Livingston High grad, defeated Mohona Siddique, 6-0, 6-0. She also joined Karisse Bendijo at second doubles for an 8-3 triumph over Siddique and Nathalie Herman.
Franklin & Marshall's Danny Liebowitz (Westfield, Soph.) took 10th place in the Centennial Conference Championship at Stonewall Golf Club in Elverson, Pennsylvania yesterday. Liebowitz, a Westfield High grad, was only two strokes off the lead after the first round, but found conditions difficult in the second round. He carded 22-over-par 232 (74-82-76) for the event, which placed him eight strokes above the low number. Franklin & Marshall did win the team title, however, with an 11-shot cushion over McDaniel.