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College Sports Notebook:
Marino, Leader Recognized:
Springfield College softball standout Ashley Marino of Harrison, a sophomore right-hander, was named the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) pitcher of the year after leading the Pride to the regular-season title with an overall mark of 13-9 and a brilliant 1.68 ERA.
Marino’s ERA was second-best in the league, and she was also second in strikeouts with 107. Additionally, Marino ranked fourth in innings pitched with 125, and led all hurlers with a meager .207 opposing batting average. Her win total ranked second, and she was fourth in games started with 20.
Marino’s coach, Julie Perrelli, in her third year in the top spot at Springfield College, was named coach of the year for the first time in her tenure.
In addition, Springfield College landed a league-high total of five athletes on the all-Conference squads, including second-team selectee Christina Leader of Yorktown Heights.
Leader, an alumna of Yorktown HS, tied for sixth in stolen bases (nine), and ninth in at-bats (132).
Dominican College baseball players Tony Blake of Windsor, CT, and Andrew Camardella of Pelham have been named to the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) East all-Region second-team.
Camardella led the Chargers in hits, batting average, doubles, slugging percentage and on-base percentage. He was second on the team in RBI, and third in hits. The junior first baseman ranked eighth in the Central Atlantic Athletic Conference (CACC) in batting average, while leading the CACC in doubles and ranks in the top 10 in the nation in doubles per game. He earned all-CACC first-team honors this season.
Blake, a junior outfielder, led team in runs scored, home runs and RBI. He also ranked second on the team in batting average, hits, doubles, slugging percentage and on-base percentage, and was named to the all-CACC second-team.
- Freshman pitcher Katie O’Flynn and freshman infielder Gemma Mahoney, both of Pearl River, had solid seasons despite an off-year for the Oneonta State softball team (12-24). O’Flynn was second on the staff with a 3-11 record that belies a respectable 4.01 ERA. Mahoney played in 32 games and batted .253 for the Red Dragons, while Brianna Rivera of Pomona, another rookie, hit .226 in 32 games.
- St. John’s University junior southpaw Sean Hagan of Larchmont made the honor roll in balloting for Big East pitcher of the week. The Mamaroneck HS graduate leads the staff with a sparkling 7-2 mark and an equally sparkling 2.59 ERA. Second-seeded St. John’s (33-21) opens play today in the Big East Championship at Bright House Field in Clearwater, FL, at 1 p.m. against No. 7 Notre Dame (29-25) in a matchup of the two most storied programs in the history of Big East baseball.
- Junior attack Hadley Duncan of Rye had two goals to help the Trinity College women’s lacrosse team defeat previously unbeaten, top-ranked Salisbury (MD) University, 8-7, to claim the NCAA Division III championship at Sprague Field on the campus of Montclair State University in New Jersey. The Bantams finish the season with a best-ever 21-1 record, while Salisbury ends at 22-1. Duncan, a Holy Child alumna, was the Bantams’ leading scorer with 62 points including 57 goals.
- Scott Machado just finished an historic career at Iona College and now the point guard is about to embark on the next chapter of his basketball career. Machado is one of just 60 players to be invited to the NBA’s Draft Combine in Chicago on June 7-8.
Weekly Sports Poll:
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