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Landmark Announces Athletes of the Week

Landmark Announces Athletes of the Week

TOWSON, Md. - The Landmark Conference has released the Athletes of the Week. The conference will recognize a student-athlete for each sport based on their contributions to their team throughout the season.

Baseball
After the weekend, Moravian sits at the top of the conference standings with a 7-2 record (12-9 overall). The Greyhounds won two of the three games against Susquehanna (7-10, 5-3 LC). Scranton picked up a pair of conference wins against last year’s champion, Catholic. The Royals split the doubleheader on Saturday before winning the third game of the series, 7-6 on Sunday. Scranton is now 9-8 overall, 6-2 in the Landmark.

Men’s Lacrosse
Catholic improved to 2-0 (6-5 overall) on the season thanks to a 14-13 overtime victory against Moravian on Saturday. Other winners included Elizabethtown and Susquehanna.

Women’s Lacrosse
Drew extended its win streak to 11 (11-0, 2-0 LC), which is a program best start after defeating Susquehanna 19-7 on Saturday. Catholic earned its fifth straight win with its 23-15 decision at Moravian. Scranton also earned its fifth straight win, defeating Juniata 17-3.

Softball
Moravian, now winners of 12 straight games, swept Susquehanna on Sunday. The Greyhounds outscored the River Hawks 22-4 over the two games.

Tennis
Goucher, Juniata, and Susquehanna all went 2-0 to open conference play.

 

 Baseball

Athlete of the Week - Zach Lipshitz, Drew

Athlete of the Week - Zach Lipshitz, Drew

(Sr, SS - Scotch Plains, N.J.)

Drew senior Zach Lipshitz batted .526 (10-for-19) and slugged 1.158 with eight runs, six RBI, and three home runs over four games for the Rangers. He did the the bulk of his damage in a series victory at Juniata, where he hit .571 (8-for-14) and slugged 1.429 while homering in all three games. In an 11-1 victory over the Eagles, he went 4-for-5 with three runs, a triple, and a home run, missing the cycle by a double. Then in the series finale - an 8-6, 11-inning victory - Lipshitz went 3-for-5 with a double and a two-run homer in the top of the 11th that gave the Rangers a three-run lead. The shortstop was perfect on six chances (five assists, one putout) for the series.

 

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Pitcher of the Week - Jeff Serin, Drew

Pitcher of the Week - Jeff Serin, Drew

(Jr, P - Hillsborough, N.J.)

Drew junior Jeff Serin earned his second Athlete of the Week award as he struck out 10 batters and allowed just one unearned run over eight innings to earn the victory in an 11-1 win at Juniata. He yielded just five hits and two walks while reaching double figures in strikeouts for the second game in a row.

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Golf

Men's Athlete of the Week - Lucas Artigliere, Drew

Men's Athlete of the Week - Lucas Artigliere, Drew

(Fr, Madison, N.J.)

Drew freshman Lucas Artigliere tied the school record with a 72 in the second round of the NYU Invitational. He also shot a 79 in the opening round for an overall score of 151, finishing sixth in a field of 65. He helped the Rangers finish fifth among 12 teams with a 673 (345-328).

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Women's Athlete of the Week - Ella Moores, Susquehanna

Women's Athlete of the Week - Ella Moores, Susquehanna

(Fr, Abbotstown, Pa.)

Susquehanna freshman Ella Moores was the team leader at the McDaniel Invite. She shot a season-low 85 in the opening round, and followed that up with an 89 on day two. She finished with a total score of 174.

 

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 Men's Lacrosse

Offensive Athlete of the Week - Vince Catenacci, Catholic

Offensive Athlete of the Week - Vince Catenacci, Catholic

(Jr., M - Centerport, N.Y.,)

Catholic junior Vince Catenacci scored his second goal of the game with 1:53 remaining in overtime to cap a huge comeback for the Cardinals who in a 14-13 victory over a strong Moravian squad. Catholic trailed the Greyhounds by as many as six with 11:35 left in the second quarter before outscoring them 7-2 in third to punctuate an 8-1 run that saw the Cards take a 12-10 lead.

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Defensive Athlete of the Week - Tom Mahoney, Elizabethtown

Defensive Athlete of the Week - Tom Mahoney, Elizabethtown

(Jr, G - Hillsborough, N.J.)

Elizabethtown junior goalie Tom Mahoney got both wins for the Blue Jays this past week. Mahoney stopped eight shots against Frostburg State in a 14-10 win and then in three quarters of action at Goucher, only allowed three goals and made six saves in E-town's blowout 22-4 win over the Gophers. Mahoney finished the week with a 7.43 GAA and .519 save percentage.

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 Women's Lacrosse

Offensive Athlete of the Week - Ally Criscuolo, Catholic

Offensive Athlete of the Week - Ally Criscuolo, Catholic

(Jr., M - Southampton, N.J)

Catholic junior Ally Criscuolo led the team in goals, assists, points, ground balls and caused turnovers in two games last week as Catholic ran its win streak to five overall and 33-straight in conference contests. She set new career highs with five goals, three assists and eight points in a 23-15 Landmark win at Moravian. She also added six ground balls and four caused turnovers.

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Defensive Athlete of the Week - Emily Schum, Scranton

Defensive Athlete of the Week - Emily Schum, Scranton

(Fr., D - East Hanover, N.J.)

Scranton freshman Emily Schum led the defense on the week, as the Royals held two opponents to single-digit goals, a feat they have now accomplished in five straight games and seven games overall for the year. She was dominant in the Farmingdale State win, finishing with seven ground balls and six caused turnovers. She then added three more ground balls and caused three more turnovers in the win at Juniata on Saturday.

 

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 Softball

Athlete of the Week - Heather Alich, Scranton

Athlete of the Week - Heather Alich, Scranton

(Fr., C/IF - Bath, Pa.)

Scranton freshman Heather Alich had a hit in all but one game on the week for the Royals, as Scranton went 5-1 overall to push their record to 16-6 overall for the season. She had five multiple-hit games, including a four-RBI performance against Cedar Crest on Monday, and posted an RBI and a triple in a tough 6-5 loss to Catholic in the nightcap of the Landmark doubleheader between the teams on Saturday. The rookie did not strikeout in 18 at-bats for the week.

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Pitcher of the Week - Claire Sturek, Catholic

Pitcher of the Week - Claire Sturek, Catholic

(Jr., P - Springfield, Va)

Catholic junior Claire Sturek threw a perfect game through 5.2 innings against Washington College on Saturday. She allowed just one hit and fanned eight batters in six innings. In conference play, the junior tossed a complete game against Scranton, fanning eight batters. On the week, she tossed 13 innings, picked up two wins, and struck out 16 batters.

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 Tennis

Men's Athlete of the Week - Tetsuya Ota, Goucher

Men's Athlete of the Week - Tetsuya Ota, Goucher

(So., - Wesley Chapel, Fla.)

Goucher sophomore Tetsuya Ota went 4-0 in the week against the remaining 2017-18 All-Landmark first team selections. On Saturday, Ota and Michael Herman defeated All-Landmark Conference doubles first teamers from Drew Vineet Vemulapally and Geoffrey Diehl, 8-3 at No. 1 doubles and then the sophomore dispensed of Vemulapally, 6-1, 6-0 at No. 1 singles in a battle of All-Landmark Conference first-team singles players. The battle against conference performers continued on Sunday in a rematch of last year's Landmark Conference Championship Match. Ota and Herman defeated Tarq McGurrin, an All-Landmark Conference first-team doubles player and Alex Ochalski, an All-Landmark Conference second-team doubles player last season, 8-3. Ota then took down McGurrin, 6-1, 6-0, who was an All-Conference first-teamer in singles.

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Women's Athlete of the Week - Nastashia DeNunzio, Scranton

Women's Athlete of the Week - Nastashia DeNunzio, Scranton

(Jr., - Dunmore, Pa.)

Scranton junior Nastashia DeNunzio led the Royals on the weekend, as they opened Landmark Conference play for the year with a pair of road victories at Catholic and Goucher. She won four matches overall at the top spot in both singles and doubles, including two wins against Catholic that put Scranton over the top in a 5-4 victory.

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Track & Field

Men's Track Athlete of the Week - Jonathon White, Susquehanna

Men's Track Athlete of the Week - Jonathon White, Susquehanna

(Fr., Mohegan Lake, N.Y.)

Susquehanna freshman Jonathon White posted two top-two times in the conference this season at the Jim Taylor Invite. In the 100-meter dash, he ran 11.50 and followed that performance up in the 200-meter dash with a time of 23.25.

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Men's Field Athlete of the Week - Shane Mastro, Moravian

Men's Field Athlete of the Week - Shane Mastro, Moravian

(So., Middletown, N.J.)

Moravian sophomore Shane Mastro captured the discus at the Lafayette College 7-Way Meet with a toss of 45.22 meters (148-4), the seventh best throw in school history. Mastro also finished third in the shot put with a toss of 14.47 meters (47-5.75).

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Women's Track Athlete of the Week - Sara Arbogast, Susquehanna

Women's Track Athlete of the Week - Sara Arbogast, Susquehanna

(So., Selinsgrove, Pa.)

At the Jim Taylor Invite, Susquehanna sophomore Sara Arbogast posted two top-three finishes. In the 100-meter dash, she placed third out of 41 runners with a time of 12.72. In the 200-meter dash, she bested 35 runners to take second with a time of 26.53. Both her times in the 100 and 200 meter dashes are the top times in the conference thus far.

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Women's Field Athlete of the Week - Taylor Gunter, Goucher

Women's Field Athlete of the Week - Taylor Gunter, Goucher

(Jr., Laurel, Md.)

Goucher junior Taylor Gunter recorded three Top-12 finishes at the Jim Taylor Invitational that featured teams from NCAA Division I, II and III along with several Landmark Conference schools. The junior finished ninth (5th among DIII schools) in the shot put with hurl of 11.14m, 11th (5th among DIII schools) in the discus with a chuck of 35.87m and 12th (6th among DIII schools) in the hammer with a toss of 40.37m. She was the top Landmark Conference performer in all three events. Her throw in the discus was a personal best and ranks third in program history while she has the top throws in the outdoor season for the shot put and discus and second best in the hammer.

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