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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
Susquehanna earned a 3-0 sweep of Elizabethtown on Saturday, improving its record to 10-11 overall and 8-3 in conference play. Drew (14-10, 6-3 LC) swept Scranton over the weekend, outscoring the Royals 22-13. Catholic earned three important wins against Juniata to keep the Cardinals (14-10, 6-6 LC) in the playoff hunt.

Men’s Lacrosse
Two teams remain undefeated in conference play after the weekend. Catholic (7-5, 3-0 LC) defeated Drew, 8-6, while Scranton (7-6, 2-0 LC) defeated Goucher 23-6. Susquehanna (7-6, 2-1 LC) also earned its second conference win of the season, edging Moravian, 10-9.

Women’s Lacrosse
Catholic (8-3, 3-0 LC) and Scranton (11-1, 3-0 LC) are the two last undefeated teams after Saturday’s games. The Cardinals defeated Drew, 15-5, while the Royals topped Goucher, 21-7.

Softball
Moravian, now winners of 18 straight games, clinched a spot in the 2019 Landmark Softball Championship. The Greyhounds (23-3, 8-0 LC) swept Scranton, 5-1, 4-3. Catholic (13-13, 6-2 LC) is second in the standings, followed by Scranton (21-9, 5-3 LC) in third. Susquehanna rounds out the top-four, which make the Landmark championship with a record of 9-10, 2-4 in the conference.

Tennis
In men’s tennis action, Goucher remained at the top of the standings after their 2-0 week. The Gophers (12-3, 4-0 LC) are on a 10-match winning streak after blanking both Elizabethtown and Moravian 9-0. On the women’s side, Moravian improved to 5-0 (11-1 overall) and clinched a spot in the upcoming Landmark Women’s Tennis Championship. Scranton, now winners of four straight, improved its record to 8-5 overall and 4-0 in the conference. Elizabethtown (8-1, 4-1 LC) is third in the standings, followed by Drew (7-6, 2-2 LC).

 Baseball

Athlete of the Week - Steve Lorenz, Susquehanna

Athlete of the Week - Steve Lorenz, Susquehanna

(So, OF - Feasterville-Trevose, Pa.)

Susquehanna sophomore Steve Lorenz went 7-of-13 for an average of .538 last week. He batted in six RBI with two doubles, one triple, five walks, and two stolen bases to help the River Hawks to a 3-1 week. In the series finale against Elizabethtown, the sophomore hit a big RBI double and scored the winning run in an 8-7 win.

 

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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 third overall, and second straight Athlete of the Week award as he twirled a two-hit complete game, struck out eight, and did not walk a batter in the middle game of the Rangers' 5-1 Landmark Conference victory at Scranton. He retired the first 10 batters of the game and carried a no-hitter into the sixth inning, when the Royals scored their lone run. Serin retired the last six batters of the game to finish with his second complete game of the season and the fourth of his career.

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Golf

Men's Athlete of the Week - Brett Lubba, Scranton

Men's Athlete of the Week - Brett Lubba, Scranton

(Sr., Pompton Plains, N.J.)

Scranton senior Brett Lubba shot an even-par 71 on Thursday to lead Scranton (307) to wins over King's (331) and Wilkes (345) in their first competition of the spring semester at the Wyoming Valley Country Club. Lubba posted a new career-best score to finish atop the leaderboard with 15 golfers in the tri-match and was three strokes better than his closest competitor.

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Women's Athlete of the Week - Lucy Lamb, Drew

Women's Athlete of the Week - Lucy Lamb, Drew

(So., Palo Alto, Calif.)

Drew sophomore Lucy Lamb finished second among 38 golfers to lead Drew to the team title at the Susquehanna Spring Invitational. She shot an 83 to finish only two strokes off the lead while helping the Rangers place 22 strokes in front of their nearest competitor.

 

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 Men's Lacrosse

Offensive Athlete of the Week - Colton Dick, Susquehanna

Offensive Athlete of the Week - Colton Dick, Susquehanna

(So, A - Owings, Md.)

Susquehanna sophomore Colton Dick had an incredible game for Susquehanna in its only contest of the week. Dick recorded his 100th career point with his fifth point of the game - his second goal of the afternoon. He also netted the game-winning goal with 13.9 seconds left in regulation.

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Defensive Athlete of the Week - Mike McShea, Catholic

Defensive Athlete of the Week - Mike McShea, Catholic

(Fr., M - Wayne, Pa.,)

Catholic freshman Mike McShea won 11 of 17 faceoffs, including 9 of 12 over the final three quarters in Landmark Conference come-from-behind road win at Drew. The Cardinals trailed 6-4 in the third before scoring the final four goals for the win.

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 Women's Lacrosse

Offensive Athlete of the Week - Kate Ziegler, Elizabethtown

Offensive Athlete of the Week - Kate Ziegler, Elizabethtown

(So, M - Line Lexington, Pa.)

Elizabethtown sophomore Kate Ziegler hit 100 career points this past week for the Blue Jays and helped her team to a 2-0 week including a Landmark Conference win on Saturday. Ziegler reached the century mark in points in less than two years of collegiate action with six points at Penn State Abington in a 17-1 win. Ziegler came into the came four points shy of the milestone and with 4 goals and 2 assists, passed it easily. She had her second hat trick of the week in Saturday's 16-2 win over Juniata where she also added three assists. Ziegler also did some defensive work for E-town with three caused turnovers and eight groundballs along with six draw controls.

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Defensive Athlete of the Week - Abby Kopytko, Elizabethtown

Defensive Athlete of the Week - Abby Kopytko, Elizabethtown

(Sr, G - Newtown, Pa.)

Elizabethtown senior goalie Abby Kopytko did not allow a goal in 63:07 this past week as the Blue Jays won twice. Kopytko played the first half at Penn State Abington and made 2 saves against the Lions without allowing a goal. She did the same on Saturday in the team's 16-2 win over Juniata. She played the first half and came in for the final 3:07 of the game and didn't concede a score in any of her two appearances on the field for E-town. She only needed to make one save in the first half and did have to stop anymore the rest of the game.

 

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 Softball

Athlete of the Week - Alexandria Scheeler, Moravian

Athlete of the Week - Alexandria Scheeler, Moravian

(Fr., P - Telford, Pa.)

Moravian freshman Alexandria Scheeler hit .550 to helped No. 14 Greyhounds to a 6-0 for the week and clinch the program's 25th straight postseason appearance. Scheeler was 11-for-20 at the plate with three runs, four doubles and six RBI as she hit safely in all six games. She added a .571 on-base percentage and a .750 slugging percentage. Scheeler also had a 3-0 mark and a 1.00 ERA with four runs, just three earned on 20 hits and three walks to go with three strikeouts in 21 innings of action in the circle. She also had one putout and six assists in seven chances in the field.

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Pitcher of the Week - Sabrina Scott, Catholic

Pitcher of the Week - Sabrina Scott, Catholic

(Jr., P/1B - Medford, N.J.)

Catholic junior Sabrina Scott picked up two wins for the Cardinals last week. She tossed 23.0 innings, allowing 14 hits, four runs, and fanned 13 batters for an earned run average of 1.22.

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 Tennis

Men's Athlete of the Week - Frankie Fortunati, Catholic

Men's Athlete of the Week - Frankie Fortunati, Catholic

(So., - Milford, Conn.)

Catholic sophomore Frankie Fortunati went 4-0 in two Landmark Conference matches. He went 2-0 at No. 2 doubles with senior Ted Tiu and 2-0 in singles with a 6-4, 6-0 win over Elizabethtown's Tyler Spinello at No. 1 in the Cardinals' 7-2 win over Blue Jays. He also posted a 6-3, 2-6, 6-2 win over Isaac Schefer at No. 2 singles versus Moravian.

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Women's Athlete of the Week - Ashley Camel, Drew

Women's Athlete of the Week - Ashley Camel, Drew

(Jr., - Fort Lauderdale, Fla.)

Drew junior Ashley Camel posted a perfect 4-0 week, winning twice apiece at No. 1 singles and No. 2 doubles. She helped the Rangers pick up Landmark Conference victories over Juniata and Susquehanna.

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Track & Field

Men's Track Athlete of the Week - Samuel Gerstenbacher, Elizabethtown

Men's Track Athlete of the Week - Samuel Gerstenbacher, Elizabethtown

(Jr., Pittsgrove, N.J.)

At Division I Princeton's Sam Howell Invitational, Elizabethtown junior Samuel Gerstenbacher impressed after he finished 8th in the steeplechase in a time less than five seconds away from his school record. Gerstenbacher ran 9:16.15 in the event.

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Men's Field Athlete of the Week - Darby Bauer, Goucher

Men's Field Athlete of the Week - Darby Bauer, Goucher

(Jr., Perkiomenville, Pa.)

Goucher junior Darby Bauer finished third in the javelin, fourth in the hammer and 12th in the discus at the Battlefield Relays over the weekend. Bauer became the first Gopher to toss the hammer over 40 meters and he did it twice on the afternoon. The junior posted his best throw on his first attempt with a distance of 42.36m to destroy the program record that Lovell Kosh (38.32m, April 27, 2012) set at the Landmark Conference Championships in 2012. Using feet to measure, Bauer beats Kosh's program record by 13 feet. After the record-setting hurl Bauer had three fouls, but then would have broken the school record with his next two attempts, throwing the hammer 39.48 on his fifth attempt and 41.17 on his sixth and final attempt. He finished fourth in the hammer. Bauer finished up the day with a third-place standing In the javelin with a chuck of 36.00m. He then placed 12th in the discus (29.58m) on Saturday.

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Women's Track Athlete of the Week - Anna Osman, Moravian

Women's Track Athlete of the Week - Anna Osman, Moravian

(Sr., Trevorton, Pa.)

Moravian senior Anna Osman won the 400-meter hurdles at the non-scoring Muhlenberg College Invitational in a time of 1:06.60, and she also ran the leadoff leg of the 4x100-meter relay that took first place in 50.88 seconds. Osman also placed third in the 100-meter hurdles in 16.57 seconds.

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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 won both the discus and shot put while finishing fourth in the hammer at the Battlefield Relays over the weekend. Gunter set a new program standard in the discus with a hurl of 37.66. She also won the shot put with a throw of 11.49m. She tossed the hammer 36.38m to finish fourth on Friday.

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