Spring college sports honors

By on June 11, 2018

•College at Brockport senior Victoire Kothor picked up her second national championship title in the shot put competition throwing 15.88 meters. The title marks the second of the year for Kothor, as she also earned the indoor title earlier in 2018.

Kothor and with 14 teammates were named to the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) team All-Region team, which honors the top-5 individuals in each event from each region and the region’s top-3 relay teams. The following Golden Eagles landed on the All-Region ranks in their respective events.

Women

Maddie Dibble – Discus

Claire Fisher – Pole Vault

Cynthia John-Ogam – 4×100

Victoire Kothor – Shot Put, Discus, Hammer

Brianna Lawless – 4×100

Jessica Martin – High Jump

Audrey Miller – Shot put, javelin

Chanyce Powell – Triple Jump

Taryn Prutsman – 100, 200, 4×100

Molly Scarpello – 4×100

Cheyenne Vivlamore-Zion  – Javelin

Kelcey Watson – Pole Vault

Men

Andrew Davis – Steeplechase

Anthony DeYoung – Shot put

John Fleming – Hammer

College at Brockport’s Ed Jaskulski was named the women’s Atlantic Region Assistant Coach of the Year by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA). Golden Eagle throwers, coached by Jaskulski in his 15th year, swept SUNYAC titles and scored 76 points at the conference meet. Brockport also took the top two spots in the shot put at the All-Atlantic Regional Outdoor Track and Field Conference Championship meet and scored 60 as a throws squad at that meet.

•Oneonta junior Alyssa Brault (Churchville-Chili) was named First Team All-SUNYAC in women’s tennis after she finished 11-5 in singles play and 14-5 overall in doubles competition.

•Lexi Firkins (Brockport HS) of Morrisville State was named to the North East Athletic Conference women’s lacrosse First Team on defense. The sophomore started 15 games for a Mustangs team that limited opponents to an average of 5.67 goals against per game in conference play. She collected 54 ground balls, nine draw controls and caused a team high 44 turnovers.

•Scott Eisenmenger, a senior first baseman at St. John Fisher and Hilton grad, was named to the Empire 8 First Team All-Conference for the fourth consecutive year. He led the Empire 8 in multiple categories including a career-high in home runs (12), RBI (58), slugging percentage (.679) and total bases (106), ranked second on the team and was among the Empire 8’s leaders in batting average at .346 while his 54 base hits this season was the fifth-highest total among all conference players. A three-time All-Region selection, Eisenmenger rewrote the Fisher record books during his time in a Cardinals’ uniform ranking as the program’s all-time leader in home runs (41), doubles (56), RBI (205), hits (225 – tied with Andy Campbell) and games played (175) while his 146 runs scored is the third-most in Fisher’s history.

•Churchville-Chili grad Ryan Mead of SUNY Polytechnic Institute was named to the men’s lacrosse North East Athletic Conference Second Team as faceoff specialist. He finished his freshman season as the most successful faceoff man in the history of SUNY Poly with a 61% faceoff win percentage. Mead also had 17 points on 14 goals and three assists.

•Hilton grad and Monroe CC sophomore Fran Messura, classmate Chloe Wormsley (Hilton) along with freshman Maliah Benedetto (Spencerport) and Emma Moulton (Brockport HS) were all named First Team All-Region in women’s lacrosse. Messura had 18 goals with 13 assists in 12 games this season while Wormsley helped limit opponents to 75 goals against on defense. Benedetto finished with 29 goals and 28 assists with Moulton gathering up 18 ground balls in ten starts on defense.

•College at Brockport senior Michael Caternolo (Churchville-Chili) was named First Team All-SUNYAC in men’s lacrosse as a face-off specialist, senior Dallas Meyers as goalie and Steven Gurin on defense. Caternolo had a dominating year in the faceoff circle winning 124 of the 218 attempts, and was the best in conference play going 61 of 95. He also ended the season with 56 grounds balls; good for sixth in conference. Meyers was also named Defensive Player of the Year after leading the conference inside the cage with the highest save percentage of 69.0% and goals against average with 6.00. He racked up 158 saves over 14 games which was third in the conference. Gurin was a key member of the defense leading the conference with 32 caused turnovers and 64 ground balls, which was fifth.

•Houghton junior Taylor Sile (Hilton) was named to the Empire 8 All-Conference Second Team after she led Houghton and was eighth in the E8 in batting average at .406. She led the conference in slugging percentage (.813), RBIs (31), doubles (16), home runs (7) and stolen bases (16) while  finishing fourth in runs scored (27), third in on base percentage (.513), second in walks (18).

•Roberts Wesleyan’s Kristina Button set an East Coast Conference record with 43 points as the Redhawks women won their fourth consecutive conference title. 34 competitors in all were named to All-Conference teams.

Women’s First Team

100 & 200 meter dash – Chelsea Hayward

400 meter dash, High Jump & Long Jump – Kristina Button

1,500 meter run – Brittany Shumway

5,000 meter run – Emily Betts

10,000 meter run – Veronica Stauffer

3,000 meter steeplechase – Moriah Martone (Spencerport) and Addison Sgroi

4 x 100 meter relay – Kathleen Amstad,  Kristina Button, Brianna Randolph, Chelsea Hayward

4 x 400 meter relay – Kathleen Amstad, Amanda Greenwood, Kristina Button, Chelsea Hayward

High Jump – Amanda Greenwood

Pole Vault – Ana Ahlquist

Hammer – Ashley Exner

Women’s Second Team

100 & 200 meter dash – Kathleen Amstad

10,000 meter run – Emily Durso

400 meter hurdles – Kyla Whannell

3,000 meter steeplechase – Hannah Putman

Triple Jump & Javelin – Kristina Button

Shot Put – Kendall Miller

Men’s First Team

800 meter run – Josiah Ottolini and Adrian Mazur

1,500 meter run – James Betts

5,000 meter run – Christopher Sims

110 & 400 meter hurdles – Ashton Colaire

3,000 meter steeplechase – Nathan Cannon and Benjamin Richards

4 x 800 meter relay – Nathan Cannon, Adrian Mazur, Bryan Forino, James Betts

High Jump – David Donovan

Pole Vault – Paul Dunbar and Sean Leduc

Men’s Second Team

800 meter run – Tyler Lipina

5,000 meter run – Anthony Casullo

10,000 meter run – Benjamin Matz

3,000 meter steeplechase – Erik Johnson

4 x 400 meter relay – Tanner Craun, Erik Johnson, Matthew Wottawa, Josiah Ottolini

Hammer – David Cousino

•Roberts’ freshmen Emily Tomei and Taylor Nathan (Gates Chili) both earned a spot on the East Coast Conference women’s lacrosse Second Team along with goalkeeper Victoria Greco. ECC Rookie of the Year Tomei was second on the team in points with 60 in total and finished the season with 44 goals and 16 assists. Nathan had 46 goals and two assists for 48 total points while Greco started all 18 games for the Redhawks making 227 saves with a .489 save percentage.

•Three Golden Eagles baseball players were named to SUNYAC All-Conference Teams. Sophomore outfielder, Tom Kretzler, earned first-team credentials, while pitcher, Sam McCumiskey, and utility player, Austin Hall, were named to the second-team. Kretzler batted .309 in 38 games played with 43 hits, 12 doubles, three triples and five homeruns, while knocking in 31 RBI and scored 30 runs of his own. Senior starting pitcher McCumiskey finished with a record of 5-5 and an earned run average of 4.08 with 47 strikeouts in 57.1 innings pitched. Hall played a variety of positions for the Golden Eagles, including second base, shortstop and third base. In the field, the senior recorded a fielding percentage of .929 with 43 putouts and 48 assists. At the plate, Hall batted 23-for-98 for an average of .235 with two doubles and one triple. He scored 12 runs and knocked in 12 more.

•Heather Conklin and Sara Grapevine were named All-SUNYAC First-Team, Jillian Babinsky and Jade Williams tabbed Second-Team, and Nikki Nolan notched a Third-Team selection for the College at Brockport in women’s lacrosse. Conklin led the Golden Eagles this past season in goals with 42, while also contributing 16 assists for 58 points—sixth in the conference. Grapevine, a junior, notched 29 goals and handed out a team-high 37 assists for 68 points. Her 37 assists were second best in the conference, while her 68 points was good enough for fourth. Babinsky was a key member of Brockport’s defense this year as she racked up 24 ground balls and 13 caused turnovers. She was an important factor in the team’s draw control success with a team-high 58 wins. Williams was the second leading scorer for the Golden Eagles this season with 38 goals and four assists for 42 points. She was 13 of 20 on free position attempts, and also recorded 13 ground balls, six caused turnovers, and 17 draw controls. Nolan grabbed a Third-Team All-Conference selection due to her success on defense this year. She led the team in caused turnovers with 22 which was seventh in the conference.

•Golden Eagles softball seniors Karleigh Eaton and Lindsay Wachna were named All-SUNYAC Second-Team. Eaton, also a National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Third Team pick at catcher, finished with a .383 batting average, ranking ninth in the conference. Of her 36 hits, eight were doubles and two were homeruns, giving her a .532 slugging percentage.  Wachna hit .390 with a team-high 32 RBI and ranked in the top 10 of the conference in batting average (seventh), RBI (third), slugging percentage (fifth), and doubles (sixth).

 

 

 

 

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