A Rundown of Who’s Done What, Where, When and How
Here’s a look at other athletes from the Upper Valley who are continuing their careers on the college level:
Castleton won one of its first four games with a roster that includes senior catcher Mat Pause (Hartford), sophomore pitcher Brendan Mayhew (Barnard/Woodstock), sophomore infielder Brian Martin (Woodstock), senior pitcher Patrick Riley (South Strafford/Hartford) and sophomore pitcher Derek Osborne (Springfield). Pause played in three of those contests, Mayhew none, Martin four, Riley two and Osborne one. ... Freshman utility player Jake Broom (New London/Kearsarge) is part of the team at Plymouth State, which started 4-1. ... New England College senior pitcher Tyler Perrin (Thetford Center/Thetford Academy) and his teammates had their first five games wiped out by weather. ... Senior pitcher Dave Bernstein (Hanover) is playing his final season at Bowdoin, which started 6-1. He made a one-inning appearance and allowed no hits or runs. ... Freshman outfielder and pitcher Clint Goodwin (Lebanon) appeared in one game in the field during Daniel Webster’s 6-4 start. ... Junior pitcher Alex Drost (West Windsor/Windsor) and freshman Cody Pelletier (Lebanon) are playing at Colby-Sawyer, where the Chargers split their first 10 games. Drost started twice and lost both decisions while Pelletier started 1 of 4 games in which he appeared. ... Junior pitcher and infielder Devin Cilley (Tunbridge/South Royalton) played in five of Norwich’s first six games and was batting .385. He also saw an inning on action on the mound and gave up four hits and five earned runs. The Cadets have won seven of their last 71 games. ... Freshman pitcher Byron Brocar (Bradford, Vt./Oxbow) is playing at St. Michael’s (3-7) and allowed two hits but no runs in his initial, 32∕3-inning appearance. ... Freshman Brady Boisvert (Plainfield/Lebanon) appeared in four of Nichols (Mass.) College’s first five games, starting three of them. Pitching once and earned a victory, Boisvert is also listed as an infielder and had two hits, both doubles, in his first six trips to the plate as a collegian. The Bison started 1-4. ... Senior pitcher Andrew Weitzel (Cornish/Kimball Union) helped St. Lawrence start 5-3, producing a 1.12 earned-run average with four relief appearances totaling eight innings. ... Sophomore pitcher Luke Crocker (Strafford) was part of Clark (Mass.) University’s 4-9 start, starting twice, relieving twice and pitching a combined total of 13 innings.
Kaleb Tarczewski (Claremont/Stevens), a freshman center at Arizona, helped the Wildcats go 25-7 and reach the Pac-12 Conference tournament semifinals. He started every game and averaged 6.5 points and 6.1 rebounds per game as UA headed for the NCAA tournament and a first-round clash with Belmont. ... Norwich was 6-19 with a roster that included sophomore forward Evan Tullar (Chelsea) and senior forward Brandon Kuhre (Lebanon). Tullar started every game and averaged 33 minutes, 11 points and 4.8 rebounds. Kuhre started all 23 games in which he appeared and averaged 21 minutes, 2.8 points and 3.2 rebounds per outing. ... Castleton State was 17-13 and followed runner-up status in the North Atlantic Conference tournament by advancing to the ECAC semifinals. Junior guard Logan White (Hartford) played in every game, starting 29 of them. He averaged 29 minutes, 18.1 points and 2.9 rebounds per contest. ... Scott Faucher (Lebanon/KUA) was a senior guard at Wheaton (Mass.) College who started 13 of 24 games, in which he played and averaged 25 minutes and 5.7 points as the Lyons went 9-15. ... Lyndon State was 12-14 with senior forward Jason Gray (East Thetford/Thetford Academy) starting every game and averaging 36 minutes, 15 points and 9.2 rebounds per game.
Amherst made its fifth consecutive trip to the national semifinals and senior guard Jasmine Hardy (Meriden/Lebanon) averaged 9.3 points and 4.7 rebounds per game while starting every contest for the Jeffs (30-3). ... Southern Maine went 27-2, won the Little East Conference and advanced to the first round of the NCAA Division III tournament. Sophomore guard Kaitlin Callahan (Windsor) appeared in 27 games and averaged nine minutes per contest. ...Vermont Tech started 6-0 before finishing 10-16. That’s a step forward, however, for a program that was a combined 12-38 the past two winters. Rebekka Dimick (Windsor) was a regular contributor. ... Junior center and tri-captain Stephanie Parker (Wilder/Hartford) helped New England College go 18-9. She started four of the 21 games in which she saw action and averaged 4.4 points and 2.1 rebounds. ... Eliza Polli (Hanover) and Swarthmore (23-7) won the program’s first ECAC South championship with the senior guard starting every game and averaging 25 minutes and 7.9 points. ... Brandeis was 10-15 with senior forward Courtney Ness (Norwich/Hanover) starting five of the 24 games in which she appeared and averaging 13.5 minutes, 3.1 points and 2.6 rebounds. ... Endicott reached the ECAC quarterfinals and finished 16-12 with junior guard Sarah Robinson (Norwich/Hanover) starting 14 of 27 games and averaging 23 minutes and 2.7 points. ... Lyndon State finished 8-18 with junior forward Amanda Martin (East Thetford/Thetford Academy) starting three of the 22 games in which she played and averaging 2 points per contest. ... Freshman guard Abby Wright (Hartland/Windsor) appeared in 17 games for Norwich (10-15). ... Green Mountain College (3-20) featured freshman guard Keelin Banks (Kearsarge), freshman forward Allison Wilcox (Windsor) and sophomore guard Amber Heath (Windsor). Banks played in 11 games and averaged 11 minutes, Wilcox started all nine contests in which she played and averaged 30 minutes and 9.9 points and Heath started 14 of 22 games and averaged 25 minutes and 4.4 points. Heath also plays for the school’s softball team, which started 0-8. ... New Hampshire Technical Institute was 19-9 and advanced to the Yankee Small College Conference tournament title game, where senior guard Sara Romano (Lebanon) scored 16 points in a loss. ... Freshman forward Sarah Illingworth (White River Junction/Hartford) started 4 of 14 games for Massachusetts-Lowell, averaging nine minutes, 1.1 points and 2.7 rebounds per contest as the River Hawks finished 18-9. They will leap to Division I from D-II next season and join the America East Conference.
Men’s Ice Hockey
St. Lawrence sophomore forward Patrick Doherty (Hanover) helped the Saints go 18-16-4 and advance to the ECAC tournament quarterfinals, playing every game and producing nine goals and four assists. ... St. Michael’s was 8-17 with freshman forward Brodie McCusker (Canaan) appearing in eight games, scoring a goal and adding an assist. ... Nick Lovejoy (Orford) played in 11 games as a junior defenseman for Dartmouth during an injury-shortened season. ... Freshman forward Andrew O’Leary (Norwich) had two goals and an assist and was rated a minus-12 during 22 games for Army (7-22-5). ... Zac Fulton (East Thetford), a junior defenseman for Norwich, played in 27 games and had two goals and four assists as the Cadets (24-4-1) advanced to the NCAA Division III semifinals.
Women’s Ice Hockey
Freshman forward Taylor Steadman (Hartford) popped in a second-period rebound to help Elmira beat Middlebury, 1-0, in the NCAA Division III title game in Superior, Wisc. The Soaring Eagles (23-5-1) avenged a 2005 championship loss to the Panthers and gave Elmira its third national crown during the program’s 12-year history. ... Colgate (11-21-3) featured sophomore forward Miriam Drubel (Hanover) as its third-leading scorer with nine goals and 10 assists in 35 games. ... Colby went 10-15 with freshman forward Maddie Dewhirst (Hanover) and junior goaltender Brianne Wheeler (KUA). Dewhirst played in every game and recorded four goals and four assists. Wheeler also appeared in every contest and had a 10-15 record, a .915 save percentage and a 2.62 goals-against average. ... Freshman defender Hadley DesMeules (North Pomfret) helped Williams go 9-15-1 while scoring once and assisting twice in 21 games. ... Stevenson (Md.) University (6-15-1) played its first-ever varsity season at the Division III level, competing with an all-freshman roster. Included among the Mustangs was defenseman Kristen Webber (West Lebanon/KUA), who had a goal and three assists while playing in every game. ... Wesleyan wound up 6-17 and senior forward Kelsey Muller (Sunapee) had a goal and five assists in 18 games. She had 14 goals and eight assists in 86 career college contests.
Haverford started 2-3 with a roster that includes junior midfielder Jordan Hitchcock (Hanover), freshman goaltender James Washington (Hanover) and senior defenseman David Whitcomb (Lyme/Hanover). Hitchcock played in each of those contests, starting three of them and assisting twice. ... Vermont won two of its first seven games with sophomore defenseman Calder Billings (Woodstock) appearing in three contests. ... Junior midfielder Charlie Dickey (Hanover) is on the roster at Connecticut College, which started 2-1. ... Sophomore attackman Charlie Geraghty (Hanover) and sophomore defenseman John Staiger (Hanover) play for Saint Anselm, which lost its first three games. Geraghty played in each game and posted an assist and Staiger appeared in one game. ... Castleton started 2-2 with its roster including sophomore goaltender Sam Polas (Hartford), senior attackman Sam Bailey (Hartford) and senior defenseman Alex Brands (Woodstock). Polas started once and played the first half, allowing four goals, while Bailey was the third-leading scorer with three goals and two assists and Brands appeared in each contest. ... Senior midfielder Stephen Patch (Kearsarge) helped Plymouth State start 2-1 by scoring three goals and adding four assists. ... New England College started 1-3 with sophomore midfielder Asa Weisberg (Kearsarge), sophomore goaltender Chris Galluzzo (New London/Kearsarge) and senior midfielder Nicholas Marro (Claremont/Stevens) on its roster. Weisberg started twice in the three games he played, as did Galluzzo, who had a .563 save percentage. ... Sophomore attackman Sam Morgan (Kearsarge) was part of Goucher’s 2-6 start, leading the Gophers in scoring with six goals and two assists and starting seven of the eight games. ... Limestone (S.C.) College raced out to a 7-1 start with sophomore attackman Nick Schmell (Woodstock) appearing in two games. ... C.J. Frates (Kimball Union) is a sophomore midfielder at Plymouth State, which won two of its first three games. Frates appeared in each contest and recorded three goals and an assist. ... Norwich dropped its first three games, each of them started by senior defenseman Thomas Andrews (Hartland/Hartford). ... Lyndon State (0-2) features junior defenseman Jeff Russell (South Royalton) and freshman midfielder Colin Young (South Royalton/Sharon Academy). Young started both games and scored in the opener. ... Middlebury won its first three games with a roster than includes freshman attackman Christian Johansen (Hanover). ... St. Lawrence freshman midfielder Ryan Brigham (Norwich/Hanover) played twice as the Saints began 2-1. ... St. Michael’s got off to a 1-2 start with a roster including senior defenseman Liam Pushee (Hanover) and freshman midfielder Owen Dayton (Kearsarge). Pushee appeared in each contest. ... Darby Geno (White River Junction/Hartford) is a freshman playing long-stick midfielder for Nichols. The Bison lost their first three games with Geno seeing action in two of them. ... Sophomore midfielder Maxwell Abendroth (Sunapee/KUA) is on the roster at Springfield, which began 1-4. ... Geoff Ballou (KUA) is a senior defenseman at Maine-Farmington who started both games as the Beavers started 0-2. Ballou is also a member of the school’s alpine skiing team. ... Jon Spencer (KUA) is a freshman midfielder at Clark, where he had three assists during the Cougars’ 3-1 start.
Green Mountain College started 0-2 with freshman midfielder Martha Howe (Sunapee) and freshman defender Tessa Montano (Ascutney/Windsor). Howe started twice and Montano appeared once. ... Senior midfielder Samantha Bonasera (Chelsea) and freshman attacker Brianna MacKay (Randolph) were part of Castleton’s 0-4 start. Bonasera started all four contests and had a goal and three assists while MacKay appeared once. ... Freshman goaltender Sierra Luce (Hartford) is a reserve at Regis (Mass.) College. ... Sophomore attacker Hope Royce (Chelsea) started and scored in the Cadets’ opener, a loss at Husson. ... Steph Bonewald (New London) is a freshman midfielder at St. Michael’s, which won two of its first three games. She played in each contest and scored once. ... Rivier College (3-0) boasts a pair of Kearsarge High products in senior defender Georgia Steese and sophomore midfielder Savannah Neuwirt . Both started each contest and Neuwirt had three goals and an assist. ... Colby-Sawyer (0-3) includes a local quartet in freshman goaltender Karley Hamilton (Bradford, Vt./Oxbow), senior attacker Kylie McDonnell (Quechee/Hartford), sophomore midfielder Michelle Upham (Chelsea) and freshman goaltender Jodi Dumayne (Claremont/Stevens). Hamilton and Upham started each game, with the latter scoring once. McDonnell appeared in each contest and started once. ... Sophomore goaltender Rachel Gallimore (Hanover) was part of Tufts’ 2-1 start, playing 10 minutes, allowing one goal and making five saves.
Patrick Murphy (Lyme/Thetford Academy) is a junior at Texas who will make his second NCAA Championships appearance and his first since 2011, when he earned honorable mention All-America honors in the 200-yard backstroke. He is expected to swim that event as well as the 100-yard backstroke at this year’s championships in Indianapolis. ... Freshman Annie Fougere (Kearsarge) competed in the 400-yard medley relay for Saint Joseph’s College (Maine), which finished 17th out of 21 teams at the New England Intercollegiate Swimming and Division Association championships. ... St. Lawrence enjoyed the services of freshman Grant Reeder (Kearsarge), who competed in the 200-yard backstroke preliminaries and posted a time of 2:10.53 at the New York State Division III championships. The Saints finished 12th out of 14 teams. ... Colby-Sawyer sophomore Krystyna Estrada (Lebanon) swam the 100-yard freestyle at the NCAA Division III championships. She was seeded 47th but finished 35th in 53.31. Estrada also competed on the 200-yard freestyle relay team with sophomore Jen Gavell (Lebanon) as the Chargers were third in the B flight finals and 11th overall. Also on the roster was junior Ari Marks (Grantham/Lebanon), who was 23rd in the 200-yard butterfly at the NEISDA championships. ... Clark sophomore Ethan Forauer (Hanover) finished 27th out of 35 competitors and freshman Tyler Terriault (Claremont/Stevens) was 33rd in the 500-yard freestyle event at the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference championships. Forauer posted 5:14.07 and Terriault 5:37.45 and the Cougars finished seventh out of 20 teams.
Senior Laura McRee (Norwich) is again on the men’s tennis roster at Green Mountain College. ... Junior Matt McKenna (Hartford) and sophomore Jeanne Barthold (Lyme/Hanover) competed for Colby in alpine skiing. McKenna placed 11th in the slalom at the Eastern Intercollegiate Ski Association championships, generating a combined time of 2:01.50 during two runs. Barthold placed 54th on the women’s side in 2:21.88. ... At that same event, senior Nordic skier Dylan Grald (Randolph) helped UVM win its third consecutive EISA title by finishing 22nd out of 63 competitors in 12:47.8 on the 15k course. His performance this winter earned him second team, All-East honors. ... Junior alpine skier Geoff Bonewald (New London) participated this season for New Hampshire, which finished eighth in the NCAA championships. ... Freshman Nordic skier Erin Perryman (Lebanon) finished 31st out of 85 competitors for St. Lawrence at the Saints’ winter carnival on Jan. 18. SLU finished seventh out of 16 teams. ... Tyler King (Lebanon), a junior on the Keene State indoor track team, posted his best time in the 400 meters at 55.29 during a meet at Dartmouth. He was also a member of the Owls’ 4x400 relay that placed fourth out of five teams at the Little East championships. ... Alex Strenta (Hanover), a junior runner for Dickinson (Pa.) College, finished 15th out of 26 competitors in the 5,000 meters as the Red Devils tied for third in the nine-team Centennial Conference indoor championships. ... Junior Tess Cioffredi (Lebanon) helped UVM finish fourth at the America East indoor track championships as part of the Catamounts’ winning 4x800-meter relay team. ... The Rollins (Fla.) College men’s tennis team climbed to No. 6 in the NCAA Division III rankings with a roster including junior Greg Corwin (Hanover). ... Joe Toland (White River Junction/Hartford) is a junior on the University of Charlotte men’s golf team and is competing in the 49ers’ top five. ... The Bentley (Mass.) men’s golf team finished sixth out of 13 teams at the Dowling College Invitational in Delaware last weekend. Freshman Zach Pollard (Lebanon) was fourth out of five scorers for the Falcons, shooting a 79 the first day and an 89 the second. ... Sophomore softball pitcher Kristy McDonnell (Quechee/Hartford) started one of the two games in which she appeared during Johnson State’s 2-4 start. She allowed eight hits but no earned runs in 5 2∕ 3 innings. ... Junior softball infielder Elissa Coburn (Claremont/Stevens) helped Keene State start 4-6. She started 7 of 8 games in which she appeared. ... Sophomore softball first baseman Erin Clark (Bradford, Vt./Oxbow) helped Norwich win five of its first eight games. ... Anna Haron (Kearsarge) is a sophomore on the St. Lawrence equestrian team, which won its first two shows of the winter/spring season. The Saints compete in the regional championships March 30 and hope to defend their 2012 IHSA team championship. ... Annie Pullen (Plainfield/Lebanon) is a sophomore track competitor at Boston University who finished 10th in the 60-meter hurdles at the Tufts Stampede meet on Feb. 2 with a time of 10.06.