A look around the local college scene TEAMS OF THE WEEK
Wesleyan women’s tennis and Yale sailing: Wesleyan won its first Division III national title as freshman Alexis Almy went 3-0 in singles, sisters Victoria and Kristina Wu went unbeaten in doubles as did the team of Polina Kiseleva and Venia Yeung in the final three matches in Kalamazoo, Mich. Yale meanwhile went 20-2 to win the Laserperformance Team Race National Championship. The four rotating skippers for the Bulldogs were seniors Nic Baird and Nick Hernandez, junior Chrissie Klingler and sophomore Shawn Harvey. The crews for the Bulldogs are senior Kira Woods, junior Graceann Nicolosi, sophomores Claudia Loiacono and sophomore Sonia LingosUtley and freshman Sam Tobin.
PERFORMANCES OF THE WEEK
Venia Yeung, Wesleyan women’s tennis and Wesleyan men’s doubles team of Noah Lilienthal and Adrian Roji: Yeung followed up her strong performance in the team tournament by advancing the Division III singles final. Lilienthal and Roji reached the Division III men’s doubles final.
BY THE NUMBERS
0: Runs allowed in 102⁄3 innings by Quinnipiac reliever Colin Donnelly in MAAC tournament.
1: Yale men’s heavyweight crew’s national seed in the IRA National Championship Regatta which will be held this weekend.
1.84: Team earned run average by CCSU in NEC tournament.
2: SCSU All-Americans as Briana Burt was sixth in the women’s 100 hurdles and Fejiro Onakpoma seventh in the men’s triple jump at the NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field Championships.
2: UConn athletes qualifying for the Division I Track and Field Championships as Susan Aneno ran 2:04.17 in the 800 and Kat Surin 52.44 in the 400 at the East preliminaries.
3.98: Grade-point average of Yale sophomore Nick Dahl, who was selected to CoSIDA Division I District
1 All-Academic team. New Haven’s Michael Kandolin and Wesleyan’s Andrew McCracken were named to the Division II District 1 and III District 2 teams respectively.
5: Runs scored by UConn’s Chris Winkel in American Athletic Conference tournament.
5: Hits by Eastern Connecticut’s Morgan Bolduk, Sabrina LeMere and Megan Hodgdon in the Division III softball national tournament.
8: Hits by CCSU’s Buddy Dewaine in NEC tournament.
9: RBIs by Quinnipiac’s Brian Moskey in three MAAC tournament games.
10: Goals by Yale freshman Matt Brandau in men’s lacrose championship weekend as Bulldogs played in Division I national title game for second straight season.
14: Strikeouts by Fairfield pitcher Trey McLoughlin in a 5-0 win over Canisius in MAAC tournament.
15.08: Trinity’s Burabari Kabari’s best throw in the women’s shot put in meters at the NCAA Division III Track and Field nationals as she finished second.
17:14.8: Time by Coast Guard’s Kaitlyn Mooney in the Division III women’s
5,000 which was good for third place.
54: Wins by Connecticut natives on teams in the NCAA Division I baseball tournament field, 22 of them by CCSU’s staff as Orange’s Mike Appel and Bristol’s Tom Curtin have combined for 11. Canton’s Chris Enns is 6-5 for Quinnipiac, Darien’s Anthony DiMeglio is 6-3 for Fordham, Darien’s Enzo Stefanoni is 5-1 for Harvard, Trumbull’s Ben Fero is 4-1 for Stony Brook.
84: Points for Abby Manning, a Wesleyan women’s lacrosse single-season record. She also set the mark with 69 goals including two in loss to eventual Division III national champion Middlebury in the semifinals.
271: Career hits by Wallingford’s Jack Gethings, a Fairfield baseball career record.
Jake McKenzie, Fordham baseball: The sophomore from Wallingford is hitting .313 with 48 runs, 15 doubles, 24 extra-base hits and 43 stolen bases for the Atlantic 10 conference champions who will play in Division I regional hosted by West Virginia.
UConn senior Susan Aneno has qualified for the 800 meters at the NCAA Division I Track and Field Championships.