A look around the lo­cal col­lege scene TEAMS OF THE WEEK

The News-Times - - SPORTS - By Jim Fuller [email protected] hearst­medi­act.com; @NHRJimFull­er

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.

HOME­TOWN FO­CUS

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 Ath­let­ics

UConn se­nior Su­san Aneno has qual­i­fied for the 800 me­ters at the NCAA Divi­sion I Track and Field Cham­pi­onships.

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