College Corner

Submitted photo Marie Elena Bolles

FIELD HOCKEY

Division I

Preseason Big East Offensive Player of the Year Maria Elena Bolles (Phoenixville, Villa Maria Academy) scored the first hat trick of her career, with three goals in a 5:14 span, to lead No. 2 Connecticut to a decisive 5-0 victory over Georgetown on Oct. 18.

Her sister, Oliva Bolles (Phoenixville, Villa Maria Academy) had one shot on goal in the game.

The wins keep coming for Temple University this week as the Owls took contests over Appalachian State and Drexel.

Rachel Steinman (Upper Perkiomen), Taylor Shronk (Owen J. Roberts), Amanda Fuertsch (Owen J. Roberts), Ali Meszaros (Phoenixville) and Michelle Walsh (Phoenixville, Archbishop Carroll) have each played integral parts in the Owls success (12-4).

Steinman and Fuertsch picked up assists in a 4-0 victory over Appalachian State.

Division II

Alexis Versak (Spring-Ford) had two shots on goal as West Chester topped Bloomsburg, 2-0, on Oct. 19. The defense allowed Audree Bonavita (Perkiomen Valley) to record the shutout without seeing a shot on cage.

Division III

Meg Fry (Spring-Ford) had two goals in Keystones 9-0 victory over Notre Dame of Maryland University on Oct. 19.

CROSS COUNTRY

Behind five top-30 finishes, the La Salle mens cross country team placed second in a 30-team field at the Princeton Invitational on Oct. 19 morning. Vince Perozze (Perkiomen Valley) finished with a time of 24:27 to take 21st place.

Traci Tempone (Perkiomen Valley) placed third overall by five seconds to pace Elizabethtowns womens team at the Oberlin Inter-Regional Rumble on Oct. 19 afternoon in Ohio. They Jays took seventh out of 34 teams in the varsity 6K standings and tied for third in the womens open 6K standings.

Also on the Elizabethtown roster is Rachel Carr (Phoenixville). Carr is a 5-6 sophomore who is a business administration major.

Sarah Fillman (Spring-Ford) notched a time of 26:33 in the 6K, finishing in 132nd place as the Wilkes Lady Colonels finished with 516 team points, placing 19th at Gettysburg.

Sean Hodgins (Perkiomen Valley) posted a time of 30:51 on the 5.2-mile course as Bloomsburg finished sixth in the Penn State National Meet on Oct. 18.

WOMENS SOCCER

Division III

Bailey Stover (Phoenixville) played a solid game at midfield as Alvernia took a 3-0 decision over Lycoming on Oct. 19.

WOMENS TENNIS

Kellie Booth (Perkiomen Valley) and two of her Gwynedd Mercy teammates were honored before their match against Cabrini for their dedication and leadership that they have geven the team throughout the season.

After that, the Griffins ousted Cabrini, 5-4, clinch a spot in the CSAC Team Touranment.

Booth and doubles partner Jenna Caffarella took a commanding 8-3 win at third doubles to help the Griffins secure the victory. The duo is 14-3 on the season is on a three-match winning streak.

MENS SOCCER

Lewis Cooper (Spring-Ford) played solid defense as Moravian went 1-1 last week.

On Oct. 16, Moravian gave new meaning to scoring early and oftern in a 13-0 defeat of Valley Forge Christian College.

The Greyhounds (7-5-2) tied the school record for goals in agame with 13. The last time that feat was accomplished was Nov. 2, 1991, in a 13-0 victory over Lebanon Valley. The last time Moravian saw double figure in goal scoring was a 10-1 defeat of Lebanon Valley on Oct. 31, 1992.

Cooper has remained a presence for the Greyhounds as he has played and started in all 15 games for the team.

Ryan Lantzy (Phoenixville) made four saves in weeks action for Arcadia. The senior keeper stopped three shots in a 2-0 loss to Elizabethtown, followed by one more in a 1-1 draw against Widener on Oct. 19.

Shawn Laskey (Perkiomen Valley) had one shot on goal in Alvernias 1-0 win oer Lycoming on Oct. 19.

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