April 28, 2022
Dickinson Freshman Abigail Bledsoe pitched a complete game and drove in 10 runs as the softball team wins in a 30-16 Australian Rules Football game over Newark.
Goldey-Beacom freshman Nehemiah Frazier (Laurel, MD) helped his squad to yet another impressive week and was picked to the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Weekly Honor Roll.
Frazier secured first place in the steeplechase, stopping the clock in 11:48.48 at the Morgan State Legacy Meet. This was his latest strong showing after ending third in the steeplechase April 9 at the Golden Ram Invitational in 11:51.13
Taylor Lambeth headlines a group of six Wilmington University women's lacrosse student-athletes on the 2022 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference All-Conference Teams, being voted the 2022 CACC Player of the Year, as announced by the conference office on Tuesday.
Taylor Lambeth (Townsend, Del./Appoquinimink) becomes the program's second ever CACC Player of the Year and is joined on the All-CACC First Team by freshman Campbell Heller (Lancaster, Pa./Manheim Township) and sophomore Marisa Swanson (Eden Prairie, Minn./Minnetonka).
The Wildcats also had three on the All-CACC Second Team in sophomore goalkeeper Katie Vindigni (Montvale, N.J./Pasack Hills), junior Maddie Day (New Park, Pa./Kennard-Dale), and sophomore Makenzie Stritzinger (Hummelstown, Pa./Hershey).
Wilmington University standout Giovanni Marino on Tuesday was named the 2022 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Men's Lacrosse Player of the Year, as announced by Commissioner Dan Mara. Marino, who was also named All-CACC First-Team Attacker, earned the honors via a vote of the awards by the league's seven head coaches in the sport.
In addition to Marino, several other standouts earned major men's lacrosse awards from the CACC including Chestnut Hill College's Liam McCann (Rookie of the Year), Wilmington's Connor Graser (Defensive Player of the Year) and his teammate Jason Roland (Goalkeeper of the Year). WilmU's Christian Zwickert was named the CACC Coach of the Year, and Caldwell University earned the CACC Team Sportsmanship Award for demonstrating outstanding character and class during the regular season.
Marino leads the CACC in goals (47) and man-up tallies (7), while also ranking fourth in points with 56. He has scored multiple goals in nine games including seven in a row. Marino popped in a season-high nine goals while also adding an assist for 10 points in a win over nationally-ranked Saint Anselm on March 30. He also scored seven goals each in a pair of wins during the regular season.
McCann ranks third in the CACC with 42 goals and sixth in points (54). He scored a pair of man-down goals during the regular season to pace the CACC in that category. McCann scored a season-high six goals in a victory over Felician University on April 1.
Graser was tabbed the league's top defensive player by providing a steady all-around performance in helping to guide WilmU to the CACC Regular Season Championship. He also gained a spot on the All-CACC First Team at defender.
Roland led all CACC netminders with 10 wins, while also ranking second in goals against average (9.75), fifth in total saves (148) and fourth in save percentage (56.1%). He also landed on the All-CACC First Team as the goalie.