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Women’s Lacrosse

Isabelle Goldstein ’16

Dara Davis ’15 scored three goals to lead Vassar to an 11-9 victory over Rochester Institute of Technology on April 26 at Weinberg Field. Isabelle Goldstein ’16, Phoebe Tzannes ’14, and Julia Trudell ’17 each scored twice. Vassar finished the regular season with an 11-4 record, including 6-3 in the Liberty League.

Davis scored the game-winning goal—her fourth of the day—2:35 into overtime as Vassar defeated the University of Rochester, 10-9, on April 25 at Weinberg Field. The win clinched a Liberty League playoff spot for the Brewers. Tzannes also scored four times.

Goldstein and Tzannes each scored twice as Vassar defeated St. Lawrence University, 7-5, on April 19 in a Liberty League contest at St. Lawrence. Goalie Kate Pula ’15 stopped nine shots.

Davis scored six goals to propel Vassar to an 18-11 win at Clarkson University on April 18. Goldstein had three goals and three assists.

Vassar battled Liberty League opponent Union College to a 6-6 tie in the first half but surrendered 10 goals in the second half and lost, 16-11, on April 12. Davis had four goals and an assist, and Tzannes added a pair of goals in the loss.

Davis had two goals and two assists, but Vassar fell to Liberty League rival William Smith College, 18-13, on April 11 in Geneva, N.Y. Goldstein and Trudell each had two goals and an assist.

Sophia Rosetti ’15 scored four goals and added an assist to pace Vassar to a 14-2 victory over Liberty League rival Bard College on April 5. Kim Mulvehill ’16 scored on all three shots, netting her second hat-trick of the season.

Men’s Lacrosse

Max Herman ’14

Shane Flattery ’16 and Liam Moriarty ’17 each scored twice, but Vassar fell to Clarkson University, 14-7, on April 26 at Gordon Field. The Brewers finished the season with a 6-9 record, 1-5 in the Liberty League.

Max Herman ’14 scored a pair of goals in a 19-7 loss to Union College on April 19. Goalie Andrew Nicol ’14 had 16 saves.

Sam Houston-Read ’17 scored three goals, but Vassar was defeated by Williams College, 14-5, in a non-league match in Williamstown, Mass. Herman scored his 130th career point on a pass from Sean Brazier ’15.

Rochester Institute of Technology, the top-ranked Division III squad in the country, lived up to its billing on April 12 with a 24-2 victory over Vassar at Gordon Field. Scott Brekne ’15 and Herman scored the lone tallies for the Brewers.

Colin Cederna ’16 scored what proved to be the game-winning goal early in the fourth quarter as Vassar defeated Drew University, 9-8, in a non-league contest on April 8 at Weinberg Field. Cederna scored on a pass from Moriarty. It was Cederna’s second goal of the game. Brazier also scored twice for the Brewers. Herman had a goal and three assists.

Vassar jumped out to an 8-2 lead in a Liberty League contest on April 5 at St. Lawrence University, but the Saints came back to win the game, 13-8. Brazier led the Brewers with two goals and two assists.

Cederna scored a goal and added two assists early in the first half to spark Vassar to a 15-2 Liberty League victory over Bard College on April 2. Herman had four goals and an assist.

Women’s Tennis

Lindsay Kantor ’14

Vassar reached the finals of the Liberty League tournament before losing to Skidmore College, 5-1, on April 28 on the campus of St. Lawrence University in Canton, N.Y. The doubles team of Winnie Yeates ’16 and Emily Hallewell ’17 posted the lone win for the Brewers. Vassar reached the finals by defeating Rochester Institute of Technology, 5-0, and St. Lawrence, 5-2. The Brewers finished the season with a 13-6 record, including 4-1 in the Liberty League.

The doubles team of Samantha Schapiro ’15 and Shayna Becker ’17 had the lone victory for Vassar as the Brewers fell to Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 8-1, on April 19 at the Josselyn Tennis Courts.

Vassar posted seven shutout matches and defeated Liberty League rival Bard College, 9-0, on April 16 at Walker Field House. Captain Lindsay Kantor ’14 teamed with Lauren Stauffer ’16 to post an 8-0 doubles victory, then won her singles match, 6-0, 6-0.

Vassar breezed past Mount Holyoke College, Smith College, and Bryn Mawr College by 5-0 scores before losing to Wellesley College, 3-2, in the finals of the Seven Sisters tournament on April 12 and 13 at Bryn Mawr. Yeates had the lone singles victory in the finals, while Becker and Hanna McGuire ’17 had a doubles win.

The Brewers defeated Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 9-0, on April 5 in a match at the Josselyn Tennis Courts that featured several close contests. Kantor won a tiebreaker to earn the first set, then finished with a 6-0 victory in the second. Yeates also followed a first-set tiebreaker win with a convincing second set, 6-1. Hallewell was extended to three sets, winning 6-4, 6-1, 10-7.

Men’s Tennis

Dan Cooper ’16

No. 1 singles player Dan Cooper ’16 rallied to win in three sets as Vassar closed out the regular season with a 7-2 Liberty League win over Hobart College on April 26 at the Josselyn Tennis Courts. Other singles winners for Vassar were Nick Litsky ’17, Evan Urdine ’16, and Alexander Luckmann ’17. Litsky teamed with William Zhu ’15 for one doubles victory, and Urdine and Christian Phelps ’16 had another. Vassar finished the regular season with a 10-8 mark, including 5-1 in the Liberty League.

Third-ranked Williams College defeated Vassar, 9-0, on April 12 in a non-league match at the Josselyn Tennis Courts. All three doubles matches were closely contested. Urdine and Luckmann lost, 9-8; Litsky and Christian Lyon ’15 fell, 8-6; and Phelps and Sha Huang ’16 were defeated by a score of 8-4.

Cooper and Luckmann defeated one of the top doubles teams in the Northeast to propel Vassar to a 5-4 win over Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute on April 5 at the Josselyn Tennis Courts. Cooper also defeated a regionally ranked player in his singles match.

Men’s Baseball

Adam Erkis ’17 tossed a four-hit shutout as Vassar defeated Union College, 10-0, on April 27 in the first game of a doubleheader at Prentiss Field. The Brewers also won the second game, 9-3. Nick Johnson ’16, Jason Garfinkel ’15, Cory Wuenschell ’16, and Kyle Casey ’15 each drove in two runs to spark the offense in the first game.  Johnson hit a two-run, inside-the-park home run, and Brooks English ’16 and Parker Werline ’14 each added two hits and an RBI in the second game.

The Brewers dropped a pair of games to Union, 6-4 and 17-9, on April 26 in Schenectady, N.Y. English, Johnson, and Garfinkel each had two hits in the opener. English and Werline each had four hits in the nightcap.

Vassar dropped a non-league contest to Manhattanville College, 8-2, on April 23 at Prentiss Field. Garfinkel had two hits for the Brewers and scored a run on a squeeze bunt by Werline.

Brett Zaziski ’14

Erkis and Trent Berg ’17 turned in impressive pitching performances as Vassar swept a doubleheader against St. Lawrence University on April 22 at Prentiss Field. Erkis allowed three runs in the first inning of the first game but shut down St. Lawrence after that as Vassar posted a 4-3 victory. Brad Kendall ’17 and Garfinkel each slammed triples to lead the offense. In the second game, Berg held St. Lawrence to one run in five innings, and Casey hit a bases-loaded triple to spark the 3-1 win.

Erkis tossed a five-hit shutout for his fourth straight victory as Vassar defeated the University of Rochester, 2-0, on April 18 in Rochester. The Brewers dropped the second game of the doubleheader, 14-0. Brett Zaziski ’14 knocked in the first run in the opener with a sacrifice fly in the third inning and scored the second run in the sixth on a fielder’s choice. The Brewers lost both games of a doubleheader against Rochester the following day by scores of 4-2 and 7-4.

Six Vassar players knocked in at least one run as Vassar defeated Mount Saint Mary College, 7-5, on April 16 at Prentiss Field. Johnson and English each had two hits.

Vassar split a doubleheader against non-league opponent SUNY Cortland on April 12, winning the second game, 11-9, after losing the opener, 7-1. Kendall, Casey, Garfinkel, and Dave Robbins ’14 each had two hits in the second game.

Erkis, Robbins, and Connor Cucalon ’16 combined on a three-hitter as Vassar defeated Skidmore College, 10-1, on April 9. English had a single, a double, and four RBIs to pace the offense.

Wuenschell had four hits and Johnson knocked in two runs with a double and a single as Vassar defeated Clarkson University, 6-4, for a split of a doubleheader on April 6 at Prentiss Field. Clarkson won the first game, 8-4. Berg gave up two runs on four hits in 6 2/3 innings to earn the win in the second game.

Zaziski paced Vassar to a 7-5 win over Clarkson in the first game of a doubleheader at Prentiss Field on April 5. The Brewers dropped the second game, 13-9. Zaziski had a pair of doubles in the victory. Johnson had three RBIs. Zaziski homered in the second game and knocked in four runs.

Playing for the first time since their Spring Break trip, the Brewers defeated Skidmore, 9-3, in their Liberty League opener on April 2 at Prentiss Field. Zaziski had a double, a triple, and three RBIs. English also had two hits and knocked in two runs.

Men’s Volleyball

The Brewers finished their season on April 4 by splitting a pair of matches at Kenyon Hall. Vassar defeated Brooklyn College in straight sets before falling to Rutgers-Newark in four sets. Captain Joe Pyne ’14 was honored before the match for his stellar career, and he responded with a game-high 14 kills in the victory over Brooklyn. Colin White-Dzuro ’15 had 25 assists. Vassar finished the year with a record of 10-21.

Vassar lost in straight sets on April 3 to New York University in a non-league match at Kenyon Hall, 25-17, 25-14, and 25-17. Trey Cimorelli ’17 had 10 digs. Pyne had eight kills, and Reno Kriz ’16 added six kills and five digs.

Women’s Rugby

Nathalie Freeman ’17 scored a pair of tries as the Vassar B squad defeated host Norwich University in the championship game on April 27 at the Norwich 7s in Northfield, Vt. Earlier in the tournament, Vassar defeated the University of Massachusetts, 22-5; Boston University, 27-0; and Norwich, 19-10. Freshman Laila Blumenthal-Rothchild had four tries in the three matches.

Vassar defeated Molloy College, tied SUNY Albany, and lost to Stony Brook University at the Tri-State Conference 7s Championships on April 19 on the Stony Brook campus. Margaret Kwateng ’14 had four tries in the three matches.

Kwateng had four tries and Freeman added two more as Vassar overwhelmed Fairfield University, 58-5, on April 13 at Vassar Farm. Mary Margaret McElduff ’16 had four conversions.

In a game marred by what Coach Tony Brown called “a slew of mistakes” by both sides, Vassar fell to Princeton University, 26-21, on April 5 at Vassar Farm. Kwateng had two tries, and Dallas Robinson ’14 added another.

Men’s Rugby

Vassar split eight matches on April 27 at the Norwich 7s tournament in Northfield, Vt. The Brewers’ A squad defeated Norwich University, 17-5, and the University of Vermont (UVM), 31-0, but dropped a pair of matches to Dartmouth College, 27-5 and 47-7. The B squad defeated Champlain College, 29-12 and 22-7, but lost to Norwich, 32-5, and UVM, 29-5. Eli Vargas ’15, Geoff Matthes ’15, Nicholas Graham ’15, and Zach Rippe ’16 were the A squad’s top performers. Seamus Taylor ’17 and Jake Sheehy ’15 led the B squad.

Vargas scored three tries and Nicholas Johnson ’17 added another as Vassar edged New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), 31-29, on April 13 at Vassar Farm. Coach Tony Brown noted NJIT pulled all of its starters from the game after taking a 29-16 lead.

Vassar split four games at the Tri-State Conference 7s Championships at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., on April 6. The Brewers defeated SUNY New Paltz, 33-0, then lost to Marist College, 31-12. They qualified for the elimination round of the tournament with a 17-5 victory over Siena College but fell to Seton Hall University, 10-5. Sheehy scored three tries during the tournament, and Graham had six conversions.

Taylor and Johnson each scored two tries to pace Vassar to a 40-12 victory over Union College on April 5 at Vassar Farm. Steven Juca ’15 and Karl Foley ’14 had the other tries for the Brewers.

Women’s Track

Ariel Bridges ’15

The 4x800 relay team of Taylor Quinn ’15, Maggie Sowa ’15, Sarah King ’15, and Ava Farrell ’16 finished first to lead the Brewers at the Yale University Springtime Invitational on April 27 in New Haven, Conn.

Distance runner Aubree Piepmeier ’14 and the 4x400 relay team turned in impressive performances on April 24 at the Penn Relays in Philadelphia. Piepmeier posted the seventh-fastest time in the 5,000-meter run among all NCAA Division III runners this season with a school-record 16:45.39. The performance all but ensures her a place in the NCAA Division III track championships in May. The relay team of Heather Ingraham ’15, Ariel Bridges ’15, Lucy Balcezak ’17, and Molly Crowell ’17 posted the 10th-fastest time of the season among all Division III teams—a 3:54.68.

Bridges was named Liberty League Performer of the Meet at the league championships on April 19 in Rochester, N.Y. Bridges won the 100- and 200-meter dashes and led the 4x400 relay team to victory. Other members of the relay squad were Ingraham, Crowell, and Balcezak. The team finished in 4:00.35, a Liberty League record. Ingraham also won the 400-meter run for the third season in a row, setting a league championship record with a time of 57.07. Piepmeier won the 1,500-meter run in 4:46.05, beating the rest of the field by more than six seconds.

Bridges, Ingraham, and the 4x400 relay squad all posted times good enough to qualify for the ECAC meet during the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Upstate Classic on April 12 in Troy, N.Y. Bridges qualified with a 25.97 in the 200-meter dash, and Ingraham had an ECAC qualifying time of 2:20 in the 800. Bridges, Ingraham, Balcezak, and Sowa posted a 4:00.83 in the 4x400 relay.

Ingraham finished third overall in the 200-meter dash with a time of 25.88 on April 5 at the Ramapo (N.J.) College Roadrunners Invitational. Ingraham also earned a spot in the finals of the 100-meter dash with a time of 12.71. King finished second overall in the 3,000-meter steeplechase with a time of 11:37.17, a school record. Balcezak posted a personal-best 2:22.96 in the 800-meter run, and Cassidy Carpenter ’15 won her heat in the 1,500 with a time of 5:05.22.

Piepmeier posted the second-fastest Division III time in the nation in the 5,000-meter run on April 4 at the Sam Howell Invitational meet at Princeton University. Piepmeier’s finish earned her a spot in the ECAC Regionals and put her in the running to compete at the NCAA National Championships. 

Men’s Track

Taylor Vann ’16 set a personal best and finished second overall in the javelin with a toss of 167 feet, 7 inches at the Yale University Springtime Invitational on April 27 in New Haven, Conn. Morrie Lam ’16 set a school record in the triple jump with a leap of 42 feet, 4 inches. The 4x800 relay team of Gabe Fishman ’17, Dylan Manning ’16, Eliot Gerson ’15, and Andrew Terenzi ’15 won the event.

Abe Gatling ’14 finished second in the 200- and 400-meter runs and anchored the 4x400 relay team, which finished third at the Liberty League Championships on April 19 in Rochester, N.Y. Other members of the relay team were Terenzi, Manning, and Fishman. Terenzi also finished second in the 800-meter run, and Alfredo Mazzuca ’17 was third in the 10,000-meter run.

Gatling, Lam, and Vann set school records on April 12 at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Upstate Classic in Troy, N.Y. Gatling finished the 200-meter dash in 22.50, while Lam posted a 6.6-meter distance in the long jump. Vann broke his own school record in the javelin four times during the meet. His best heave was 50.76 meters.

Mazzuca and Terenzi turned in impressive performances in the 1,500-meter run on April 5 at the Ramapo (N.J.) College Roadrunners Invitational. Mazzuca finished in 4:11.1, and Terenzi posted a 4:15.17. Lam broke the school record in the triple jump with a distance of 12.79 meters. Manning posted a personal-best 23.16 in the 200-meter dash.

Women’s Golf

Aimee Dubois ’16 was Vassar’s top performer as the Brewers finished fifth in a seven-team field at the Liberty League Championships on April 26 and 27 in Bernardston, Mass. Dubois shot an 80 in the second round after posting a 91 the day before. Paloma Jimenez ’14 shot an 83 and a 95.

Angela Mentel ’16 shot an even-par 74 to lead Vassar to a 10th-place finish in a 15-team field at the Jack Leaman Women’s Championships on April 19 in Amherst, Mass. Dubois had Vassar’s second best score—an 86.