Heather Ingraham ’15 set a new school record in the 200-meter dash at the Yale Springtime Invitational on Apr. 27 in New Haven, Conn. Ingraham’s time of 24.9 seconds broke the record of 25.46 set by Ariel Bridges ’15 last year. Ingraham now holds the school marks in the 100-, 200-, and 400-meter runs. Alex Gittens ’17, Nicole Woodworth ’15, and Harper Cleves ’15 all posted personal bests in the 800-meter run.
Ingraham was named the top performer at the Liberty League Track Championships on Apr. 18 in Troy, N.Y. Ingraham won the 400-meter run for the fourth year in a row. She also won the 200-meter dash and paced the 4x400-meter relay team to a first-place finish. Ingraham also anchored the 4x100-meter relay team to a second-place finish. Cassidy Carpenter ’15 was second in the 5,000-meter run and third in the 1,500, while Jemma Howlett ’17 finished third in the 10,000. Vassar finished fourth overall in the meet.
Ingraham posted the third-fastest time of the year among all Division III runners in winning the 800-meter run on Apr. 10 at the Silfen Track and Field Invitational in New London, Conn. Ingraham posted a time of 2:11.81. The following day, Ingraham anchored the 4x400-meter relay team, which finished second in the event. Other members of the team were Lucy Balcezak ’17, Maggie Sowa ’15, and Ellana Tyler ’18.
Vassar’s 4x100-meter relay team won its heat at the Ramapo College Roadrunner Invitational on Apr. 4 in Mahwah, N.J. The quartet of Saparja Nag ’17, Mollie Schear ’16, Nina Andersen ’15, and Ingraham posted a time of 50.90 seconds. Howlett posted a personal best in the 1,500-meter run with a 5:07.9.
Carpenter finished 31st in a field of 46, most of them Division I runners, in the 5,000-meter run at the Sam Howell Invitational on Apr. 3 at Princeton University.
Noah Trueblood ’18 ran a personal best to take second place overall in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Yale Springtime Invitational on Apr. 27 in New Haven, Conn. The 4x800-meter relay team qualified for the Eastern College Athletic Conference championships, winning the event with a time of 8:06.91.
Morrie Lam ’16 and Joel Johnson ’18 finished first and second, respectively, in the 100-meter dash, pacing Vassar to a fourth-place finish in the Liberty League Track Championships on Apr. 18 in Troy, N.Y. Lam also finished second in the triple jump. Taylor Vann ’16 won the 110-meter hurdles, while Andrew Terenzi ’15 outran the field in the 800-meter run.
Vann won the decathlon event on Apr. 10 and 11 at the Silfen Track and Field Invitational hosted by Connecticut College in New London, Conn. Vann capped the event with a personal best and a second-place finish in the 1,500-meter run. Vassar’s 4x400-meter relay team finished first overall with a time of 3:26.03. Members of the team were Dylan Manning ’16, Gabe Fishman ’17, Kyle Estrada ’18, and Terenzi.
The 4x100-meter relay team qualified for the Eastern College Athletic Conference championships by posting a time of 43.75 on Apr. 4 at the Ramapo College Roadrunner Invitational in Mahwah, N.J. The team of Manning, Johnson, Peter Winkeller ’16, and Lam missed the school record by .06 of a second.
Terenzi won his heat in the 800-meter run on Apr. 3 at the Sam Howell Invitational hosted by Princeton University. Michael Scarlett ’18 bested several Division I runners in the 5,000-meter run, posting a time of 15:29.24.
Vassar lost to Clarkson University, 15-11, in its final Liberty League game of the season on Apr. 25 on the Clarkson campus in Potsdam, N.Y. Noah Parson ’16 scored twice to move into a tie with James Wilson ’99 for all-time goals in a season with 33. Sam Houston-Read ’17 had three goals and two assists, and Chris Billups ’17 scored twice and added two assists.
Union College, ranked 11th in the country, scored the first nine goals of the game and defeated Vassar, 12-5, on Apr. 18 on the Vassar campus. Parson and Sean Brazier ’15 each scored twice for the Brewers.
Brazier and Liam Moriarty ’16 each scored two goals and assisted on two others, but Vassar fell to Williams College, 17-11, on Apr. 15 at Gordon Field.
Rochester Institute of Technology remained undefeated with a 22-7 victory over Vassar on Apr. 11 in Rochester, N.Y. Scott Brekne ’15 scored three goals, Moriarty had two, and Houston-Read added a goal and two assists.
Houston-Read and Billups each scored three goals to lead Vassar to a 15-6 victory over Drew University on Apr. 7 on the Drew campus in Madison, N.J.
Brekne had three goals and an assist, but Vassar lost to St. Lawrence University, 20-9, on Apr. 4 on the Vassar campus. Parson had two goals and an assist.
Parson scored five goals to lead the Brewers to a 17-8 victory over Liberty League rival Bard College on Apr. 1 in Kingston, N.Y. Brazier added a goal and three assists.
Vassar clinched third place in the Liberty League with a 14-8 victory over Clarkson University on Apr. 25. Storm Sideleau ’18 and Isabelle Goldstein ’16 combined for nine goals in the win. The Brewers finished the regular season with a record of 10-5, including 6-3 in the Liberty League.
Goldstein broke Vassar’s single-season and career marks for assists during the Brewers’ 11-5 victory over St. Lawrence University on Apr. 24. Goldstein had three goals and her three assists gave her 31 for the season and 79 for her career.
Goldstein scored two goals and assisted on five others to lead Vassar to a 17-8 victory over Mount Saint Mary College on Apr. 21. Sideleau had four goals, and Sydney Spadinger ’17 added three.
Olivia O’Loughlin ’18 scored three goals to lead Vassar to a 12-3 victory over Liberty League rival Bard College on Apr. 18 at the Weinberg Turf Field. Amelia Rivoir ’18 added two goals and an assist.
Goldstein scored four goals and assisted on four others as Vassar defeated SUNY New Paltz, 12-8, on Apr. 14 on the New Paltz campus. Kim Mulvehill ’16 scored three times, all in the first half.
Sideleau scored four goals, but Vassar lost to the University of Rochester, 10-6, on Apr. 11 in Rochester, N.Y. Goldstein and Hannah Cho ’18 also scored for the Brewers.
Sideleau scored the winning goal with one second left in the game, propelling Vassar to a 9-8 win over Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) on Apr. 10 on the RIT campus. Vassar had trailed by four goals earlier in the game. Mulvehill and Brittany Botticelli ’17 each scored twice.
Julia Trudell ’17 scored two goals, and Botticelli added a goal and an assist, but Vassar lost to Skidmore College, 11-6, on Apr. 4 on the Skidmore campus in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
Vassar handed Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute its first Liberty League loss in two years on Apr. 3, defeating the Engineers, 11-8, in overtime on the losers’ field. Sideleau scored the deciding goal in the overtime session and had a goal and an assist earlier in the game.
The Brewers (18-13) finished the season with a three-set loss to third-seeded Nazareth College on Apr. 10 in the United Volleyball Conference playoffs in Hoboken, N.J. Jorge Rivera ’18 had 10 kills, and Trey Cimorelli ’17 posted 10 digs. Zechariah Lee ’18 finished with 25 assists, nine digs, and three blocks.
Vassar celebrated Senior Day with straight-set victories over The Sage Colleges and York College on Apr. 4 at the Athletics and Fitness Center. Rivera led the Brewers with 13 kills in the victory over Sage. Rivera and Matthew Knigge ’18 each had six kills in the win over York. Artie Blissert ’15 celebrated his final regular season match with six service aces in the clinching set against York.
Vassar finished conference play with a straight-set victory over Bard College on Apr. 1 at Kenyon Hall. Christian Lizana ’17 sparked the Brewers with five kills during a 15-4 run in the opening set. Rivera led the team in kills for the match with nine. Colin White-Dzuro ’15 had eight digs, and Lee added 17 assists.
Bobby Kinne ’18 had four hits and knocked in three runs as Vassar defeated Manhattanville College, 6-5, on Apr. 29 on the Manhattanville campus in Purchase, N.Y. Manhattanville scored five runs in the first inning, but the Brewers chipped away at the lead, tying the game in the eighth inning on Kinne’s single and winning in the ninth when Cory Wuenschell ’16 scored on an error.
Vassar dropped both ends of a doubleheader at Bard College on Apr. 26, each by scores of 6-5. Brooks English ’16 had two RBIs in the first game. Denis Shanagher ’17 had four hits, including a triple, in the second game.
Vassar defeated Bard College in both games of a doubleheader on Apr. 25 at Prentiss Field. The Brewers won the first game, 13-3, and took the nightcap, 10-4. Wuenschell went 4-for-4 in the first game and scored four runs. Kyle Casey ’15 had two singles and a double. Casey also had three hits in the second game, while English had a triple and an RBI single.
Vassar snapped the University of Rochester’s 17-game winning streak with a 5-2 victory in the second game of a doubleheader on Apr. 19 at Prentiss Field. Rochester won the first game, 1-0. Nick Johnson ’16 keyed the victory with a two-run double in the first inning. Derek DeMild ’18 got the win, holding Rochester to two unearned runs in four innings. Robert Winkelmann ’17 earned his first save of the year, tossing three scoreless innings.
The University of Rochester scored a pair of victories over Vassar on Apr. 18 at Prentiss Field. The Brewers dropped the first game, 6-0, and lost the second, 4-3. Johnson had a single, a double, and an RBI in the nightcap.
Kinne knocked in the go-ahead run in the fifth inning as Vassar defeated Skidmore College, 8-6, in the first game of a doubleheader on Apr. 15 on the Skidmore campus in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Adam Erkis ’16 was the winning pitcher. Johnson and Dakota Sagnelli ’16 each homered. The Brewers dropped the second game, 8-5. Kinne led the offense with two singles, a double, and four RBIs.
The Brewers dropped a doubleheader to Rochester Institute of Technology by scores of 11-2 and 15-1 on Apr. 12 in Rochester, N.Y. Johnson had an RBI single in the first game. Wuenschell knocked in a run with a double in the nightcap.
Vassar scored three runs in the top of the ninth and held on for a 6-5 victory in the second game of a doubleheader on Apr. 11 at Rochester Institute of Technology. Eric Strickland ’18 tied the game with a two-run triple, and English knocked in the winning run with a single. Vassar lost the first game of the doubleheader, 4-2.
Matt Hernandez ’18 delivered a walk-off single with one out in the bottom of the eighth inning to propel Vassar to a 4-3 victory over Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) on Apr. 5 on the Columbia University campus in New York City. RPI defeated Vassar, 8-1, in the second game of the doubleheader. Jonathan Hong ’16 pitched seven strong innings in the first game, giving up only two earned runs. Connor Cucalon ’16 pitched a scoreless eighth inning for the win.
Vassar pitchers surrendered 30 hits as Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) won both ends of a doubleheader, 8-2 and 18-0, on Apr. 3 on the RPI campus in Troy, N.Y. Wuenschell had an RBI double in the first game. Strickland had two hits in the nightcap.
All-Americans Ava Sadeghi ’15 and Samantha Schapiro ’15 were honored for their four years of excellence following an 8-1 victory over St. Lawrence University on Apr. 26 at the Joss Tennis Courts. Sadeghi and Schapiro won their doubles match, 8-3, and each posted a singles win.
Vassar clinched a berth in the Liberty League playoffs with a 9-0 win over Rochester Institute of Technology on Apr. 19 at the Joss Tennis Courts. Emily Hallewell ’17 and Shayna Becker ’17 each posted wins in doubles and singles.
The doubles team of Kate Christensen ’18 and Morgan Fitzgerald ’18 posted Vassar’s lone win in an 8-1 loss to Massachusetts Institute of Technology on Apr. 18 in Cambridge, Mass.
Vassar swept all four of its matches on Apr. 11 and 12 to win the Seven Sisters Championship at Mount Holyoke College in Northampton, Mass. The Brewers clinched the championship with a 4-1 victory over Wellesley College. Christensen and Sadeghi won their singles matches, and Becker and Schapiro won a three-set doubles match. Fitzgerald and Hanna McGuire ’17 dropped just one game in their doubles win. The Brewers defeated Bryn Mawr College, Smith College, and Mount Holyoke, all by 5-0 scores.
Vassar swept its doubles matches and won five of six singles matches, defeating William Smith College, 8-1, on Apr. 4 in a Liberty League contest in Geneva, N.Y. Sadeghi, Schapiro, Christensen, Fitzgerald, and Winnie Yeates ’16 each posted wins in both doubles and singles.
The Brewers breezed to a 9-0 victory over Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute on Apr. 3 on the Vassar campus. Becker lost only two games in her straight-set singles win. Sadeghi lost only three.
Nick Litsky ’17 and Dan Cooper ’16 each posted victories in singles and doubles as Vassar defeated Liberty League rival Hobart College, 6-3, on Apr. 26 in Geneva, N.Y.
Vassar won all three doubles matches and five of six singles matches in an 8-1 victory over St. Lawrence University on Apr. 25 at the Joss Tennis Courts. Evan Udine ’16 rallied from a 6-0 loss in his opening set to win the match, 0-6, 6-1, 6-3.
Vassar posted an easy victory over Liberty League rival Rochester Institute of Technology, winning 9-0, on Apr. 19 at the Joss Tennis Courts.
Litsky and Cooper each won their singles matches and teamed up for a doubles win, but Vassar lost to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 5-4, on Apr. 18 at the Joss Tennis Courts.
Litsky picked up Vassar’s lone victory in an 8-1 loss to New York University on Apr. 11 in the Bronx. Litsky won in straight sets, 6-2, 6-3.
Co-captains Aimee Dubois ’16 and Angela Mentel ’16 earned second team All-Liberty League honors at the league championships on Apr. 26 and 27 hosted by William Smith College in Geneva, N.Y. Vassar finished third in the seven-team field.
Caitlin Bell ’15 fired a season-best 83 as Vassar finished seventh in a 10-team field at the Jack Leaman Women’s Championships on Apr. 18, hosted by Amherst College. Kristin Diep ’18 shot an 84.
Vassar finished eighth in a 12-team field on Apr. 12 at the Vassar Invitational at Casperkill Golf Club in Poughkeepsie. Dubois was the Brewers’ top performer, finishing eighth in the field of 66 golfers with a score of 159. Diep fired a 172, good for 28th place.
Ten Vassar players scored at least one try as the Brewers overpowered Drew University, 105-17, on Apr. 25 at Vassar Farm. Nick Olkovsky ’18 and Zach Rippe ’18 each scored three times.
Vassar overcame an early 10-point deficit to defeat Hofstra University, 38-22, on Apr. 18 at Vassar Farm. Alex Voynow ’15 scored three tries and Nick Graham ’15 added a try and four conversions to pace the Brewers to victory.
Vassar won the Tri-State Conference 7s Championship with six victories on Apr. 12 in Poughkeepsie. The Brewers defeated Manhattanville College, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Siena College, Sacred Heart University, and Seton Hall University to advance to the finals, then beat SUNY New Paltz, 24-10, for the championship. Joe Simon ’18 had 12 tries, and Erik Quinson ’15 added 10 to pace the offense. Graham kicked 17 conversions.
George Sheppard ’18 scored twice and Quinson, Jesse Myhill ’15, and Voynow each added a try as Vassar defeated SUNY New Paltz, 25-5, on Apr. 4 at Vassar Farm. Graham kicked two conversions.
Vassar defeated the University at Albany, 22-10, and overwhelmed Bard College and SUNY New Paltz by a combined score of 143-0 to win the New Paltz Ruckfest on Apr. 26 in New Paltz, N.Y. Darienne Jones ’16 scored twice in the win over Albany. Kristina Catomeris ’18 had two tries in a 69-0 win over Bard and Cierra Thomas ’16 and Nathalie Freeman ’17 each had two tries in a 74-0 victory over New Paltz.
Jones scored three tries and Mary Margaret McElduff ’17 added four conversions as Vassar rolled over SUNY Cortland, 63-17, on Apr. 19 at Vassar Farm.
The Brewers defeated Siena College and Fordham University but lost to Stony Brook University and Rutgers University in the Tri-State Conference 7s Championship on Apr. 11 at Stony Brook. Taylor Nunley ’16 had two tries in a 29-0 shutout over Fordham. Freeman, Thomas, Meghan Slattery ’18, and Abigail Alexander ’18 all scored in the 24-5 win over Siena.
Vassar opened its spring season with a pair of victories on Apr. 4 at Vassar Farm. The Brewers overwhelmed SUNY New Paltz, 68-0, then defeated SUNY Oneonta, 32-24. Alexander and Elizabeth Berridge ’15 each had two tries in the win over New Paltz. Berridge and Jones each scored twice in the victory over Oneonta. The Brewers overcame a 17-5 halftime deficit.
--Photos courtesy of the Vassar Athletics Department.