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Sports Roundup - September 2018

Men’s Soccer

Henrik Olsson ’19

Will Marment ’20 registered his fourth shutout of the season as Vassar (7–2–0, 3–0–0 Liberty League) edged out Union College, 1–0, Sept. 29 at Gordon Field. Jonathan Bow ’21 scored the only goal of the game early in the second half.

Henrik Olsson ’19 and Mattie Mrlik ’20 each scored their second goals of the season, and Vassar defeated Bard College, 4–0, Sept. 26 on the Bard campus in Annandale-on-Hudson, NY. Olsson opened the scoring on an assist from Tyler Gilmore ’19 in the 37th minute. Bow scored on a cross from Mrlik late in the first half, and Mrlik one-timed a pass from Gilmore 13 minutes into the second half. Garrett Lusk ’22 capped the scoring 20 minutes later.

The Brewers opened their Liberty League season with a 1–0 win over Rochester Institute of Technology Sept. 22 on Gordon Field. Alec Yearney ’21 scored on a cross from Mrlik late in the first half.

Vassar outshot SUNY Oneonta, 15–14, but failed to score, losing 2–0 on Sept. 15 on the campus at Oneonta, NY.

Olsson scored on a rebound following a corner kick as Vassar defeated SUNY New Paltz, 1–0, Sept. 12 at Gordon Field. Marment preserved the win with a spectacular save 18 minutes into the second half.

Stevens Institute of Technology, ranked 15th in the country, scored three second-half goals and defeated Vassar, 3–1, on the Stevens campus in Hoboken, NJ. Nathaniel Kim ’20 gave Vassar the lead on a free kick in the 58th minute, but Stevens answered with three goals in an 11-minute span.

Quinn Tunnell ’22 scored the only goal of the game late in the first half, propelling Vassar to a 1–0 win over Mahattanville College Sept. 5 at Gordon Field.

Kevin Baliat ’20 scored a pair of goals in Vassar’s 4–0 victory over Mount Saint Mary College Sept. 2 on the Mount Saint Mary campus in Newburgh, NY. Tunnell and Gilmore also tallied for the Brewers.

Vassar opened the season with a 1–0 win over Western Connecticut State University Aug. 31 on the Western Connecticut campus in Danbury, CT. Mrlik scored an unassisted goal just nine seconds before halftime.

Women’s Soccer

Dahlia Chroscinski ’19

Vassar (5–3–1, 1–1–0 Liberty League) outshot Union College, 23–9, but lost, 1–0, Sept. 29 in Schenectady, NY.

Skylar Herrera-Ross ’21 broke a scoreless tie in the 19th minute, and Vassar went on to defeat 15th-ranked Rochester Institute of Technology, 2–0, Sept. 22 on the RIT campus. Keeper Fiona Walsh ’21 made four saves to preserve the shutout.

Emma Tanner ’22 scored a late goal, enabling Vassar to salvage a 1–1 tie with Montclair (NJ) State University Sept. 19 on Gordon Field. Rebecca Andrews ’19 nearly won the game in overtime, but her header hit the crossbar.

Tanner and Ashley Ferry ’21 scored goals in the first half, and Vassar made them stand up in a 2–0 win over SUNY Oneonta Sept. 15 on Gordon Field. Gabi Tulk ’22 and Sara Seper ’19 were credited with assists.

Tanner and Dahlia Chroscinski ’19 scored in a five-minute span in the second half, propelling Vassar to a 2–1 win over Western Connecticut State University Sept. 13 on the Western Connecticut campus in Danbury, CT.

Chroscinski scored the game winner on a header in the 67th minute, and Vassar defeated Stevens Institute of Technology, 2–1, Sept. 9 on the Stevens campus in Hoboken, NJ. Tanner also scored for Vassar.

A Vassar comeback fell short, as the Brewers were defeated by 21st-ranked Swarthmore College, 2–1, Sept. 7 in Hoboken, NJ. Swarthmore scored in the 29th and 56th minutes. Tanner cut the lead in half on an assist from Ferry midway through the second half, but the Brewers could not score the equalizer.

Vassar lost to New York University, 5–1, Sept. 2 at Gaelic Park in New York City. Andrews scored for Vassar.

The Brewers opened the season with a 2–0 win over SUNY New Paltz Aug. 31 on Gordon Field. Ferry opened the scoring 11 minutes into the game on an assist from Gabi Tulk ’22. Ferry scored again 12 minutes later on a pass from Brenna McMannon ’21.

Women’s Field Hockey

Megan Caveny ’19

The Brewers (9–1, 3–0 Liberty League) extended their unbeaten streak to seven games with a 3–1 win over Skidmore College Sept. 29 on Weinberg Turf Field. Rylie Pope ’20, Sam Plante ’20, and Megan Caveny ’19 scored for Vassar.

Pope scored a pair of goals, and six other Brewers also scored in Vassar’s 8–1 win over Hartwick College Sept. 26 on Weinberg Turf Field. Alyssa More ’19 had two assists.

Vassar defeated Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 4–0, Sept. 22 on the RPI campus in Troy, NY. Sophie McGrath ’22 opened the scoring in the 35th minute on an assist from Cristina Lopez ’20, and the Brewers added three more goals in the second half.

Emily Poehlein ’19 scored the only goal of the game as Vassar upset ninth-ranked Montclair (NJ) State University, 1–0, Sept. 19 at Weinberg Turf Field. Caveny was credited with the assist.

Poehlein and Caveny each scored a pair of goals in Vassar’s 5–0 victory over Ramapo College Sept. 15 in Ramapo, NJ.

Poehlein scored both goals in Vassar’s 2–0 victory over Western Connecticut State University Sept. 12 in Danbury, CT.

Vassar split a pair of matches on the campus of Christopher Newport College in Newport News, VA. The Brewers fell to the host school, 2–1, on Sept. 7 and blanked Washington and Lee University, 4–0, on Sept. 8. Caveny scored a goal and assisted on two others in the win over Washington and Lee. More and Lopez each had a goal and an assist. Molly Youse ’19 scored Vassar’s only goal in the loss to Christopher Newport.

Vassar won the Betty Richey Tournament at Weinberg Turf Field, defeating Manhattanville, 10–0, on Aug. 31 and posting a 4–1 victory over SUNY Geneseo in the finals on Sept. 1. Alyssa More ’19 and Caveny each scored twice in the win over Manhattanville. More added two more goals in the championship game and was named Liberty League Offensive Player of the Week.

Women’s Volleyball

Jane McLoed ’20

Vassar (9–6, 1–1 Liberty League) avenged an early-season loss to Kean (NJ) University, winning in straight sets Sept. 28 at Kenyon Hall. Devan Gallagher ’19 registered eight kills and eight digs, and Annie MacMillan ’19 had 33 assists.

Stevens Institute of Technology defeated Vassar in four sets Sept. 26 at Kenyon Hall. Jane McLoed ’20 led the Brewers with 19 kills. Sara Ehnstrom ’22 had 13 kills, one block, and a service ace.

Vassar rallied from a set down to defeat Union College, 3–1, Sept. 22 on the Union campus in Schenectady, NY. McLoed paced the Brewers with 19 kills. Gallagher had 18 kills and 15 digs.

The Brewers dropped their opening Liberty League match of the season to Skidmore, 3–1, Sept. 21 at Kenyon Hall. Gallagher had 14 kills, and MacMillan had 36 assists. Anna Zucchero ’21 had 29 digs.

Vassar swept Stockton University and edged out Hunter College in five sets Sept. 15 at the Hunter Sportsplex in New York City. Gallagher and McLoed sparked Vassar’s comeback win over Hunter after the Brewers had lost the first two sets. MacMillan had 59 assists and nine digs. McLoed had 18 kills in the win against Stockton.

In a match that featured 30 ties and 19 lead changes, Vassar defeated Williams College in straight sets Sept. 12 in Williamstown, MA. The Brewers won by scores of 26–24, 26–24, and 25–22. McLoed finished with 12 kills and 10 digs. MacMillan had 33 assists.

The Brewers defeated SUNY Oswego and the University of New England but lost to SUNY Fredonia and the University of Scranton at the Vassar Invitational Sept. 7 and 8 at the Athletics and Fitness Center.

Vassar split four matches at the Kean Invitational Sept. 1 and 2 at Kean University in Union, NJ. The Brewers defeated Rivier University in straight sets but lost to the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire on Sept. 1. Vassar defeated Western New England, 3–0, before losing to Kean, 3–1, on Sept. 2.

Men’s Cross Country

Peter Ferretter ’21

Peter Ferretter ’21 led Vassar to a sixth-place finish in a 14-team field Sept. 29 at the Saratoga (NY) Invitational. Ferretter was 21st overall with a time of 26:19.7 in the 8K race. Jack Casalino ’22 finished in 26:23.4.

Vassar finished fourth in a 23-team field Sept. 15 at the Bill Fritz/Charlie Way Invitational at Rowan University in Glassboro, NJ. Ferretter led all Vassar runners with a fourth-place finish. Luke Arsenault ’19 was fifth, and Casalino was 23rd.

Vassar runners captured the top three spots, and the Brewers defeated five other squads at the Ron Stonitsch Invitational Sept. 8 at Vassar Farm. Ferretter, Casalino, and Arsenault paced the Brewers.

Vassar runners swept the first seven places at the Vassar College Season Starter Aug. 31 on the Vassar campus. Casalino won the 4,000-meter race with a time of 12:46.6, just ahead of Arsenault (12:53.6) and Will Dwyer ’20 (12:54.5).

Women’s Cross Country

Hannah Martin ’21

Christina Prater-Lee ’19 and Hannah Martin ’21 finished 13th and 14th, respectively, leading Vassar to a fourth-place finish in a 16-team field at the Saratoga (NY) Invitational Sept. 29.

Martin and Elise Matera ’19 finished in the top five, leading Vassar to a first-place finish in a field of 17 teams at the Bill Fritz/Charlie Way Invitational Sept. 15 at Rowan University.

Six Vassar runners finished in the top 10 at the Ron Stonitsch Invitational Sept. 8 at Vassar Farm. Prater-Lee led the group with a fourth-place finish, completing the 5K course in 19:24.

Prater-Lee led Vassar to victory in the Vassar Season Starter Aug. 31 on the Vassar campus. Prater-Lee posted a time of 11:12.2 in the 3,000-meter race. Matera was second.

Women’s Golf

Andrea Han ’21

Andrea Han ’21 led Vassar to a sixth-place finish in a field of 15 teams Sept. 29 and 30 at the Williams Invitational in Williamstown, MA. Han shot an 80–78–158 to finish tied for 12th overall. Shihan Zhou ’22 was 25th with a 165.

Han posted a 155 for 36 holes to lead Vassar to a seventh-place finish at the Mount Holyoke Invitational Sept. 21 and 22 in South Hadley, MA.

Zhou shot a career-best 77–80–157 in the 36-hole Ann S. Batchelder Invitational Sept. 15 and 16 at Wellesley (MA) College. Zhou finished sixth overall. Han was 10th with an 80–79–159.

Vassar finished seventh in the St. Lawrence Invitational Sept. 8 and 9 in Canton, NY. Margaret Liu ’22 led Vassar with score of 81 and 79 in the two-day event.

Women’s Tennis

Tara Edwards ’21

Vassar (2–0, 2–0 Liberty League) notched its second shutout win in a row Sept. 28, defeating Union College, 9–0, on the Union campus in Schenectady, NY. Frances Cornwall ’22 won her No. 1 singles match and teamed with Tara Edwards ’21 to post an 8–5 win in doubles. Melina Stavropoulos ’22 and Ashley Fair ’21 opened the match with an 8–2 doubles win.

Vassar blanked Bard, 9–0, Sept. 28 on Joss Courts. Stavropoulos won her singles and doubles matches without dropping a game.

Cornwall and Edwards lost a tight match in the doubles finals of the International Tennis Association (ITA) Northeast Regional Championships Sept. 24 in Geneva, NY. The duo won the first set, 6–3, but lost the next two, 6–1 and 7–5. Cornwall was eliminated in the quarterfinals of the singles competition.

Morgane Flournoy ’20 went undefeated in singles in the Vassar Scramble Sept. 15 and 16 on Joss Courts. Vassar finished with a 7–2 record in doubles and 15–7 in singles.

Men’s Tennis

David Gandham ’21

Allen Sokolov ’21 and Jeremy Au ’21 reached the quarterfinals at the Intercollegiate Northeast Regional Championships Sept. 28 and 29 in Geneva, NY.

Vassar opened the season with wins over the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, 5–4, and Bard College, 9–0, Sept. 22 on Joss Courts. Jamie Anderson ’20 saved three set points before winning the clinching match against the Coast Guard Academy, 7–6, 5–7, 7–6. Anderson and David Gandham ’21 picked up Vassar’s only win in doubles. The Brewers won two doubles matches against Bard by 8–0 scores and four singles players posted 6–0, 6–0 wins.

Men’s Rugby

Rob Eder ’19

Evan Roberts ’20 scored three tries, and Rob Eder ’19 and James Christensen ’21 each added two as Vassar rolled past Union College, 59–0, Sept. 23 at Vassar Farm.

Vassar defeated Monroe College, 29–15, Sept. 16 on the Monroe campus in New Rochelle, NY. Eder scored a pair of tries, and Stephen Kpundeh ’19 kicked two conversions.

Women’s Rugby

Jenny To ’19

The Brewers defeated crosstown rival Marist College, 57–14, Sept. 29 at Vassar Farm. Oshana Reich ’20, Jenny To ’19, and Meg Martin ’21 each scored a pair of tries. Aislinn Vinces-Dimas ’22 kicked six conversions.

Reich scored four tries, and Molly Lynch ’21 had three in Vassar’s 71–5 victory over Siena College Sept. 23 at Vassar Farm.

Reich scored two tries, and Makena Emery ’20 kicked three conversions in Vassar’s 37–0 victory over Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Sept. 16 on the RPI campus in Troy, NY.

Lynch scored four tries, and To and Catherine Gladstone ’20 each added three in Vassar’s 117–0 win over SUNY New Paltz Sept. 9 at Vassar Farm.

Posted by Office of Communications Wednesday, October 3, 2018