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Eastern College Athletes of the Week
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Samantha Lawson (Council Rock South) earned her first career solo shutout for Campbell in a 1-0 win over Longwood on Wednesday. The Camels improved to 6-10 with the win; Lawson made six saves on the night to raise her season total to 27.
Virginia Tech dominated Pitt in a 4-0 shutout Sunday. Senior Taylor Antolino (Villa Joseph Marie) had an assist for the Hokies on the opening goal.
Megan Kelley (North Penn) scored her fourth goal of the season as Millersville gained a 2-1 win over Lock Haven on Saturday.
Elizabethtown pounded Hood on Saturday, 7-0. Kaceyanne Cerankowski (Neshaminy) had two goals and an assist for the Blue Jays.
In George Washington's 1-0 win over La Salle, senior goalkeeper Nicole Ulrick (Council Rock South) made seven saves in the fourth shutout of the year for the Colonials. In Sunday's scoreless double-overtime tie with Duquesne, Ulrick made another seven saves for the team's fifth shutout.
Georgetown senior forward Steve Neumann (Council Rock North) was named Monday to the Big East Weekly Honor Roll and the CollegeSoccerNews.com National Team of the Week. Neumann scored twice and had an assist in a win over Butler.
Penn State Abington rallied for a 2-2 tie against Keuka on Sunday. Freshman Victor Molina (Bensalem) assisted on Alex Martins' goal. Martins had a shot blocked that Marco Paparo (Abington) chipped in for his 10th goal of the season.
Two runners from Penn State Abington were honored by the North Eastern Athletic Conference this week as the Student-Athlete of the Week. Alexander Kane (Central Bucks East), a sophomore, finished first at the Albright College Invitational. He set a record of 30 minutes, 29 seconds on the 5.5-mile course en route to his fifth championship of the season.
Freshman Valerie Santangelo (St. Basil Academy/Abington) won her third straight event and fifth of the season at Albright, also setting a course record at Albright (21:45 on the 3.5-mile circuit).
Gwynedd Mercy came back for a 4-3 overtime win Tuesday against Neumann. Maria Karidas (Council Rock South) scored all three of the Griffins' goals in regulation.
Yale battled to a 4-3 overtime win against Maine on Sunday. Junior forward Jessie Accurso (Central Bucks South) assisted on a goal.
Shippensburg posted a 55-30 win over Kutztown on Saturday to improve to 4-0 in the PSAC East (5-2 overall). Senior defensive end Jake Metz (Souderton) contributed on two sacks to give him 53 tackles for loss in his career, a school record. Mike Schmidt (Harry S. Truman) had a 15-yard kickoff return.
West Chester downed Lock Haven on Saturday, 34-13. Quarterback Sean McCartney (Archbishop Wood) went 15-for-20 for 251 yards, a touchdown and two interceptions. Shawn Leo (Souderton) kicked a 41-yard field goal, his longest of the season. He also had a 29-yard field goal in the game.
Syracuse defensive tackle John Raymon (Council Rock North) suffered an injury to his right knee in the game against Syracuse and is expected to miss the rest of the season. Raymon will have surgery on the knee. He had seven tackles (six solo, 1.5 sacks) and a blocked kick in seven games.
Millersville defeated Cheyney on Saturday, 30-12. Mike Reichenbach (Calvary Christian Academy/Jamison) scored his first touchdown of the season on a 20 yard reception.
Lars Kristiansen (New Hope-Solebury) won at No. 4 singles (6-4, 7-5) for West Chester in a 7-2 loss to Walsh (Ohio) on Oct. 18.
Nicole Benedetti (Conwell-Egan) scored four tries, her career-best, for West Chester in a 25-22 win over James Madison on Sunday.
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