The College Report: Chatham Swimmers Good for Two Wins Apiece
Thursday, January 10, 2013 • 10:24pm
Anne Trojanowski (Chatham, Soph.) of Union College was victorious in two events in last Saturday's swimming tri-meet with Hartwick and Springfield in New Paltz, N.Y. She was first to touch the wall in the 1,000-yard freestyle (with a time of 10:50.38) and the 200-yard butterfly (2:15.38). The Chatham High grad also got second place in the freestyle at 500 yards (her 5:19.96 against the winner's 5:14.97). Union was outscored by Hartwick, 125-105, and by Springfield, 141-87.
Princeton's Michael Strand (Chatham, Soph.) won two events on Saturday to help the Tigers defeat Navy, 182-115, in Princeton. Strand, also a Chatham High product, was victorious in both the backstroke and the butterfly at 100 yards. His winning times were 49.50 and 50.45, respectively.
Loring Bowen (Summit, Fr.) won three individual events to propel Connecticut College to a 145-60 win over Grinnell in Naples, Fla. on Tuesday. He won the 200-yard freestyle (with a winning time of 1:46.53), the 100-yard butterfly (53.35) and the 500-yard freestyle (4:49.81).
Montclair State's Christine Werner (Livingston, Soph.) won the 500-yard freestyle in a dual meet with FDU-Florham on Saturday. Her winning time was 5:36.22. The Red Hawks defeated the Devils, 106-65.
Middlebury's Mike Oster (Westfield, Jr.) took third place in two events in a dual meet last Saturday with Colby, which was won by Middlebury, 224-69. Oster swam in both the 50-yard freestyle (his 23.28 against a winning 22.07) and the 200-yard individual medley (his 2:09.07 against a winning 2:05.35). On Sunday, the Panthers defeated Colby, 176-122. He improved his time in the 50 freestyle slightly (to 23.03), but still had to settle for third place, with the winner finishing in 22.01.
Heavyweight Mike Boardman (Madison, Soph.) of Delaware Valley won each of the three bouts he was slotted in at Saturday's North/South Duals in Collegeville, Pa. In a match against Rhode Island College, won by Delaware Valley, 33-9, Boardman finished off Richard Broderick 49 seconds into the match. He then clinched a 21-19 victory for the Aggies over Wesleyan with a 4-3 decision over Austin Frank. Delaware Valley was behind, 15-13, in their match with Ursinus, when Boardman took to the mat. He produced a 6-1 victory over Robert Scaramazza that lifted the Aggies to a 16-15 team victory.
Christian Mazzocchi (Madison, Jr.) of King's College split a pair of matches at 149 pounds on Saturday. He was a 9-2 winner over Dustin Jones of SUNY Oswego in a match won by King's, 26-13. The Monarchs also defeated Rochester Institute of Technology, 22-21, although Mazzocchi came up on the short end of a 4-2 decision to Brad Mayville.
Columbia's Alex Rosenberg (Short Hills, Soph.) was back in the starting lineup for Tuesday's 78-69 loss to Holy Cross in Worcester, Mass. The 6-7 forward out of Millburn High amassed 15 points, finding the target on six of nine shots from the floor and three of six from the foul line. He also had five rebounds as the Lions slipped to 8-6.
Andy Charles (West Orange, Jr.) carried the offensive load for Centenary in Monday's 68-62 road loss to Gwynedd-Mercy. He scored 21 points, connecting on eight of 11 field goal attempts, including his lone three-point try, and all four of his free throws. He was slightly less prolific on Wednesday, when the Cyclones defeated Baptist Bible, 69-67, in Clarks Summit, Pa. He tallied 15 points, making six of 13 field goal attempts, including one of five from downtown, and both of his foul shots. His six rebounds were a team high and his three steals were co-high for the Cyclones (6-8).
Jordan Healey (Summit, Sr.) came pretty close to a double-double in Ithaca's 89-71 road victory over Utica on Tuesday. He scored nine points on 4-for-7 shooting from the field (1-for-2 from long range) and took down eight caroms. He also got credit for six assists and three steals. The Bombers are currently 8-3 overall and 4-0 in the Empire 8.
Austin Little (Maplewood, Soph.) pumped 20 points through the net in a losing effort as Oberlin fell, 79-75, to Allegheny in Meadville, Pa. on Wednesday. The 5-10 guard out of Columbia High threw down eight of 15 field goal attempts, including four of six from the high risk/high reward zone. The Yeomen dropped to 4-9.
Patrick Dougher (Scotch Plains, Soph.) put 18 points on the scoreboard for Lycoming in Wednesday's 90-86 loss to Lebanon Valley in Williamsport, Pa. The 6-1 guard out of Scotch Plains-Fanwood High shot just 4-for-13 from the field, but was 3-for-8 from outside the three-point arc, and 7-for-7 from the foul line. He also posted three steals in just 18 minutes off the bench for the Warriors (11-3).
Russ Thompson (West Orange, Sr.) and Patrick Sabatino (Westfield, Soph.) both scored 13 points for Stevens Tech in Monday's 75-70 win over Kean in Union. Thompson shot 4-for-11 from the floor, including 3-for-9 from three-point territory, and 2-for-2 from the foul line, while Sabatino shot 5-for-8 from the floor and 3-for-4 from the line. Thompson assisted on three buckets and Sabatino came down with six rebounds to go with two rejections. The Ducks improved to 9-1.
Kevin Ferguson (Berkeley Heights, Fr.) had a team-high seven rebounds for Army in a 75-58 loss to Dartmouth in Hanover, N.H. on Tuesday. The 6-10 center out of Gov. Livingston High chipped in four points on 2-for-4 shooting from the floor and blocked three shots in only 15 minutes of action. Army dropped to 7-8.
Drew Marley (Maplewood, Soph.) scored 12 points to help New Jersey City defeat Rutgers-Camden, 58-48, in Camden on Wednesday. The 6-4 guard out of Columbia High made six of 13 shots from the floor as the Gothic Knights improved to 5-9 overall and 1-7 in the New Jersey Athletic Conference.
Abigail Martin (Maplewood, Sr.) came up with a double-double – 14 points and 14 rebounds – to help Monmouth defeat Wagner, 81-64, in Staten Island, N.Y. on Monday. She hit on five of 13 field goal attempts and four of seven free throws. The Hawks are now 4-9 overall and 1-1 in Northeast Conference action.
Lindsay Atchison (Green Village, Sr.) of King's College found herself at the foul line at critical junctures late in Wednesday's home game with DeSales, and she put seven of nine free throws through the hoop as the Lady Monarchs won, 64-61. Atchison totaled 12 points as King's ticked up to 8-4 (2-1 in the Freedom Conference).
Gettysburg's Caroline Murphy (Chatham, Jr.) tallied a career-high 21 points, while Alyssa Polimeni (Berkeley Heights, Fr.) of Ursinus had an off night, but it was Ursinus that prevailed, 52-50, in Collegeville, Pa. on Tuesday. Murphy had a double-double, making seven of 17 shots from the floor and seven of eight from the foul line, along with 11 rebounds and two steals. Polimeni was held to just three points. Both teams have identical records – 7-5 overall and 4-3 in the Centennial Conference.
Tracy Borsinger (Chatham, Sr.) scored a team-high 18 points to lead Middlebury past Suffolk, 60-44, in Boston on Tuesday. She nailed seven of 17 shots from the floor, including two of six from Faneuil Hall, and both of her free throws. The Panthers improved to 7-5.