Fall Sports Wrap-Up

Posted January 17th, 2008 at 4:39 pm.

As the fall season wound to a close, several Owls scored points and earned honors. A brief recap:

Cross Country
The year was capped off with a 21st place finish at the NCAA Division III Regional race. Junior Katie Weng led the Owls with her 41st finish out of 249 runners. Giovanna Hayward ’08, Julia Lustick ’09, Kyla Quillin ’08, Jessica Varney ’10, and Weng were all named to the 2007 Centennial Conference Honor Roll. To be eligible for this award, a student must be a starter or key reserve on the team, a sophomore or higher in class standing, and have a cumulative GPA of 3.40 or higher.

Field Hockey
The Owls finished the season 2-12 with wins over Hood College (1-0) and Smith College (1-0). Bryn Mawr defeated Smith in double overtime in the opening game of the annual Seven Sisters Tournament. Sophomore Caroline Heffernan netted the game’s lone goal at 96:29 to give the Owls their second win of the season. Ashley Dawkins ’08 and Laura Alexander ’11 each registered goals on the year. In the gage, Caitlin Evans ’10 posted 152 saves, making her the conference leader in saves and saves per game (11.69). Evans and Sarah Marcus were named to the 2007 Centennial Conference Honor Roll.

Sara Matteson ’11 was named All-Centennial Conference Second team for her hard work and dedication on the field. She totaled one goal and an assists on the year but lead the Owls defensively with quick reactions and smart play. Leading Bryn Mawr with nine points (four goals and 1 assist) was senior Wallis Romzek ’08. Emily Wiseman ’11was second on the team with 7 points (two goals and three assists) while Akua Nyame-Mensah ’10 boasted six points (three goals). Four Owls posted two goals, while four more registered 1 goal. Collette Pullion ’09, ranked third in the conference in saves (124) and saves per game (7.29), posted three shutouts and will return next year for her senior campaign. Zoe Fuller-Young ’08, Romzek, Stephanie Vrakas ’10 and Krystin Wessner ’08 earned Centennial Honor Roll accolades. Bryn Mawr finished the year 5-11-1 and ended the season with a 1-0 win over Washington.

The volleyball team ended its 2007 season on a high note as it defeated both Rowan University and Delaware Valley College 3-2 at the Rowan Tri-Match. Leading the Owls this year was Julia Harris ’09 with 326 kills, 28 aces, and 81 total blocks. Emma Wisniewski-Barker ’11 dished out 6,087 assists and 21 aces and tallied 255 digs as Katie Kronbergs ’08 totaled 164 kills, 16 blocks, and 14 aces. Ashton Shaffer ’11 and Elizabeth Sinclair ’09 each registered 30 aces. Shaffer also added 380 digs, while Sinclair led the team with 405 digs in addition to 186 kills. Christina Avgerinos ’09, Hannah Davis ’10, Sinclair, and Katheryn Solook ’10 were all named to the Centennial Conference Honor Roll. The Owls finished 10-15 on the season.

The rugby team finished third at the DIII National Tournament held at Stonehill College in Boston, Mass. The Bryn Mawr-Haverford Horned Toads lost 10-15 to Marist College in the semifinals before blanking Canisius 10-0 in the third-place game. The Toads were named the EPRU (Eastern Pennsylvania Rugby Union) Champions while going 6-0 during league play. The Toads finished the season 7-1 and look forward to what the spring schedule has in store for them.

All-Conference in Sportsmanship
Ashley Dawkins ’08 (field hockey), Katie Kronbergs ’08 (volleyball), Maggie Lloyd ’10 (cross country) and Sarah Simons ’08 (soccer) were all named to the 2007 Fall All-Centennial Conference Sportsmanship team. This award recognizes those athletes who exemplify the best in sportsmanship on their team that season.
photo: Ashley Dawkinsphoto:Katie KronbergsMaggie LloydSarah Simons

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