SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (May 2, 2007) – The New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference has announced its All-NEWMAC choices in a number of spring sports over the course of the past two days. Springfield College was well represented, especially in the Rookie of the Year category where three SC freshmen were named.
The following is a summary, sport-by-sport.
First Team All-NEWMAC – Jimmy Lisowski, sophomore pitcher from Warwick, Mass. -- Lisowski finished with a 3-5 overall record, but with a sparkling ERA of 2.05. In his eight appearances, he pitched five complete games, including a 1-0 four-hit shutout over MIT. He hurled 52.2 innings, striking out 54 and walking only 13.
First Team All-NEWMAC – Ashley Martell, senior, attacker, Billerica, Mass. -- Martell led the team in goals (44), assists(28), and points (72), as well as shooting percentage (,463). A NEWMAC Player of the Year candidate. The team reached the semifinals of the NEWMAC Tourney before bowing to Babson, 11-9.
First Team All-NEWMAC – Jaclyn Alessi, senior, defender, Branford, Conn. -- Alessi was considered one of the top defenders. In fact, she was the only defender named to the All-NEWMAC First Team.
Second Team All-NEWMAC – Rachel Lampros, senior, attacker, Boxborough, Mass. – Lampros was second on the squad in two scoring categories, including goals (29) and points (40). She was third in assists with 11.
Second Team All-NEWMAC – Lauren McAulay, freshman, GK, Yorktown, N.Y. – McAulay was one of only two goalkeepers named to the All-NEWMAC teams. She allowed only 8.83 goals per game. Her save percentage was .529. She played 835 minutes, 42 seconds on the season.
Second Team All-NEWMAC – Lisa Thomas, senior, midfielder, Whitman, Mass. – Thomas was third on the squad in goals (25), fourth I assists (10), and third in points (35). She had two game-winning goals. The team finished 10-8.
Rookie of the Year and First Team All-NEWMAC – Michelle Wlosek, freshman catcher from Nutley, N.J. – A tremendous leader as a freshman, Wlosek led Springfield in many categories, including batting average (.407), hits (50), home runs (9), RBI’s (44), total bases (86), on-base pct. (.490), and slugging pct. (.699).
First Team All-NEWMAC – Denise Fumicello, junior 2B from Brockton, Mass. – The sparkplug and leadoff hitter, Fumicello batted .344 and led SC in a variety of categories, including at-bats (131), runs (46), stolen bases (17), and triples (4).
Second Team All-NEWMAC – Danielle Spiro, sophomore DP/OF from South Windsor, Conn. – Spiro batted .394, second-best on the squad. Her 41 hits were third best on the team. She led the team in doubles (10). The team is currently 25-14.
Rookie of the Year and Second Team All-NEWMAC -- Trevor Romanzi, freshman, Bayshore, N.Y. – Romanzi is Springfield’s second straight NEWMAC Rookie of the Year in men’s tennis. The team finished 8-7. He finished 10-2 overall, 5-0 in NEWMAC play as the team’s No. 5 singles starter.
MEN’S TRACK & FIELD
Rookie of the Year – Steve Headley, freshman, sprinter, Wilbraham, Mass.
First Team All-NEWMAC – 100 meters
Second Team All-NEWMAC – 200 meters, 4x100 relay
First Team All-NEWMAC – Mike Griffin, sophomore, mid-distance, Scarborough, Me. – 800 meters
Second Team All-NEWMAC – 1500 meters
First Team All-NEWMAC –Alex Kampersal, senior, throws, Natick, Mass.–shot put
First Team All-NEWMAC – John Lewis, junior, throws, Fitchburg, Mass. – discus
First Team All-NEWMAC – Mike Miller, junior, multi-events, Storrs, Conn. – HJ
Second Team All-NEWMAC – Matt Amendola, freshman, sprints, Milford, Conn. – 4x100 relay
Second Team All-NEWMAC – Jermaine Bell, freshman, sprints, Boston, Mass. – 4x100 relay
Second Team All-NEWMAC – Dave Forrette, senior, sprints, Chicopee, Mass. – 400 meters, 4x400 relay
Second Team All-NEWMAC – Dan Hall, senior, shot-hammer, Colrain, Mass. – Shot put
Second Team All-NEWMAC – Tony Larkin, senior, hurdles, Walpole, Mass. – 400 meter hurdles
Second Team All-NEWMAC – Eric Nacsin, sophomore, 400-800, East Longmeadow, Mass. – 4x400 relay
Second Team All-NEWMAC – Chris Okerblom, sophomore, Salisbury, Md. – 4x400 relay
Second Team All-NEWMAC – Tim Rehm, junior, sprints, Waldwick, N.J. – 4x100 relay, 4x400 relay
Second Team All-NEWMAC – CameronTurchetti, senior, javelin, South Deerfield, Mass. – javelin
Second Team All-NEWMAC – Dominic Uguccioni, junior, throws, Colrain, Mass. – hammer
WOMEN’S TRACK & FIELD
First Team All-NEWMAC – Alyssa Brigham, junior, distance, Penacook, N.H. – 1500 meters
Second Team All-NEWMAC – 5000 meters
First Team All-NEWMAC – Kelsey Bishop, sophomore, hammer, Warwick, R.I.– hammer
First Team All-NEWMAC – Nikki Hay, freshman, sprints-Jumps, Norwalk, Conn.– long jump, triple jump
Second Team All-NEWMAC – 4x100 relay
Second Team All-NEWMAC – Katie Parente, sophomore, mid-distance, Torrington, Conn. – 4x100 relay
Second Team All-NEWMAC – Nicole Reynolds, freshman, sprints, Riverside, R.I. – 4x100 relay
Second Team All-NEWMAC – Julie Ferdella, senior, sprints, Leicester, Mass. – 4x100 relay