Liberty League Honors Seven Saints with Weekly Awards
Oct. 9: The Liberty League announced its weekly award winners on Monday, and seven St. Lawrence University student-athletes were honored for their athletic accomplishments.
Seniors Aimee Caligiore and Sam DeMello garnered Performer of the Week honors for women's golf and men's soccer, respectively. Caligiore shot rounds of 83 and 77 for a 160 total and was the top Liberty League competitor in the Williams Invitational with a third-place finish. Meanwhile, DeMello scored two goals in the second half, leading the Saints to a key 3-0 win over Hobart. The goals pushed DeMello over 100 career points, becoming only the second player in St. Lawrence history to reach the century mark.
Five first-year St. Lawrence student-athletes were recognized as Rookie of the Week for their respective sports. Spencer Patterson and Ella Martin each claimed the award for cross country. Martin led from start to finish winning the 6,000-meter Ronald C. Hoffmann Invitational on Saturday for her first collegiate victory. She ran 22:27.8 and led the Saints to the team title, while Patterson was the top freshman finisher and fifth overall in 26:05.74 to help the men's squad to a second-place finish in the race.
Claire O'Neil was named the women's golf Rookie of the Week for the second consecutive week. The Toronto, ON native tied for 17th overall with rounds of 84 and 86 at the Williams Invitational.
Miles Crump of the football team and Ozzy Morales of the men's soccer squad earned their first career Rookie of the Week honors as well. Crump caught six passes for 85 yards and recorded a pair of touchdowns against Rensselaer, while Morales scored his first collegiate goal, the game-winner, against St. John Fisher.
Three St. Lawrence teams will be in action on campus this weekend, including the women's hockey, women's soccer and field hockey teams. The women's hockey team hosts nationally-ranked No. 1 and defending national champion, the University of Minnesota Golden Gophers, for a pair of games at Appleton Arena. The women's soccer team squares off with Rensselaer and Union in two key Liberty League games, while field hockey takes on Rensselaer on Saturday.