Saints Honored by Liberty League
Oct. 11: Five St. Lawrence University student-athletes and a crew boat were honored by the Liberty League Monday afternoon for their performances during the last week.
The Saints cross-country teams hosted the 2010 Ronald C. Hoffmann Invitational on Saturday. Senior Jeremy Mwenda earned "Co-performer of the Week" honors as he won his first collegiate race with an 8k time 26:02, 10 seconds ahead of the runner-up.
First-year student Steve Petramel earned "Co-Rookie of the Week" honors as he was the first rookie to cross the finish line at the 2010 Ronald C. Hoffmann Invitational on Saturday. The Queensbury, NY native raced the 9k course in 26:42, earning 8th place overall.
Senior Wendy Pavlus earned "Co-Performer of the Week" as she won for the fifth straight time, earning the individual title at the 2010 Hoffmann Invitational. The Tupper Lake, NY native ran the slick 6k course in 22:11, leading the Saints to the team title.
The Saints men's soccer team took battled Liberty League opponents Skidmore and Union last weekend. Junior Brendan Gorman earned "Co-Offensive Performer of the Week" honors as he led the Saints to a weekend sweep. He scored the second goal in a 3-0 win against Skidmore, and set up the overtime game winner for a 1-0 win against Union as the Saints came out of the weekend with the league lead in the standings.
Junior Mike Manfredi earned "Co-Defensive Performer of the Week" honors as he was a standout defensively and assisted on the game winning goal in overtime against Union. Manfredi helped the Saint defense hold Skidmore and Union to a total of 6 shots on goal in the two shutouts.
The Saints crew teams opened their 2010-11 season, traveling to Rome, NY to take part in the Bridge to Bridge Head Race hosted by Hamilton College. The women's Novice 8+ earned "Co-Boat of the Week" honors as they won their first collegiate competition Saturday afternoon. The group raced in 26:18, earning a victory against the Continentals by over a minute. Members of the Novice 8+ boat include Victoria Vossler, Alie Mihuta, Jenette Kloss, Alyssa Goley, Kaitlyn Murphy, Kye Ameden, Anna Lavanger, Rachel Kuklinski and Abigail McIvor.
This week, the women's soccer team will host Oswego State on Tuesday, Oct. 12 at 4:00pm, while the men will host Ithaca College on Sunday, Oct. 17 at 1:00pm. The women's hockey team will battle rival Clarkson University on Saturday, Oct. 16 at 2:00 pm.