Valley News – College Notes: A Fall Trip to Campus

Published: 11/26/2022 21:18:49

Modified: 11/26/2022 21:16:23

Here’s a look at some Upper Valley residents who played college sports this fall:


second grader Kaeli Bennett (Windsor) played in eight games and started one for Smith (Mass.) College which was 9-11-0. … Wesleyan was 4-11-0 with older twins Diana Black and Louis Black (Etna/Hannover) everyone plays in every game. Diana started 15 times as a forward and Lois started once as a forward and midfielder. … sophomore goalkeeper Ella Edmonds (Hanover) appeared in a game with Brown that was 8-9-0 overall and 1-6-0 in the Ivy League. … defender sophomore Hannah wood (Brownsville/Windsor) started every game for Keene State (11-10-0), scoring once and providing five assists. … St. Lawrence was 5-11-0 overall and 0-7-0 in Liberty League action, with freshman forward Caroline Hamilton (White River Junction/Hartford) started seven of the 15 games she appeared in. junior defender Katrina Randall (Hannover) started in every game. … Sophomore year forward Kate Blaisdell (Hanover) played in every game and started 15 times for Northeastern (5-14-0). … Southern New Hampshire was 8-11-0. Second Midfielder Eliza Bates (Newport) started five goals and three assists in 15 of the 18 games she played in. Newcomer in midfield Briana Frisbee (Claremont/Stevens) started with two goals and three assists in three of the 18 games she participated in. … Castleton (14-8-0) won the Little East Conference title and played in the first round of the NCAA Division III tournament. Second defender/midfielder Amelia Wilson (Enfield/Mascoma) started in every game for the second year in a row. Newcomer in midfield Peyton Richardson (Windsor) has three goals and five assists in 17 of the 20 games she has appeared in. … freshman midfielder Amalia Hickey (Lebanon) featured in 11 games and had 17 minutes for Ithaca (NY) College, who were 14-4-0.


student in the first year Bethany Davis (White River Junction/Hartford) was Castleton University’s top finisher in the Little East Conference championships, running 21:58 for the 6K to place 24th. … The Franklin Pierce men finished second out of 13 teams at the Northeast 10 Conference Championship, with Junior Thomas Darra (Thetford/Thetford Academy) finished 24th out of 125 individual riders in 26:59 on the 8K course. …Carlton College sophomore Caroline Loescher (Etna/Hanover) finished eighth in 16:08 during the Knights’ duel with Northfield, Minnesota, crosstown rival St. Olaf. The Knights lost in a typical race for reserves but later finished fourth in the NCAA Division III championships. … Bowdoin College in Maine finished seventh in the 11-team NESCAC Championships, but senior Leila Trummel (Etna/Hanover) earned his second consecutive NCAA Division III championship, finishing 78th in 23:13 after finishing 94th last fall. Freshman teammate Charlotte Tagupa (Norwich/Hanover) set her best time of 26:18 at the Bowdoin Invitational in September. … Bates College Junior Chrissy Aman (Hannover) finished sixth out of 39 runners in 19:18 over the 5K at the school’s Super Shootout in Maine. … a sophomore at Colby College Bridget Meihan (Hanover) was her school’s fifth-place runner when the Mules won a three-way meet against Bates and Bowdoin. She crossed the finish line in 20:03. …Denison (Ohio) college junior Matthew Bonner (Hannover) took part in all seven races for the Big Red and achieved a career best time of 26:29 over the 8 km distance. … UMass-Lowell won his third straight America East Conference title with a graduate student Izzy Guessing (Bradford/Oxbow) finished fourth in the 5K in 16:59 all conference honors.


Freshman defender Seamus Murphy (Norwich/Hannover) played in four games and made two tackles for Plymouth State (9-2). Freshman defender Harry Gaudet (Hartford) was also on the Panthers roster. … Bates was 3-6. Freshman defender Colin Pierc (Hannover) played in three games and made three tackles. junior defender Kyle Hamilton (Hartford) played in every game and made 27 tackles. … Castleton was 5-5 with freshman defensive back CJ Childs (Lebanon) appeared in three games, making a solo and an assist tackle. classmate and defender Connor Brown (Lebanon) saw no action. … The UNH freshman defense attorneys also spent the fall practicing Jack Stone (Meridan/Lebanon), Hamilton (NY) college linebacker Josh Bucci (Norwich/Hanover), sophomore recipient of Merrimack College (Mass.). Henri Bouque (Claremont/Stevens) and fullback at the University of New England freshman Camera David (Lebanon). The latter has announced that he will be moving to Endicott University in Massachusetts next year.


second grader Tyler St Martin (Lebanon) has started all 34 games he has played in Southern Maine in 17 competitions this fall without points. The Huskies were 6-5-7. … Ithaca was 3-9-5 with a graduate student Owen Johnston (Plainfield/Lebanon) appeared in six games, started twice and provided one assist. student in the first year Ryan Oliveira (West Lebanon/Lebanon) was a reserve that saw no action. The Bombers also enjoyed the services of the assistant coach Austin Mansel (West Lebanon/Lebanon). … Charlie Adams (Norwich/Hanover), a sophomore midfielder, scored two goals and one assist in every game, having 11 of those for Brown in the starting XI for an aggregate score of 8-5-3 but a 0-3-3 equivalent in the Ivy League. … Bard College (NY) was 4-10-1 and 0-9 in Liberty League action. Second defender Dylan Kotlowitz (East Thetford/Hannover) made 13 appearances and started 11 times. Senior Defender Min Purvis (Woodstock) appeared in a game. … freshman forward Jacob Kubik-Pauw (Hanover) made 10 appearances for Allegheny College (Pa.). The Gators were 5-8-4. … Five locals helped Keene State go 5-12-2. student in the first year Cooper Mute (Claremont/Stevens) was one of five goalies in the squad and didn’t play in a game. Senior midfielder Noah Spaulding (Claremont/KUA) was used in 13 games, was in the starting XI twice and provided two assists. junior defender Colin Lewis (Claremont/KUA) was used in 13 games and was in the starting XI four times. Second Midfielder Blake Palmer (Hanover) appeared as a freshman defensive end in one game Dylan Chambers (Claremont/Stevens) has started three of the seven games he has played in. … Northern Vermont-Lyndon was 2-12-1 with junior forward Joseph Patrick Osborn (Hanover) started every game and produced three goals and one assist. Senior Defender Koltin Leduc (Tunbridge/Sharon Academy) started with a goal in two of the 12 games he appeared in. Leduc also competes for the cross country and lacrosse teams. … junior striker Arthur Clayton (Lyme/Thetford Academy) started 13 of the 14 games in which he played for Northern Vermont-Johnson (4-10-2) and scored two goals. … defender sophomore Ian O’Brien (Quechee/Hartford) started every game for Vermont Tech (0-12-0) and recorded one goal and one assist. Senior midfielder Zach Johnson (White River Junction) started 10 out of 12 games he attended. … Colby-Sawyer was 5-11-3 with junior goaltender Stan Nelson (Grantham/Mid Vermont Christian) appear in a game. … freshman defender Griffin gamache (West Lebanon/Lebanon) started twice and played six games for Plymouth State (7-7-3). … Johns Hopkins University (Md.) was 15-1-8 but lost on penalties in the NCAA Division III quarterfinals. Junior defenseman for the Blue Jays Logan Falzarano (Lebanon) is now starting all 43 games of his collegiate career and had an assist this fall. … Tucker Stenger (Enfield/Mascoma), a New England College graduate forward, played in every game and started all but one for the Pilgrims (8-9-3). He recorded three goals and three assists for the back-to-back New England Collegiate Conference champions.


Second goalkeeper Sally Rainy (West Lebanon/Lebanon) started in one of the three games she appeared in for the University of New Hampshire (9-6-3), which advanced to the first round of the NCAA Division I tournament. … freshman forward Eliot Rup (Windsor) featured in 17 games and scored twice for Moravian University in Pennsylvania (6-6-5). … Middlebury freshman defender Elsa Bölinger (Lyme/Hannover) played in seven games, starting two of them as the Panthers went 10-5-1. Senior midfielder Kate Wagner (Hanover) started in 14 of 16 games she appeared in that fall and 36 of 59 in her career. … junior midfielder Kyra Russian Araya (Meriden/KUA) played for Skidmore College (NY) in every game and recorded five goals and three assists for the Thoroughbreds (10-2-4). … junior striker Grace Gamach (West Lebanon/KUA) started one of the 12 games she played for Rhodes College (Tenn.) with a 10-4-1. She had an assist. … Colby was 5-9-1 and winless in the NESCAC game with the second fullback/forward Charlotte Johnson (Hannover) started six of the ten games she played in. junior midfielder Pepper Joseph (Hanover) started 13 of 14 contests where she saw action and produced two assists. … junior striker Casey MacVeagh (Thetford/Thetford Academy) was the top scorer for Carleton with 10 goals and seven assists and helped the Knights win the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference 13-2-3, 8-0-3. … Emmanuel College (Mass.) was 13-3-3 with a midfielder sophomore Rachel Harington (Lebanon) started one of the four games in which she conquered the field.


Castleton Men’s Golf finished second out of six teams in the Little East Men’s Championship. second grader Brady Hathorn (Wilder/Hartford) tied for third place among individual competitors at the event and was second among the Spartans with an 80.0 point average for the season. …Middlebury finished second out of 23 teams in the New England Intercollegiate Golf Association championship. Senior Phin Choukas (Hanover) came in 28th among 113 individual golfers. … second-year rugby player at Norwich Marius Edwards (Unity/Newport) stacked two tries and four conversions during a UMass-Lowell loss in October. The Cadets lost to North Carolina State in the National Intercollegiate Rugby Association Division II Quarterfinals. … a sophomore at Union College (NY). Lena Nowell (Lebanon) rowed fifth place in the varsity eight during her lone fall competition at the Head of the Fish in Saratoga Springs, NY. The Dutch women took 21st place. … Worcester Polytechnic Institute fifth-year competitor Daniel Tengden (Hannover) won the individual race at the Wormtown Chase Regatta, hosted by his goats. Homeschooled as a teenager, Tenden defeated four other contestants in 22:30.