11/12 Union College football team junior linebacker Thomas Cavallo was named to the D3football.com team of the week on Tuesday.
He played a key role in defending the Union in a 30-9 win over Utica College on Saturday.
The Dutchman defense kept Utica only 47 yards on the ground, had no touchdowns and was 5-for-5 at the fourth down stop. Cavallo had six tackles, including three for a loss of 17 yards. He also recorded a sack on a key third down and a pass breakup in the third quarter.
Cavallo is the third member of Union Defense to be recognized by d3football.com this season. He is joined by junior Zimmer Edwards and senior Colin Lama. who were recognized for their performance during weeks 1 and 3 respectively.
Union held steady at No. 12 in this week’s D3football.com Top 25 Poll and No. 11 in the AFCA Coaches Top 25 Poll. The Dutchmen have won 18 straight season games in 2018 as they head to Buffalo State College to open conference play this Saturday at noon at Coeur Field.
The Siena men’s basketball team’s 2021-22 non-conference game against Georgetown has been pushed forward by a day.
Teams will now play at Capital One Arena in Washington DC on November 19
Sienna is about to start its season next week.
Rampado Goalkeeper of the Week
RPI’s Amanda Rampado was named the Mack Goaltending Goalie of the Week by ECAC Hockey after the Engineers dropped two close games to Mercyhurst.
The junior of Stony Creek, Ontaroi, intercepted 63 of the 67 shots he faced last week, including 36 saves in a 2-1 overtime loss.
LECKY, LL . honored by Lee
RPI Junior Matt Leckie has been named Men’s Performer of the Week in Liberty League cross country, and classmate Morgan Lee earned the Women’s Rookie of the Week.
This is the campaign’s second prize for Leckie, who was also awarded on 7 September. He was selected this week when he completed an 8K course at Saratoga Spa State after beating a 96-competitor field in the Saratoga Invitational organized by the RPI. Park at 25:32.1.
Competing in her second collegiate cross country meet, Lee, a field hockey player at the RPI for two years, finished third in a 70-competitor field at Saratoga Springs with a time of 23:19.0.
Union Men’s Tennis Sweeps Weekly Awards
Union College swept the weekly Liberty League men’s tennis awards this week, as sophomore Khai Ton was recognized as the singles artist of the week and the tandem of junior Thomas McGuire and sophomore Bailey McAtee was named doubles team of the week. it was done.
Ton scored his first collegiate win against Byrd on Wednesday, a 6-1, 6-1 win over Drew Soleman in the second singles to provide the deciding point in Union’s first conference match of the year. McAtee and McGuire contributed to the win by earning the first point of the day with a quick 8-0 win in second-doubles action.
Mednikova wins LL Singles Award
1 in both RPI matches last week, Alex Mednikova earned the Liberty League Women’s Tennis Singles Performer of the Week.
In a pair of non-league victories against SUNY New Paltz on Wednesday and against Genesio on Sunday, Mednikova lost just four games.
Bonci Rookie of the Week
Sophomore Delana Bonci scored the only goal of the game for the RPI field hockey team on Sunday, and was honored as the Liberty League Rookie of the Week.
In an attack, Bonci scored in less than a minute in the fourth quarter of a game at No. 16 Vassar College, and the Engineers won 1–0.
Rishi Nam Lyons Associate AD
Russell Sage College’s Director of Athletics has announced the selection of James Lyons as the program’s Associate Director of Athletics. Lyons, a 1988 graduate of Drew University, joined RSC’s athletics department with 30 years of experience in intercollegiate athletics.
Lyons served at SUNY-Geneseo from 2000–2017 in several roles, including chief men’s lacrosse coach, senior athletic department staff assistant, and assistant director of athletics. During his time at Genesio, he guided the schedule for the NCAA Division III tournament in 2004, 2006, and 2007, reaching the Elite Eight rounds in 2006.
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