Jennifer Toland's Campus Notes.
COLUMN: JENNIFER TOLAND'S CAMPUS NOTES
Junior Alicia Bonneau broke her own school record with 30 assists in the volleyball team's comeback win over Mitchell.
It looks like the swimming and diving team has another strong group of freshmen this season. Led by Monique Haney and Carly Eckles, the class accounted for 130.25 of the team's 164 points in a season-opening win over WPI. Coach Stuart Cromarty has done a solid job of guiding the Greyhounds through their first couple years of intercollegiate competition. They finished sixth at last year's NEISDA Championships.
Danielle Stryker, Laura Mimms, Shauna McNally and Megan Nessan were named to the NECC All-Conference team after helping the Hawks to their second straight conference tennis championship. Stryker finished her career with a record of 48-9 in singles play.
Sophomore field hockey sensation Mel Melkonian was named NEWMAC Player of the Week. Melkonian had a pair of hat tricks in a 2-0 week.
Senior Everett Sheen was named the Atlantic Hockey Player of the Week. Sheen had 2 goals and 3 assists in wins at AIC and Army.
Junior goalkeeper Brendan Hamilton, who broke the school's 43-year-old record for career shutouts, was named Commonwealth Coast Conference Defensive Player of the Week. Hamilton had two shutouts in a 3-0 week and set the program mark with his 15th shutout against Colby-Sawyer. ... Eileen Clinton, the field hockey team's career assists leader, broke another program record, notching her 117th career point. ... The golf team hosts the Commonwealth Coast Conference Invitational tomorrow at Green Hill.
Freshman Megan Forti was named the NEWMAC Player of the Week after helping the women's soccer team to its first victory over Clark since 2005. Forti had 2 goals and an assist in the win, and leads the Engineers with seven goals this season. ... The volleyball team is one win away from posting back-to-back winning seasons for the first time since 1987 and 1988. ... The men's and women's rowing teams will compete in the Head of the Charles this weekend.
The women's tennis team completed its season last week and senior Courteney Blais of Paxton finished 10-3 in singles matches. In just two years with the Lancers, Blais became the 15th member of the 25-point club.