New Jersey City University senior golfer Brian Ferrante, left, and Faculty Athletics Representative Juan Arroyo are shown after Ferrante was named the Thomas M. Gerrity Scholar-Athlete of the Year on Jan. 28.

Men's golfer Brian Ferrante (Cape May Tech) became the third male student-athlete in New Jersey City University history to sweep the school's postseason academic awards.

Ferrante was named the Thomas M. Gerrity Scholar-Athlete of the Year and also won the Gothic Knight Academic Achievement Award.

The Thomas M. Gerrity is the school's most prestigious honor and only given on years in which students qualify. The Gothic Knight award is given annually to NJCU's student-athlete with the highest GPA.

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Ferrante, a two-year captain of the golf team, is a history major with a 3.986 GPA and the first golfer at the school to receive either award.


Nate Ross (Absegami) won an 8-3 decision at 157 pounds Friday as Gannon beat Shippensburg 25-9. Ross improved to 10-6 this season.

Brian Broderick (Southern Regional) had a pin at 184 pounds and Antonio Mancella (Oakcrest) had a 3-2 decision at 165 as Gannon beat Springfield 24-18 on Sunday.

Broderick, No. 1 in the country at 184, went 2-1 with two pins Saturday as the Lions beat Williams and Bridgewater State and lost to Roger Williams.

Pat Schinder (Lacey Township) went 1-1 at 285 on Saturday.

Women's basketball

Kristen Sharkey (Southern Regional) had 30 points, 11 rebounds and four assists Sunday in Buffalo's 101-92 loss to Akron.

Brittany Harden (Sacred Heart) finished with nine points, six rebounds, four steals and three assists Saturday as William Paterson beat Rowan 78-46.

Rowan's Bria Hill had seven points and six rebounds. Megan Russ (Middle Township) had seven points and four rebounds, Alex Raring (Mainland Regional) had four points and Annie Wenz (Holy Spirit) had two blocks.

Hill had 11 points, four rebounds and three assists in a 56-47 win against Rutgers-Camden on Wednesday. Raring added eight points, three rebounds and three steals, Valerie Garofalo (Holy Spirit) had seven points, two assists and two steals and Wenz scored four points to go along with eight rebounds.

Shereesha Richards (Atlantic Christian) had 15 points Saturday in a 69-52 win against Vermont to set Albany's single-season scoring record. Richards had seven rebounds and four steals.

Molly Spadaro (St. Joseph) had eight points, six rebounds, three steals and two assists Jan. 27 in Stevens Institute of Technology's 72-57 loss to TCNJ.

Megan Petuskey (Sacred Heart) chipped in with two points, three blocks and two steals.

Spadaro had seven points, seven rebounds, five assists and two steals in a 73-61 win against St. John Fisher on Friday and four points, eight rebounds and two assists in a 58-46 win against Nazareth on Saturday.

Gettysburg's Emily Duggan (Ocean City) finished with eight points and three rebounds in an 82-29 win against Bryn Mawr on Saturday. Duggan had nine points, nine rebounds and two assists in a 58-41 win against Franklin & Marshall on Jan. 28.

Widener's Joanna Persiano (Holy Spirit) had 16 points in a 70-59 loss to Lebanon Valley on Wednesday and seven points, four assists and three rebounds in an 84-67 loss at Lycoming on Saturday.

Men's basketball

Garret Kerr (Middle Township) scored 30 points and grabbed 17 rebounds Saturday in University of the Sciences' 80-62 win against Felician. The game was Kerr's fourth 30-point game of the season and his 15th double-double. Kerr who was named Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Player of the Week for the seventh time this season, is the only player in NCAA Division II in the top 10 in scoring and rebounding.

Moravian sophomore guard Matt Bosch (Ocean City) had 10 points, two rebounds and two steals Saturday in a 73-69 loss to Goucher.

Frank Nock (Bridgeton) had 15 points, eight rebounds and five assists Wednesday in Ramapo's 89-73 win against TCNJ.

Trey Jones (Egg Harbor Township) had 12 points, four steals and two rebounds in Georgian Court's 82-67 loss to Goldey-Beacom on Jan. 28 and eight points and a team-high six assists in a 75-74 loss to Nyack on Saturday.

Swimming and diving

Rider's Trevor Hiller (Absegami) finished second in the 1-meter dive Jan. 25 with a score of 298.05 as the Broncs beat Fordham but lost to Yale.

Shane Tubb (St. Augustine Prep) and the 200 medley relay team took second in 1 minute, 36.55 seconds.

Sydney Boswell (Mainland Regional) was a double-winner Saturday in Gettysburg's 153-109 win against Swarthmore. Boswell won the 100 backstroke in 1:01.85 and the 100 butterfly in 1:01.50.

Courtney Lawler (Mainland Regional) won the 1-meter (five dives) with a 146.10 and the 1-meter (six dives) with a 188.92 as William Paterson lost to Montclair State 167-118.

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