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Garret Kerr (Middle Township High School) scored 34 points with 12 rebounds in the University of the Sciences men's basketball team's 59-53 loss to Southern New Hampshire in the second round of the NCAA Division II tournament Sunday.

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Kerr wrapped up his career as the all-time leading scorer (2,434 points) and rebounder (1,391) in school history. He is sixth all-time among all Philadelphia NCAA men's basketball players in points.

He was named the Division II Conference Commissioners Association East Region Player of the Year for the second straight year Friday and was named the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Player of the Year for the third straight year last week.

Kerr is eligible for National Player of the Year consideration with his East Regional honor.

T-John Casiello (Wildwood Catholic) added two points, three rebounds and two assists for the University of the Sciences.

In Rhode Island's 71-58 win over George Washington in the Atlantic 10 Conference tournament quarterfinals Friday, Biggie Minnis (Atlantic Christian) scored five points with five rebounds. Minnis had two points in Rhode Island's 56-52 loss to Dayton in the conference tournament semifinals Saturday.

Rhode Island earned a No. 3 seed in the National Invitation Tournament (NIT) and will play No. 6 Iona at 7 tonight in the first round.

Women's basketball

Shereesha Richards (Atlantic Christian) scored 28 points to go with six rebounds in Albany's 84-75 win over Hartford in the America East Conference tournament final Friday. Richards, a junior, became the all-time leading scorer in school history with 1,656 points in her career and set a new single-season record with 682 points.

Albany (24-8) earned an automatic bid into the Division I NCAA Tournament with its fourth straight conference championship. As the No. 13 seed the Great Danes will play No. 4 Duke in the first round of the Spokane Region.

Kristen Sharkey (Southern Regional) had 19 points and 13 rebounds in Buffalo's 63-60 win over Western Michigan in the Mid-American Conference tournament quarterfinals Thursday. Sharkey had 12 points and seven rebounds in a 63-55 loss to Ohio in the conference tournament semifinals Friday. Sharkey was named to the MAC All-Tournament team Saturday.

Lauryn Fields (Middle Township) is a freshman on Savannah State, which beat Maryland Eastern Shore 65-47 on Saturday to win the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament. Fields, who comes off the bench, didn't register any stats in the game. Savannah State earned the No. 16 seed in the Greensboro Regional and will play No. 1 South Carolina in the first round.

In FDU-Florham's Division III third-round 68-54 win over SUNY Geneseo on Friday, Alicia Cox (Vineland) had eight points, five rebounds and three assists. Florham lost in the fourth round to Tufts 58-52. Cox, a junior, had eight points and four rebounds in that game.

Men's indoor track and field

Twins Jacob and Isaac Clark (Pleasantville) were honored with All-American status at the Junior College Track and Field Nationals on March 7. Both helped South Plains Community College win the national championship, held in Albuqurque, New Mexico.

Jacob Clark captured the 800-meter national title (1 minute, 54.99 seconds) and anchored the second place 4x800 relay (7:46.56). Isaac Clark anchored the 4x400 relay (3:12.56) that placed second. He also placed sixth in 600-meter run (1:19.54).

TCNJ's Jake Lindacher (EHT) was named to the All-NJAC First Team for the second straight year last week. On Friday, he placed 13th in the 60-meter high hurdles (8.35) at the NCAA Division III Championships in Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Rowan's Justyce Pollitt (St. Augustine) was named to the NJAC second team last week. At the national championships Friday, Pollitt came in sixth in the long jump (22 feet, 8.50 inches).


In Fordham's 9-1 win over Sacred Heart on Friday, Brett Kennedy (Atlantic City) picked up his first victory of the season, going six innings and allowing an unearned run on six hits with seven strikeouts.

In Georgetown's 10-9 win over Lehigh on Wednesday, Beau Hall (Ocean City) went 1-for-3 with three RBIs. In a 12-8 win over Western Michigan on Friday, Hall went 2-for-5 with a double and two runs scored.

Troy Dixon (Egg Harbor Township) went 2-for-4 for St. John's in a 6-0 loss to Holy Cross on Sunday.

Vinny Zarrillo (Lacey Township) went 2-for-5 with a triple, three RBIs and a run in Rutgers' 12-3 win over Iona on Wednesday. Zarrillo went 2-for-5 with a homer in a 12-8 win over Canisius on Monday.

Kyle Cox (Millville) went 2-for-4 with a double and a run scored in Gannon's 10-8 loss to Pitt-Johnstown on Friday.

Brandon Triantos (Sacred Heart) went 1-for-3 with a triple, two RBIs and a run in Albright's 13-1 win over Geneva on Saturday. In Sunday's 12-7 win over Western Connecticut, Triantos went 2-for-5 with two RBIs and a run scored.

In Dickson's 10-5 loss to Coe on Wednesday, Rich Hopkins (Holy Spirit) went 1-for-3 with a double and a run scored.

In Gwynedd Mercy's 4-3 loss to Kean on Wednesday, Christian Carmolingo (St. Augustine Prep) went 1-for-2 with a run scored and Mike Di Ianni (Holy Spirit) allowed an unearned run on one hit in two innings of work.

Ryan Reitmeyer (Lacey Township) went 3-for-4 with a double, home run, RBI and three runs in Kean's 7-0 win over Whittier on Friday. Reitmeyer went 2-for-4 with a run and RBI in a 10-4 win over Whittier on Saturday.

In Rowan's 17-11 win over Eastern Connecticut State on Saturday, Monny Strickland (EHT) went 3-for-4 with a double, run and five RBIs.

On Monday, Strickland was named the New Jersey Athletic Conference Rookie of the Week for the second straight week. In six games this season, he's batting .467 (7-for-15) with three doubles and 10 RBIs.

Billy Jackson (Buena Regional) allowed two unearned runs and four hits in 6 1/3 innings for Rutgers-Camden in a 3-2 win over Amherst on Sunday.

In The College of New Jersey's 12-1 win over St. Norbert on Sunday, Anthony Cocuzza (St. Augustine Prep) went 2-for-4 with two doubles, two RBIs and a run. In a 17-0 win over Cenenary College on Monday, Cocuzza went 3-for-6 with two doubles and six RBIs. He singled and doubled in a 10-run third inning.

Chris Jablonski (St. Augustine) went 2-for-2 with a pair of doubles in Ursinus' 4-2 win over Gordon on Wednesday. Jablonski also homered in a 7-6 win over Fredonia State on Friday.

Brett McCully (EHT) pitched a scoreless inning of relief and picked up the win in Wesley's 9-8 victory over St. Mary's on Thursday.


Rachel Gavigan (Sacred Heart) homered and drove in two runs for Mount St. Mary's in a 14-7 loss to Manhattan on Monday.

Brianna Long (Holy Spirit) went 3-for-4 with three runs in Albright's 7-0 win over Southern Vermont on Monday.

In Rowan's 7-2 win over Marietta on Friday, Alysa Romero (Vineland) went 3-for-4 with a double, RBI and a run scored. Romero hit a pair of doubles and drove in three runs in a 14-1 win over Husson on Saturday. Romero stayed hot on Saturday, going 3-for-4 with a double, homer and five RBIs in an 11-7 win over Muskingum.

On Monday, Romero was named the NJAC Player of the Week. In 12 games for the Profs (12-0), Romero is hitting .459 (17-for-37) with eight doubles, a home run, 16 runs and 15 RBIs.

In Rutgers-Camden's 3-1 win over Capital on Thursday, Brittany Scott (Buena) went 2-for-3 at the plate and pitched a complete game, allowing one run on five hits while striking out five. In a 13-1 win over Eureka on Monday, Scott went 2-for-4 with a double, and pitched five shutout innings, allowing two hits and striking out four.

In Ursinus' 12-5 win over SUNY Poly on Tuesday, Casey Derella (Millville) went 3-for-4 with a double and four runs. She drove in a pair of runs in a 14-8 loss to Capital on Friday.

Men's lacrosse

In Fairfield's 13-9 win over Colgate on Saturday, Will Fox (St. Augustine) was 10-for-17 in faceoffs with five ground balls.

Nikko Pontrello (St. Augustine) scored a goal and added three assists in Loyola's 12-10 win over Army on Saturday.

Daniel Smith (Oakcrest) scooped up 11 ground balls in Delaware Valley's 14-1 loss to Elizabethtown on Wednesday.

Alfonso Manzo (Southern Regional) scored a goal in Gwynedd Mercy's 7-6 loss to Messiah on Friday.

Louis Parks (Oakcrest) had two assists in Lees-McRae's 28-3 loss to Florida Southern on Tuesday. Parks scored a goal in a 13-9 win over Alderson-Broaddus on Sunday.

Women's lacrosse

Two former Cape-Atlantic League players were named Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference players of the week March 9. Melissa Williams (EHT) of Georgian Court was named the Player of the Week and Philadelphia's Corrine Etter (Millville) was named the Rookie of the Week.

Williams scored two goals in Georgian Court's 14-8 loss to Molloy on Wednesday. In Saturday's 15-6 loss to West Chester, Williams scored three goals, the last was her 100th-career goal.

In Philadelphia's 17-15 loss to Millersville on Thursday, Etter had five goals

In Albright's 18-1 win over Immaculata on Tuesday, Meghan Wilson (Barnegat) scored three goals. Wilson scored two goals and Rebecca Sartorio (Absegami) added an assist in an 18-11 win over Misericordia on Thursday.

Casey Maguire (EHT) had two goals and an assist in Lycoming's 16-9 win over Elizabethtown on March 9. Maguire scored four goals and added three assists in a 16-4 win over Rutgers-Camden on Saturday. She had two goals and an assist in an 18-4 win over Gwynedd Mercy on Monday.

In Rosemont's 10-4 win over Bryn Mawr on Wednesday, Nicole Goodwin (Absegami) had five goals. Goodwin also had two goals in an 18-8 loss to Purchase on Saturday.

In Wesley's 17-10 win over Manhattanville on Wednesday, Rylee Gould (Lower Cape May Regional) had a goal and three assists and Jessica Giaccone (Holy Spirit) had a goal. In a 13-9 win over New England on Thursday, Gould had a goal and assist, and Giaccone had a goal and three assist.


TCNJ junior Antonio Mancella (Oakcrest) finished in eighth place at the NCAA Division III Wrestling Championships on Saturday in Hershey, Pennsylvania. He finished the season 28-11.

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