Rutgers-Newark freshman Matt Broomall (Mainland Regional) earned New Jersey Athletic Conference Goalkeeper of the Year honors.

The rookie leads the conference in shutouts (eight) and total saves (83).

He also was selected to the all-conference first team. Broomall posted an 11-8-0 record with a 0.98 goals-against average.

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Junior forward Mitch Grotti (Millville) recorded an assist as second-seeded Rutgers-Camden won its second straight NJAC title 3-0 over fifth-seeded Rowan University. Rutgers-Camden, ranked 18th in the latest National Soccer Coaches Association of America Poll, earned an automatic bid to the NCAA Division III tournament.

Grotti and Joe Auleta (Ham-monton) were named to the NJAC second team.

Michael Fanz-Huster (Hammonton) made two saves in 30 minutes, 31 seconds for the Profs.

In a 2-1 win over Montclair State in the semifinals, Fanz-Huster made seven saves for the Profs. Fanz-Huster was also named to the NJAC second team.

Women’s soccer

Misericordia University’s Nicolette Hensel (Buena Regional) was selected to the All-Freedom Conference first team. Hensel led the conference in assists with 11 and contributed to a defense that allowed an average of 0.60 goals per game. … Chestnut Hill College junior midfielder Carly DiGiovanni (Ocean City) was named to the All-Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference first team for the second time in her career. She led the league with 16 goals and 35 points.

Penn State Berks freshman Sara Conover (Egg Harbor Township) was named the North East Athletic Conference Rookie of the Year and was selected to the first-team all-conference. Conover had 21 goals and 51 points to rank first and second, respectively, in the conference.

Women’s swimming

Rowan senior Teresa Stearns (Holy Spirit) anchored the winning 200-yard medley relay (1 minute, 58.78 seconds) in a 103-71 victory over Cabrini.

Stearns also was on the winning 200 freestyle relay (1:45.01).

Men’s swimming

Sophomore Ben Cain (Holy Spirit) swam the second leg of Rowan’s winning 400 freestyle relay (3:19.34) in a 153.5-101.5 victory over Misericor-dia. Cain also placed third in the 50 freestyle (23.05), while Mike Demarest (Absegami) was third in the 200 backstroke (2:08.57). In a 103-62 win against Cabrini College, Cain and Demarest swam the first and second leg, respectively, of the winning 200 freestyle relay (1:30.81). Cain also anchored the first-place 200 medley relay in 1:41.29.

Field hockey

West Chester sophomore Kelsey Cheek (Oakcrest) scored two goals, including the game-winner, in a first-round NCAA Division II playoff game against Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

TCNJ freshman Roisin Dougherty (Ocean City) made one save in a 4-3 loss to Rowan in the NJAC semifinals.

Women’s cross country

Rowan junior Meghan Borz (Buena Regional) was named to the NJAC first team for the second straight year. She placed third at the NJAC championships in 22:24.35.

Men’s cross country

Gloucester County College sophomore Joe Sacco (Hammonton) finished 18th (30:18.25) at the National Junior College Athletic Association Northeast District Championships at Stanley Park in Westfield, Mass. The Roadrunners won the men’s title with 35 points. At the Region 19 championships, Sacco placed 22nd (30:56) as the team finished second. … Brandon Skeie (Southern Regional) finished 53rd in 34:28.64 for the West Florida at the NCAA Division II South Regional Championships in Huntsville, Ala. UWF came in fifth among 12 teams.


TCNJ junior Sean Clark (St. Joseph) was named the NJAC Defensive Player of the Week. The defensive back intercepted two passes and made six tackles as the Lions shut out Morrisville State 14-0. … Wesley College offensive lineman and four year starter Brian Cranmer (St. Augustine Prep) was a member of a team that finished 8-1 and qualified for the Division III playoffsfpr the eighth straight season. Cranmer played in the semifinals for the previous three seasons and now has a four-year record 45-4.

Women’s crew

In the first race of their collegiate careers, freshmen Ashley Nardiello (Ocean City), Lauren Wright (Egg Harbor Township), Colleen Rennie (Absegami) and Jenna Sterling (Absegami) rowed the Old Dominion novice eight to victory over 27 other boats at the Head of the Schulkyll Regatta.

Men’s golf

William & Mary sophomore Alex Hicks (Middle Township) finished 19th among 135 competitors at the Wendy’s Kiawah Classic at Kiawah Resort in South Carolina. Hicks shot a team-best 77-71-74—222 to lead the Tribe to a ninth-place finish.

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