Salve Regina University junior linebacker Ethan Gambale (Holy Spirit H.S.) was named the New England Football Conference Defensive Player of the Week on Saturday.

Gamble led his team with 15 tackles, including 1 sacks, in a 28-21 loss to Western New England on Saturday.

Jordan Powell (Lacey Township) caught a game-high 10 passes for 96 yards and a touchdown in New Hampshire's 24-14 win over Albany. Powell's touchdown came on a 2-yard pass to give the Wildcats a 24-7 lead early in the fourth quarter.

In Temple's 44-23 loss to Southern Florida, David Hood (Absegami) picked up 11 yards on two carries and had one catch for 7 yards.

Gary Melton Jr. (Cedar Creek) had two tackles and a pass breakup in Delaware State's 27-6 loss to North Carolina A&T Saturday.

Men's soccer

Ben Clark (St. Augustine Prep) started on defense in Haverford's 2-1 win over Washington and Lee on Sunday in the second round of the NCAA Division III tournament. Haverford will head to a neutral site to play St. Lawrence in the third round this Saturday.

Lycoming, which features Sean McLaughlin (Egg Harbor Township), advanced to the third round of the Division III tournament. On Saturday, the Warriors beat Johnson & Walkes 1-0 in the first round. On Sunday, they beat Dickinson 2-1.

In Rutgers-Camden's first-round 2-1 win over Eastern on Saturday, Connor Hurff (St. Augustine) scored the game-winning goal in the 103rd minute and added an assist. Camden lost in the second round to SUNY Oneonta 2-0 on Sunday.

Rutgers-Newark won the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference Metro/Upstate Championship on Sunday, beating Manhattanville 3-0. In his last collegiate game, senior Matt Broomall (Mainland Regional) made three saves for his eighth shutout of the season and school-record 26th of his career.

Wheeling Jesuit goalie Matt McCormick (Absegami) was named to the Mountain East Conference honorable mention team. He was just one of six American-born players among the 39 conference players who received year-end recognition. He picked up nine wins on the season with four shutouts.

Women's soccer

Rutgers advanced to the second round of the NCAA Division I tournament with a 1-0 win over Fairleigh Dickinson on Friday. Rutgers, which features Big Ten Conference Defensive Player of the Year Erica Skroski (Absegami) and Jenna Seddon (Absegami) will host Hofstra in the second round this Friday.

Rowan beat Lassell College 2-0 in the first round of the Division III tournament Saturday. Shelby Money (Vineland) made three saves for the shutout. Money made five saves in a 1-0 win over Lynchburg in the second round Sunday.

Women's cross country

Delaware finished 18th among 30 teams in the NCAA Division I Mid-Atlantic Regionals on Friday at Princeton. Lauren Zodl (Pinelands Regional) finished the 6-kilometer course in 90th place (23:06.5). Abby Gauthier (Southern Regional) finished 140th (24.04.1) for 24th-place Towson, and Emily Johnson (Wildwood Catholic) was 173rd (25:00.7) for 23rd-place Seton Hall.

New England College's Abby Shafer (EHT) finished third (21:43) on the 6-kilometer course at the NCAA D-III New England Region cross country championships Saturday, an event hosted by Connecticut College. She earned All-New England honors and qualified for the NCAA D-III championships to be held Saturday in Winneconne, Wisconsin.

Women's basketball

In Albany's 64-49 win over Pepperdine on Sunday, Shereesha Richards (Atlantic Christian) scored 21 points and added seven rebounds.

Kennedy Johnson (Wildwood Catholic) scored six points in Michigan State's 70-48 win over Western Michigan on Sunday.

Lauryn Fields (Middle Township) scored 10 points to go with five assists and four steals in Savanna State's 101-34 win over Columbia on Friday.

Dana DiRenzo (St. Joseph) scored four points with four rebounds in St. Francis' 89-51 loss to Georgia Tech on Sunday.

In Goldey-Beacom's 86-61 loss to Stonehill on Friday, Lexi Bruno (Millville) led the team with 23 points and four assists and Mikila Stefanski (Cedar Creek) added 14 points and three rebounds. In a 64-47 loss to Assumption on Saturday, Stefanski had a team-high 14 points and Bruno had eight points and eight assists.

Jahniece Jaffe (Cedar Creek) scored three points and had two assists in Bloomfield's 68-60 loss to Molloy on Friday. Jaffe then led the Bears to a 78-49 win over Mercy on Saturday, scoring a team-high 18 points, all on 3-pointers, to go with two assists and two rebounds.

Reilly Larkin (Ocean City) had 10 points, six rebounds and four assists in Immaculata's 66-46 loss to Haverford on Friday.

In Neumann's 79-68 win over Wilkes on Friday, Sarah Roberts (Middle Township) scored 11 points and Holly McKaig (Middle Township) had five points and seven rebounds. In a 73-41 loss to Albright on Saturday, Lauren Legler (Middle Township) and Roberts each scored four points.

In Rowan's 81-73 win over Lehman on Friday, Valerie Garofalo (Holy Spirit) had six points, seven rebounds and seven assists, and Alex Raring (Mainland) had five points and four rebounds.

Ally Ferrucci (Sacred Heart) had six points and four assists in Widener's 84-66 loss to DeSales on Saturday. She had seven points, six assists and five rebounds in a 59-55 win over The College of New Jersey on Sunday.

Brittany Harden (Sacred Heart) scored 13 points, adding seven rebounds and five assists in William Paterson's 66-56 win over Lycoming on Friday. In a 73-69 loss to Gwynedd Mercy on Saturday, Harden had eight points, nine rebounds and four assists.

Eva Sodaitis (Absegami) scored a point in Muhlenberg's 77-74 win over Moravian on Friday.

Men's cross country

Rowan finished eighth among 41 schools at the NCAA Atlantic Regional on Saturday in Castile, New York. Pat McCurry (Hammonton) finished 35th on the 8-kilometer course, clocking in at 26 minutes, 15.8 seconds.

Men's basketball

Khari Harley (EHT) had three points and three rebounds in Ohio's 85-75 win over South Florida on Saturday.

Jordan Robertson (Wildwood Catholic) scored 14 points for Colgate in a 66-53 win over George Mason on Friday.

In Eastern Illinois' 88-49 loss to Indiana on Friday, Luke Piotrowski (Atlantic Christian) had three points and two assists.

Eddie McWade (Wildwood Catholic) scored three points for Chestnut Hill in a 93-86 win over University of DC on Saturday. He also had 11 points and three assists in an 83-73 loss to Franklin Pierce on Sunday.

In University of the Sciences' 71-55 loss to Long Island Post on Saturday, Wes Kerr (Avalon resident) had 12 points and five rebounds, T-John Casiello (Wildwood Catholic) had four points and four assists, and Patrick Kugel (Mainland Regional) added two points. In a 73-71 win over NYIT on Saturday, Kerr scored 11 points and Casiello added four points and four rebounds.

David Sullivan (St. Augustine) scored nine points and had six rebounds for St. Michael's in a 77-61 loss to Saint Thomas Aquinas on Saturday.

Tom Feraco (Middle Township) had three points and four rebounds in Arcadia's 79-61 win over Haverford on Friday.

Wayne Lennon (Middle Township) scored five points with seven rebounds in Wesley's 92-91 win over Wesleyan on Sunday.

Kelvin Rivera (Hammonton) scored five points with four rebounds in Rutgers-Camden's 116-82 loss to Roanoke on Sunday.

Junior Saintel (Holy Spirit) scored four points in Chipola's 82-63 win over Richard Bland on Saturday.

Jordan Taylor (Holy Spirit) scored 13 points with seven rebounds in Coffeyville's 101-59 win over Carl Albert State last Tuesday. He also had 13 points, six rebounds and three steals in a 101-80 win against William Penn's junior-varsity team Saturday.

Isiah Graves (Atlantic City) scored 11 points in Southeastern's 99-56 win over Lincoln Land last Tuesday. Graves scored 15 points with four assists and two rebounds in a 90-87 loss to Kirkwood Saturday.

Women's crew

Nicasia D'Allesandro (EHT) was the coxswain for two Oklahoma boats at the Head of the Hooch in Chattanooga, Tennessee, on Nov. 7-8. The women's championship-eight finished second among 22 boats (16:23.7), and the women's championship-four won the 26-team race (16:56.0), finishing 45 seconds ahead of the runner-up.

Old Dominion also competed at the Head of the Hooch. Taylor Phy (Oakcrest) competed in two boats, placing seventh in the women's championship eight (16:59.1) and third in the women's open eight (16:24.4).

Beth Desmond (Holy Spirit) helped the Barry varsity four finish second (20:30.85) and the varsity eight win (20:02.45) at the Stetson Fall Rowing Rendezvous in Deland, Florida, on Saturday.


California Polytechnic State freshman Matt Wilhelm (Southern) earned a fall, a decision and a major decision on his way to the 165-pound championship at the Bill Musick Open at Fresno City College in California on Nov. 9.

In Rutgers' 28-10 win over Northern Iowa at the Journeymen/Asics Northeast Duals at Hudson Valley Community College in New York on Saturday, Phil Bakuckas (Hammonton) earned a 5-1 decision at 174 pounds.

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