Several former area high school rowers helped the Drexel University men’s and women’s rowing programs have big days at the 81st Jefferson Dad Vail Regatta on Saturday.

Drexel’s men won the overall team scoring with 27 points. The men’s and women’s crews combined to finish second with 46 points behind Temple (52).

Rocco Fucetola (St. Augustine Prep graduate from Hammonton), Colin Stewart (Ocean City grad from Petersburg) and Brandon Kintish (Mainland Regional grad from Northfield) rowed on Drexel’s winning second varsity eight in 5 minutes, 42.345 seconds, along the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia.

Hunter Reed (St. Augustine) and Doug Davis (Mainland) were on the second-place first varsity eight. Tyler Parnell (St. Augustine) rowed on the first-place freshman eight.

Kylie Magee (Holy Spirit) and Amanda Reale (Holy Spirit) were on Drexel’s second-place varsity eight. Mackenzie Dorsett (Absegami) and Hayley McKeever (Holy Spirit) were on the third-place second varsity eight. Abby Citta (Holy Spirit) was on the second-place third varsity eight.

Alabama junior Arielle Schafer (Absegami) was named to the Academic All-Big 12 second team on Monday.


Alabama at Birmingham freshman Faith Hegh (Mainland Regional) was selected to the Conference USA freshman team. Hegh, Hegh hit 16 doubles, batting .357 and a team-leading 55 hits.

Haley Hulitt (Cumberland Regional) hit a solo homer and singled in Drexel’s 7-5 loss to Charleston in a Colonial Athletic Association tournament game. She had a single and two RBIs in an 8-0 win over Charleston.

Maryland, Baltimore County, which includes freshman Gillian McCarthy (Mainland), won the America East Championship. The Hawks open NCAA Division I Tournament Norman Regional play Friday at Oklahoma.

Victoria Szrom (Egg Harbor Township) had an RBI single in Florida Tech’s 5-2 win over Mississippi College in a D-II South Regional tournament game. She had a double and two RBIs in a 6-4 win over Alabama Huntsville. She had a double and two RBIs in a 5-2 win over Mississippi College to win the regional. The Panthers (42-10) advanced to the Super Regional and will play a three-game series at West Florida beginning Thursday.

Madison Mathes (Hammonton) had two hits and an RBI in Lock Haven’s 7-2 win over West Liberty in the Atlantic Regional.

Nicole Wisser (EHT) pitched three shutout innings in relief to get the win in Neumann’s 3-2 win over Alvernia in the Eastern College Athletic Conference tournament. In a 5-3 loss to Pfeiffer, Kate Korte (EHT) had two hits and an RBI.

Arianna Segich (Ocean City) scored two runs in Penn State Brandywine’s 7-1 win over PSU DuBois in the PSU Athletic Conference Championship.

Men’s volleyball

Belmont Abbey junior Liam Maxwell (Southern Regional) finished the season leading combined NCAA Division I-II in kills per set (4.51), and second in overall kills (449). He was named to the Conference Carolinas first team.

Women’s track

Absegami grads Ayana Culhane and Kiyanna Thomas helped Hampton win its first ever Big South Conference Championship over the weekend in Rock Hill, South Carolina. Culhane won the javelin (41.19 meters), was third in the shot put (13.66) and was seventh in the hammer throw (48.49). Thomas was third in the discus (44.24) and fourth in the shot put (13.59).

Sara Wells (Barnegat) was 12th in the hammer throw (39.49) for New Jersey Institute of Technology at the Atlantic Sun Conference Championships in Jacksonville, Florida.

Asia Young (Holy Spirit) was 13th in the long jump (5.81) for Purdue at the Big Ten Conference Championships in Iowa City, Iowa.

Madelyn Bradway (Ocean City) was seventh in the discus (41.45) for Sacred Heart.

Devon Grisbaum (Ocean City) was 35th in the 5,000 (18:33.77) for Vanderbilt at the Southeast Conference Championships in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

Men’s track

Cade Antonucci (Holy Spirit) was eighth in the javelin (223 feet, 7 inches) for Auburn at the SEC Championships.

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I graduated from Rowan University in 2011 where I studied journalism. I covered local high school and college sports at the South Jersey Times and Vineland Daily Journal. I have been a sports reporter with The Press since July of 2013

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