Junior midfielder Erica Borgo has two goals and an assist for the Yale University field hockey team.
Borgo, of Randolph, had a goal and an assist on Sept. 23 when the Bulldogs defeated Sacred Heart, 3-1.
Her goal with 20 minutes left extended Yale's lead to 3-0 against Sacred Heart.
Last season, Borgo had a school-record 17 assists, which was second in the country.
Former Madison standout Alli Helwig has two assists for Michigan State.
Helwig, a sophomore midfielder, has started seven of 10 games for the Spartans. Michigan State is 6-5 overall and 5-3 at home.
Senior forward Sarah Charles (West Morris H.S.) leads Drew University with 10 goals.
Charles has started all eight games for the Rangers. She had hat tricks against Stevens Tech and Susquehanna.
Christa Romano, a junior midfielder from Madison, has two goals and an assist for Quinnipiac.
Romano has played in all 10 games for the Bobcats (6-4).
Four Morris and Sussex County players - Aubrey Pellerin of Long Valley, Jaclyn Bertos of Rockaway, Felicia Wetzel of Hardyston and Shannon Fisher of Denville - have contributed for William Paterson University this fall.
Pellerin, who played scholastically at West Morris, has three goals and an assist. Fisher (Morris Knolls) has one goal. Bertos and Wetzel each have an assist.
Pope John alumnae Stephanie Barbulescu has started nine of 10 games at midfield and has two assists for the 8-0-1 Montclair State University squad.
Allison Wacker, a junior forward, has started three games and has an assist. Wacker is a Wallkill Valley grad. Brittany Cooper, a sophomore midfielder from Roxbury, also has an assist for MSU.
Heather Faasse, a sophomore defender, has started all eight games for Colby-Sawyer.
Faasse had hip surgery after the 2011 season and is back in top form.
Freshman Taylor Lusardi has an assist The College of New Jersey (8-1). Lusardi graduated from Randolph High School.
Sophomore Kelly Antoniello was 16th while competing for FDU-Florham at the Ramapo Invitational at Garret Mountain Invitational on Sept. 25.
Florham Park's Antoniello, who finished in 22:59.3, is a graduate of St. Elizabeth.
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The recipient of an abundance of accolades already, sophomore Alex Hill, a graduate of Parsippany Hills High School, was named to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association East All-Region First Team on Monday, May 14.
Hill, a right-handed pitcher for Montclair State University, also was tabbed as the NJAC Pitcher of the Week for the third time this spring.
Just one day before, Hill was chosen the Most Outstanding Player of the NCAA Union Regional, pitching a three-hitter with 10 strikeouts and rapping out two of the Red Hawks' three hits in the final against Rowan University.
Hill, the NJAC Player and Pitcher of the Year, is 30-4. By winning 30 games, she tied the single-season record. Hill leads the NJAC in ERA (0.93), opposing batting average (.163), innings pitched (234.1), strikeouts (303), wins (30) and saves (5). She had registered 18 shutouts, another single-season record while her 303 strikeouts shattered the old mark of 221.
In the NCAA Union Regional, Hill went 4-0 with a 0.50 ERA. In the Red Hawks' opener versus Baruch, she yielded one hit. She gave up five hits in a 7-0 victory over The College of New Jersey. Hill was exceptional as well in two games against Rowan, giving up only two runs and striking out 17 in one-run victories.
Recently, Hill was selected to the 2012 Capital One Academic All-District Softball Team. Hill was named to the Division III District II Team. She was NCAA Division III National Player of the Week in March.
Hill, a psychology major, wields a big bat. Her .351 batting average is tops on the Red Hawks. She has 47 hits, 12 for extra bases, and has knocked in 24 runs.
The top-seeded Red Hawks (42-7) advance to the championships for the sixth time in program history and will clash with Amherst Regional winner Plattsburgh State (35-9) on Friday, May 18 at the Moyer Complex in Salem, Va. at 4 p.m.
g Rebecca Satz, a junior third baseman, had a stellar season for New Jersey City University.
Satz, who graduated from Morristown High School, led in several categories, including hits (58), average (.453) and slugging percentage (.781).
Twenty six of her hits were for extra bases and she had 31 RBIs. Satz earned NJAC First Team honors. She also gained ECAC Division III Metro Player of the Week and NJAC Player of the WSeek honors this season.
Satz's teammate, Jess Mucerino, batted .238 with 30 hits and 16 RBIs. Mucerino, a senior, is a Whippany Park High School grad.
g Sophomore shortstop Katelyn Miele hit .404 with 55 hits and 31 RBIs for William Paterson University.
Miele, of Flanders, had 16 extra base hits and a .574 slugging percentage and was second team NJAC. She attended Pope John High School.
Freshman Kelsey Principe of Parsippany batted .327 with 17 hits and swiped 7-of-7 bases.
g Rutgers-Newark junior third baseman Monica Liotto, a Parsippany Hills High School graduate, was named to the All-NJAC Second Team.
Liotto was tabbed as an at-large player for hitting .314 with a .412 slugging percentage in 18 games.
She led the Raiders in batting average (.361), doubles (10), on-base percentage (.458) and stolen bases (7) in her third season as the regular third baseman.
g Outfielder Crystal Lee started all 43 games for The College of New Jersey and batted .362 with 50 hits and 15 RBIs.
Lee, who played scholastically for Morris Knolls, swiped 43-of-44 bases and had a .977 fielding percentage for the Lions (26-17). She was named to the NJAC All-Conference First Team.
Lindsey Williams (Roxbury High School) contributed 12 hits for TCNJ. Michelle Kent (Pope John High School) had 10 hits and started all 43 games at catcher.
g First baseman Amanda Dizinno, a junior from Budd Lake, batted .360 with 31 hits and 19 RBIs for Moravian College (35-11).
The Greyhounds fell, 3-1, to Rowan at the NCCA Union Regional in the elimination game. Dizinno (Mount Olive High School) went 2 for 4 and knocked in a run in a tournament game against Misericordia.
Dizinno, selected to the Landmark Conference First Team, singled to left field in the second game of a doubleheader against Catholic University to become the 28th Moravian softball player to attain 100 hits.
g Emma Madarasz, a freshman catcher from Mendham, hit 2.59 for Swarthmore.
Madarasz, a Villa Walsh alumnae, had 14 hits and five RBIs. She stole 5-of-5 bases for the Garnet (20-20).
g Freshman Caitlin O'Connor, a resident of Rockaway, went 4-1 as a pitcher and hit .270 for Bloomsburg University.
O'Connor, a former Morris Knolls High School standout, had 10 hits and eight RBIs while starting 14-of-19 games.
g Samantha Boccolini compiled a 5-4 pitching record for the University of Scranton. Boccolini, a junior, is a Morris Hills grad.
g Megan Brain, a junior pitcher, went 4-7 for Babson College. Brain started 13 games, pitching 68 innings and striking out 29.
gJunior attack Kailee Beal (Roxbury High School) had 64 goals and 22 assists for Montclair State University.
Kelly Schoneveld, a sophomore midfielder, had 50 goals and five assists for the Red Hawks. Schoneveld attended Morris Knolls. Krissa Henderson, a sophomore attack and Landing resident, added 19 goals and eight assists.
g Amy Ernst, a freshman midfielder from Long Valley, had eight goals and two assists for Bentley College. Ernst is a West Morris High School graduate.
Junior defender Dovlyn Curtis (Mendham High School) had two goals for Bentley.
Jeane Drury's always had some pop in her bat but never this much.
As of Thursday, April 19, Drury, the former Morris Catholic High School standout, had nine home runs to lead the Pace University softball team.
With one more, the freshman shortstop will break the record for most home runs in a season.
"I'm very surprised by it," Drury said. "I wasn't expecting it. It makes sense, though, because we worked out a lot in the fall. I got stronger. My swing was changed so it's a little longer. I have more power on the ball."
A Flanders resident, Drury is among Pace's RBI leaders with 26. She is the only one on the team to play in all 44 games for Pace (27-17). She leads in runs scored and has a .333 average.
Drury batted eighth for a good portion of the season. Last week, Drury was moved into the No. 3 spot.
Getting the home run record would "be cool," she said but she's not going to think about the possibility very much.
"Right now, we're concentrating so much on the postseason," Drury said. "All I care about is doing what I can to help the team."
Sophomore shortstop Danielle DeFeo continues to climb the NCAA hitting chart, holding the seventh-highest average in the country at .530.
By going 6 for 8, DeFeo, of Andover, raised her average 19 points and jumped over nine players. DeFeo boasts the highest average (.514) of any shortstop in the country and is also among the national leaders in on-base percentage. She stands No. 30 on that list at .544.
DeFeo, a graduate of Newton High School, has 55 hits in 107 at-bats and four walks. Her slugging percentage is .523 for the Ducks (12-16).
Emily Peel, a West Morris High School graduate and Long Valley resident, was named University Athletic Association (UAA) Women's Basketball Athlete of the Week following her performance in leading Carnegie Mellon to a 1-1 mark in UAA play over the weekend of Feb. 3.
It's the third time Peel has received the honor this season.
In the Tartans' 65-56 victory over Brandeis on Sunday, Feb. 5, Peel exploded for a career-high 33 points on 14-of-16 shooting from the floor and grabbed a game-high eight rebounds. This marked the second time this season that Peel has scored 30 or more points.
The last time a Tartan scored 30 or more prior to Peel was in 1989. Peel also becomes the first player in school history to score 30 or more twice in a season since the start of the UAA (1987-88). The junior started the week scoring 19 points on 6-of-10 shooting and grabbed nine rebounds in a setback to New York University. For the week, Peel shot 77% from the floor, 80% (12-15) from the foul line and averaged 26.0 points and 8.5 rebounds.
Peel, a 6-foot forward, currently leads the UAA in blocked shots with 1.8 per game while ranking second in scoring and rebounding with 16.1 points per game and 9.7 rebounds per game. The junior also ranks second in the UAA and 12th in the nation with a field goal percentage of .571.
She has been the Tartans' high scorer 13 times this season. Peel has been the high rebounder in 15 games. She's currently averaging 15.9 points and 9.4 rebounds.
Boonton's Jen Vasta became Centenary College's all-time leading scorer on Jan. 30, breaking the previous record owned by Stephanie Roberts in a 79-61 victory over the College of Mount St. Vincent.
Vasta, a senior guard, scored 13 points in that game. She is averaging 11.7 points, 4.2 rebounds and 4.2 assists for the Cyclones (14-10).
Roberts, who graduated in 2008, had 1,479 points. Going into the season, Vasta needed 240 points to surpass Roberts.
In addition to being the all-time leading scorer, Vasta holds several career records, including field goals made, field goal percentage and assists. She holds many single-season records as well.
Freshman forward Leanna Tallamy, a graduate of High Point High School, was named the Commonwealth Coast Conference Women's Basketball Rookie of the Week for the seventh time this season.
Tallamy had three double-doubles against CCC opponents, scoring 29 points and grabbing 11 rebounds in loss to Roger Williams. She had 11 points and 12 rebounds against the University of New England and 24 points and 16 rebounds against Eastern Nazarene.
For the season, Tallamy is averaging 18.4 points and 10.5 rebounds. During her most recent stretch of double-doubles, she averaged 21.3 points and 13.0 rebounds.
Stanhope resident Sam Baranowski, a Lenape Valley graduate, is averaging 9.5 points for the University of Maine.
Baranowski has started 19 of 25 games for the Black Bears (6-19). She scored a team-high 13 points and had nine rebounds when Maine fell to Albany, 68-55, on Feb. 11.
Against Boston University on Feb. 8, Baranowski had 11 points, nine rebounds and a block.
Rockaway's Hailey Growney, a Morris Hills graduate, finished second in the 100 and 200-meter backstroke when The College of New Jersey closed out its season with a 133-129 victory over Stevens Institute of Technology.
Freshman Maria McClure of Pequannock was third in the 200-yard butterfly to help Stevens to a 163-97 victory over Hartwick College on Feb. 4.
Cori Younghans and Caroline Murphy have proven to be valuable to the Gettysburg College women's basketball team this season.
Younghans, a graduate of Roxbury High School, has started 7-of-19 games for the 11-8 Bullets, who have won their last seven games. The sophomore guard is averaging 5.1 points and 2.7 rebounds.
She has made 10 3-pointers, third-best on the team.
Younghans attained a season-high 12 points in a loss to York earlier this season. She often contributes in every statistical category, posting assists, rebounds and steals.
Murphy, also a sophomore, has started two games for Gettysburg and is averaging 7.6 points and 5.1 rebounds. She has converted 25-of-31 free throws, an impressive .806 percent.
A 6-foot-1 forward out of Chatham High School, Murphy had a career-high 15 rebounds in a win over Scranton on Jan. 2.
She had 16 points and nine rebounds in a 60-57 overtime win at Muhlenberg on Jan 14. At the time, Muhlenberg was ninth-ranked and undefeated.
Younghans also had a big play for the Bullets in the Muhlenberg game, dropping in a layup with 15 seconds left in regulation to knot the score, 50-50, and send the game into OT.
The Bullets, who have won 9 of their last 12 games, will play Johns Hopkins next. That game is scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 1 at 6 p.m.
Jen Vasta, a Boonton High School graduate, became Centenary's all-time leading scorer when the Cyclones defeated Mount St. Vincent on Monday, Jan. 31.
Vasta's 3-pointer with eight minutes left in the game enabled her to break the record of 1,479 held by Stephanie Roberts. Vasta, a senior guard, is averaging 12.3 points and 4.3 rebounds per game for Centenary (14-6). She has a team-high 75 assists.
Former Morris Catholic standout Amanda Kreuder has started all 20 games for Moravian College.
Kreuder, a junior guard, is scoring 8.9 points per game. She also takes down an average of 2.7 rebounds. She has 50 assists which is second best on the team.
She was one of three players with 13 points when Moravian defeated Goucher, 62-44, on Jan. 27.
Also playing for Moravian (12-8) is Whippany Park graduate Sarah LaFerrara. LaFerrara has played in eight games.
Chatham's Tracy Borsinger leads Middlebury College in scoring with a 9.1 average. Borsinger, a junior guard and a graduate of Villa Walsh, has 13 blocks, also a team best.
Borsinger has started 16-of-17 games. She scored a season-high 17 points in a loss to Connecticut College on Jan. 13.
Jennifer Montan has played in eight games for Susquehanna University. Montan, a freshman guard who graduated from Roxbury, is averaging a point per game.
Junior guard Haley D'Angelo has played in 21 games for Iona and is averaging 1.0 points per game. D'Angelo (West Morris High School) also has 36 assists and 15 steals.
Madison's Jeramie Barletta is a member of the Drew University squad. A junior guard, Barletta has seen action in eight games.
Theresa Towns of Morristown and Colleen Kelly of Rockaway are starting for the Montclair State University basketball team.
Towns, a sophomore guard, and Kelly, a junior forward, are averaging 10.0 and 4.6 points per game, respectively, for MSU (8-5). Towns has started all 14 games and also averages 2.8 assists and 3.3 rebounds. Kelly, a graduate of Morris Hills High School, has started 13 games and is averaging 4.6 points and 5.1 rebounds. Her 22 blocks are second-best among the Red Hawks.