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January 29, 2014

College Stars: Foulds sets Colby-Sawyer diving mark

College Stars
Michael Muldoon

---- — Colby-Sawyer senior Eric Foulds of Bradford had a record setting final home meet of his career against Regis. He won both diving events, scoring a school record 371.40 for 11 dives. The Central Catholic grad, who was named Charger of the Week, also broke his own pool record.

Another Central grad, C-S freshman Chris Begonis of Lawrence, placed second and third in the diving events.

Andover always has a ton of top college swimmers. Two of the most decorated from the Golden Warrior dynasty are USC freshman Maggie D’Innocenzo and Virginia sophomore Rachel Moore.

D’Innocenzo placed second in the 200 IM (2:04.84) and third in the 200 butterfly (2:02.60) against Utah and won the 200 fly (2:01.50) against Arizona State.

Moore took fifth in the 100 butterfly (56.28) in a recent five-team meet and placed eighth in the 200 fly (2:00.10) at the Ohio State Invitational.

TOP ROOKIE

Regis freshman outside hitter Zach Sindoni of Haverhill was named the Week 1 New England Collegiate Conference Rookie of the Week. In the first four matches of the season he recorded 32 kills, 43 points and 61 assists, all team highs.

Sophomore middle blocker Joe Coye of Plaistow (25 kills, 30.5 blocks) and freshman right-side hitter Bryan Camilo of Lawrence (21 kills, 21.5 points) also are starting. Coye is the Regis captain.

Captain-elect

Junior Gina Righini of Salem will be one of four captains for the Holy Cross soccer team next fall. Righini has started all three years and is on the school’s executive board for the Student Athletic Advisory Committee.

HAVERHILL SPEED

Three Haverhill High grads starred for Bridgewater State track at the Tufts Invitational. Senior Joseph Danner-Hicks took second in the 60 (7.10) and his twin brother and fellow quad-captain Joshua Danner-Hicks was second in the 200 meters (23.24).

Junior Josh Goehring won the 600 (1:22.66). Goehring, who also starts in soccer, was named MASCAC co-Track Athlete of the Week.

Still another Haverhill grad, senior Jonas Joseph, sprints for the Bears.

Merrimack junior Luis Cruz of Lawrence was second at Tufts in the 800 in 1:59.30. Regis freshman Siobhan McLaughlin of Derry won the women’s 5,000 in 19:42.43.

NAME CHANGE

Junior Kevin McMahon of Derry, who in his Pinkerton Academy days was known as Kevin MacPherson, is running for North Central College in Illinois.

He finished seventh in the mile (4:35.28) in the five-team Cardinal Opener. In the fall he placed fifth out of 207 runners in the 8K Benedictine Invitational in 25:49.43.

COACHES CORNER

Former Wheaton baseball stars Dan Haugh of Andover and Hal Landers of Salem are new assistants at Nichols.

MASTASCUSA HONORED

WPI junior Domenick Mastascusa of North Reading was named the Worcester Area College Player of the Week. The Malden Catholic grad scored 30 points off the bench in two wins while shooting a sizzling 11 of 13 from the field.

SILVER FOR McNAUGHTON

Several locals fared well at the URI Sorlien Invitational on Jan. 18.

Placers included: UMass sophomore Mike McNaughton of Haverhill (2nd, 1,000, 2:32.37); UMass freshman Michael Maldari of Andover (4th, 800, 1:58.30); and UMass senior Kayla Baldwin of Andover (4th, 200, 26.83; 8th, 60, 8.11).

Also Stonehill senior quad-captain Angelina Comei of Haverhill (4th, high jump, 5-1; 6th, triple jump, 35-6); URI freshman Micaela McPadden of North Andover/Central Catholic (5th, 400, 62.41); and URI sophomore Ashleigh Marks of North Andover/Central Catholic (7th, 200, 27.23; 8th, 60 hurdles, 9.38).

SCHOLARLY WILDCAT

Chris Pietrocarlo, a junior from Hampstead, is a three-time Big East All-Academic runner for the Villanova track team. He ran a 2:32.97 in the 1,000 meters at the Great Dane Classic.

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