Local roundup: Conn College volleyball wins in its return
Bronxville, N.Y. — The Connecticut College volleyball team played its first match since Nov. 1, 2019, and came away with a win, beating Sarah Lawrence 3-0 on Friday.
The Camels won 25-20, 25-17 and 25-11. Eliza Wolcott had eight kills and 10 digs, Annie Wibbelsman had seven kills, Katie Howley had 17 digs, McKaela Simons had 18 assists and Nicolette Marino had a career-high 20 digs for Conn.
H.S. girls' lacrosse
• Williams School opened its season with a 17-12 loss to Wooster Prep. Lucy Fader had three goals and an assist, Ellie Fader scored three goals and Sarah Cole scored twice for the Blues. Maria Angelini made 11 saves for Williams while teammate Amaya Butler led the defense and also scored a goal.
• UConn Avery Point picked up its first win of the season on Thursday night, beating the Eastern Connecticut State junior varsity 13-11. Jaden Fowler was 4-for-4 with two RBI and three runs scored and Javon Hernandez had two hits, scored four runs and drove in three for the Pointers (1-3).
Thomas Wagner of Mystic picked up the win in relief, allowing one run over three innings. Chris Oliwa earned a save and Chris Genao hit a grand slam for Avery Point.
• Mitchell College finished second at the Eastern Invitational on Thursday at The Windham Club. The Mariners scored 352, second to Rhode Island Colege's 309. Michael McCarthy led Mitchell with a seventh-place finish with an 83. Other Mitchell scorers were Shamus McLean (86), Nick Knisel (90), Jakob Margetta (93) and Jared Hoover (115).
Stories that may interest you
Alyssa Thomas, the Connecticut Sun’s introverted forward with a demonstrative game, was asked to describe her mother, Tina Klotzbeecher-Thomas. “The complete opposite of me,” she said with a laugh.
Missy Parker is perhaps better known around the community as the emerging face of sports at New London High School.
It’s hard for Dougie DelaCruz to fully express the impact his mother Ruth continues to have on his life. Ruth has always been there for Dougie and his three brothers.