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Local roundup: Avery Point women fall to Monroe

New Rochelle, N.Y.  — Monroe Bronx, ranked fourth nationally in NJCAA, beat Avery Point 78-50 in a women's basketball game on Tuesday.

Trinity Angel had 11 points and 13 rebounds to lead the Pointers (2-5). Adeline Smith of Niantic had 20 points and seven rebounds, Francesca Foster of Mystic had eight points, five rebounds and five assists and Cassidy White of Norwich had seven points and five rebounds for Avery Point.

Women's hockey

• Trinity beat Connecticut College 2-0 in a New England Small College Athletic Conference game. Stephanie Nevers scored in the second period and Angelica Mushenko had an empty-netter with two seconds left to Trinity (4-0-1, 1-0). Conn is 1-4, 0-3. 

College honors

• Junior Mya Johnson and senior Kat Norton of the Conn College women's soccer team have been named to the United Soccer Coaches All-Region Team. Johnson, the former Old Lyme all-stater, made the first team and Norton made the second team after helping the Camels reach the NCAA tournament.

Johnson, who earned the award for the first time, led the Camels in scoring with 10 goals and three assists for 23 points. Three of her markers were also game-winning tallies. She also made the All-NESCAC first team. By making the first team Johnson is now eligible for All-America recognition. 

Norton earned all-region recognition for the third time after being an All-NESCAC selection all four years she competed, including a first-team selection this year. Norton ranked second on the team in scoring behind Johnson this season with nine points on three goals and three assists. She ended her career ranked second in career goals (29) and tied for second in career points (67).

• Conn College men's soccer coach Reuben Burk and assistant Andrew Storton headlined a list of four Camels who earned United Soccer Coaches All-Region recognition. Burk and Storton were named the region's coaching staff of the year, while juniors Augie Djerdjaj and Steve Yeonas made the first team.

Burk and Storton have propelled the Camels to their fourth straight NCAA tournament appearance and first trip to the NCAA's Final Four. The program has also won its first NESCAC regular season crown, hosted the league's championship weekend for the first time, and advanced to the championship match of the NESCAC tournament for the first time in program history.

Djerdjaj, who was named the NESCAC Player of the Year, is earning his second all-region award after making the second team in 2019. The midfielder has five goals and three assists in 16 appearances and 13 starts. Yeonas earned all-region recognition for the first time. He has 10 points on four goals and two assists. Djerdjaj and Yeonas are eligible for All-America recognition. Burk and Storton are also finalists to be recognized as the national coaching staff of the year.

• Six Conn College student-athletes were named to their respective NESCAC Fall All-Sportsmanship Teams. Sophomore Kaleb Habtegebriel of men's cross country, senior Avery Light of volleyball, senior Emily Lorry of women's soccer, sophomore Jack Marvel of men's soccer, senior Emi Schwab of women's cross country, and freshman Chloe Therrien of field hockey all made the team.


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