Athletics Roundup: Spring season recaps and awards

Baseball – Post capped off their season with a doubleheader split against Philadelphia University late last month. The Eagles finished the year 14-29 overall, and 8-12 in the Central Athletic Collegiate Conference (CACC), falling just short of qualifying for the conference tournament. Sophomore Don Walsh and freshman Michael Munson were both named to the All-CACC Second Team.

Spring season recaps

Samantha Esque

Softball – The Eagles finished with an 18-8 CACC record, but their season came to a close on the opening day of the conference tournament. Senior Samantha Esque was named CACC Pitcher of the Year for the second straight year after boasting an impressive 19-7 record, with a 1.33 ERA and 10 shutouts. Senior Kayla Kresley was named to the First Team All-CACC, while junior Kate Dawson and sophomore Emily Schaffer received Second Team honors.

Men’s Lacrosse – In their third season, Post finished with a 6-8 record, with strong wins against Georgian Court and Saint Thomas Aquinas down the stretch. The Eagles set new program highs this season in points (232), goals (157), and assists (75). Junior Trevor Buchas led the team in scoring with 29 goals.

Women’s Lacrosse – The Eagles posted their first win of the year in late April with a convincing 16-0 win over Felician, the first shutout in program history. Sophomore Toni Deren led Post with 36 goals on the year. Deren was also named CACC Rookie of the Week in the final week of the season, after scoring nine goals against Wilmington, breaking the Eagles single-game scoring record.

Men’s Tennis – Post won two of their final three matches, finishing with a 9-12 mark. Sophomores Nikola Crvelin and Martin Munoz were named to All-CACC teams; Crvelin earned a spot on the first team while Munoz received second team honors. A three-time CACC Player of the Week, Crvelin was 16-5 on the year and 3-1 against regionally-ranked opponents.

Men’s Golf – In the final event of the season, the Eagles finished in 19th place at the NCAA Division II Atlantic/East Regional at Timber Banks Golf Course. Freshman Matthieu Sicard was the top finisher for the Eagles, shooting a 13-over par followed by sophomore Carlos Fernandez-Herzog who was 24-over par.

Women’s Golf – The sole tournament for Post in April was the Lady Penmen Spring Classic at Stonebridge Country Club. Freshman Amber Thompson-Newth shot a 20-over par to finish in third place overall.

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