Athletics Roundup: Eagles Fly Together

Men’s Ice HockeyDylan Kaufman - Hockey
Men’s hockey had a slow month with just one game on the schedule in December. The Eagles lost at home on Dec. 9 to Southern New Hampshire 6-1. Daniel Moore scored a first-period goal off an assist by Nick Mancini. Post is now 2-10 on the year. Tyler Hackett is the leading scorer for the Eagles with seven goals and four assists. Post returns to action on the road at Lebanon Valley College on Jan. 6 and host the Dutchmen the next day in Shelton at 3:15 p.m.

Women’s Ice Hockey
The Post women’s hockey team continues to search for its first win in program history and is now 0-9 in its inaugural season. Kendall Fitzgerald leads the team with two goals and an assist, while Julia Schatz and Alana Lopez each have a goal. Eagle goaltenders Samantha Griswold (216) and Jenna Baumgartner (180) are among the nation’s leaders in saves. Post is currently on a long 12-game road trip and will visit UMass-Boston on Jan. 2-3 for the 10th Annual Codfish Bowl Tournament.

Men’s BasketballTyler Desrosiers - Basketball
In its final game in November, the Post men’s basketball team (4-7, 3-2 CACC) lost a heartbreaker at home to Felician 68-65 on a half-court buzzer beater by the visitors. The Eagles have bounced back and have won two of their last three. Post led by as many as 34 points as it took down first-place Caldwell at home on Dec. 5. The Eagles shot over 50 percent and had four players in double-figures, led by senior Malcolm Amos with 19 points. Both Tyler Desrosiers and Amos have been named to the CACC Honor Roll for their performances in recent weeks.

On Dec. 14, the Eagles visited Pond Place Pediatrics in Prospect to read holiday stories to children. Post will play twice more at home before the new year against Concordia (Dec. 18) and Saint Anselm (Dec. 30).

Women’s BasketballTaylor Ceballos Basketball
Post women’s basketball (1-9, 1-3 CACC) staged an impressive comeback on Nov. 30 to win its first game of the year. The Eagles trailed Felician 63-38 late in the third quarter but outscored the Golden Falcons 36-12 the rest of the way to grab the victory. Senior Tyra Jones has led the way for the Eagles as she has averaged 16.3 points and 8.5 rebounds over the last five games. Freshman Taylor Ceballos scored a season-high 22 points in the Eagles’ exhibition game against Division I opponent Albany. Post will play at home back-to-back against Concordia (Dec. 18) and Assumption (Dec. 19) before the holiday break.

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