|Area High School Golf Products Compete at Williamstown Invitational|
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05:15AM / Monday, September 25, 2017
|Mount Greylock graduate Jake Foehl competes for Williams College.|
It was Berkshire County golf weekend at Williams College’s Taconic Golf Club over the weekend.
Five alumni of area high schools represented their teams in the two-round Williams Invitational.
Jake Foehl (Mount Greylock) carded rounds of 76 on Saturday and Sunday to tie for 15th place as an individual and help the Williams men finish second, five strokes behind team champion Trinity.
Hoosac Valley graduate Chad Alibozek and Salem State placed seventh out of 19 squads competing. Alibozek tied for 44th place after shaving seven strokes off his first round score and going 83-76.
Also on the course were three players competing for Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts: Drury graduate Matt Lawrence (81-WD) and Pittsfield High’s Josh Fortier (96-94) and Liam Nolan (94-102).
At the other end of New England at Bangor, Maine’s, Bangor Municipal Golf course, Lenox graduate Jared Fadding tied for third place with an even-par 71 Saturday to lead UMass-Dartmouth to a third-place finish at the Husson Invitational.
Lenox’s Tucker McNinch competed with the Northeastern men’s cross country team at Saturday’s Panorama Farms Invitational, hosted by the University of Virginia. McNinch placed 69th with a time of 27 minutes, 41 seconds on the 8-kilometer course and helped Northeastern place eighth out of 10 teams.
At Mount Holyoke College, sophomore Kayla Dillon (Monument Mountain) helped the Lyons finish 10th at the Codfish Bowl in Franklin Park in Boston on Saturday. Dillon placed 103rd with a 5K time of 23:10.
At the same event, Pittsfield resident Michaela Grady helped the Westfield State women place second out of 14 teams. Grady clocked a time of 26:12 to place 156th.
Monument Mountain alumna Heather Hassett Saturday helped the Hartford Hawks place ninth at the Ted Owen Cross Country Invitational in New Britain, Conn. Hassett finished the 5K in 20:46 to place 45th in a 93-runner field.
Wahconah’s Kat Bruce and the Salve Regina women’s cross country team Saturday won the Blazer Invitational in Chicopee. Bruce finished 19th in the 64-woman field with a 6K time of 27:28. Earlier this fall, the freshman scored in her first collegiate race to help the Seahawks win the Roger Williams Invitational in Rhode Island.
At the University of Minnesota’s Roy Griak Cross Country Invitational on Saturday, Mount Greylock graduate Emily Kaegi led the Carleton College women to victory in the Division III race. Kaegi, a senior, placed second with a time of 22:56 in the 5K and helped Carleton to an easy win over second-place St. Thomas (Minnesota) by a 41-point margin.
Drury graduate Alyssa Marceau has appeared in five games with one start for the Simmons College women’s soccer team. The senior has taken two shots for a Sharks team that is 3-3-2.
At Wentworth, junior Taylor Patti (Pittsfield) has appeared in seven games and started five for the Leopards’ women’s soccer team, which is 3-4-1.
Another former General, Allie Supranowicz, has one assist in six starts for the Union College women’s soccer team, helping the Dutchwomen open the year 3-2-1.
Union hosts Westfield State this week, and that means Supranowicz will face a number of familiar faces from the Berkshire County high school playing fields. The Owls (3-2-2) feature Wahconah graduates Gianna Moncecchi, Ashley Zink and Amelia Dougherty. Moncecchi, a sophomore back, has appeared in seven games. Zink, a freshman back, has started six times. And freshman forward Dougherty scored her first collegiate goal on Saturday in a win over Mass College of Liberal Arts.
McCann Tech alumnus Shane Fuller has appeared in four games this fall for the College of St. Rose men’s soccer team, and he had an assist on the game-winning goal in the Golden Knights’ 2-1 win at St. Anselm on Sept. 16.
Lenox graduate and Providence College sophomore Alessandra Arace has started nine games and appeared in all 10 for the Friars’ 6-4 women’s soccer team. Arace scored her first goal of the season in a 3-0 win over in-state rival Brown.
Lee High football product Matt Heppleston has five tackles so far this fall at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minn., where the Scots are off to a 2-1 start.
It has been a historical start to the football season at Springfield College, where the Pride Saturday won its first ever New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference game by routing Worcester Polytechnic, 42-10, and opening the year 4-0 for the first time since 2006. Chad Shade ran the ball four times for 19 yards, and fellow Pittsfield graduate Dominic Traversa had five tackles.
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