NH College Notebook: Seven to be inducted to St. Anselm HallStaff report
November 26. 2017 2:13AM
St. Anselm College will induct seven new members to the Hall of Fame at a ceremony on Jan. 27.
Jason Karalexis was the Northeast-10 men's soccer Defensive Player of the Year and a member of the 1998 and '99 league championship squads. He was a three-time First Team All-Conference selection.
Cindy (Lebel) Tipping was a member of the inaugural varsity women's ice hockey team and helped the squad post a 88-15-2 record. She is the only First Team All-America selection in team history, earning the award in 2005-06. She earned Second Team All-America honors in 2006-07 and 2007-08 and she captured ECAC East Player of the Year plaudits in 2005-06. She was named All-ECAC in back-to-back seasons (2006-07, 2007-08).
Todd Manuel was a four-year member of the men's basketball team, from 1998-2002, tallying 1,633 points, was a two-time Northeast-10 First Team All-Conference selection and was twice named to the NABC First Team All-Northeast Region squad.
John O'Connell posted 1,329 points Hawks over a four-year career and ranks fifth all-time with a .741 free throw percentage. O'Connell reeled in 783 career rebounds, seventh-most in program history. He was a First Team All-Conference selection in 1995-96, and earned the NE10 Defensive Player of the Year award that year.
Geoff Raby was a member of the first-ever modern day football team, playing in the first exhibition tilt on Sept. 11, 1998 against Brown. Raby earned First Team All-Conference honors in 2000 and picked up Second Team All-Conference merits in 2001 and 2002.
Jocelyn (Savastano) Aguilar, a two-sport athlete, is the all-time leader in career goal scoring (82), assists (29), points (193) and game-winning goals (17) for the women's soccer team.
Savastano also played one season of softball for the Hawks, one of only two student-athletes on the squad to start all 39 games while batting .265 with a team-leading eight stolen bases.
Ranked ninth all-time in career point scoring, Kathleen Shippee handed out 636 assists from 1991-95, setting the program record while also averaging 11.3 points per game. Her .832 free throw percentage stands as the fourth-best career mark in team history and her 218 steals are the seventh-most ever recorded by a Hawks player.
Stonehill: Senior cornerback Donovan Phanor of Portsmouth was named the Northeast-10 Conference's Defensive Player of the Week after matching his career-high with nine tackles (career-best seven solo), with an interception and a fumble recovery as Stonehill posted its first win in program history over American International University with a 38-27 decision at W.B. Mason Stadium last Saturday.
SNHU: Senior Marisa Coronis of Hudson was selected as the Northeast-10 Player of the Week for the period ending Nov. 12.
Coronis, who also won the award back on Oct. 31, totaled 58 kills, four service aces, 39 digs and eight blocks, while hitting .293, during a 3-0 week for the Penmen.
Franklin Pierce: Freshman forward Haley Parker of Londonderry earned New England Women's Hockey Alliance Rookie of the Week honors.
Parker notched a goal and an assist last weekend. On Friday night, she scored a shorthanded goal in an extra-attacker situation in the final minute to force overtime. On Saturday, Parker provided an assist.
Ravens senior forward Alex Brolsma was been named NEWHA Player of the Week for the week ending on Nov. 19.
Brolsma scored three times in the two games in a pair of one-goal defeats to Sacred Heart
Plymouth State: Quinn Carroll of Amherst was named to the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference Honor Roll after he scored a pair of goals to help PSU sneak past rival Salem State University, 5-4, in overtime on Thursday night.
Syracuse: Junior Brooke Avery, of Concord, notched her first career two-goal game in a 5-1 win over RIT last Saturday. She has five goals and three assists for the Orange (4-7-2). Avery is a graduate of St. Paul's School.
Simmons: Haley Summers of Hudson was named the Great Northeast Athletic Conference Women's Swimming & Diving Rookie of the Week for the week of Nov. 13-19.
Summers, an Alvirne High School graduate, captured her first collegiate victory with a personal-record time of 28.84 to win the 50-yard butterfly by more than a second and a half on Nov. 18 against the University of New England. The rookie placed second in the 100-yard freestyle earlier in the meet with a personal-best mark of 58.65.
Simmons' Maria Soraghan of East Hampstead was named the Great Northeast Athletic Conference Women's Swimming & Diving Rookie of the Week for the week of Nov. 6-12, it was announced today by the league.
The freshman scored 22 points with a pair of first-place finishes and a second-place effort, while helping the Sharks to a win in the 400-yard freestyle relay in the team's 167-132 victory over Wellesley on Nov. 11.
St. Michael's: Sophomore Connor Hopkins of Windham was named Northeast-10 Conference Swimmer of the Week for the week ending on Sunday, Nov. 19. It marked the second straight week Hopkins' men's team earned a major award, as he was part of last week's NE10 Relay Team of the Week.
Hopkins won six events, posted the top times in the NE10 this year in three events, and played a role in three school records while accounting for 170 of his team's 391 points during a second-place finish at the State University of New York at Potsdam's North Country Invitational over the weekend. Hopkins won the 50-yard freestyle (21.36), 100-yard backstroke (52.97) and 100 free (47.00), claiming the NE10's top times in each while missing the 50 free school record by 0.01 seconds.