Sports briefs: UAlbany men’s, women’s lacrosse players honored by America East

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Six members of the UAlbany men’s lacrosse teams and 10 players from the women’s lacrosse squad were honored by the America East on Wednesday. 

The UAlbany men landed four on the AE Second Team. They are Graydon Hogg, who has 23 goals and 12 assists; Corey Yunker, who has 22 goals and eight assists; Regan Endres, who has won 127 faceoff opportunities this season at a rate of .518; and Jake Piseno, who ranks second in the conference in caused turnovers per game. 

Making the AE All-Rookie team are Amos Whitcomb, who has 17 goals and nine assists; and Thomas Decker, who has eight goals and six assists.

The UAlbany women had three players make the AE First Team. They are Katie Pascale, who leads the conference in assists (34) and points (72) and was also named to the All-Academic Team; Kathryn Sancilio, who has 22 goals nine assists; and Cailey Haynes, who ranks fourth in the America East in ground balls and fifth in caused turnovers.

Four Great Danes made the Second Team. They are Ava Poupard, who was also named to the All-Rookie Team; Sarah Falk, who leads the team with 44 goals; Claire Nothnagle, who won 17 ground balls and 16 draws, while causing 16 turnovers; and Aislinn Sweeney, who went 5-4 with a 13.02 goals-against average and a .451 save percentage.

THREE SAINT ROSE SOFTBALL PLAYERS RECOGNIZED

First basemen Madison Chandler and outfielders Morgan Tyrrell and Ciana Phillips of The College of Saint Rose softball team have been recognized with Northeast-10 Softball All-Conference accolades.

Chandler, a Saratoga Springs High School graduate, was named First Team All-Conference. She led the Golden Knights with a .369 batting average, a .475 slugging percentage and RBIs with 29.

Tyrrell, a Cobleskill-Richmondville High School graduate, earned Second Team All-Conference. She hit .379 batting average in conference play, the seventh-highest mark in the league. Tyrrell had a .980 fielding percentage.

Phillips, a Colonie High School graduate, made Third-Team All-Conference. She was 10th in the conference with 29 runs scored.

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