Cole boosts tennis team at Amherst


June 02, 1996|By Doug Brown | Doug Brown,SUN STAFF

Ryan Cole (Pikesville) had a banner tennis season as an Amherst sophomore.

Cole helped Amherst reach the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division III championships for the first time in school history, compiling a 10-4 regular-season record at No. 4 singles and winning two of his three singles matches at the NCAA final eight zTC in Atlanta. Amherst finished seventh. Cole's regular-season career record is 23-6.


In his second season as a Haverford attackman, Brian Bean (Loyola) surpassed the 100 career points plateau, finishing with 117. He was the team's No. 2 scorer with 24 goals and 20 assists for 44 points.

Captain Clancy Cornwall (Annapolis) led Merchant Marine in goals (33) and points (44), scoring his 100th career goal in the final game against Montclair State. Freshman defenseman Damon Rigot (St. Mary's) contributed 59 ground balls and junior defenseman Bert Hornyak (Severna Park) had 21.

After collecting 64 ground balls and two assists, freshman defenseman Ian Kanski (Towson) was named Radford's MVP as the team finished with the best record (5-8) in school history.

Senior Dave Daniecki (Loyola), an honorable mention All-American, won the Lockhart Award, given to Penn State's best defenseman, for the second year in a row.

Kathleen Harrington (Garrison Forest), who made 259 saves and allowed 9.04 goals a game at Lynchburg, was named to the Brine/Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Association All-South Atlantic Region team. . . . Senior defensive midfielder Andy Trietley (Mount St. Joseph) got the Patriot League's scholar-athlete award after spurring Bucknell to a 12-0 record and compiling a 3.5 grade-point average in civil engineering.

Pub Date: 6/02/96

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