Roundup: Former Hoosac standout Marszalek named to Sage Colleges athletic Hall of Fame

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ALBANY, N.Y. — Former Hoosac Valley soccer standout Rebecca Marszalek will be inducted into the Sage Colleges' athletic Hall of Fame.

Marszalek and Kaitlin Olmestead will be honored at halftime of the men's basketball game at Sage at 2 p.m., on Dec. 9.

Marszalek was her team's MVP as a senior, and was a three-time Skyline Conference all-star.

She is the all-time points leader (115) and goal scorer (52) at the school. She had 16 game-winning goals.

Berkshire duo to All-Star Game

SHEFFIELD — Two Berkshire School boys' soccer standouts will play in the High School Soccer All-American Game, scheduled for Orlando, Fla., on Dec. 2.

Mo Omar and Ahria Simons are two of the 38 high school soccer players selected to play in the game. They will play for the East team.

"Both Mo and Ahria have grown to be key members of the Berkshire team during their time under the Mountain," coach Charlie Bour said in a release. "Each has his own strength as a player and their talent is undeniable."

The duo join seven other former Bears who have played in the game since it began in 2011. Among those who have played are current NYCFC player Jack Harrison and Georgetown sophomore Ifunanyachi Achara.

Williams women's soccer

MIDDLEBURY, Vt. — For the first time since Oct. 2015, the Williams women's soccer team has lost a NESCAC game.

Anna Glovin's goal in the 83rd minute gave host Middlebury a 1-0 win over the third-ranked Ephs, handing Williams (13-1-1. 8-1-1 MESCAC) its first loss of the season.

Middlebury goalkeeper Ursula Alwang had a huge day, making 13 saves. Whitney Lincoln, making her first collegiate start, had two saves.

Williams and Middlebury have both qualified for the NESCAC postseason tournament, with the Ephs earning the top seed. The first-round matchups will be announced Wednesday night, and play begins Saturday.

Williams field hockey

MIDDLEBURY, Vt. — On a day where Williams fell from seventh to eighth in the latest national Division III poll, second-ranked Middlebury scored three unanswered goals in the first half and went on to beat the Ephs 6-2.

Libby Dolan and Hannah Goodrick scored for Williams (11-4, 6-4). Middlebury (13-2, 9-1) got two goals and an assist from Erin Nicholas.

The Ephs and Panthers will await the seedings for the NESCAC tournament. The bracket comes out Wednesday night and the tourney starts Saturday.

UMass men's soccer

AMHERST — For the first time since 2008, the UMass men's soccer team is ranked in the Division I top 25.

The Minutemen, with Dalton's Kevin Boino and Pittsfield's Jamie Rosiello on the roster, are No. 25 in this week's rankings.

UMass (11-2-3, 5-0-1 Atlantic 10), have a 10-match unbeaten streak. The Minutemen are at George Mason Saturday and at home on Nov. 1 against Fordham.


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