Best of 2016-17: Spring Highlights

Best of 2016-17: Spring Highlights

COLCHESTER, Vt. - The Saint Michael's College Department of Athletics presents highlights from the 2016-17 school year, concluding with the spring seasons.

March 9, 2017 – Eleven men's lacrosse players score in a 20-5 win over Georgian Court. Junior Brian Loughlin has five goals and two assists, and classmate Charlie Murphy scores twice and lends four assists. [ Highlights ]

March 12, 2017 – Seven different players win during men's tennis' 5-4 triumph over Millersville in Orlando. Sophomore Jake Remillard and first-year Matt Mosher both earn their first career victories.

March 21, 2017 – Men's tennis senior Ben Lambert wins in singles, and classmate Hayden Steward and sophomore Dan Foley team for a victory over Saint Anselm. [ Steward & Foley Cap Win ]

April 5, 2017 – Senior Danielle Barbato is the first Purple Knight to homer twice in a game since 2007, as softball downs regional power Southern New Hampshire, 5-3, in game two of a doubleheader en route to winning the season series. First-year Torie Rathwell earns the win while homering in both games of the twinbill. Junior Brian Loughlin's hat trick and assist make him the 22nd men's lacrosse player with 100 career points. Classmate Matt Hanley has 20 saves at No. 15 Southern New Hampshire. [ Highlights ]

April 8, 2017 – Senior Paige MacKinnon and junior Kealy Moyna both score four times in women's lacrosse's 15-13 win over Southern Connecticut State. [ Highlights ]

April 10, 2017 – The College's fifth class of Chi Alpha Sigma is inducted, as 14 Purple Knights with cumulative 3.7 GPAs become members of the National College Athlete Honor Society.

April 14, 2017 – Sophomore Trevor Allen hits two late home runs in baseball's 7-2 win over Assumption, Jason Szafarski's first as a college head coach. Sophomore Christian Devine earns the win with five innings of relief. [ Highlights ] First-year Matt Johnson breaks 80 twice at the Mike Bello Invitational to tie for 23rd place, finishing with the second-lowest stroke average (78.00) by a men's golfer in the last 12 years.

April 15, 2017 – Senior Forrest Owen wins his first career tennis match versus Franklin Pierce.

April 17, 2017 – Senior Christina Brazeau and first-year Danielle Markowski's late run-scoring hits help softball sweep Franklin Pierce, 4-3 and 5-3. Junior Danielle Brown wins both games.

April 18, 2017 – Junior Kealy Moyna scores five times, and classmate Ashley Dineen adds three goals and four assists in women's lacrosse's 13-7 win over Saint Anselm. Senior Grace Gunning makes 15 saves. [ Highlights ]

April 22, 2017 – Sophomore Hunter Goodwin scores four times with two assists, and first-year Anthony Sullivan has a hat trick and three helpers in men's lacrosse's 19-6 win over AIC. [ Highlights ]

April 29, 2017 – On her final career swing, senior Christina Brazeau's two-run single breaks a sixth-inning tie, propelling softball past Bentley, 5-4. First-year Torie Rathwell earns the win. [ Highlights ] Senior Paige MacKinnon scores five times, helping women's lacrosse down AIC, 17-13. Junior Kealy Moyna adds four goals and two assists, sophomore Alex Vincent scores four times, and classmate Ellie Clark lends five assists. Senior Grace Gunning makes 13 saves. Sophomore Christian Devine tosses five innings of shutout relief, and senior Drew Salk drives in the winning run in baseball's 5-1 win over Stonehill.

April 30, 2017 – Baseball downs Stonehill, 5-3, to win the season series. Sophomores Trevor Allen and Alex Sprague combine to allow four hits while striking out 11, and senior Steven Auger goes 3-for-3. [ Highlights ]