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NCAA Men's Soccer: Second-Half Goals Lift Rowan to Victory; Profs Face Stevens Sunday

HOBOKEN, NJ – Johnny Troiano and Chad Yates scored second-half goals to lift Rowan to a 3-2 win over #20 Middlebury in the NCAA Men’s Soccer Championship first round hosted by Stevens. The Profs (12-5-5) will meet fourth-ranked Stevens (16-0-3) on Sunday at 3 p.m. in a second-round contest. With the game tied, 2-2, Yates connected on a 30-yard free kick for his seventh gamewinner of the season at 68:13, which was his team-best 13th goal of the year. That goal came just six minutes after Troiano tied it, 2-2, when Davide Caputo crossed the ball and Turlough Gartlan knocked a chest pass to the freshman, who scored on a high shot at 62:46. Rowan scored first when Gil Ferreira followed in his own rebound just 10 minutes into the match. Middlebury tied it up just two minutes later when the Panthers were awarded a penalty kick after a Rowan... Read more →

Rowan Sports Highlights/Results: Volleyball NJAC Champs; Football & Men and Women's Swimming

NJAC Champions! Volleyball Wins 3-2 Thriller Over Montclair State GLASSBORO, NJ -- In a match for the ages, Rowan claimed its fourth conference title and first since 2004 as the Profs took down Montclair State, 3-2 (25-23, 25-27, 19-25, 25-20, and 19-17), in the NJAC Championship here at Esbjornson Gymnasium on Saturday. With the victory, Rowan capture's the conference's automatic bid to the NCAA Division III Tournament. Selections will be announced on Monday afternoon. The resilient Profs battled through deficits throughout the match, most importantly in the fifth and deciding set, as Rowan fought off match point five times en route to the title. In all, there were 30 ties and 18 lead changes throughout the day. The team's two seniors, Natalie Ogden (22) and Cassidy Abdalla (14) totaled 36 of the squad's 59 kills. For Abdalla, the 14 kills were a career high while Ogden added 14 digs for... Read more →

5 Biggest Mistakes of App Review Management

The higher your app’s ratings — the more users see it, and the more purchases flow in. However, you cannot please everyone. Sooner or later, negative comments appear. The way you handle them defines the future of your product. Sadly, too many developers ignore the golden rules of feedback management. Should you reply to all reviews or just the negative ones? How often should you send requests for feedback? There are many questions to answer. With a system for automatic app review responses, boosting ratings is easy. Experts will help you avoid the deadly sins of app management, including these five mistakes. Delayed Responding If a user complains about a specific feature, improving it requires time. Do not keep them in the dark, though. Reply to the comment promptly to show that their opinion counts and the team is working on a solution. This will contribute to trust and attract... Read more →

GUEST OPINION: Once Again the New York Times Lies about Saint Serra

August 6, 2020 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a New York Times column attacking St. Serra: On September 23, 2015, Pope Francis canonized Junípero Serra, the 18th century Spanish priest who courageously defended the human rights of Indians in North America. A week later the New York Times maligned St. Serra in a front-page story by Laura M. Holson, "Sainthood of Serra Reopens Wounds in Colonialism in California." She said that "Historians agree that he [Serra] forced Native Americans to abandon their tribal culture and convert to Christianity, and that he had them whipped and imprisoned and sometimes worked or tortured to death." This was a bald-face lie. As I will show, the newspaper's response to my criticism was astoundingly unconvincing. Now this same accusation appears in a New York Times online opinion column by Elizabeth Bruenig, "American Catholics and Black Lives Matter." Bruenig writes that Serra's "eager... Read more →

Stevenson Player Trang Nguyen-Christensen, From Mullica Hill Helps Team Win MAC Title

press release OWINGS MILLS, MD (12/13/2016)-- Stevenson University women's volleyball player Trang Nguyen-Christensen, and the Mustangs beat Messiah College, earning the title of MAC Commonwealth Champions. This will be Stevenson's sixth year in a row, heading to the NCAA Division III Women's Volleyball Championship. Annika Schwartz, has been named the Championship MVP for the second year in a row, where she earned her 13th double-double, four kills, and three blocks. She has also been named an American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Mid-Atlantic All-Region Team member, and a MAC Commonwealth First Team All-Conference selection. Moriah Savage, has been selected as a MAC Commonwealth Honorable Mention selection, while also being named an AVCA Mid-Atlantic All-Region Team member. She placed second on the team with 262 kills, and a .259 clip for the season. Kristen Brooks, was not only selected as an AVCA Mid-Atlantic All-Region Team member, but was also chosen as a... Read more →

N.J. College Student-Athletes Named to MAC Spring Honor Roll

Stevenson University (Photo credit: Wikipedia) OWINGS MILLS, MD (07/12/2016)-- Student-athletes are named to the MAC Spring Academic Honor Roll, showcasing their achievements both in the game, and in the classroom. Craig Joseph of Marlton (08053) Kevin Wu of Cherry Hill (08003) Daniel Halla of Haddonfield (08033) Christopher Hammerquist of Cherry Hill (08003) Forrest Allen of Elmer (08318) Brett Olin of Cherryhill (08003) Brianna Rafferty of National Park (08063) Stevenson University is a coeducational, independent institution widely known for its unique synthesis of traditional liberal arts education and exceptional career preparation. The 4,200 students receive an innovative education from the six academic schools- Business and Leadership, Design, Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, Sciences, and Graduate and Professional Studies. Each student experiences individual attention from faculty members and extensive career preparation gained through real-world training. Two ideal locations just north of Baltimore, Maryland, in Stevenson and Owings Mills, make the University truly... Read more →

Stevenson University Recognizes the Football team

OWINGS MILLS, MD (11/24/2014)(readMedia)-- Congratulations to the 2014 Football team members: Wayne Becker of Galloway (08205) Lee Bouggess of Swedesboro (08085) Jarret Bragg of Sicklerville (08081) Dondre' Brown of Somers Point (08244) Roderick Collins of Pennsauken (08109) Tony Colon of Glassboro (08028) Dylan Cummings of Pennsville (08070) Carl File of Millville (08332) Troy Martino of Delran (08075) Austin Meyers of Marlton (08053) Nathan Niederhofer of Dorothy (08317) Cory Pietrzyk of Turnersville (08012) Brandon Smart of Sicklerville (08081) Dayne Turner of Burlington (08016) Daniel Williams of Sicklerville (08081) Under Ed Hottle, the first head coach in program history, the team finished the season 8-3, the best record yet in the four-year football program history. The Mustangs had a phenomenal season, scoring a total of 245 points with an average of 24.5 points per game. The team finished the 2014 season with a school record of eight wins, equaling the amount of... Read more →

Stevens Field Hockey Prepared for 2013 Season; Ducks Open at Home Friday

HOBOKEN, N.J. (August 28, 2013) – The Stevens Institute of Technology field hockey team will open its 2013 season Friday afternoon at the De Baun Athletic Complex against No. 8 Messiah College. The Ducks are coming off a 2012 season that saw the program’s first-ever Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference Mid-Atlantic title, the Empire 8 regular-season title and a trip to the conference final. The Ducks also won 16 games against just seven losses which was the third-most victories in program history and seventh-straight season with double-digit victories. “Winning the ECAC title last year felt really good, ending the season strong and playing really good hockey” said third-year coach Emily Beach (Hoboken, N.J.). “That said, we were disappointed to not win E8s and get a bid to NCAAs, so we will look to avenge that loss this year and make a run in the NCAA tournament.” In 2013, Stevens will look... Read more →

More Postseason Honors for Baseball’s Allen

HOBOKEN, N.J. (May 20, 2013) – Junior Dan Allen (Egg Harbor Township, N.J.) of the Stevens Institute of Technology baseball team raked in more postseason honors today as and the American Baseball Coaches Association/Rawlings released its all-region teams. Allen was honored as a utility player on both New York All-Region squads. recognized the everyday outfielder and closer as a first-team member after a superb season at the plate and on the mound, while the ABCA/Rawlings All-Region team placed Allen as a third-team honoree. In the batter's box, the Egg Harbor Township native paced the Ducks' offense in 11 categories. He hit .343 in 140 at bats with 40 runs batted in and 32 runs scored. Allen also registered 48 hits which included 13 doubles and four homeruns for a .521 slugging percentage. He reached base at a .423 clip with 20 walks and also stole 19 bags. On... Read more →

Allen Highlights NJCBA All-State Selections |

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (May 16, 2013) – Junior Dan Allen (Egg Harbor Township, N.J.) of the Stevens Institute of Technology baseball team was named New Jersey Collegiate Baseball Association (NJCBA) First-Team All-State as a utility player and also Division II/III Fireman of the Year as a closer. Stevens finished the 2013 season with a 23-18 overall mark after its second straight trip to the ECAC Metro Championship. Allen, an Empire 8 Conference First-Team selection, finished his junior campaign with six saves in nine appearances on the mound with a slender 0.73 earned-run average to earn the state’s top relief pitcher. He tossed 12.1 innings and struck out 14 hitters to go along with a 2-0 record. In the batter’s box, the Egg Harbor Township native paced the Ducks’ offense in 11 categories which landed Allen as a first-team utility player for the NJCBA. He hit .343 in 140 at bats... Read more →

Nine from Baseball Named Empire 8 All-Conference

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (May 10, 2013) – The Empire 8 Conference released its post season baseball awards today and nine members of the Stevens Institute of Technology squad were recognized on the first- and second-teams. Stevens finished up its 2013 season with a 23-18 overall record and bowed out of the ECAC Metro Tournament on Wednesday afternoon against Rutgers-Camden University. Three student-athletes landed on the first-team in junior Dan Allen (Egg Harbor Township, N.J.), sophomore Ryan Mannello (Staten Island, N.Y) and freshman Ryan Patterson (Staten Island, N.Y.). Allen was voted as a first-team utility player after leading the Ducks in 11 offensive categories to go along with a 0.73 earned-run average and six saves in nine appearances. He was tops on the team in games played (41), average (.343), at bats (140), total bases (73), hits (48), runs batted in (40), runs scored (32), walks (20), doubles (13), homeruns (four) and... Read more →

Stevens to Meet Rutgers-Camden in First Round of ECAC Metro Tournament |

press release photo credit HOBOKEN, N.J. (May 7, 2013) – The Stevens Institute of Technology baseball team earned the No. 4 seed in the ECAC Metro Championship and will play No. 5 Rutgers-Camden University on Wednesday afternoon at 3:30 pm. at Campbell’s Stadium. Campbell’s Field is the home park for the Minor League Camden Riversharks. Stevens (23-17) is the higher seed in the nine-inning affair but will play at Rutgers-Camden (22-18) in the seven-team tournament due to the NCAA Men’s Lacrosse game being played in Hoboken tomorrow. If victorious, the Ducks will take on Empire 8 Conference rival and top seeded St. John Fisher College (26-14) on Saturday at a site still to be determined. The Ducks will be led offensively by junior Dan Allen (Egg Harbor Township, N.J.) who paces Stevens with a .353 batting average, 48 hits, 40 runs batted in, 32 runs scored, 20 walks, 13... Read more →

NJCBA Tabs Allen Player of the Week

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (May 3, 2013) – Junior Dan Allen (Egg Harbor Township, N.J.) of the Stevens Institute of Technology baseball team was named New Jersey Collegiate Baseball Association Player of the Week after his performance over the past six games. Stevens went 5-1 last week and closed out the regular season with a 2-1 win over NJCU to finish the year 23-17 overall. Allen recorded a .429 batting average (9-for-21) and drove in nine runs. He also scored six times and stole six bases with five walks. In the fourth game of series with Utica, Allen posted his 100th career hit, 40th RBI of the season on a double and earned his fifth save on the year. Earlier in the week, he picked up the victory in a 6-3 extra innings win at Baruch on April 23 in three innings of work. The Ducks defeated John Jay, 16-4, on... Read more →


press release May 2 New Jersey City University had the tying run on third base with one out in the top of the ninth inning before Stevens Institute of Technology made a game-ending diving catch in center field as the Ducks outlasted NJCU, 2-1, in the 2013 season finale for the Gothic Knights on May 1 at Dobbelaar Field. In a game where hits were at a premium—three for NJCU and only two for Stevens—each school's starter was brilliant, but only one could win. Stevens concludes the regular season at 23-17. NJCU's 66th season of baseball ends with a 17-22 ledger, losing the final three games. In the top of the ninth, senior center fielderMICHAEL PATTERSON (Piscataway, NJ/Piscataway) led off with a single to left center, stole second base and advanced to third on a one-out ground out. Junior right-handerDan Allen (Egg Harbor Township, NJ/Egg Harbor Township) entered in relief... Read more →

College Baseball Report: Rowan over NJCU, Stevens 10, Lehman 6

Baseball Wins 9-5 Over New Jersey City University Outfielder Nick Kreiger Box Score GLASSBORO, NJ – The Rowan University baseball team won 9-5 over conference opponent New Jersey City University on Friday. The Profs are 22-10 overall and 7-5 in the New Jersey Athletic Conference. On Thursday (April 18), Rowan had a 13-2 victory at New Jersey City. The Gothic Knights have a 14-17 record with a 3-9 conference mark. Left-hander Kyle Brown (sr. Southampton, NJ/Seneca) was the winning pitcher in relief. He went two innings and only gave up two hits. Right-hander Jomar Casiano (fr. Jersey City, NJ/Ferris) took the loss. He (3-2) allowed seven hits and five earned runs. Rowan catcher Stephen Petriello (fr. South Plainfield, NJ/South Plainfield) went two for three with a triple, two RBIs and one run scored. Third baseman Kevin McMenamin (so. Maple Shade, NJ/Maple Shade) contributed with three hits (five at bats), a... Read more →

Ducks Split Doubleheader with St. John Fisher

Allen Picks up Win and Walk-off Single in Game Two Victory over St. John Fisher HOBOKEN, N.J. (March 30, 2013) – For the second straight day, the Stevens Institute of Technology baseball team earned a split against Empire 8 Conference rival St. John Fisher College on Saturday afternoon at Dobbelaar Field. In the first real spring feel weather-wise this season, Stevens dropped Game One, 6-1, but bounced back in dramatic fashion to take the nightcap, 6-5, on a walk-off single in the bottom of the seventh. The Ducks are now 11-7 overall and 2-2 in the Empire 8. Game One: St. John Fisher 6, Stevens 1 Fisher’s junior pitcher Justin D’Amato tossed a complete game two-hitter and kept the Stevens hitter off balance all game with eight strike outs to just two walks. Stevens scratched one run off the lefty on a suicide squeeze by freshman Nicholas Sieber (Shrewsbury, Mass.)... Read more →

Ducks Split Doubleheader with St. John Fisher

Yano’s Five Hits Highlights E8 Baseball Split with HOBOKEN, N.J. (March 29, 2013) – The Stevens Institute of Technology baseball team earned a split in the opening Empire 8 Conference doubleheader against St. John Fisher College on Friday afternoon at Dobbelaar Field. Stevens dropped Game One, 10-7, but fought back for a 9-5 Game Two victory to salvage the split. The Ducks are now 10-6 overall, 1-1 in the Empire 8, while St. John Fisher is 9-6 and 1-1. Game One: St. John Fisher 10, Stevens 7 In the opener, Stevens struck first with a two-out solo home run from junior Dan Allen (Egg Harbor Township, N.J.) in the bottom of the first inning to take an early 1-0 lead. Allen went 2-for-3 in Game One with three runs batted in, two runs scored and a walk. He picked up his two other RBI in his next two at bats... Read more →

CNBNEWS COLLEGE SPORTS For Saturday: Rowan Wins, Hawks/Wagner Cancel, Rutgers Offense Hot, Lions Shine in Florida, Ducks Split

update 8PM ROWAN BASEBALL EDGES NUMBER ONE RANKED CORTLAND, 5-4 LEESBURG, FL – The Rowan University baseball team edged number one ranked SUNY Cortland, 5-4 on Saturday at Lake Sumter Community College. It was Rowan’s second game at the RussMatt Tournament during spring break. The Profs are 7-2 overall while the Red Dragons are 10-4 on the season. On Friday, Rowan lost 12-8 against Cortland. Right-hander Jeff White (sr. Medford, NJ/Sterling) earned the win on the mound. White (1-0) went six innings and gave up six hits and four earned runs. He struck out four batters. Righty Nick Henderson (jr. Pemberton, NJ/Pemberton Twp.) earned the save. Right-hander Mike Hughes had the loss. He (1-1) allowed eight hits and five earned run. Third baseman Kevin McMenamin (so. Maple Shade, NJ/Maple Shade) and center fielder Eric Perez (jr. Fords, NJ/Woodbridge) each totaled three hits (four at bats) and one RBI for the... Read more →

Another Double-Digit Strikeout Effort for Baseball Pitchers in 10-2 Win over CCNY

HOBOKEN, N.J. (March 13, 2013) – For the fourth time in six games this season, the Stevens Institute of Technology baseball pitching staff struck out double-digit batters in a 10-2 victory over the City College of New York on Wednesday afternoon. Although the game was played at Dobbelaar Field, Stevens was the away team in the box score since the contest was originally scheduled at CCNY. Eight different Ducks toed the rubber and combined for 11 strikeouts in nine innings. Sophomore Peirce Marston (Silver Spring, Md.) led the way by punching out the side in the third inning to earn the victory. Juniors Craig Leopold (Edison, N.J.) and Mark Poinsett (Ocean Gate, N.J.), and freshman Jayson Yano (Foothill Ranch, Calif.) each fanned two CCNY hitters in an inning of relief. Freshmen Bridger Cohen (Chester, N.J.) and Robert Robbins (Tallahassee, Fla.) accounted for the other two strike outs for Stevens. The... Read more →

Stevens Baseball Shuts Out John Jay, 15-0

HOBOKEN, N.J. (March 9, 2013) – The Stevens Institute of Technology baseball team pounded out 17 hits and scored 15 runs in a shutout against John Jay College on Saturday afternoon at Dobbelaar Field. Stevens plated at least one run in each of the first six innings en route to its most runs scored this season and fourth win of the year. The Ducks wasted little time getting on the board as junior Dan Allen (Egg Harbor Township, N.J.) ripped a double to left center field that brought in two runs with no outs in the bottom of the first inning. Classmate Curt Lowenstein (Egg Harbor Township, N.J.) started the inning off with a walk and then sophomore Pete Prontnicki (Edison, N.J.) reached on an error before the double by Allen. Allen went 2-for-3 (two doubles) in the game with four runs scored, three RBI, three walks and a stolen... Read more →

Ducks Softball Eyes Big 2013 Season; Open Sunday in California

HOBOKEN, N.J. (March 7, 2013) – The Stevens Institute of Technology softball team will begin its 2013 season Sunday at the University of La Verne in La Verne, Calif. The Ducks are coming off a 2012 campaign in which they reached Empire 8 Championship and went 7-5 in the conference. The softball team is now in its fourth season as a varsity program at Stevens, qualifying for postseason play the last two years and winning 21 games in 2011 to earn a berth in the ECAC Tournament. The 2013 version of the team will be led by senior co-captains Lauren Hurley (Sparta, N.J.) and Clair Strom (El Paso, Texas) – both of which served in the same role a season ago. Strom has a program-record 13 home runs since arriving in Hoboken as a freshmnan in 2010 and has embraced the leadership role as the team’s starting catcher. She is... Read more →

Duck's Late-Inning Comeback vs. No. 24 ECSU Comes up Just Short

press release HOBOKEN, N.J. (March 1, 2013) – The Stevens Institute of Technology baseball team trailed 8-0 against No. 24 Eastern Connecticut State University into the bottom of the seventh inning and attempted a comeback by scoring seven runs in the final three innings but came up one run short, 8-7. Stevens plated three runs in the ninth and had the bases loaded with two outs but could not drive in that fourth run at Dobbelaar Field. Eastern Connecticut jumped out with five runs over the first two innings behind the hot bat of Joe Balowski, who went 5-for-5 in the game with four runs batted in. Balowski drove in one run in the first, two in the second and one more in the fourth inning. He went 7-for-10 on the day, including a 2-for-5 effort against New Jersey City University in the first game of the day. The Ducks... Read more →

Ducks Softball Picked to Finish Fourth in Empire 8

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (February 27, 2013) – The Empire 8 Conference released its Preseason Coaches’ Poll earlier this month and the Stevens Institute Technology softball team was voted to finish the season fourth out of the eight-team conference. In 2012, Stevens wrapped up the season with a 17-24 overall record and a 7-5 mark within the Empire 8. Ithaca College was chosen to claim its ninth conference title and advance to the NCAA Tournament for the 26th time. Ithaca received sixth of eight first place votes and 48 points overall in the poll. St. John Fisher College received two first place votes (43 points) and was selected to finish as the runner-up after a 34-14 campaign in 2012. Alfred University slides in ahead of the Ducks in third with 35 points, compared to 29 for Stevens. Alfred posted a 27-14 ledger last season, which is second-most in school history. The Ducks... Read more →

Birthplace of Baseball Classic Set for March 2

HOBOKEN, N.J. (February 25, 2013) – The Stevens Institute of Technology baseball team will be hosting its inaugural Birthplace of Baseball Classic on Saturday, March 2 at Dobbelaar Field beginning at 11 a.m. There will be two, nine-inning collegiate baseball games played during the day and a two-inning exhibition contest between Hoboken’s Historic H9 Baseball Team throughout the event. Festivities will kick-off with a game between nationally ranked No. 24 Eastern Connecticut State University and New Jersey City University at 11 a.m. Saturday’s opening contest will be the first of the season for Eastern Connecticut, while NJCU will bring a 3-3 overall record into the matchup. At the conclusion of that contest, Hoboken’s Historic H9 Baseball Team will take the field for a two-inning exhibition game. Using “old school” baseball rules during the exhibition, a public address announcer from the Hoboken Historical Museum will provide voice-over narration of the game.... Read more →

After Great Turnaround Season, Baseball Looks to Build on 2013

HOBOKEN, N.J. (February 19, 2013) – After a 10-win improvement from 2011 to last season, the Stevens Institute of Technology baseball team looks to maintain its consistency and make a run at an appearance in the 2013 NCAA Division III Baseball Championship. The improvement of 7.5 games (in accordance to the NCAA record book) was one of the 25-best turnaround seasons in the nation last year which resulted in first-year head coach Kristaps Aldins being named Co-Coach of the Year in the Empire 8 Conference. Stevens completed the 2012 campaign with a 24-18 overall record which was a vast improvement from a 14-23 ledger in 2011. The Ducks notched three key victories over St. John Fisher College, who topped the No. 1 team in the country during the Mideast Regional last season, and also picked up wins against Ramapo College (ranked 21st at the time), Farmingdale State University, Ithaca College... Read more →

Ducks Clinch 3rd Seed in Empire 8 Basketball Tournament

PITTSFORD, N.Y. (February 16, 2013) – The Stevens Institute of Technology women’s basketball team closed its regular season with a clutch win at St. John Fisher College Saturday afternoon, defeating the Cardinals by a score of 54-43 to secure a berth in the Empire 8 Championship. The Ducks end the regular season with a record of 14-11 and a mark of 8-6 in the conference and will take on second-seeded Hartwick College in the semifinals of the Empire 8 Tournament next Friday night. Ithaca College is the top seed but cannot host so the Hawks will do so as the No. 2 seed. Freshman forward Dylan Krause (Atlanta, Ga.) led the Ducks in scoring with 16 points. She also had eight rebounds, three assists, two steals and a blocked shot. Junior forward Avis Benjamin (Queens, N.Y.) closed an excellent weekend with 12 points, 15 rebounds, four assists, four steals and... Read more →

DUCKS Baseball Picked to Finish Third in Empire 8

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (February 7, 2013) – The Stevens Institute of Technology baseball team has been chosen to finish third in the Empire 8 Conference this season by the five coaches of the league. Stevens ended the 2012 season in third behind St. John Fisher College and Ithaca College after a 24-18 campaign. Ithaca has been selected by the coaches to claim its 11th Empire 8 crown in the conference’s 13-year existence with four first place votes. The Bombers finished last season with a 29-10-1 overall record and earned a trip to the NCAA New York Regional Tournament. St. John Fisher received one first place vote and finished one point ahead of the Ducks for the second slot in the preseason poll. Fisher won 31 contests last season and took down the No.1 team in the country in the Mideast Regional in 2012. The Cardinals boast the Baseball America Division III... Read more →

Stevens Fencer Colleen Pelech Sets Skateboarding World Record

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (January 15, 2013) – Senior Colleen Pelech (Waldwick, N.J.) of the Stevens Institute of Technology women’s fencing team used her time off during the winter break to smash a Guinness World Record for long-distance skateboarding. Pelech traveled 167 miles in 24 hours at International Distance Skate Association’s UltraSkate Event at the Homestead-Miami Speedway on January 7-8. “My goal was to go 200 miles in the 24 hours,” said Pelech. “My main competition at the event was Cami Best (New York, N.Y.), who is one of the best female skaters from NYC. I wanted to get the record, but I knew there was a chance she could break the old record at this event as well and go further than me.” Both the course and race were pre-verified by Guinness so that whoever won would claim a spot in the record book. The previous women's world record was 154... Read more →

Men’s Volleyball Preps for Run at NCAA Championship

HOBOKEN, N.J. (January 4, 2013) – After a late addition to the 2013 schedule, the Stevens Institute of Technology men’s volleyball team will begin its season on Saturday night in the Canavan Arena against the University of Waterloo, a Canadian college, at 6 p.m. Stevens was slated to kick off its campaign on January 18 against Division I Harvard University in Hoboken before the recently added match. Last season, the Ducks finished with a 28-8 overall record and narrowly missed out on an at-large bid to the first NCAA Division III Championship after a runner-up finish in the United Volleyball Conference. Stevens was ranked sixth nationally in the final American Volleyball Coaches Association poll. The 2013 preseason poll will be released on January 8. Stevens returns all but one student-athlete from its 2012 roster which ranked second in the country in assists per set (12.08), kills per set (12.8) and... Read more →

Women’s Basketball Wins Tipoff Tournament with Aplomb

NEW YORK, N.Y. (November 17, 2012) – The Stevens Institute of Technology women’s basketball team won its second-straight season-opening tournament as the Ducks walked all over Bay Path College in an 83-39 win. Four players were in double figures for Stevens and the Ducks out-rebounded the Wildcats 60-37. Freshman Dylan Krause (Atlanta, Ga.) led the team with 14 points on the way to winning the tournament’s Most Valuable Player award. Avis Benjamin (Queens, N.Y.) also grabbed a spot on the all-tournament team with her 11 points and nine rebounds on Saturday. Maggie Kowalska (Edison, N.J.) and Cassie Nicholas (Sicklerville, N.J.) had 10 points apiece and freshmen Megan Petuskey (Mays Landing, N.J.) and Miranda Ripken (Fallston, Md.) had nine and eight, respectively. Rounding out the Duck scorers were juniors Molly Spadaro (Sewell, N.J.) and Jen Thompson (Linwood, N.J.) (six each), Justine Webster (Colonia, N.J.) (five) and Courtney Lee (Brookville, Md.) (four).... Read more →

NCAA Men’s Soccer Sectional Final Preview

YORK, Pa. (November 16, 2012) – The No. 5 Stevens Institute of Technology men’s soccer team will head to the Round of 16 in the NCAA Division III Men’s Soccer Championship in York, Pennsylvania on Saturday at 11 a.m. If victorious, the Ducks will play for a bid to the NCAA Final Four on Sunday at 1:30 p.m. Video and Live Stats will be available for all three matches. Tournament Schedule English: National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) logo. Source: Converted by User:King of Hearts from :Image:National Collegiate Athletic Association logo.png using Inkscape. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Saturday, November 17, 2012 - Sectional Semifinals 11:00 am – Stevens (18-2-1) vs. Scranton (16-2-2) • Video • Live Stats 1:30 pm - York (Pa.) (18-2-3) vs. Messiah (20-0-1) • Video • Live Stats Sunday, November 18, 2012 - Sectional Championship 1:30 pm - Two Semifinal Winners • Video • Live Stats The winner... Read more →

Amy Regan Set to Compete in NCAA Cross Country Championship |

PRESS RELEASE NOVEMBER 16, 2012Regan earned the No. 4 spot out of the Atlantic Region for the NCAA Championship 11/16/2012 10:00:00 AM HOBOKEN, N.J. (November 16, 2012) – On Saturday afternoon in Terre Haute, Ind., freshman Amy Regan (Green Brook, N.J.) will become the first Stevens Institute of Technology cross country student-athlete, men's or women's, to compete in the NCAA Division III National Championship. Regan accomplished more in one fall season at Castle Point than nearly every runner that has come through the Ducks' program. The freshman earned her way to the championship as the No. 4 runner out of the Atlantic Region, and just one of seven individuals from that region to partake in the title run on Saturday. Regan received all-region honors, another first in Stevens' history, after a ninth place finish (out of 277) at the regional meet in Rochester, N.Y. on November 10. She ran a... Read more →

Men’s Basketball Tabbed Third in Empire 8 Preseason Poll

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (November 15, 2012) – Stevens Institute of Technology was picked to finish third in the Empire 8 Men’s Basketball Preseason Poll released Thursday morning. Hartwick College was the coaches’ pick to win the conference and Ithaca College was tabbed second. In 2011-12, Hartwick won the regular-season title with Nazareth College finishing second in the standings. Stevens was third and Ithaca finished fourth. The bombers upended the top-seeded Hawks in the semis and went on to beat Naz in the final to earn the conference’s at-large berth to the NCAA Tournament. The Ducks who were 20-8 overall (10-4 Empire 8), will be led by senior guard and captain Sheldon Jones (Queens, N.Y.). He returns to the hardwood after a first-team all-conference campaign in which he led the Ducks in scoring at 18.6 points and was second in the conference. Jones has started all 28 games for Stevens last year,... Read more →

Haughey Ready to Lead Women’s Basketball | cnbnews

HOBOKEN, N.J. (November 13, 2012) – When the 2012-13 Stevens Institute of Technology women’s basketball season tips off on Friday, the Ducks will launch a new era of hoops at Castle Point. Megan Haughey (Pittstown, N.J.) will make her debut as the fifth coach in program history and seven newcomers will highlight the roster as the team attempts to win its third Empire 8 Title in the past five years. Four student-athletes return from last year’s 14-win club: juniors Avis Benjamin (Queens, N.Y.), Molly Spadaro (Sewell, N.J.) and Jen Thompson (Linwood, N.J.) and sophomore Courtney Lee (Brookville, Md.). Assistant coaches Bridget Catanese, Jean Matusiak and Alysha Giarra will also return to the sideline for Stevens. “The leadership we have on the team is good – the juniors are doing a good job bringing the freshmen under their wings,” said Haughey. “Obviously, with a new coach there are going to be... Read more →

Field Hockey Wins ECAC Mid-Atlantic Title with 3-0 Shutout of FDU – Florham

Traub Named MOP ANNVILLE, Pa. (November 11, 2012) – The Stevens Institute of Technology field hockey team won its first-ever Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference Mid-Atlantic title with a 3-0 shutout of Fairleigh Dickinson University – Florham Saturday afternoon at Lebanon Valley College. The Ducks, who were the tournament’s third seed, finish the year 16-7 overall. Junior back Megan Traub (Berkeley Heights, N.J.) was named the Most Outstanding Performer, keying the Stevens defense to a pair of shutouts to end its season. She also was a huge force on both offensive and defensive penalty corners. After a scoreless first half the Ducks broke through in a big way with three second-period markers. Freshman Dailyn Brook (Cherry Hill, N.J.) knocked in a cross from junior back Grace Ridge (Moorestown, N.J.) at 49:56. Ridge crossed to the right post from the left side of the circle and the Stevens rookie was there for... Read more →

Cellitti Scores Twice as No. 5 Men’s Soccer Cruises to Sweet 16

GLENSIDE, Pa. (November 11, 2012) – Freshman Joe Cellitti (Mendham, N.J.) scored twice and the Stevens Institute of Technology men’s soccer team ran its shutout streak past the 1,000-minute mark as the Ducks topped Haverford College 3-0 in the second round of the 2012 NCAA Division III Men’s Soccer Championship. Senior Zach Adler (McKinney, Texas) scored the third goal and assisted the second for Stevens. The Ducks jumped out ahead quickly. On the left side, Dunbar overcame a 10-yard head-start by a Haverford defender and outraced him to the ball. Dunbar’s speed led to a breakaway for the Ducks; he centered the ball to a wide-open Joe Cellitti who shook down the goalkeeper with a great move and buried it in the twine for the early Stevens lead. It was Dunbar’s third assist and Cellitti’s eighth goal of the year. With 30 minutes to go in the first, the Ducks... Read more →

Daza Earns Player of the Year | cnbnews

Men’s Soccer Nets Seven First-Team All-Empire 8 Selections ROCHESTER, N.Y. (November 9, 2012) – The No. 5 Stevens Institute of Technology men’s soccer team was well-represented as the Empire 8 announced its all-conference team on Friday. Senior Victor Daza (North Plainfield, N.J.) was named the Empire 8 Player of the Year and a remarkable total of 10 Ducks earned postseason honors from the league. Daza, a senior from North Plainfield, NJ, helped lead the Ducks to the No. 1 seed in the Empire 8 Tournament; culminating in the programs sixth-straight conference crown. Daza is now a three-time all-conference first-team honoree as a forward, helping the Ducks to a 12th-straight NCAA appearance. He currently leads Stevens with a conference-high 31 points this season on 12 goals and seven assists. Daza has registered at least one point in 12-of-19 games played, including a hat trick in a 7-2 victory over Wilkes University.... Read more →

Empire 8 Announces Field Hockey All-Conference Honors

Chavez, Traub Named to First-Team ROCHESTER, N.Y. (November 8, 2012) – The Empire 8 announced its field hockey all-conference teams and four Ducks received nods. Junior forward Marguerite Chavez (Oceanport, N.J.) and junior back Megan Traub (Berkeley Heights, N.J.) were named first-team All-Empire 8, while senior forward Mary Nikish (Pittsford, N.Y.) earned second-team honors. Senior goalie Kaitlin McClymont (Corpus Christi, Texas) was an honorable mention all-conference selection. Chavez leads Stevens with 14 goals and 38 points, while also tallying a team-best five game-winning markers. She is third in the Empire 8 in goals and points, also checking at No. 4 in assists with 10. Chavez’s 38 points is currently third in Stevens’ single-season history. Chavez is currently second in program history in goals (34), assists (24) and points (92) Traub has a team-high three defensive saves this season and has been an intricate part of both defending and taking penalty... Read more →

CHAMPS! No. 7 Men’s Soccer Tops Ithaca in PK’s

UTICA, N.Y. (November 4, 2012) – The No. 7 Stevens Institute of Technology men’s soccer team completed its dominance of the Empire 8 Conference with a 3-2 shootout victory over Ithaca College in the Empire 8 Championship Match on Sunday. It is the sixth-straight Empire 8 crown for the program, and ninth-straight overall conference title. Officially, the game is recorded as a tie and the Ducks and Bombers will share the 2012 Empire 8 Championship. With the result, the Ducks are guaranteed to make their 12-straight NCAA Division III Men’s Soccer Championship Tournament appearance. Stevens dominated the Empire 8 Conference this season, outscoring their league rivals 19-2 on the year. Sunday also marked the seventh-consecutive shutout posted by goalkeeper Paul Killian (Ellicott City, Md.) and the Ducks defense. Over the first 25 minutes the Ducks dominated play, outshooting the Bombers 8-3 and ending that run with Zach Adler’s (McKinney, Texas)... Read more →

Ducks Rolls into Empire 8 Title Game with 5-1 Win Over W&J | cnbnews

Field Hockey UTICA, N.Y. (November 3, 2012) – The Stevens Institute of Technology field hockey team rolled to a 5-1 win over Washington & Jefferson College in the semifinals of the Empire 8 Field Hockey Championship Saturday afternoon at Charles A. Gaetano Stadium in Utica, N.Y. The top-seeded Ducks improved to 13-6 overall and will battle the winner of the second-seeded Utica College and third-seeded St. John Fisher College matchup slated for a 2:30 p.m. start. The high-powered Stevens offense struck early, opening a 1-0 margin three minutes in. With the Presidents (11-8) in control deep in the Stevens zone, junior midfielder Chelsea Cresci (Wilmington, Del.) gained possession and quickly switched the field. Cresci found freshman Dailyn Brook (Cherry Hill, N.J.) inside of midfield on the left side and several nifty touches later, Brook found junior forward Marguerite Chavez (Oceanport, N.J.) wide-open in front for her 14th goal of the... Read more →


ITHACA, N.Y. (November 3, 2012) – On a soggy pitch at Carp Wood Field on the campus of Ithaca College, the Stevens Institute of Technology women's soccer team fell in penalty kicks to Nazareth College in the Empire 8 Conference semifinal match. Stevens was the two-time defending Empire 8 champion and ends its season with a 10-6-2 record. Both teams endured a wintry mix of weather throughout the entirety of the showdown. Nazareth wasted no time to get on the board, as Sarah Eichelberger ripped a strike from the top of the box after Elizabeth Howell passed up on an attempt from 12 yards out. The opening goal came with 42:28 remaining in the first half. The Golden Flyers has an opportunity to go up 2-0 not even two minutes later on a breakaway by Olivia Derleth but Stevens' goalkeeper Melissa Murphy (Pompton Plains, N.J.) ran out of the net... Read more →

Steven's Soccer Completes Second-Straight Perfect E8 Season

ITHACA, N.Y. (October 27, 2012) – Freshman Joe Cellitti (Mendham, N.J.) scored both goals in the No. 6 Stevens Institute of Technology men’s soccer team’s 2-0 toppling of Ithaca College (7-5-4) on Saturday afternoon. It was the final game of the regular season. With the blanking of the Bombers, the Ducks (15-2) will head to the Empire 8 Tournament riding a 13-game winning streak and a string of five-consecutive shutouts. Ithaca played well at the start and did not allow a Stevens shot over the first 20 minutes. In that time, the Bombers tested Stevens goalie Paul Killian (Ellicott City, Md.) twice but the junior netminder was able to keep both tries out of the cage. It was Quinn Conner (Newfields, N.H.) who finally gave the Ducks their first shot of the afternoon, and Cellitti had the next attempt seven minutes later. With 33 minutes gone in the first half,... Read more →

Steven's Volleyball Sweeps Utica, Final E8 Weekend

Box Score UTICA, N.Y. (October 21, 2012) – The Stevens Institute of Technology women's volleyball team completed a perfect Empire 8 Conference weekend with a sweep of Utica College on Sunday in the final crossover of the 2012 season. Stevens is now 14-15 overall and 7-1 in the conference heading into the final weekend of the regular season. In the three-set victory, 25-20, 25-13, 25-13, junior setter Samantha Gates (Wilmington, N.C.) handed out a match-high 30 assists and is just six helpers (996) away from reaching 1,000 assists for the season. Gates will become just the fourth Ducks player to eclipse 1,000 assists in a season in her next match. She also recorded five service aces and two blocks. Senior opposite hitter Maggie Kowalska (Edison, N.J.) paced Stevens with 11 kills to go along with six digs, four blocks and two aces, while sophomore middle hitter Katie Hall (Midlothian, Va.)... Read more →

Ducks Soccer Clinches No. 1 Seed at E8's

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: No. 7 Men’s Soccer Clinches No. 1 Seed at E8’s with Fourth-Straight Shutout PITTSFORD, N.Y. (October 20, 2012) – The No. 7 Stevens Institute of Technology men’s soccer team won its 12th-straight match in a showdown for the Empire 8 regular season crown on Saturday at St. John Fisher College. Senior Victor Daza (North Plainfield, N.J.) and junior Curtis Stecyk (Boulder, Colo.) scored for Stevens and the Ducks put up their fourth-consecutive shutout to earn the 2-0 victory. Stevens opened play with pressure early and took the first three shots of the match. Then in the 16th minute, Stephen Dunbar (Johns Creek, Ga.) sent a good, long pass that sprung Daza in all alone. The North Plainfield native one-timed it into the netting for a 1-0 advantage in the early going. It was his team-leading 10th score of the season. The rest of the half played pretty... Read more →

Ducks Field Hockey Clinches No. 1 Seed in Empire 8 Tourney with 4-2 Win Over W&J

WASHINGTON, Pa. (October 20, 2012) – Junior Marguerite Chavez (Oceanport, N.J.) and freshman Dailyn Brook (Cherry Hill, N.J.) each had four points as the Stevens Institute of Technology field hockey team clinched the No. 1 seed in the Empire 8 Championship with a 4-2 win at Washington & Jefferson College Saturday morning. The Ducks improved to 7-0 in the Empire 8 and 11-6 overall with the victory. Brook scored the game’s first goal in the 12th minute, taking a pass from sophomore midfielder Jillian Fiebel (Roxbury, N.J.), beating W&J goalie Kira Bunker (Magnolia, Del.) and tucking her shot inside the right post. Senior forward Jennifer Marabella (Sinking Spring, Pa.) tied things at one apiece in the 18th minute on a redirection that originated on the stick of senior Erin Barno (Camp Hill, Pa.). It was the 11th goal of the year for Marabella. The Ducks took the lead for good... Read more →

Ducks Swimming Set for Exciting 2012-13 Season | cnbnews

HOBOKEN, N.J. (October 12, 2012) – The Stevens Institute of Technology women’s swimming team will open the 2012-13 season Saturday afternoon at Columbia University. The Ducks are coming off a remarkable 2011-12 campaign that saw them place fifth at the 2012 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III Swimming and Diving Championships. Leading Stevens this year will be a trio of senior captains in Marissa Douglas (Cumberland, R.I.), Allison Henning (Idaho Falls, Idaho) and Erin Hopson (Forked River, N.J.). Douglas is a three-time NCAA qualifier and has been huge for the Ducks as they have placed in the top-10 the last two years and top-15 the last three. She is a 13-time all-conference performer, the 2010 Empire 8 Rookie of the Year, a two-time All-American and a three-time honorable mention All-American. She will look to continue to perform well in individual medley, freestyle and relay events. Henning is one of... Read more →

Stevens Inducts Five into Athletic Hall of Fame

HOBOKEN, N.J. (October 12, 2012) – The 2012 Stevens Institute of Technology Hall of Fame Class was enshrined into the Athletic Hall of Fame Friday night as part of the institutions 23rd induction ceremony. The class includes Mary Bielicky ’07, Chris Bock ’06, Lorrie Brabender ’07, Bob Henderson ’80 and Brian Marks ’06. Stevens now counts 102 members of its Hall of Fame which was founded back in 1990. “We were thrilled to honor this year’s class as part of our homecoming festivities,” said Director of Athletics Russell Rogers (Branchburg, N.J.). “Each one of these inductees were truly special student-athletes during their time at Stevens, and I could not be prouder to welcome them into our Hall of Fame with so many other outstanding people. These honorees represent the essence of what we want the Stevens student-athlete to stand for: talented, hard-working individuals who played their sport with the utmost... Read more →

Sweet Senior Day for Ducks Men’s Soccer

HOBOKEN, N.J. (October 13, 2012) – On the day where the No. 15 Stevens Institute of Technology men’s soccer program honored its senior class, the Ducks exemplified the winning soccer formula that has made the last four seasons so successful for the seniors. Suffocating defense and opportune offense combined for a 3-0 win over conference rival Elmira College on Saturday. Stevens had nearly all the good scoring opportunities in the match, as the Soaring Eagles were held to just two shots on goal and four shots in total. Stevens tested Elmira goalkeeper Kevin Huggins (Cooperstown, N.Y.) nine times and sent a total of 23 shots towards the net. The first good chance came twenty minutes into the match, when Edward Rupp (Sayville, N.Y.) got of a header that hit the top of the crossbar and out. It was a skillful attempt by the junior. Though they were denied on that... Read more →

Men’s Soccer Climbs to No. 15; Daza and Killian Among National Leaders

HOBOKEN, N.J. (October 10, 2012) – The Stevens Institute of Technology men’s soccer team is ranked in both national polls this week for the first time since the start of the season. The Ducks have ridden their current eight-game winning streak to the No. 15 slot in the National Soccer Coaches Association survey and No. 22 in the poll. The team’s only blemishes this year are early 1-0 losses to No. 5 Carnegie Mellon University and No. 20 New York University. The Ducks are also among the national leaders in numerous statistical categories. Defensively, the team has given up the 25th-fewest goals (0.66 per game) and, on the other side of the ball, the Castle Pointers have scored the 42nd-most goals (2.67 per game). Stevens’ winning percentage of .833 is good for the 32nd-best in the land. Individually, reigning Empire 8 Player of the Week Victor Daza (North Plainfield,... Read more →

Field Hockey Moves to 5-0 in Empire 8 with 2-0 Shutout of St. John Fisher

PITTSFORD, N.Y. (October 7, 2012) – Sophomore midfielder Jillian Fiebel (Roxbury, N.J.) and junior forwardMarguerite Chavez (Oceanport, N.J.) scored goals and senior goalie Kaitlin McClymont (Corpus Christi, Texas)notched the first shutout of her career as the Stevens Institute of Technology field hockey team improved to 5-0 in the Empire 8 with a 2-0 win at St. John Fisher College Sunday. Stevens (8-5, 5-0 Empire 8) dominated from start-to-finish, outshooting St. John Fisher (5-8, 3-3 Empire 8) 15-1 in the first half and 24-5 for the game. The Ducks also had a 24-2 margin in penalty corners including a 14-0 edge in the first half. McClymont made four saves in the first shutout of the Ducks’ season, while her counterpart, freshman Danielle Famolaro (Rome, N.Y.), did all she could to keep the hosts in the game with 12 saves. The Ducks did all their scoring before six minutes had passed. Chavez... Read more →