Chargers Baseball Wins in Florida

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The Dominican College baseball team continued its road trip to Florida with a 9-7 victory over St. Thomas University at Esposito Stadium in Miami Gardens.

Dominican (1-2) spotted the Bobcats an early 1-0 lead, but struck for three runs on singles by Tom Liang of the Bronx, Xavier Bonilla of the Bronx, Robert Alfonso of Kingston, a bases-loaded walk to Christopher Gonzalez of the Bronx, and an error.

The Bobcats got a run back in the fourth inning, but the Chargers responded with a six-run sixth inning.

Andrew Camardella of Pelham had an RBI double in the rally, and Bonilla supplied a three-run triple.

Left-handed starter Ryan Calby of Huntington Station picked up the win, allowing two runs on seven hits in four innings of work.

Coach Rick Giannetti’s Chargers return home on March 9 for a 3 p.m. game at C.W. Post, and then


Mortarboard musings

  • The Manhattan College women’s lacrosse team, which beat Bucknell 13-12 but then lost at Wagner, 16-9, hopes to rebound on Sunday when the Jaspers host Brown at 1 p.m. at Gaelic Park in Riverdale. The victory over Bucknell was the first in the career of first-year head coach Diane Haddeland. Against Wagner, team-leading scorer Chrissy Gutenberger of Stony Point had five goals and one assist, while Kelsey Rehain of Suffern posted one goal and an assist.
  • Mercy College men’s lacrosse junior goalie T.J. DiCarlo of Farmingdale was named player of the week by the East Coast Conference for his play in the Mavericks’ season-opening 7-6 triple-overtime loss to Chestnut Hill College. DiCarlo and teammates, including freshman midfielder Anthony Accardi of Valley Cottage and Nyack HS, are back in action on Tuesday when they travel to Colchester, VT, to meet St. Michael’s College. The faceoff is slated for 3:30 p.m. The host Purple Knights have two freshmen midfielders in Fordham Prep grad Matt Casella of Yonkers, and North Salem grad Tim Curran.


The 'College Sports Notebook' is published each Friday. Please send items of interest—including local athletes competing at out-of-town colleges—to marcmaturo@aol.com.


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