La Salle's Mallee Tops Field In An Ecac Golf Qualifier

Posted: October 11, 1988

Fran Mallee, a sophomore at La Salle University, was the individual medalist Thursday in the East Coast Athletic Conference Southern Qualifier at the Sheraton-Lancaster golf course in Lancaster.

Mallee fired a 74 on the par-72 course to lead a field of 95 players. Mallee, a junior from Holy Ghost Prep, will play in the ECAC Championship Tournament at Hershey Country Club Saturday through Monday.

"Fran has worked very hard on his game at Torresdale and has responded well to the lessons of Bud Lewis, the pro at Manufacturers Country Club," said La Salle golf coach Father Robert Breen.

La Salle finished eighth with a 325 in the 19-team competition.

In La Salle tennis, senior Evan Weiss finished as the runner-up at No. 3 singles in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference tennis championships Oct. 1. Weiss, a graduate of George Washington, lost to Mark McMullan of Army, 6-2, 6-4, in the finals at West Side Tennis Club in New York.


Seven players from Northeast Philadelphia are in uniform this season for the West Chester University football team.

Dave Somerville, a senior from Frankford High, starts at center for the Rams. Somerville, a versatile offensive lineman, was the Unsung Hero Award winner last year for West Chester.

Tom Settembrino, a junior from Archbishop Ryan, has missed the last three games with a pulled hamstring. Settembrino started for the Rams opener at wide receiver, hauling in four catches for 59 yards.

Also starting for West Chester is John Mohollen, a graduate of Father Judge. Mohollen, a sophomore defensive end, has stepped in to replace an injured teammate.

Freshman Dan Gallagher, another Judge alumnus, has made the West Chester traveling squad and is a member of the speciality teams.

Other players on the Rams roster from the Northeast are freshman defensive back Carl "Corky" Hillen and sophomore free safety Keith Scott, out of Northeast; and freshman linebacker Tom Breinich, out of of Cardinal Dougherty.

The West Chester football team also has two coaches with Northeast connections: Steff Kruck, the former head coach at Archbishop Ryan, coaches quarterbacks and receivers; and Bill Edger, the former head coach at Father Judge, is in his second year as linebacker coach for the Rams.

On the West Chester cross-country team, Lincoln's Tony Sparagno is running No. 2 for the Rams. Sparagno, a junior, was fifth in a home tri-meet Oct. 1 with Millersville and East Stroudsburg. Sparagno covered the five-mile course in 27:25.

In field hockey at St. Joseph's University, George Washington graduate Lori Adamczyk scored her second goal of the season for the Hawks in a 4-1 win over Toledo.

In the Bustleton Bengals Under-15 Town League soccer at Lackman Playground, the Cosmos won Oct. 1 and 2 to remain undefeated. The Cosmos, 4-0, were led to a 3-1 victory over the Sting by Brian Eckenrode's 2 goals.

On Oct. 2 Eckenrode scored a hat trick as the Cosmos topped the Kicks, 6-1. The Cosmos got outstanding defensive play in the two games by Mike Chant, Mike Ellner and Tal Volok. Jaclyn Bashoff helped the Kicks with strong defensive play.

Emilio DiCiccio had the Sting's lone goal against the Cosmos, while teammate John Downs contributed with solid defensive play.

The Sting tallied its first win of the season Oct. 2 against the Toros, 3-1. The Sting got outstanding play in goal from Harry Wall, with defensive help from Danny Malone. Kenny Saull scored for the Toros.

The Toros suffered an 8-2 loss to the Strikers on Oct. 1 as Ryan Delman scored 4 goals for the winners. Spencer Taylor had 2 goals for the Strikers while Scott Agi had both Toros goals.

In another Oct. 1 game, Eric Wenger had 4 goals for the Blazers in a 5-1 win over the Kicks, while teammate Jay Cooper was stellar in goal. Benny DiCiccio had the only goal for the Kicks.

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