January 19, 2000 |
Dave Maguire, a standout at Ohio Wesleyan, has been named an assistant men's lacrosse coach under Craig Kahoun at Butler University in Indiana. Maguire joins a Butler team that has won two Great Western Conference championships and earned a trip to the NCAA tournament the last three years. During that time span, Butler was among the nation's top 20 Division III teams. Maguire was a first team Division III all-American at Ohio Wesleyan and earned honors as the North Coast Athletic Conference player of the year for four straight years.
September 5, 1996 |
West Brandywine resident Jack Conti is to depart for Ferrara, Italy, this month to compete in the International Triathlon Union's world championship duathlon. For Conti, 57, it will be another opportunity to return to the homeland of his parents. Competing in the 55-60 age bracket, he is scheduled to run 6.2 miles, then bike 30 miles, and then run an additional 3.1 miles. "It was fun when I went there before to bike, and I'm looking forward to it again," said Conti, who qualified for the U.S. team by winning a duathlon in Columbus, Ohio, this year.
May 12, 1995 |
Together, Vince McGeehan and Kurt Mueller smashed school scoring records in leading Germantown Academy to the 1993 state lacrosse championship. Now separated in college, the two again will be vying for titles - in the NCAA Division I and Division III lacrosse tournaments, which will begin this weekend. McGeehan, a sophomore attacker at Ohio Wesleyan, is the third-leading scorer for the Division III Battling Bishops, who are seeded fourth in the playoffs. They will play host to the fifth-seeded Rochester Institute of Technology on Sunday.
November 22, 1990 |
There are specialists in sports, and then there is Glassboro State soccer goalie George Tittelmayer. A senior from Philadelphia's George Washington High School, Tittelmayer was in goal Saturday as Glassboro took the NCAA Division III soccer title with a 2-1 victory over Ohio Wesleyan. But when it came time for tournament officials to name a defensive MVP, they chose another Glassboro goalie, Jeff McManus. The explanantion? Tittelmayer's forte is stopping one-on-one shots, a talent of utmost utility during the playoffs, when ties are decided by penalty kicks.
June 3, 1998 |
Three Moorestown High graduates were significant contributors to Washington and Lee University teams this spring. Emily Gipson started every game as a senior attack for the women's lacrosse team (13-2). She scored 12 goals and had nine assists. The team was 8-0 in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference and fell to St. Mary's, 11-8, in the first round of the NCAA Division III tournament. Tom Burke was a freshman attackman on the men's lacrosse team (13-2), appeared in 15 games, and scored 20 goals.
November 29, 1998 |
Dwight Clark will be allowed to leave the San Francisco 49ers if he accepts a position with the Cleveland Browns, the 49ers said yesterday. Cleveland wants to hire Clark, the 49ers' director of football operations, as its general manager. Clark, 41, was scheduled to meet with Browns officials tomorrow in Cleveland, and the 49ers said he was free to join Cleveland on Tuesday. San Francisco said Clark had told the team he would leave at the end of the season. When he leaves, the 49ers intend to make John McVay general manager.
November 24, 1990 |
At the beginning of the Division III national soccer tournament, Glassboro State College was considered a long shot at best. The Profs had been decimated by injuries and entered the tournament ranked 16th nationally in the Division III coaches poll. Glassboro closed out the regular season by dropping a 2-0 decision to 1989 national champion Elizabethtown, and most observers felt that the Blue Jays were a prohibitive choice to repeat. The Profs, however, picked the best time of the season to play their best soccer.
March 1, 1993 |
West Chester residents Robyn Nye and Joanne Ambrogi are among the final 32 candidates seeking spots on the 1993 U.S. women's lacrosse team that will defend the World Cup title from Aug. 6 to 14 in Edinburgh, Scotland. The 32 were selected after four days of trials at Penn Charter School last year. Sixteen of them will make the World Cup squad in June. Nye, who graduated from Downingtown High, is a seeking a spot as a defender. She was a senior on Virginia's 1991 team that won the national championship by defeating Maryland, 8-6. She was selected as an alternate on a U.S. team that went on a month-long tour last year.
June 11, 1987 |
When Temple University's lacrosse team lost to Penn State, 7-6, in the NCAA playoffs three weeks ago, nobody was more disappointed than Chrissy Muller. Muller, a former Haverford High star, was hoping to conclude her collegiate career with a NCAA title. "I really wanted to win the championship," said Muller, who played in goal for the Owls. "We were ranked No. 1 all season. We had beaten the best teams in the country. It's hard to explain what exactly went wrong. I guess we wanted to win too much.
March 27, 2001 |
Kutztown freshman Matt Rowan earned honorable-mention all-American status when he finished ninth in the 100-yard backstroke in the NCAA Division II swim championships on March 16 at Ashland University in Ashland, Ohio. The Upper Darby graduate won the consolation final with a time of 51.99 seconds. Local flavor The Ohio State women's lacrosse team has eight area players on its roster. One of them - freshman Amy Tulk, a former West Chester East standout, scored three goals in the Buckeyes' 9-6 win over Colgate on March 16. Other area players for the Buckeyes are freshmen Caroline Weatherill, Kelly Cook and Kate Cochran; sophomore Kim Lowe; and juniors Trisha Miller, Candace Taglianetti and Lauren Cochran.