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March 2, 2010 / umbcdawgblog

Weekly Awards Blog – Swimming and Diving All-Conference

Throughout the 2009-10 school year, the UMBC Dawg Blog will keep track of all of UMBC’s accolades. This week, the Retrievers won multiple awards in many sports, along with swimming and diving All-Conference honorees named.

Fredi Voorman Tennis

America East Men’s Tennis Performer of the Week (week ending Feb. 21)

A three-time All-Conference honoree and All-Academic team member, Voorman improved to 6-1 in singles and 5-2 in doubles this spring with a pair of wins over No. 69 Yale on Feb. 19. He teamed with Allen Tsang to win at No. 1 doubles, 8-6, besting a Bulldog duo that had previously defeated the No. 36-ranked double team from fifth-ranked USC. He won his singles match, 7-6 (4), 6-2, over Yale’s Calvin Bennett in the Retrievers’ tough 4-3 setback in a match played at Navy.

Bobby Stockton – Men’s Lacrosse

America East Player of the Week

Stockton scored three goals, including the eventual game-winner, in UMBC’s 6-5 win at Rutgers on Feb. 28. He has six goals on the season, five of which have either tied the game or given UMBC the lead and his sixth was the game-winner vs. the Scarlet Knights. Four of Stockton’s his six goals on the season have occurred in the fourth quarter.

Chris de la Rosa – Men’s Basketball

America East Player of the Week

De La Rosa scored 16 of high game-high 23 points in the first half as UMBC finished the regular season with a 79-50 rout of host UNH on Feb. 24. His seven assists gave him 147 on the season, the seventh-best single season figure in school history.

The 23-point performance vs. the Wildcats was the Siena transfer’s fifth game with 20 or more points on the season. He leads the conference with 5.1 assists per game and is ranked second in assist to turnover ratio at 2.10. De La Rosa is also sixth in free throw percentage (77.8%), eighth in steals (1.1 per game) and 13th in field goal percentage (42.5%) in the America East Conference. He is averaging 11.8 points per game in his first season with the Retrievers.

Tara Morrissette – Swimming and Diving

America East Female Most Outstanding Rookie

Morrissette earned two bronze medals, in the 200 and 400 individual medleys, and a fourth place finish in the 200 fly. He time in the 400 IM (4:25.20) broke the school record, while her 200 IM time of 2:05.75 ranks third all-time at UMBC.

Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving competed at the America East Championships this past weekend. The men won their seventh consecutive America East Championship and 13th straight conference title overall. Here is the list of All-Conference honorees:

Tina Cantwell – Silver, women’s 200 breast – Bronze, women’s 100 breast

Mat Carson – Bronze, men’s 400 IM

Andrew Eckhoff – Silver, men’s 3-meter diving

Jennifer Esposito – Silver, women’s 200 fly

Keilan Freeman – Gold, men’s 800 free relay

Steve Gallagher – Bronze, men’s 50 free – Bronze, men’s 100 breast

Rebecca Godwin – Bronze, women’s 500 free – Bronze, women’s 1,650 free

Sandy Haibel – Silver, men’s 200 fly

Eric Jones – Gold, men’s 800 free relay – Gold men’s 200 free

Tereza Kaplanova – Bronze, women’s 200 breast

Sam Maccherola – Gold, women’s 200 free – Silver, women’s 500 free

Herol Marjak – Gold, men’s 800 free relay

Matt Mattingly – Gold, men’s 200 IM – Gold, men’s 100 breast – Silver, men’s 200 breast

Abbey McKenney – Gold, women’s 100 free – Bronze, women’s 200 free

John Mendenhall – Bronze, men’s 200 breast

Kathryn Moorby – Bronze, women’s 100 back

Tara Morrissette – Bronze, women’s 200 IM – Bronze, women’s 400 IM

Brad Reitz – Gold, men’s 800 free relay – Gold, men’s 200 fly – Silver, men’s 100 fly – Bronze, men’s 200 IM

Sarah Ryan – Bronze, women’s 100 fly

Lindsay Sherman – Bronze, women’s 200 fly

Laura Tilman – Bronze, women’s 200 back

Zach Vonder Haar – Silver, men’s 100 back

UMBC Accolades for 2009-10

Men’s Basketball

Chris de la Rosa

  • America East Player of the Week (week ending Feb. 28)

Shawn Grant

  • America East Rookie of the Week (week ending Dec. 6)

Brian Neller

  • America East Rookie of the Week (Dec. 27)

Women’s Basketball

Carlee Cassidy

  • America East Preseason All-Conference Team

Michelle Kurowski (2)

  • America East Player of the Week (Nov. 15)
  • America East Player of the Week (Nov. 29)

Cross Country

Sara Parkinson (2)

  • America East All-Conference honors
  • America East All-Academic Team

Men’s Lacrosse

Bobby Atwell (2)

  • Inside Lacrosse Preseason All-America Third Team
  • Inside Lacrosse Preseason America East All-Conference

Jordan Pierce

  • Inside Lacrosse Preseason America East All-Conference

Bobby Stockton

  • America East Player of the Week (Feb. 28)

Kyle Wimer (2)

  • Inside Lacrosse Preseason All-America First Team
  • Inside Lacrosse Preseason America East All-Conference

Women’s Lacrosse

Kerianne Allen

  • America East Rookie of the Week (Feb.21)

Erika Braerman

  • America East Player of the Week (Feb. 14)

Lindsay Cox

  • America East Rookie of the Week (Feb. 14)

Amanda Pappas

  • America East Player of the Week (Feb. 21)

Men’s Soccer

Andrew Bulls (12)

  • NSCAA National Player of the Week (Sept. 6)
  • College Soccer News National Player of the Week (Sept. 6)
  • America East Player of the Week (Sept. 6)
  • College Soccer News National Team of the Week (Sept. 6)
  • America East Player of the Week (Sept. 13)
  • 2009 America East Striker of the Year
  • America East All-Conference First Team (unanimous selection)
  • America East All-Championship Team
  • ECAC First Team All-Star
  • Goal.com Team of the Year – Second Team
  • NSCAA All-Northeast Region First Team
  • 2009 College Soccer News All-America Third Team

Levi Houapeu (10)

  • America East Player of the Week (Sept. 20)
  • College Soccer News National Team of the Week (Sept. 20)
  • America East Player of the Week (Oct. 25)
  • 2009 America East Midfielder of the Year
  • America East All-Conference First Team (unanimous selection)
  • America East All-Championship Team
  • ECAC First Team All-Star
  • 2009 ECAC Division I Offensive Player of the Year
  • Goal.com Team of the Year – Second Team
  • NSCAA All-Northeast Region Second Team

Liam Paddock

  • America East All-Rookie Team

Phil Saunders (3)

  • America East Rookie of the Week (Sept. 20)
  • America East Rookie of the Week (Sept. 27)
  • America East All-Rookie Team

John Paul Waraska (3)

  • America East All-Championship Team
  • America East All-Academic Team
  • NSCAA All-East Region Third Team Scholar All-America

Chris Williams

  • NSCAA All-Northeast Region Second Team

Softball

Lauren Brummell

  • America East Player of the Week (Feb. 21)

Swimming and Diving

Tina Cantwell

  • America East All-Conference (2x)

Mat Carson

  • America East All-Conference

Andrew Eckhoff

  • America East All-Conference

Jennifer Esposito

  • America East All-Conference

Keilan Freeman

  • America East All-Conference

Steve Gallagher

  • America East All-Conference (2x)

Rebecca Godwin

  • America East All-Conference (2x)

Sandy Haibel

  • America East All-Conference

Eric Jones (2)

  • America East Male Swimmer of the Week (Jan. 24)
  • America East All-Conference (2x)

Tereza Kaplanova

  • America East Female Swimmer of the Week (Oct. 18)

Sam Maccherola (3)

  • America East Female Swimmer of the Week (Nov. 22)
  • America East Female Swimmer of the Week (Jan. 24)
  • America East All-Conference (2x)

Herol Marjak

  • America East All-Conference

Matt Mattingly (3)

  • America East Male Swimmer of the Week (Oct. 18)
  • America East Male Swimmer of the Week (Nov. 15)
  • America East All-Conference (3x)

Abbey McKenney (2)

  • America East Female Swimmer of the Week (Jan. 31)
  • America East All-Conference (2x)

John Mendenhall

  • America East All-Conference

Kathryn Moorby

  • America East All-Conference

Tara Morrissette (2)

  • America East Female Most Oustanding Rookie
  • America East All-Conference (2x)

Brad Reitz (2)

  • America East Male Swimmer of the Week (Jan. 31)
  • America East All-Conference (4x)

Sarah Ryan

  • America East All-Conference

Lindsay Sherman

  • America East All-Conference

Laura Tilman

  • America East All-Conference

Zach Vonder Haar

  • America East All-Conference

Tennis

Fredi Voorman

  • America East Men’s Performer of the Week (Feb. 28)

Track and Field

Adrian Arthur

  • America East Male Track Performer of the Week (Dec. 6)

Michael Buccheri

  • America East Indoor All-Conference

Imani Colbert

  • America East Indoor All-Conference

Amanda Deller

  • America East Female Field Performer of the Week (Dec. 6)
  • America East Indoor All-Conference

Dominic Devaud

  • America East Indoor All-Conference

Britney Foreman

  • America East Indoor All-Conference

Victor Gilreath

  • America East Male Field Performer of the Week (Dec. 6)

Joshua Hewitson

  • America East Indoor All-Conference

Keith Onto

  • America East Indoor All-Conference

Sara Parkinson

  • America East Indoor All-Conference

Camal Pugh

  • America East Indoor All-Conference

Chrissy Robinson

  • America East Indoor All-Conference

Volleyball

Naomi Bush (6)

  • America East Rookie of the Week (Sept. 6)
  • America East Rookie of the Week (Sept. 20)
  • America East Rookie of the Week (Oct. 4)
  • America East Rookie of the Week (Nov. 1)
  • 2009 America East Rookie of the Year
  • America East All-Rookie Team

Kira Giles

  • America East Setter of the Week (Sept. 20)

Alyssa Lang (2)

  • America East Second Team All-Conference
  • America East All-Championship Team

Ali Loynachan (2)

  • America East Rookie of the Week (Sept. 13)
  • America East All-Rookie Team
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