Five athletes honored by Liberty League
Contact: Jim Taylor (315) 859-4685
November 1, 2010
Five Hamilton College athletes were honored by the Liberty League on Nov. 1 when the league announced its weekly award winners.
Frank Campagnano '12 (Guilderland, N.Y./Guilderland HS) was a co-offensive performer of the week selection, and Leo Nizzi '14 (Frankfort, N.Y./Frankfort-Schuyler HS) was named a co-rookie of the week in men's soccer. In women's soccer, Sarah Boak '12 (Summit, N.J./Summit HS) received a co-defensive performer of the week award, and Liza Gergenti '14 (Warwick, N.Y./Warwick Valley HS) was a co-rookie of the week pick. Colleen Callaghan '11 (Queensbury, N.Y./Glens Falls HS) was a co-offensive performer of the week selection in field hockey.
Campagnano was honored for the second time this year. He scored a goal and assisted on the other in a 2-2 tie against Hobart College on Oct. 30. He leads the league with 24 points, ranks second with nine goals, and is tied for third with six assists.
Nizzi, who received his third award, was credited with an assist in the tie against Hobart. He set a program record for assists in a season with his eighth in that match. He is tied for first in the league with those eight assists.
The men's soccer team (9-2-3 overall, 4-2-1 Liberty) travels to St. Lawrence University for a league tournament semifinal game on Wednesday, Nov. 3, at 2:30 p.m.
Boak was honored for the first time this year. She led Hamilton's defense in a 2-0 victory at Hartwick College on Oct. 30. The shutout was the sixth posted by the Continentals in 14 games this year.
Gergenti received her third award after she stopped all four shots she faced in the 2-0 win at Hartwick. She ranks second in the league with a 0.63 goals against average, and is third with 3.77 saves per game.
The women's soccer team (9-2-3 overall, 4-2-1 Liberty) travels to Vassar College for a league tournament semifinal game on Wednesday, Nov. 3, at 2:30 p.m.
Callaghan received her third award this year after she scored three goals in a 7-2 win at Morrisville State College on Oct. 27. She set the program record for goals in a season that night, and is tied for second in the league with 18. She ranks second with 47 points and 11 assists.
The nationally ranked No. 15 field hockey team (12-2 overall, 6-1 Liberty) hosts William Smith College for a league tournament semifinal game on Wednesday, Nov. 3, at 5 p.m. The team has tied a program record for wins in a season, which was set last year (12-5).