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Sabrina Bell
2019:  October 21, 2019- Won the ECC Defensive Player of the Week (also 2 assists)
2018: 
Appeared in 16 matches, making 14 starts...Logged 1,097 minutes...Tied for the team lead in assists (2)...Recorded three shots on goal and nine total...Recorded her first collegiate assist against Lincoln (Sept. 29).


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DANA POETZSCH - CLASS OF 2016
MOLLOY COLLEGE- SOCCER


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2019: ECC Offensive Player of the Week - October 21, 2019 (2 Goals)
2018:  
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Performances: Poetzsch netted her second hat trick of the season. The sophomore leads the Lions in goals (7) and points (16).  Dana led the team in points (16) Shots on Goal (38) GW (3) Goals (7) Assists (2) and was 5th in minutes played (1238)

2017: 
Named ECC Rookie of the Year and All-Conference First Team… Earned D2CCA All-East Region Second Team honors…Played 18 games, starting 16…Logged 1,304 minutes...Led the league in goals (16) and points (34)… Tallied two assists… Recorded five multi-goal contests…ECC Offensive Player of the Week twice (Oct. 2, Oct. 30) and Rookie of the Week once (Sept. 11)…Netted hat tricks in the Lions' 3-0 victory over Daemen (Oct. 28) and the 5-5 draw against Georgian Court (Sept. 28).

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ANGELINA SCARPA- CLASS OF 2017
BARTON COLLEGE - LACROSSE

HIGH POINT, N.C. – Barton College attack Angelina Scarpa has been named the Conference Carolinas Women's Lacrosse Player of the Week for games played from Mar. 25-31, the Conference announced today.

Scarpa, a sophomore from Hicksville, N.Y., led Barton to a pair of Conference Carolinas wins last week over Chowan and Emmanuel. Scarpa tallied 16 points on 12 goals and four assists with four ground balls and two caused turnovers in the games.

Scarpa started the week with seven points on five goals and two assists with three ground balls and one caused turnover in a 15-3 rout of Chowan. Scarpa closed out the week with nine points on seven goals and two assists with one ground ball and one caused turnover in a 17-5 win over Emmanuel.

Scarpa currently ranks second in Conference Carolinas in assist (27), while ranking fifth in points (61) and ninth in goals (34).



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TIMOTHY PARKER- HICKSVILLE CLASS OF 2011
PROFESSIONAL SOCCER


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2018: Has started all 29 league matches since being acquired on March 5 ... tallied one goal and two assists in 2,610 minutes played ... helped tally 13 of New York's league-best 14 shutouts. International: Called into the USMNT June camp, earning his first career cap against Ireland before his first career start against France ... tallied second call up with the USMNT for the September camp with international friendlies against Brazil and Mexico ... earned his third consecutive call into the USMNT camp for October against Peru and Colombia. Playoffs: Started both conference semifinal matches ... helped pitch a shut out against Columbus in Leg 2.


 

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JOHN PETRUCELLI - CLASS OF 2010
PROFESSIONAL BASKETBALL

John Petrucelli is a guard for the NBS -D League Lakeland Magic.
He played college basketball at Molloy.


 

 

The Orlando Magic have signed free agent guard John Petrucelli, President of Basketball Operations Jeff Weltman announced today.  Petrucelli (#12, 6’4”, 190, 10/27/92) appeared in 43 games (seven starts) last season (2017-18) with the Lakeland Magic of the NBA G League, averaging 8.3 ppg., 4.1 rpg., 1.2 apg. and 1.28 stlpg. in 20.9 min pg. He has played in 75 career NBA G League games with Erie and Lakeland, averaging 7.1 ppg., 3.6 rpg., 1.3 apg. and 1.09 stlpg. in 21.0 min pg. Petrucelli spent two seasons (2014-16) in Slovakia after playing collegiately at Molloy College (NY).




 




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AMANDA ROONEY - CLASS OF 2013
CLUB GINTAS- UNIVERSITETAS 
PROFESSIONAL SOCCER

 Hicksville's Amanda Rooney helped USC win a national

 

 

 

 

 

Former Hicksville star and USC midfielder Amanda Rooney has signed a contract with Lithuanian women’s soccer club Gintra-Universitetas. Gintra is a member of the A Lyga, the top division of Lithuanian women’s soccer. The club advanced to the UEFA Women’s Champions League Round of 16 in 2017 and will return to the tournament in August after winning the Baltic League last year.

March 30, 2018-Amanda Rooney, who spent many years playing in the Long Island Junior Soccer League (LIJSL) and for the Olympic Development Program (ODP) of the Eastern New York Youth Soccer Association (ENYYSA), is headed to Europe to play professionally. She signed with Gintra Universitetas, Lithuanian champions for the past 13 seasons, and will be joining the club next month.

The now 22-year-old from Hicksville played for the LIJSL’s Albertson Elite Fury for eight years and served as the team captain, competed for Eastern New York ODP for six years and for Region 1 ODP for five.

She hopes to add some national championships in Lithuania to the two she already won in the United States, playing for the 2009 Long Island Fury in the Women’s Premier Soccer League (WPSL) and the 2016 NCAA title as a member of the USC Trojans. Additionally, she was named to the 2014 WPSL All-Star Team and was a member of the National Team Pool for two years.



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MICHEAL OSMUNDSEN- CLASS OF 2015
ADELPHI UNIVERSITY LACROSSE

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ALL AMERICAN 2018
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Honors and Awards
  • USILA First Team All-American (2018)
  • NE10 All-Conference First Team (2018)
  • USILA Honorable Mention All-American (2017)
  • NE10 All-Conference Second Team (2017)
  • NE10 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Fall '16, Spring '17, Fall '17, Spring '18) 
  • ECAC President's Honor Roll (Spring '18)

2018

  • Tied for third on the team with 41 points in All-American season with 25 goals and 16 assists
  • Also ranked second on the team with 36 ground balls
  • Also caused eight turnovers 
  • Scored in all but two of Adelphi's games on the season
  • Had six multi-goal games, scoring a career-high of five in win over Assumption (4/4)

2017
  • Breakout sophomore season saw him earn All-Conference and All-American Honorable Mention accolades
  • Appeared in all 19 games, primarily off the bench with one start
  • Ranked third on the team in goals (27) and tied for third in total points (40)
  • Scored in 15 of 19 contests, including the first five of the season
  • Recorded eight multi-goal games on the year, scoring a season-high four in 11-10 victory at Saint Anselm (4/5)
  • Tallied a season-best four points in four games
  • Ranked second on the team with 45 ground balls and also caused seven turnovers

2016
  • Played in 17 games
  • Notched 18 points on 10 assists and eight goals
  • Tallied 18 ground balls and three caused turnovers
  • Had one assist on 10 occasions
  • Netted two goals at American International (3/5)
  • Caused a turnover in addition to two ground balls, one goal and one assist at Southern New Hampshire (3/19)
  • Scored three goals with three ground balls at Merrimack (5/6) in the NE10 Championship Semifinal

 



 



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COLLEEN KINSEPP- CLASS OF 2018
MOLLOY COLLEGE- BOWLING

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Molloy College Freshman Colleen Kingsepp was selected as the East Coast Conference Rookie of the Week.

Colleen claimed first-place in singles play at the Blue and Orange Classic, knocking down 628 total pins while averaging 209.3. The rookie paired in doubles competition for a fourth-place finish, helping the Lions take the team title at the event. 
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MERCY COLLEGE - CLASS OF 2015
HUNTER ISNARDI - LACROSSE


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ALL AMERICAN- 2017 & 2018

Named to ECC Commissioner’s Honor Roll... Received Inside Lacrosse Division II Midfielder of the Year... Named IWLCA Division II Midfielder of the Year... Tabbed IWLCA First Team All-American... Crowned NCAA Statistical Champion in Draw Controls and Goals Per Game... Named IWLCA First Team All-East Region… Tabbed ECAC Offensive Player of the Year… Named ECC Midfielder of the Year… Named First Team All-ECC… Named First Team All-ECAC… Named to Inside Lacrosse Division II Midseason Player of the Year Watch…Received ECC Offensive Player of the Week (4/9, 3/19, 3/6, 2/26)… Earned ECAC Offensive Player of the Week (4/11, 3/21)… Tabbed to ECC Honor Roll (4/30, 4/23, 4/16, 3/12)… Named ECC Preseason Offensive Player of the Year… Named to Inside Lacrosse Preseason Player of the Year Watch… Appeared in and started in all 18 games… Led nation in goals, goals per game, draw controls per game and free position percentage… Ended year with school-record 97 goals and 106 points… Went 19-of-24 on free position shots… Led ECC in goals and was second in points and ground balls… Set new NCAA single-season record for draw controls with 214, breaking her record of last year… Ranked in top ten in ECC in caused turnovers 

2017: 
IWLCA First Team All-American… Named ECC Offensive Player of the Year… IWLCA First Team All- North Region…First Team All-ECC…First Team All-ECAC…Two-time ECC Weekly Honor Roll… IWLCA Division II National Offensive Player of the Week…Two-time ECC Offensive Player of the Week…Finished the season with a team-high 71 goals and seven assists for 78 points…Set an NCAA Division II single-season record for draw controls with 182 and was second nationally in draw controls per game…Added 30 caused turnovers and fired off 102 shots on goal to earn a 84.0 shots on goal percentage…Recorded her 100th career goal and point during the season… Had the best game of the season on April 7 when she recorded a game-high six goals and eleven draw controls in the 18-5 victory over Roberts Wesleyan College.

2016: Named to ECC Commissioner’s Honor Roll... Named ECAC Rookie of the Year... Tabbed First Team All-ECAC...Received IWLCA All-North Region Third Team honors… Named ECC Rookie of the Year…Named First Team All-ECC… Named ECC Player of the Week on March 7th…Received ECC Rookie of the Week three times (4/4, 4/18, 4/25)…Earned ECAC Rookie of the Week on April 26th…Tabbed to ECC Weekly Honor Roll twice (3/21, 4/11)…Played in and started in all 19 games… Ranked second on the team with 43 goals and 56 points… Finished with 13 assists… Led ECC and set single-season school record with 100 draw controls… Paced team with 43 groundballs… Ended season with 17 caused turnovers… Scored multiple goals in 12 games and finished with double-digit draw controls in three contests…Recorded career-high nine points on eight goals and an assist against Merrimack on March 5th…Tallied six goals in Mavericks win at Georgian Court on April 20th…Secured career-high 16 draw controls against Bridgeport on April 13th.



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VALARIE ADAMO - CLASS OF 2018
SOCCER- FELICIAN 
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Started all 14 Games as a freshmen- 2018




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EMILY JONAS- CLASS OF 2017
SOCCER - GARDINER-WEBB UNIVERSITY

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Tabbed a Big South All-Freshman Team selection ... Started all 19 matches ... Recorded 1,767 minutes on the season ... Added one assist on the season against Radford (Oct. 7) in 3-2 win on the road. Also added her only shot on goal for the season against Radford ... Played a significant role on defense helping preserve three shutouts on the year ... Played a season high 110 minutes against Longwood (Oct. 21) in 1-1 draw in 2OT ... Recorded 90 or more minutes of play in 12 different matches




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STORM STRONGIN- CLASS OF 2016
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2017: Appeared in eight games, starting two, before sustaining an injury…Recorded his first career point with an assist on the game-tying goal at James Madison on Sept. 30…Logged a season-high 62 minutes at Maryland on Aug. 28…Recorded 291 minutes on the season.

 









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PATRICK McCORMICK HOISTS THE NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP TROPHY FOR NORTH CAROLINA!!
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Patrick McCormick #9 (Hickville Class of 2014) of the North Carolina Tar Heels holds the trophy after the game against the Maryland Terrapins in the NCAA Division I Men's Lacrosse Championship at Lincoln Financial Field on May 30, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Tar Heels defeated the Terrapins 14-13.



 

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TIMOTHY PARKER -HICKSVILLE CLASS OF 2011

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New York Red Bulls 

On March 2, 2018, Parker was traded to New York Red Bulls in exchange for Felipe, $500,000 in targeted allocation money   and a 2018 international roster slot.[  On March 6, 2018 he made his Red Bulls debut, appearing as a starter in a 2–0 victory in Mexico over Club Tijuana in the CONCACAF Champions League.  On September 30, 2018, Parker scored his first goal for New York in a 2–0 victory over Atlanta United

Vancouver Whitecaps FC 

On January 15, 2015, Parker was selected 13th overall in the 2015 MLS SuperDraft by Vancouver Whitecaps FC.   On March 30, he made his professional debut for USL affiliate club Whitecaps FC 2 in a 4–0 defeat to Cascadia rivals Seattle Sounders FC 2.  On August 5, he scored in his CONCACAF Champions League debut against the Seattle Sounders FC. Parker scored in the second leg of the 2015 Canadian Championship Final against the Montreal Impact, helping Vancouver win their first championship 4–2 on aggregate 

On June 29, 2016, Parker scored in his second straight Canadian Championship Final. Vancouver would end up losing the match in added time to Toronto FC.  He scored his first MLS goal on May 20, 2017 in a 2–0 victory against Sporting Kansas City and was later named to the MLS Team of the Week

Tim Parker, 21, joins Whitecaps FC after spending four seasons with the St. John's University Red Storm of the National Collegiate Athletic Association's (NCAA) Big East Conference.

The 6-foot-2, 195-pound centre back appeared in 79 of 80 Red Storm matches over the past four seasons, starting all but one of his appearances. Parker finished with four goals, two game-winners, and four assists, while anchoring a back line that posted 30 clean sheets. He also helped lead St. John's to three straight NCAA Tournament appearances (2011-2013) and the 2011 Big East Tournament title.

A native of Hicksville, New York native, Parker earned Big East honors in each of his four seasons with the Red Storm, including first-team honors as a senior and junior. He was also the program's first three-time NSCAA All-Region selection since Chris Wingert (2001-2003). Prior to his collegiate career, Parker was named a second team ESPN RISE All-American and was the Gatorade New York Boys Soccer Player of the Year. He was also a member of the United States U-18 men's national team pool. Parker, who captained the Red Storm this past season, earned a pair of first-team NSCAA All-Region selections to go along with a third-team nod as a senior. Also of note, the defender led St. John's in minutes played in two of his four seasons at the school.



Timothy Parker Named Men's Soccer Candidate for Senior CLASS Award

Senior finance major has helped lead Red Storm
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QUEENS, N.Y. - Senior defender Tim Parker has been selected as one of 30 men's soccer candidates for the 2014 Senior CLASS Award. To be eligible for the award, a student-athlete must be classified as an NCAA pision I senior and have notable achievements in the areas of community, classroom, character and competition.

An acronym for Celebrating Loyalty and Achievement for Staying in School, the Senior CLASS Award focuses on the total student-athlete and encourages students to use their platform in athletics to make a positive impact as community leaders.

A team captain and a three-time BIG EAST All-Academic selection, Parker has a 3.09 GPA as a finance major.

The defender has been involved with numerous community service initiatives, including Relay For Life and St. Nick's Men's Shelter as well as the Community Mayors program.

Named to the MAC Hermann Trophy Watch List in each of the past two seasons, Parker is a two-time first team NSCAA All-Northeast Region honoree. A first team All-BIG EAST honoree as a junior, the defender earned second team all-league accolades as a sophomore and was a BIG EAST All-Rookie selection as a freshman.

Parker has appeared in all 62 games in his career, including 61 starts, and has helped the Red Storm reach the NCAA Tournament in each of the past three seasons. The defender has registered three goals, two game-winners, and three assists, while leading a defense that has posted 28 shutouts in the past three seasons.

The candidates will be narrowed down to 10 finalist's midway through the regular season. Those finalists will be placed on the official ballot, which will be distributed to media, coaches and fans through a nationwide voting system. The winner will then be announced during the 2014 College Cup in December.

Tim Parker is one of 30 men's soccer candidates for the Senior CLASS Award.


 

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Major League Baseball
JANUARY 14, 2015

In the minor league portion of the Rule 5 draft, the Mets lost several players, including Cam Maron, a catcher who grew up in Hicksville who was then selected by the Cincinnati Reds organization and will be playing for the Triple AAA Louisville Bats team.

Cam Maron, 23, was originally selected by the Mets in the 34th round of the 2009 amateur draft. He's a .284 hitter with a .387 on-base percentage in six minor league seasons. Maron spent most of 2014 season with Single-A advanced St. Lucie, batting .282 with a .387 OBP and three home runs in 98 games. Maron was also an All Star player with St. Lucie.

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LI's Cam Maron among year-end All-Stars

CAM MARON-HICKSVILLE CLASS OF 2009

DAYTONA, Fla. - The Florida State League released its 2014 All-Star Team on Tuesday and the St. Lucie Mets are represented by catcher Cam Maron.

Mets' Maron Selected to 2014 FSL All Star Team

Hicksville's Cam Maron is one of five year-end All-Stars selected from the Mets' and Yankees' organizations.

Maron, a 23-year-old, is batting .284 in 93 games through August 25. He leads the Mets in on base percentage (.394) is second on the team in walks (61). Maron has hit three home runs and and is third on the team with 49 RBIs. Defensively Maron has served as the Mets primary catcher and has caught 91 of the Mets' 132 games. Maron was also a midseason FSL All Star and caught a scoreless eighth inning in the All Star game at Bradenton. This is Maron's second season in St. Lucie. Last year he hit .235 in 84 games for the Mets.

Maron, 23, has hit .284 with a .394 on-base percentage in 93 games with the St. Lucie Mets, who play in the Single-A advanced Florida State League. The catcher had a 31-game streak of reaching base via a hit or walk snapped on Aug. 22. Maron has impressive plate discipline