Today Magazine Winter 2020 - Page 13

wrap - up Field Hockey GMercyU fell in a tough 1-0 decision to Wesley College in the Atlantic East Tournament Semifinal. The team, which finished the season with a 10-10 overall record, placed four student-athletes on the 2019 Atlantic East Field Hockey All-Conference Teams. Senior Erika Cimino and juniors Allison Campbell and Michaela Swenk were chosen to the first team. Junior Alyssa Tomsic earned a second team selection. Swenk was also named to the Philadelphia Inquirer’s Academic All-Area Field Hockey Team. In order for a student-athlete to be eligible for Academic All- Area honors, they must be in at least their second year at the institution and hold a cumulative grade point average of 3.20 or better. Women’s Cross Country The women’s cross country team earned a runner-up finish at the 2019 Atlantic East Cross Country Championship. Senior Julianna Green finished seventh and sophomore Emily Stewart finished tenth. The team went on to place 43rd out of 49 scoring institutions in the NCAA Mideast Regional Championships. Green was named to the Atlantic East All-Conference First Team while Stewart was named to the Second Team. Men’s Soccer Women’s Soccer The women’s soccer team said goodbye to its lone senior, Genny Lombardo, who was a part of two playoff teams during her GMercyU career, as well as longtime head coach Neil Johnson, who in January announced his retirement from coaching. Sophomore Amanda Credidio was named to the 2019 Atlantic East Women’s Soccer All- Conference Second Team after leading the Griffins with 11 points on five goals and an assist. She was named the Atlantic East Player of the Week on September 23 as she had two goals in back-to- back games, helping lead the Griffins to victories. The Griffins’ season came to end in the first round of the Atlantic East Tournament with a 2-1 loss to Marymount University. The loss marked the end for the team’s lone senior, Kace Peters. Juniors Kevin Bowers and Tyler Blair were named to the 2019 Atlantic East Men’s Soccer All-Conference Second Team, marking Bowers’ second-straight season on the all-conference team and Blair’s first. Bowers was also the second GMercyU men’s soccer player to be named to the Philadelphia Inquirer’s Academic All-Area Team. In order for a student-athlete to be eligible for Academic All- Area honors, they must be in at least their second year at the institution and hold a cumulative grade point average of 3.20 or better. TODAY 11