The College Power 10 ranks the top performers each week in Western New York collegiate athletics.
1. No-hit trio: Three local players threw no-hitters this week: D'Youville softball's Brittaney Goodrich, Niagara County CC baseball's Jacob Lewis and NCCC softball's Vicki Waugaman.
Goodrich, an Eden graduate, no-hit the Alfred State Pioneers in a five-inning, 9-0 victory. She struck out five and walked one, backing the Spartans as they swept the doubleheader. Lewis (Orchard Park) struck out nine for the Thunderwolves, ranked third in the NJCAA Div. III poll, against SUNY Broome, while Waugaman (Lewiston-Porter) struck out eight against Finger Lakes CC.
2. Jessica Wilcox: The Alfred State pitcher dominated Houghton, getting a school record 13 strikeouts in a 7-0 win. Wilcox (Pine Valley) broke the previous single-game record of 12 by striking out the final two batters of the game.
3. Travis Macrides: The D'Youville baseball infielder broke a pair of school records, notching a single-game best six RBIs and breaking the s career RBI record against Penn State-Altoona.
4. Donel Cathcart: The NCCC men's basketball player and Cardinal O'Hara graduate was named a second-team NJCAA Division II All-American on Tuesday. Cathcart, who will play at Youngstown State next season, averaged 20.5 points, 8.5 rebounds and 2.8 assists for the Thunderwolves. He's the third player in NCCC history to earn All-America honors.
5. Hilbert softball: The Hawks snapped a 26-game losing streak against Pitt-Bradford, sweeping the Panthers in a road doubleheader. The wins were Hilbert's first against Pitt-Bradford since joining the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference in 2005. Rachel Allen (Tonawanda) pitched in both games, giving up no earned runs in a combined 14 innings.
6. Miranda Daucher: The University at Buffalo track and field thrower set a facility record in the discus at the Bucknell Bison Classic. Her mark of 176 feet, 2 inches. Her throw was the longest in the Mid-American Conference this season and 12th in the NCAA East Region. She also finished second in the hammer throw (177-4) at the event.
7. Devon Patterson: Daucher wasn't the only successful thrower for UB. Patterson won the Bison Classic's men's shot put by over three feet with a heave of 59 feet, 7 3/4 inches. The win, his biggest of the year, pushed him to first in the MAC and 16th in the East Region in the event.
8. Niagara women's lacrosse: The Purple Eagles defeated Monmouth, 18-10, on Saturday to move into a tie with Marist for second place in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conferenc. Rachel MacCheyne scored six goals and two assists as the Eagles set a season-high for goals.
9. Canisius baseball: The Golden Griffins have won three straight and six of their last seven after sweeping Iona in a three-game series. Canisius has scored in double-digits in its last four games and had 36 runs in the Iona series.
10. Jenna Haring: The Limestone goalie, a Lake Shore graduate, was named the Conference Carolinas Women's Lacrosse Player of the Week after making 10 saves against rival Mount Olive. The Saints' 14-9 win moved them into first place in the conference. Haring, a former first-team All-Western New York selection, is second in Division II and first in the conference in goals against average.
• Selina Von Jackson of UB won the 200 meters (24.95) and 100 hurdles (13.98) at the Bucknell Invitational. Mitchell Moore of the Bulls won the men’s 400 hurdles in 53.55 seconds.
• Siobhan Quinn of Canisius was first in the 5,000 meters at Bucknell, winning in 18 minutes, 10.93 seconds.
• Buffalo State women's lacrosse defeated New Paltz, 15-5, on the team's Senior Day. Ally Ruggieri and Jackie Dufresne (Frontier) each scored four goals.
• UB football freshman Kevin Marks ran for a 60-yard touchdown in the Bulls' Blue & White Spring Scrimmage on Friday.
• St. Bonaventure men's basketball's Jaylen Adams and Matt Mobley both averaged double-digit point totals at the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament.
• Basketball forward Dominic Douglass was named Villa Maria College Male Athlete of the Year.D'Youville women's four-oared crew finished third out of nine teams at the Geneseo Invitational.
• Daemen men's track and field finished third out of eight teams at the Please Stop Snowing Invitational on Friday at Cortland.
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