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VOTE: The Springfield Student Athlete of the Week for March 27 – April 2

This week’s nominees:

Jade O’Connor – The graduate midfielder for the women’s lacrosse team combined for 14 goals in the Pride’s three victories this past week, including eight and an overtime game-winner against WestConn on Sunday.

Gillian Kane – The graduate pitcher for the softball team combined for 14 innings in two complete games while only allowing one run and seven hits. She also struck 13 batters out and earned the win in both games she pitched.

Christa Carr – The senior thrower for the women’s track and field team finished first in the shot put with a distance of 11.35 meters at the AIC Yellowjacket Invitational on Saturday.

Gwen Andersen – The junior sprinter for the women’s track and field team finished second in the 100-meter sprint with a time of 12.77 seconds, and was part of the 4×100 group that finished first at the AIC Yellowjacket Invitational on Saturday.

And on the men’s side:

Nathan Kelleher-Mochak – The first-year pitcher for the baseball team combined for 5.1 innings with one run and four hits allowed along with six strikeouts this past week.

Kevin Tierney – The senior attack for the men’s lacrosse team combined for five goals and two assists in the Pride’s pair of games this past week.

Rece Gobel – The senior mid-distance runner for the men’s track and field team set a personal record and finished first in the 1500-meter run with a time of 4:05.89 at the AIC Yellowjacket Invitational. He also finished first in the 800-meter run with a time of 1:56.62 on Saturday.

Daniel Criscio – The junior thrower for the men’s track and field team finished first in the javelin throw with a distance of 53.54 meters at the AIC Yellowjacket Invitational. He also set a personal record in the discus throw with a distance of 33.21 meters on Saturday.

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