BY KENNETH SCOTT // MAY 5, 2014 //
With the 2013-14 sports season nearly over, we recap the top-10 individual achievements by Curry athletes.
No. 10: (9/8/13) Richkaard Verrier scores two goals in a flash
Sophomore Midfielder Richkaard Verrier scored two goals in just over three minutes to ice a 5-1 victory for the men’s soccer team against Lyndon State. This victory pushed the Colonels to 2-1 on the season.
No. 9: (4/13/14) Barlow pitches a “double nickel” against Salve Regina
Freshman pitcher McKenna Barlow pitched seven innings of five-hit, five-strikeout ball as Curry’s softball team defeated Salve Regina, 2-1, to split a doubleheader. The win gave the Lady Colonels a record of 18-12 (8-4 in conference play).
No. 8: (2/12/14) Papalambros doubles up in loss to Roger Williams
Senior guard Lambros Papalambros recorded 22 points and 11 rebounds in an 87-80 losing effort to Roger Williams University. Papalambros did everything he could to keep the Colonels in the game, but they came up just short. The loss dropped the Colonels to 4-18 (3-12 in conference play).
No. 7: (3/9/14) Moore dominates Anna Maria
Senior infielder Matt Moore drove in five runs and finished a triple short of a cycle as the baseball team defeated Anna Maria College, 22-9. Moore doubled to drive in two runs in the second inning, belted a two-run homer in the sixth, and added an RBI single in the seventh. The win put the Colonels at an even 3-3.
No. 6: (4/25/14) Carrasco helps Curry hammer Eastern Nazarene
Freshman pitcher Ben Carrasco pitched a complete-game, four-hit, six-strikeout masterpiece as the baseball team shut out Eastern Nazarene, 9-0.
No. 5: (9/19/13) Lima pulls off a “hat-trick”
Freshman midfielder Kaitlyn Lima scored three goals to lift the women’s soccer team to a 3-2 victory over Emmanuel College. The victory gave the Colonels a record of 5-1.
No. 4: (4/5/14) Bruno bruises the Lions
Freshman Marissa Bruno belted two home runs as the softball team pummeled Eastern Nazarene, 16-2, in the second game of a doubleheader. Bruno also belted one home run in the first game to lead Curry to a 13-0 victory. These victories improved the Colonels’ record to 13-7 (4-0 in conference play).
No. 3: (3/11/14) Ahearn rules New Jersey City
Junior pitcher Taylor Ahearn pitched a four-hit, nine-strikeout gem to lift the softball team to a 6-1 victory over New Jersey City University.
No. 2: (2/22/14) Mohney shines on Senior Night
Junior goalie Derek Mohney recorded a season-high 43 saves as Curry’s hockey team defeated Becker University, 4-1. Mohney’s “shutdown” performance lifted the Colonels to a record of 9-13-2 (5-8-0 in conference play).
No. 1: (11/16/13) Kevin Fruwirth lights up Maine Maritime
Senior quarterback Kevin Fruwirth torched Maine Maritime for a Colonel record six touchdown passes while amassing 328 passing yards. Fruwith would spread the wealth by throwing three TD passes in each half, and by throwing a TD pass to four different receivers. The win helped the Colonels close the season on a high note, finishing with a 4-5 record.