The College Report: Bryant's Ingebresten of Berkeley Heights Scores First College TD
Monday, October 8, 2012 • 8:00pm
Bryant University wide receiver Robert Ingebresten (Berkeley Heights, Jr.) scored his first collegiate touchdown on Saturday as the Bulldogs lost to Albany, 31-14, in Smithfield, R.I. The Gov. Livingston High grad tallied on an 18-yard pass play in the second quarter. Albany’s Zach Troutman (New Providence, Fr.) had only one tackle in the game, but it came with an exclamation point, as he sacked the Bryant signal caller for a loss of seven yards. Bryant (0-6) looks for that elusive first win on Saturday when they host Robert Morris, while Albany (5-1) has a date at home with St. Francis (Pa.).
Vin Fischer (Livingston, Sr.) scored Montclair State’s only touchdown in Saturday’s 33-7 loss to Rowan at Sprague Field. The six points were earned on a 10-yard reception from quarterback Drew Cathey. Fischer caught one other pass for a 10-yard gain, while teammate Aaron Williams (West Orange, Fr.) also picked up a first down with a reception. Dan Barletta (New Providence, Fr.) teamed up on two tackles for the Red Hawks (2-4), who have a date with The College of New Jersey in Montclair on Saturday.
James Siracusa (New Providence, Sr.) of The College of New Jersey hit double figures in tackles in Saturday’s 42-28 loss to Cortland State in Ewing. Four were solo jobs. He also intercepted one pass. The Lions are 2-3 in advance of Saturday’s game at Montclair.
Six tackles (four unassisted) by Mike DiTommaso (Short Hills, Jr.) shared honors as second highest on the Columbia defensive unit in Saturday’s 35-14 loss to Lehigh in Bethlehem, Pa. The Lions (1-3) meet Penn at Philadelphia’s Franklin Field on Saturday.
Penn (1-3) will meet Columbia off a 34-28 loss at home to William & Mary in which Kevin Ijoma (South Orange, Soph.) returned two kickoffs for 45 and 28 yards. The defensive back also managed one solo tackle.
Penn’s sprint team improved to 2-1 with a 16-13 win over Mansfield at Franklin Field on Friday. Chris Twombly (Short Hills, Jr.) got credit for two unassisted tackles and one assisted. The Quakers’ next assignment is Army at home on Saturday.
Princeton’s sprint squad suffered a 32-29 defeat to Post at home on Friday. Kyle Douglas (Scotch Plains, Soph.) was involved in seven tackles, six of which were assisted. The Tigers (0-4) will have a go at Franklin Pierce at home on Saturday.
Coast Guard’s John Manganiello (Berkeley Heights, Sr.) had three tackles (two solo) in a 44-21 loss to Bridgewater State in New London, Conn. on Saturday. Coast Guard (2-3) visits Westfield State on Saturday.
Hobart remains undefeated at 6-0 after Saturday’s 28-7 victory over Springfield in Geneva, N.Y. Kevin Hearon (Westfield, Jr.) of the Statesmen had two unassisted tackles and another on which he combined with a teammate. Hobart gets a week off and will pick up on Oct. 20 in Troy, N.Y. against RPI.
Union is all square at 3-3 after Saturday’s 21-7 triumph over Worcester Poly in Worcester, Mass. Tosin Kazeem (Short Hills, Soph.) converted all three extra-point tries and booted one kickoff that traveled 55 yards. The Dutchmen, who began the season 0-3, look to keep the wins coming on Oct. 20, when they take on Rochester at home.
Matt Rea (Summit, Jr.) gained 28 yards on 10 carries in Middlebury’s 24-3 home victory over Amherst on Saturday. Rea’s long gain was a 6-yarder. The Panthers (3-0) are slated to visit Williams on Saturday.
Edgar Osols (Summit, Sr.) converted field goal attempts of 35 and 32 yards on Saturday as Mass.-Dartmouth lost, 57-21, at home to Salve Regina. Osols booted six kickoffs, which traveled an average of 64.3 yards, while seven punts were good for an average 36.4 yards, with the longest going 45 yards and two sticking inside the Salve Regina 20-yard line. The Corsairs (1-5) are at Nichols this Saturday.
Kean’s 58-7 rout of Western Connecticut State in Union on Saturday offered ample chance for participation among the Cougars. Jimmy Mattina (Madison, Jr.) recorded one unassisted tackle, while Nicholas Fuentes (New Providence, Jr.) booted a 40-yard punt. Kean (3-2) takes on William Paterson in Wayne on Saturday.
Portland State snapped a 4-game losing streak with a 77-10 mauling of Idaho State at home on Saturday. Bryant Long (South Orange, Jr.) got credit for one unassisted tackle for the Vikings (2-4), who will venture south in two weeks to play Cal Poly.
Stonehill’s Stephen Leonard (Chatham, Jr.) was the 38th man to finish in Sunday’s New England Championships in Westfield, Mass. His time for 8,000 meters was 25:15.52 in a race won by American International’s Mike Biwott in 23:56.16. The race attracted 261 starters.
Brown’s Kat Grimes (Chatham, Jr.) finished the women’s division of the New England Championships with a time of 18:56 for 5,000 meters, which was good for 99th place amidst 251 runners. Boston University’s Monica Adler led the pack in 17:00.79.
Florida Tech’s Stephanie Fonseca (New Providence, Sr.) was the 40th woman to finish in Saturday’s Florida State Championship in Tallahassee, Fla. She covered 6,000 meters in 23:50.4. Stephanie Ledgerwood of Southern Mississippi had the winning time of 21:01.3 in the field of 202 runners.