May 23, 2013

College Connections: Babson losing booming bat in softball

By Steve Craig
Staff Writer

(Continued from page 1)

click image to enlarge

Catie Funk leaves Babson as the program’s all-time leader with a .438 average, hitting 33 homers, 166 RBI and 417 total bases.

Babson Photo


Southern New Hampshire University junior lacrosse captain Ellie Morin of Scarborough completed a standout season for the Penmen, leading one of the youngest Division II teams in the country to a 7-10 record, 6-6 in the Northeast-10 Conference. Morin played attack and led SNHU with 48 goals in 16 games with 18 assists. During the season she notched her 100th career goal, matched a single-game program record with six assists and was twice named the NE-10 player of the week.

Morin was named the team MVP and second-team all-conference. Morin also led the team with 70 draw controls. Also contributing to the SNHU team was sophomore midfielder Meghan Quirk of Scarborough. Quirk started all 17 games with one goal and was fourth on the team in ground balls and third in caused turnovers.


The NCAA Division III championships start Thursday at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse and Tufts freshman Mitchell Black of Brunswick will enter the 800-meter race as the second seed. Also in the field are former Greely High and current Bates College teammates senior James LePage (ranked third) and sophomore Mark McCauley (ranked sixth)

• Maine junior Brian Woodbury of Scarborough placed second in the discus and third in the shot put at the America East championship meet.

Teammates James Rutter, a junior from Portland (Cheverus) and sophomore Joseph Viola of Scarborough were part of the fourth-place 400 relay team.

• Maine junior Alexander Moser of York Harbor was 15th in the 1,500-meter race at the recent ECAC championship meet after placing sixth at the America East meet. Moser was also on the Black Bears' eighth-place 3,200 relay team at the America East meet.

• Wheaton College senior Sam Fear of Bath (North Yarmouth Academy) placed 11th in the javelin at the ECAC championships, which is an all-division meet.


Ithaca College sophomore Emelia Scheemaker of Scarborough is making the trip to the NCAA Division III national championship in La Crosse, Wis., as the fifth-ranked triple jumper.

• University of Maine junior Rachel Wilkinson of South Portland (Gorham) placed seventh in the America East championship meet 1,500-meter race with a time of 4 minutes, 46.16 seconds. Wilkinson also ran the lead leg on the Black Bears' 3,200 relay team that placed sixth. Senior Mary Fagan of Camden (Camden Hills) was on the 1,600 relay team that also placed sixth.


William Smith College junior Katie Paige of Brunswick (North Yarmouth Academy) earned a spot on the Liberty League all-academic team. An environmental studies and economics major, Paige needed to carry at least a 3.2 GPA to qualify for the team. It is Paige's second straight year on the team.

• Hamilton College senior Dylan Jackson of Yarmouth was the bow seat rower in the varsity eight this season. Hamilton sophomore Andrew Szatkowski of Buxton (Bonny Eagle) was a member of the school's second varsity eight.


Steve Craig can be reached at 791-6413 or

Twitter: SteveCCraig


Were you interviewed for this story? If so, please fill out our accuracy form

Send question/comment to the editors

Further Discussion

Here at we value our readers and are committed to growing our community by encouraging you to add to the discussion. To ensure conscientious dialogue we have implemented a strict no-bullying policy. To participate, you must follow our Terms of Use.

Questions about the article? Add them below and we’ll try to answer them or do a follow-up post as soon as we can. Technical problems? Email them to us with an exact description of the problem. Make sure to include:
  • Type of computer or mobile device your are using
  • Exact operating system and browser you are viewing the site on (TIP: You can easily determine your operating system here.)



More PPH Blogs

Winter sports 2013-2014

High School Football 2013

Fall sports photos