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Brosky earns silver at Patriot League Meet

Monday, June 26, 2017 by TODD KRESs tkress@tnonline.com in Sports

Several Emmaus High School graduates competed in college athletic teams during this past spring season.

Lehigh University junior Hanna Brosky was a member of the Mountain Hawks’ 4x800 meter relay team that placed second in the recent Patriot League Outdoor Championships. The foursome finished in 8:51.93. As a member of the 4x400 meter relay team, Brosky helped the Mountain Hawks to a seventh-place finish in 3:53.82. The junior nearly placed high enough in the 800-meter run to earn Lehigh team points, coming in eighth place.

Bloomsburg University senior Amber Csrenko recently capped a successful running career as a Husky. In the most recent outdoor track and field season, Csrenko was a member of the 4x400 meter relay team placed fourth at the PSAC Championships. The relay team posted a season-best time in the event. She also placed 18th in the 800-meter run at PSACs.

Emmaus graduate and Fairleigh Dickinson junior Jason Fatzinger had a solid season on the baseball diamond for the Knights. He batted .252 in 45 games (41 of which he started this past spring). He also finished with 11 RBIs and 27 runs and a .363 on-base percentage. He’s played in 118 career games for the Knights, averaging a .257 clip with 43 RBIs and 53 runs scored.

Sophomore Claude Bradshaw started in all 14 games for the University of Harford men’s lacrosse team. As a defender, he tallied 27 ground balls for the season, fourth on the team. He was one of six players to start in every game this past season for the Hawks.

Greg Jaindl recently finished a successful first season on the track and field team at Moravian College. He took first place in the 3,000 steeplechase at the Landmark Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships and second in the same event at the ECAC Division III Championships. His other top performances include seventh place in the 1,500-meter run and 10th in the 800 at leagues, and seventh in the 4x400 relay at ECACs.

Arcadia freshman libero/defensive specialist Zayne George tallied a team-best 160 digs for the school’s volleyball team this past spring. He played in 28 matches and averaged a team-best .176 digs-per-set

In his first season on the Lancaster Bible College men’s volleyball team, freshman Jacob Faust started in 17 games and played in 83 sets. He recorded 124 kills, 35 digs and 31 blocks for the spring season.

Senior defender Shauna Poling started in every game for the Moravian women’s lacrosse team this past fall. She recorded five defensive stops and has started in at least 15 games in each of the past three seasons.

Emmaus freshman Vanessa Huber recently finished her inaugural track and field season at the Coast Guard Academy. She placed 10th in the javelin at the Springfield College Classic with a mark of 89 feet, 1 inch. She also placed 10th in that event at the NEWMAC Championship Meet.

Alvernia’s Mitchell Sterkenburg appeared in 25 of the volleyball team’s 30 matches, posting 32 kills, 44 digs and five blocks.

University of Delaware’s Miranda O’Donald played a key role in the Blue Hens’ success this past spring as a freshman. She batted .267 in 32 games (19 starts) with 10 runs scored and three RBIs. Her .957 fielding percentage was one of the highest on the team.

Ryan Paradise, a freshman at Lehigh University, was a member of the Mountain Hawks’ 4x800 relay team that placed fourth at the Patriot League Outdoor Track and Field Championships. The freshman also put in a solid showing in the 800-meter run, coming in 18th place in a time of 1:57.39.

Former Emmaus Most Valuable Player Destanee Watkins played in 14 games this past season for the Kutztown University women’s lacrosse team. In those games, which included three starts, she scored five goals and added four assists. She also finished with 28 groundballs for the Golden Bears.

If you know of other EHS graduates that deserve recognition for their spring sports seasons at college, please email their names and school to Todd Kress at tkress@tnonline.com.