By Alvin Halimwidjaya
Fordham Sports News and Notes from Feb. 15-21. (Courtesy of Fordham Athletics)
Senior Lauren Quense was awarded her second A-10 Pitcher of the Week honor this season, while junior Madison Shaw was honored as the A-10 Player of the Week. Quense threw a no-hitter against Bryant and went 3-0 for the week, while first baseman Shaw started all five games, hitting .600/.684/.933. Shaw recorded three doubles, a triple and three walks as Fordham went 3-2 over the course of the weekend. Quense also boasts a 1.11 ERA across seven appearances, recording four complete games and two shutouts in 38 innings.
Fordham women’s soccer announced dates for its Spring Elite ID Clinic, which is taking place on Sunday, April 2 on Murphy Field. Head coach Jessica Clinton also released dates for the Youth Girls Goalkeeper & Striker Day Camp, which is taking place from July 17-20, as well as the Elite Residential Prospect ID Camp, which will run from July 21-23.
The Rams came up just short of a trophy at the Serues Cup Division of the CSA Team Championship. Playing at Cambridge, Massachusetts, the Fordham squash team won against Johns Hopkins and Northeastern before falling in the final to Richmond, bringing its record to 10-9 to end the season. Fordham started off the Serues Cup by dispatching Johns Hopkins with ease, blowing them out 9-0. Fordham notched its first opening win in the tournament since 2009, winning five of its nine matches 3-0. Next, the team defeated Northeastern 6-3 in the semifinals, with five out of six wins going 3-0 in favor of Fordham. However, the Rams could not stop Richmond from winning the bottom five matches to start, eventually losing 6-3. First slot player Peter Yuen went 3-0 over the weekend, starting off 11-7, 11-6, 2-11, 11-7 against Phil Shin of Johns Hopkins. He continued with an 11-6, 11-7, 11-9 sweep against Evan Jacobson of Northeastern, and ended with an 11-1, 11-6, 11-4 victory against Jonathan Willmot of Richmond.
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