News & Notes, 9/11-9/17

News & Notes for the week of 9/11-9/17

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News & Notes for the week of 9/11-9/17

Dylan Balsamo, Assistant Sports Editor

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Track Has New Asst. Coach
Fordham Track & Field/Cross Country coach Brian Horowitz announced on Monday that six-time All-American runner Lindsey Scherf will be an assistant coach. “To be able to add someone with the experience of Lindsey Scherf to the Fordham staff is tremendous,” said Horowitz of Scherf, who specializes in road racing at the Westchester Track Club. “Lindsey had a great collegiate career at Harvard and Oregon. Her prior coaching experiences and professional level racing provides our program with a wealth of knowledge. We are looking forward to the impact she will have with our student-athletes.”

Williams Receives Honor
The Atlantic 10 announced on Monday that the conference’s Women’s Volleyball Defensive Player of the Week would go to senior libero Morgan Williams who earned her third weekly award with the honor. This past weekend at the Dartmouth Invitational, Williams averaged 7.45 digs per set, and with her 42 digs against Dartmouth, she set the Fordham record for most digs in a game. “Well-deserved honor in conjunction with that record-setting match for Mo,” said head coach Ian Choi about Williams.

Football Has 2 POW’s
Fordham Football’s sophomore linebacker Ryan Greenhagen and junior kicker Andrew Mevis were both honored by the Patriot League this week, earning Defensive Player of the Week and Special Team Player of the Week, respectively. In Saturday’s win over Bryant, Mevis led the Rams’ defense with 10 tackles, seven solo, and one for loss. Mevis kicked three field goals and two extra points during the game, meaning 11 of the 29 points came from his foot. For both players, this is their first weekly honor of the young season.

Alumni Game for Baseball
Fordham Baseball will will host its 14th annual Alumni Game on Sunday, October 6 at 1:00 p.m. in Houlihan Park. The event is aimed at welcoming back all of the program’s former players in order to celebrate Fordham University’s baseball tradition during the fall season. Alumni are also encouraged to bring along their families to reconnect with Rams of the past while also getting a look at those of the present. To RSVP for the event, contact Tony Mellaci at amellaci@fordham.edu.