May 3, 2011

Top 15 Sophomore Athletes of 2010-11

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Kyle Dake (wrestling)

Weight Class: 149 pounds


• Won NCAA championship at 149 pounds in 2011

• Placed second at EIWA championships

• Won 34 of 36 matches

Nick D’Agostino (men’s hockey)

Position: Defenseman


• Led Cornell defensemen with seven goals and 17 assists

• Second on team with two game-winning goals

• Named assistant captain for 2011-12 season

Errick Peck (men’s basketball)

Position: Forward


• Averaged team-best 13.3 points on 45-percent shooting over final 22 games

• Scored career-high 22 points against Dartmouth Feb. 19

Maneesha Chitanvis (women’s soccer)

Position: Forward


• Honorable mention All-Ivy League this season

• Led the club in scoring with five goals and 12 points

A.J. Fiore (men’s lacrosse)

Position: Goalie


• Currently holds .506 save percentage through nine wins and two losses this season

• Became the first Red goalie to tally 20 saves since 1999

Clare Fitzpatrick (women’s basketball)

Position: Forward


• Started every game of the season

• Named an All-Ivy honorable mention

• Led team with 11.4 points per game

Laura Fortino (women’s hockey)

Position: Defenseman


• Lead all defensemen in the country in scoring

• Earned first-team All-ECAC, first-team All-Ivy and first-team All-American honors

Jamie Laird (women’s squash)


• Named Most Valuable Player on the team this year

• Voted team’s Most Sportsmanlike Player

Greg Miller (men’s hockey)

Position: Center


• Led team with 29 points, 25 assists and plus-15 rating

• Recorded two power-play goals and one game-winning score

Steve Mock (men’s lacrosse)

Position: Attack


• Was named Ivy League Player of the Week on March 21st

• Averaged 3.6 goals per game against Ivy League competitors

Christine Ordway (women’s tennis)


• Primarily plays first singles

• In January, Ordway was listed on the ITA Northeast Region Division I rankings as No. 14 singles

Connor Pardell (men’s polo)

Position: Starter


• Scored one goal in National semifinal win over Colorado State

• Started all 20 games in 2011

Lauriane Rougeau (women’s hockey)

Position: Defenseman


• Second-team All-American

• First-team All-ECAC

• Named ECAC Hockey top defensemen

Nick Sachvie (men’s squash)


• Earned Ivy League Rookie of the Year award and was a first-team All-Ivy selection

• Selected as College Squash Association All-American for the season

Branden Van Loon (men’s polo)Position: Starter


• Scored seven goals in National semifinal win over Colorado State

• Scored three goals in sweep of Toronto

Original Author: Sun Staff