• Connecticut College sophomore Aaron Davis of New London and senior Brenner Green of Lisbon made the New England Small College Athletic Conference winter All-Academic team. Davis and Green competed in men's track and field.
In all, 57 Conn College athletes earned All-Academic team honors.
• Sophomore JR Hartgers and junior John Lyons are tied for first in goals with 11 apiece for the men's lacrosse team. Hargters also has six assists and Lyons seven assists for the Camels (3-4, 2-4).
• Junior Kelsey Burke is tied for second place in the NESCAC with 61 saves for the women's lacrosse team. The Camels are 3-5, 1-5.
• Matthew Larkin and Matt Murdock are the team captains for the rowing team. Conn opens its season Saturday against Clark and Amherst in Worcester.
• Junior Jen Herbert of Pawcatuck is off to a good start for the women's tennis team. She plays at No. 2 singles.
Mariners making waves
• The New England Collegiate Conference named Mitchell College freshman Nick Carlson of Old Lyme its conference rookie of the week for baseball for the second time this season. Carlson went 6-for-13 with a double, three RBI and two stolen bases while leading the Mariners to a 2-1 record in a three game series against Becker College. He also earned a win pitching in relief.
• Junior Rocco Devona of Waterford earned the NECC men's tennis player of the week after winning at No. 2 singles and No. 2 doubles in an 8-3 win over Lesley University. It is the third time in his career that he received the honor.
Tracking the Bears
• Coast Guard sophomore All-American Adam Scalesse received New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference track athlete of the week honors. Scalesse took first in the 110 hurdles and intermediate hurdles Saturday at the Coast Gurad Invitational. His 110 hurdles time of 14.46 is the second fastest in the country.
• NEWMAC baseball player of the week honors went to junior Eric Gerken who went 7-for-10 with four doubles, a triple, an RBI and five runs scored in three games last week. He was 5-for-6 in doubleheader sweep of MIT on Sunday. The Bears are 10-12 overall, 4-5 in conference play.
Around the region
• UConn senior Ryan Fuller of Old Lyme is adjusting to a new position this season, moving from third base to first base. Through 26 games, he's made just one error.
"He's working so hard at it," coach Jim Penders said. "It's not for a lack of trying. It's mainly a case of getting enough repetitions. It's a new position for him. He's doing a better job with his footwork and fielding the baseball okay, He just needs more repetitions."
Fuller is having a productive season at the plate, batting .315 with 16 RBI.
Avery Point graduate Stanley Paul is a reserve outfielder for the Huskies. He's appeared in nine games, starting six. He's batting .217.
• Several athletes with local ties are making contributions to the Central Connecticut State University baseball team. Avery Point graduate Tyler McIntyre leads the team in home runs (four) and RBI (15) while batting .261. Dylan DelaCruz of East Lyme is batting .253 with 10 RBI while Jake Matuszak (Avery Point) has a .250 average and eight RBI and former Fitch player Anthony Turgeon has a .247 average.
• Ben Burnap of Westerly and Springfield College doubles partner Kyle Mersereau earned the NEWMAC doubles team of the week award. They went 3-0 last week for the Pride.
- Gavin Keefe