Men’s Cross Country
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Central Islip, N.Y.- Six Golden Lions have earned honors this week from the East Coast Conference (ECC), with student-athletes from four different sports making the list.  

Women’s volleyball had Maja Potpara be named the ECC Player of the Week after she helped Dowling go 4-1 this past week.  Potpara blasted 34 kills, tossed 142 assists, had 32 digs, 12 total blocks, and served nine aces in the five matches. She had 27 assists and 115 digs in the conference opener against C.W. Post. In the AIC tournament, she had 30 kills with 114 assists earning a spot on the All-Tournament Team.

Alexis Parrotta was named the ECC Player of the Week for women’s soccer while Melissa Guglielmo was named the Rookie of the Week.  Alexis tallied a hat trick in Dowling’s 3-0 victory over Felician College on Saturday. She broke a scoreless game at the 63 minute mark, and went on to score two more times in the second half for the win.

Guglielmo had a strong week in goal for Dowling, recording 2 shutouts to boost the Golden Lions to 3-1 on the year. She turned away 8 shots in the victories over St. Thomas Aquinas and Felician.

Dowling’s Robyn Romanoff was named the ECC Player of the Week for women’s tennis.  Robyn won all three of her first flight singles matches in Dowling’s 2-1 week, including a 6-0, 6-0 victory in her match versus C.W. Post. Robyn went 2-1 in doubles action as well, defeating Post University and C.W. Post.

Men’s and women’s cross country had a successful week as well as Scott Litts and Marissa Schoeps both went on to earn Rookie of the Week honors.  Litts took a first place finish in his first collegiate race as he finished in a time of 29:16.1 at the SUNY Purchase Invitational. Litts’ finish helped Dowling take a second place team finish in the race.

Schoeps earned a 3rd place finish at the SUNY Purchase Invitational this past weekend, finishing in a time of 22:06.3.

Dragana Jelovac earned a spot on the ECC honor roll this past week as well.  Dragana made her mark this week as the Golden Lions went 4-1. She had 36 kills this week including a team high 14 kills against St. Mary’s. Jelovac was a force at the net with 13 total blocks.

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