TCNJ Magazine - Winter 2017

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13 13 MATT FURMAN What to Watch | Early 2017 How does she do it? Reedman maintains a stellar GPA on top of going 10–2 this past fall. BASEBALL A SPECTACULAR LIONS SEASON in 2016 culminated with a bid to the NCAA Regional Championships. Watch: Junior shortstop Zachary Schindler and junior right-hander Joe Cirillo ( left), both Mid-Atlantic All-Region selections in 2016. SOFTBALL LAST SPRING, TCNJ was one game away from a trip to the NCAA Super Regionals. Six starters return to the lineup, led by ace hurler Samantha Platt '18. Watch: Platt, along with Gaby Bennett and Jess Santelli, both named to the All-NJAC First Team in 2016, their rookie year. LACROSSE THE LION LAXERS SEEK their seventh straight NJAC championship and 31st consecutive appearance in the NCAA championship tournament under the incomparable coach Sharon Pfluger '82. Watch: Junior Elizabeth Morrison (right), 2016 UWLCA Division III National Player of the Year. MEN'S OUTDOOR TRACK AND FIELD A BLOWOUT EVENT EACH YEAR, the Lions Invitational rocks campus on April 29, with more than 1,000 athletes lacing up for the meet. Watch: Junior Andrew McNutt, who finished one place shy of All-American status at the NCAA championships last spring. WOMEN'S OUTDOOR TRACK AND FIELD WITH 29 NJAC TITLES EARNED since 1983, the Lions are determined to wrestle the championship back from Rowan's Profs — five-time winners — at the conference championships May 6–7. Watch: Long-distance runner Erin Holzbaur '19, an NCAA qualifier her rookie season, and sprinter Danielle Celestin '18. —Mark Gola

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