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Jamestown setter Monique St. Cyr was a major reason the Eagles swept Grafton 3-0 Thursday to clinch a consecutive state-tournament berth. (Photo by Will Armbruster)
Former Jamestown setter Monique St. Cyr had more than 100 assists last week for the University of West Florida. (file photo)

Historic Triangle soccer and field hockey players saw plenty of action for their respective colleges last week.

Tabb field hockey alumnus Hollie MacDonald scored a pair of goals in one game, while volleyball players Jenna Hamra and Monique St. Cyr each logged more than 100 assists last week.

Freshman field hockey goalkeeper Kealsie Robles garnered Big East Defensive Player of the Week for her standout efforts against a ranked Michigan State team.

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  • Bridgewater senior Emily Mellman (Jamestown) finished 30th in a time of 27:59 during the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Preview on Sept. 11.

Field Hockey

  • Old Dominion freshman Kealsie Robles (Tabb) started and recorded four saves while allowing two goals during a 5-2 win against William & Mary on Sept. 11. Also, she was named Big East Defensive Player of the Week on Sept. 7 for her performances against No. 19 Michigan State and Kent State the week prior.
  • Christopher Newport freshman Abby Cryts (Walsingham Academy) scored a goal during a 2-3 loss against Lynchburg College on Sept. 9.
  • Lynchburg College freshman Kayla Copeman (Bruton) scored a goal and recorded an assist during a 3-2 win against Alvernia on Sept. 12. The assist is Copeman’s first of the season.
  • Christopher Newport sophomore Alexa Weaver (York) scored a goal and recorded an assist during a 5-1 win against Wesley on Sept. 12.
  • University of Virginia junior Macy Peebles (Tabb) had an assist during a 4-3 win against Lousiville on Sept. 11.
  • Longwood senior Hollie MacDonald (Tabb) scored a pair of goals during a 2-1 win against Towson on Sept. 11.


  • Christopher Newport sophomore Tyrell Noel (Grafton) recorded two tackles during a 24-9 loss to Hampden-Sydney on Sept. 12.
  • Bridgewater senior Nicholas Cawthon (Bruton) made five tackles and had a sack during a 38-21 win against Greensboro on Sept. 12.



In-season athletes followed in this feature:

Boys Soccer: Sean Christein, Christopher Newport University (Tabb ’12); Jay Fox, Virginia Wesleyan (Grafton ’15); Dan Geyer, Virginia Military Institute (Jamestown ’13); Cap League, Virginia Military Institute (Jamestown ’14); Andrew Maeso, Christopher Newport University (Bruton ’15); Reilly Maw, William & Mary (Tabb ’13); Luke Pfeifer, Christopher Newport University (Williamsburg Christian Academy ’15); Alfonso Speed Jr., William & Mary (Lafayette ’13); Denzel Speed, Richard Bland College (Lafayette ’15); Jeff Wolons, Virginia Tech (Jamestown ’15)

Cross-Country: Ashley Bruce, William & Mary (Grafton ’12); Dawson Connell, William & Mary (York ’14); Deanna Corts, Christopher Newport University (Grafton ’12); Baron Kieffer, Virginia Tech (Tabb ’15); Kyle King, University of Virginia (Grafton ’12); Emily Mellman, Bridgewater College (Jamestown ’13); Rachel Rabbitt, William & Mary (Grafton ’13); Christopher Short, Virginia Tech (Warhill ’15); Kurtis Steck, William & Mary (Lafayette ’13)

Field Hockey: Aileen Ahlers, Kent State University (Grafton ’15); Kaila Atkins, Northeastern University (Tabb ’15); Jordan Chapman, Longwood University (Jamestown ’13); Elly Chipman, James Madison University (homeschool); Kayla Copeman, Lynchburg College (Bruton ’15), Abby Cryts, Christopher Newport University (Walsingham Academy ’15); Kara Enoch, Old Dominion University (Tabb ’15); MC Evans, Bucknell University (Tabb ’15); MK Harrah, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Grafton ’15); Hollie MacDonald, Longwood University (Tabb ’12); Alaina Madeline, Virginia Commonwealth University (Grafton ’14); Kaylee Maunz, Virginia Commonwealth University (Grafton ’13); Lorissa Morton, Longwood University (Tabb ’14); Macy Peebles, University of Virginia (Tabb ’13); Kealsie Robles, Old Dominion University (York ’15); Kristie Robles, Old Dominion University (York ’15); Carley Shannon, Ball State University (Bruton ’14); Maddie Vann, Michigan State (Tabb ’15); MacKenzie Zabicki, Bridgewater College (York ’14); Alexa Weaver, Christopher Newport University (York’ 14)

Football: Nicholas Cawthorn, Bridgewater College (Bruton ’12); DeVonte Dedmon, William & Mary (Warhill ’14); Kapri Doucet, Hampton University (Bruton ’14); Ian Haislip, William & Mary (Tabb ’12); Antwuan Hicks, Chowan University (York ’15); Josh Hopingardner, James Madison University (Tabb ’15); Coleman Ingram, Bridgewater College (York ’13); Bryce Johnston, Christopher Newport University (Warhill ’14); Grant Kelchner, Christopher Newport University (Tabb ’15); John Kindley, Bridgewater College (Lafayette ’13); DeAndre Kissoon, Averett University (Bruton ’15); Brendan McGinty, University of Pennsylvania (Lafayette ’15); Bryan Mitchell, Wingate University (Grafton ’14); Quincy Mock, Bluefield College (Hampton Roads Academy ’14); Colin Moog, Christopher Newport University (Jamestown ’13); Tyrell Noel, Christopher Newport University (Grafton ’14); Clayton Osterloh, Coastal Carolina (Warhill ’15); Parker Osterloh, Virginia Tech (Warhill ’13); Daniel Schiele, James Madison University (Tabb ’13); Zach Uvodich, Bridgewater College (Bruton ’15); Bilal Wallace, James Madison University (Bruton ’14); Charley Woollum, Christopher Newport University (Lafayette ’15)

Girls Soccer: Bailey Christian, University of Richmond (Jamestown ’15); Emily Duncan, Agnes Scott College (Williamsburg Christian Academy ’15); Paige Majdic, Virginia Commonwealth University (Jamestown ’14); Liz Nickerson, Virginia Military Institute (York ’12); Catie Slater, Wofford College (Hampton Roads Academy ’15)

Golf: Christina Herbert, Bridgewater University (Jamestown ’14); Connor Rinoski, Fairleigh Dickinson University (York ’14)

Volleyball: Lexie Austin, Bluefield College (Grafton ’14); Jenna Hamra, Bridgewater College (Walsingham Academy ’15); Maggie Harris, Methodist University (Walsingham Academy ’14); Alex Koon, Wichita State University (Warhill ’15); Monica St. Cyr, University of West Florida (Jamestown ’14); Sydney Sumner, North Carolina Central University (York ’15); Hannah Williams, Liberty University (Grafton ’14)