Weekly NEAC Notes: Lancaster Bible College Senior Goalie Kaitlyn Scheuing Sets Chargers’ Career Shutout Record

Lancaster Bible College senior goalie Kaitlyn Scheuing (#0) became the Chargers' all-time leader in career shutouts.
Lancaster Bible College senior goalie Kaitlyn Scheuing (#0) became the Chargers' all-time leader in career shutouts.

GANSEVOORT, N.Y. – Below you will find the latest installment of the Weekly NEAC Notes, which features highlights from around the conference from the previous week of competition.   Here is a look around the NEAC during action from Monday, September 12 through Sunday, September 18, which includes Lancaster Bible College senior goalkeeper Kaitlyn Scheuing (Maytown, Pa.) becoming the Charger women’s soccer program's all-time leader in career shutouts. 

Don’t forget to also check out the NEAC Student-Athlete of the Week selections for that same aforementioned timeframe, with soccer and volleyball award winners being found here and cross country, field hockey, golf and tennis honorees being found here.   


NEAC Notes


Men’s Cross Country

SUNY Polytechnic Institute senior Joseph Acey (Forrestport, N.Y.) continued his streak of top-15 finishes this season after placing 13th out of 107 runners at the Johnson State Invitational Saturday.  Acey finished the eight-kilometer course in 28:26.8 as the top finisher for the Wildcats, who placed third overall out of 11 teams at the event … Penn State Abington sophomore Yannik Cahnbley (West Winsor, N.J.) placed sixth out of 79 runners after finishing the 8K Abington Invitational in 29:44 while running his home course, which helped the Nittany Lions place second overall out of 12 teams.

Field Hockey

Wells College junior Nicole Sales (Woodbury, Conn.) was one of the three successful shootout scorers to help the Express post a thrilling 3-2 victory over Bryn Mawr Saturday, while she also scored the game-opening goal during a nonconference road bout with Oswego State last Monday.

Men’s Golf

Morrisville State College junior Layne Martin (Findlay, Ohio) was the top NEAC finisher and finished tied for fifth overall out of 59 competitors during the Keuka College Invitational, as he carded a 77 that was just three strokes behind the medalist at the event that featured three NEAC teams … Penn College freshman Zack Yost (Johnstown, Pa.) placed eighth at that same event after shooting a 78 on the day.  Full Keuka Invitational results can be found hereSUNY Cobleskill senior Ian Wilson (Poughkeepsie, N.Y.), who garnered this season’s first two NEAC Golfer of the Week honors, battled windy conditions at Thursday’s MCLA Invitational to tie for 13th place out of 50 competitors with a score of 80.

Women’s Soccer

Lancaster Bible College senior goalkeeper Kaitlyn Scheuing (Maytown, Pa.) became the program's all-time leader in career shutouts with 27 after making four saves in a 4-0 victory over Neumann last Wednesday.  Scheuing would then add two more shutouts to her total while making a combined four saves in a pair of back-to-back 2-0 conference road wins over Morrisville and Cazenovia, respectively, last weekend, leaving her second in the conference in goals-against average at 0.83 … SUNY Polytechnic sophomore Nakeya Stedman (Sauquoit, N.Y.), last week’s NEAC Offensive Player of the Week, continued her stellar play after assisting on the game-winning goal in the 1-0 victory over Keuka Saturday before scoring both goals in the 2-0 win over Wells Sunday.  Her play left the Wildcats undefeated at 4-0 in the NEAC and 6-0-1 overall … Penn State Berks freshman Nicole Brigante (Tobyhanna, Pa.) registered seven points on three goals and an assist during a pair of conference road victories for the Nittany Lions … Bryn Athyn College junior Kristin White (Voorhees, N.J.) scored two goals and added an assist across a pair of conference wins, which marked the first-ever set of back-to-back NEAC victories for the Lions.  

Men’s Soccer

Morrisville State College freshman Griffen Macwatters (Ballston Spa, N.Y.) had a six-point weekend after scoring a combined three goals with a .750 shots-on-goal percentage during a pair of back-to-back conference wins.  Ryan Houghtalen (Syracuse, N.Y.) also added a goal and an assist in the Mustangs’ 5-2 win over Lancaster Bible Saturday, while being a part of a defensive unit that allowed just nine shots on goal across the two victories … SUNY Cobleskill freshman Mame Amar (Manhattan, N.Y.) scored the game-winning goal on his second score of the day to help the Fighting Tigers defeat Wells College 3-2 in an overtime thriller during conference action Saturday … Wells College freshman Adam Whitaker (South Glens Falls, N.Y.) would help the Express rebound the next day by having his first career goal come as the game winner with less than three minutes remaining to lift his squad to a 1-0 conference victory over SUNY Poly Sunday, where the defender also helped Wells post its second shutout of the year. 

Women’s Tennis

Wells College freshman Yui Omachida (Fukuoka, Japan) picked up her first career singles victory with a 6-4, 6-4 triumph in third singles during a nonconference bout with Utica Sunday.

Women’s Volleyball

Penn State Abington senior Sam Amaro (Philadelphia, Pa.), last week’s NEAC Player of the Week, continued her excellent play with 63 kills on a .286 hitting percentage in addition to 37 digs and five aces to lead the Nittany Lions to a 3-1 week … SUNY Polytechnic Institute senior Ryenn Smith (Lyons, N.Y.) totaled 65 kills, 49 digs and 11 aces while classmate Emma Larson (Miller Place, N.Y.) tallied 43 kills, 47 digs, nine aces and eight blocks during a 3-2 week for the Wildcats … Wells College junior Anuhea Leite-Ah Yo (Hilo, Hawaii) led the Express in kills in each of their three matches while recording 31 kills in total to guide her squad to a perfect 3-0 mark in NEAC play last week.  Sophomore Amanda Springer (Norwood, Mass.) also provided a defensive presence at the net after totaling three solo blocks and five assisted blocks, which extended her solo-block streak to five consecutive matches as Wells has now won six straight contests … Gallaudet University freshman Adele Daniels (Frederick, Md.) had a strong overall week for the Bison after tallying 47 kills, 30 digs, 11 blocks (4 solo) and seven service aces during a 3-2 week … Morrisville State College sophomore Kimberly Dunkleman (Williamsville, N.Y.) contributed 51 assists, 14 digs and three aces to help guide the Mustangs to a 3-1 record during conference play last weekend … Keuka College senior Tally McDonald (Romulus, N.Y.) smacked 33 kills on a .307 hitting percentage to help the Wolves go 2-1 in conference action last weekend … College of Saint Elizabeth senior Nicole Morera (Lumberton, N.J.) dished out 116 assists while adding 14 kills, 36 digs and eight aces across five matches for the Eagles.     

The North Eastern Athletic Conference has fourteen NCAA Division III member institutions which include: Bryn Athyn College, Cazenovia College, College of St. Elizabeth, Gallaudet University, Keuka College, Lancaster Bible College, Pennsylvania College of Technology, Pennsylvania State University - Abington, Pennsylvania State University - Berks, SUNY Cobleskill, SUNY Morrisville State College, SUNY Polytechnic Institute, Wells College, and Wilson College.  Associate members are: Cedar Crest College (W Swimming), D’Youville College (M Volleyball), Hilbert College (M Lacrosse & M Volleyball), Medaille College (M&W Lacrosse & M Volleyball), Penn State Altoona (M Volleyball) and Rutgers University - Camden (M Golf).  The North Eastern Athletic Conference has partnered with the North Atlantic Conference in the sports of field hockey and men’s and women’s tennis.