UChoose Student-Athlete of the Week: March 2, 2015
February 28, 2015
This week’s nominees for CPTV Sports’ UChoose Student-Athlete of the Week — our eighth vote of the winter sports season! Voting ends Monday at noon so choose your favorite now and tell your friends and fellow fans to vote, too!
• Kayla Croswell – Notre Dame-Fairfield girls basketball
The senior guard scored 24 points — 12 in the second overtime — in a 80-74 victory over Newtown in the SWC tournament semifinals Feb. 24. ND-Fairfield lost to New Fairfield in the title game, which was streamed LIVE at CPTVSports.org.
• Jen Dawson – Morgan-Clinton girls basketball
The senior guard/forward and captain had 22 points and 10 rebounds as unbeaten Morgan-Clinton beat three-time defending champion Cromwell 53-52 Feb. 27 in a game seen LIVE on CPTV Sports. It was the first conference title since 2006 for Morgan (22-0).
• Anthony Falbo – Newtown wrestling
The sophomore won his second State Open title Feb. 28, pinning his opponent 43 seconds into the 170-pound championship match. Falbo, who won at 152 last year as a freshman, was named the Open’s outstanding wrestler as Newtown won the team title for the first time. The finals will be shown on CPTV Sports Monday March 2 at 7:00pm.
• Lexi Harney – Branford/East Haven/North Branford girls hockey
The senior forward scored four goals in a 7-3 SCC Division II tournament semifinal win over West Haven Feb. 23. The co-op went on to win the tournament title Feb. 25, defeating Hand-Madison, 2-0.
• Alex Ostberg – Darien indoor boys track
The Stanford-bound senior won the 2-mile run at the New England regional meet in Boston Friday. His time of 9:00.58 is the best in the nation this year, according to the New Haven Register’s Mary Albl.
• Brian Riley – Fermi-Enfield-East Granby-Stafford boys hockey
The senior forward scored a hat trick, including two goals in the third period and the winner in overtime, as the Falcons beat Bolton-Coventry-Rockville-RHAM 5-4. Fermi was trailing 4-1 entering the third period.