While students took their much anticipated and appreciated academic hiatus between semesters, our Drew Ranger athletes were in action breaking school records and earning individual honors.
Men’s soccer continued to earn postseason honors carrying over into the winter season. The biggest achievement over break came from Niko Cserhat (‘19) who was named a Google Cloud Third Team Division III Academic All-American. Aidan Cserhat (‘20) and Max Correa (‘19) each earned a spot on the first team ECAC All-Stars. Nate Race (‘21) joined them as he picked up second-team ECAC All-Star status.
Women’s swimming & diving saw Mal Vishwanath (‘20) record NCAA B cut times in two events for her third straight year. She clocked a time of 17:17.39 in the 1,650-freestyle and hit the wall at 1:51.95 in the 200-freestyle. Vishwanath broke her own school record by 0.49 seconds in the 200-freestyle swimming a time of 1:51.95. On Dec. 3, 2018, she was tabbed Landmark Conference Athlete of the Week for her accomplishments at the Ranger Invitational.
Vishwanath was among the 800-freestyle relay team of Abby Shapiro (‘22), Katie Jefferson (‘20), and Mackenzie Garcia Hynds (‘22) which set a new school record at 7:54.40. Sydney Everhart (‘22) broke a twenty-year-old school record by over two seconds in the 100-butterfly clocking in at 58.09. She also broke her own school record set earlier in the season in the 200-butterfly with a time of 2:09.19.
Men’s swimming & diving had Michael Ma (‘20) take a position in the Drew record books in the 200-butterfly record swimming a 1:58.57 and in the 200-backstroke record clocking in at 1:56.42. Ma also earned Landmark Conference Athlete of the Week on Dec. 3, 2018. Josh Roberts (‘22) set the new 200-freestyle record in 1:42.85. Angelo Angione (‘21) lowered his own school record in the 3-meter dive in six dives with a total score of 195.65.
Jack Mahoney (‘20), Matheus Macena (‘21), Josh Roberts, and Michael Ma set a new record in the 200-freestyle relay at 1:26.40. Roberts and Mahoney also joined the 800-freestyle squad with Alexandre Sannibale (‘21) and Garrett Pilkington (‘20) that set a school record with a time of 7:08.12.
Women’s fencing saw Kayla Ogden (‘21) earn her 100th career dual meet victory. Head coach Vincent Paragano earned his 200th career win with the Rangers.
Men’s basketball saw Darius Reiter (‘19) tie his career-high 23 points against the Catholic University of America. Cole Hanntz (‘20) dropped a career-high 15 points against Stockton University. In the same game, Riley Collins (‘20) earned his first career double-double with 14 points and a career-high 10 assists. Malachi Walker (‘21) scored a career-high 10 points against King’s College (PA). Nate Aldrich (‘19) now sits at third on Drew’s all-time rebounding list with 767 and earned Landmark Conference Athlete of the Week on Jan.14, 2019.
Women’s basketball had a season-high scoring performance from Brooke Timinski (‘22) with 12 points against Cedar Crest College. Julia Ramos (‘21) recorded a career-high 28 points against Rowan University. Nashdah Noel (‘20) contributed season-highs of 9 points and 10 rebounds against Goucher College.