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Ivy League Teams Make 2021 Debut

Though the Ivy League is officially sitting out the 2021 season, individual teams returned to the field this past weekend. Dartmouth, Penn and Brown played games against regional opponents, with several Crabs making their spring debut.

On Friday night Brown traveled to Boston University, with the Bears taking a 12-5 win over the Terriers. Brown junior midfielder Reed Moshyedi (Crabs ‘18, Winston Churchill) posted two assists in the game; he fed teammate Nolen Rockefeller with 8:20 left in the second quarter and assisted Luke McCaleb with 10:05 left in the third. Senior attackman Jack Parr (Crabs ‘17, McDonogh School) also recorded a caused turnover.

Brown coach Mike Daly mentioned the team hopes to schedule games with UMass Lowell and Hartford to finish out 2021.

In Pennsylvania, Penn beat local DIII program Cabrini 23-9. Quaker senior Ben Bedard (Crabs ‘17, Severn School) recorded two goals, finishing an assist from Patrick Burkinshaw with 10 minutes left in the third and scoring the final goal of the game late in the fourth. Senior Mike Lamon (Crabs ‘17, Severn School) added a goal and junior BJ Farrare (Crabs ‘18, McDonogh School) also saw action.

No future opponents are currently set for the Quakers, though the team is pursuing more games.

Top Performers

Gettysburg sophomore midfielder Zack Kinsella (Crabs ‘19, Severn School) has found a home with the Bullets. He’s been on fire the last two weeks, recording five groundballs in a 16-8 win over Washington College and one goal and six groundballs in a 20-2 victory over McDaniel College. Against McDaniel he scored the last goal of the game on an unassisted attempt with 2:54 left. Kinsella's played in four games, posting a combined 19 groundballs.

Georgetown’s Nicky Petkevich (Crabs ‘16, Bullis) recorded five combined assists in major Big East wins over Denver and Providence. He notched two assists in an 11-10 overtime victory against the Pioneers at home, then added three helpers, four groundballs and one caused turnover in a 14-5 victory over the Friars. Georgetown has won their last six in a row and are 9-1 in conference.

Denver’s Jackson Morrill (Crabs ‘16, McDonogh School) continues to put up big numbers, posting two assists in a tough overtime loss to Georgetown and one goal, four assists in a 19-11 win over St. John's. Morrill lead’s all Pioneer scorers with 55 points (25G, 30A).

Maryland senior attackman Logan Wisnauskas (Crabs ‘16, Boys’ Latin) has kept up his torrid ‘21 pace, recording one goal, two assists in an 18-8 win over Ohio State and four goals, one assist in a 14-13 victory over Johns Hopkins. Maryland continues to hold down the No. 1 spot in both the Media and Coaches Polls.

Ohio State's Jack Myers (Crabs ‘18, Gonzaga) and Evan Riss (Crabs ‘17, Oakland Mills) continue to play big roles for the ‘21 Buckeyes. Myers scored two goals and Riss picked up a groundball and forced a caused turnover in an 18-8 loss to Maryland. Myers then added four goals and Riss three groundballs in a tough 10-9 loss to Penn State. The Buckeyes will play Michigan May 1 in the Big Ten quarterfinals.

Hobart sophomore Troy Barthelme (Crabs ‘19, St. Paul’s) posted a goal in a 14-10 win over Merrimack. He has two goals and two assists recorded in 2021. Hobart sits at 4-2.

Army junior FO midfielder Ethan Barangan (Crabs ‘18, Culver Academy) went 2-for-4 on face-offs in a 14-8 win over Boston U. The Black Knights are 4-2 in the Patriot League, vying for conference tournament positioning.

Navy senior Tyler Perreten (Crabs ‘16, Severn School) added an assist against Loyola in a 14-12 Midshipmen April 17. Like the rest of the Patriot League Navy is fighting for postseason positioning in the conference tournament.

Penn State senior Jake Glatz (Crabs ‘17, Boys’ Latin) went 7-for-16 and grabbed three groundballs in a 14-13 win over Michigan. The Nittany Lions host Johns Hopkins May 1.

Providence sophomore Jack Kilian (Crabs ‘19, Oxbridge Academy) is seeing time, grabbing two groundballs and two caused turnovers in games against Marquette and Georgetown.

Freshman Watch

Navy freshmen Dane Swanson (Crabs ‘20, McDonogh School) and Jackson Bonitz (Crabs ‘20, McDonogh School) keep producing for the Midshipmen’s starting rotation. Swanson scored four points (3G, 1A) and Bonitz notched one goal, scooped three groundballs and forced four turnovers against Loyola in a 14-12 victory April 17. A week later against in a 9-4 win over Army, Swanson added a goal and Bonitz scooped four groundballs and forced one turnover.

Drexel freshman Brent McVicker (Crabs ‘20, IMG Academy) posted an assist and scooped three groundballs in a 19-7 win over Fairfield April 17. Drexel followed up with a 12-8 victory over Hofstra. The Dragons are 7-2 overall and sit just under Delaware in the conference standings.

Fairfield freshman midfielder Ryan Lancaster (Crabs ‘20, Loyola Blakefield) combined for five points in losses to Drexel and UMass. He scored a goal against the Dragons and posted three goals and an assist against the Minutemen. He has nine points on the season.

Freshman defenseman Mason Woodward (Crabs ‘19, St. Paul’s), four groundballs and a caused turnover in a 7-6 win over Providence and a loss to Villanova. He's started 11 games this season for the Golden Eagles.

Freshman Miles Crouse (Crabs ‘19, Perry Hall) has stepped up recently for Wilmington University. He scored two goals and scooped four groundballs in a 12-8 loss to Chestnut Hill and added a goal and a groundball in a 15-1 win against Felcian. 

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