Rough Riders in college: mid-October 2018
Oct 2018

There are plenty of players from the Long Island Rough Riders organization who are playing collegiately this year.

Here’s an update on how they’ve fared so far this NCAA season.

Robin Afamefuna
University of Virginia, Junior, Defense/Midfield

Afamefuna has started 11 games for the Cavaliers. Scored first goal of the season in 4-1 win at Clemson on Oct. 12. Has eight shots (four on goal).

Allyson Baner
Stony Brook University, Senior, Defense

Baner has started 15 matches for the Seawolves this season. Has six shots (four on goal).

Jacob Bohm
Fordham University, Sophomore, Defense

Bohm started and played all 90 minutes in a 2-1 win at Holy Cross on Aug. 24.

Nathaniel Crofts
University of Virginia, Sophomore, Forward

Crofts has two goals and five assists in 11 games (all starts) for the Cavaliers. Had two assists in 3-0 win against Denver on Oct. 8, and added another pair of helpers in the 4-1 win at Clemson on Oct. 12.

Alexander Dexter
University of Pittsburgh, Sophomore, Forward

Dexter has 12 appearances (eight starts) this season for the Panthers. Had two assists in 3-1 win against N.C. State on Sept. 25.

Cornell Holland
College of Charleston, Senior, Midfield

Holland has 11 appearances (three starts) so far this season. Had a goal and an assist in the 3-2 win against Fairfield on Sept. 9.

Robert Leamey
UMass Amherst, Freshman, Goalkeeper

Leamey has yet to make an appearance this season.

Kaitlin Loughren
Stony Brook University, Senior, Defense

Loughren has started all 16 games for the Seawolves so far this season. Has two assists.

Jørgen Oland
Fordham University, Junior, Defense

Oland has started all 11 games so far for the Rams. Has five goals, including a three-match scoring streak from Sept. 3-12. Has 21 shots (eight on goal).

Kyle Perno
Penn State University, Junior, Forward

Perno has appeared in eight matches (one start) this season for the Nittany Lions. Has six shots.

Kayla Saager
Binghamton University, Senior, Forward

Saager has 10 goals and four assists (24 points) in 15 starts so far this season for the Bearcats. Was named America East Offensive Player of the Week on Sept. 17.

Kerianne Scorce
Adelphi University, Junior, Forward

Scorce has nine goals and three assists (21 points) in 11 matches. Has 46 shots (28 on goal). Named the league’s Player of the Week on Sept. 24.

Matt Sloan
American University, Sophomore, Defense

Sloan has nine appearances so far this season. Had an assist in the 2-1 win against George Mason on Aug. 27.

Francesca Venezia
Boston College, Junior, Forward

Venezia has four appearances for the Eagles so far this season. Has two shots (one on goal).

Daniel Vitiello
University of Albany, Redshirt Senior, Goalkeeper

Vitiello has 42 saves in 13 games so far this season (1.49 goals against average). Set a program record for wins in the 2-1 victory against Brown on Sept. 9.

Harrison Weilbacher
Binghamton University, Senior, Midfield

Weilbacher has 11 appearances (nine starts) so far this season. Had an assist in the 2-0 win against Hartford on Sept. 22.

BY: Michael LoRé
Staff Writer