Rough Riders in college: October 2018
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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 through October this NCAA season.

Robin Afamefuna
University of Virginia, Junior, Defense/Midfield

Afamefuna has started 14 games for the Cavaliers. Scored first goal of the season in 4-1 win at Clemson on Oct. 12. Has 10 shots (four on goal).

Allyson Baner
Stony Brook University, Senior, Defense

Baner has started 18 matches for the Seawolves this season. Has seven 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. Has three appearances this season.

Nathaniel Crofts
University of Virginia, Sophomore, Forward

Crofts has two goals and six assists in 14 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 16 appearances (11 starts) this season for the Panthers. Has two goals and four assists, including one of each in a 3-2 win against Temple on Oct. 15.

Kelsey Daugherty
University of Alabama-Birmingham, Senior, Goalkeeper

Daugherty made 92 saves in 18 games (0.99 goals against average) for UAB this season with six shutouts. Made a season-high 11 saves against Memphis on Aug. 30. Named Conference USA’s Goalkeeper of the Year and to C-USA First Team.

Cornell Holland
College of Charleston, Senior, Midfield

Holland has 15 appearances (five starts) this season. Has two goals and one assist. Scored in 2-1 win against Northeastern on Oct. 20.

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 19 games for the Seawolves so far this season. Has two assists.

Jørgen Oland
Fordham University, Junior, Defense

Oland has started 14 games for the Rams. Has five goals, including a three-match scoring streak from Sept. 3-12. Has 26 shots (nine 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 11 goals and a team-high five assists in 18 starts this season for the Bearcats; her 27 points are second best in the America East. Was named to the America East second team all-conference.

Kerianne Scorce
Adelphi University, Junior, Forward

Scorce has 10 goals and three assists (23 points) in 16 matches. Has 60 shots (36 on goal). Named the league’s Player of the Week on Sept. 24.

Matt Sloan
American University, Sophomore, Defense

Sloan has 16 appearances this season. Has two assists.

Francesca Venezia
Boston College, Junior, Forward

Venezia has five appearances for the Eagles this season. Has three shots (one on goal).

Daniel Vitiello
University of Albany, Redshirt Senior, Goalkeeper

Vitiello has 52 saves in 16 games this season (1.33 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 15 appearances (13 starts) this season. Had an assist in the 2-0 win against Hartford on Sept. 22.

BY: Michael LoRé
Staff Writer