Rough Riders in college: September 2018
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Sep 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 after the first month of NCAA action.

Robin Afamefuna
University of Virginia, Junior, Defense/Midfield

Afamefuna has started six games for the unbeaten Cavaliers, who have outscored opponents 7-1 in matches so far this season. Has five shots (two on goal).

Allyson Baner
Stony Brook University, Senior, Defense

Baner has started all 10 matches for the Seawolves so far this season. Has five shots (three 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 started all six games for unbeaten Cavaliers, scoring in the 1-1 draw with Virginia Tech on Sept. 7. Has 14 shots (six on goal).

Alexander Dexter
University of Pittsburgh, Sophomore, Forward

Dexter has appeared in seven matches (six starts) and has three assists for Panthers. Had two assists in the 3-1 win against NC State on Sept. 25.

Cornell Holland
College of Charleston, Senior, Midfield

Holland has appeared in seven matches (one start) so far for Charleston, registering 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 11 games for the Seawolves so far this season. Has two assists.

Jørgen Oland
Fordham University, Junior, Defense

Oland has started all seven games so far for the Rams. Scored a goal in three consecutive matches from Sept. 3-12.

Kyle Perno
Penn State University, Junior, Forward

Perno has appeared in five matches this season for the Nittany Lions. Has three shots.

Kayla Saager
Binghamton University, Senior, Forward

Saager has eight goals and two assists (18 points) in 11 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 six goals and three assists (15 points) in six matches, including five goals in the past three wins. Named the league’s Player of the Week on Sept. 24.

Matt Sloan
American University, Sophomore, Defense

Sloan has seven 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 three appearances for the Eagles so far this season. Has two shots (one on goal).

Daniel Vitiello
University of Albany, Redshirt Senior, Goalkeeper

Vitiello has 30 saves in nine games so far this season. Set a program record for wins in the 2-1 victory against Brown on Sept. 9.

Harrison Weilbacher
Binghamton University, Senior, Midfield

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

BY: Michael LoRé
Staff Writer