District college notes: Seton Hill's Katarski lands 1st recruit
By Paul Schofield
Published: Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013, 6:15 p.m.
Lindsey Mifsud, a senior at Villa Maria Academy in Erie, became new Seton Hill coach Mark Katarski's first recruit after she signed a letter of intent during the early signing period earlier this month.
Mifsud was the second leading scorer for the Victors during her junior season, averaging more than nine points per game. She also was third in assists and first in steals for a team that finished the season 22-4.
She has been a member of the varsity basketball team at Villa since her freshman year. Mifsud picked Seton Hill over Division I UMBC.
“As I went through the recruiting process, it became more and more apparent that Seton Hill was a great fit for me academically and athletically,” Mifsud said. “After spending time with coach Katarski, his staff and the Seton team, I knew they were great people that I want to be with for four years. It's a perfect fit for me.”
Seton Hill inks baseball player
Elizabeth Forward senior Ryan Wardropper signed a letter of intent to play baseball for Seton Hill.
Wardropper is a three-year letterman and plans to major in a pre-engineering program that will allow him to earn a degree in mathematics/science, followed by a degree in civil engineering.
He has been both a pitcher and a third baseman for the Warriors.
Teed, Gahagen honored
Seton Hill sophomore libero Lauren Teed was named PSAC West Defensive Athlete of the Year, and junior middle hitter Corrine Gahagen earned All-PSAC West first-team honors.
Teed is the first Seton Hill athlete to earn a PSAC Athlete of the Year Award. She has been the leader of the Griffins back row and paced the team with 590 digs. She also led the Griffins with 47 service aces. Teed had 17 kills and 40 assists.
Gahagen led the Griffins in kills and hitting percentage this season, finishing with 357 kills and a .307 hitting percentage. Gahagen also added 103 blocks, 46 service aces and 97 digs.
UPG honors players
The Student-Athlete Advisory Committee announced that Rocco Contristano and Courtney DiBridge (Hempfield) are the Bobcat athletes of the week.
Contristano, a sophomore forward for the men's basketball team, registered 18 points and a team high eight rebounds to go along with four assists and two steals in the season opening loss to Mt. Union.
DiBridge, a junior guard for the women's basketball team, had a team high 17 points to lead the Bobcats to their first win of the season over Hiram at the Terrier Tip-Off Classic.
In two games over the weekend, DiBridge averaged 14 points per game, including a team-high eight 3-point baskets while also registering six steals and six assists.
Paul Schofield is a staff writer for Trib Total Media. Reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org or via Twitter @Schofield_Trib.
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