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College Roundup Call up for Derry’s Coll

February 16, 2011

By Staff Reporter

By John Manley

Michael Coll was named head coach of the St. Francis, Pa., women’s soccer team. Coll, a native of Derry, played his college ball at Penn State for Barry Gorman. Since graduating, he has stayed in the Keystone State, and most recently was second in command of the women’s program at St. Francis.

Women’s Basketball

Michelle Fahy isn’t starting for Iona, but not too many ticks of the clock go by before the freshman center from Galway is instructed to get off the pine and strip the tracksuit off. She scored in double digits in a pair of losses in Texas. She had 15 points on 4-for-7 shooting from the floor and 7-for-7 from the foul line in a 94-53 loss to Rice. She also grabbed five rebounds and managed two steals. In an 81-71 loss to Eastern Kentucky, Fahy scored 10 points on 4-for-8 from the field and 2-for-2 from the line. She also had four rebounds, four steals and two blocked shots.

Iona stopped the losing streak with a 75-65 victory over Stony Brook. Fahy was perfect from the floor on four attempts for eight points. She had three rebounds and two assists. Her shooting touch deserted her in a 69-63 loss to Fairfield. She hit only 2-for-8 from the floor and 3-for-7 from the line for seven points. She had five rebounds, four assists, two steals and one block.

The Gaels then dropped to 3-6 with an 85-52 drubbing administered by St. Peter’s. Fahy scored eight points on 3-for-6 from the floor and 2-for-2 from the line.

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Kate Maher saw only four minutes of action in Sacred Heart’s 67-46 rout of Wagner, but she made a good impression nonetheless. The Kilmaquague freshman nailed both her shots from the floor to finish with four points.

Men’s Basketball

Emmet Donnelly scored 11 points and assisted on five buckets, but King’s lost its intracity battle with Wilkes, 75-71. The Monarchs rebounded with a 91-62 belting of Baptist Bible. Donnelly, a junior from Dublin, scored eight points, while earning credit for four rebounds, four assists, and two steals. He is averaging 5.5 points per game. King’s, in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., is 5-3.

Gary Dredge played only six minutes in Azusa Pacific’s 76-68 victory over Lewis-Clark State. The junior center from Clondalkin, Co. Dublin, scored two points on 1-for-2 shooting and grabbed three rebounds. Azusa is 9-1.

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