Summer Sports On Patch
While the high school and college sports seasons are just about finished, that doesn’t mean the Daily Sports Digest will be going anywhere. There are still plenty of sports leagues playing, and a bunch that will start up over the summer. Here at the Daily Sports Digest, we want to hear all about those sports.
Coaches, parents and boosters, please send in scores and information to HVDailySportsDigest@gmail.com immediately following every game. You can also upload your own pictures of events to the Daily Sports Digest.
The Summer Game
Manhattan College baseball standouts Anthony Vega of Patchogue, and John Soldinger of Bay Shore, both of whom garnered all-MAAC first-team accolades, will be teammates this summer playing for the Chatham Anglers of the prestigious Cape Cod Summer League. Vega, an outfielder, was selected by the Baltimore Orioles in the 30th Round of the Major League Baseball Draft. Soldinger, a right-hander hurler, earned all-MAAC honors for the third straight season, after ranking second in the conference with six wins.
Here and There
- The Mercy College Fitness Center, on the Dobbs Ferry campus, is open Monday through Friday from noon to 2 p.m., and from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. It will be closed on Saturday and Sunday. For further information call 1-800-637-2969.
- Concordia College baseball standout Luis Gonzalez of Carmel, who batted .295 with a team-leading 22 RBI, has been named to the Daktronics all-East Region second-team. Gonzalez, a junior who played in every game, was second on the Clippers with 43 hits and third with 20 runs.
- Senior tennis star Michael Capozzi of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, added another feather in his cap to conclude his celebrated career at Manhattanville College, earning Capital One Academic all-America recognition for the second straight year with a spot on the Division III Men’s At-Large first-team.
- Danielle DeStaso of Congers, who starred at Clarkstown North HS, completed her freshman season on the Seton Hall University softball team ranked second in homers (six) and RBI (23) while batting .232. In the circle, DeStaso went 6-15, tied for the club lead in wins for the Pirates, who went a disappointing 21-32. Her 3.26 ERA was second-best.
Weekly Sports Poll
This week’s sports poll . With advancements in testing, schools and teams are taking more precaution for athletes coming back from concussions. Even former or current NFL players have come out and said they don’t want their children playing football because of the concussion issue.