Nutmeg Sports, HAN’s Connecticut sport show, airs Monday-Thursday at 2 pm on HAN.Network, hosted by Frank Granito, Donald Eng and various HAN sports editors.
On the Tuesday, October 11, episode of Nutmeg Sports Frank and Don announce the week 3 winners of Athlete of the Week presented Runner’s Roost. Wilton football’s Matt D’Elisa and Wilton girls soccer’s Lindsay Groves were the week 3 winners.
The 9 week 4 nominees for Athletes of the Week presented by Runner’s Roost are,
FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
Bridget Mulloy, Staples Field Hockey
Mulloy made five saves as the Wreckers shut out the Norwalk Bears, 3-0, last Thursday. Staples scored once in the first half and twice in the second half to nail down the victory. Staples is 9-0-1 this season.
Chelsea Domond, Westhill Girls Soccer
Domond scored one goal in each half as the Vikings defeated Stamford, 3-0, for the city championship on Saturday. Westhill is unbeaten this season at 8-0-2.
Laura Sturm, New Canaan Field Hockey
Laura Sturm scored two goals to lead the Rams to a 3-1 victory over Fairfield Ludlowe. New Canaan improved to 6-3-1 overall and 6-3 in the FCIAC. Ludlowe is 6-4, 5-4 FCIAC.
Amanda Beckwith, Norwalk Volleyball
Amanda Beckwith had 14 digs, nine kills and two service points for the Bears in their 3-1 victory over Darien High.
Katie Linekin, Ridgefield Volleyball
Linekin, a senior setter, had 38 assists and five digs in Ridgefield’s 3-0 sweep over Fairfield Warde. The day before, Linekin supplied 30 assists as the Tigers swept Masuk, 3-0.
MALE ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
Adrian Chung Wilks, Westhill boys soccer
Wilks racked up 16 saves as the Westhill Vikings edged Stamford, 1-0, for the city championship on Friday. Oscar Funes scored in the third minute, and Wilks and the defense made it hold up the rest of the way.
Ziggy Hallgarten, Staples High Soccer
Ziggy Hallgarten had six saves for the Wreckers, who won a 2-1 evenly played match with Fairfield Ludlowe. Staples is 6-2-3. Ludlowe 6-4. Hallgarten had a clean sheet in Staples’ 5-0 victory over Brien McMahon.
William Brisman, Fairfield Warde Cross Country
William Brisman won the race with a time of 15:30 and the Mustangs defeated Greenwich, Darien and New Canaan at Greenwich Point.
Alejandro MacLean, Greenwich Boys Soccer
MacLean, a senior forward, continued his rampage through opposing defenses this season by scoring two goals in unbeaten Greenwich’s 4-2 win over Norwalk.