that Brian displayed. Post– humously, he was named its first recipient. The sea– son ended with a positive note when several varsity records for the men (by Tim Bennett) and women (by Colleen Bonner and Jody Carnrike) were set in the SUNYAC champion– ships. MEN'S & WOMEN'S IN– DOOR & OUTDOOR TRACK & FIELD Track stars Joli Czamara, Amy Donner and Bob Jones set standards of ex– cellence in the indoor track season that would continue as the season moved out– doors in the spring. Cza– mara qualified for the NCAAs in the indoor 1500 meters and was on the verge of doing so in the outdoor 800 meters; Jones qualified for the nationals in the indoor and outdoor long jump; and Donner was a nationally-ranked indoor middle di stance runner and made a success– ful transition to the 400- meter hurdles. She was honored as the SUNYAC Scholar-Athlete of the Year. Michele Reif and Jeanette Daneals were names frequently seen among the top finishers. Former All-American high jumper Russell Griffin en– joyed an outdoor winning s treak. Spring WOMEN'S SOFTBALL The softball team, under the guidance of NYSW– CAA Coach of the Year Sandra Hollander, rolled through its opposition with a hitting pace that dwarfed the totals of the previous year. Mary Del– Signore, Karen Lewis, Kim Mrugalski, Julie Bellavia and Christie Parks earned all-state honors, as did pitcher Deanna Hunt, who compiled a 17-1 record and was second on the team in

Athletes Of The Year

Lady Bengal Of The Year J oli Czamara

Joli Czamara dominated in all three seasons as a cross-country and middle-distance track run– ner. In the fall, she finished fifth in the state cross country cham– pionships, running the course in 20:42. In the winter, she quali– fied for the NCAA indoor track championships with a school-re– cord time of 4:49.22 in the 1500 meters at the state champion– ships. In the spring, she broke her own school record in the 800 with a time of 2:17.3, 3/ 10 of a second short of a national quali– fying time, at the state outdoor championships. "She's definitely had a stellar season and a stellar career," said middle distance coach Pete Szy– ma n ski. "Everything just clicked for her this season." Regis Marrale, a center on the club hockey team was the cen– terpiece around which BSC's ex– plosive offense was built. In the second year after his arrival from the Niagara Scenics, he led the Bengals in goals (55), assists (73) and points (128), all team re– cords. He led the team to a 24-6 record and the American Colle– giate Hockey Association Divi– sion II national championship, scoring 14 goals and 11 assists in the four-game tournament. "He's really deceptive on the ice," said hockey coach Steve Ferrentino. " He ' s ju s t so smooth. He's very smart on the ice. He's exceptional in the lock– er room before a big game. He'll mi'l kr i'lnyhocly pi fly hrttrr " Bengal Of The Year Regis Marrale



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