Nov. 23, 2011
TRIO FROM CVU EARN FIELD HOCKEY HONORS
Led by All-State first team midfielder Lida Lutton, three members of the Champlain Valley Union field hockey team have received post-season honors.
Lutton, senior midfielder and co-captain, was named to the Burlington Free Press All-State team and the coaches’ All-Metro first team.
Junior midfielder Jenna Cloutier is an All-Metro second team choice. Senior midfielder Kathryn Maitland is an All-Metro honorable mention.
Maitland was also named to the Vermont squad for next summer’s Twin State game against New Hampshire. CVU coach Kate McDonald will be an assistant coach under head coach Paige Manning of Mount Mansfield Union.
FORMER CVU SOCCER STARS GAIN COLLEGE HONORS
They led the Champlain Valley Redhawks to boys Division I soccer titles in 2006 and 2007.
Now Micah Rose and Tyler Macnee have earned high honors, and are completing successful college playing careers at Swarthmore and Middlebury.
Rose, an NCAA Division III All-American in 2010, recently scored the winning tally on an overtime free kick as his Swarthmore (Pa.) Garnets captured the ECAC South regional crown with a 1-0 triumph over Medaville. Swarthmore closed the season with a 13-6-1 record.
Winner of the tournament’s outstanding player award, Rose was named to the All-Centennial Conference team for the third straight year. He was also an All-Academic selection.
Macnee finished his senior year at Middlebury by pacing the Panthers to an 8-4-4 mark with five goals and three assists. He was named to the New England Small College Athletic Conference first team.
LAPIERRE INDUCTED INTO TILTON SCHOOL ATHLETIC HALL OF FAME
Williston resident Aliza Lapierre was inducted into the Tilton (N.H.) School Athletic Hall of Fame on Nov. 12.
Lapierre earned five varsity letters during her two years at the college-preparatory school, including two each for soccer and ice hockey. During her senior season, she was the captain and leading scorer of both soccer and hockey. She went on to play Division I hockey at St. Lawrence University in Canton, N.Y. before returning to Tilton in 2007 to coach soccer, ice hockey and cross country.
According to a news release from the school, Lapierre currently competes in races ranging from 50k to 100 miles and that she holds multiple course records across the United States.