Caroline Finnen & Amanda Schweitzer and Briele Caples & Michael Miranda were named the Spartan Athletes of the Month for April.
Briele Caples, Men's Lacrosse:
Briele tallied 22 goals on 75 shots in eight contests during the final month of the season. He also recorded 11 helpers, to place him first on the team in scoring with 33 points. Caples had 26 ground balls and 3 caused turnover during that stretch.
The junior attack from Rochester, N.Y. paced the Spartans to a 3-5 overall record in the month, including two key victories over Division I Hampton (13-7) and ECC foe Roberts Wesleyan (5-4).
Michael Miranda, Golf:
Mike finished thirtieth overall with a 3-day score of 222 (75, 77, 70) at the Barry University "Battle at the Shores" on April 3rd-5th in Miami Beach, FL. Miranda then tied for first place with a 2-day score of 141 (70, 71) at the St. Thomas Aquinas College Spring Invitational on April 9th-10th in Berlin, MD, which helped the Spartans take home a team victory.
The junior golfer from Farmingville, N.Y. went on to finish second overall with a 3-day tally of 214 (72, 70, 72) at the VGA/University of Connecticut Collegiate Invitational on April 14th-16th in Baltic, CT. In the final tournament of the month, Miranda finished first overall and helped lead his team to another spring victory with a 2-day total score of 139, including a day two 67 at the Skidmore College Dr. Tim Brown Invitational on April 22nd-23rd in Ballston Spa, NY.
Mike Miranda is currently ranked among the Top-100 golfers in all of NCAA Division II.