Three Prep lacrosse players sign LOI
FAIRFIELD -- Fairfield Prep recently announced that seniors Jack Kornituk, Chris Brown and Mitch Savoca have signed collegiate letters of intent to play lacrosse this fall. Kornutik signed to play at Manhattan, Brown committed to play at Princeton and Savoca will play at Richmond.
Kornutik was a defender on the Jesuits in 2016 that captured the SCC championships and advanced into the Class L semifinals. Kornutik has been a two-year starter at Prep and helped lead a defense that gave up just 6.57 goial against last season. For his career, Jack has 63 groundballs, has 43 caused turnovers and two assists. Jack also was a member of Team Stars and Stripes that defeated Team Canada and Team Iroquois in exhibition games. Off the field, Jack has performed service at the Kennedy Center in Trumbull aiding special needs and disabled adults. He also volunteers as a coach for the Connecticut Chargers.
Brown has been a three-year varsity player and a key member of the SCC title teams of 2014 and 2016. Brown, an attackman, was named Second Team All-SCC, both last season and in 2015. He also is a three-year varsity ice hockey player and is one of the captains of this year’s squad. In the classroom, Chris has been Summa Cum Laude, Magna Cum Laude and a National Honor Society Member. Brown has done service work for Wakeman Boys and Girls Club, Storm Hockey and Kennedy Bowling.
Savoca was another key member of Fairfield Prep’s lacrosse team last season. Savoca, an attackman, registered 56 goals and 30 assists for the season in addition to being named Class L First Team All-State, SCC First Team All-Conference and New Haven Register All-Area. Mitch is also a member of Jesuits’ basketball team. In the classroom, Mitch is a Summa Cum Laude student and does service work at the Kennedy Center Bowling Program. Savoca has also done work with the Newtown Youth Lacrosse camps and volunteers at the Fairfield Prep open house.
Ebert named as an All-Centennial wrestler
Ebert was selected as an honorable mention, wrestling this season at 174 pounds. He claimed his first all-conference honor in his debut season with the Bullets. The sophomore transfer posted a second-period pin in his conference opener and followed up with a 12-4 major decision to reach the championship bout. He lost to Jared Forman of Johns Hopkins University 9-4 in the finals.
Ebert then placed sixth in the 174-pound class of the NCAA Division III East Regional championship that took place on February 00. Ebert began the day with a third-period pin (6:37) against Tyron Dudley from Greensboro. He came up short in his next two bouts, including a 6-2 decision loss to Johns Hopkins’ Jared Forman in a rematch of the conference final. Ebert finished the season 26-17.
Greens Farms Academy Sports Roundup
Fairfield’s Sam Stuart recently won the New England wrestling championship at 106 pounds. The Dragons competed in the New England Independent School Wrestling Association Championship tournament as Stuart won all four matches to captured the title. Of the 73 schools competing, GFA was one of just three with multiple champions. Stewart heads to the National Prep Wrestling Tournament at Lehigh University this weekend.
The Dragons finished the regular season with a 61-44 win over Brunswick, snapping a three-game losing streak and sending themselves into the postseason on a positive note. Fairfield’s Cole Prowitt-Smith scored 17 points and handed out six assists in the win. In a tight, 72-69 overtime loss to Hamden Hall, Fairfield’s Greg Lawrence and Prowitt-Smith both scored 17 points to lead GFA, while Fairfield’s Evan Roteman added nine points. Lawrence added 12 rebounds and five blocks. Prowitt-Smith had eight assists.
GFA recently scrimmaged against Bridgeport Central. In foil, Fairfield’s Caroline Telesz, went 1-2 while freshman Zach Rothwell of Fairfield went 3-0 in foil and scored 15 points.