Allie Arnal (Lakewood/Phillips Exeter Academy) is having another fine season in goal for the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute women's lacrosse team.
A senior, Arnal has posted a 9-2 record, including 5-0 in the Liberty League where she was an first-team selection last season.
So far this spring, she has allowed 63 goals in nearly 570 minutes ( a 6.64 goals-against average) and made 88 saves (.583 saves percentage).
A year ago, Arnal posted a 16-2 record, was first in the Liberty League in goals-against average (8.0) and save percentage (.531), and third in saves per game (8.56). She also set school records for games played, games started, minutes and wins. Those numbers earned her, among other honors, the Liberty League Defensive Performer of the Week seven times, the Liberty League Tournament Most Outstanding Player and the Liberty League Defensive Player of the Year.
A Liberty League All-Academic selection, Arnal also earned regional and ECAC recognition.
A computer science major and dean's list student, Arnal is the daughter of Frank and Cindy Arnal.
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California University of Pennsylvania senior Erin Kling (Jamestown/Jamestown) made school history at the Bucknell Classic last weekend, shattering the longstanding school record in the 10,000 meters. Kling crossed the finish line in 36 minutes, 58.78 seconds, eclipsing the previous school record set by Gwen VanDine in 1984 by more than 50 seconds.
Earlier this spring, Kling broke the school record in both the 3,000 and 5,000 meters that were set by VanDine in 1984, and has qualified for the league championships in the 10,000 where she ranks No. 15 in NCAA Division II this season.
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Jamestown native Anthony Barone is serving as a volunteer assistant baseball coach at California State University at Bakersfield.
At last report, the Roadrunners were 24-13 overall and 9-3 in the Western Athletic Conference. Two of their non-conference wins came against Nebraska and USC.
Barone arrived at Bakersfield last fall after spending seven years as the head coach at Jamestown Community College where he led the Jayhawks to 207 victories and a 101-62 regional record. The NJCAA Region 3 Coach of the Year in 2008, Barone guided the Jayhawks to five consecutive regional tournaments and coached 33 all-conference, 15 all-region and one All-American during his tenure at his alma mater.