Del Bagno, Way led Kean Field hockey

SPORTS. Del Bagno of Vernon, and Melissa Way of High Point made key contributions to the Kean University field hockey team. Way was the team leader in goals and Del Bagno was a key defender.

11 Nov 2019 | 11:52

Brenna Del Bagno (Vernon High School) and Melissa Way (High Point High School) were both members of the Kean University (Union) field hockey program this fall.

Way, a junior forward and midfielder started in all 21 games and led her team with 28 goals. She also recorded six assists. Del Bagno, a junior defender started in all 21 games for Kean as well.

The Cougars had an overall record of 18-3 with a mark of 10-1 at home. In the New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) they posted a record of 5-1. Kean advanced to the NJAC Tournament semifinal round where they were defeated, 4-2, by Rowan University in a contest held in Union.

Way was an NJAC Offensive Player of the Week this past season and her 28 goals tied a single season school record.

Madison Krisandra, a graduate of High Point High School was a sophomore defender for the Kean University women’s soccer program this year. Krisandra competed in 10 games and started in two of them for Kean. She recorded an assist this season.

The Cougars tallied an overall record of 8-9-1 and they were 6-3 on their home field. In the New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) they posted three victories.

Ela Christensen (High Point High School) was a sophomore midfielder for the Drew University (Madison) women’s soccer team this year. Christensen competed in 15 games and recorded a goal and an assist for Drew.

The Rangers tallied an overall record of 8-9 and they were 5-4 on their home field. Drew captured three wins in the Landmark Conference. Christensen is listed as a Psychology major.

RJ Mehr (Vernon High School) is a freshman wide receiver for the Fairleigh Dickinson University (Florham campus) football team this season.

Through nine games the Devils had two wins, including a victory in the Middle Atlantic Conference. Mehrs is listed a Sports Administration major.

Kelsey Carroll (High Point High School) is on the roster as a sophomore forward for the Bloomfield College women’s soccer team this season. Carroll appeared in one game for Bloomfield this year.

The Bears captured a victory over Saint Thomas Aquinas College this fall.