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Syosset Soccer Coach Joins SUNY Staff

Our Lady of Mercy’s Brittany Ross has signed on as a coach with SUNY Maritime’s women’s soccer team for the upcoming 2013 season.

Ross most recently served as the Junior Varsity Head Coach of the girls’ soccer team at Our Lady of Mercy Academy in Syosset. She has also worked with the Long Island Rough Riders Soccer Club since 2010.

“Ross’ experience with player development has been extremely instrumental in our training sessions and she has joined in with the team seamlessly,” said SUNY head coach Laura Mooney. “In addition to coaching, Ross’ recruiting contacts, attention to detail and organization will be crucial components of the success of the team this year.”

Ross also holds a National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) National Diploma, Advanced National Diploma and Goalkeeping Level I, II, and III Diplomas.  

The 2013 season gets underway on Friday, August 30.

News

Eight students from Jericho High School, the largest number of students from any school on Long Island this year, are among the 300 semifinalists picked from 1,800 entrants nationally and overseas in the annual Intel Science Talent Search.

Brookville’s Green Vale School students were featured in the September/October 2013 issue of Sport Rocketry, the official journal of the National Association of Rocketry.

The seventh-grade students competed nationally at the Team America Rocketry Challenge (TARC) last May in Virginia and were the youngest rocket scientists competing. They were also the only team from Long Island that qualified to enter the competition and one of only two teams from New York State.


Sports

The Syosset Braves 11-year-old football team recently won the Superbowl Championship Game against the Rosedale Jets with a final score of 13 to 0.

The Farrell & Schmidt Ho Ho Ho 5-Kilometer Run started and finished at the John F. Kennedy Middle School in Bethpage on Dec. 21. The top local finisher was Tim Mahony of Syosset, who scored in 11th place overall and third in the 15 to 19 age group.

Other locals winning awards in this year’s Ho Ho Ho Run were Gina Ferraro of Syosset (2nd woman, 35-39 age group), Patty Santella of Syosset (3rd woman, 45-49 age group), Kim Solomine of Syosset (2nd woman, 55-59 age group).


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