Local college athletes recently made headlines. Here's a round up of a few noteworthy stories.
Kings Park native and University of Massachusetts senior, Michael Marcou, has joined the Edmonton Oilers minor hockey league affiliate, the Oklahoma City Barons, after signing an amateur try-out agreement. Marcou told The Massachusetts Daily Collegian, that joining the team is a “dream come true.” Marcou’s brother James is a UMass alum and plays as a forward for the Worcester Sharks. Read the full story here.
Brittany Cassar was one of nine gymnasts who received Mid-American Conference Academic Honors.
Cassar, of Kings Park, attends Eastern Michigan University and is a member of the Eagles, the school’s gymnastic team. Cassar is a seven-time national competitor and placed fifth in the nation on the beam as a senior at Kings Park High School.
Rachael Raffa, a senior at Oswego State University, had four goals in Oswego State’s final women’s lacrosse game of the season.