Bits and pieces
2,680 career-rushing yards, Ladd is just 236 yards shy of Amherst’s career record of 2,916.
Merrimack’s Christina Paradise and Amherst’s Bethany Morehouse are members of The College of Saint Rose women’s soccer team which qualified for its second straight NCAA Division II tournament, played this weekend at Franklin Pierce College.
Paradise, a three-year senior starter at midfielder, has 26 points on eight goals and 10 assists in 75 games for the Golden Knights.
Morehouse, a reserve junior fullback/forward, has made four starts in her 19 games this season . . . .
Nashua’s Mike Poston, a senior midfielder, has a goal and an assist in 19 games for the 16-3-1 Johns Hopkins University men’s soccer team . . . .
Becky Landry of Nashua became the first Plymouth State University women’s volleyball player in the program’s eight-year history to earn All-New England honors when she was voted to the second team by the New England Women’s Volleyball Association.
Landry, a senior middle hitter, was also named the Little East Conference Player of the Year and a first-team all-star. Her sister, Kelly, a sophomore outside hitter, was also a first-team LEC all-star . . . .
Kim Mendonca of Londonderry, a junior on the Bentley College women’s soccer team, was named to the All-Northeast 10 Conference third team . . . .
Freshman Danielle Shartrand finished her first season with the Saint Anselm women’s soccer team with three goals . . . .
Anthony Lockwood of Londonderry is a junior midfielder on the UMass Lowell men’s soccer team.
The River Hawks recently won the Northeast-10 Conference championship and qualified for their first-ever Division II NCAA tournament. Lockwood had a goal and an assist in five regular-season games . . . .
Saint Anselm’s Derek DiMartino, an Amherst resident and running back on the Hawks football team, was named the Northeast-10 Conference Offensive Co-Player of the Week for the week ending Nov. 9.
DiMartino had a season-high 154 yards on 28 carries, and two touchdowns to his credit. . . .
Rivier College’s Kristen Hoffman, a Nashua native, and Danielle Rogers were named to the Great Northeast Athletic Conference tournament team while teammate Meghan Ginty was chosen the tournament MVP . . . .
The UMass Lowell field hockey team advanced all the way to the NCAA Division II national championship game before falling 4-1 to perennial power Bloomsburg University last Sunday at Cushing Field in Lowell, Mass.