Monks Rank Among National Leaders in Final NCAA Statistical Rankings

Monks Rank Among National Leaders in Final NCAA Statistical Rankings

STANDISH, Maine - The final 2017-18 NCAA DIII Statistics rankings are now available. Seven Saint Joseph's College teams and 16 individual athletes finished in the top 25 in various categories for their respective sports. In all, the seven SJC programs accounted for 35 top-25 rankings while the 16 individual athletes notched 33 top-25 efforts last year.

Highlights of this list include:

  • The men's soccer team led the nation – and set new NCAA Men's Soccer single-season records - in save percentage and goals against average and also led the country in shutout percentage, and won-lost percentage while ranking in the top-10 in 13 statistical categories overall
  • The SJC women's basketball program finished the season listed in the top-10 in six different categories (scoring margin (5th, 23.6), three-point field goals made (5th, 252), three-point percentage (9th, 37.3%, and points (10th, 2,240)) and ranked in the top-25 in 13 stat categories overall
  • Women's basketball junior Kelsi McNamara (West Newbury, Mass.) capped her third season ranked in the top-20 in seven different categories (three-pointers made (5th, 90), assists (7th, 169), points (13th (563), assists average (15th, 5.6), three-pointers per game (16th, 3.0), three-pointers attempted (17th, 227), and field goal attempts (20th, 442)
  • Men's soccer junior keeper Blake Mullen (Manchester, Conn.) led the country in goals against average (0.05) and save percentage (.981) and set new NCAA Men's Soccer records in both categories; he also ranked third in shutouts (12)
  • Men's soccer junior forward Brett Mattos (Mahopac, N.Y.) finished in the top-15 in five statistical categories: points (2nd, 50), goals (5th, 20), points per game (7th, 2.38), goals per game (9th, 0.95), and game-winning goals (14th, 6)
  • Baseball senior Chris Gerossie (Chester, N.H.) was a magnet for errant pitches this spring, ranking second in the nation in times hit by pitch (20) and fifth in times hit by pitch per game (0.54)

In addition to the NCAA leaderboard, the Monks - collectively - led the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) in 47 different team categories (including 15 by the women's basketball team) and 21 individual SJC athletes combined to lead the GNAC in 39 categories during the 2017-18 academic year.

 

Saint Joseph's Athletes in NCAA DIII Statistical Rankings:

Name Sport Year Hometown Category Rank #
2017 Blake Mullen M. Soccer Junior Manchester, Conn. Goals Against Average 1 0.05
2017 Blake Mullen M. Soccer Junior Manchester, Conn. Save Percentage 1 0.981
2018 Chris Gerossie Baseball Senior Chester, N.H. Hit by Pitch 2 20
2017 Brett Mattos M. Soccer Junior Mahopac, N.Y. Points 2 50
2018 Michael Finn M. Lacrosse Junior Quincy, Mass. Man-Up Goals 3 14
2017 Blake Mullen M. Soccer Junior Manchester, Conn. Shutouts 3 12
2018 Chris Gerossie Baseball Senior Chester, N.H. Hit By Pitch Per Game 5 0.54
2017 Brett Mattos M. Soccer Junior Mahopac, N.Y. Goals 5 20
2018 Kelsi McNamara W. Basketball Junior West Newbury, Mass. Three-Point Field Goals Made 5 90
2017 Cody Elliott M. Soccer Sophomore Gorham, Maine Assists 6 14
2017 Brett Mattos M. Soccer Junior Mahopac, N.Y. Points Per Game 7 2.38
2018 Kelsi McNamara W. Basketball Junior West Newbury, Mass. Assists 7 169
2017 Haley DaGraca W. Soccer Junior Saco, Maine Shots Per Game 7 6.2
2017 Brett Mattos M. Soccer Junior Mahopac, N.Y. Goals Per Game 9 0.95
2017 Jennelle Thompson Volleyball Junior Farmington, N.H. Digs Per Set 9 6.24
2018 Joey Murphy Baseball Junior Derry, N.H. Stolen Bases 12 30
2017 Jennelle Thompson Volleyball Junior Farmington, N.H. Total Digs 12 674
2017 Megan Baker Field Hockey Junior Gorham, Maine Goals Against Average 13 0.92
2017 Cody Elliott M. Soccer Sophomore Gorham, Maine Assists Per Game 13 0.67
2018 Kelsi McNamara W. Basketball Junior West Newbury, Mass. Points 13 563
2017 Brett Mattos M. Soccer Junior Mahopac, N.Y. Game-Winning Goals 14 6
2018 Joey Murphy Baseball Junior Derry, N.H. Stolen Bases Per Game 15 0.75
2018 Kelsi McNamara W. Basketball Junior West Newbury, Mass. Assists Per Game 15 5.6
2018 Kayla Kelly W. Lacrosse Junior York, Maine Ground Balls Per Game 15 4.94
2018 Kelsi McNamara W. Basketball Junior West Newbury, Mass. Three-Point Field Goals Per Game 16 3
2018 Kelsi McNamara W. Basketball Junior West Newbury, Mass. Three-Point Field Goals Attempted 17 227
2018 Luke Johnson Baseball Freshman East Hampton, Conn. Sacrifice Bunts Per Game 18 0.27
2018 Luke Johnson Baseball Freshman East Hampton, Conn. Sacrifice Bunts 18 10
2018 Kaylin Mansir W. Lacrosse Sophomore West Gardiner, Maine Goals Against Average 18 7.82
2018 Kelsi McNamara W. Basketball Junior West Newbury, Mass. Field Goal Attempts 20 442
2018 Josh Partridge Baseball Senior Deerfield, N.H. Pitching Appearances 21 23
2017 Libby Pomerleau Field Hockey Sophomore Limerick, Maine Goals Per Game 21 1
2018 Caitlin King Softball Sophomore Old Town, Maine Saves 21 3

Saint Joseph's Teams in NCAA DIII Statistical Rankings:

Team Category Rank #
M. Soccer Save Percentage 1 0.983
M. Soccer Shutout Percentage 1 0.952
M. Soccer Goals Against Average 1 0.047
M. Soccer Won-Lost Percentage 1 0.952
M. Soccer Shots Per Game 2 22.76
M. Soccer Shots On Goal Per Game 2 11.57
W. Basketball Scoring Margin 5 23.6
W. Basketball Three-Point Field Goals Made 5 252
W. Basketball Won-Lost Percentage 5 0.933
M. Soccer Assists Per Game 5 2.95
M. Soccer Assists 5 62
W. Basketball Assists 6 521
M. Soccer Points Per Game 6 9.33
M. Soccer Goals 6 67
M. Soccer Points 7 196
M. Soccer Scoring Offense 8 3.19
W. Basketball Three-Point Field-Goal Percentage 9 0.373
M. Soccer Corner Kicks Per Game 9 7.29
Field Hockey Shutouts Per Game 9 0.48
W. Basketball Points 10 2,240
W. Basketball Three-Point Field Goals Per Game 11 8.4
Field Hockey Goals Against Average 11 0.9
W. Basketball Assist Turnover Ratio 13 1.21
W. Basketball Field-Goal Percentage 14 44.5
Baseball Sacrifice Bunts 15 44
Baseball Strikeouts Per Nine Innings 16 8.9
W. Lacrosse Shots on Goal Per Game 18 26.94
W. Basketball Three-Point Field Goals Attempted 18 676
W. Lacrosse Draw Controls Per Game 20 16
W. Basketball Scoring Defense 20 51.1
W. Basketball Three Pt FG Defense 20 0.252
W. Basketball Assists Per Game 22 17.4
Baseball Stolen Bases 23 100
M. Lacrosse Man-Up Offense 24 0.416
W. Soccer Shots On Goal Per Game 25 11.1

COMPLETE NCAA STATISTICS RANKINGS (PDF):

Baseball
M. Basketball
W. Basketball
Field Hockey
M. Lacrosse
W. Lacrosse
M. Soccer
W. Soccer
Softball
Volleyball

 

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