Meet the Team

Meaghan Roche • Editor-in-Chief

Meaghan is a senior at Marist studying Sports Communication and Journalism. She has interned with Macmillan Learning, Baseball Miracles, and the Marist Center for Sports Communication. She enjoys competing on the Marist Ski Team and correcting everyone’s grammar. Meaghan’s dream job is to be a sports editor.


Will Bjarnar • Deputy Editor-in-Chief

Will is a junior studying Journalism and Sports Communication. Currently an intern with the Center for Sports Communication, Will has had a love for the industry since he first heard Jim Nantz say “Hello, friends.” He also has intern experience at ESPN Radio Rochester, and is currently a member of the Society of Professional Journalists. His personal feature blog covers all sports, as well as pop culture. In the future, Will aspires to both write and host a podcast. But first, Pearl Jam.


Lily Caffrey-Levine • Managing Editor 

Center Field didn’t need Zip Recruiter to find Lily, but they could have! Lily is a junior Sports Communication and Journalism major. After studying abroad in Florence, Italy, she decided to take up minors in Political Science and Global Studies, and is now a member of the Ski Team and the Marist chapter of the Society of professional Journalists. Growing up in the bustling sports scene in Boston, her love for sports has extended into reporting. She is currently interning in the digital department at NBC Sports.


Oscar Fick • Copy Editor

Oscar is a senior from San Francisco, studying Sports Communication at Marist. He has two years of playing for the Marist men’s club rugby team under his belt, and would like to go into broadcast or print journalism in the future.


Daniel Statile • Social Media Director • Men’s Soccer Beat Writer

Daniel is a junior studying Business Administration-Marketing while minoring in Sports Communication. He covers the New York Red Bulls for Last Word on Sports and is active on campus as an Ambassador and Tour Guide.


Chris Glogan • Multimedia Director

Chris is a senior Public Relations and Advertising major with a minor in Digital Video Production. He is also in the process of completing a dual graduate degree during his undergrad for Integrated Marketing Communications. Chris has had multiple internships where he has worked intensely in video marketing, social media content managing, and production.


Molly Street • Engagement Editor

Molly is a senior studying Sports Communication with a minor in Global Studies. She is the current manager and head of social media for Marist Hockey, and is active on campus in the school’s chapters of Best Buddies and Autism Speaks. Molly is an intern for the Marist Athletics communication department.


David Salamone • Copy Editor • Women’s Basketball Beat Writer

David is a senior studying Sports Communication and Journalism. He has experience with the Red Fox Network on ESPN3 and WRGB in Albany. David hopes to enter the field of sportswriting and producing.


Dave Connelly • Staff Writer

Dave is a sophomore at Marist College majoring in sports communication with a minor in business. He is a captain of the Marist Club Ultimate Frisbee team and loves basketball and soccer. He has previously interned for Martinelli Custom Publishing and hopes to get a journalistic or sports business internship soon.

 


Tommy Feda • Staff Writer

Tommy is a senior at Marist College majoring in sports communications. Previously, he has interned for the Marist College Sports information department. In the future, Tommy hopes to explore a career in the sports industry.

 


Tim Furgiuele • Staff Writer • Football Beat Reporter

Tim is a junior studying Sports Communication at Marist. He has experience covering baseball and golf at mlbhotstove.com and golfcity.com, respectively. Tim hopes to work in the sports media industry after graduation.


Alex Azarm • Staff Writer • Women’s Soccer Beat Writer

Alex is a sophomore Sports Communication major. Prior to Marist, he covered soccer for his high school newspaper. Slated to travel to Russia for the World Cup, Alex aspires to cover soccer professionally one day.


Connor LandazuriStaff Writer

Connor is a sophomore studying Sports Communication at Marist. He would love to work in the sports industry, specifically internally at an organization.

 

 


Nick Stanziale • Staff Writer

Nick, a sophomore, studies Sports Communication. He’s been in love with sports since day one, and hopes to eventually find himself in the broadcast booth.

 

 


David Schaeffer • Staff Writer

David is a junior at Marist, majoring in Sports Communication and minoring in Business. David aspires to work in the sports industry, hoping one day his childhood dream of working in sports will become reality.

 


Brett Middleton • Staff Writer

Brett is a sophomore at Marist College majoring in sports communication and minoring in business. He has a passion for sports, as well as telling stories about athletes. Co-host of a weekly football podcast, talking sports is one of his favorite pastimes. In the future he hopes to get a job in the business side of sports


Mitch Conrad • Staff Writer

Mitch is a sophomore Sports Communication major at Marist College from Ivoryton, Conn. His dream job is to have his own sports talk show and do commentating for various sports. Mitch’s role models in the sports broadcasting industry are Chris Collinsworth and Scott Van Pelt. Mitch has teamed up with Center Field staff writer Brett Middleton to produce a weekly NFL Podcast.


Kelsey Beresheim • Staff Writer

Kelsey is a junior pursuing a degree in Political Science while minoring in Sports Communication. She currently serves as the assistant manager of the Men’s Club Hockey team, and hopes to write about one of her favorite New York sports teams in the future.


Jack Ryan • Staff Writer

Jack is a junior studying Sports Communication. He has a a passion for soccer and is a two-year club soccer veteran. Jack aspires to work in the sports marketing industry.

 


Carter Uechi • Sideline Reporter

Carter is a sophomore Sports Communication major from Honolulu with additional interest in business. He would love the opportunity to work in the sports industry, especially at the University of Hawai’i or for one of his favorite teams: the Yankees, Lakers, or Broncos.


Daniel Fisch • Sideline Reporter

Daniel is a senior at Marist majoring in Sports Communication and Public Relations who interned with the Hudson Valley Renegades in Summer 2018. Daniel aspires to work in sports broadcasting and currently works for the Red Fox Network.


Robert Schardt • Sideline Reporter

Rob is a junior at Marist studying Sports Communication and Public Relations with a minor in Digital Video Production. He recently interned with MLB Advanced Media and one day hopes to work in the sports industry. Rob is also the proud founder of the Marist club baseball team.


Allison Smith • Photographer

Allison is a sophomore at Marist, majoring in Advertising and Math with a minor in Photography. She has additional experience in both photography in writing with The Circle and was the photographer for her high school’s lacrosse and soccer teams.


Ian Dorsey • Photographer

Ian is a freshman at Marist, studying Sports Communication and minoring in Digital Media. He has always had a passion for sports; particularly, an undying love for Boston sports.

 


Lawrence Lang • Videographer

Lawrence is a senior at Marist studying Sports Communication. He recently interned with the Hudson Valley Renegades, gaining experience in video production.

 


Leander Schaerlaeckens • Faculty Advisor

Leander Schaerlaeckens is a Professional Lecturer in Sports Communication at Marist and serves as the faculty advisor to Center Field. He’s also the soccer columnist at Yahoo Sports and previously worked at ESPN and FOX Sports. His writing has appeared in the New York Times and ESPN The Magazine and was twice noted in the Best American Sports Writing anthology.