BRIDGEWATER– The Somerset Patriots defeated the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs 8-2 in Game One of the Atlantic League Championship Series at TD Bank Ballpark on Thursday evening.
NEWARK—The American Journal of Sports Medicine reports that young athletes who suffer concussions are routinely sent back into the game too soon, risking further injury and possible long-term effects.
MAHWAH—The New Jersey City University women’s soccer team outshot Ramapo College, 15-12, and received a goal and an assist from freshman forward ASHLEY CUNHA (Edison, NJ/Edison), but the Roadrunners scored three straight goals to break open a 1-1 game and defeated the Gothic Knights, 4-2, in a New Jersey Athletic Conference game on Wednesday at the Ramapo Athletic Center.
JERSEY CITY—New Jersey Athletic Conference leading scorer Rob Santaniello (Oakland, NJ/Ramapo) scored twice in the second half and the Ramapo College defense limited New Jersey City University to five shots on goal as the Roadrunners defeated the Gothic Knights, 2-0, in an NJAC men’s soccer game on Wednesday afternoon at the Robert L. McNulty Memorial Soccer Field.
UNION—Junior setter ALEX JOHANESEN (Bridgewater, NJ/Bridgewater-Raritan), sophomore outside hitter TABITHA JORDAN (Bayonne, NJ/Memorial) and senior outside hitter MELISSA LOO (Rutherford, NJ/Rutherford) all posted double-doubles as the New Jersey City University women’s volleyball team picked up a crucial New Jersey Athletic Conference road victory, holding off host Kean University, 3-2 (25-15, 19-25, 25-21, 19-25, 15-13), on Tuesday night at the Harwood Arena.
BRIDGEWATER—The Freedom Division Champion Somerset Patriots will take on the Liberty Division Champion Southern Maryland Blue Crabs in the Atlantic League Championship Series beginning with Game 1 at TD Bank Ballpark on Thursday, Oct. 1 at 7:05 p.m.
TRENTON—The Trenton Thunder, the Double A Affiliate of the New York Yankees, released its 2010 home schedule on Tuesday afternoon.
NEW YORK, N.Y.—The Big Apple Classic is back for a fourth year Dec. 4-5 bringing top basketball talent and southern traditions of Historically Black Colleges and Universities to New York City.
JERSEY CITY—The New Jersey Athletic Conference monkey is finally off the back of the New Jersey City University women’s soccer team. Sophomore striker JULIA CASERES (Union, NJ/Union), the Division III national leader in goals, posted a hat trick against her former team to lead the Gothic Knights to an emotional, 5-1 rout of rival Rutgers-Newark, in an NJAC game on Saturday at the Robert L. McNulty Memorial Soccer Field, in front of more than 300 fans.
NEWARK—Rutgers-Newark scored a pair of header goals in the first 17:36 of the first half, including the eventual winner less than two minutes into the contest as the Scarlet Raiders downed the New Jersey City University men’s soccer team in a New Jersey Athletic Conference game on Saturday night at Alumni Field.