JERSEY CITY—Sophomore opposite KIARA MARTINEZ (Newark, NJ/East Side) floored eight of her team’s 20 total service aces and the Gothic Knights received 11 kills apiece from sophomore outside hitter TABITHA JORDAN (Bayonne, NJ/Memorial) and senior outside hitter MELISSA LOO (Rutherford, NJ/Rutherford) as the New Jersey City University women’s volleyball team blew by York College (NY), 3-0 (25-8, 25-17, 25-6) in a non-conference match on Friday night on Coach Charlie Brown Court at the John J. Moore Athletics and Fitness Center.
EWING—The College of New Jersey, ranked 15th in Division III by D3Soccer.com, scored four times in the first half and had six different players score as the Lions downed the New Jersey City University women’s soccer team in a New Jersey Athletic Conference game on Saturday at TCNJ’s Soccer Complex. TCNJ is 45-3-2 in its last 50 NJAC games.
SOUTH ORANGE – Seton Hall has announced the starting times and television assignments for its men’s basketball games for the 2009-10 season. The Pirates’ slate features 10 games on national television.
ROSELLE—It didn’t matter that it was 81 degrees outside. It was time to start making the ice. So underneath the arching timber roof at Union County’s Warinanco Skating Center, Kyle Gaestel got to work.
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.