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.
JERSEY CITY—Montclair State University had three starters hit .500 or better and the Red Hawks collected a team percentage of .340 to claim a 3-0 (25-12, 25-21, 25-18) victory over New Jersey City University, in a New Jersey Athletic Conference match on Thursday night on Coach Charlie Brown Court at the John J. Moore Athletics and Fitness Center.
JERSEY CITY—New Jersey City University took leads of 1-0 and 2-1, but Kean tied the game just 58 seconds before halftime and neither team scored again as the Gothic Knights and Cougars tied, 2-2, in a New Jersey Athletic Conference game on Wednesday afternoon at the Robert L. McNulty Memorial Soccer Field.
UNION—Kean University sophomore forward Danielle Esposito (Holmdel, NJ/Holmdel) notched a hat trick to account for the entire offensive output for the Cougars, and despite 11 saves by Gothic Knight junior keeper KELLY REILLY (Pennsville, NJ/Pennsville Memorial), Kean blanked NJCU, 3-0, in a New Jersey Athletic Conference women’s soccer game on Wednesday night at Kean Alumni Stadium.
WAYNE—New Jersey City University kept it close in the opening set against William Paterson University, but was unable to prevail and lost to the Pioneers in three, 25-23, 25-8, 25-10, in a New Jersey Athletic Conference match on Tuesday night at the Rec Center.
EDISON – WWE Champion and Hall of Fame legend, George “The Animal” Steele, will headline a full card of bouts at the upcoming Fall Family Spectacular in Edison on Sept. 25 and 26.
SOUTH ORANGE – Seton Hall men’s basketball head coach Bobby Gonzalez announced Friday the hiring of Colin Hampton as Coordinator of Basketball Operations to complete his 2009-10 staff.
SOUTH ORANGE – Seton Hall University has been named a host institution for the Regional Round of the 2011 NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship; it was announced Monday by the NCAA.