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Newark Scores Twice In First 18 Minutes, Downs NJCU, 2-0

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.

Montclair State Hits .340, Tops New Jersey City Volleyball

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.

NJCU And Kean Tie, 2-2

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.

Esposito Hat Trick Lifts Kean Past NJCU Women, 3-0

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.

After Tight First Set, Knights Fall To William Paterson, 3-0

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.

Lakewood BlueClaws Win SAL Championship

GREENVILLE, S.C. – For the second time in their history, the Lakewood BlueClaws are champions of the South Atlantic League. The BlueClaws won game four of the championship series by the score of 5-1 against the Greenville Drive on Friday.

Two Stockton Hat Tricks Lift Ospreys Past New Jersey City, 6-2

JERSEY CITY—Sophomore midfielder KATLIN VARGO (Edison, NJ/Union Catholic) tied the game in the 24th minute with one of her two free kick goals, but Richard Stockton College scored five straight times, as junior midfield Shelley Gibney (Shamong, NJ/Seneca) and freshman forward Keira Hines (Deptford, NJ/Deptford) each netted hat tricks as the Ospreys defeated New Jersey City University, 6-2, in a New Jersey Athletic Conference women’s soccer game at the Robert L. McNulty Memorial Soccer Field on Saturday.