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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.

Stockton Eases Past NJCU, 6-0, IN NJAC Opener

POMONA—In 2008, New Jersey City University scored the first five goals of the game in an easy win over rival Richard Stockton College. This year, the Ospreys returned the favor. Stockton scored twice in the opening 12 minutes of the game en route to a 4-0 halftime lead and eased past the Gothic Knights, 6-0, in the New Jersey Athletic Conference opener for both schools on Saturday at G. Larry James Stadium.

NJCU Women’s Soccer Team Earns Fifth Straight Win

JERSEY CITY—Sophomore striker JULIA CASERES (Union, NJ/Union) netted her 14th and 15th goals of the year, including one that snapped a 1-1 deadlock after sophomore midfielder KATLIN VARGO (Edison, NJ/Union Catholic) had tied it, and freshman forward ASHLEY CUNHA (Edison, NJ/Edison) collected her 10th goal as New Jersey City University rallied from a 1-0 deficit to post its fifth consecutive victory, defeating Lancaster Bible College, 4-2, in a non-conference women’s soccer game on Wednesday at the Robert L. McNulty Memorial Soccer Field.

NJCU Women’s Volleyball Blows By Rutgers-Newark

JERSEY CITY—New Jersey City University received seven kills, three blocks and a .545 hitting percentage by freshman middle hitter MELISSA FLYNN (Bayonne, NJ/Holy Family Academy) and sophomore outside hitter TABITHA JORDAN (Bayonne, NJ/Memorial) collected a match-best eight winners as the Gothic Knights hit .306 as a team and cruised past Rutgers-Newark, 3-0 (25-7, 25-20, 25-10), in the 2009 New Jersey Athletic Conference opener for both schools.

NJCU Wins 2009 Liberty Cup Title With 3-1 Win Over City Tech

JERSEY CITY—New Jersey City University scored three second half goals to bounce back from a 1-0 halftime deficit, and won the title of its own tournament, the 2009 NJCU Liberty Cup, for the fourth time in five opportunities, as the Gothic Knights defeated New York City College of Technology, 3-1, on Sunday at the Robert L. McNulty Memorial Soccer Field.

FDU-Florham Places Second At The 2009 NJCU Liberty Cup, Blanks Staten Island, 6-0

JERSEY CITY—Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham received a pair of goals from freshmen midfielders Manny Almieda (Elizabeth, NJ/Union Catholic) and Joshua Corpuz (Randolph, NJ/Randolph) and shutout the College of Staten Island, 6-0, in the first game of round two of the 2009 NJCU Liberty Cup, hosted by New Jersey City University Sunday at the Robert L. McNulty Memorial Soccer Field.

NJCU Wins 2009 Scarlet Raider Women’s Soccer Classic

NEWARK—Sophomore striker JULIA CASERES (Union, NJ/Union) netted her third hat trick of the season and amassed at least nine points in a game for the second time in three days to claim Most Valuable Player accolades, as the New Jersey City University women’s soccer team scored early and often en route to a 9-1 rout of Philadelphia Biblical University, in round two of the Scarlet Raider Soccer Classic hosted by Rutgers-Newark at Alumni Field on Saturday evening.

NJCU Blanks Staten Island, 9-0, In Opening Round Of NJCU Liberty Cup

JERSEY CITY—Sophomore striker WALTER AVANS (Roselle Park, NJ/Union Catholic), senior midfielder AWAL AHMED (Elizabeth, NJ/Linden) and rookie forward MANNY ADDU (Belleville, NJ/Belleville) each scored twice as New Jersey City University outshot the College of Staten Island, 45-3, and smothered the Dolphins by a 9-0 margin in the opening game of round one of the 2009 NJCU Liberty Cup, played Saturday at the Robert L. McNulty Memorial Soccer Field.