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.
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.
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.
NEW PALTZ, N.Y.—New Jersey City University dropped four matches and placed tied for fifth overall at the 2009 Hawk Invitational hosted by SUNY New Paltz on September 18 and 19 at Elting Gymnasium. NJCU saw its record slip to 3-7 overall on the year.
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.
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.
PITMAN—In just one week sophomore striker JULIA CASERES (Union, NJ/Union) was responsible for more offensive production than most elite players manufacture in an entire season.
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.
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.
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.