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Cunha/Caseres Combo Leads Njcu To Another Win In Scarlet Raider Classic

NEWARK—Freshman forward ASHLEY CUNHA (Edison, NJ/Edison) extended her streak of consecutive games with at least two points to six in a row to open her collegiate career and sophomore forward JULIA CASERES (Union, NJ/Union) added an assist as New Jersey City University scored in the 16th minute and used a strong defensive effort in poor weather to shutout SUNY-Old Westbury, 1-0, in the opening round of the Scarlet Raider Soccer Classic hosted by Rutgers-Newark at Alumni Field.

Caseres Bags Another Hat Trick, Cunha Scores Twice In NJCU’S 6-2 Road Win Over Medgar Evers

BROOKLYN, N.Y.—Sophomore forward JULIA CASERES (Union, NJ/Union) had her foot involved in every New Jersey City University goal, bagging her second hat trick in as many games while adding three assists for a nine-point display and freshman forward ASHLEY CUNHA (Edison, NJ/Edison) tacked on two more goals of her own as the Gothic Knights downed Medgar Evers College, 6-2, in a non-conference game on Thursday.

Avans Ties Single-Game School Record For Goals, As NJCU Clips York, 5-1

JERSEY CITY—Sophomore forward WALTER AVANS (Roselle Park, NJ/Union Catholic) tied the single-game school record for goals with four and collected the first hat trick by a New Jersey City University men’s soccer player in two years, as the Gothic Knights clipped York College (NY), 5-1, in a non-conference game on Thursday afternoon at the Robert L. McNulty Memorial Soccer Field.

Central New Jersey High Schools To Become Co-Producers Of Television And Online Services Through MSG Varsity

STATE – Later this month, Cablevision is bringing MSG Varsity to central New Jersey. The initiative, dedicated to high school sports and activities, includes a multi-platform suite of services, made up of a 24/7 television network, a comprehensive online destination, and an interactive service — all spotlighting extracurricular activities and events at local high schools.

Nine Different Players Score For NJCU In 10-0 Rout Of John Jay

JERSEY CITY—The date – 09/09/09 – was interesting and so was the outcome. Nine different players scored a goal and 12 collected at least one point as New Jersey City University outshot John Jay College, 56-4, and put up its highest scoring effort ever against the Bloodhounds, with a 10-0 non-conference victory on Wednesday afternoon at the Robert L. McNulty Memorial Soccer Field.

Woodbridge To Host New Jersey Senior Olympic Games

WOODBRIDGE—Woodbridge Township Mayor John E. McCormac, the New Jersey Senior Olympic Committee, senior Olympians and competing senior athletes, will open the 2009 New Jersey Senior Olympic Games on Saturday, Sept. 12 during ceremonies outside the Woodbridge Community Center beginning at 10 a.m.

NJCU Routs CCNY 9-1

JERSEY CITY—Sophomore forward JULIA CASERES (Union, NJ/Union) and freshman forward ASHLEY CUNHA (Edison, NJ/Edison) continued their dazzling early-season scoring demonstrations, as each striker posted a hat trick and sophomore midfielder KATLIN VARGO (Edison, NJ/Union Catholic) netted two goals and an assist as New Jersey City University outshot The City College of New York, 57-4, and routed the Beavers, 9-1, in a non-conference women’s soccer game on Tuesday.

Caseres Named NJAC Offensive Player Of The Week

PITMAN—In her first season as a striker for the New Jersey City University women’s soccer team after a standout, 22-goal rookie year at Rutgers-Newark, sophomore transfer JULIA CASERES (Union, NJ/Union) has made an immediate impact.

Early Defensive Lapse Leads To Loss As #24 NCWC Defeats NJCU, 5-0

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C.—Defensive miscues led to #24 ranked North Carolina Wesleyan College scoring twice in a span of 30 seconds in the first half to seize a 2-0 lead and New Jersey City University could never recover, dropping a 5-0 decision to the Battling Bishops, in the second round of the NCWC Roger Taylor Fall Classic at Scalf Field.

Short-Handed Knights Can’t Hold 3-1 Lead

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C.—In the first-ever meeting between two teams that have competed on the national stage for years, New Jersey City University jumped out to a 3-1 halftime lead, but Greensboro College tied it on a penalty kick after the…