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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.