Archive: September, 2013
Saint Joseph's Women's Soccer Falls To Massachusetts, 2-1
PHILADELPHIA - The Saint Joseph's women's soccer team got a goal from freshman Emily Gingrich, but it wasn't enough for the Hawks as they dropped their Atlantic 10 opening game to Massachusetts, 2-1, Sunday afternoon at Sweeney Field.
The Minutewomen (5-5-1, 1-0-0 A-10) opened scoring in the the eighth minute as Rebekka Sverrisottir headed in a centering pass by Grace Coombs off a set piece at 7:19.
SOUTH KENT, Conn. - The Saint Joseph's golf team shot a team-low 308 in Tuesday's final round of the Hartford Hawk Invitational to finish 12th overall in the 17-team field. Individually, T.J. Summers led the squad, tying for 27th after carding a one-under-par 71 today at Bull's Bridge Golf Club (par 72/6,992 yards).
As a team, Saint Joseph's shot 309-311-308/928 over the course of two days. Rutgers, who held a one-stroke lead for the team title after the second round, claimed the team title by nine strokes over host Hartford with a score of 868.
Individually, Summers posted a three-round score of 80-76-71/227, while Tyler Kingsley tied for 38th at 73-79-79/231. Connor Garrity finished in a tie for 50th with a final score of 80-75-79/234, with T.J. McNulty tying for 56th place at 76-81-79/236. Tim Godshalk rounded out the five-man squad tying for 75th at 81-81-81/243.
Playing at Bull's Bridge Golf Club (par 72/6,992 yards), Kingsley fired a score of 73-79/152 for a tie for 31st place. Connor Garrity is tied for 43rd at 80-75/155, while T.J. Summers is a shot behind at 80-76/156 (tied for 49th).T.J. McNulty fired a two-round score of 76-81/157 (tied for 55th), while Tim Godshalk rounded out the five-man squad at 81-81/162 (tied for 78th).
PHILADELPHIA - Playing through pouring rain, the Saint Joseph's women's soccer team put up a strong effort, but eventually fell to Hofstra, 2-0, Saturday evening at Sweeney Field.
The Pride (6-3-0) got on the board in the 42nd minute as Sam Scolarici deflected a pass from teammate Leah Galton inside the SJU box and into the back of the net at 41:45.
Hofstra would make it 2-0 at 46:33 on a breakaway goal by Galton.
PHILADELPHIA - The Saint Joseph's women's soccer team dropped a hard-fought match to Princeton, 1-0, Tuesday afternoon at Sweeney Field.
Playing equally over the opening 60 minutes of the game, the Hawks and Tigers came to a hault 15 minutes into the second half after a power outage knocked out the stadium lights.
After enduring a 45 minute delay, Princeton (3-1-1) got the first scoring opportunity as the Hawks (4-3-2) were whistled for a handball inside their own box. On the penalty kick by Lauren Lazo, senior goalkeeper Lauren Jancuska came up huge for SJU, making a sprawling save to her left to keep the game knotted at 0-0.
NEWPORT, R.I. - The Saint Joseph's golf team shot a 323 in Tuesday's final round of the 20th Annual Adams Cup of Newport to finish 11th overall in the 16-team field. As a team, the Hawks posted a three-round score of 309-306-323/938, while sophomore T.J. McNulty led SJU individually, finishing tied for 22nd.
Played at Newport National Golf Club (par 72, 7,244 yards), McNulty fired a three-round score of 75-75-77/227 to lead the Hawks for the second-straight week. Tyler Kingsley tied for 44th with a score of 77-75-83/235, while T.J. Summers tied for 53rd at 77-80-81/238. Brian Turley tied for 65th with a three-round total of 82-76-83/241, and Connor Hill rounded out the five-man team at 80-82-82/244 to tie for 71st.
Central Florida claimed the team title with a three-round score of 856, while Bethune-Cookman's Ryan Fricker won medalist honors with a score of 205.
PHILADELPHIA - The Saint Joseph's women's soccer team fell to city rival Penn, 1-0, Sunday afternoon at Sweeney Field.Senior goalkeeper Lauren Jancuska made a game-high five saves for the Hawks.
The Quakers (4-0-0) tallied the games lone in the final minutes of the first half. Off a corner kick, Penn's Tahirih Nesmith collected the ball and drilled a low shot that Jancuska sprawled to stop. With the ball near the goal line, a SJU defender attempted to clear the ball only to have Nesmith step into the clear and deflect the ball back into the net at 41:25.
Saint Joseph's (4-2-2) best scoring chance came in the 74th minute on a shot by Erica Graziosi, but Penn's goalkeeper made the save to keep the Hawks off the scoreboard.
PHILADELPHIA - Senior midfielder Mo Hawkins scored in the 22nd minute and classmate Lauren Jancuska made five saves as the Saint Joseph's women's soccer team downed Loyola (Md.), 1-0, Friday evening at Sweeney Field.
The Hawks (4-1-2) tallied the game's lone goal in the 22nd minute off the foot of Hawkins on a fast moving play. With the ball pressed deep inside the Greyhounds' zone, freshman Emily Gingrich dribbled down the right side before crossing a pass to Hawkins in stride on the left wing. Hawkins gathered the pass and delivered a strike to the back of the lower right corner to give SJU a 1-0 lead at 21:01.
The Greyhounds (1-3-1) would have four scoring chances from there, but Jancuska was stellar, making the save everytime and finishing with five saves on the day for her Atlantic 10 leading fourth shutout of the year.