Friday, October 19, 2018

Club Sports Roundup

Club Ice Hockey traveled to Sport-O-Rama in Monsey, New York to play St. Thomas Aquinas College on Friday, October 12th. The Pride would claim a 3-2 victory behind goals from Andrew Gagnon, Joe Grice, and Brandon Fauci.  
The Pride were right back at it on Saturday, October 13th as they traveled to Dix Hills, New York for a match-up against Suffolk County Community College. Hofstra would again emerge victorious by a score of 3-2, with the scoring being provided on this day by David Frattaroli, Michael Sweeney, and Eli Vaillancourt.
Hofstra pushed their MCHC conference record to 3-0 with a 3-2 win over Suffolk County Community College on Saturday, October 13th.

Club Rock Climbing took their weekly trip to the Gravity Vault in Melville on Friday, October 12th, with 25 climbers in attendance. On Saturday, October 13th the club attended Rocktoberfest at Brooklyn Boulders Queensbridge to compete in their first ever competition. Ryan Kozhimala ranked 4th for Male beginners, Natalie Lorenzo placed 13th for Female Intermediate and Juan Fuentes placed 45th for Male Advanced.

Club Equestrian visited the Bergen Equestrian Center on Sunday, October 14th for a show hosted by Columbia University. Katie Rozek finished 1st in novice fences, Kate Milford finished 4th in novice flat, Purva Chavda placed 4th in walk trot and Tekla Simon placed 6th in walk trot.

Club Roller Hockey traveled to Warwick, Rhode Island on Saturday, October 13th to participate in an Eastern Collegiate Roller Hockey Association Tournament. In the first game, Hofstra defeated Syracuse University 4-3, with goals coming from Andrew Gagnon, Shaun Randazzo, Nicholas Powers and Richard Boudreau. Game two would see Hofstra fall to Cornell University 6-1, with the lone Pride goal coming from William Spisak. In the final game of the tournament on Sunday, October 14th, Hofstra defeated Boston University by a score of 6-2. Andrew Gagnon scored 4 goals in the win. 

Chris Dellavechia posted 27 saves in Hofstra Roller Hockey's 4-3 win over Syracuse University on Saturday, October 13th.

Club Softball traveled to Wilmington, Delaware to participate in the First State Showdown on Saturday, October 13th and Sunday, October 14th. In their first game, Hofstra defeated the University of Pittsburgh 7-4, behind the strong pitching of Robbi Reed and home runs from Sara Bornstein and Aly Morganelli. The team would lose their second game to the University of Delaware 11-7, and drop the final game of the tournament to James Madison University 9-7, despite another long home run from Aly Morganelli.

Hofstra Club Softball representing at the First State Showdown in Wilmington, Delaware on Saturday, October 13th.
Women’s Club Soccer dropped a 4-1 decision to Montclair State University on Saturday, October 13th at the Hofstra Soccer Stadium. Hasseena Lamousnery scored the lone goal for the Pride. The team is next in action on Friday, October 19th at TCNJ.

Club Quidditch hosted their Oktoberfest tournament on the Hofstra Intramural Fields on Saturday, October 13th. Hofstra would lose all three of their games to the University of Virginia, Boston University, and RIT. NYU ultimately claimed the tournament championship by defeating UVA.

Club Women’s Rugby traveled to Stony Brook University on Sunday, October 14th for a first round Tri-State Rugby Conference playoff match and ultimately came up short, losing by a score of 69-17.  

Club Men’s Lacrosse hosted New York University on Wednesday, October 17th at Shuart Stadium. Hofstra dominated the action all night long and came away with a big 10-6 win, with Michael Moses recording a hat trick for the Pride.


Natalie Lorenzo-Club Rock Climbing-Junior-Marketing-Howell, NJ

Lorenzo excelled at the Rocktoberfest competition, placing 13th in the Female Intermediate division.

UPCOMING EVENTS (click on the links for more information) 

Saturday, October 27, 2018
Sunday, October 28, 2018

Shaun Fean

Associate Director, Campus Recreation

Kyle Novak

Graduate Assistant, Campus Recreation

Hofstra’s 25 Club Sports are always looking for new members and welcome all experience levels. If you would like to find out more information about joining one of our clubs, please visit and click on the ‘Club Sports’ tab, or feel free to visit us at the Hofstra Fitness Center with any questions you may have!