Friday, November 7, 2014

Club Sports Roundup

The 2014 campaign has been one of the most successful in recent memory for the Hofstra Women’s Rugby Club, who advanced to the final four of the Tri-State Conference Championship. The Pride’s season came to a close with a loss to Marist at Vassar College on Saturday, November 1st. Kimdinh Tran, Rachelle Pierre, Margaret O’Callaghan, and Kaelyn Ragonese all were featured on the score sheet in the match.

Hofstra Billiards Club had another match-filled weekend, and ‘Team Cruchaga’ ended the series with a (2-2) record. The games took place at Baldwin Billiards on Saturday, November 2nd with Tiffany Vuong and Nolan Whitehead both posting victories for the Pride.

Hofstra Shooting Club continued their debut season with another meet at Suffolk County Clays, this week utilizing the expertise of a professional trainer to help improve their skills. All seven participants saw significant improvement.
Nick Mattera, President of the Hofstra Shooting Club, shows off his skills.  
 Hofstra Rock Climbing Club had a fantastic turnout on Saturday, November 1st as 19 students made the trip to Brooklyn Boulders, one of the East Coast’s largest rock climbing gyms and communities. 

Upcoming Club Sports Events:
-          11/7: 9-Ball Billiards Tournament, Hof USA @ 5pm
-          11/8: Hofstra Billiards vs. Nassau Community College Billiards, Game Room @ 2pm
-          11/8: Women’s Club Lacrosse v Fairfield, Hofstra @ 1pm
-          11/8: Hofstra Ice Hockey v CCM @ Eisenhower Twin Rinks @ 9pm 
All of Hofstra’s 27 Club Sports have open rosters, and are always welcome to newcomers of any ability. If you would like to find out more information about joining one of our clubs, please visit and hit the ‘Club Sports’ tab, or feel free to visit us at the Hofstra Fitness Center with any questions you may have!

Ruby Staplehurst, Guest Blogger,
Graduate Assistant, Recreation and Intramurals 


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