Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Club Sports Roundup

Hofstra Women’s Rugby Club got their Spring off to a sizzling start with an emphatic 24-0 victory over Stony Brook. The away contest took place on Saturday, March 14th and saw Rachelle Pierre, MacKenzie O’Donnell, Kim Tran, and Brittany Branch all score one try each for the Pride, for a total of 20 points. Two of four kicks were made by Kaelyn Ragonese taking the tally to 24.  The team will be back on home soil on Sunday, March 22nd for a match up against Montclair State.

Hofstra Equestrian Club ended their regular season a with ribbon filled weekend as they traveled to Middle Island, New York for a show hosted by local rivals NYU. Results were as follows:

Julissa Hoogeveen – 5th Intermediate Fences, 5th Intermediate Flat
Kierstin Berwick – 4th Intermediate Fences, 4th Intermediate Flat
Lisa Brix – 3rd Novice Fences, 4th Novice Flat
Angela Bottari – 1st Novice Fences
Alie Coolidge – 5th Novice Fences, 6th Intermediate Flat
Julianna Foertsch – 6th Novice Fences, 4th Novice Flat
Charlotte Wood – 6th Novice Fences, 4th Novice Flat
Maria Sorrentino – 3rd Novice Fences, 3rd Intermediate Flat
Jaqueline Dent – 1st Beginner Walk Trot
Rebecca Lemunyun – 2nd Beginner Walk Trot
Casey Ferri – 4th Beginner Walk Trot  

The team will look to continue to ride on their impressive Spring momentum on Sunday, March 22nd, when they travel to New Jersey for their regional show.

Hofstra Men’s and Women’s Club Lacrosse both saw action this week, with the men taking on CCNY and and the women facing off against Nassau Community College and Ithaca College. The men’s team cruised to victory with a 21-3 home ‘W’ over CCNY on Sunday, March 15th. The women's squad played under the lights at Shuart Stadium on Thursday, March 12th, falling short to Nassau 7-4 in a competitive game.  However, the team bounced back with a thrilling 9-8 road win over Ithaca on Saturday, March 14th. Both teams will be back in action again on Sunday, March 22nd.

Hofstra Women's Club Lacrosse members after their thrilling 9-8 win over Ithaca.

Hofstra Billiards had another strong week at Baldwin Billiards as 12 club members competed in the fifth week of matches for the new APA season.

Upcoming Home Contests:
Baseball vs. Delaware @ 11am & 1pm
Women’s Lacrosse vs. Sacred Heart & Providence @ 9:30am
Men’s Lacrosse vs. SHU & Quinnipiac @ 2:00pm
Men’s Rugby vs. Montclair @ 1:00pm
Women’s Rugby vs. Montclair @ 9:00am
Baseball vs. Delaware 12:00pm

Hofstra’s 29 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!

Ruby Staplehurst, Guest Blogger
Graduate Assistant, Recreation and Intramural Sports


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