Thursday, April 23, 2015

Club Sports Roundup

Hofstra Men’s Club Lacrosse traveled to Princeton, New Jersey, on Wednesday, April 8th to compete in a round robin tournament with Princeton University and Temple University. Despite a narrow loss 7-5 loss against highly ranked Temple, the Pride ended the day on a high note with a convincing 8-3 victory over Princeton. Sam Juris, Moner Mosa, Joe Baker, Martin Beer, and Ryan Cook all tallied goals for the Pride in the win.  

Members of the Hofstra Men's Club Lacrosse team with Vice President of Student Affairs W. Houston Dougharty.

Hofstra Crew took to the waters of New Rochelle, New York, on Saturday, April 18th for the Spring METS Regatta hosted by Iona College. The women’s varsity pair earned a respectful 3rd place, women’s novice clinched 4th, and men’s novice achieved 4th and 5th places against tough competition.

Hofstra Crew team members enjoy the sunshine at the METS Regatta in New Rochelle, New York.

Hofstra Billiards entered their 9th week of APA matches at Baldwin Billiards on Sunday, April 19th, looking to continue their successful season thus far. Both Hofstra entries had good outings with highlights including a victory for Kendall Gibson in his 8-ball match and further wins collected by Jorge Contreras and Luke Zeolla.

Hofstra Women’s Club Lacrosse’s triumphant season came to a close at on Saturday, April 18th, with a knock out loss to away to Stony Brook in the Regional Tournament. The Pride were missing two key starters and fell 17-8.

Hofstra Men’s Club Rugby traveled to take on a formidable foe on Saturday, April 18th, facing Tri-State champions Vassar College, who had crushed the Pride 65-0 just two years ago. Hofstra showcased the tremendous progress that has been made by the program since that match up, sporting a 22-17 lead at the end of the first half. With a number of starters unavailable for the Pride, Vassar’s depth proved to be the difference, as they battled back for a 38-29 victory.

The big day finally arrived for Hofstra Quidditch as the team flew to Rock Hill, South Carolina, for the highly anticipated Quidditch World Cup. The Flying Dutchmen were up against top-flight programs all weekend, and managed to come away with victories over the University of Indiana and Wooster College.

Hofstra Quidditch enjoyed a warm, fun, and adventurous weekend in Rock Hill, South Carolina.

Hofstra Women’s Ultimate Frisbee traveled to Colts Neck, New Jersey, on Saturday, April 18th, for a challenging schedule of games that included #1 ranked UConn. The Pride dropped an 8-5 decision against the reigning champions, but bounced back with an 11-1 win against UConn’s B-side. The Pride also went on to beat the University of Albany, but losses against Columbia and NYU left the team just shy of qualifying for Regionals.

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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