Friday, October 13, 2017

Club Sports Roundup

Women's Club Lacrosse hosted the 2nd Annual Marc A. Sieben Memorial Tournament at Shuart Stadium on Sunday, October 8th. Hofstra took on Stony Brook to kick-off the day's festivities and came away with the win over their Long Island rival by a score of 15-9. Zoe Szczotka, Alexis Lott, Kelsey Picciano, Linnea Barbour, Maddie McDonagh, Alyssa Murphy, Mikayla Ruthig and Lauren Mastrianni all tallied goals for the Pride. Following the intercollegiate action, the Hofstra Alumni team took the field against the current squad. The Alumni were ready to go and beat the current team in a close game, by the score of 10-8. At the conclusion of the game, the team hosted a lunch for the players, alumni, family and friends to celebrate the life and influence of their late coach, Marc Sieben.

Women's Club Lacrosse hosted their 2nd Annual Marc A. Sieben Memorial Tournament on ​Sunday, October 8th at Stuart Stadium. PC: Hofstra University Relations
Club Crew traveled to Center Island, New York on Saturday, October 7th to race in a mixed 8+ at the Head of Oyster Bay Regatta. The team rowed away with the gold medal in their event with a 23:03 5K time. The race lineup was Kristin Kalish, Faith Renner, Laura Wood, Lauren McCarthy, Zach Cedar, Hannah Nathanson, Sophia Asofsky, Olivia Marine and Wendy Markert.

Hofstra Crew took home a gold medal at the Head of Oyster Bay Regatta on Saturday, October 7th. PC: Wendy Markert
Women's Club Rugby traveled to Stony Brook, New York to take on the Seawolves on Saturday, October 7th. Behind 4 tries by Lili Madrid, 2 tries by Nat Davis and 1 try a piece by Samantha Dickie and Ashley Higby, Hofstra beat Stony Brook, 46-20. Sophie Kabel converted on 3 kicks as well. It was a great defensive effort by the Pride, as they were able to hold Stony Brook scoreless in the second half.

Women's Club Rugby secured their first win of the season against Stony Brook, 46-20 on Saturday, October 7th. PC: @huwrfc on Instagram
Club Baseball hosted Towson for a three-game series in Wantagh Park in Wantagh, New York on Saturday, October 7th and Sunday, October 8th. Stephen Locorriere got the victory in the first game, allowing only 2 earned runs and striking out 8, as Hofstra won 6-3. The offense was led by Steve Pekarik, Sean Cunningham, and Anthony Speelman. In the second game, Towson bounced back as their offense came alive against the pitching of Sean Cunningham and Steve Pekarik, as the Tigers claimed a 10-3 victory. The rubber match on Sunday was postponed due to weather.

Men's Club Rugby traveled to Schenectady, New York on Saturday, October 7th to take on Union College. The Pride came out dominating and overwhelming Union offensively, in rucks and in support. Tayab Kirmani led the team with 3 tries and was a force jackaling the ball as well as being astute in his defense. Josh Beck, Noel Shewaiatten, Devon Blair, Ray Brown and Aidan Woods all added tries for the Pride. Joe Ovile was exceptional helping to convert Hofstra kicks, going 4 for 6. The Pride came away with the victory, 67-0.

Men's Club Rugby defeated Union College, 67-0 in Schenectady, NY on Saturday, October 7th. PC: @shari.novak2 on Instagram
Club Roller Hockey traveled to Feasterville, Pennsylvania for the 20th Annual ECRHA Columbus Day Event from Friday, October 6th to Sunday, October 8th. The D4 went 3-1 in their 4 games, winning 2 games in shootouts over Stony Brook and Niagara. The weekend was capped off with a 3-1 victory over Farmingdale State. Ryan McCallen led the team in goals (5) and points (7).

The D2 team went 3-0 in their 3 games beating Delaware (11-4), Drexel (5-0), and RIT (8-4). Colin Ewald led the team in goals (8) and points (10). 8 players averaged at a least a point per game and 4 players averaged 2+ points per game over the course of the weekend.

Club Rock Climbing traveled to the Gravity Vault in Melville, New York on Friday, October 6th. The club had a fun night filled with challenging routes and some great climbers.

Men's Club Lacrosse hosted Fordham on Wednesday, October 11 at Shuart Stadium and fell to the Rams by a score of 9-4.


Liliana Hinojos Madrid-Women's Club Rugby-Senior-Biochemistry-Dacono, CO

After going down with an early season injury, the senior captain made it her mission to get back on the field. In the Pride’s last game against Stony Brook, Liliana led her team to victory by scoring four tries, tallying nearly half of Hofstra’s points in their 46-20 victory. Congratulations to Liliana!

Friday, October 13th

  • Men's Soccer vs Stevens, Hofstra Soccer Stadium, Hofstra University, NY, 5:00pm

  • Ice Hockey vs Fordham, Northwell Health Ice Center, Eisenhower Park, East Meadow, NY, 9:45pm

Saturday, October 14th

  • Quidditch Oktoberfest Tournament, Intramural Fields, Hofstra University, NY, 8:00am

  • Rock Climbing, The Cliffs at LIC, Long Island City, NY, 9:45am

  • Volleyball Tournament, University of Delaware, Newark, DE, 10:00am

  • Ice Hockey at Suffolk, Dix Hills Ice Rink, Dix Hills, NY, 8:40pm

Sunday, October 15th

  • Men's Rugby vs Siena, Intramural Rugby Field, Hofstra University, NY, 1:00pm 
  • Men's Soccer at Montclair State, MSU Soccer Park at Pittser Field, Montclair, NJ, 1:00pm
  • Billiards Weekly Match, Mickey Malones, Floral Park, NY, 7:00pm

Shaun Fean

Associate Director, Campus Recreation

Zachary Englis

Graduate Assistant, Campus Recreation
Hofstra’s 28 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!


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