Friday, November 9, 2018

Club Sports Roundup


Club Equestrian hosted their home show at Country Farms in Medford, New York on Sunday, November 4th. Tekla Simon finished in 1st place in the walk trot, while Purva Chavda finished in 3rd place. Overall, it was a very successful day, with 13 members contributing to running a smooth show!

Club Equestrian's Hannah Matuszak had a great ride in her first over fences class at the team's home show on Sunday, November 4th.
Club Women’s Lacrosse hosted a round robin at Shuart Stadium on Saturday, November 3rd.  In their first game, Hofstra dropped a 9-6 decision to Fordham University, with Zoe Szczotka scoring 4 goals in the loss. Hofstra would bounce back in their next game against Sacred Heart University, claiming an 8-4 victory behind 2 goals from Haylee Molloy and 8 saves from Emily Turrini. 

Club Women’s Lacrosse after defeating Sacred Heart 8-4 on Saturday, November 3rd at Shuart Stadium.
Club Men’s Ultimate traveled to Elmer, New Jersey on Saturday, November 3rd to play in the Fall Brawl Tournament. Hofstra finished 7th out of 16 teams, with a 13-4 win over American University highlighting the weekend.

Club Women’s Ultimate also traveled to Elmer, New Jersey on Saturday, November 3rd to participate in the Fall Brawl. Haley McPartland and Pauline Seibert led the team in scoring on the weekend, as the team dropped several close finishes on their way to an 0-6 record.

Club Ice Hockey hosted SUNY Maritime at the Northwell Health Ice Center in East Meadow, New York on Friday, November 2nd. The Pride would down the Privateers by a score of 5-1 behind goals from Matt McGuirk, Andrew Gagnon, Brandon Caccavale, Antonio Binotto, and Collin Ewald.

The team was right back in action on Saturday, November 3rd as they traveled to Danbury, Connecticut to face off against Western Connecticut University. In a game that would turn into a seesaw contest, Hofstra would ultimately prevail by a score of 5-3 behind 2 goals from Michael Sweeney, and a goal apiece from David Frattaroli, James Carroll, and Joe Grice. Goaltender Shane Griggs earned his first win in net for the Pride.

Goaltender Shane Griggs recorded his first win in goal for Hofstra in their 5-3 victory over Western Connecticut University on Saturday, November 3rd.
Club Roller Hockey hosted their home weekend at Skate Safe in Old Bethpage, New York on Saturday, November 3rd. The team would split their games on the day, triumphing over the University of Vermont 12-3, while falling by a score of 6-2 against division-leading Endicott College. Andrew Gagnon led the team in scoring in the two games, scoring 5 goals and adding 2 assists. 


Club Climbing visited The Cliffs in Long Island City on Saturday, November 3rd for a climb. 18 members attended the event, which was extremely beneficial for new climbers, who got an introduction to lead climbing. 

Club Climbing held their weekly outing at The Cliffs LIC on Saturday, November 3rd.

Club Volleyball participated in a tournament at American Turners University on Sunday, November 4th, with the women’s team placing 4th overall.

Club Bowling held their weekly outing to AMF Garden City Lanes on Tuesday, November 6th. Steven Chung bowled the best game of the night, with a score of 218. However, Russell Burghard bowled the best combined score over two games with a score of 380. Benjamin Johnson held onto his first place standing in the club. 


CLUB SPORTS STUDENT-ATHLETE OF THE WEEK


Haylee Molloy-Club Women's Lacrosse-Graduate Student-Phsyical Education-Holtsville, NY


Molloy helped pace the Hofstra attack in their round robin against Fordham and Sacred Heart, scoring 3 goals over the 2 games.

UPCOMING EVENTS (click on the links for more information)



Sunday, November 11, 2018


Saturday, November 17, 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 hofstra.edu/recreation and click on the ‘Club Sports’ tab, or feel free to visit us at the Hofstra Fitness Center with any questions you may have!