Friday, October 19, 2018

Club Sports Roundup

Club Ice Hockey traveled to Sport-O-Rama in Monsey, New York to play St. Thomas Aquinas College on Friday, October 12th. The Pride would claim a 3-2 victory behind goals from Andrew Gagnon, Joe Grice, and Brandon Fauci.  
The Pride were right back at it on Saturday, October 13th as they traveled to Dix Hills, New York for a match-up against Suffolk County Community College. Hofstra would again emerge victorious by a score of 3-2, with the scoring being provided on this day by David Frattaroli, Michael Sweeney, and Eli Vaillancourt.
Hofstra pushed their MCHC conference record to 3-0 with a 3-2 win over Suffolk County Community College on Saturday, October 13th.

Club Rock Climbing took their weekly trip to the Gravity Vault in Melville on Friday, October 12th, with 25 climbers in attendance. On Saturday, October 13th the club attended Rocktoberfest at Brooklyn Boulders Queensbridge to compete in their first ever competition. Ryan Kozhimala ranked 4th for Male beginners, Natalie Lorenzo placed 13th for Female Intermediate and Juan Fuentes placed 45th for Male Advanced.

Club Equestrian visited the Bergen Equestrian Center on Sunday, October 14th for a show hosted by Columbia University. Katie Rozek finished 1st in novice fences, Kate Milford finished 4th in novice flat, Purva Chavda placed 4th in walk trot and Tekla Simon placed 6th in walk trot.

Club Roller Hockey traveled to Warwick, Rhode Island on Saturday, October 13th to participate in an Eastern Collegiate Roller Hockey Association Tournament. In the first game, Hofstra defeated Syracuse University 4-3, with goals coming from Andrew Gagnon, Shaun Randazzo, Nicholas Powers and Richard Boudreau. Game two would see Hofstra fall to Cornell University 6-1, with the lone Pride goal coming from William Spisak. In the final game of the tournament on Sunday, October 14th, Hofstra defeated Boston University by a score of 6-2. Andrew Gagnon scored 4 goals in the win. 

Chris Dellavechia posted 27 saves in Hofstra Roller Hockey's 4-3 win over Syracuse University on Saturday, October 13th.

Club Softball traveled to Wilmington, Delaware to participate in the First State Showdown on Saturday, October 13th and Sunday, October 14th. In their first game, Hofstra defeated the University of Pittsburgh 7-4, behind the strong pitching of Robbi Reed and home runs from Sara Bornstein and Aly Morganelli. The team would lose their second game to the University of Delaware 11-7, and drop the final game of the tournament to James Madison University 9-7, despite another long home run from Aly Morganelli.