Thursday, March 28, 2019

Club Sports Roundup

Club Equestrian competed in a show hosted by Adelphi University and the Pratt Institute on Sunday, March 10th at the Thomas School of Horsemanship in Melville, New York. Several members placed in their events, including Tekla Simon (4th, Walk/Trot), Victoria Vossler (5th, Advanced Walk/Trot/Canter), Hannah Matuszak (6th, Novice Flat, 3rd Novice Fences), and Kate Milford (5th, Novice Flat).

The club also participated in a show hosted by NYU and Princeton University on Sunday, March 24th at Olde Towne Equestrian Center in Selden, New York. Placing for Hofstra were Kate Milford (4th, Intermediate Fences, 3rd, Novice Flat), Erin Rosner (4th, Intermediate Fences, 4th Intermediate Flat), Katie Rozek (3rd, Novice Flat), Alyssa Burke (3rd, Advanced Walk/Trot/Canter), Taylor Morgan (2nd, Beginner Walk/Trot/Canter), Lauren Jenkins (4th, Beginner Walk/Trot/Canter), Purva Chavda (6th, Walk/Trot), and Tekla Simon (5th, Walk/Trot).

Kate Milford and Hannah Matuszak qualifed for IHSA Regionals based on their performance this season.
 Club Baseball hosted a doubleheader against Siena College at University Field on Saturday, March 23rd. Despite dropping both games, there were bright spots for Hofstra. Anthony Speelman shined for the Pride, going 4-7 with a triple and 3 RBIs while playing great defense at shortstop. Tyler Symington caught both games behind the plate while going 3-6 with a run scored. The team next hosts RPI for a doubleheader at University Field on Saturday, March 30th at 12pm.  

Club Men’s Ultimate traveled to Prospect Park in Brooklyn for an 8-game tournament on Saturday, March 9th and Sunday, March 10th. The club posted a 2-6 record, defeating Cornell University and Tufts University. The Dutchmen significantly improved their level of play from last season, battling each game to the final minute.

Club Women’s Ultimate hosted a 4-team tournament on Saturday, March 9th on the Hofstra Intramural Fields. Despite going 0-3 in pool play, the team was happy with their early season performance.

Club Billiards visited the Raxx Pool Room on Sunday, March 10th for a tournament, in which the club won by a score of 9-5. Andrew Sciglimpaglia, Danny Pires, Tim Murphy, and Zach Cedar won their matches.

The club was next in action on Sunday, March 17th at Raxx Pool Room. The club won by a score of 11-1 with all 5 members winning their matches.

The team continued its hot streak on Sunday, March 24th at Baldwin Billiards, posting a 9-4 victory. Steven Jacobovitz, Danny Pires, Victoria Wetmore, and Zaviel Young all won their matches.

Club Powerlifting hosted the RPS Dominion at the Hofstra Fitness Center on Saturday, March 16th. Joshua Pimentel competed in his first powerlifting competition, totaling 1140 lbs. in the 3 events (Squat-400 lbs., Bench-265 lbs., Deadlift-475 lbs.). 

Hofstra Club Powerlifting celebrates after successfully hosting the RPS Dominion meet on Saturday, March 16th.
Josh Pimentel competed in his first meet as a member of Hofstra Club Powerlifting on Saturday, March 16th.
Club Men’s Rugby opened their season on Saturday, March 9th, hosting Molloy College on the Hofstra Intramural Rugby Field. Although the game was developmental, the team dominated Molloy for all 3 games of Sevens. 

Hofstra Men's Club Rugby sporting their new uniforms after their developmental scrimmage against Molloy College on Saturday, March 9th.
Club Women’s Rugby made the journey to Siena College on Sunday, March 10th for a day of Sevens Rugby. The team played 6 games on the day, posting a 2-3-1 record. 

Hofstra Women's Club Rugby played four Sevens matches against Siena College on Sunday, March 10th.
The team next traveled to Montclair State University in New Jersey on Sunday, March 24th. Hofstra played 4 Sevens matches, posting a 1-3 record. Karleigh Groves, Alexa Jimenez, Samantha Dickie, and Emma Husk all scored tries for the Pride in their victory.  

Club Women’s Lacrosse traveled to Stony Brook University on Sunday, March 10th, losing to Marist College (8-6) and Stony Brook (10-4). Zoe Szczotka scored three goals for the Pride in their loss to the Red Foxes, while Maddie McDonagh notched two goals in the defeat to the Seawolves.

Club Climbing traveled to Brooklyn Boulders Gowanus on Saturday, March 9th with 30 members in tow. Two members got belay certified and with all members working on climbing harder courses.

On Saturday, March 16th, the club visited The Cliffs at Long Island City for a competition. Danny Pires, Evan Blake, Jeremy Robinson, and Ryan Kozhimala competed in bouldering with a variety of challenging routes.

Club Ice Hockey hosted their Alumni Game at the Northwell Health Ice Center at Eisenhower Park on Saturday, March 23rd. Over 40 alumni returned to participate in the game, which served as a very successful fundraiser for the program. 

Hofstra Club Ice Hockey alumni posed for a picture following their Alumni Game on Saturday, March 23rd.

Kate Milford-Club Equestrian-Senior-Biology-Hagerstown, Maryland

Milford has served as the President of the Hofstra Club Equestrian team for 3 years, while also excelling in competition. She will represent Hofstra at the IHSA Regional competition next month. 

UPCOMING EVENTS (click on the links for more information)

Saturday, March 30, 2019

Sunday, March 31, 2019

Shaun Fean

Associate Director, Campus Recreation

Kyle Novak

Graduate Assistant, Campus Recreation

Hofstra’s 26 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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