The women’s softball team closed up their season this past week with two wins and two losses, capping a hard-fought and determined 2014 run. After learning a lot during the year and garnering speed in the last few weeks of the season, the Lions had an impressive comeback and can finish knowing they gave it all they had.
It was a hard-fought effort by the men’s and women’s swimming teams on Saturday, Nov. 23 as the Lions took on Stevens Institute of Technology. Both teams were defeated, but after the most exciting competitions of the season, the Lions were able to walk away knowing they had given it their all.
It was a scene of pure jubilation and triumph that took place on the Lions’ home field on Sunday, Nov. 17. After defeating Rochester Institute of Technology, the Lions knew they would be advancing to the third round of the NCAA Division III Women’s Soccer Championships.
After a short break without any meets for the swimming and diving teams, this past week was crucial as both the men’s and women’s teams got back into the swing of things in competitions against New York University.
Throughout the entire season, the women’s soccer team has played each and every game with full heart and pure force. All of this paid off this past week as the Lions won the New Jersey Athletic Conference title for the seventh time in nine years, defeating Rowan University in the semifinals and Montclair State University in the championship game.
In the past two weeks, the women’s soccer team has shown why it deserves a spot in the NJAC playoffs. Finishing up the regular season with a 15-2-1 record and defeating Ramapo College 4-0 in its playoff opener, these players have all proved their worth on the field, no matter what kind of situation the Lions find themselves in.