Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Justin Jez

Lions Losing Grip on Playoffs

The men's basketball team suffered losses this week at the hands of Kean University and Ramapo College. Both contests were New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) games, dropping the Lions' record to 11-11 overall and 4-6 in the conference. With only three regular season games remaining, all of which are against conference teams, the Lions will have to win at least two if they want to participate in the NJAC playoffs.

Late Surge Tops Pioneers

The men's basketball team split its two New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) matchups this week by defeating William Paterson University at home and coming up short on the road against Rutgers University-Newark. The Lions' record stands at 11-9 overall and 4-4 in conference games.

Knights and Raiders slay falling Lions

The College's women's basketball team went 0-2 on the road this week, falling to Mount St. Mary College and Rutgers University-Newark. The Lions' record dropped to 8-11 overall and 3-5 in the New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC). The Lions lost an away game to Mount St.

Lions Break Even

The men's basketball team had an up-and-down winter break, tallying four wins while dropping four. Its overall record stands at 10-8, with a 3-3 mark in the New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC). "With us losing seven players last year and six players the year before via graduation, we are in a bit of a rebuilding mode," head coach John Castaldo said.

Lions win thriller in NJAC opener

The College's men's basketball team kicked off New Jersey Athletic Conference play with a 72-70 win over the New Jersey City University (NJCU) Gothic Knights. After a loss to the University of Scranton Royals Monday, the Lions are 4-3 overall and 1-0 in the conference.

Lions’ magic runs out in Disney

For the second straight year, the College's women's soccer team finished second in the NCAA Division III national tournament, falling this time to Wheaton College (Ill.) 2-0 on Saturday in Florida. The Lions finished out their season at 18-2-3, with both losses coming at the hands of the Thunder.

Lions maul the Mustangs in NCAAs

The women's soccer team easily advanced to the third round of the NCAA Division III Soccer Championship by dominating Villa Julie College in a 10-1 game Sunday at the College's Soccer Complex. The Lions are 16-2-1 on the season. "We knew we had to come out strong and dominate early," sophomore defender Courtney Krol said.

NJAC bows down to Lions

The College's eighth-ranked women's soccer team captured the New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) Championship with a 1-0 win over Montclair State University. The Lions advanced to the finals by way of a 2-1 victory over Kean University earlier in the week.

Momentum takes Lions into postseason

With four more wins, the women's soccer team finished out the regular season ranked eighth in the nation with an overall record of 13-1-2. The Lions also went undefeated in conference play for the third straight year, sporting an 8-0-1 record. "We went into every game expecting to come out on top," sophomore forward Allie Schilling said.

The streak has ended

In a game that featured nationally ranked teams, the Lions received its first loss of the season in a 3-2 overtime match against Wheaton College. The last time the Lions dropped a regular season contest at home was Oct. 14, 1998. The loss gives the fourth-ranked Lions an 8-1-2 overall record, while Wheaton moves to 12-2 on the season.

Lions take victory in cat-fight

The women's soccer team came away with two more victories this week, dominating Kean University 5-0 on Saturday and defeating Johns Hopkins University 2-0 last Monday. Remaining unbeaten this season, the Lions move to 8-0-2 overall and 4-0-1 in the New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC).

Lions remain undefeated after blowing out Raiders

The women's soccer team remains undefeated this season after last Wednesday's 3-0 win against Rutgers University-Camden and Saturday's 8-1 pounding of Rutgers University-Newark. With a 3-0-1 record in the New Jersey Athletic Conference, the Lions are currently ranked second.

Russo snags 300th win in home opener victory

While leading the women's soccer team to a 1-0-1 record this week, head coach Joe Russo notched his 300th career win. The team's game on Saturday against Montclair State University was a victorious one with a 5-0 score, while Wednesday's game against Richard Stockton College of New Jersey ended in a 0-0 tie.

College plans back-to-school weekend for teachers

The College is set to begin a "Teachers as Scholars" program, allowing College professors and local district teachers to discuss scholarly topics in four specific two-day seminars. Funded by a $15,000 grant from the Woodrow Wilson Fellowship Foundation, the College will host four seminars designed to stimulate conversation about topics such as the Civil War, slavery, perspectives on "Moby-Dick" after 9/11, and ancient writings.

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