Freshman tennis player Justin Cook is pretty happy with his move to the College this season. After transferring from the University of Connecticut last year, he hasn't looked back. "It got frustrating that I wasn't playing much, because I really enjoy (tennis)," Cook said.
The Lions came out on top at William Paterson University, as both the men and women outpaced the Pioneers on Saturday. The women came home with a 136-76 victory while the men handed WPU a 127-87 loss.
"We expected (the spread) but we go into each meet the same way," senior Aubrey Horvath said.
At 285 pounds, sophomore Keith Bjorus broke the 19-19 tie against Montclair State University (MSU) to bring home a win for the College on Thursday.
A technical fall cost MSU the 24-19 match in the heavyweight bout. Bjorus capped off a thrilling day on the mat, which saw MSU come from behind to tie the match before the final rounds.
I like to think that a college campus is the one place where everyone is free to express their views without fear of retaliation.
We're in our politically-correct bubble, where everyone has come to let their opinions be heard and learn from each other.
I bet you didn't know the College's women's tennis team hasn't lost a match in 22 years.
While football, field hockey and lacrosse teams check out their full-page spreads in the paper and watch the Lions Stadium fill up with fans, members of the women's tennis team quietly pickup their racquets and add another win to their amazing 99-0 record.
After a year of waiting, the College field hockey team had a shot at redemption against New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) rival Rowan University Profs.
Saturday's game ended in overtime and sent the defending national champs home with a 2-1 loss.
The men's soccer team faced the William Paterson University Pioneers in a scoreless game that ended in a tie after going into two overtime periods on Saturday.
The Lions' record now stands at 2-5-1.
Junior goalie Rich Adams kept the Pioneers from scoring with 10 saves.
The men's soccer team's eventful weekend left plenty of reasons to celebrate. A game-winning goal in double overtime and Head coach George Nazario's 100th win made this one of the most exciting competitions in recent years for the Lions.
The College sustained 2-1 win over the Manhattanville College Valiants.
The College's field hockey team capped off a winning week with a 5-1 win against Ithaca College on Sunday.
Ithaca took an early lead, scoring at 20:26. But, Lion senior defender Lauren Wooster tied up the first half with a goal in the final seconds.
The Lions' lacrosse team improved its winning streak to 12-0 this week. Saturday's game against Drew University ended in a 19-7 score in favor of the College.
Freshman attacker Lauren Dougher was the star of the game with a career-high six goals and two assists for a total of eight points.
The College's lacrosse team added to its perfect record this week, besting both Rowan University and Frostburg State University by impressive margins. Friday's game saw the Lions on their home turf, handing Frostburg a 17-2 loss.
Freshman attack wing Lauren Dougher opened the game with a goal at 2:48 into the first half.
Two undefeated teams clashed at Saturday's lacrosse game, with the Lions emerging victorious. Gettysburg College was handed its first loss of the season as the College dominated with a nail-biting 11-10 win. The Lions moved up a spot to number two in the national rankings.
The Women's rugby team took a huge step with its 32-0 victory over the University of Scranton.
Saturday's match saw the team overcome the final hurdle on its way to becoming a member of Division II.
Senior eightman Kaitlyn Daniels picked up the first points for the Lions with a try and a conversion kick.
The College's lacrosse team defeated No. 11 ranked Mary Washington College 15-4 on Saturday. The Lions are currently ranked third in the latest Division III poll.
Junior midfielder Katie Wagenblast and freshman Bridget Bigley led the Lions with a combined eight goals and two assists.