The men’s and women’s tennis teams blazed through their opponents’ plays this past weekend. The men’s team outdueled Salisbury University 5-4 on Saturday, March 9 at the Hopewell Tennis Club in Hopewell, New Jersey. Meanwhile, the women’s team defeated its Salisbury counterpart 7-2.
On Saturday, March 2, the men’s and women’s tennis teams battled Dickinson College at home and shut out their respective opponents. The next day, the men’s team took on Franklin and Marshall College at home, shutting out its opponent as well.
Just three days following its dominating 16-0 blowout against Neumann University, the College hit its first stumbling block of the season when it suffered a 12-10 loss against Haverford College on Feb. 26.
One season past the Lions’ 13-9 loss in the semifinal round of the NCAA Division III Tournament, the team is looking to advance to the final round in 2019. For the third year in a row, the College began its journey with a blowout win at home against Neumann University on Saturday, Feb. 23.
The phrase “third time’s a charm” proved to be true for the University of Rutgers-Newark women’s basketball team. Despite falling to the Lions twice earlier in the regular season, Rutgers-Newark bested the College in the second round of the New Jersey Athletic Conference tournament by a final score of 52-45.
Coming off a second round exit to the Rochester Institute of Technology in the NCAA Division III Women’s Basketball Championships last season, the College got a shot at revenge, opening its 2018-2019 season against Rochester Institute of Technology on Nov. 16.