If you were away for fall break, here’s what you may have missed:
Men’s Tennis players Andrew Bookman, Keller Martin, Jarod Snader, Alex Mantsevich, Cody Fitzwater, and AJ Swanson all competed in the MAC Individual Championships. Martin finished in the number four in the tournament.
In doubles play, Bookman and Martin finished in the semifinals dropping the match 8-5.
Men’s Cross Country finished in 7th place out of 29 teams in the Connecticut College Invitational. Benjamin Schott came in 45th place with a time of 25:51:90. Galen Fitzkee finished in 47th place a few seconds later at 26:00:40.
Women’s Cross Country came in 14th place out of 25 teams in the Connecticut College Invitational. Leanne Weaver was the first Falcon to cross the line in 38th places with an overall time of 22:54:20.
Women’s Volleyball played in the Randolph-Macon Quad Meet over the weekend. Playing number six ranked Juniata first, the Falcons dropped all three sets (25-23, 25-22, 25-16). The Falcons earned 32 kills during the match and Amanda Dahlman led the way with 26 digs.
The team also played against Washington and Lee. The Falcons lost 3-0, recording 32 kills and 28 assists.
The Falcons were defeated by Randolph- Macon 3-0 (25-19, 25-23, 25-16). The team worked for 32 assists and 33 kills.
Field Hockey made the trek to Fredericksburg, Virginia to take on Christopher Newport University. Two first-half goals from Hannah Palm and Megan Wetzel would be enough to defeat the Captains 2-0. Goalie Shelby Landes had seven saves in the win.
Two days later, the team beat Alvernia 2-1 in double overtime. The Falcons trailed 1-0 for most of the second half, until Josie Weaver scored 47 seconds into the second half. Kristen Levesque scored in the second overtime period to secure the win.
Men’s Soccer continued their winning ways early in the week. Taking on Lebanon Valley College in a MAC Commonwealth matchup, the Falcons won 5-1. Trevor Goodling and Darryl Daniels both scored their first career goals in the win.
The Falcons then played against Alvernia over the weekend winning 3-0. Nick West scored his 21st goal of the season while Justin Brautigam and Samuel Ruiz Plaza added goals. The team is now 12-0-2.
Women’s Soccer also played against Lebanon Valley College during the week, winning 4-0. Megan Mansfield (2), Maddie Kohl, and Brooke Firestone scored the goals.
The team would also earn their second shutout of the week defeating Alvernia 2-0. The solid backline for the Falcons held Alvernia to zero shots. Lily Shover scored her first goal of the season off a penalty kick while Megan Mansfield added an insurance goal in the second half.
Coming Up This Week
Tuesday Oct 16th
Women’s Soccer vs Lycoming College 7:00 p.m.
Women’s Volleyball @ Albright College 7:00p.m.
Wednesday Oct 17th
Men’s Soccer vs Lycoming College 7:00 p.m.
Field Hockey vs Lebanon Valley College 7:00 p.m.
Friday Oct 19th
Women’s Cross Country- Lebanon Valley Last Chance TBD
Men’s Cross Country- Lebanon Valley Last Chance TBD
Saturday Oct 20th (Homecoming)
Women’s Tennis- MAC Individual Championships in Wilkes-Barre, PA TBD
Women’s Swimming- Alumni Meet 1:00 p.m.
Men’s Swimming- Alumni Meet 1:00 p.m.
Field Hockey vs Arcadia University 1:00 p.m.
Women’s Soccer vs Widener University 3:30 p.m.
Men’s Soccer vs Widener University 6:00 p.m.
Sunday Oct 14th
Women’s Tennis- MAC Individual Championships in Wilkes-Barre, PA
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