Post Competition Results- Week of Sep.26

Posted: October 4, 2016 at 6:07 pm

Mason Club Sports

Post Competition Report: Week of Sep. 26


Tennis- Tennis club had an eventful weekend at the Virginia Tech Invitational. The team competed against Virginia Tech’s B Team (5-30 L), University of Tennessee (13-30 L), Virginia Tech’s E Team (16-30 L), Virginia Tech’s C Team (22-28 L), and JMU (16-27 L). Abiral Pandey won singles matches against Virginia Tech’s C Team (6-4 W). Abiral and Amanda Smithson won mixed doubles against JMU.

M. Soccer- Men’s Club Soccer was back at it this weekend, with games against Georgetown and Maryland. The team had a hard fought battle between Georgetown and ended the game with a draw of 2-2. Unfortunately, the team lost some steam rolling into Sunday and lost to Maryland (0-6 L).

Ice Hockey- Ice Hockey started off their first set of home games for the season with back to back wins against Maryland (4-3 W) and Alvernia (2-1 W)! The team is going into this upcoming week against Liberty and ECU with a record of 3-1.

M. Volleyball- Men’s Volleyball competed in their first tournament of the year at the Battle on Byrdhill tournament, hosted by VCU. Despite being defeated in their first two matches, the team kept the games close losing to DC Lit (20-25, 22-25, 24-26) and Towson (19-25, 22-25, 24-26). The team then rallied in the finals of the silver bracket to beat Longwood University (18-25, 25-16, 15-9).

Running- Running club competed at the Princeton Invitational in NJ against multiple cross country teams. While they all raced well, Keaton Cintorino and Thomas Washington both set personal records for an 8km race. We hope to see them continue to stride for new personal bests!

Football- Club Football hosted Williamson Tech this weekend, despite a hard fought effort they lost the game 32-6. The offense was held in check for most of the game due to multiple penalties. However, in the third quarter Shareef Abulhawa connected with Xavier Savannah on a deep touchdown pass. This was Mason’s first score of the game and of the year. Despite the late effort GMU was unable to complete the comeback.

W. Rugby- Women’s rugby hosted Georgetown University this past Saturday. They won by a score of 19-0. It was an all-around dominating performance as they held off Georgetown the whole game.

W. Soccer- Women’s soccer was busy this weekend as they competed in three games. On Saturday they played Georgetown University and lost 2-1. Maggie Blondin was the goal scorer for Mason in this game. On Sunday GMU competed in back to back games against Towson University and University of Maryland. Unfortunately they lost both of these games by a score of 2-0. The team hopes to redeem themselves this weekend at Loyola (10/8.)

Field Hockey- Field Hockey Club had a noteworthy weekend filled with not only tough competition but undesirable field conditions. Despite the conditions, Mason put up a tough fight taking Loyola into overtime, and ended the game with a draw (2-2 T). Field Hockey hopes to reign in two wins this weekend at home as they host Salisbury and American at the Breast Cancer Awareness Tournament (10/8).