Sports Wrap - September 9, 2010
Courtesy: Rider Sports Information  
Release:  09/09/2010

Bronc Sports Wrap 
 9, 2010

Upcoming events in varsity athletics


Field Hockey (3-1)
W  4-1 at La Salle
W  5-0  COLGATE                                
W  8-3 at Pennsylvania                          
L 1-2  at Delaware                                 
Sun.  12  at Hofstra                                2pm
Fri.  17  at Saint Joseph's                       3pm

Field Hockey
Against Penn freshman Sandra Penas (Barcelona, Spain) scored three goals and added two assists (eight points) and junior Megan Pisani  (Plainsboro/W. Windsor Plainsboro-North) and sophomore Marlaine Schneider (Feasterville, Pa./Neshaminy) each scored twice. In the home opener against Colgate Penas scored twice in her collegiate debut and junior Virginia Egusquiza (Getxo, Spain) had two assists.

W. Soccer (1-1-2)
L  1-2 (2ot) at Vermont
T  1-1 (2ot) New Hampshire at Vermont
W 3-0  at Delaware State                       
Sun.  12  at Sacred Heart            3pm

W. Soccer
Against St. Francis senior goalkeeper Alex Post (Chalfont, Pa./Central Bucks West) made nine saves for her first shutout of the season and the seventh of her career. At Delaware State sophomore Abi Cottam (Leominster, England/Ludlow) scored all three goals, Rider's first hat trick since 2003.

M. Soccer (0-3)
L  1-4 at James Madison                       
L  0-5 High Point at JMU
Tue.  14  MOUNT ST. MARY'S   4pm
Sat.  18  ST. FRANCIS-NY                     2:30
Wed.  22  at Temple                               3:30

M. Soccer
In the season opener against Lafayette, Rider tied the score at 1-1 midway through the first half when junior Sal Lubrano (Flemington, N.J.) hit a left-footed blast from 25 yards out. Freshman Josh Wright (Telford, England) picked up the assist in his first collegiate game.

Volleyball (1-4)
L  0-3  at La Salle
W  3-0  UMES at Northern Arizona
L  0-3  at Northern Arizona                     
L  1-3  Texas A&M at Northern Arizona
L  0-3  TEMPLE            
Fri-Sat 10-11 at Fordham's Rose Hill Classic
Sat.  18  *MANHATTAN              2pm
Sun.  19  *FAIRFIELD                 2pm

Senior Katelyn Thompson (Tucson, Ariz./Catalina Foothills) returned to her home state and was named to the all-tournament team at the Northern Arizona Fiesta Bowl Tournament. Against Temple in the home opener senior Amanda Piccolini (St. Clairsville, Ohio/St. Clairsville) had 20 assists with senior Elyse Grassmuck adding 11 digs.

Golf (0-0)

Fri-Sat  10-11  at Rutgers                       9am
Sun.  19-20  at St. Bonaventure               9am
Sat-Sun 25-26 at Cornell                         TBA

The golf season begins at Rutgers September 10. The golfers will be led this fall by senior Brent Wolgast (Bay City, Mich./Pendleton) and junior Chris Wolak (Issaquah, Wash./Hopkinton).

W. Tennis (0-0)
Thur.  16  HOLY FAMILY                        3pm
Sat.  18  MANHATTAN                           12 noon
Sun.  19  DELAWARE STATE                12 noon
Wed.  22  at Saint Joseph's                    2pm
Fri-Sat  24-25  at Navy                            TBA

W. Tennis
The women's tennis season begins September 16 with a home match. The Broncs will be led by junior Tricia Ashmore (Sparta) and senior Mallory Garbaravage (Little Egg Harbor/Pinelands Regional).

M. Tennis (0-0)
Wed  15  at Lafayette                             3:30
Tue.  21  at NJIT                                    3pm
Wed.  22  at Saint Joseph's                    2pm

M. Tennis
The men's tennis season begins at Lafayette September 15 with the first home match October 3. The men will be led by sophomore Ryan Carpenter (Sahuarita, Ariz./Sahuarita) and senior Rob Olsen (Marlton/Cherokee).

Cross Country (0-0)
M 2nd,  W 5th    at Lehigh
Sat.  11  at Fordham                              10:30am

Cross Country
At Lehigh senior Christian Gonzalez (Somerset/Franklin Twp.) finished second of 91 and senior Michael Soroko (Kinnelon) was eighth. For the Rider women senior Chelsea Callan (Hazlet/Raritan) was 11th of 104 and sophomore Nicole Tassello (Suffern, NY/Suffern) was 28th.

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