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Athletics Recap: 10/9 – 10/15

Playoffs are just around the corner for the Saints. See how they’re gearing up here.

Men’s and Women’s Cross Country:

The Saints hosted the 12th annual Saints Invitational on Friday afternoon. The men’s squad finished in 7th while the women finished in 5th. A notable performance came from Stephanie Forester ’21 who finished 6th out of 210 runners on the day. The Saints have a week off before the GNAC championship race in Bristol, RI.

Women’s Soccer (8-6-1):

The Saints capped off this week with 2 wins. They first played Rivier on Wednesday where they won 4-0. The goals in this one came from Paige White ’21, Kylie Rice ’20, Abba McKennelly ’20, and Mikayla Guthrie ’19. Alexis Gawron ’20 tallied her first collegiate shutout in this game. The Saints went on to play Regis on Saturday where they left with the 2-1 victory. McKennelly scored another one alongside Kayla Generis ’19 to push the Saints past the Pride. They’ll be back this Wednesday to host Suffolk for some GNAC action.

Men’s Soccer (2-6-6):

It was a one loss, one win week for the Saints this time around. They first hosted the St. Joseph’s Monks where they were defeated 6-0. Things got brighter when they faced Mount Ida on Saturday and came out with the 4-1 win. The Mustangs scored first but the Saints bounced back with goals coming from Cameron Messier ’18, Justin Wentworth ’21, Steven Sexton ’19, and William Burdick ’20. The Saints will be back on Monday where they will face UMass Boston for their last home game of the regular season.

Women’s Volleyball (6-16):

The Saints had 3 matches this week, coming out with 3 losses. They first faced Rivier on Thursday. Mary Shelow ’19 yet again led her team in kills with 9. They went on to face Johnson & Wales and Rhode Island College on Saturday. Casey Sheehan ’19 and Katharine Journeay finished with 8 digs each. The Saints will be back on Wednesday to play Simmons for some GNAC action.

Men’s Golf:

The Saints faced Dean, Becker, Mitchell, Albertus Magnus and Eastern Nazare College on Wednesday at the Mitchell Invitational. As a whole, the team finished in fifth place and the top EC golfer was Anthony Springthorpe ’19. They went on to play in the GNAC Fall Championship Tournament where the two top finishers for the Saints were Colin Cordero ’18 and Springthorpe, tying for 33rd place in day 1 of the tournament. Day 2 was played on October 15 and further information will be posted as it becomes available on goecsaints.com. 

Merisa Boyd ’18 is the Editor-in-Chief of The Hub. She can be contacted at boydm@emmanuel.edu or on Twitter @merisafaith.

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