SIDELINES: 10/02/2013

The University’s men’s tennis team competed in the Men’s Invitational at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on Friday, Sept. 20-Sunday, Sept. 22. MU sent five players to the semi-finals.

Junior Victor Pugliese, sophomore Brant Switzler, and junior Freddy Marcinkowski advanced for the men’s singles. Freshmen Bee Kumthonkittikul and Christian Vieria represent MU for doubles in the semi-finals.

Pugliese fell to Bucknell’s Nick Bybel in the semi-finals, 6-4, 6-4.

Switzler and Marcinkowski were both defeated by Boston College after making it to the quarterfinals.

Kumthonkittikul and Viera bested Saint Francis and Saint Peter’s, but eventually fell to Fairfield University.

The men will next compete Sunday, Oct. 6 at the Columbia Invitational in New York, NY. 

 The men’s cross country team remains nationally ranked at 14th for the second consecutive week by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) regional polls.

Although they did not compete the weekend of this past weekend of Sept. 27, the men will be back in action Saturday, Oct. 5 as they compete in the Paul Short Run at Lehigh University. The race will begin at 12:15 pm. 

Former MU basketball guard, Alysha Womack signed to play professional ball with Eintracht Braunschweig of Germany’s Damen Basketball Bundesliga second division. She made her professional debut on Saturday, Sept. 21. 



Wednesday, Oct. 2

WSOC vs Manhattan*

The Great Lawn 7:00 pm

Saturday, Oct. 5

MCC and WCC at Paul

Short Run at Lehigh Univ.

Bethleham, PA 12:15 pm

MSOC vs Fairfield

Fairfield, CT 7:00 pm

WSOC vs Fairfield

The Great Lawn 7:00 pm

Sunday, Oct. 6

Men’s Golf

First Round of

Binghamton Invitational

Apalachin, NY 8:00 am

Men’s Tennis

Columbia Invitational

New York, NY 9:00 am

Field Hockey vs Syracuse

Syracuse, NY 2:00 pm

Monday, Oct. 7

Women’s Golf

First Round of the St.

John’s Invitational

Long Island, NY TBA