Side Lines: 9/14/16


The Monmouth field hockey team is off to a strong start in 2016, going 5-1 in their first six games. They won their first five games, including a 3-2 victory over Kent State, before dropping a 4-0 contest against No. 19 Iowa in the first meeting between the two programs. Alyssa Ercolino and Julie Laszlo were named offensive and defensive players of the week, respectively, by the MAAC.


The Monmouth University women’s golf team opened up its 2016 fall campaign with a 10th place finish out of 16 teams at the 36-hole Navy Fall Invitational. The Hawks opened the event shooting 321 in Saturday’s first round before carding 327 in the second round to finish the event with 648. Junior Faith Garcia led MU, carding a 160 after rounds of 81 and 79.


Monmouth University’s women’s cross country team finished second overall at the Ed Joyce Fordham Invitational. The Hawks registered 57 points, topping host Fordham, Manhattan, St. John’s, NJIT, St. Francis (NY), and Farleigh Dickinson. Only nationally ranked Yale finished ahead of Monmouth.


Wednesday, September 14

MSOC vs. Columbia

W. Long Branch, NJ  7:00 pm


Friday, September 16

FH vs. Saint Joseph’s

W. Long Branch, NJ 3:00 pm


Saturday, September 17

Cross Country at 10:00 pm

22nd annual MU Invitational

Holmdel Park, Holmdel, NJ


Football at Kent State

Kent, Ohio 3:30 pm


MSOC at Howard

Washington, DC 2:00 pm


WSOC at Marist*

Poughkeepsie, NY 4:00 pm


Sunday, September 18

W GOLF at 8:00 am

Tignanelli Towson Invitational

Phoenix, MD


FH at Temple

Philadelphia, PA 1:00 pm


Monday, September 19

W GOLF at 8:00 am

Tignanelli Towson Invitational

Phoenix, MD


Tuesday, September 20

WSOC vs. Loyola

W. Long Branch, NJ 7:00 pm


*conference games