The women’s basketball team fell to Providence this past Saturday afternoon at Alumni Hall to a tune of 71-59. Junior guard Tyese Purvis and sophomore forward Dana Carbone netted a collective 24 points for MU. Senior guard Jasmine Walker earned 10 points and 10 rebounds on the night while seniors Jamiyah Bethune and Sarah Olson each tabbed eight. The loss puts the Blue and White at 1-3 so far this season.
The women’s basketball team opened its 2015-16 season this past Friday, falling to the Lehigh University Mountain Hawks 95-88 in overtime in Stabler Arena. Senior guard Jamiyah Bethune’s career-high 22 points and senior guard Sarah Olsen’s five three-point field goals were not enough to continue the programs 6-2 overall record over Lehigh.
The field hockey team capped off their season this past Friday afternoon in a hard-fought Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) semi-final, falling to Fairfield University 2-1.
Seven Monmouth student athletes attended the first ever Women’s Sports Foundation Athlete Leadership Connection on October 19, an event specifically designed to inspire and propel female athletes who wish to become powerful leaders in the business world as well as in their sport. Seniors Sarah Olson and Jasmine Walker of Women’s Basketball, seniors Michelle Gonzales and Marial Pierce of Women’s Lacrosse, seniors Danielle Axelrod and Kristen Brett of Women’s Soccer, and senior Nicole Sandelier of Softball were in attendance along with 30 elite world-renowned female athletes, all interested in expanding her potential beyond her sport.
The Monmouth University field hockey team kicked off Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference play this past Saturday in Fairfield, Connecticut defeating the Fairfield Stags 2-1 on University Field. The win was MU’s first conference opener victory since 2013, improving their record to 1-0 in MAAC play and 4-9 overall.
The women’s soccer team managed a 3-1 victory this past Saturday at Hesse Field on the Great Lawn against the Marist Red Foxes in their Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference season opener. This is Monmouth’s third victory over Marist in MAAC history.
The women’s soccer team clinched the regular season MAAC title this past week after improving to 8-1 in conference play with two victories.
The women’s soccer team made a statement on Hesse Field this past Wednesday, Oct. 1 as they conquered the Saint Peter’s University Peacocks in a dominant 8-0 victory. This puts MU’s record at 2-1 in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) and 7-4 overall. Coming off of a tough conference loss at Canisius on Saturday, the Hawks needed to prove their presence in the MAAC. Fortunately for MU, they did just that, posting their sixth shutout this season amongst five different goal scorers.
Lose to Northeastern, Bounce Back to Defeat Davidson
The women’s field hockey team had a trying weekend beginning this past Friday. The Hawks faced Northeastern University on Friday, Sept. 19 where they fell short 2-0, but made a statement on Sunday, Sept. 21 when they defeated the Davidson University Wildcats 3-1.