The men’s basketball team (3-4) gained momentum at home over the weekend, winning the championship of the Barclays Center Classic with a dramatic 81-79 victory over Mississippi Valley State University Delta Devils and a convincing 76-61 win over North Carolina A&T Aggies. Juniors Dion Jones and Andrew Nicholas were co-MVP’s of the tournament.
The sun began to set on a beautiful New Jersey November day as the sweat trickled down Julian Hayes‘ forehead. Out of breath he began to mutter, “I can’t quit, not yet, not now.” There was no crowd, no coaches, no other players. As the 5’11 215 lb. running back picked up his head and started running towards the opposite goal line, someone might ask why he was doing so, only days after the twelve game grueling season which saw him rush for a new career high with arguably the toughest schedule that the Monmouth University football team had ever seen.
The men’s soccer team continued their strong play in the MAAC this week with road victories over Rider University and Marist University.
The Hawks field hockey team (3-9) struggled to gather momentum heading into conference play with losses in both games this week at the hands of Rutgers University Scarlet Knights and St. Francis University Flash.
The Hawks’ field hockey team pulled off their most notable win of the season on Sunday, Sept. 29 in a thrilling 2-1 victory over the Delaware Blue Hens on So Sweet A Cat field.
The softball team is starting to build momentum as they notched wins in all four games they played this week at home in double headers against La Salle University and conference foe Central Connecticut State University.
The softball team returned to conference play over the weekend, dropping two games in a double header to Robert Morris University before rebounding to sweep Wagner University in a double header on Sunday.
The softball team picked up three wins over the weekend in double headers against Quinnipiac University Friday and Sacred Heart University Saturday, pushing the Hawks to 15-10 on the season and 6-2 in the NEC.
The softball team continued their stretch on the road at the George Mason University Tournament and picked up three wins in four games to move the Hawks to 7-3 on the season.
The softball team started off the season by picking up wins in four out of five games on the road behind shut-down pitching and a powerful lineup.