Sports update: Highlighting tennis, soccer and volleyball

Photo provided by Fisher Athletics
Photo provided by Fisher Athletics

By Khari Demos, Sports Editor

Women’s tennis falls to undefeated Golden Flyers

The East Avenue rivalry was in Nazareth’s favor as they defeated Fisher 8-1 on Oct. 3. The Golden Flyers are now 7-0 on the season and 6-0 in the Empire 8 conference, while the Cardinals sit just behind them at 5-2 in the conference standings.

Caroline Seaberg was Fisher’s lone victor, going away in straight sets of 6-3 and 7-6. The Cardinals will end conference play when they take on Sage on Oct. 7.

Women’s soccer taken down by Rochester

Fisher’s crosstown opponent, The University of Rochester, traveled to Growney Stadium to take a 2-0 win over the Cardinals.

Despite the loss, Fisher had a solid defensive effort for the game. Goalie Melissa McGowan lead the way, making eight saves in a 90 minute start.

Next on the schedule for the Cardinals is a Empire 8 contest with Utica College.

Men’s soccer handles Alfred State

The Cardinals took their non-conference game against Alfred State 4-0 on Oct. 4. The win brings Fisher to a 6-3-3 record overall.

Justin Polk shined for the Cardinals, scoring two goals on the night. Justin Ferron and Jake Gentile both added one goal, while Dallas Kaiser, Glenn Roschetzky, Jeff Meyers and Bryan Rollins got involved with one assist each.

Fisher will be back on the field on Oct. 7, when they travel to conference rival Houghton.

Women’s volleyball win streak ends at five

The Cardinals’ five game winning streak came to an end, losing 3-1 against Nazareth. The Golden Flyers are now atop the Empire 8 conference at 3-0, while Fisher falls to 3-1.

The only match win for the Cardinals came in the second set, with a score of 25-23. Rebecca Hay was a key contributor, coming away with 29 assists, 11 digs, three aces and two blocks. Katie Mazierski finished with 13 kills and Elise Kreuz had 13 digs as well.

Women’s volleyball is back in action in the Empire 8 Crossover, taking on Utica College and Elmira on Oct. 7.

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