Women’s sports roundup Sept. 17-30

Lauren Fazio scored six goals to lead the field hockey team to a 3-1 record over its past four games.

Cardinal Courier staff

Cross country

The St. John Fisher women’s cross country team finished 12th out of 19 teams in the Mike Wood Invitational at Geneseo on Sept. 29. Brenna Lyons was the top finisher for the Cardinals, at 25:09.

Field hockey

The field hockey team went 3-1 over the past two weeks, posting three home-field shutouts in the process.

The string started with a 4-0 win over Houghton College Sept. 18, on the strength of Lauren Fazio’s hat trick.

This was followed by a 5-0 victory over Elmira College Sept. 22, which featured two more goals by Fazio. Then on Sept. 26 the Cards defeated Ithaca 1-0, with Bre Socker getting the winning goal.

The winning streak ended with a 2-1 road loss to Washington and Jefferson on Sept. 29, with Fazio getting the lone goal on a feed from Socker.

Golf

The women’s golf team finished fifth in the Martin & Wallace invitational Sept. 29 and 30 in Cortland. Emily Schultz led the Cardinals with a two-day score of 187, earning eighth place overall.

Soccer

The women’s soccer team had two scoreless ties among four games over the past two weeks, along with one win, 2-1 over Salisbury, and a 3-0 loss to Stevens. Carli Kovarik and Shiane Irwin scored the goals over Salisbury. The Cards are now 4-2-2 overall.

Tennis

The women’s tennis team suffered its first setback of the season but also won four matches over the past two weeks to raise its overall record to 7-1. A 5-1 conference record at the end of this run clinched a berth in championship play for the team.

The team notched victories over Houghton by a 7-2 score on Sept. 18, 8-1 over the Sage Colleges on Sept. 22, and 9-0 against Utica on Sept. 26. The only blot on the record was a 9-0 loss at Stevens on Sept. 23.

Volleyball

The women’s volleyball team posted five wins against just two losses over the past two weeks, with victories Sept 18 over Medaille and Sept. 22 over Hartwick and Houghton. However, the Cards lost 3 sets to 2 against rival Nazareth on Sept. 26.

The team also went 2-1 in the Skidmore Invitational Sept. 28 and 29, losing to the host Thoroughbreds in straight sets on the opening night but rebounding to defeat the College of New Rochelle and Plattsburgh State on the tournament’s second day. The team is now 10-9 on the season.

Compiled from reports by St. John Fisher Athletics.

 

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