By Jamie Malloy staff writer
Saturday Oct. 6, Fisher traveled to Utica to take on the Pioneers in an Empire 8 conference battle. The Cardinals lost 33-7 after taking a 7-0 lead early in the first quarter.
Quarterback Josh Michaels left the game with a head injury, and reserve Alejandro Utset played the rest of the game. Utset finished with 142 yards passing and three interceptions.
The Cardinals are now 0-4 on the season (0-2 in the Empire 8) while Utica improved ton 3-2 (1-1 in the Empire 8).
On Oct. 1-2, the Cardinals took 11th place at the Royal Lakes Oglethorpe Invitational near Atlanta Georgia. Michael Long shot a 68 (-4) in the second round, passing teammate Nick Calabrese’s record of 69 last fall at the Empire 8 Tournament.
Then on Oct .6-7, Fisher won the Mason-Dixon Collegiate Invite in Abbottstown, Pennsylvania. Colin McGaugh tied for fifth place shooting a -2 in the second round and finished the tournament +2.
This marks the end of the fall portion of the Cardinals schedule, as they will return to action in the Callaway Gardens Collegiate Invitational on March 4, 2019.
Wednesday Oct. 3, the Cardinals traveled to Alfred New York to play Alfred State College and tied 2-2 after double overtime. Matthew Kaiser and Glenn Roschetzky scored the two goals for Fisher. Goalie Joe Catalfamo made three saves in 65 minutes, and Justin Miles saved three shots in 45 minutes.
Then on Saturday Oct. 6, Fisher lost 1-0 to Nazareth College on the road in an Empire 8 matchup. Joe Catalfamo made 3 saves in the shutout defeat and only allowed one goal for the whole game. Fisher is now 2-8-2 overall (2-2 in the Empire 8).
The Cardinals placed fifth out of 11 teams that competed at the Highlander Invite on Oct. 6. They posted an average team time of 29:24 finishing behind RIT who clocked in the best time at 27:19. Bernard Doust finished first for the Cardinals once again, finishing in 20th place overall with a 28:14 in the 8k race. The next meet will be in Glassboro, New Jersey where the Cardinals will compete in the Inter-Regional Battle on Saturday, Oct. 13.
Fisher rowed the ships ashore to the Genesee River in Rochester New York in the Head of the Genesee. After an hour-long rain delay, the competition resumed and by the end of the day, all of the men placed high in their contest. Oscar Villalta, Nick Rino, Sean Brosnan, Jeremiah Boerman and Dylan MacQuoid finished eighth with a mark of 17:31.
The Cardinals won’t be in action for two more weeks, but will return to the waters at The Head of the Charles in Boston Massachusetts on Oct. 20.
Compiled from reports posted by the St. John Fisher College Athletics Department