Sports Roundup – Week of Monday, Sept. 16

Freshman Hunter Walsh Takes a Snap in Football's 40-16 Win Over New Jersey. (Photo Provided by Fisher Athletics)

Posted on 9/24/19

By, Matt Holmes – Staff Writer

Field Hockey

The St. John Fisher Cardinals Field Hockey team suffered their first loss of the season, as they visited the No. 14 Williams College at Williamsfield. This loss snapped their four game win streak leaving the Cardinal’s record at 4-1 on the year.

Williams College scored their four goals from players: Emily Batchelor, Claire Fitzpatrick (2), and Emma Ticknor, while Reghan Amoroso contributed only one shot on net for the scoreless Cardinals.

Senior Reghan Amoroso Recorded the Lone Shot in Field Hockey’s 4-0 Loss to Williams. (Photo Provided by Fisher Athletics)

Fisher will look to bounce back when they face off against the Ithaca Bombers on Wednesday, Sept. 25 at Ithaca College.

Men’s cross country

The St. John Fisher Men’s Cross Country team was invited to the University of Rochester’s Yellowjacket Invite on Saturday, Sept. 14 where they placed 11th, while Cornell University took home first place.

Andrew Ford led the Cardinal runners, placing 29th overall and finishing the 8k race with a time of 27:01:1.

The team will head to Geneseo, New York for the Mike Woods Invite on Saturday, Sept. 28.

Women’s cross country

The St John Fisher Women’s Cross Country Team finished ninth overall at the Yellow Jacket Invite on Saturday. Cornell University won the 18-team competition, followed by Geneseo in second.

Riley Corey was the leading runner for the Cards, finishing at 27th overall with a time of 23:56:7. Also, Clarissa Hensler placed 41st with a time of 41:21:6.

The team will join the Men in heading to Geneseo for the Mike Woods Invite on Saturday, Sept. 28.

Men’s golf

The St John Fisher College Men’s Golf team placed 28th overall at the NCAA Division III Preview Tournament, which took place this past weekend at the PGA National Resort in West Palm, Florida. The Cards were able to improve by five total strokes on day three leaving the final team score at 1003 (+139).

Collin McGaugh was the top performer for the Cards as he tied for 51st place overall. He had a three-round score of +19 and concluded day three with a 74 (+2).

The Cardinals will return to action on Sept. 28 when they travel to Abbottstown, PA, and tee it up in the Mason-Dixon Collegiate Invite.

Women’s golf

The St. John Fisher Women’s Golf team had three top 40 finishers at the William Smith Invitational on Sunday, Sept. 15. The Cardinals finished with a total score of 562 for the tournament.

Emily Schultz tied for sixth place overall, and finished with a score of 165 (+1). Emma Pyrak tied for 3rd place overall and shaved 11 stokes off her previous tournament score with a total of 197 (+53). Gabreille Papale finished in 37th place with a score of 200 (+56).

The Cards will head to Cortland for the Cortaca Norhteast Invite next week on Sept. 28-29.

Men’s soccer

The St. John Fisher College Men’s soccer team hosted Hartwick College for a conference battle on Saturday, Sept. 21 in which it took an overtime period to decide.  It was Fisher’s Colin Witman who nicked the golden goal in the extra period for the Cards, cementing a 3-2 victory.

Colin Witman Scored the Overtime Winner in Fisher’s 3-2 Win Over Hartwick. (Photos Provided by Fisher Athletics)

Brennan Brown and Colin Witman would lead the team in goals as Brown had two and Witman had the game-winner.

This victory claims Fisher its first win on the season and moves their overall record to 1-6-0. They will travel down the road on Tuesday, Sept. 24 to take on UofR at 7:00 p.m.

Women’s soccer

The St. John Fisher College Women’s soccer team visited Hartwick for their fist conference game on Saturday. It was truly a defensive battle as the game would end in a 0-0 draw.

Goalkeeper Kayla Shutts stood strong the whole game as she dismissed all 10 shots that Hartwick would send at her.

The team will be back in action on Tuesday, Sept. 24 as they travel to Ithaca College for a nonconference game

Women’s tennis

The St. John Fisher College Women’s tennis team moved to 2-0 in the Empire 8 with their victory over Utica on Wednesday, Sept. 18. The Cards won the match 7-2 and moved themselves to 3-2 on the season.

Kaili Saffran won four straight singles matches, and junior Cassidy Bell contributed a win in the second singles.

The Cardinals will look for their third win overall on Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 4:00 p.m. when they travel to Houghton.

Compiled from reports by St. John Fisher Athletics.

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