Posted on 11/12/19
By, Marty LaFica – Managing Editor
In their second to last match-up of the season, the Football team was defeated in blowout fashion by the Morrisville State Mustangs by a score of 49-13.
In the loss, freshman quarterback Hunter Walsh threw a career high five interceptions, while throwing for only two touchdowns. Dahmir Pross provided one of the few bright spots on the day for the Cardinals, rushing for 117 yards.
The loss moves their season record to 4-5 overall, and the Cards will look to wrap up the season at home against the Saxons from Alfred University, on Saturday, Nov. 16.
After claiming yet another Empire 8 Regular Season Championship this year, the Field Hockey team took to home turf this past weekend to try an add an E8 tournament championship to their name. Unfortunately, the women fell just short of that feat, falling to Nazareth College by a score of 2-1 in overtime.
In the loss Gianna Palma scored the only goal for the Cards increasing her season total to 11.
The Cardinals were not selected for an at-large bid for this year’s NCAA Division III tournament, and will look to the off season to plan for next year without their 5 graduating seniors.
The Men’s Soccer team capped off what turned out to be a mediocre 2019 season this past Saturday, losing to Alfred University by a score of 1-0. The loss moves the men’s finishing record to 3-9-3 for the year.
After posting a 7-7-3 regular season record, the Women’s Soccer team entered the Empire 8 Championship Tournament as a one-seed.
Unfortunately, The women ran into a red hot Utica team who upset the top seeded Cardinals by a score of 1-0 in the semifinal round. The loss officially marks the end of the season for the Women’s Soccer team.
The Women’s Volleyball team finished off a dominating regular season by winning the Empire 8 Championship Tournament for the first time ever in program history. In the tournament, the Cardinals defeated Elmira in the semi-final, before taking down arch-rival Nazareth in the championship match.
Continuing her MVP campaign, Alea Steigerwald performed well in the final match for the Cardinals, supplying the team with 21 digs on the day.
The Cardinals will now look to perform in this year’s NCAA Division III tournament after being awarded a 6-seed. They will face Wesleyan University when they travel to Potsdam, New York for round one on Friday, Nov. 1.