Field Hockey WCU defeated St. Josephʼs 2-1 this Saturday, marking the first home victory for the Golden Rams since 2002. This was also the first win on WCUʼs new multi-prupose turf field. The new field was dedicated in a pre-game ceremony on Saturday. During the game, Jenna Frankenfield and Jen McGinley each scored first half goals. Goalkeeper Carrie Hanshue stopped nine out of ten shots on goal. This victory brought the Golden Ramsʼ record to 3-12 overall, but 2-2 in the Atlantic 10 division. A win over Temple on Sunday, Oct. 24 could warrant a playoff berth.
Both the menʼs and women ʼs teams swept the crosscountry meet at Goldey-Beacom on Saturday, Oct. 9 in Wilmingon, DE.
The women ran a 5k course against 14 teams of 94 runners, while the men ran an 8k course against 14 teams of 91 runners. D.J. Baker took third overal for the men with all time of 28:07.91. Mary Forry set a course record of 19:35.03 after taking first place for women. Kristie Kershaw also broke the previous record and took second with a time of 19:44.55. WCU cross-country travels to Kutztown on Saturday, Oct. 30 for the PSAC championships.
WCU womenʼs rugby shutout Shippensburg this Saturday, defeating the team 27-0. This win improved the teamʼs record to 4-1 overall, and 4-1 in the EPRU division. The team is now 4-0 on the road, 0-1 at home, and they end the regular season at home this Saturday against Delaware. Menʼs Soccer WCU Golden Rams defeated Wilmington Friday afternoon 2-0.
Many rookies were given the chance to shine during this game. Dan Karlyn was in the net for his first time for WCU. He earned the shut-out. Tyler Brown and William Harris each scored one goal. Amar Phar had both assists. Each goal was off of a cornerkick. This win brought the teamʼs record to 10-5-1 overall.
Adelphi University defeated WCU Saturday afternoon 2-1. The teams were tied 1-1, but at 64 minutes into the game, Aldephi scored the winning goal.
After Adelphi scored just 1:43 into the game, Kelly Ryan
came back with a goal for WCU just 15 minutes later. Adelphi got the last goal of the game in the second half to defeat the Golden Rams. This game brought WCUʼs record to 9-5-2 overall. WCU will face Kutztown on Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. at home for an important PSAC game.
Swimming & Diving
Both the menʼs and women ʼs teams defeated IUP, Kutztown, and Slippery Rock at the PSAC Fall Spring Meet held here at WCU on Saturday, Oct. 9.
Australian transfer student Tammy Leane lead the womenʼs team, breaking the pool, school, and PSAC records in the 400 individual medley with a time of 4:27.59.
This time, and her time of1:53.66 in the 200 free, has Leane qualified for the Nationals meet.
George Zimmerman led the menʼs team with multiple wins for the day.