RECAP: Marywood Athletics bring home wins


Women’s soccer and volleyball each came home with wins of 3-0.

Marywood sports fared better this week in away games. Field hockey took a loss this week, while men’s and women’s golf struggled in their tournaments.

Field Hockey

Playing at King’s College Sunday, field hockey took a loss with a final score of 1-2 in double overtime. The first goal was scored only 39 seconds into play, by Emma Clark from King’s College. She was assisted by Danielle Runo. The next two quarters would remain scoreless, with 4 saves by Marywood and 10 by King’s. Freshman midfielder Corrin Hasty scored the Pacers’ lone goal 46 minutes into the fourth quarter, assisted by freshman forward Lauren Youngken.

Despite the comeback, the Pacers were handed defeat when Sara Whitesell scored in the 79th minute with an assist from Lexi Prowker. Despite the loss on Sunday, field hockey bounced back Wednesday to secure a home victory against Immaculata University, with a final score of 5-1. The Pacers next play at home against St. Mary’s College of Maryland on Sunday, October 24 at 1 p.m.

Men’s Golf

In the Gino Biondi Memorial Tournament, men’s golf placed fourth out of six teams with a final score of 328. Freshman Francesco Pazzaglia was the top finisher for Marywood, shooting 153 +11. Sophomores Eddie McGreevy and Connor Kelleher came in twelfth and thirteenth, respectively. McGreevy shot 162 +20, and Kelleher finished with 163 +21.

This was the end of the men’s golf season.Their overall record was 3-2. The Pacers fared better at home, where their record was 2-1. While away, they won one game and lost another.

Women’s Golf

The Pacers’ only competitor in the Ursinus Invitational on Tuesday, October 19 was sophomore Grace Sabine. Sabine finished in a tie for twelfth place, shooting 98 +27. Because of the lack of teammates for Marywood, the women’s golf team did not finish in the tournament. The four other schools competing were Bloomsburg University, Dominican University, Franklin and Marshall College, and Ursinus College. Women’s golf heads back on the road on Monday, October 25 for the Lebanon Valley College Fall Invitational.

Women’s Soccer

Continuing their winning streak, women’s soccer remains red hot. At Cabrini University, the Pacers shut out the Cavaliers with a final score of 3-0. Freshman forward Riley Mulherin struck first, with an assist by freshman defensive player Julia Rodriguez. While this would be the only goal for Marywood in the first half, they didn’t stop there.

In the second half, Mulherin assisted a goal by sophomore midfielder Josephine Sorce at the 47 minute mark. Mulherin also assisted the Pacers’ final goal by sophomore forward Victoria Tzitzis. Defensively, the Pacers had 2 saves, while Cabrini had 5. Women’s soccer faces Centenary University at home on Saturday, October 23 for their senior game.


Soccer wasn’t the only team to secure a 3-0 victory on the road. Volleyball came home with a win over Immaculata University on Wednesday, October 20. Junior Shannon Corr led the team with 11 kills. Corr also had 13 digs and 1 block. Senior setter Sara Burgos also had a stellar night, with 36 assists and 14 digs. Immaculata only outperformed Marywood in aces, with 9 to the Pacers’ 7.

Volleyball plays next in a double header in Arlington, Virginia. They will play in the Marymount Tri-Match against Marymount University at 2 p.m., and the University of Mary Washington at 4 p.m. on Saturday, October 23.

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