by Patrick Milne
The Northeastern men’s hockey team got off to an uncharacteristically hot start, winning both games against Sacred Heart over the weekend. Northeastern scored 7 goals in each game and only gave up 3 to the Pioneers. Northeastern’s offense was generated by both young guys like freshman Zach Solow (3G, 3A) and sophomores Grant Jozefek (3G, 1A) and Matt Filipe (3G, 2A), as well as by veterans Adam Gaudett (1G, 4A), Dylan Sikura (2G, 3A), and Garret Cockerill (0G, 3A). Freshman goaltender Cayden Primeau also had a perfect start to his collegiate career, stopping all 18 shots he faced. Next week, the Huskies will travel up to Rochester, New York to play RIT on Saturday, October 14.
Women’s Hockey: The Women’s hockey team had a very successful weekend beating BU twice. Northeastern won the first game Friday night 3 to 2 in overtime, thanks to a game winning goal from sophomore Matti Hartman. The huskies went on to beat the Terriers 6-3 in the Saturday matinée. Northeastern’s top line of Brand McKenna (sophomore), Tori Sullivan (senior), and Denisa Krizova (senior) all got their first goals and assists of the year after being held pointless for the first 3 games of the year. Looking forward to next weekend, the lady huskies will play two games against Colgate in Hamilton, New York.
Men’s Soccer: The men’s soccer team had a rough week dropping two games at home. The team lost to Hartford on Tuesday 2-1 and then gave up four goals in the first half against William & Marry on Saturday, with the Huskies scoring their only goal in the 89th minute. The huskies are now 2-8-2 with and are ranked second to last in the CAA with a conference record of 1-3-1.
This week Northeastern travels to Texas to play the 25th nationally ranked Southern Methodist University on Tuesday, October 10 and then to North Carolina to play Elon, who is the only team behind Northeastern in the CAA standings.
Women’s Soccer: The women’s soccer team had one game away against Elon last Sunday. Despite scoring 3 goals, the huskies were only able to walk away with a tie. The huskies got goals from freshmen Julianne Ross and Kayla Cappuzzo and one from senior Carly Wilhelm. Northeastern now has a 9-4-2 (3-0-2) record, good for a third place ranking in the CAA. Coming up, the huskies will face the CAA’s best team Hofstra on Thursday, who have not lost a conference game yet. Then on Sunday, October 15 they will face off against William & Marry at 1 PM at Parson’s Field.
Women’s Volleyball: The Northeastern Volleyball team had a very good week, winning all three of their games. They beat last place William & Marry 3-0 on Thursday, fourth place James Madison 3-2 on Saturday, and sixth place Elon 3-2 on Sunday. The first ranked CAA Huskies have not dropped any of their seven conference games and have a 14-6 record. This coming week, the women will travel to Hampstead, New York try to keep their undefeated streak alive against third ranked Hofstra.
Women’s Field Hockey: The Northeastern Field Hockey team had a weekend of ups and downs. They were able to blow out Hofstra 8-1 on Friday, but then got blown out themselves by BU 6-1. Despite having a lack luster 7-6 record, Northeastern is ranked 3rd in the CAA with a 2-1 record. Coming up this week, Northeastern plays two more out of conference games away at BC and then away at Princeton. The huskies have only 3 conference games remaining against Delaware (2), Drexel (4), and James Madison (6).
Cross Country: Sophomore Chance Lamberth finished in fourth place at the New England Championships on Saturday. The women’s and men’s cross country teams finished in 7th place and 8th place, respectively, in the third race of the year. The Huskies next race is October 20 against Central Connecticut State.
Crew: The Northeastern men’s and women’s rowing teams started season on Saturday at annual Head of the Housatonic. The men’s eight finished second overall while the women’s eight took sixth. The Huskies will race again in two weeks in the infamous Head of the Charles Regatta here in Boston.
Women’s Diving: The Huskies won their first meet 209-134 against Wagner College. The team’s next match is against James Madison on October 21.