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Rugby and Soccer Teams Triumphant, Volleyball Team Falls After Hard Fight

October 7, 2019

With soccer games being played at home over homecoming weekend, and the rugby and volleyball teams travelling for away games, it was a busy weekend for Crusader athletics.

On Friday evening, the rugby team travelled to Washington and Lee University for their fourth match of the season. After a great battle on the pitch, the Crusaders were triumphant, beating Washington and Lee 18-8. Their season record now stands at 3-1. Their next game is on Saturday, October 12, against Southern Virginia, and will be played at home on Crusader field at 10:00 am.

On Saturday, the women’s soccer team played at home against Trinity University. The Lady Crusaders were victorious, nabbing an impressive 5-1 win. The team now stands with a record of 7 wins, 3 losses, and 1 tie. The Lady Crusader will take on Frederick Community College at home on Thursday, October 10, at 4:30 pm.

On Saturday, the men’s soccer team beat Mid Atlantic Christian with an impressive score of 11-0. This win brought the team to a 4-5 season record. Sophomore Mark LaRochelle stood out on the field, scoring 3 of the team’s goals. The team’s next game is against Johnson and Wales (NC) and will be played on Crusader field at 4:30 pm on Friday, October 11.

The women’s volleyball team travelled to Penn State Fayette on Saturday and played 2 matches, losing 3-1, and fell to Penn State Du Bois 3-1. This brings the team to a 5-14 season record. After a long stretch of travelling for matches, the team will be playing at home on Saturday, October 12, against Mid Atlantic Christian.

To view schedules, results, and statistics, visit our athletics page.