Lady Hawks moves up to third in AUS standings, men’s soccer side doesn’t fare so well, cross-country team second in Halifax meet
The Memorial Sea-Hawks women’s soccer team improved its record to 5-2-2, earned four points and moved into a tie for third place in the Atlantic University Sport standings with a win and a tie against the University of Prince Edward Island Panthers in Charlottetown, P.E.I., over the weekend.
© Photo by Jason Malloy/TC Media/Charlottetown Guardian
Memorial midfielder Lauren Windsor chases the ball during Atlantic University Sport women’s soccer action Saturday in Charlottetown. The Sea-Hawks and UPEI Panthers tied 1-1 while Memorial won 1-0 on Sunday.
The Sea-Hawk men, meanwhile, didn’t fare as well in P.E.I., losing a pair of games and slipping all the way to the bottom of the AUS standings with a 1-7-1 record.
MUN’s male cross-country team collected its second straight third-place finish at Saturday’s Dalhousie-Saint Mary’s Invitational in Halifax’s Point Pleasant Park. Memorial’s women’s team were sixth.
And in Montreal, the Sea-Hawks men’s basketball team played and lost three CIS exhibition games.
On Sunday, Alex Morgan’s 58th-minute marker, set up by rookie Jane Pope, was the only goal of the game as the Sea-Hawks blanked the Panthers 1-0.
Keeper Jaime Crocker earned the shutout in the first start of her varsity career, stopping five shots — four on the first half.
On Saturday, Jennifer Burry put MUN up 1-0 early, but the Panthers’ Emilie Pelletier drew her team even as the sides settled for a 1-1 draw.
The ladies are back in action Oct. 19 -20, when they play host to the second-place Dalhousie Tigers in a pair of games with playoff implications at King George V Park.
On Sunday, the Panthers’ Cole MacMillan recorded a hat trick and Brett Hogan added a single in a 4-0 rout of the Sea-Hawks.
On Saturday, MacMillan’s second-half goal led UPEI to a 2-1 win. Aaron Anstey scored for MUN.
The men are off until the Oct. 19 and 20 weekend when they welcome the Tigers to King George V for a two-game set.
Jordan Fewer was the fastest Sea-Hawk at the Dalhousie, Saint Mary’s co-hosted Invitational. The second-year athlete was 13th in a time of 27 minutes three seconds on the eight-kilometre course. Amanda Wilkins was the quickest female runner for MUN, clearing the six-kilometre women’s course in 24:57.
The women’s team was without Alana Loveys and Caroline McIlroy, who won the St. Francis Xavier Invitational two weeks ago.
Deer Lake’s Melissa Hardy, running for St. FX, won the women’s race with a time of 21:59.
The Sea-Hawks cross-country season will culminate at the AUS Championship on Oct. 26 in Moncton.
Other cross-country results for MUN
Runner Time Place
Connor Bolton 27:24 17th
Jon Allan 29:16 24th
Stephen Pike 29:36 26th
Mike Scott 30:07 30th
Dan Conway 31:30 39th
Mark Shea 32:11 42nd
Brian Harnett 32:26 43rd
Runner Time Place
Emily Hickey 26:11 25th
Justin O’Leary 27:15 34th
Stephanie Pomeroy 27:35 38th
Jessica Besaw 28:41 41st
Amber Jones 29:46 47th
Peter Benoite’s squad lost all three of its games at the Concordia’s Nike Tournament in Montreal.
Saturday, the Ontario University Athletics conference’s Laurier Golden Hawks defeated MUN 86-84 despite a 24-point, eight-rebound performance from the Sea-Hawks’ Vasilije Curcic.
On Friday, Curcic had 27 points and seven board, but Memorial still fell 96-64 at the hands of the host Stingers.
In a Thursday evening exhibition match against McGill, MUN were thrashed 83-32, with Caleb Gould supplying 11 points for the Sea-Hawks..
Curcic was named a tournament all-star.