Windsor, N.J. -- In addition to the women's tennis team heading
for the NJCAA national tournament in Flushing, NY, Oct. 26-28,
Mercer's three other fall sports teams are also entering post-season
a slow start, the women's soccer team has come on strong in
the latter part of the season, earning a 5-1-1 record in its
last seven games under new head coach Michelle Ogborn-Haywood.
(The Vikings have a 7-9-1 record overall). Their final match-up
of the regular season, played against no. 1 nationally ranked
Ocean County College Oct. 18, was a true test. With more shots
on goal, the Vikings held off their 15-1 opponent until Ocean
finally put a goal into the net in overtime. The Vikings enter
the NJCAA Region 19 tournament as the no. 5 seed. They will
face no. 4-seeded Morris CC in the opening round this Saturday,
Oct. 22 at Morris at 12 noon.
the regular season with a record of 9-6-1 under new head coach
Patrick Snyder, the men's soccer team heads into the Region
19 tournament as the no. 2 seed. The Vikings will face Del
Tech-Stanton (no. 3 seed) in the semifinals on Tuesday, Oct.
25 at the MCCC Soccer Stadium. Fans are encouraged to come
out and support the Vikings as they focus on winning in the
semis and then moving on to the Region 19 title game.
The women's cross country team will compete in its Region
19 tournament this Saturday, Oct. 22 at Thompson Park in Lincroft,
next to Brookdale CC. Under head coach Erin Cahill, the program
is now in its second year. With seven runners, the women are
looking forward to their first experience of competing as
a team and have hopes
of winning their first regional championship.
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