Club sports update

Men’s rugby hosted the Villanova University Wildcats on the Green Lane playing fields. The hot weather was a factor contributing to fatigue and injuries. In the end, it was poor tackling that spelled doom for the Lions as the Wildcats ran through the arms of Lions defenders. The bright spot for the team was junior outside center Andrew McConnell, scoring two tries. Eric “Frosty” Cook was 1-1 on conversion kicks. The final score was 44-12.

Women’s rugby suffered a tough loss in a hard-fought game against divisional opponent University of Delaware. The Lions will continue their heated rivalry with the Owls of Temple University this Saturday at home on the Green Lane playing fields at 11 a.m.

Women’s club soccer lost to Rutgers University 2-0 on Friday. A Rutgers player scored in the first half when she redirected a corner kick into the goal.Despite numerous opportunities to score in both the first and second halves, the College was unable to find the back of the net. Rutgers scored again near the end of the second half for a 2-0 end result. The College will play its next game at Lafayette College on Saturday.

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