EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass.- The Wildcats were led by senior middle hitter Lauren Vallee (Bristol, Conn.) topping all player with 18 kills hitting .412 for the match. Despite a slow start and losing the first game, Bay Path came back to again take the Fitchburg State Falcons 3-1 tonight at the First Baptist Arena. Game scores were 16-25, 25-16, 25-21 and 25-22. Prior to the match, junior setter Lexi Cears (Agawam, Mass.) was finally honored at their first home match back from a ten game away schedule. Interestingly, Cears reached her 1,000th milestone on the Falcons’ home turf defeating them 3-1 on Thursday, September 28th, 2017.
LONGMEADOW, Mass. – The Becker College women’s soccer team picked up an important win in New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) play, earning a 2-0 victory over Bay Path University Wednesday afternoon at Ryan Field. Sophomore Caitlyn Esposito (East Haven, Conn.) grabbed a game-high six saves for Bay Path, while Becker junior Jordyn Martel (Chicopee, Mass.) collected four in a winning effort.
LONGMEADOW, Mass. – Jailinne Ruiz (Hadley, Mass.) scored the final four goals of the match and added an assist as Bay Path University extended its unbeaten streak to seven straight matches with a 5-2 victory over visiting Massachusetts Maritime Academy in non-conference women’s soccer action Tuesday afternoon at Ryan Field. In addition to ranking second in all of NCAA Division III with 19 goals on the season, Ruiz’ assist made it a career-high nine-point match for the talented junior. With two assists on the day, Megan Mackie moved into a tie for the national lead in NCAA Division III with 11 helpers.
LONGMEADOW, Mass.- The Falcons of Cedar Crest College defeated host Wildcats of bay Path 6-0 in NCAA Division III women’s field hockey action today the Blazer Field in Chicopee, Mass. Freshman forward Ally Arabio (Egg Harbor, N.J.) led the way for the Falcons scoring two goals including the first and eventual game winner at 4:42 on the clock off an assist from freshman midfielder Annalise Unger (Burlington, VT.).
LONGMEADOW, Mass.- Senior forward Elena Helming (Maplewood, N.J.) led the way for Bay Path scoring a hat-trick in the first thirty minutes of play leading the “Maroon” Wildcats to a 7-0 shut-out of New England Collegiate Conference opponents the “Blue and Gold” Wildcats of Wheelock College. Bay Path is now 5-2-1 on the season and 3-0-0 in the NECC, while Wheelock falls to 1-7-0 on the year and 0-3-0 in conference play.
LONGMEADOW, Mass.- Junior forward Jai Ruiz (Hadley, Mass.) came out ready to battle scoring a hat-trick in the first three minutes of play leading the Wildcats of Bay Path. She added a fourth goal in the seventh minute before Head Coach Jamey Mercer gave her a much deserved break. Mercer would clear his bench giving ample playing time to all of his eligible student-athletes in an 11-0 shut-out of the Gators of Pine Manor today at Ryan Field in NCAA Division III regional women’s soccer action.
LONGMEADOW, Mass.- Junior forward Megan Mackie (APO, AE) led the way for the Wildcats scoring one goal and three assists enroute to a 4-2 victory over Fisher College today in their home opener at Ryan field in NCAA DIII women's soccer action.
Mackie started the ball rolling for bay Path netting the first goal off a pass from junior forward Jai Ruiz (Hadley, Mass.) at 22 minutes on the clock.
Fisher would answer the Wildcats at 39:00 minutes off a made penalty kick by senior midfielder Holly Lesperance (Litchfield, N.H.). The score would remain knotted 1-1 heading into the half-time break.
EAST LONGMEADOW, MASS.- Bay Path hosted Mass. College of Liberal Arts Trailblazers (2-5) and Castleton University Spartans (0-6) in another tri-match today at the First Baptist arena falling 3-0 in the first match to MCLA, the Trailblazers also took the second match 3-0 over the Spartans. The Wildcats shut-down Castleton 3-0 in the final match in NCAA Division III regional women’s volleyball action.
Despite the tough loss, the Wildcats were once again led by senior middle blocker Lauren Vallee (Bristol, Conn.) hitting a.452 on the day with 17 kills. MCLA took the match in three set games 25-20, 25-23 and 25-22. Senior middle hitter Brianna O’Rourke (Piseco, N.Y.) finished with a match high .556 attack percentage adding two blocks. Sophomore outside hitter Brooke Queripel (Palmer, Alaska) had 10 kills and seven digs.
EAST LONGMEADOW, MASS.- The Wildcats were led by senior middle blocker Lauren Vallee (Bristol, Conn.) hitting a stellar .513 for the day with 24 kills, nine aces and seven digs. Bay Path (2-0) hosted NCAA DIII regional opponents Mass Maritime Buccaneers (1-1) and John State Badgers (0-2) today in the opening women’s volleyball weekend. In the first game the Wildcats took the Buccaneers in three straight sets 25-12, 25-12 and 25-16. In the second match, the Buccaneers came back to defeat the Badgers 25-5, 25-14 and 25-19. Bay Path swept the final match against Johnson State 25-5, 25-14 and 25-19.