EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass. – The Bay Path University volleyball team closed out the 2018 regular season with a 3-0 setback to Southern Vermont College in New England Collegiate Conference action Wednesday evening. Bay Path (7-13 overall, 3-6 NECC) was led by freshman Lydia Clifford (Coventry, R.I.) who recorded a 12-kill, 12-dig double-double, while posting a solid .273 attack percentage, Clifford, who led all players on both teams in kills, committed just three attack errors in 33 total attempts.Wildcat senior Joanne Nazario (Springfield, Mass.) led all players with 12 digs, while freshman teammates Shanikqua Thompson (Hamden, Conn.) and Jessica Warren (Becket, Mass.) helped pace the offense with six kills and five kills, respectively. Senior Lexi Cears (Agawam, Mass.) dished out 21 assists. Senior Taylor Heinbokel (Agawam, Mass.) tied for the match-high with two total blocks, while chipping in one kill and one assist.
LONGMEADOW, Mass. - Four different Wildcats score to defeat the Mariners of Mitchell College in their final home stand today while honoring the seniors today at Ryan Field in a New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) women’s soccer match. Sophomore forward Jennifer Wilson (Tolland, Conn.) tallied her first collegiate hat-trick helping launch the Wildcats to a victory. All four seniors goalkeeper/midfielder Shayenne Gonzalez (Enfield, Conn.), midfielder Sam Drapinski (Malden, Mass.), midfielder Megan Mackie (Kaiserslautern, Germany) and forward Jai Ruiz (Hadley, Mass.) each started and contributed in today’s win. Bay Path also honored the two graduating Mitchell seniors goalkeeper Drew Johndrow (Killingly, Conn.) and midfielder Jacquelyn White (Danville, Vt.).
LONGMEADOW, Mass.- Seven different Lynx score en route to a New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) women’s soccer match against host Bay Path today at Ryan Field. Lesley managed to hold onto their shut-out over Bay Path 7-0. Senior midfielder Jordan Mitchell (Sachse, Tex.) scored the first goal of the game and the eventual game winner at 14:02 on the clock off a cross from senior forward Xaelel Allen Caballero (Henrietta, N.Y.).
LONGMEADOW, Mass.- Bay Path University hosted Dean College in a women’s soccer match today defeating them 3-1 at Ryan Field. Senior forward Jai Ruiz (Hadley, Mass.) led the Wildcats scoring twice for to a New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) victory.
LONGMEADOW, Mass.- Bay Path’s junior goalkeeper Caitlyn Esposito (East Haven, Conn.) earned her first shut-out on the season helping the Wildcats to a 4-to-0 victory over NCAA III regional opponent the Badgers of Northern Vermont-Johnson State. Esposito faced eleven shots, eight on goal, with eight saves for the contest. Senior forward Jai Ruiz (Hadley, Mass.) led her team with one goal and two assists for the contest.
LONGMEADOW, Mass.- Senior forward Jai Ruiz (Hadley, Mass.) scored twice to clinch Bay Path’s first New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) victory 2-to-1 over the Newbury College Nighthawks in the conference opener today at Ryan Field. Senior forward Megan Mackie (APO, AE) tallied the assist and along with fellow senior Joanna Feliciano (Springfield, Mass.) helped drive the Wildcats to today's victory.
LONGMEADOW, MASS. – Junior midfielder Joanna Feliciano (Springfield, Mass.) led the Wildcats scoring both Bay Path goals despite a 7-to-2 loss to the Falcons of Fitchburg State University. The Falcons’ duo of sophomore midfielder Mikaela Mitchell (Millbury, Mass.) and freshman forward Elicia Marshall (Taunton, Mass.) each recorded a hat-trick for the night helping notch their first victory on the season.