CNU Hockey split their weekend matchups
– The Captains hockey team suffered their first loss of the season, losing 9-2 versus division II team Liberty University. In the game, junior forward Shane Kehl and freshman forward Kevin Diner notched goals. CNU would bounce back with a decisive win over Radford winning 6-1. Against Radford, team captain and forward junior Brandon Finch scored two goals. Senior defensemen Andrew Wickliffe found the net twice as well. This past weekend leaves CNU hockey with a record of 5-1. The Captains next game will be at home this Friday against East Carolina University.
CNU football enjoys a bye week and moves up in National Rankings
– Despite not having a game this past weekend, the football team moved up in the National Rankings to the 22nd spot according to D3football.com. The Captains are enjoying their first ever 3-0 start and look to continue their streak on the road next week against Methodist University. You can watch the game live online at 1 p.m. on CNUsports.com.
Men’s Golf has impressive showing at George Mason Patriot Intercollegiate
– Led by senior Jon Howard the Captains’ golf team finished third out of 11 teams in the Patriot Intercollegiate Tournament. CNU was the only DIII team in the tournament, but showed no signs of being intimidated. Senior Jon Howard finished with the best score of the group posting a +2 and was joined in the top 15 by freshman Joey Monk, who finished at +5 and junior Scott Davidson who finished with a +6.
Women’s Soccer team dominates in Capital Athletic Conference debut
– The women’s soccer team had an impressive showing against Marymount University with a decisive 4-0 victory. They improve their record to 6-2-1 on the season. After a disappointing loss on the road to Lynchburg College, CNU bounced back this past Saturday. Senior forward Bupe Okeowo scored two goals in the game with the first at the fifth minute of the game. Sophomore midfielder Lindsay Mondloch and senior forward Emma O’Reilly also notched goals. Next, they face Penn State Harrisburg at home on Saturday.
Freshmen runners stand out for Cross Country teams in the Purple Valley Classic
– In one of the more competitive invitational of the season, both the Men’s and Women’s Cross Country teams had newcomers step up and lead the way. The men finished eighth out of 13 with freshman Andrew Benfer leading the Captains, finishing with a time of 27:38.2 and finishing 33rd overall. The women finished seventh out 13 led by freshman Emmie Schmitt, who finished 27th overall in 23:47.9.