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  • Kulesza Named Atlantic East Player Of The Year

    Posted 2018-11-07 02:46:14 by: Exec Exec

       (St Elizabeths), of the Neumann University field hockey team, was named the first Atlantic East Conference Player of the Year, announced on Tuesday. Kulesza, who was also named First Team All-Conference, led the Atlantic East in points with 24 this season, including 11 goals and two assists. Of her 11 goals, which ranks second in the league, she had four game-winners which was also second best in the Atlantic East.  Neumann finished the season 9-8 overall and 3-2 in Atlantic East action. The Knights were the No. 4 seed in the postseason and advanced to the ...

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  • Field Hockey Picks Up Dramatic Win on Senior Night

    Posted 2018-10-22 15:06:24 by: Exec Exec

      (Kulesza, Neumann) ASTON, Pa. – The Neumann University field hockey team picked up a thrilling win on Senior Night on Wednesday evening, taking down visiting Wesley College in double overtime by a score of 2-1.Senior  (St Elizabeths) made the most of her senior night, scoring both Neumann goals in the win. picked up the victory in net, stopping two shots in goal.Neumann came out eager to honor its seniors, outshooting the Wolverines by a count of 9-2 in the opening half. The hosts early pressure resulted in the game's first goal just 4:50 into play, as Kulesza ripped home a goal off a feed from  to give the Knights an early 1-0 lead. Neumann had several chances to double its lead late in the half, but could not find the back of the net as the game remained 1-0 heading to halftime.Wesley responded with a much better effort in the second half. Looking to tie the contest up, the Wolverines applied significant pressure in the Neumann end for large stretches of the period. The visitors were finally rewarded for their effort at the 42:33 mark of the second stanza, as they tied the contest up at one apiece and set the stage for a dramatic finish.Neither team could break the dead-lock in regulation, so overtime was needed to break the tie. In a back and forth session that saw both teams create chances, Neumann capitalized on its second shot of the extra session. With just 0:29 seconds left in the first overtime, Kulesza smacked home her second goal of the game to send the Knights home with the win.Neumann (7-6, 4-1 Atlantic East) will now have a week off before facing rival Gwynedd Mercy University next Wednesday, October 24th. Game-time for the Atlantic East Conference showdown is scheduled for 4:00 ...

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  • Softball Hangs on for Sweep of Ravens

    Posted 2018-04-24 14:30:28 by: Exec Exec

      (Sieminski Right, Fallers Right, Neumann) ASTON, Pa. – The Neumann University softball team opened the week by taking two Colonial States Athletic Conference (CSAC) contests from Rosemont College on Monday afternoon. The Knights won by scores of 12-0 and 7-4. In the first game,  (Caravel) pitched a two-hit shutout in the 12-0, five inning win. In her 5.0 innings, she allowed the two hits, one walk and struck out seven.  (Padua) went 3-for-4 and knocked in four runs. went 2-for-2, knocked in three runs and scored two. The Knights opened the scoring in the first inning as  singled and scored on a double by Fallers. In the second inning, Fallers knocked in another two runs as the Knights plated four. After scoring another run in the third inning for a 6-0 lead, Neumann doubled its score with six runs in the fourth inning. Sirolli hit a bases-clearing double in the inning. In game two, the Ravens jumped out to a 3-0 lead after three innings. The Knights started their comeback in the fourth inning.  opened the inning with a double, followed by a single by .  doubled to score Korte'.  walked to load the bases. hit a bases-clearing double and then scored on a double by Fallers for a five-run inning. The Knights added two unearned runs in the fifth for a 7-3 lead. The Ravens scored an unearned run in the top of the seventh and left the bases loaded as Neumann held on for the 7-4 win.  picked up the win, going 4.0 innings. She allowed three runs on three hits. Sirolli got the save, going three innings and allowing one unearned run on two hits. Neumann (19-12, 15-2 CSAC) is slated to host Widener on Wednesday in the final non-conference doubleheader of the regular season. First pitch is slated for 3:00 ...

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  • Jen Sieminski named to the Colonial States Athletic Conference (CSAC) Honor Roll

    Posted 2018-04-24 14:21:31 by: Exec Exec

    (Sieminski, Neumann)  (Caravel) of the softball team, was named to the honor roll. She was excellent on the mound for Neumann as the team went 3-1 in CSAC play and 3-3 overall. The sophomore pitcher had a record of 2-1 on the week including a 2-0 record in CSAC wins over Keystone and Clarks Summit. For the week, she threw 16.0 innings and conceded just two earned runs, striking out 14 batters in the ...

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  • Men's Lacrosse Wins Third Straight on Senior Day

    Posted 2018-04-24 14:10:20 by: Exec Exec

      (Newswanger, Left, Gibson Right, Neumann) ASTON, Pa. – The Neumann University men's lacrosse team kept its winning ways going on Saturday afternoon on Senior Day, picking up a pivotal 15-6 victory over Rosemont College in Colonial States Athletic Conference (CSAC) action. led the Neumann attack with six points (4 g, 2 a), while added five points (2 g, 3 a). (3 g) and (2 g) each recorded multi-goal games, while  (St Elizabeths) added a goal and an assist to go along with his team-high 8 ground-balls and 14 faceoff wins.  (Caesar Rodney) and split time in goal, combining for nine saves in the victory. Coming off of two consecutive wins, the Knights were eager to make it three straight on Senior Day. Neumann reeled off four unanswered goals to open the game, capped off by a goal from senior defender to make it 4-0 just 2:45 into the game. Rosemont got a goal back midway through the frame, but an goal at 5:38 gave the Knights a 5-1 lead heading to the second quarter. An Augustine tally early in the second stanza made it 6-1 Knights, but the Ravens used Neumann penalties to their advantage midway through the quarter to get back into the game. Rosemont scored two man-up markers, then followed them up with an even-strength goal late in the half to send the game to halftime with the score at 6-4. Neumann would get back on track early in the third quarter though. After splitting a pair of goals early in the period, the Knights scored four of the game's next five goals to take a commanding 11-6 lead into the final frame. The quarter was punctuated by an Augustine goal with under a second left on the clock off an excellent feed from Blake. As the game moved to the fourth quarter, Neumann continued to roll. The Knights shut the Ravens out in the period and tacked on four more tallies to take home the huge 15-6 win. Shots for the game finished 42-22 in favor of the Knights. Neumann (4-10, 3-3 CSAC) now controls its own destiny for a ...

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  • Fallers Homers, but Knights Fall at Stockton

    Posted 2018-04-11 02:03:22 by: Exec Exec

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  • Softball Takes a Pair from Cedar Crest

    Posted 2018-04-02 18:20:30 by: Exec Exec

    (Fallers Left, Sieminski Right, Neumann) ASTON, Pa. – The Neumann University softball team battled and took a pair of Colonial States Athletic Conference (CSAC) contests from Cedar Crest College on Thursday afternoon. Game scores were 8-3 and 4-3.  (Padua) went 3-for-4 with three RBI and two runs scored in the first game. and each had two hits.  (Caravel) picked up the win, going 7.0 innings. She allowed three runs, two earned, on nine hits while striking out five. The Knights jumped on the board early and plated four runs in the first inning. The first two batters reached on walks. Fallers knocked in the first run with a single. hit a two-run double and came around to score on a single by . Neumann added four more runs in the fourth inning for an 8-0 lead. Fallers hit a two-run homerun in the inning. The Falcons scored a run in the fifth and two more in the seventh, but the Knights took the game 8-3. In game two, Neumann again scored early, this time with two runs in the first inning. and Albertson hit back-to-back singles to open the inning. Sperrazza scored on an RBI groundout by Cox while Albertson scored on a single by Kotre'. Cedar Crest scored three unearned runs in the top of the fourth inning to take a 3-2 lead. Korte' walked to lead off the bottom of the fourth and scored the tying run on a single by . Heading into the bottom of the seventh, the teams were still knotted at three. Cox singled and pinch ran. Korte' walked for two runners on with one out. hit a groundball to second base, which was thrown away. Lagroteria took off for home and score the game-winning run. pitched the complete game for the win. She allowed three unearned runs on eight hits and struck out three. Neumann (9-4, 5-1 CSAC) will host Alvernia on Tuesday for a non-conference doubleheader. First pitch is slated for 3:00 ...

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  • Men's Lacrosse Cut Down by Cavaliers in CSAC Opener

    Posted 2018-04-02 18:13:22 by: Exec Exec

    (Newswanger Left, Gibson Right, Neumann) RADNOR, Pa. – The Neumann University men's lacrosse team opened Colonial States Athletic Conference (CSAC) play on Thursday afternoon, falling to rival Cabrini University by a score of 24-8. was the standout star for the Knights in the loss, scoring five times to lead both teams on the day. chipped in with two goals and an assist, while added a goal and three assists. also continued his solid play on face-offs winning his 100th draw of the season in the loss. got the start in goal, making 15 saves in net. Neumann faced an uphill battle on the afternoon facing a Cabrini team that had won 108 consecutive CSAC games, as well as the past 17 CSAC titles. The Cavaliers wasted no time looking for number 109, as they scored the opening two goals of the game to take a quick 2-0 lead. Conlon answered back for the Knights at the 10:18 mark, but five unanswered goals from Cabrini put Neumann in a 6-1 hole with 4:29 left to play in the quarter. A second Conlon goal at 4:16 got the Knights back to within four, but two late Cavaliers goals made it 8-2 heading to the second quarter. The Knights tried to keep pace early in the second stanza, trading two goals apiece with Cabrini to start the quarter, but the Cavaliers imposed their will after that. The hosts notched seven straight goals late in the half to take a commanding 17-4 lead into halftime. Neumann battled in the second half, holding the Cavaliers to just two goals in the third quarter while scoring two goals of its own. Unfortunately for the visitors, they could not keep up that effort into the fourth and final frame, conceding five more Cabrini tallies as the Cavaliers took home the 24-8 win. Neumann (1-8, 0-1 CSAC) will have a week off before returning to action next Wednesday, March 29th with another CSAC contest at Marywood University. Game-time is scheduled for 4:00 ...

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  • Softball Splits CSAC Doubleheader with Pacers

    Posted 2018-03-27 16:19:36 by: Exec Exec

                                      (Sieminski Left, Fallers Right, Neumann) ASTON, Pa. – The Neumann University softball team split a Colonial States Athletic Conference (CSAC) doubleheader with Marywood University on Monday afternoon. The Pacers won the first game 5-4. The Knights came back and took game two 11-1 in five innings.   In the first game, the Pacers took a 3-0 lead after three innings. The Knights got a run back in each of the fourth and fifth innings.  (Padua) led the fourth inning off with a triple, one of her four hits in the game, and scored on a fielder's choice by . doubled to open the fifth inning and scored on a single by .   Marywood added a run in the sixth inning and a big insurance run in the top of the seventh for a 5-2 lead. With two outs in the bottom of the seventh, Fallers singled and doubled. Both scored on a single by Cox for a 5-4 score. The Knights could not get the tying run across and fell by one.    (Caravel) pitched the game and went 7.0 innings. She allowed five runs, four earned, on 10 hits.   In game two, Neumann pounded out 13 hits en route to 11 runs. and Albertson each had three hits in the game. Albertson, Cox and each knocked in three runs. pitched the complete game for the win. She went 5.0 innings and allowed one run on four hits.   The Knights didn't waste any time and score two run in the bottom of the first inning. Neumann then took advantage of a Marywood error and plated five runs in the second inning. Albertson and Cox both hit two-run doubles in the inning. In the third inning, Sperrazza hit a bases clearing double and then scored on a single by Albertson for an 11-0 lead. Mayrywood scored its run in the top of the fourth.   Neumann (7-4, 3-1 CSAC) will host Cedar Crest on Thursday for more conference action. The doubleheader is slated to get underway at 3:00 ...

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  • Softball Picks Up Pair of Wins to Wrap Up Spring Break Trip

    Posted 2018-03-05 21:16:41 by: Exec Exec

    (Siemenski Left, Fallers Right, Neumann) CLERMONT, Fla. – The Neumann University softball team picked up two wins to wrap up its annual spring break trip on Friday. The Knights defeated Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in the first game 13-4 in five innings. The bats stayed hot and Neumann defeated Alma College 11-3 in five innings in the second game of the morning.   The Knights had 17 hit in the first game, led by and with three each. knocked in five runs.   got the win, going 5.0 innings. She allowed four runs, three earned, on eight hits.   Neumann got on the board in the second inning as led off with a single. pinch ran and scored on a single by  (Padua). Del Gaiso knocked in for a 3-0 lead.   In the next inning, the Knight sent 10 batters to the plate. Del Gaiso hits a bases clearing double and came around to score on an error. hit a two-run double in the fifth inning as part of four runs to end the game.   In the second game, Neumann avenged a loss to Alma on Thursday with an 11-3 win on Friday. Cox knocked in Sperrazza for the first run of the game. The Scots answered with three runs in the bottom of the first inning.   Neumann tied the game in the third inning. Sperrazza scored on a double by . Grogan scored on an error later in the inning. Fallers scored a run in the fourth inning on a Del Gaiso single for a 4-3 lead.   The Knights sent 12 batters to the plate as part of a seven run fifth inning. hit a two-double in the inning.   Sparrazza and Fallers finished the game with three hits each.  (Caravel) went 5.0 innings in the circle for the win. She allowed three runs on eight hits.   Neumann (4-3) will return north and head to Stockton on Thursday for a doubleheader. Action is slated to get underway at 3:00 ...

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