The Landmark Conference has released the Athletes of the Week. The conference will recognize a student-athlete for each sport based on their contributions to their team throughout the season.
After the weekend of games, The University of Scranton field hockey team remained the only program to stay undefeated. The Royals improved to 6-0 with a 4-0 win at King’s (Pa.) and edged Arcadia 1-0 on Saturday. Senior Meredith Campbell scored the game’s only goal in the 26th minute.
In men’s soccer, Drew and Moravian remain the only two Landmark teams unbeaten. Drew picked up a 6-0 win against Muhlenberg and won 2-1 against Manhattanville. Aidan Cserhat broke the 1-1 tie in the 82nd minute to lift the Rangers to the victory. Moravian battled Montclair State for 110 minutes, but could not capitalize as the Greyhounds finished the game with the 0-0 draw. Moravian came back on Saturday and defeated Berkeley (NY) 3-0. Three different players scored for the Greyhounds while senior goalie Bryan Yaskowski made six saves and helped post Moravian’s fifth clean sheet of the fall.
On the women’s side, Moravian and Susquehanna kept their unbeaten streaks intact. The Greyhounds defeated Muhlenberg 1-0 in overtime on Wednesday. Freshman Laura Haley knocked in a loose ball 2:30 into overtime to give the Greyhounds a 1-0 overtime victory. Moravian then defeated Mt. St. Vincent three days later 5-0. On Wednesday, Susquehanna topped King’s (Pa.) 2-1 and defeated Westminster (Pa.) 2-1 on Sunday. The 6-0-1 record is the best start in program history.
Scranton volleyball dropped its first match of the year to Muhlenberg on Saturday, 3-2. The Royals returned to defeat Stockton and improved their record to 13-1. Senior Morgan Rentzheimer went over 1,000 digs for her career in the Muhlenberg match.
Scranton was the only cross country team in action over the weekend as the Royals competed at the Misericordia Cougar Classic on Saturday. Schuyler Smith paced the men to a second place finish. Smith ran the 8,000-meter course in 29:08.76 to finish sixth. On the women’s side, freshman Abigail Corrigan captured her second straight individual title. She ran the 6,000-meter course with a time of 23:14.92.