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Bearcat Beat: Women’s tennis, men’s soccer look to make late runs

Baruch College’s cross-country teams traveled to Milton, New York to participate in the Mount Saint Mary College Invitational. The men’s team placed 20th out of the 39 schools that participated in the
event.

Sophomore Victor Carrano placed 28th overall with the time of 30:44. The women’s team also placed 20th of 39 total schools.

Wendy Gonzalez continues to have a great year, as she finished in the top 10 once again.

Baruch’s Men’s Soccer team has gotten off to a start of 5-3-1, and is looking to make a major push through the end of the season. The team is on a two-game win streak right now, with its last win coming against Medgar Evers College at Randall’s Island.

The scoring was opened up with senior defender Stanley Goldberg in the 22nd minute, scoring on a free kick from about 30 yards out, for his first goal on the year.

Freshman Javier Crespo joined Goldberg in scoring, with a header off of a free kick from Goldberg in the 64th minute. Medgar Evers retaliated with a goal in the 83rd minute, but the game was put away by freshman Luis Munoz in the final minute, leading the Bearcats to a 3-1 victory.

The Bearcats are 3-0 on the year against CUNYAC opponents and will continue against York College.

Baruch College’s Women’s Tennis team started off to a 3-2 start, after their successful season in 2017. So far on the season, they have a 3-1 record within CUNYAC, which is tied for first with Jon Jay College.

Their previous game came against Purchase College, where they faced at Alley Pond Tennis Center in Queens, NY. The match was a makeup of their matchup that was rainout on Sept. 18.

The Bearcats went on to lose the match 7-2, but their two points came during a doubles match and a singles match. Their next match is against Hunter College in a CUNYAC matchup.

The women’s volleyball team has had their season record fall to 5-1l, with their two previous matches against Montclair State University and St. Joseph’s College-LI in the Baruch Tri-Match, which was hosted in the ARC Arena inside Baruch College.

In their matchup against Montclair, they lost 0-3 but put up a very strong fight. In the match, Stella Chung led with 10 kills and Anita Sengara led with 17 digs. In the matchup with St. Joes, they lost 1-3, while putting up another strong effort. Sengara led with 15 kills and 14 digs.

The lady Bearcats now look ahead to face New Jersey City University.

October 9, 2018

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