Weekend Wrap Up: Oct. 4-5

Staff graphic by Cicek Erel

Women’s Soccer

The NYU women’s soccer team outlasted Rochester University in a thrilling 1-0 double overtime victory on Oct. 4. This win continued the Violets’ streak, being their fifth straight win overall and third straight win at home, improving their record to 7-3 on the season. Freshman midfielder Amy Elgin capitalized on a mistake by Rochester in front of their own goal, scoring in the 103rd minute. Sophomore goalkeeper Cassie Steinberg also stood out, tying her record of four saves and earning her fourth shutout on the season. The Violets will return home on Tuesday, Oct. 7, to play Brooklyn College.

Women’s Volleyball

The NYU women’s volleyball team fell short this weekend at the UAA Round Robin at Emory College in Atlanta, Georgia. On Oct. 4, the Violets faced the University of Chicago and Washington University of St. Louis. In the first match against Chicago, the Violets lost three sets to one. Things did not improve against Washington as the Violets were defeated in straight sets.

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The Violets did respond on Oct. 5 by sweeping Brandeis University 3-0, finishing a tough weekend on a high note. The team’s record is now 15-8. The Violets will take on Baruch College in Manhattan this Wednesday, Oct. 9.

Women’s Golf

The NYU women’s golf team finished in third place out of 16 teams in the Williams College Invitational during the first weekend in October. The Violets finished the first day in second place, shooting a score of 318, just three strokes behind the leader, Williams College. Freshman Phoebe Zhao shot the lowest score for the Violets, tying for third place with six-over 77. The Violets shot a 328 the last day and finished with 646 shots total. The team will compete in its last fall tournament next weekend at the Ann S. Batchelder Invitational in Wellesley, Massachusetts.

Men’s Golf

The NYU men’s golf team finished in second place out of 11 teams in the Eastern College Athletic Conference DIII Mid-Atlantic Championship held in Macedon, New York. The Violets finished on Oct. 4 with a total of 314 shots and on Oct. 5 with 305, for a two-day cumulative score of 619. This put them 38 strokes behind the winners, St. John Fisher College. The team will finish its fall season next weekend at the NYU/Manhattanville Fall Invitational.

A version of this article appeared in the Monday, Oct. 6 print edition. Email Kyle Luther at [email protected]

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