The LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds each began the Northeast Conference portion of their schedules while I was away. Here’s a rundown.
- The men’s soccer team went 1-1 with a 2-1 non-conference win against Howard and a conference loss to Central Connecticut. They finished the non-conference portion of their schedule with a 3-6-1 record.
- The women’s soccer team dropped two out of three, all NEC games, with their lone victory a 1-0 victory over Central Connecticut.
- The volleyball team was a perfect 4-0 in my absense and are a perfect 6-0 now in conference play this season.
- Annika Foit was named Molten/NEC Player of the Week.
- Kyle Robinson officially became the winningest coach in LIU history with a 107-74 record.
St. Francis Brooklyn has also begun the NEC portion of its schedules. Here’s the latest.
- The soccer team is now on a three game winning streak and haven’t lost since Sept. 7 as they beat NJIT and Sacred Heart 2-0 and 1-0 respectively. The win over Sacred Heart was their first NEC victory so far.
- The volleyball team hasn’t been as strong lately and dropped three out of four conference games last week. Their lone win was a 3-1 victory over Fairleigh Dickinson. They are 2-4 in conference play.
The rest of Brooklyn’s college sports scene.
- The ASA Avengers football team beat Dean 55-17 on Oct. 5 and beat Lackawanna 27-0 on Oct. 12.
- Quarterback Aaron Young was named NEFC’s Player of the Week after he threw for 227 yards against Dean.
- The ASA women’s soccer team went a perfect 3-0 with wins against Holyoke, Massasoit and Burlington. They are now 9-2 overall on the season.
- The ASA men’s soccer team tied 2-2 in its only match of the week against Monroe College. With a 9-1-1 record, they begin regional playoffs on Oct. 23.
- A NJCAA Division I poll released on Oct. 8 had the Avengers ranked no. 13 in the country.
- Brooklyn College’s volleyball player Julia Bodgan was named CUNYAC Rookie of the Week.
- BC’s Soccer player Jordan Kerwin also was named CUNYAC Rookie of the Week.
- Soccer player Marco Thimm-Kaiser was the third player named CUNYAC Player of the Week for Brooklyn College.