The Endicott football team increased their winning streak to five games as they conquered Becker 45-13. Senior Christian Cole got things started early for the Gulls with a 71-yard touchdown reception and tallied 100 yards on the day. Joe Kalosky continued his success with four passing touchdowns and found the endzone himself in the victory. He now has an astonishing 1,131 passing yards and 15 touchdowns in his last five games. The Gulls remain undefeated in conference play and won’t return to action until Saturday, November 3rd against Western New England at 12:00 P.M.
The Endicott field hockey team came up empty in a road matchup against Bates 3-0 last Thursday. The contest was scoreless in the first half despite Bates holding the advantage in shots throughout the game. Those scoring chances payed off in the second half with two goals less than seven minutes apart courtesy of Grace Fitzgerald and Taylor Lough. There wasn’t another goal until the 70:00 mark where Lough would add yet another to secure the victory. The Gulls still stand strong at 13-4 this season and will host Nichols at 7:00 P.M on Wednesday, October 24th.
Nichols took home their third CCC championship in as many years with a 5-3 triumph over Endicott this past Saturday. The Bison swept their way through doubles play and despite Endicott outplaying Nichols in singles play, it wasn’t enough in the end. Justine Hoover, Gretta Hartman and Fernanda Trevino all won consecutive singles matches in the loss. The Gulls saw their season come to a close but after a 12-2 season they will look to come back and represent the CCC next season.
The Endicott women’s soccer team came out on top with a 2-1 victory over the Curry Colonels to improve to 9-4-4. Hannah Pesci and Tayla Randall traded scores in the first half and the game was headed to overtime despite Endicott holding an advantage in shots on goal 15-3. Jillian Presser would play the role of the hero and give the Gulls the victory on a left-footed shot in double overtime. Maggie Chamberlain was sharp in net for Curry with 13 saves. Seniors Delaney Caggiano, Sharlotte Pernice and Mary Verneris were also honored on senior day for their time and commitment towards the program.
The Endicott men’s soccer team picked up right where they left off and took two of their last three games to round their record to 10-5-2. Four different players all found the net in the team’s 4-1 victory against the University of New England. Things didn’t go as planned three days later against Rochester as the No. 9 ranked Yellowjackets took home the 2-0 victory behind a shutout from goaltender Patrick Conway. The Gulls responded with a 2-1 victory over Springfield thanks to Dario Neukom’s double overtime tally and Jack Bacon’s incredible 12 saves in the win. The team now waits for the seedings to be released and will begin the CCC tournament on Saturday, October 27th.
The Endicott women’s volleyball team has outscored their opponents 9-1 in their last three contests in route to a three game win streak. The team swept their way past the University of New England and followed that with a 3-1 victory over Western New England as senior Emma Mancini racked up 39 kills in the two games. Mackenzie Kennedy continued her defensive dominance against Wentworth with 19 digs and now has an astonishing 468 digs on the season, shattering her own personal record of 242 last season. The Gulls now hold a tie for first place and will wait for Curry to come to town this Saturday, October 27th at 1:00 P.M.
The Endicott men’s rugby team collected a 98-7 win in the first round of the CCRC playoffs this past friday over Wheaton, defending their No. 8 national ranking. Orion Mann was effective all over the field with 5 tries and the Gulls will matchup against Umass Dartmouth in round 2 on Friday, October 26th at 7:30 P.M.
The Endicott men’s golf team took part in the NEIGA DIII championship and took home 8th place out of the 23 teams that participated. Carter Knox was a huge bright spot for the Gulls as he finished with an 8th place tie and +10 over all. Christopher Billings wasn’t far behind as he finished tied for 18th place in the standings. It was a good performance for Endicott and the Gulls look to come back even stronger during the spring season.
Men’s and Women’s Ice Hockey
The Endicott men’s and women’s ice hockey teams also kick off their seasons this Saturday. The men’s team came up short in both of their preseason contests but look to bounce back as their first opponent are the Cadet of Norwich at home and the women’s team will be squaring off against Southern Me. The puck drops at 4:00 P.M. for both games with hopes of getting the all important first win of the season.
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