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After a rough start to the first half of the season, the Rutgers men’s soccer team added another win to its season total and at a good time as well, as a conference foe approaches.The Scarlet Knights (2-7-1) will host their fellow Big Ten conference opponent Wisconsin (5-2-2, 2-1-0) this Sunday afternoon at 3:30 p.m., after ending their five-game losing streak on Tuesday night.Rutgers traveled down to Princeton for the annual inter-state matchup, a tradition that now dates back 59 years.
Due to a slow start, the Rutgers field hockey team found itself behind early, and was unable to recover despite a late push. Even worse, it may have lost a star player for an unknown amount of time.The No. 19 Scarlet Knights (7-4, 2-1) rallied against No. 10 Northwestern (8-4, 3-1) on Friday, but fell just short, losing 3-2.
Twenty-six seconds. That’s how long it took for the Rutgers women’s soccer team to break a 0-0 tie in overtime against No. 12 Wisconsin.In a battle of two top-20 programs, the No. 16 Scarlet Knights (9-1-2, 3-1-1) defeated the Badgers (8-3-1, 2-2-1) thanks to freshman forward Amirah Ali’s overtime heroics.
The Rutgers men’s soccer team failed to capitalize on some mid-season momentum this weekend, remaining winless in the Big Ten.The Scarlet Knights (2-8-1, 0-5-0) played at home this past Sunday afternoon, facing Wisconsin (6-2-2, 3-1-0) for the fifth time in four years. A 1-0 halftime lead was not enough for Rutgers to hold onto, as it fell behind in the second half and eventually fell, 3-2.
The Rutgers men's cross country team returned to Goodman Campus this past Friday for the annual Paul Short Run. The Knights already raced this course when they took part in the Lehigh Invitational in early September, where they took first place. This time around Rutgers finished 23rd out of 40 teams. Six members of the team finished with personal bests in the 8,000-meter race.
The Rutgers women’s cross country team placed 37th overall and collected six new personal-records (PRs) at last Friday’s 44th-annual Paul Short Run six-kilometer (6k) race hosted by Lehigh.The Scarlet Knights saw freshman runner Olympia Martin yet again leading the pack in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, this time by being the only Knight to earn a sub-22-minute time at the Goodman Campus Cross Country Course, according to the Scarlet Knights website.Martin ended up finishing the race in 21:31, good for her best 6k collegiate effort and an overall placement of 132 out of 369 runners, according to RunHigh.com.Rutgers earned a total of 922 points after the dust had settled at Lehigh, according to the site.Taking first place at this year’s Paul Short Run was No. 21 Utah State, which earned 72 points in its victory, according to the site.Despite the trailing results on paper, head coach James Robinson was pleased with his team’s second effort at Lehigh."We're heading in the right direction and we'll continue to improve as the season continues,” Robinson said, according to the Scarlet Knights website.Following Martin were nine other runners for the youthful Rutgers squad, including five additional PRs.Senior Alexandra Juzwiak just missed a sub-22-minute mark, earning a new personal best of 22:03 (200) – her best 6k time since the 2014 Big Ten Championship, according to the site.Sophomore Emma Bergman, who had placed a personal emphasis on the Knights getting as close to 22 minutes as possible, had to be pleased with the progression displayed in Bethlehem.She earned a new PR of 22:12 (217), her best time since the Lehigh Invitational only a few weeks back, according to the site.Sophomore Stephanie Mauer was the next best runner for the Knights, posting a new PR of 22:15 (224) – her best since the 2016 Paul Short Run, according to the site.Sophomore Nadia Saponara followed Mauer at 22:19 (233), according to the site.Freshman Kiera Nealon bested her Lehigh Invitational 6k time of 22:44, running the Paul Short course in 22:20 (236), according to the site.Sophomore Lou Mialhe finished the 6k in 22:35 (270) which ousted her previous best of 22:50 set at last year’s Paul Short Run, according to the site.Rounding out the PRs for Rutgers was sophomore Kelsey Farbanish, who ran the course in 24:07 (351) – besting her 6k time of 24:54 set earlier in the month at the Lehigh Invitational, according to the site.Junior Genevieve Cickavage finished the 6k in 22:49, good for 288th overall, according to the site.Freshman Kaitlyn Bragen earned a time of 23:22, placing 320th overall, according to the site.Next time out, Rutgers will compete in the Metropolitan Championships hosted by Fordham at Van Cortlandt Park in Bronx, New York, where the team has earned two titles since 2014, on Friday, October 13th. For updates on the Rutgers women's cross country team, follow @TargumSports on Twitter.
The bad news for the Rutgers football team? It was just embarrassed at home by No. 11 Ohio State to the tune of 56-0.
The struggles continued for the Rutgers football team when it was beaten down at home by No. 11 Ohio State by a score of 56-0.
There was a point Saturday night — sometime after the first wave of students and spectators filed out and before the second wave — where the Rutgers football team strung together two passes. Both forward, both illegal. On the same play.The Scarlet Knights were down 35-0, three minutes removed from halftime, and it still may not have been the lowest valley for them.Instead, that may have come when kicker Andrew Harte, with less than a minute to go in the game, sent a 32-yard field goal straight into the left goalpost. There's a metaphor in there somewhere.