After losing their last five games on the road, Women’s Volleyball had a commanding victory against Eckerd, sweeping them 3-0 on Oct. 11. After a 10 year winless drought against the Tritons, the Sharks were able to prove themselves. Redshirt Junior Ally Ford had a team high of 13 kills, nailing 50 percent of her 26 attacks, as well as contributing eight digs and two blocks; Ford helped lead the team in their strong performance.
After a slow first half to their game on Oct. 12, Men’s Soccer came out firing in the second portion of their game, scoring two goals that lead them to a 2-0 victory against Tampa. Limiting the Spartans to just seven shots (with one on goal), the Sharks kept the opposing goalkeeper busy with 16 total shots, with nine on goal. Matty Cormish broke the stalemate in the 60th minute, followed by a goal nine minutes later from Henrik Berg. The Sharks will get a week off before they host Eckerd on Oct. 19.
With three of their top 16 rowers out, Women’s Rowing was still able to put up solid numbers in matches against both Barry and Miami on Oct. 12. The Sharks A boat finished fourth overall at 15:11.50, just 16 seconds behind Barry’s top boat. In addition to their A boat, the Sharks were able to show their strong depth in their B boat, placing sixth overall with a 0.6 second finish ahead of Barry. Coming up on Saturday, Oct. 26, our Sharks will travel north to DeLand, FL for the Stetson Invitational, which will wrap up their races for the fall season.
Men’s Swim were able to continue their early stretch of successes, taking first place with 951 points in the Shark Invitational on Oct. 12. In the 200 medley relay race, the team consisting of Aleksei Averchenko, Alessandro Xella, Magnus Poulsen and Jonathan Yanello grabbed first with a time of 1:33.06, while Poulsen was also able to win the 100 fly, with a time of 49.81. The Sharks will square off against Lynn on Oct. 25.