Beacons Compete at Ramapo College Indoor Select for First Time
Four Beacons set personal bests at the Ramapo College Indoor Select in New York City on Saturday. Freshman Christopher Sian-Aguirre posted two career bests for a school total of five.
In the 200-meter dash, Renee O’Brien recorded a time of 26.21 seconds, Kelly Desane finished in 23.67 seconds, and Sian-Aguirre recorded a time of 24.50 seconds. Two personal bests were recorded in the long jump: Xavier Romero finished in 11th place with 20-05.75 feet and Sian-Aguirre finished in 22nd place with a jump of 18-02.25 feet.
Sophomore sprinter Hulerie McGuffie led the way for the women's team with her fourth-place finish in the 400-meter dash.
The Beacons (7-7-3) earned their biggest win in three years with an 8-0 victory over New England College on Saturday afternoon. Kristen Embrey and Emily Russell each picked up three points, while Tori Pizzuto recorded a game-high two goals. The Beacons host first-place Norwich University on Friday.
Women’s basketball (10-5) beat Connecticut State University 66-40 on Friday for their first win against the Blue Devils since 2007 The Beacons, 2-1 on the week, also picked up a 54-39 win over Bridgewater State University on Thursday. Their game today against UMass Dartmouth has been moved up to 4 p.m. due to weather.
The Beacons (5-9) look to bounce back following losses this week to Plymouth State University, Bridgewater State University, and Western Connecticut State University. The Beacons host UMass Dartmouth at 6 p.m. today as part of the basketball doubleheader.
Following a 4-1 win over St. Anselm College on Friday, the Beacons (13-2-2) had their 14-game unbeaten streak stopped on Saturday with a 3-2 loss to New England College. They host Babson College Friday at 7 p.m.