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page 8 - The Behrend College Beacon - Septemer 10, 1998
Women sweep Herb Lauffer
By Mau Buser
The Behrend women's soccer
team got the season started on the
right foot this past weekend, win
ning the Herb Lauffer Memorial soc
cer tournament, to which they
Game one on Friday was against
Lycoming College. The ladies
played well and used their team
speed to cruise to a 4-0 victory.
Goals were scored by Amy
Laßocca, Lisa Fox, Bethany
September 5 Herb Lauffer Memorial Tournament
September 1 (c Fredonia
September 5 Herb Lauffer Memorial Tournament- Oswego
September 6 Herb Lauffer Memorial Tournament- Lycoming
M, W, COED
- Individual and team play
- At Downing Golf Course
- First round Sep 26
- Individual and team competition
- Race begins at 6:00 pm, Monday, October 5
Commuter Euchre Tournament
Registration Deadline: Oct 9
Cummings, and Lauren Arrigo.
Michelle Malatesta got the shutout
at net. "The women played a very
physical game, - commented assis-
It was satisfying to win a
tournament you host.
Chuck &twitch, assistant women's soccer
tam coach Chuck Baranich
The championship game was
played on Saturday against Oswego.
Herb Lauffer Memorial Tournament
((t) Westminster Invitational
L) Cortland Invitational
New York University
@ Penn State Altoona
Registration Deadline: September 18
Registration Deadline: October 2
Behrend won this hard fought battle
2-1. Goals were scored by Michelle
Finch and Laura Ferko. It was an im
pressive start for the Behrend
women's team. "It was satisfying to
win a tournament you host," re
Upcoming home games for the
women are Saturday. September 12
at 3:30 against Oberlin; Tuesday,
September 15 at 4:00 against Keuka;
and Saturday September 19 at 3:30
against Lake Erie.
Men - Ist place
Brian Gaines - 27:21.0
W 15-6, 15-5, 15-8
W 15-4, 15-10, 15-6
L 3-15, 6-15, 6-15
L 7-15, 15-12, 12-15, 15-6, 11-15
W 15-3, 15-13, 15-6
welcomes new coach
By Jason Snyder
The Behrend cross country teams
opened their 1998 season this past
"This is a good group
that is easy to work
with. They have the
ability to do well."
weekend under the direction of first
year head coach, Rich Hoffman.
Dan Hoffman, new cross country and track and f ield coach
Upcoming Sporting Events
Coach Hoffman brings his years of
coaching experience to Behrend in
hopes of building and improving the
cross country and track and field pro
He has set his goals high for the
1998 season in hopes of coaching his
team to a top three finish in the Re
gional meet, qualifying them in the
National meet in November.
The men's team is off to a strong
start, winning the Fisher Invitational
held at Westminster this past week
end. The men were led by Brian
Gaines, Mark Suroviec, and Dennis
Halaszynski, who placed first, second
and fifth respectively.
The women's team enters the sea
son battling inexperience and a lack
of involvement. Their roster currently
@ Carnegie Mellon
@ Case Western
@ Thiel Invitational
@ Allegheny w/ Fredonia
@ Lake Erie
@ Buffalo State
@ Allegheny Invitational TB A
holds five runners, the minimum
number needed to be placed in meets.
Coach Hoffman hopes for more par
ticipation in the near future.
Up next for the Behrend runners
will be an Invitational at Thiel Col
lege held this Saturday, September 12.
The Lions will then host their Invita
tional the following Saturday on
Behrend's new course. The meet will
start at 11:00 a.m. at the soccer fields.
Coach Hoffman is pleased with the
outlook for the season and effort
shown so far by the teams. "This is a
good group that is easy to work with.
They have the ability to do well."
photo by Andrea Zal fino