The Ionian

Sports

Women’s basketball has high hopes with strong team depth

Michael RitzStaff Writer

October 12, 2010

The basketball season is almost here. Maroon Madness on Oct. 22 officially commences the men's and women's basketball programs. Anthony Bozzella is entering his eighth year as the women's basketball head coach. Bozzella has brought the team to new heights coming off of last year, which saw the team make th...

Men’s and women’s cross country team take fifth in the METS

Christopher SponnStaff Writer

October 12, 2010

The Iona men's and women's cross country teams raced in the Brooks Paul Short Run in Bethlehem, Pa., on Oct. 1. Senior Josh Hibbs led the men's team with a 75th place finish in the men's gold race. Hibbs covered the 8k course in 25:05, while sophomore Christopher Stogsdill placed 129th crossing the l...

Soccer opens up in MAAC

Soccer opens up in MAAC

Sandy HunterStaff Writer

October 12, 2010

The men's and women's Iona soccer teams have begun conference play. Both the men's and women's divisions of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference will be very strong this year, and both Iona soccer teams anticipate being very competitive.   The men's roster includes two members who were selected by to...

Volleyball team wins a tight one against the Griffins

Volleyball team wins a tight one against the Griffins

Michael Ritz & Phil VecchioneStaff Writer & Sports Editor

October 12, 2010

The Iona College volleyball team has performed well in the last few weeks. The Gaels had a three-game winning streak snapped by Niagara this past weekend. The Gaels improved to 12-6 after their victory over Canisius in the team's fifth set victory on Sunday, which places them in a tied for first in the c...

Golf team finds success at Fossum Invitational

Michael RitzStaff Writer

September 30, 2010

The Iona Golf team's season is officially underway as they participated in Michigan State's Fossum Invitational at the Forest Akers West Golf Course in East Lansing, Mich., on Sept. 11-12.    Their first tournament was tough. The Gaels placed 15th overall and had to deal with some bad weather conditi...

Kristian Bocage nets game winner in a classic

Andrew JordanStaff Writer

September 30, 2010

After losing their first three games during the Princeton Invitational the week prior, the Iona men's Water Polo team got back to work as they travelled to the ECAC Championships in Cambridge, Mass. First up for the Gaels was an old nemesis in George Washington University. The week prior, Iona lost 12-11 to...

Men’s and women’s soccer have mixed results

Sandy HunterStaff Writer

September 30, 2010

The Iona Women's soccer has recorded mixed results in their last two games. The Gaels won 1-0 in Binghamton on a goal from senior Ali Werner.  The goal was Werner's first of the season, and the fifth of her career.  With the win, the second of their season, the Gaels ended a four-game losing streak. ...

The men’s cross country team finishes seventh at Van Cortlandt

Christopher Sponn Staff Writer

September 30, 2010

The Iona College men's and women's cross country teams competed in the 16th Annual Br. John "Paddy" Doyle Meet of Champions at Van Cortland Park. The 10th-ranked men's team finished seventh overall and were led by the duo of junior Alexander Soderberg and senior Leonard Korir. Both harriers were able...

Volleyball team continues to win in tight games

Michael RitzStaff Writer

September 30, 2010

The Iona College Volleyball team got their conference play underway on Sept. 18 when they played in Jersey City, NJ, against the St. Peters Peahens.   Coming off a tough five-set loss at Columbia, the Gaels dominated the Peahens, winning in three straight sets, 25-14, 25-17, and 25-15. Senior setter...

Softball gets off to a good start

Christopher SponnStaff Writer

September 30, 2010

The Iona College softball team began the 2010 fall season at the St. Joseph's Tournament in Ambler, Pa. on Sept. 18. New Head Coach Roni Rivera stressed the importance of the fall season by saying, "The fall season is crucial to the development of the team and preparation for the spring. These games ...

The Student News Site of Iona College
Sports