The student newspaper of Clark University

The Scarlet

The student newspaper of Clark University

The Scarlet

The student newspaper of Clark University

The Scarlet

This Week in Clark University Athletics

Women’s Soccer

Women’s soccer took on Springfield College in an away match on Saturday, Sept. 23, sustaining their first defeat of the season in a 0-2 loss. 

The women’s soccer squad bounced back after their Saturday loss, beating the Framingham State University Rams 3-0 on Wednesday, Sept. 27. Clark’s three-goal victory was led by Siobhan Lounsbury and Gabriella Herivaux, who each had a goal and assist each. The Cougars backline also held firm as first-year keeper Gabrielle Huryn saved all six shots on goal faced during the match.

Men’s Soccer

The men’s soccer unit hosted fellow NEWMAC competitor Springfield College on Saturday, Sept. 23 in the team’s senior day game. The match ended in a nil-nil draw, with our Cougars unable to find the back of the net on 15 total shots. Three seniors – Teddy Donahue, Anyolo Makatiani and Andrew DiStefano – were honored before that game, with DiStefano making three saves during the match.

Clark men’s soccer visited Brandeis University on Tuesday, Sept. 26, losing 0-1 in a close showdown against the Judges.  


Clark’s volleyball team traveled to Northampton, Mass. to take on the Smith College Pioneers on Saturday, Sept. 23. The Cougs dropped the NEWMAC matchup 0 sets to 3 sets. Later that same day, the Cougars faced off against Bowdoin College in a neutral site game. Unfortunately, Clark also lost that competition 0-3. 

The Cougz’ next volleyball match was played at Springfield College on Tuesday, Sept. 26, ending in a 0-3 loss to the Pride. 

Field Hockey

Clark field hockey tangled with crosstown rival Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) on Saturday, Sept. 23. The Cougars were defeated by the Engineers 1-5, with Clark’s lone goal of the game coming off the stick of sophomore Ciaran Cubbage in the first quarter. 

Field hockey played host to the University of Saint Joseph Blue Jays on Tuesday, Sept. 26. Ciaran Cubbage scored all of the Cougz’ goals once again, striking paydirt in the first and fourth quarters to give Clark a 2-1 win. 

Men’s Tennis 

The men’s tennis squad faced off against Assumption University on Friday, Sept. 22, dropping the set of matches 0-7. 

Clark’s men’s tennis went on the road Wednesday, Sept. 27 for a matchup with Colby-Sawyer College. The Cougars came home victorious, 6-3, with wins in doubles 1 and 3, as well as in the singles 1, 4, 5, and 6 matches. 

Women’s Tennis 

The women’s tennis team traveled down to Providence, R.I. to face Rhode Island College for their third contest of the season. The Cougars fell to the Anchormen 2-7, taking home victories only in the doubles 2 and singles 4 matches. Clark’s Olivia Shipley competed in both matches the Cougs won. 

Clark women’s tennis hosted Lesley University in a mid-week bout on Tuesday, Sept. 26, ending the day with a 6-3 victory over the Lynx. The Cougars captured victory in the doubles 2 and doubles 3 matches, while also winning four out of the six singles competitions. Sophomore Crisi Patel and junior Emma Allen both swept their respective singles matches 6-0, 6-0. 

Cross Country

Both the women’s and men’s cross country team ran at the Williams Purple Valley XC competition on the morning of Saturday, Sept. 23. At the end of the race day, the women’s squad finished in fifth place out of six total schools who fielded runners. As for the men’s team, they came in at sixth place overall in a field of seven schools. The highest finisher for either Clark team was junior Lily Carey, who crossed the finish line at forty-second place in the women’s 6k race. 

Upcoming Schedule

Clark women’s tennis will play against Western New England University at home on Friday, Sept. 29. 

Saturday, Sept. 30 will be a loaded day for Clark Athletics. First, men’s tennis will visit Nichols College for a late-morning matchup between the Cougars and the Bison. Both cross country teams will travel to Keene, N.H. for a race at Keene State University. Volleyball is set to host first-year NEWMAC opponent Salve Regina in a crucial game that could end the team’s three-game skid. Cougz volleyball will play the second game of a home doubleheader Saturday, facing down a match with Western New England University. Field hockey will be on the road to take on Mount Holyoke College in a NEWMAC showdown. Finally, for Saturday, both soccer teams will compete against the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, with the men’s team on the road and the women’s squad hosting the Beavers. 

Women’s soccer will play their second game in as many days when the Cougz face off against Williams College on Sunday, Oct. 1. This will be the only competition for the day.

Four Clark teams will play on Tuesday, Oct. 3. Women’s tennis and field hockey have Smith College on the docket; both games will be at home in Worcester. Also on Tuesday, men’s soccer will take a short trip to play at Worcester State University. Last but not least, volleyball will partake in a contest against Wheaton College at home.

Women’s soccer will kick off Wednesday, Oct. 4 with yet another competition against Smith College, traveling to face the Pioneers on the road. As for Clark’s only other contest on Wednesday, Clark men’s tennis will host Gordon College for an afternoon matchup. 

Finally, on Thursday, Oct. 5, volleyball has a competition at Worcester State scheduled for that night.

Leave a Comment
More to Discover

Comments (0)

Comment approval is subject to the discretion of the Scarlet editorial board.
All The Scarlet Picks Reader Picks Sort: Newest

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *