Men’s Soccer

This weekend, the men’s soccer team traveled to New Rochelle to open the MAAC season against Iona College.

The Stags have been unbeaten in the MAAC for the past year and unfortunately lost this weekend against Iona with a score of 4-2.

After the first score from the Gaels, Daniel Shaw ’14 scored to tie up the game with an assist from George Newton ’16. Iona then scored again with only four minutes remaining, regaining the lead.

In the second half, Iona scored a pair of goals, expanding the lead 4-1 over the Stags. Sophomore Jake Zuniga scored his first goal of the season 68 minutes into the game, resulting in the final score of 4-2.

The Stags continue their MAAC season with a game against St. Peter’s College this Friday at 3 p.m.


The Fairfield swimming and diving team opened their season against Boston College on Saturday. The men’s team won the meet with a score of 153-129.

Sophomore Tyler Conley won three individual events: the 50m freestyle, 100m freestyle as well as the 100m fly, starting off the season on an amazing note.

Junior Cody Parker won the 400m freestyle as well as receiving 3rd in the 200m freestyle.

Senior Paul Bimmler came in 2nd place in both the 100m backstroke as well as then 200m backstroke.

Junior Kevin Greener was the runner-up in the 800m freestyle, Chris Weaver’ 15 came in third in the 100m with a personal best and received 3rd place points in the 200m individual medley.

Sophomore Brett Borgognone came in 3rd in the 200m fly with a personal best as well as earning 2nd place points.

Sophomore Joe Dowling placed third on the 3-meter with a personal best. Junior Brien Bates placed 5th on the 1-meter with a personal best as well as Ryan Krebs ’13 finishing 4th on the 3-m and 4th on the 1-m for diving.

The Women’s team came close to the Eagles, but fell short with a score of 152-137.

Freshman Kelly Mulligan had an amazing first meet for the Stags, winning three individual events, the 100m backstroke, the 200m backstroke and the 200 individual medley, as well as earning 2nd place in the 200m medley relay.

Senior Cacky Keating began her last season with two individual victories as well as making her collegiate debut as the lead leg of the 200m medley relay. The Stags relay team consisted of Suzy Lawlor’14, Keating, Mulligan, and Emily Pedrick’14. Keating won the 200m fly as well as the 100m fly.

Lawlor won the 100m breaststroke as well as finishing fourth in the 200m breaststroke and coming in 2nd in the 200m individual medley.

Sophomore transfer Ariel Bond won the 400m freestyle as well as winning 2nd place in the 200m freestyle.

For the diving team, Ashlee Steinberger ’15 came in 2nd on the 1-m, as well as 3rd on the 3-m. Sophomore Lauren Kemple placed 5th on the 1-m meter as well as 6th on the 3-m.

Cross Country

This past weekend, both men and women competed in the New England Championships at Stanley Park in Westfield, Massachusetts.

The men’s team came in 16th out of a total of 37 teams while the women came in 22nd.

Sophomore Connor Kelley, in addition to Howie Rosas’14, Brian Cleary’14 and Kyle Short’13 all had their personal bests in the 8k this weekend, and all came in at under 26 minutes.

Junior John Lobo also had an amazing race in addition to Dylan Fisher’ 13 and Greg Chase ’13.

For the women’s team, Maureen Crimmins’ 15 was the Stag’s first finisher with a personal best for a 5k.

Sophomores Danielle Renzi and Cate Forte ’15 had their personal bests. In addition, Sam Goodnow’13, Hillary Maxson’14 and Maggie MacKenzie’ 15 were the top 6 runners for the Stags.

The Stags run again on October 13 at home to host the Fr. W. Laurence O’Neil Invitational. The women’s 5k begins at 10:30 a.m. and the men’s 8k begins at 11:15 a.m.

The Stags travel to Lake Buena Vista, Fl on Oct. 27 for the MAAC Championships will which air on ESPN3.

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