Matt Brown kicked off his collegiate men's soccer career in a big way for Neumann University.
The freshman midfielder, a 2018 Middle Township High School graduate, scored the deciding goal for the Knights in a 2-0 win over Penn State-Abington on Saturday. It was the first collegiate goal for Brown, a Press All-Star honorable mention last season.
The goal came off a rebound in the 65th minute. Brown emerged from a scramble in front of the net to bang home the goal.
Ryan Saul (Ocean City) started on defense and helped Massachusetts to a 2-1 win over Saint Peter’s.
Senior running back Wes Hills (Wildwood H.S.) rushed for 164 yards on 21 carries with a touchdown in his debut with NCAA Division II Slippery Rock University in a 38-31 win over Kentucky State on Saturday.
LB Victor Mahar (Ocean City) had two tackles, including half of a sack, in FDU-Florham’s 35-21 win over The College of New Jersey. For TCNJ, QB Andrew Donoghue (Ocean City) completed 12 of 25 passes for 178 yards and a touchdown and two interceptions.
LB Dan Walsh (Ocean City) had a team-high seven tackles, including one for a loss and half of a sack, in Merchant Marine's 30-9 win over Misericordia.
Veronica Garcia (Ocean City) scored in the 16th minute of Arcadia’s 2-1 win over Haverford.
Rialee Allen (Ocean City) had a goal and an assist and Shannon O’Reilly (Ocean City) added an assist in La Salle’s 3-0 win over Central Michigan.
Kelly Hanna (Ocean City) had a goal and an assist in Monmouth’s 2-0 win over Hofstra.
Women’s cross country
Cairn’s Gretchen Shirk (Ocean City) was fifth (19 minutes, 19 seconds) at the Cairn Invitational.
Mackenzie Greene (Ocean City) was seventh (19:51) for Immaculata at the Atlantic East Preview Meet in Scott Township, Pennsylvania.
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