The Hofstra Pride won its first nonconference game of the season by grinding out a 10-7 victory over the Great Danes of Albany.
Quantum Physics and nanotechnology are not the usual subjects studied by Division I athletes. Division I athletes are not usually nominated by their school for the Goldwater Scholarship, which is given to the countries top science, math and engineering students.
The weather was cold, but the Hofstra Pride baseball team was heating up, winning two out of three games this past weekend against Colonial Athletic Association opponent Towson.
For the second time this season the Hofstra baseball team failed to complete a furious comeback against a MAAC opponent, falling to Marist 12-11 on Wednesday at University Field.
The pattern continued for the Pride this past weekend as it followed up a victory in a series opener against Colonial Athletic Association opponent Delaware with two losses. The Pride did the same thing the previous weekend, dropping two straight at James Madison after winning the opener.
The Pride committed five errors and found itself down 9-0 heading into the bottom of the seventh inning against the Rider Broncs, when Hofstra found a rally in its home opener.
The Pride traveled to Tallahassee,FL last weekend to take on the no. 5 Florida State Seminoles. It was a repeat of last season’s matchup though, as Hofstra suffered three straight losses to Florida State, getting outscored 37-6 in the process.
The Hofstra Pride baseball team headed south this past weekend for its 2011 season opener against Florida Atlantic University. The Pride finished last season 20-28-1 and looked to the series against the Owls as a chance to start its season on a strong note.
The scene: Game 3 of the ALCS at Yankee Stadium. The brisk evening air runs through the bleachers as I, along with my fellow staff members, clutch our Go Hofstra Football sign, waving it in the air, like we just don’t care.
Very few people thought that after their respective firings, former Mets manager Jerry Manuel and general manager Omar Minaya would ever find their way back into New York baseball.