In the final week of the regular season the Hofstra women’s basketball team took on three teams they suffered losses to earlier in the year. Hofstra went 2-1 in those three contests with a road win against Towson 47-41, a 53-37 win against Northeastern and a 59-41 loss at Delaware. The Pride finished out the regular season with a conference record of 11-7, which is good for the sixth seed in next week’s CAA Tournament in Harrisonburg, VA.
While at the NFCA Leadoff Classic in Georgia, the softball team was on top of their game, wrapping up the series on Sunday with a 4-1 record.
The women’s lacrosse team rebounded on Monday, from their loss to Notre Dame, when they defeated Albany in come-from-behind fashion. The team’s second half offensive display helped achieve a 17-14 victory, improving its record to 2-1.
Despite, an early 2-0 lead, the Pride baseball team (0-5) fell short for the third straight game to the no. 2 Florida State Seminoles (5-0), 14-4.
The CAA Men’s basketball tournament commences on Friday, March 5. The Chronicle takes a look at why each team can and cannot win the tournament. No team outside the top four has won the CAA tournament since 1992-93 when seventh seeded East Carolina beat top seed James Madison.
Men’s lacrosse head coach Seth Tierney looked down the sideline during Saturday’s game against Princeton and for the first time in his tenure at Hofstra, he was not looking at his uncle, Bill Tierney.
The Hofstra women’s basketball team travels into Newark, DE tonight to battle the University of Delaware Blue Hens for a top four seed and first round bye in the CAA Tournament. Delaware previously beat Hofstra 71-65 at the Mack Sports Complex on January, 24.
In their last basketball game in front of a Mack Sports Complex crowd, Pride seniors Cornelius Vines and Miklos Szabo helped the Pride to an 87-74 victory against the Georgia State Panthers.
After a 56-52 loss at Northeastern last Sunday, the Hofstra Women’s Basketball team proved they have the mental stability to compete and win in the CAA. Last Thursday the Pride earned a gritty 10-point victory over the George Mason Patriots at home and the following Sunday a road win against defending CAA Champion Drexel.
LAST SEASON : 11-4 overall, 6-0 in CAA play
Lost in first round of CAA tournament to Villanova 7-9
Lost in first round of NCAA tournament to Cornell 8-11