Vineland, N.J.- The club ultimate team traveled to Vineland, N.J., this past weekend, to compete in the, ‘Garden State 9,’ Tournament, their second competitive setting. The team competed in three matchups on Saturday. They lost to Salisbury University in their first match, 13-4, and the Princeton University ‘B’ team in their second match, 11-4, before officially winning their first ever match as a team, 11-3, against Lancaster Bible College.
On Sunday, the team faced off against the Revolution of the College of New Jersey (TCNJ). Sacred Heart struck first and jumped ahead 2-0. TCNJ though would fight back and eventually tie the score at 2 and would take the lead later on in the half. Sacred Heart would stay in it, and TCNJ led at the end of the first half, 7-5. Ultimately however, the Revolution took off in the second half, outscoring Sacred Heart 6-1, to take the game, 13-6.
Sacred Heart would then take on Lancaster Bible again in their final match of the tournament. This time, Lancaster Bible were the ones coming out on top, 9-8, in a close battle that was fought in wind, rain and mud. Sacred Heart would attain another victory over Lehigh University via forfeit, 2-0, giving them a 2-4 record for the tournament, and a 2-9 overall record for the season.
The team now looks ahead to Sectionals, which will be held from April 13-14, at Yale University in New Haven.