LIU Post Recap: A Mixed Week For Men’s, Women’s Teams

Alexander, LIU Post
Yohance Alexander. Photo: LIU Post

The LIU Post men’s soccer team went 1-1 during the past week, while the women’s team had a win and a draw. 

Men’s Soccer (6-2-0)

Wednesday, September 26 — President’s Stadium, Old Westbury
LIU Post 1
Queens College 2
Recap: The 15th-ranked LIU Post men’s soccer team saw its five-game win streak snapped by the Queens College Knights. Senior Oliver Hessner Hansen stopped a season-high eight shots, but two tallies within one minute proved to be the difference. Graduate student Lukas Ostermann scored his ninth goal of the season that gave the Pioneers an early 1-0 lead.  

Saturday, September 29 — Soccer Stadium, Rochester, NY
Roberts Wesleyan College 0
LIU Post 1 (2OT)
Recap: Junior Yohance Alexander provided the heroics during the final minute of play, scoring the game’s only goal with 36 seconds remaining to lift LIU Post past Roberts Wesleyan College. Senior Oliver Hessner Hansen stopped all six shots he faced to earn his fourth shutout of the season, lowering his goals-against average to under 1.00 for the first time on the year.

Women’s Soccer (5-2-1)

Wednesday, September 26 — Pace Stadium, Westchester
Pace 2
LIU Post 2
Recap: Two second-half goals helped the LIU Post women’s soccer team tie Pace University, 2-2, in a contest shortened by lightning. Trailing during the second half, sophomore Sydney Pasquarella of East Northport tied the game in the 73rd minute and Gabrielle Clark gave the Pioneers the lead with a goal in the 85th minute. However, Pace would even the match just two minutes later.

Saturday, September 29 — Soccer Stadium, Rochester, NY
Roberts Wesleyan 0
LIU Post 3
Recap: Freshman Kendra Oldroyd opened the scoring late in the first half. Nearly 15 minutes into the second half, junior Julia Duffy of Oceanside found the top corner with a shot from outside the box to put LIU Post ahead 2-0. In the 84th minute, redshirt-junior Alice Schonfeldt scored on a set piece from outside the box.

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