Sports In Brief



Women’s Volleyball

During the Mason Invitational, which occurred on Sept. 20 and 21 at the RAC, women’s volleyball hosted and played against Wake Forest, Seton Hall and William & Mary. 

The Patriots defeated William & Mary three sets to none but fell to Wake Forest three to none and Seton Hall three to one.

In the team’s final match of the tournament against William & Mary, sophomore Siron Hardy posted 15 kills, extending her streak of consecutive matches with double-digit kills to five.

Additionally, sophomore Erin Derick posted a career-high 52 assists in the loss to Seton Hall.

Men’s Soccer

On Monday, Sept. 24, men’s soccer and Bucknell played to a 1–1 draw in Fairfax after 120 minutes of action.  

This result snaps Mason’s six-game losing streak and puts their record at 1–6–1.

In the 17th minute, Mason freshman Léon Reilhac scored the first goal of his collegiate career. Mason held Bucknell scoreless until the Bison converted a penalty kick opportunity in the 74th minute, knotting the score up at one.

With seconds remaining in the second overtime period, Bucknell attempted a shot on goal, but sophomore goalie Brison Moorhead made his fourth and most important save of the match, preserving the draw.

Women’s Soccer

This past Thursday, women’s soccer hosted the University of Massachusetts. The Patriots lost 4–2, dropping their overall record to 2–7–1.

Junior Jisca Adigo was a one-person offense that night, scoring both goals for the Patriots.

Mason led UMass 1–0 heading into halftime. However, the Minutewomen scored three goals in seven minutes in the second half to surge ahead 3–1.  

After Adigo scored her second goal — chipping the lead down to one — UMass recorded yet another second-half goal, putting the game out of reach for Mason.