Cairn University Highlanders Athletics

09/16/2019 | News release | Distributed by Public on 09/16/2019 20:39

Edition 2: Weekly Roundup

Cross Country: The Highlanders raced twice over the last week, with and both earning a CSAC Honor Roll nod for their efforts at the Penn State Abington Invitational. The Highlanders placed solidly in 5th place overall, led by a 6th place finish from Snow and Pfaff. Check out the results here! (https://www.tfrrs.org/results/xc/16064/Penn_State_Abington_Invitational) The Highlanders will race next Saturday at the Lancaster Bible College Invitational. Women's Soccer: The Highlanders had an active week with four games against some stellar competition. Cairn fell in a 1-2 thriller to Lancaster Bible College, bested Penn State - Abington 2-0 thanks to goals from and , tied 0-0 with Juniata College, and was defeated by Bryn Mawr College 0-1. Despite the uneven results, the Highlanders have played solid soccer thanks to stellar midfield play from and , and excellent poise from freshman keeper . Look for the Highlanders to string some wins together as CSAC play rapidly approaches. Additionally, took home her first CSAC Defensive Player of the Week thanks to her top-notch play in the center of the Highlanders defense. Men's Soccer: The Highlanders played four times in the next week with huge wins over Hood College (2-1) and the University of Valley Forge (7-0). The Highlanders dropped a midweek contest to Lancaster Bible College (1-3) and tied Cabrini University (0-0) to wrap up their week. Cairn unfortunately lost captain and senior striker to injury, but was boosted by the addition of sophomore forward , and a newly goal-minded . Cairn will take on Gwynedd Mercy University at home Wednesday afternoon at 4:00 PM. Women's Volleyball: Women's Volleyball started the week with two huge wins over Five Towns College (3-0) and Centenary University (3-0) for their first CSAC victory of the year. and continued to lead the Highlanders offensive efforts, while , , and marshal the Highlanders defensive efforts. The Highlanders dropped a match to King's College (PA), before falling in two tightly-contested matches over the weekend to Penn College and Alfred State College. Tennis: Cairn tennis played multiple matches, falling to Rutgers-Camden 0-9 before defeating Penn State Abington in a thrilling match 5-4. On the men's side the Highlanders fell to Penn State Abington in their only match of the week. Thanks for all your support Highlander fans!