The 2017 Rams Reflect is the second in a series of annual collections. Senior captains and representatives of Suffolk teams have been invited to contribute viewpoints based on personal experience from both their senior seasons and full varsity careers at Suffolk.
The Suffolk women’s soccer team has been recognized by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) for exhibiting fair play, sporting behavior and adherence to the laws of the game, the association announced Thursday afternoon.
Amberly Mendes of the Suffolk women’s soccer team showed her prowess off the field at the McNair Scholars Research Conference in Florida in October as her research on protein degradation in bacteria was awarded first place by the Life Sciences judges.
The seventh seeded Suffolk women’s soccer team hung with No. 3 Albertus Magnus for more over 116 minutes of action, taking the Falcons to two extra sessions, but the Rams could not hold off the hosts forever as Taylor Rotella sunk a header with just under four minutes to play before a shootout to take the GNAC semifinal away from Suffolk, 1-0, Wednesday night at Celentano Field.
Not one, but two Rams are nominated for HeroSports.com DIII HERO of the Week as Suffolk women’s soccer’s Jennifer Martin and Kirsten Weiker. The junior and sophomore are coming off Suffolk’s regular-season finale, a 6-2 win at Mass. Maritime, and a thrilling 2-1 upset win over second-seeded Johnson & Wales in the GNAC Tournament. To vote for the Rams, click here.
For the first time since 2013, all of Suffolk University’s fall varsity sports teams – men’s golf, men’s and women’s cross country, men’s and women’s soccer, volleyball and women’s tennis – have or will compete for the GNAC conference crown in post-season action.