Essex County College Pacesetters

Essex County College Pacesetters

With some 70 participants from across the campus, the Essex County College Pacesetters raised $3,816 in donations at the recent Walk for the Cure held at Newark’s Military Park. The annual event is sponsored by Making Strides Against Breast Cancer.

 

“The College community came together once again to accomplish our goal,” said Sonia Rios-Cardoso, Assistant Director for Enrollment Services and one of the organizers for the Pacesetters. She noted the team’s goal for the October 19 walk was $3,500.

 

Ms. Rios-Cardoso was especially pleased by the campus wide turnout of walkers. The team included students and their families, staff and their families and a number of student organizations and College divisions and departments.

According to Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, the Essex County College team had the sixth highest donation total of all participating groups.

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The Lady Wolverines soccer team square off in the Region XIX tournament semi-finals against Mercer County Community College on Tuesday, October 28, 2:30 p.m. at Irvington Park in Irvington. The park is at Grove Street and Lyons Avenue.

 

Coach Monique Edouard’s team is 6-5 on the campaign and the second seed in the region. In the only regular season matchup, Essex defeated Mercer 3-1.

 

Sophomores Marie Yasmine Alidou and Jodeen Whyte were named to the All Region XIX Women’s top five for 2014. Freshman Paula Viana and sophomore Alexandra Desgagne are also on the region’s first team. Whyte and Alidou each have 11 goals on the season.

 

On Saturday, October 25, the men’s soccer team lost a heart breaker to Harcum College on penalty kicks after the two teams battled to a 1-1 tie. Coach Hugo Pierre’s team finished the campaign with a 9-3 record.

 

The men’s team was anchored by defenseman Frantzly Zephirin, All Region XIX Player of the Year. The sophomore was joined by freshman Yves Desrosiers as two of the top five players in the region. Also named to the first team were sophomores Dominic Harrington and Fernando Suarez. The team was led in scoring by Harrington and freshman Ervin Jean-Pierre with eight goals apiece.

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Both the men’s and women’s Wolverine soccer teams are preparing for their second seasons as the Region XIX tournament gets underway this weekend. The Lady Wolverines, coached by Monique Edouard, are the defending Region XIX champions.

 

Hugo Pierre’s team, the top seed in the region’s Division I with a 9-2 record, will host Harcum College at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, October 25, at nearby New Jersey Institute of Technology’s Lubetkin Field. The field is off Warren Street, near Essex County College’s Physical Education Building.

 

The women’s team, 6-5 on the campaign and the second seed in the region, will host Mercer County Community College 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, October 28 at a site that will be announced.

 

The men’s team is anchored by defenseman Frantzly Zephirin, All Region XIX Player of the Year. The sophomore is joined by freshman Yves Desrosiers as two of the top five players in the region. Also named to the first team are sophomores Dominic Harrington and Fernando Suarez. The team is led in scoring by Harrington and freshman Ervin Jean-Pierre with eight goals apiece.

 

Sophomores Marie Yasmine Alidou and Jodeen Whyte were named to the All Region XIX Women’s top five for 2014. Freshman Paula Viana and sophomore Alexandra Desgagne are also on the region’s first team. Whyte and Alidou each have 11 goals on the season.

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