Rutgers-Camden University senior midfielder Mitch Grotti (Millville) scored the winning goal on a penalty kick early in overtime Wednesday night as the unbeaten Scarlet Raptors men's soccer team beat visiting Richard Stockton College 2-1. The goal tied Grotti for the Rutgers-Camden school record in career points with 110 (45 goals, 20 assists). Mike Zeno (1992-1995) set the mark.
Rutgers-Camden is ranked second in NCAA Division III by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.
Rutgers-Camden, 12-0-1 overall and 4-0-1 in the New Jersey Athletic Conference, extended its two-year unbeaten streak to 25 games (21-0-4), tying it for 17th place on the all-time NCAA Division III list with Plattsburgh State in 1991 and 1992.
Stockton still leads the NJAC with a 5-1 mark for 15 points. Rutgers-Camden has 13 points.
The hard-fought game had 27 fouls, four yellow cards and one red card. The Scarlet Raptors played the final 12 minutes, 45 seconds of regulation a man down following the red card.
Stockton's Pat Rafferty scored the tying goal with 7:57 left in regulation, and Anthony Fiorletti assisted.
Following a scoreless first half, Eric Cutry made it 1-0 for Rutgers-Camden in the 42nd minute. Stevan Austino (Buena Regional) assisted. Rutgers goalie Mike Randall made eight saves, and Stockton keeper Bob Millar had four saves.
Stockton hosts Penn State-Abington at 1 p.m. Saturday.
Richard Stockton 0 1 0-1
Rutgers-Camden 0 1 1-2
Goals-Rafferty RS. Cutry, Grotti RC.
Goalies-Millar (4) RS. Randall (8) RC.
Records-Stockton 8-3-2, R-C 12-0-1.
Stockton volleyball: Richard Stockton College senior Nicole Serekian was named NJAC Volleyball Player of the week for the third consecutive time and also the seventh time in her career.
Stockton extended their winning streak to 12 for the season with three victories led by Serekian. She spiked a team-high of 46 kills and recorded a team best of .371 hitting percentage. She also contributed 14 digs, five assists and four blocks on the week.
CCC men's soccer: The Dukes defeated Passaic Community College 7-1. A.J. Gazzara led with a hat trick and Miguel Hernandez, Adam Randazzo, Josue Guadarrama and Billy Hudock also scored. Ramon Soto contributed two assists. Angel Moreno had six saves. CCC (6-7) plays Union Community College on Saturday.
Atlantic Cape women's volleyball: The Buccaneers lost 3-0 to Union Community College by scores of 25-19, 25-22 and 25-16. Jenny Lau had 12 digs and one kill, Jessica Solorzano had seven kills and 13 digs and Ericka Johns had 19 digs and one kill. Cape dropped to 5-9 for the season and 1-7 in the NJCAA. The Buccaneers' final game of the season is home at 7 p.m. Tuesday against Middlesex Community College.