The Richard Stockton College women’s soccer team beat visiting William Paterson University 2-0 Saturday in the first round of the New Jersey Athletic Conference Tournament.
Jacque Becker scored in the first half for the Ospreys, and Kiera Hines added a second-half goal.
Becker’s winning goal was a tip-in of a crossing pass from Jessica Balnis in the 20th minute. Hines booted in a rebound shot by Dailey Todd (Millville) in the 78th minute.
Sarah Hinkle had to make one save for her fifth solo shutout of the year.
Stockton, the fourth seed, plays at top-seeded Mont-clair State University at 7 p.m. Wednesday in an NJAC semifinal game.
William Paterson was the fifth seed.
William Paterson 0 0—0
Richard Stockton 1 1—2
Goals—Becker, Hines RS.
Goalies—Seller (3), Falduto (3) WP. Hinkle (1) RS.
Records—Stockton 16-3-2; William Paterson 9-8-2.
Stockton field hockey: The Ospreys ended the season with their third straight win, beating visiting Ramapo 6-1 in an NJAC game.
Alicia Leadbeater led Stockton with three goals.
Susie Balidemaj had two goals, including one on a penalty stroke.
Amy Irving assisted on the first two goals, which were scored by Leadbeater. Stockton’s Liz Stankiewicz had five saves.
The win snapped a 35-game conference winless treak dating back to October of 2006.
The Ospreys end at 7-12 overall and 1-6 NJAC. Ramapo is 4-11 and 1-5.
Ramapo 1 0—1
Richard Stockton 3 3—6
Goals—Gardner R. Leadbeater (3), Balidemaj (2), Kirk RS..
Goalies—Elliott (11) R. Stankiewicz (5) RS.
Records—Stockton 7-12; Ramapo 4-11.
Stockton cross country: The Ospreys men’s and women’s teams each finished third in team scoring at the NJAC Championships at Stockton.
Morgan Sinclair finished fourth among 89 runners in the women’s race in 22 minutes, 52.95 seconds. Teammate Nicole Salge was ninth in 23:32.09.
James Rivers topped the Stockton men, finishing sixth among 90 runners in 25:50.19.
Randy Faiges was 10th for the Ospreys in 26:04.97.