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Two Memorable Seasons Come to an End

By Michael Otero Sports Editor On Saturday, Nov. 22, two overwhelming seasons came to an end for LIU Post. The football team, who had their best season in over a decade, advanced to the Division II Championship, and suffered a loss at the hands of Virginia State. The men’s soccer…

Football Bumped Off By Virginia State in NCAA First Round

By Thomas Scavetta Staff Writer Making their first NCAA appearance in nearly 10 years, the No. 6 seed LIU Post fell at the hands of third-seeded Virginia State Trojans, 28-17, in a first-round battle on Saturday, Nov. 22 at Rogers Stadium in Petersburg, VA. After falling behind 7-0 midway through…

Football Crushes AIC in NE-10 Championship Game

By Thomas Scavetta Staff Writer In pursuit of their first title since 2006, the football team (8-3) captured the Northeast-10 Conference Championship on Saturday, Nov. 15, with a 58-25 rout of American International (8-3) at Ronald J. Abdow Field in Springfield, Massachusetts. After a scoreless opening quarter, the Pioneers capitalized…

Football Advances to NE-10 Title Game

By Thomas Scavetta Staff Writer Trailing 31-21 in the fourth quarter, the football team (7-3) scored 14 unanswered points on Saturday, Nov. 8, to storm back and defeat Bentley University (4-6) on Senior Day, 35-31, at Bethpage Federal Credit Union Stadium in Brookville, N.Y. On their opening drive of the final…

Football Dominates Southern Connecticut State

By Thomas Scavetta Staff Writer On Saturday, Nov. 1, the football team (6- 3) cruised to a 28-3 victory against Northeast-10 Conference foe Southern Connecticut State (2-7) at Jess Dow Field in New Haven, Conn. The Pioneers are now one win away from clinching a spot in the NE-10 Championship…

Football Drops Heartbreaker to American International

By Thomas Scavetta Staff Writer On Saturday, Oct. 25, the football team (5-3) suffered a nail-biting 27-24 defeat at the hands of Northeast-10 Conference rival American International in a battle for first place at Bethpage Federal Credit Union Stadium. The Yellow Jackets (6-2) struck first on a 17-yard touchdown pass…

Football Cruises Past Saint Anselm on Homecoming

By Thomas Scavetta Staff Writer The LIU Post football team (5-2) erupted for seven offensive touchdowns Saturday, Oct. 18, in a 49-21 blowout of Saint Anselm on homecoming at Bethpage Federal Credit Union Stadium. Red-shirt senior quarterback Steven Laurino had a hand in every Pioneer score, passing for four touchdowns…

Laurino Leads Pioneers to Third Straight Win

By Thomas Scavetta Staff Writer Trailing 25-21 with under a minute remaining, red-shirt senior quarterback Steven Laurino fired the game-winning two-yard touchdown pass to red-shirt sophomore wide receiver Shane Hubbard to seal the football team’s 28-25 come-from-behind victory against the Stonehill College Skyhawks on Saturday, Oct. 11, in Brookville, N.Y. The…

Football Survives After Tremendous First Half

By Thomas Scavetta Staff Writer On Saturday, Oct. 4, after trailing 7-3 late in the first quarter, the Pioneers (3-2) scored 34 unanswered points to take a commanding 37-7 lead heading into halftime. The Pace University Setters (0-5) stormed back in the second half and cut the lead down to…

Football Edges out Assumption in Wild Fourth Quarter, 28-27

By Thomas Scavetta Staff Writer Despite the Greyhounds (1-3) leading by two scores early in the 4th, the LIU Post football team (2-2) pulled off a come-from-behind victory after trailing by 13 to defeat Northeast-10 Conference foe Assumption, 28-27, on Saturday, Sept. 27 at Multi-Sport Stadium in Massachusetts. The Pioneers…