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William Jessup shocks No 5 Cal State San Marcos

Warriors sports roundup
By: Jeff Bussell Courtesy/William Jessup University
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ROSEVILLE_On a cold and rainy afternoon, the William Jessup University womens soccer team shocked No. 5 California State Universtiy – San Marcos, 2-1, Mahany Field, Monday. San Marcos was also ranked seventh in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Coaches Poll, and had won five games in a row. The game started slowly in the inclement weather, with the halftime score sitting at a 0-0 deadlock. After the visitors went ahead, 1-0 at the 77th minute, Alyssa Wimmer led the Warriors back to tie the score seven minutes later. The assist on Wimmer’s goal came from Kim Randall. Then, just two minutes after that, freshman Cara Eskenazi passed across the center of the field to senior Jacque Cassell. Cassell did the rest to give William Jessup a 2-1 lead, and the victory. Senior goalkeeper Lindsey Cesena had five saves for the Warriors. The win improved the William Jessup’s record to 6-7, and was the program’s first win over a top-10 club. Simpson U _ Eight days off didn’t do the Warriors any hard as they traveled to Redding to defeat the Red Hawks, 8-1, Saturday. After a Simpson-aided goal, Randall started the Warriors’ triumphant march with a score to put William Jessup up 2-0. In the second half, Sierra Lacata scored two goals, and one each were scored by Chelsea Katt, Elli Tremblay, Wimmer, and Lauren Young. Men’s Soccer The William Jessup University mens team dropped a 1-0 heartbreaker on Saturday at Simpson University in Redding. The game winner from the Red Hawks came at the 89-minute mark by Luis Perez giving them the victory. Volleyball The Warriors volleyball team split their two games against Simpson University and Pacific Union College. The Warriors defeated Pacific Union College 3-1, Saturday, in Angwin. Sara Hickenbottom led the Warriors with 12 kills and four blocks. Zoey Gilbert had 27 assist. Simpson defeated the Warriors 3-1, Friday, in Rocklin. For William Jessup, Hickenbottom had a match-high 14 kills. Elaina Murphy had a match-high 26 assists for the Warriors. William Jessup will host Academy of Arts University, Friday night, and Holy Names University, Saturday. Both games will start at 7 p.m.