Pace Sports During The Break

Dylan Brown, Managing Editor

As everyone returns to campus, it means we students can now pack the Goldstein Center and Pace Stadium. Of course, our athletes kept marching through their respective seasons while we went home or on vacation. It has been just over a month since our last game. With that, here is a quick summary of all our teams.


Women’s Basketball; 8-12 on 1/26; 4-7 on 12/16

Pace women’s basketball team ended 2022 and began 2023 hot with a New Year’s Eve victory over College of Saint Rose and a January 4th road win over Adelphi University. Pace got another away from home vs Lemoyne College on January 7th. Right after came three defeats.

American International College came to Pleasantville and eked out a 49-45 win on the 10th. Then on the 14th, Pace traveled to Worcester, M.A. to play 10th-ranked Assumption University and came just short of an upset, falling 64-55. Ending non-conference play was a game against Saint Thomas Aquinas College on January 16th. This one was not as close, a 69-54 defeat.

Pace women’s basketball team got back on track with a win versus Saint Michael’s College on the 18th.  They would suffer defeat to the University of New Haven in West Haven, C.T. on the 21st and drop their second straight, a 10-point defeat to Lemoyne College on January 25th.


Men’s Basketball: 14-7 on 1-26; 10-3 on 12/19

Pace men’s basketball also defeated Saint Rose on December 31st, in a close 78-76 overtime score. They secured another overtime over Adelphi University on January 4th, winning by three 82-79. On the road, they took a rough loss to Assumption University 76-58. Upon returning home, the team suffered another hard-fought loss, 69-68 to Saint Michael’s College on the 18th. Their most recent game on the 21st, was another defeat this time to the University of New Haven, 56-50. Back home on the 25th, the Setters were down big early to Lemoyne College and could not close the gap. A 41-22 deficit turned into a 75-66 defeat.


Men’s Swimming And Diving

Men’s swimming and diving suffered two defeats. The first to Vassar College here at Goldstein Center 159-132. Earlier this week, the team traveled to Waltham, M.A. for a meeting with Bentley University, losing 134-93.


Women’s Swimming And Diving:

Women’s Swimming and Diving also suffered defeats, though much closer. In their meet with Vassar, the final score was 165 to 118. They lost to Bentley by one, 111-110.



Pace baseball’s schedule was released earlier this month. Their 36-game season includes eight NE-10 series making up 18 games and 13 with a designated hitter(DH). Their conference opponents are Southern Connecticut State University, Lemoyne College, Assumption University, Adelphi University, The University of New Haven, College of Saint Rose, Bentley University, and Saint Michael’s College.

In non-conference play, Pace plays Saint Thomas Aquinas College, neighboring institution Mercy College, Jefferson University, Dominican University, St Cloud State University in West Palm Beach, F.L., East Stroudsburg University, University of Bridgeport, Caldwell University, and Molloy University.

Senior Day is scheduled for the April 22 home game vs Lemoyne College. The season begins February 25th at Peter X. Finnerty Field vs Saint Michael’s College.



Pace softball plays 25 games this year. They begin the season away from home for their first six games, the first two in Pennsylvania vs Indiana University of Pennsylvania on March 4th and Shippensburg University the following day. The week beginning March 12, Pace Softball heads to California to play 4 teams. Upon arrival, California State University Dominguez Hills awaits them in Carson, California. The team moves on to Irvine, California to play Concordia University Irvine on March 14th. The following day, California State University San Marcos welcomes Pace in San Marcos, California. Rounding out the California trip is a March 16th game vs Biola University in La Mirada.

Two of Pace‘s remaining non-conference games, come upon their return from California. Dominican University comes to Pleasantville on March 22nd and Georgian Court University the next day. They go on the road to Bridgeport, C.T. to play at The University of Bridgeport, and return to New York stopping by the town of Rockville Centre to battle Molloy University. Nearby institution Mercy College heads up to Pleasantville on April 5 and Saint Thomas Aquinas follows suit on April 13.

For NE-10 Play, they play each team once this season. It begins with Southern New Hampshire University at Pace softball field on March 25 and concludes on April 29 when Lemoyne College visits Pleasantville.


Men’s Lacrosse

The men’s lacrosse schedule was released this month. Their 14-game 2023 campaign contains five non-conference games. They begin their season at home when Molloy comes to town on February 28. On March 4, they go to Newark, Delaware to play Wilmington University and further south to Baltimore, Maryland to play Lynn University on March 11. Their final non-conference game is on March 18 vs Georgian Court University.

The 9 NE-10 games this year begin with Saint Michael’s College paying a visit on March 15. The Setters move to Springfield, Massachusetts on March 25. They return home to greet Lemoyne College on March 28th. On April Fools’ Day, MLAX goes to Manchester, New Hampshire to meet with Southern New Hampshire University. They follow up with a road game in Garden City, New York where Adelphi University awaits. Pace welcomes Franklin Pierce at Pace Stadium on April 8th. They will head to Worcester, M.A. to play Assumption University on April 11. Rounding out the season is their final home game vs Saint Anselm on April 19 and at the College of Saint Rose in Albany, N.Y. on the 22nd.


Women’s Lacrosse

Women’s lacrosse has a schedule of 16. 4 of them are non-conference, and all are their first of the season. They begin on February 22nd in Rockville Centre, N.Y. to play Molloy University. Their first game in March comes on the 4th when East Stroudsburg P.A. hosts Pace. Next week on the 12th, The team travels to Lakeland, F.L. for a match with Florida Southern College. They travel within the state to Tampa to play the University of Tampa.

The Setters return to New York to begin NE-10 play but remain away from home. They go to Albany where the College of Saint Rose awaits. Then it’s across state lines to New Haven, C.T.  playing Southern Connecticut State University. They finally play home on March 25 to welcome Lemoyne College and get another home game when Adelphi University comes to Pleasantville on March 29th. The Setters continue their travels when they go to Southern New Hampshire’s campus, followed by three home games. New Haven College is here on April 4th, followed by Bentley University on the 8th, and Saint Anselm College on the 15th. The Setters have one more road trip consisting of 3 games. They go to Springfield, M.A. to play American International College on April 18, head to Rindge, N.H. for a tilt with Franklin Pierce University on the 22nd, then back to Massachusetts, this time to play Assumption University on the 26th. The final game of the season for them is at home where Assumption University and The Setters meet at Pace Stadium.