Seawanhaka Sports Rundown - October 4, 2022

Updated: Oct 4

The Seawanhaka Sports Run Down is a weekly roundup of five stories that examine developments in sports news at the local, state, national, and international levels.


By: EMMA CHEATHAM / PHOTOGRAPHY EDITOR


Men's Water Polo Competes in California

The Sharks traveled to California this past weekend to compete against Occidental, California Lutheran, University of the Pacific, and La Verne. (Photo: LIU Athletics)

This past weekend the Men’s Waterpolo team traveled to California to compete in the Gary Troyer Tournament against Occidental and Cal Lutheran on Friday and Pacific and La Verne on Saturday. The Sharks fell to the other teams but players like Angelos Koutsogeorgas, Kyle Cohead, and Ethan Zirh had standout performances. The Sharks compete next at Harvard on October 14.


Atlanta Braves Sweep the Mets

This past weekend, the Atlanta Braves sent the Mets from first in the division to wild card. (Photo: Todd Kirkland via Getty Images)

The battle for the 2022 NL East title got a little more interesting in Atlanta last week with the Mets making the trip down south. The Atlanta Braves take the win against the New York Mets and send the Mets from first in the division to the wild card. After the sweep, the Braves moved two games ahead of the Mets. This is great for the Braves since, in these last three games, if the Braves get a victory or the Mets get a loss, the Braves will officially get a fifth consecutive division title.


Broncos Linebacker Randy Gregory Out with Injury

Gregory will be out for four weeks due to an injured knee and will undergo anthropic surgery. (Photo: Jamie Schwaberow via Getty Images)

Denver Broncos outside linebacker Randy Gregory will be out for the next four weeks due to an injured knee. Although his ACL is intact, he will still undergo anthropic surgery to trim the meniscus in his injured knee. For now, he is on injured reserve but will hopefully be allowed back in the game for Week 10.


Barzal Signs 8-Year Extension with Islanders

Ahead of opening night, the New York Islanders have signed Barzal for an 8-year extension. (Photo: NHL)

The New York Islanders announced on Tuesday, October 4, 2022 that Mathew Barzal has agreed to an eight year contract. According to ESPN, this contract is worth 73.2 million dollars which is a big step up from his previous contract, signed in Janurary of 2021 and worth seven million dollars. “In six seasons with the team, Barzal has 311 points in 362 games, including 91 goals. He's a two-time NHL All-Star selection.”


Sharks Defeat St. Francis Terriers

The Sharks celebrate during their game against the Terriers. (Photo: LIU Athletics)

The annual battle of Brooklyn took place with LIU Women’s Volleyball sweeping all three matches against St. Francis College on Friday. The Sharks' performance was the first Northeast Conference home game of the season. LIU defeated the Terriers with scores being 25-16, 25-20, and 25-19. Be sure to tune in to the Sharks' next game against Stonehill on October 7, 2022.

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