UJ Roundup: Jimmies women stay hot, men struggle at Concordia

The Jimmies women's soccer team has now won seven games in a row.

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University of Jamestown's Emersen Kimball eyes the incoming ball on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022, on the UJ Turf Complex.
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SEWARD, NEB. — The University of Jamestown went to Concordia University and despite the team having 12 shots, they only needed one of those as they got a 1-0 win on Saturday, Oct. 8, at the Bulldog Stadium.

The Jimmies (8-4-1, 7-0) scored on their first shot of the game when Aubree Gessel took a pass from Amber Somera and slotted it home to make it 1-0 13 and a half minutes into the first half. The Jimmies' next shot on goal came moments into the second half when Gessel tried to pot her second of the day but it was saved by Bulldogs goalie Kalie Ward. The Jimmies took seven more shots in the second half but were unable to double their lead.

The Bulldogs (7-3-2, 2-3-2) first shot on goal came with under a minute to go in the half but the shot was saved by Jimmies goalie Tea Pence.

The Jimmies are back in action at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 12, when they host Mount Marty.

Jimmies men struggle in loss at Concordia

After appearing to get back on the right track with two wins in a row, the University of Jamestown went to Concordia and struggled losing 6-0 on Oct. 8, at the Bulldog Stadium.


The Bulldogs (10-2-1, 5-1-1) opened the scoring eight minutes into the game thanks to Dominic Abdel-Ahad to make it 1-0. The Bulldogs added two more in quick order midway through the opening half to make it 3-0. The Bulldogs added on in the 42nd minute on a goal from Max Bisinger to make it 4-0.

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The Bulldogs added two more in the second half to get the 6-0 win. The Jimmies (3-9-1, 1-5-1) were outshot 21-10 in this game.

The Jimmies are back in action at 7 p.m. on Oct. 12, when they face Mount Marty.

UJ 1, CUNE 0

UJ: 1 0–1

CUNE: 0 0–0

Scoring plays:

First half:


UJ: Aubree Gessel, 13:37

UJ 0, CUNE 6

UJ: 0 0–0

CUNE: 4 2–6

Scoring plays:

First half:

CUNE: Dominic Abdel-Ahad, 8:11

CUNE: Matt Schultz, 14:54


CUNE: Abdel-Ahad (2), 15:41

CUNE: Max Bisinger, 41:45

Second half:

CUNE: Adrian Wambua, 52:44

CUNE: Miguel Navarro, 68:33

Jimmies beat Illinois State in hockey

BLOOMINGTON, ILL. — The University of Jamestown took on Illinois State for the second day in a row and got a 4-3 win on Saturday, Oct. 8.

Sixty-four seconds into the game, the Redbirds (5-2-1, 2-2-0) scored to make it 1-0. The score stayed that way until 4:31 into the second period when the Jimmies’ Jordan Baranesky slotted it home on the power play to tie the game up at one. The Redbirds would convert on the power play to take a 2-1 lead.

10:51 into the second period, the Jimmies’ Greg Susinski would score to tie the game up at two. The Redbirds retook the lead three minutes into the third period when Trevor Hilt scored on the man advantage to take a 3-2 lead. At the 6:21 mark of the third period, the Redbirds’ Drew Shadle got called for a slash. Late in the Jimmies' advantage, the Jimmies’ Andrew Clark tied the game up again at three. At the 9:40 mark of the third period, the Jimmies (2-2-0, 2-0-0) would take the lead on a goal from Susnski to make it 4-3.

The Jimmies are back in action at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 14, when they host Waldorf University.

UJ 4, ISU 3

UJ: 0 2 2–4

ISU: 1 1 1–3

Scoring plays:

First period:

ISU: Anthony Salemi, 18:57

Second period:

UJ: Jordan Baranesky (PP), 4:31

ISU: Mitchell Oberlag (PP), 6:09

UJ: Greg Susinski, 10:51

Third period:

ISU: Trevor Hilt (PP), 3:21

UJ: Andrew Clark (PP), 7:57

UJ: Susinski (PP), 9:40

Goalie Matchup:

UJ: Brandon Weare: 25 saves on 28 shots, three goals allowed

ISU: Mark Imburgia: 27 saves on 31 shots, four goals allowed

Jimmies struggle against University of Mary

JAMESTOWN — The University of Jamestown hosted the University of Mary in their first home meet on Saturday, Oct. 8, at Jamestown High School. Despite sweeping the diving competitions, the Jimmies lost 162-95 to the Marauders.

The Jimmies had 12 athletes participate in the meet. The Jimmies most successful swimmer was Sulinke Van Den Berg who won the 50-meter backstroke, the 50-meter fly, and 100-meter backstroke events. In the 50-meter backstroke Van Den Berg managed to get a time of 28.58. In the 50-meter fly she won with a time of 27.17 and the 100-meter backstroke in a time of 1:02.72.

The Jimmies’ Emma Pickrel got a win in the 100-meter fly with a time of 1:05.05. The last Jimmie to get a win was diver Jada Shorter who won two one-meter dive competitions with two dives judged to be worthy of a nine.

The Jimmies are back in action at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 12, when they face Minnesota University-Moorhead and Concordia University.

Team finishes:

  1. UMary: 162 
  2. Jamestown: 95 
My name is Max O'Neill. I am a Sports Reporter at The Jamestown Sun. I am a native New Yorker, who graduated from Ithaca College in 2020 with a degree in Television-Radio.
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