NEWPORTâ€“UCA honored itâ€™s outgoing seniors on Wednesday during a doubleheader against Concord.
In the boys game, Ji Kimâ€™s hatrick set the pace in the Crusaders 5-0 win.
Justin Limoges and Ji Hoon Park, whose birthday was also on Wednesday, had the other goals.
It was a slow start for UCA, with the score tied 0-0 at the half, but the second was the polar opposite of the first, and the boys erupted for five goals to net the win.
The Crusaders also had a special guest appearance in goal as Marc Quirion played goalie for the last fifteen minutes to earn the shut-out with Chris DeLaBruere.
The boys were scheduled to face Williamstown on Saturday, but due to injuries, they are choosing to forfeit the game and rest their players since a play-off spot is locked up.
Their regular season record for 2012 is 6-5-3.
The girls picked up a 1-0 win on the strength of Laura Libbyâ€™s tally off of a Concord defender.
The win leaves the Lady Crusaders unbeaten in their last five games (3-0-2).
â€śMy girls played a great,â€ť said coach Molly Smith.
â€śI believe we can compete with the best. I am so impressed with the turn around we are having and it is coming at the perfect time as we clinched a playoff spot with our win.â€ť
Christina Maxwell was sharp on defense and Nicole Guest and Moriah Lafoe excelled in the UCA passing game.
Lydia Samaan had four saves as the Lady Crusaders move to 3-7-3 on the year.
They will be in action at Gardner Park on Saturday against Williamstown at 10:00 to wrap up their regular season.