ANNANDALE -- Over the next two weeks, the Northern Virginia Community College athletic department will countdown the 10 best moments of the 2016-17 athletics season. The list is comprised of individual and team highlights from the field of play.
The NOVA athletic department has selected the Nighthawks men’s soccer teams school record three shutouts as the No. 7 moment of the 2016-17 athletics season. The three shutouts for the Nighthawks broke a program record of two, which was set the previous season.
The first blanking for NOVA came in a 3-0 win over Cecil Oct. 15, and five days later the Nighthawks shutdown Southern Md. 1-0. The final shutout for NOVA was a 3-0 victory in the first round of the NJCAA Region 20 Tournament against Howard.
In two other games, the Nighthawks held Frederick scoreless for 89 minutes, 43 seconds and Montgomery for 86:11.