Dave Schatz

Dave has a degree in business from Boston University where he graduated from the School of Management. He studies journalism on his own and writes about sports whenever time permits. Dave covers: ultra-running, trail running, road racing, tennis, swimming, professional billiards, and Sky Blue FC -- NJ's only National Women's Professional Soccer League Team, for DoubleGSports. dschatz5@gmail.com -Dave will be covering a few events at the New Jersey Special Olympics in June, 2014

On Friday July 11, Sky Blue FC was invited to the Nasdaq in Times Square to ring the 9:30 opening bell for the day's start of financial business.
By Dave Schatz On Sunday, July 20th, 2014
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Sky Blue FC Rings NASDAQ Opening Bell

Sky Blue FC rang the NASDAQ Opening Bell on July 11, in New York City’s Time Square at the NASDAQ Market site and received an Opening Bell Cyrstal commemorative gift from David Wicks, a NASDAQ OMX Senior Executive. Tony More...

The starting gun goes off at the Emerging Elite Women’s Race, one of thirteen different heats in this weekend's event. Dave Schatz
By Dave Schatz On Monday, June 9th, 2014
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NJ’s Only One-Mile Road Race Grows in Third Year on College Avenue

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—The third annual College Ave Mile drew over 400 of NJ’s top male and female adult runners and over 50 kids to New Brunswick this Saturday evening. Runners traveled to New Brunswick from all More...

Sky Blue's Kelley O'Hara
By Dave Schatz On Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014
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Rampone, O’Hara selected to U.S. Women’s National Team Training Camp Roster for Matches Against France

Sky Blue’s Kelley O’Hara Sky Blue FC defenders Christie Rampone, and Kelley O’Hara have been named to the U.S. Women’s National Team training camp roster and will gear up for two upcoming games against More...

By Dave Schatz On Friday, May 30th, 2014
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Brunswick Cup Kickoff Race, Memorial Day 5K, Takes Place for 35th Year at North Brunswick Community Park

Fosters a connection between the four Brunswick towns in Central New Jersey The 9th annual Brunswick Cup, a series of four 5k (3.1 mile) races that take place in North Brunswick, New Brunswick, East Brunswick, More...

Katy Freels handles the ball during the match. (Image via SkyBlueFC.com)
By Dave Schatz On Thursday, May 22nd, 2014
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Sky Blue FC Ties Washington Spirit 3-3 in Road Game

Katy Freels handles the ball during the match. (Image via SkyBlueFC.com) BOYDS, Md — Sky Blue FC and the Washington Spirit finished with a 3-3 draw Wednesday at the Maryland SoccerPlex with the Spirit netting More...

NWSL: Portland Thorns FC at Sky Blue FC
By Dave Schatz On Saturday, May 17th, 2014
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Sky Blue FC Midfielder Taylor Lytle Out For Rest of Season

Suffers left tibia fracture and lateral meniscus tear during match against the Western NY Flash last Sunday Sky Blue FC midfielder Taylor Lytle is expected to miss the rest of the season due to a tibia fracture More...

Team LeGrand
By Dave Schatz On Wednesday, May 7th, 2014
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TONIGHT: Local Pro Soccer Team Honors LeGrand at Rutgers Community Night

Tickets Are $10 For RU students, And $2 From Each Ticket Sold is Donated to Team LeGrand Piscataway, NJ–If Eric LeGrand is still feeling upset about what Rutgers University is now calling a “miscommunication” More...

(Photo by Juan Martinez / DoubleGSports)
By Dave Schatz On Saturday, April 26th, 2014
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Sky Blue FC Travels to Beantown Seeking First Win of the Season

(Photo by Juan Martinez / DoubleGSports) Sky Blue FC (0-0-2, 2 pts) will travel up to Boston for an away match against the Boston Breakers (0-2-0, 0 pts) on Sunday, April 27, at 7 p.m. ET at Harvard Stadium in Allston, More...

CoCo Goodson (left) celebrates with Christie Rampone after Rampone's goal. (Credit: Juan Martinez / DoubleGSports)
By Dave Schatz On Sunday, April 20th, 2014
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Sky Blue FC Ties Portland Thorns 1-1 in Home Opener at Yurcak Field

CoCo Goodson (left) celebrates with Christie Rampone after Rampone’s goal. (Credit: Juan Martinez / DoubleGSports) Piscataway, N.J. — On a perfect early spring night for soccer, Sky Blue FC’s 2014 More...

Hayley Haagsma
Photo Credit: Howard Smith
By Dave Schatz On Thursday, April 17th, 2014
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Sky Blue FC Opens 2014 NWSL Season with 1-1 Draw Against FC Kansas City

Sky Blue FC picked up its first point of the 2014 National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) season on the road with a draw against FC Kansas City in each team’s season-opener on Saturday. “It was very important More...

(Image by Howard Smith)
By Dave Schatz On Tuesday, April 8th, 2014
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Sky Blue to Honor Team LeGrand during “Rutgers Community Night.” RU students offered $10 tickets with 20% of each going to Team LeGrand

(Image by Howard Smith) The Sky Blue FC franchise has created “Scarlet Knight” and they have dedicated their evening game against the Chicago Red Stars at RU’s Yurcak Field, on Wed. May 7th, to RU students More...

Photo by Howard C. Smith
By Dave Schatz On Monday, March 31st, 2014
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Sky Blue FC Edged 2-1 by the University of North Carolina

Photo by Howard C. Smith Lakewood Township, N.J. – Sky Blue FC lost its first match of the 2014 preseason by just one goal, on Saturday afternoon, in heavy rain, against the University of North Carolina, at Georgian More...