Sports in Brief: October 28

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October 27, 2008

10:55 PM

Women’s Soccer: Tribe sweeps road games, earns CAA tourney bid

The College of William and Mary captured two road victories over the weekend, beating Towson University 4-1 Sunday afternoon after downing George Mason University 1-0 Friday. Against the Tigers, four different Tribe players scored goals as the College registered 31 shots. Against Mason, freshman forward Stephanie Gerow broke through with a goal in the 82nd minute, cementing a place in the CAA Tournament for the College.

Men’s Soccer: College beats Hofstra on Hoxie’s penalty kick

College of William and Mary junior forward Andrew Hoxie scored his fourth goal of the year in the Tribe’s 1-0 victory over Hofstra University Saturday night. Hoxie blasted home a penalty kick early in the second half after being pulled down by a Pride defender in the box. It was Hoxie’s second penalty kick tally of the year and the fifth of his career. Sophomore goalie Andrew McAdams notched his fourth shutout of the season in net, recording two saves in a game in which the Tribe was outshot 11-8.

Men’s Golf: Tribe ends fall season with seventh-place finish

In the College of William and Mary’s final fall tournament, senior Doug Hurson’s eighth-place finish led the Tribe to a seventh-place showing out of 12 teams at the Landfall Tradition in Wilmington, N.C. Hurson shot a 71 (-1) in the final round to record a three-round total of 223 — six strokes behind the individual
winner. The University of Iowa won the team title with a combined score of 888. The College finished 29 strokes back, posting a team total of 917.

Football: Pate, Trantin earn CAA weekly honors

Junior kicker Brian Pate was honored with CAA special teams player of the week while redshirt freshman linebacker Jake Trantin captured the CAA rookie of the week honor. Pate hit field goals from 37 and 39 yards as well as connecting on all four of his extra point attempts against the University of Rhode Island Saturday. Trantin made the most of his first start at middle linebacker, notching 13 tackles, forcing a fumble and intercepting a pass in the end zone. Trantin had started six games at outside linebacker, but was moved to the middle against the Rams, following the foot injury of senior Josh Rutter.

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