Sports in Brief: September 8
September 8, 2009
Men’s soccer: Tribe downs Campbell with goal in 88th minute
The Tribe (1-1) defeated host Campbell 3-2 Saturday, scoring three goals in the last 14 minutes of the second half for the victory. The first came in the 76th minute from junior midfielder Ian Stowe, Two minutes later, senior midfielder Price Thomas extended the lead to 2-0. The Camels evened the score before redshirt freshman midfielder Caleb Thomas scored the game winner in the 88th minute. For a full game story, check out Flathatnews.com/sports.
Volleyball: College takes two of three in weekend tournament
The College (5-2) went 2-1 over the weekend at the Appalachian State Invitational, beating North Florida and the host Appalachian State. The only loss came at the hands of Tennessee Tech. The Tribe opened up on Friday against Appalachian State, winning 3-1 thanks to senior hitter Lauren Powell’s 19 kills. After dropping Saturday’s match 3-2 against Tennessee Tech, the Tribe rebounded with the help of sophomore hitter Lindsay Kresch’s 16 kills and 13 digs to defeat North Florida 3-1.
Cross country: Men, women, open season with Richmond Invite
The men and women’s cross country teams took part in the Spider Alumni Open Saturday, kicking off the cross country season. Redshirt freshman Alex McGrath was the first Tribe finisher in the 5k men’s race, crossing the line in 15:42.4. Sophomores Liam Anastasia-Murphy and John Pence finished second and third for the Tribe, respectively. The Tribe also finished second in the two-mile women’s race, with sophomore Brittany Sevachko finishing first for the College with a time of 12:01.2.