Sports in Brief: September 15
September 15, 2009
Volleyball: Tribe take two out of three at weekend tournament
The College (7-3) took two out of three matches at the Georgetown Hoya Classic, defeating Georgetown and Hampton while losing to Maryland 3-0. The Tribe took down the host Hoyas Friday night, coming back after dropping the first two sets to win 3-2. After losing their first match Saturday to the Terps, the Tribe rebounded in its final game of the tournament to defeat Hampton 3-0. Sophomore outside hitter Lindsay Kresch was named to the all-tournament team for her effort. Junior hitter Ginny Bray was also honored, picking up the CAA Defensive Player of the Week Award after a career-high 12 blocks against Georgetown Friday.
Golf: Men, women kick off fall play with mixed results
Both the men’s and women’s teams teed off their fall seasons last weekend, although at different locations. The women’s team competed in the Bucknell Invitational, at which sophomore Caroline Sweet finished on top of the leaderboard for the first time in her career. Sweet carded a 54-hole score of 220 (+10) to help the Tribe win the tournament with a final score of 893 (+41). The men’s squad opened up at the Maryland Intercollegiate Tournament, at which they took 14th place in the 54-hole tournament. Freshman Zachary Glassman finished first for the Tribe with a total of 222 (+9), while junior Brandon Parker finished second with a score of 225 (+12).
Field Hockey: Tribe falls at Princeton, drops to 3-2 on season
The Tribe (3-2) lost 7-0 to fourth-ranked Princeton Saturday, recording their second loss of the season against a top-25 opponent. Sophomore goalkeeper Camilla Hill tallied a career-high nine saves after coming in for the second half with the Tribe down 6-0. Hill allowed only one goal in the game’s final 35 minutes. Other standout performers included freshman midfielder Maria Caro, who took two shots and recorded a defensive save, as well as senior midfielder Sarah Louie and sophomore midfielder Mikala Savides, who each recorded a pair of shots.