Sports in brief: October 23
October 22, 2009
Men’s Cross Country: Grey races to second CAA Runner of Week award
Junior Jon Grey was named CAA Runner of the Week Wednesday after placing fifth overall in the NCAA Pre-Nationals last weekend. The Oklahoma transfer paced the ninth-ranked Tribe to a fourth-place finish with a time of 23:54.3. Grey’s run set a record for the highest finish at Pre-Nationals by a member of the Tribe. The junior also had the third-best time for any College runner at that meet to date, despite muddy conditions.
Field Hockey: Drew named to NFHCA Senior All-Star Game
Senior midfielder Wesley Drew was one of 38 seniors nationwide named Wednesday to the National Field Hockey Coaches Association’s Senior All-Star Game. The Virginia Beach, Va. native has netted three goals and six assists this season. Drew ranks sixth all-time with 17 assists with three regular season games left in her career.
Golf: Men conclude fall slatee, women 9th at Lady Pirate
Both the men’s and women’s golf teams finished intercollegiate tournaments Tuesday. The men were at Georgetown where they compiled a two-day total of 618 (+51) for a tenth-place finish. Highlighting the Tribe’s performance was junior Brandon Parker and sophomore Scott Saal, who each tied for ninth. The women were at East Carolina’s Lady Pirate Intercollegiate and placed ninth with a two-day score of 909 (+57). Senior Morgan Stepanek secured her fourth straight top-20 finish, placing 15th with a 54-hole score of 223 (+10).