Sports in Brief: October 27
October 26, 2009
Volleyball: Tribe loses 3-2 to Hofstra, moves into tie for second
The College took Hofstra to five sets Saturday before losing to the Pride 3-2. With its record now 6-2, the Tribe moves into a tie for second place in the CAA with VCU, behind Delaware. Senior hitter Lauren Powell recorded her team-leading ninth double-double of the season, tallying 12 kills and 19 blocks. Junior setter Cassie Crumal also had a double-double for the match, as she had 16 digs to go along with her 25 assists. Check out Flathatnews.com/sports for a full recap.
Field Hockey: Zamesnik scores two in weekend win over VCU
Sophomore midfielder Leah Zamesnik netted two goals for the Tribe Sunday in a 3-2 victory over VCU. Zamesnik’s second goal came in the 59th minute, breaking a 2-2 tie and helping seal away the victory. Sophomore Mikala Savaides also had a goal for the Tribe, placing a feed from sophomore midfielder Kelsey Nawalinski into the back of the cage. Junior Carrie Thompson had four saves for the Tribe, who improved to 6-11 on the year, 2-5 in conference.
Tennis: Men reach semis, women quarters, at ITAs
Senior Keziel Juneau and junior Sebastien Vidal reached the semifinals of the ITA Atlantic Regionals Sunday before falling to the doubles team from U.Va. 8-4. A pair of women’s doubles teams advanced to the quarterfinals of the ITAs, as senior Carmen Pop and freshman Anik Cepeda lost 8-3 to the top-seeded Virginia squad, while senior Ragini Acharya and junior Lauren Sabacinski were defeated 8-5 by the third-seeded pair from Charlottesville.