Sports in brief: November 3
November 2, 2009
Women’s soccer: Tribe defeats Monarchs, miss out on tournament
The College (12-7, 6-5) finished its season with a 2-0 victory over Old Dominion Saturday to clinch its 28th straight winning season. Junior midfielder Danielle Axenfeld scored in the ninth minute on an assist from sophomore back Diana Weigel. Freshman forward Erin Liberatore sealed the victory in the 68th minute with her team-leading sixth goal of the season. The Tribe ended the year with 18 points in CAA, finishing sixth and out of the CAA tournament.
Volleyball: College falls to top-ranked Blue Devils in five sets
The Tribe (15-9, 7-3) was defeated by Delaware Saturday in five sets, losing to the Blue Hens 3-2. Junior hitter Erin Skipper had nine kills on the match, passing the 1,000-kill mark for her career. Senior hitter Lauren Powell had a career-high 27 digs, finishing one dig ahead of senior setter Lindsay Pflugner. With the loss, the College moves to fourth in the conference standings behind George Mason, VCU and top-ranked Delaware.
Cross Country: Men and women continue championship streak
Both the men’s and women’s cross country teams took home CAA country championships Saturday, the tenth consecutive title for the men and the seventh consecutive for the women. Seniors Emily Anderson and Meghan Burns paced the women’s team, finishing first and second with times of 20:35.7 and 20:49.1, respectively. Junior Brian Sklodowski led the men, finishing first with a time of 25:06.9. The Tribe placed five runners in the top seven finishers of the men’s race.