Sports in Brief: November 19
November 19, 2009
Men’s soccer: Hoxie placed on Top Drawer Soccer First Team
Senior forward Andrew Hoxie was named to the Top Drawer Soccer Men’s College Soccer First Team of the Season Thursday. Hoxie was one of only five forwards named to the squad. The senior finished the year with 10 goals and 12 assists, leading the CAA in both categories garnering the CAA’s Player of the Year award as well as First Team All-CAA. Hoxie ended the season tied for fourth nationally in assists per game and 11th in points per game.
Women’s basketball: Taylor adds two players to 2014 freshman class
Head Coach Debbie Taylor announced the signing of two players to the class of 2014 Wednesday. 6’2” center Kaitlyn Mathieu of Maine averaged just under 15 points and over two blocks a game last season. Also standing at 6’2” is guard/forward Victoria Willems who led her South Texas AAU team in scoring last year and was invited to the esteemed Adidas Top-10 elite camp the past two years.
Volleyball: Kresch named CAA Player of Week, Tribe advances
Led by sophomore Lindsay Kresch, the Tribe earned a postseason berth last weekend with wins at Georgia State and UNC-Wilmington. The College had to come from behind against the Panthers Sunday and the Seahawks Friday to win 3-1 and 3-2, repectively. Through two matches, Kresch tallied 44 kills and 34 digs. The sophomore’s impressive performances garnered her this week’s CAA Offensive Player of the Week award. The wins solidified the College as the fourth seed in next week’s CAA Tournament where they will face VCU.