Sports in Brief: December 1
November 30, 2009
Women’s basketball: Tribe sweep SeattleU tournament, now 4-2
The Tribe (4-2) went undefeated at the SeattleU Thanksgiving Tournament last weekend, defeating South Alabama Friday 46-40 and knocking off host Seattle 69-58 Saturday. Sophomore guard Taysha Pye led the effort for the College in both games, scoring 17 against South Alabama while finishing with a game-high 22 points and 11 rebounds versus Seattle. Pye was one of four players to score in double figures versus Seattle as sophomore guards Katherine DeHenzel and Janine Aldridge finished with 10 and 15 respectively, while freshman forward Taylor Hilton notched 12 points off of the bench.
Volleyball: College ousted from first round of CAA Tournament
The College’s season ended in the semifinals of the CAA Tournament last Monday as the Tribe (18-11, 10-4) fell in straight sets to VCU. Senior hitter Lauren Powell recorded the 19th double-double of her career, her 12th this season, on the match, finishing her collegiate career with 12 kills and 10 digs. Senior libero Lindsey Pflugner finished with a match-high 19 digs, moving her to second all-time among the College’s career in digs leaders. Sophomore hitter Lindsay Kresch recorded eight kills and nine digs, while junior blocker Ginny Bray finished with five kills and a team-high three blocks.
Field Hockey: Drew named to All-South Region Second Team
Senior midfielder Wesley Drew was named to the NFHCA/Longstreth All-South Region second team last Tuesday, marking the 60th time since 1982 that a member of the Tribe has been named to an all-region team. Drew finished the season with three goals and five assists, tying her for third all-time at the College with 19 career assists. In addition to her all region honors, Drew was also named to the NFHCA Senior All-Star team and earned first-team All-CAA honors this season.