College Notebook

Meredith earns 1-0 shutout in soccer; more soccer, golf, volleyball results

From News ReleasesSeptember 21, 2013 

— The Meredith soccer team earned its second USA South win Saturday with a 1-0 win against new league member Huntingdon.

In the 39th minute, Jessie Davis pushed the ball up field to Robin Moore. Moore collected the pass and charged ahead to Brittany LaRussa, who netted her third career goal on the play to secure the Meredith (4-1-3, 2-0) win.

The Avenging Angels outshot Huntingdon (2-3, 0-1) 28-2 and dominated the game with 16 corner kick attempts. Danielle Lee and Meghan Ingram led Meredith with three shots on goal apiece.

Goalie Kelsey Hopper had two saves to earn the shutout with help from defenders Anna Smither and Megan Luke.

Friday’s late men’s : No. 1 North Carolina (3-0-3, 0-0-3 ACC) went on the road to Virginia Tech (3-1-1, 1-0-2) and came away with a 0-0 tie at Thompson Field. ... Syracuse (5-2, 1-2) scored a goals 14 minutes apart in the second half to upend Duke (3-1-2, 0-1-1), which got a goal from Brody Huitema, 2-1 in the inaugural ACC men’s soccer match between the two schools. ... N.C. State (3-1-1, 1-1-1) got goals from Nazmi Albadawi, Nick Surkamp and Clement Simonin, but blew two leads and eventually tied Virginia (2-3-1, 0-2-1) in double overtime.

Volleyball

North Carolina 3, Indiana 1: The host Tar Heels UNC defeated Indiana 25-19, 23-25, 25-22, 25-14 in the ACC-Big Ten Challenge to improve to 11-0, it’s best start ever. Victoria McPherson led the Tar Heels with 10 kills and seven blocks, and Kayla Berringer posted 13 kills with a .520 hitting percentage. UNC swept Illinois Friday night.

UNC Greensboro 3, N.C. Central 0: The Eagles (0-15) fell 25-6, 25-16, 25-14 to host UNCG at the Spartan Spiketacular. Their late match against George Mason did not finish in time for publication.

Women’s Golf

Mason Rudolph Championship: After play was delayed by two hours due to overnight rain, UCLA (-3) moved into first place after Arizona State (+2) was 5-over at the par-72 Vanderbilt Legends Club in Fraklin, Tenn. tournament. N.C. State (+7), Vanderbilt (+9) and Duke (+9) round out the top five with North Carolina (+13) in sixth.

Virginia’s Elizabeth Brightwell sits atop the individual leaderboard at 5-under following a second round 69. N.C. State’s Augusta James is tied for second, two shots behind following an even-par round.

Duke is lead by eight-place Aleja Cangrejo who is 1-under after a 72. Jackie Chang was 2-under to move to 1-over for the tournament in 12th place.

Auburn (+15), Virginia (+17), Alabama (+18) and Michigan State (+20), Wake Forest (+22) complete the top 10.

men’s Golf

Duke: The Blue Devils concluded stroke play at the Collegiate Challenge Cup at the Golf Club of Tennessee in Kingston Springs in ninth place with an 897 (+45). Junior Turner Southey-Gordon led Duke in a tie for 26th with a 6-over 219

Georgia won the stroke-play portion of the event with an 832 finishing five shots better than Texas A&M. Clemson (849) placed third with Tennessee (858) and Vanderbilt (859) rounding out the top five. Ben Crancer (Texas A&M) claimed individual medalist honors with a 16-under 197, seven shot clear of Joey Garber of Georgia.

Duke faces Vanderbilt Sunday in match play on the final day of competition.

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