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Volleyball beat at home by Guilford College
The Salem College volleyball team was defeated at home tonight against Guilford College 3-0 (16-25, 17-25, 14-25). Hart Wagner (Winston-Salem, NC) led the Spirits with 9 digs. Salem falls to 4-24, while Guilford improves to 12-14.
Trakas selected as Great South Soccer Player of the Week
Closing out the final week of competition before conference championships, the Great South Athletic Conference announces the final Player of the Week awards for the fall season. Jessie Jakes from Covenant College for volleyball, Anna Trakas of Salem College for women's soccer, Sidney Smith of Piedmont College for men's soccer and Holli Abernathy of Piedmont College for women's cross country rounds out this week's award winners.
Volleyball drops road match at North Carolina Wesleyan
The Salem College volleyball team lost a road match at North Carolina Wesleyan 0-3 (14-25, 12-25, 20-25). Randi Roppolo (Weeki Wachee, FL) led the Spirits with 8 kills, 1 service ace, and 9 digs. Salem drops to 4-23 overall with the loss, and Wesleyan improves to 17-9.
Cross country runs in dual meet at Southern Virginia
The Salem College cross country team ran in a dual meet hosted by Southern Virginia University. SVU defeated the Spirits 17-38. Natali Olveda (Salinas, CA) was the first Spirit across the line and was 5th overall (26:05) on the 5K course.
Volleyball splits conference matches at home
The Salem College volleyball team split a pair of Great South Athletic Conference (GSAC) matches this weekend at home. The Spirits cruised to a 3-0 (25-4, 25-12, 25-10) victory against Wesleyan, before falling in a hard-fought match against Huntingdon 1-3 (25-17, 24-26, 16-25, 23-25). Salem finishes conference play in 7th place with a 1-6 conference record, and they are now 4-23 overall.
Soccer earns #3 seed in GSAC Tournament with win at Agnes Scott
The Salem College Spirits wrapped up a Georgia road trip with a 4-1 conference win at Agnes Scott. The win secures Salem as the #3 seed in the upcoming Great South Athletic Conference Tournament (GSAC). Amanda Orsino (Sauquoit, NY) scored two goals and added an assist in the victory. The Spirits improve to 9-4-2 overall and to 4-2-1 in the GSAC.
Soccer uses strong first half to defeat LaGrange on road
The Salem College soccer team scored early and often to earn an important Great South match tonight 3-0. Mackenzie Schmidt (Columbus, OH) scored two goals and had an assist all in the first half in the victory. Salem improves to 8-4-2 overall and to 3-2-1 in the Great South.
Magracia selected as Great South Runner of the Week
Cristi Magracia (Lemon Grove, CA) was selected as the Great South Athletic Conference (GSAC) Runner of the Week for last week. She led the Salem College cross country team to a 5th place finish at the Wilbur Ross Invitational 5K meet hosted by Winston-Salem State University. Magracia had her highest finish of the season in 2nd place at the meet, and her personal record at Salem (20:39).
Soccer ties Covenant at home 1-1
The Salem College soccer team snapped Covenant’s 5 game win streak with a 1-1 draw. Anna Trakas (Tryon, NC) scored the goal for the Spirits in the second-half. Salem’s record is now 7-4-2, while Covenant is 6-6-2.
Volleyball falls in three sets against Greensboro
The Salem College volleyball team lost in 3 sets at home in a non-conference match against Greensboro College (21-25, 20-25, 19-25). Randi Roppolo (Weeki Wachee, FL) and Hart Sanders (Winston-Salem, NC) each had 6 kills for the Spirits. Salem falls to 3-21 and Greensboro improves to 8-19.
Volleyball drops two conference matches against Spelman and Agnes Scott
The Salem College volleyball team lost two Great South conference matches yesterday in Georgia. The Spirits lost to Spelman in the morning match, and to Agnes Scott in the afternoon match (20-25, 25-19, 17-25, 22-25). The two losses drop Salem to 0-5 in the Great South and to 3-20 overall.
Volleyball loses in three sets at Toccoa Falls
The Salem College volleyball team lost at Toccoa Falls in a non-conference match (5-25, 23-25, 20-25). Salem falls to 3-18, while Toccoa Falls improves to 12-11. Salem returns to action tomorrow when they play two Great South matches at Spelman and Agnes Scott.
Volleyball defeats Piedmont Baptist for a season sweep
The Salem College volleyball team completed a season sweep of crosstown rival Piedmont Baptist College in four sets (25-14, 17-25, 25-16, 27-25) at Piedmont Baptist. The Spirits defeated PBC earlier in the season 3-1 at home. Salem improves to 3-17 with the win.
Cross country finishes in 5th at Wilbur Ross Invitational
The Salem College cross country team finished in 5th out of 7 teams at the Wilbur Ross Invitational 5K meet hosted by Winston-Salem State University. Cristi Magracia (Lemon Grove, CA) had her highest finish of the season in 2nd place, and her personal record at Salem (20:39).
Volleyball drops final two matches at Gallaudet
The Salem College volleyball team lost their final 2 matches at the Gallaudet University Invitational. The Spirits lost 3-0 to Allegheny (19-25, 5-25, 10-25) and 3-2 to Rowan (25-22, 24-26, 24-26, 25-23, 16-18). Salem falls to 2-17 on the season.
Soccer falls in conference match against Piedmont
Volleyball drops two matches in first day of the Gallaudet Invitational
The Salem College volleyball team lost two matches in straight sets in the first day of the Gallaudet University Invitational today against the host school and Shenandoah University. Salem lost in their first match to Gallaudet (14-25, 23-25, 15-25) and to Shenandoah (15-25, 25-27, 18-25). Salem falls to 2-14 on the season with the losses.
Volleyball loses tight contest at Peace
The Salem College volleyball team were barely unable to sweep the Peace Pacers for the first time in school history in a five-set loss. The two teams split the first four sets, before Peace was able to catch the fifth and final set (20-25, 25-22, 7-25, 25-18, 6-15). Randi Roppolo (Weeki Wachee, FL) led the Spirits with 5 kills and 13 digs. Salem falls to 2-13, while Peace improves to 7-13 on the season.
Soccer cruises to 7-0 win at Peace
The Salem College soccer team cruised to a 7-0 road non-conference win at Peace today. The Spirits went their second straight game without giving up a shot. Anna Trakas (Tryon, NC) had two goals for Salem. The Spirits improve to 7-3-1 on the season.
Soccer improves record to 6-3-1 with win against Wesleyan
It took a while, but the Salem College soccer team was able to open up Wesleyan College's defense for a 5-0 conference win. It took Salem 27 shots to tally a goal when Sam Hubbard (Sanford, NC) opened up the scoring for the Spirits. Salem improves to 2-1 in the Great South and to 6-3-1 on the season.
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