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Soccer returns from successful Italian trip
The Salem College soccer team is back in North Carolina after a ten day trip to Italy. The team went 1-1 in their two matches in Italy. They beat Montecatini's Empoli FC, 1-0 with a goal by Tatum Justice (Jacksonville, NC). Salem fell to Real Aglianese 2-0 on the trip.
Basketball evens conference record with win over Wesleyan
The Salem College basketball team evened their Great South Athletic Conference (GSAC) record with a 60-47 win against Georgia Wesleyan College. Shamaz Denerson (Atlanta, GA) had a very strong afternoon with 21 points and 19 rebounds. Kelsey Rector (State Road, NC) is now only 10 points away from being the first ever Salem College basketball player to reach 1,000 points.
Rector breaks own single-game scoring record in loss
The Salem College basketball team suffered an overtime loss at home to Bennett College, 89-81. Kelsey Rector (State Road, NC) broke her own single-game scoring record with 35 points in the game, along with two other single-game records. Salem falls to 4-9 overall, and Bennett improves to 5-7.
Salem splits a pair of GSAC road games
The Salem College basketball team split a pair of Great South Athletic Conference games this weekend in Georgia. The Spirits defeated Georgia Wesleyan 70-48 on Saturday, and fell 69-60 at Piedmont today. Salem improves to 4-8 overall and to 3-4 in the GSAC.
Soccer defeats Montecatini Calcio in Italy
The Salem College soccer team defeated Montecatini Calcio 1-0 under the lights in Italy last night. Tatum Justice (Jacksonville, NC) scored midway through the first half for the games only goal. Cassy Khouri (Canyon Country, CA) was also huge in net with 8 saves.
Basketball Loses to Maryville College
The Salem College basketball team was not able to withstand the pressure from Maryville College in a 105-47 home loss. Kelsey Rector (State Road, NC) led Salem with 15 points. Salem falls to 3-7 overall and 2-3 in the GSAC, while Maryville improves to 8-4 overall.
Basketball picks up big GSAC win against Huntingdon
The Salem College basketball team was hitting from all facets of the game in a 70-57 Great South win against Huntingdon. Jojo Hall (Concord, NC) had a monster game with 22 points and 15 rebounds. Salem improves to 3-6 overall and to 2-2 in GSAC play, while Huntingdon drops to 4-5 overall.
Basketball drops first 2011 game against Covenant College
In front of a packed house, the Salem College basketball team dropped a home game to Covenant College, 65-57. Kelsey Rector (State Road, NC) led the Spirits with 21 points on the night. Salem drops to 2-6 with the loss, and Covenant improves to 1-6.
Featured Athlete of the Month-Jojo Hall (Basketball)
Jojo scored 52 points in three games in December for an average of 17.3 points per game. She led Salem to a 1-2 record in December and an exciting comeback win at home against Peace. She also added 1.3 assists per game, 2 steals per game, and she average 76% from the foul line in December.
Anna Trakas selected to NCCSIA College Division All-State Women's Soccer Team
Anna Trakas (Tryon, NC) of Salem College was one of eleven student-athletes representing eight institutions that were selected to the eighth annual North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association (NCCSIA) College Division All-State women’s soccer team. Trakas, a first-year midfielder, was one of only two NCAA Division III players selected to the team, while the other nine members represented NCAA Division II institutions.
Salem's Shamaz Denerson Named GSAC Women's Basketball Player Of The Week
LaGrange, GA -- The Great South Athletic Conference has named Shamaz Denerson of Salem College its Player of the Week in women's basketball for the week ending December 12. Denerson claims the honor for the first time this season while racking up the second for the Salem Spirits in 2010-11.
Coach Marek finishes in 2nd in Amica Insurance Half Marathon
Head Coach Shawn Marek finished in second place in the Charlotte Amica Insurance Half Marathon in a time of 1:13:35. Marek is the Head Cross Country and Track & Field Coach at Salem. The race had 3,227 total competitors, and Marek also won his age bracket.
Salem College soccer set to go to Italy
Featured Athlete of the Month-Kim Wisen
Kim finished her soccer career at Salem by starting in all 71 games of her four year career as a midfielder. She has the second most assists (16) in Salem College soccer history, and she is fourth in all-time points (40). Kim was instrumental in helping Salem to a 15-3 record this season, and the team has gone 49-19-3 over her career.
Basketball defeats Peace in overtime thriller
The Salem College basketball team defeated Peace College 73-68 in an overtime thriller tonight at Salem Gym. This was the first home victory for Salem against Peace in three years. Shamaz Denerson (Atlanta, GA) led the Spirits with 19 points and 9 rebounds. Salem improves to 2-5 overall on the season, and Peace falls to 4-4.
Basketball drops two away conference games this weekend
The Salem College basketball team lost two Great South Athletic Conference (GSAC) away games this weekend. The Spirits fell to Huntingdon in Alabama 67-64. They lost this afternoon to LaGrange 100-70. Shamaz Denerson (Atlanta, GA) led Salem with 17 points in the game today. Salem falls to 1-5 on the season and to 1-2 in the GSAC.
GSAC Names Kelsey Rector Player Of The Week For Women's Basketball
The Great South Athletic Conference office has announced its Player of the Week honoree in women's basketball for the week ending November 21 with Kelsey Rector of Salem College taking home the award.
Basketball earns first win of the season against Spelman
The Salem College basketball team earned their first win of the season in a 60-51 come from behind thriller against Spelman College. Kelsey Rector (State Road, NC) led the Spirits with 23 points, 4 rebounds, 3 assists, and 2 steals in the game. Salem improves to 1-3 with the win, and to 1-0 in the Great South Athletic Conference.
Salem loses to Hartwick and Rector selected to all-tourney team
The Salem College basketball team lost in the third-place game against Hartwick College, 77-56, in the Jackie Ammons Tournament hosted by Peace College. Kelsey Rector (State Road, NC) finished with 13 points and was selected to the all-tournament team. Salem falls to 0-3 with the loss.
Basketball loses in Jackie Ammons Tournament to Maine Maritime
The Salem College basketball team lost in the first round of the Jackie Ammons Tournament hosted by Peace College against Maine Maritime, 77-42. Kelsey Rector (State Road, NC) led the Spirits with 16 points. Salem drops to 0-2 on the season.
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