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Basketball hangs tough with Wingate
The Salem College basketball team hung tough with NCAA Division II Wingate University in their first game of 2013. The Spirits lost 77-65 in the non-conference game. Satavia Taylor (Chicago, IL), led Salem with 23 points, 5 rebounds, and 3 assists. Salem falls to 6-4 on the season, while Wingate improves to 6-5.
Meet a Salem Coach: Emily Long-Basketball
“Emily is an integral part of this team this year as we strive to reach higher heights. With her previous DIII playing and coaching experience she has an intimate insight to what it means to be a student athlete on this level. And as a resident hall director she is readily accessible to our athletes and keeps me abreast of all the interesting things that Salem has in store for our students. This puzzle for success wouldn't be complete without her aboard!”
MacKenzie Schmidt earns first Scholar All-Region Award in Salem History
MacKenzie Schmidt (Columbus, OH) became the 1st student-athlete in Salem College history to earn NCAA Scholar All-South Region Honors for her play on the soccer field this past fall and for her work in the classroom. She was placed on the National Soccer Coaches Association of America Scholar All-Region Honorable Mention Tea. Schmidt holds a 3.894 cumulative grade point average and she led the Great South Athletic Conference with 11 assists and 0.55 assists per game. She is a junior and majors in Not-For-Profit.
Basketball moves to 6-3 with win against Averett
The Salem College basketball team won their 2nd straight game as they pulled out a close contest in a 66-62 win against Averett. Bria Patterson (Winterhaven, FL) hit 2 clutch free-throws with 6 seconds left to preserve the win. Salem improves to 6-3 overall and Averett falls to 1-5.
Satavia Taylor wins GSAC Player of the Week for second time
The Great South Athletic Conference announced the winter sports week four Player of the Week on Wednesday morning and women’s basketball player Satavia Taylor of Salem College was selected as the winner through exclusive voting by the league sports information directors.
Mike Hollman takes over Salem College tennis program
Salem College Director of Athletics Melissa Barrett has announced that Mike Hollman will take over the Salem College tennis program. Hollman is very familiar with Salem College. He was the assistant tennis coach for 4 years, and he has worked with the soccer program for the past 5 years. Hollman will immediately take over the program, which went 4-11 overall last year and lost in the Great South quarterfinals.
Basketball eases to win at Meredith
The Salem College basketball team ended a two-game losing streak with a convincing win at Meredith, 52-40. Jasmine Shabazz (Buffalo, NY) paved the way for the victory with 17 points and 7 rebounds. The Spirits improve to 5-3 this season, and Meredith fall to 1-4.
Basketball loses back and forth battle with William Peace
The Salem College basketball team lost at home for the 1st time this season in a back and forth game with William Peace. The Pacers won 70-61 in the intense game. Satavia Taylor (Chicago, IL) continued her hot play with a game-high 18 points, 7 rebounds, 6 steals, 3 assists, and an impressive 5 blocks. Taylor led the Spirits in all 5 statistics tonight. The Spirits fall to 4-3 with the loss, and William Peace improves to 3-5.
Basketball volunteers with Main Street Academy
This past week the Salem College basketball team spent the afternoon volunteering with local middle and high school students at Main Street Academy.
Meet a Salem Coach:Ken Hunt-Softball
"Coach Hunt is a great coach and asset to Salem College softball. The grace he shows when he gives to this program, let's you know how blessed we are to have a coach with the wealth of knowledge and experience in the world of softball. I am happy to have him as an Associate Head Coach at Salem College and more importantly, as a friend."
Hubbard earns All-South Atlantic Region honors for second time
For the second year in a row, Stephanie Hubbard (Sanford, NC) has earned the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) All-South Atlantic Region Honors. Last year, Hubbard became the 1st Salem athlete ever to earn all-region honors, and she repeated it again this year with a strong junior campaign.
Basketball loses in non-conference game at Methodist
The Salem College basketball team lost for the first time in 5 games tonight as they lost 75-52 at Methodist University. Satavia Taylor (Chicago, IL) led the Spirits with 16 points, 8 rebounds and 6 steals. Salem falls to 4-2 overall and Methodist improves to 6-2.
2013 Tennis Schedule released by athletic department
The Salem College athletic department has released the 2013 tennis schedule. The team will begin action on February 16th when they host William Peace. Great South Athletic Conference play begins on February 23rd when the Spirits host Huntingdon for a double-header match. Here is the complete schedule:
Softball releases 2013 schedule
Head Coach Scott Long has released the 2013 Salem College Softball Schedule The Spirits will battle Agnes Scott, Covenant, Huntingdon, Spelman, and Wesleyan for the Great South Athletic Conference Crown. The Spirits kick-off action on February 12th when they travel to William Peace in Raleigh. Click below for the complete schedule:
Basketball defeats SVU for fourth straight win
The Salem College basketball team won at home against Southern Virginia, 59-51, for their 4th straight win of the season. Satavia Taylor (Chicago, IL) had a game-high 19 points for the Spirits. Salem improves to 4-1 overall, and Southern Virginia drops to 2-2.
This Week with Salem Basketball-Week 3
The Spirits went 1-0 this past week to improve their overall record to 3-1. They defeated Warren Wilson, 78-31, in their 1st home game of the season. Jasmine Shabazz (Buffalo, NY) recorded a double-double of 15 points and 13 rebounds in the win. Satavia Taylor (Chicago, IL) continues her hot play after being named the Great South Player of the Week in the 1st week of voting.
Basketball crushes Warren Wilson in first home game
The Salem College basketball team exploded past the Owls of Warren Wilson 78-21 in the first home game of the season. Jasmine Shabazz (Buffalo, NY) led the Spirits with a double-double of 15 points and 13 rebounds. The Spirits improve to 3-1 this season, while the Owls drop to 2-2.
Salem Jumps Out to Huge Lead in Fall GSAC Presidents' Cup Standings
The Salem College Athletic Department has jumped out to a large lead in the 2012-2013 Great South Athletic Conference Presidents' Cup Standings after the fall season.
Taylor wins first GSAC Basketball Player of the Week
Taylor had a huge weekend as the Spirits split two contests against Washington College and Hollins University last weekend. She averaged 13 points per game, 9 steals per game, 8.5 rebounds per game and two blocks per game on the hardwood, including Salem’s second-ever triple-double with 12 points, 11 rebounds and 11 steals in the win over Hollins.
Basketball cruises to win at Roanoke
Salem, VA-The Salem College basketball team opened up an early lead and never looked back in route to a 57-47 non-conference win at Roanoke College. Jasmine Shabazz (Buffalo, NY) had a monster night with a double-double of 12 points and 14 rebounds. Salem improves to 1-2 overall, while Roanoke falls to 1-3.
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