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Volleyball Awarded Four GSAC All-Conference and One All-Freshmen
The Great South Athletic Conference announced their 2012 All-Conference award winners for volleyball for the 2012 season. The Salem Spirits received four All-Conference members and one All-Freshmen team member.
Eight Soccer Players and Coach Callahan Honored by GSAC
The Great South Athletic Conference announced their women’s soccer postseason award winners on Thursday morning and 8 Salem soccer student-athletes were earned honors. Salem’s Tarryn Bundy (West Deptford, NJ) claimed the prestigious Freshman of the Year distinction while her head coach, Jay Callahan, earned the Coach of the Year nod after guiding the Spirits to the league’s top seed heading into this weekend’s conference tournament. Clara Kienzle from Agnes Scott won the Player of the Year, but she was followed closely by Sawyer Ferguson (Billings, MT) and Stephanie Hubbard (Sanford, NC) who came in 2nd and 3rd in Player of the Year voting.
Volleyball and Soccer brackets set for GSAC Tournament
The Great South Athletic Conference (GSAC) soccer and volleyball tournaments will be hosted by Agnes Scott College from Friday, November 2 through Sunday, November 4.
Volleyball loses regular season finale at Greensboro
The Salem College volleyball team lost their regular season finale at Greensboro (12-25, 19-25, 14-25). The Spirits could not avoid the season sweep by the Pride. The team does end their regular season with 12 wins, which is the most in school-history for the volleyball program. Salem ends the regular season at 12-13 as they get ready for the Great South Tournament this weekend.
Salem Athletes Honored at Great South Championships
The Salem College cross country team had 3 runners honored this weekend at the Great South Championships hosted by Spelman. The team finished 1 point behind the Champion Jaguars of Spelman in the meet.
Soccer Earns First Great South Regular Season Championship in School History
The Salem College soccer team clinched the first-ever Great South Athletic Conference (GSAC) Regular Season Championship in Salem College history today. The Spirits won 6-0 against Wesleyan College to improve to 9-1 in the Great South and 15-3 overall. Based on conference tie-breaker rules, the Spirits win the title over Covenant.
Volleyball dominates Spelman for season sweep
The Salem College volleyball team cruised by Spelman in 3 sets on the road (25-14, 25-8, 25-15). The Spirits will wait on the Agnes Scott versus Spelman game this week to see if they will by the number 2 or 3 seed and if they will finished 3rd or 4th in the Great South. The Spirits improve to 11-12 overall and they finish the Great South with a 5-5 record.
Volleyball continues hot streak with split at Covenant
The Salem College volleyball team continued their strong play with a split at Covenant College today. The Spirits lost in 3 sets to the Scots of Covenant (18-25, 21-25, 18-25). They defeated non-conference opponent Judson in 3 sets (25-14, 25-18, 25-18). The Spirits improve to 11-12 overall and fall to 4-5 in the Great South.
Soccer moves one game away from GSAC Regular Season Championship
The Salem College soccer team moved 1 game away from winning the 1st Great South Regular Season Championship in school history. Sawyer Ferguson (Billings, MT) scored twice and assisted another, which put her in 1st all-time at Salem for goals and points in a season. Salem improves to 14-3 overall and 8-1 in the Great South.
Cross country ends season in 2nd at GSAC Championships
The Salem College cross country team finished in 2nd by just 1 point to Spelman College at the Great South Championships today. The Jaguars finished in 1st with 27 points and Salem finished 1 point behind with 28. Natali Olveda (Salinas, CA) and Cristi Magracia (Lemon Grove, CA) both made the GSAC All-Conference team with their efforts.
Soccer's Ketchum Selected Great South Player of the Week
Paige Ketchum recorded two shutouts this week in two very important Great South wins for Salem. She recorded seven key saves in a 1-0 win against Covenant, and three saves in a 2-0 win against Agnes Scott. The Spirits now have six straight shutouts and improve to 13-3 overall and 7-1 in the GSAC.
Volleyball dominates Piedmont International for 6th straight win
The Salem College volleyball team dominated cross-town rival Piedmont International for the 2nd time this season. The Spirits have now won 6 games in a row. Salem celebrated 2 seniors, Katie O'Leary (Seldova, AK) and Brittany Miller (Hays, NC), in their last home matches. The Spirits improve to 10-11 with the non-conference win.
Fall Spirits Report: Week 9
All 3 teams are closing down their regular seasons.
Soccer set to celebrate Thiel and Younger at senior game
The Salem College soccer team is set to celebrate 2 seniors Sabrina Thiel (Hillsboro, OH) and Kellie Younger (Manhattan Beach, CA) this Sunday at 1:00. The Spirits will host Georgia Wesleyan in their final regular season match of the year, which is also their senior day.
Cross Country set to run at Great South Championships
The Salem College cross country team is set to head to Georgia for the Great South Championships this weekend. The race will be hosted by Spelman College at the Boundary Water Parks on October 27th at 9:00 a.m. The Spirits will compete against Spelman College, Wesleyan College, and Huntingdon College for the title.
Soccer has successful 1st Alumnae Game
The Salem College soccer team had its 1st-ever Alumnae Game on Sunday at the Salem College Soccer Field. The current team beat the alumnae 4-1.
Volleyball wins 4th in a row against Spelman
The Salem College volleyball team won its 4th match in a row today 3-0 against Spelman. The victory was their 3rd Great South win in a row, and also their straight sweep. Salem improves to 9-11 overall and 4-4 in the Great South.
Soccer clinches first-ever #1 seed in Great South Tournament
The Salem College soccer team clinched the school's first-ever #1 seed in a Great South Tournament with a 2-0 victory today against Agnes Scott. Paige Ketchum (Jacksonville, NC) and the Salem defense earned their 6th straight shutout in the victory. The Spirits improved to 12-3 overall with the victory, and to 7-1 in the Great South.
Volleyball sweeps its way to two conference victories
The Salem College volleyball team swept by Agnes Scott and Wesleyan today in Great South matches at home. The Spirits easily defeated both teams with a 25-14, 25-17, and 25-10 win against Wesleyan and a 25-16, 25-12, and 27-25 win against Agnes Scott. Salem improves to 8-11 with the 2 wins, and 3-4 in the Great South.
Volleyball set to celebrate two seniors next Tuesday
The Salem College volleyball team is set to celebrate two seniors in their final home game October 23rd at 7:00 against Piedmont International. Katie O'Leary (Seldova, AK) and Brittany Miller (Hays, NC) are both 4-year members of the volleyball team. Both seniors are having their best overall seasons this year.
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