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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.
This Week with Salem Basketball-Week 1
The Spirits kicked off their season at the Jackie Ammons Tournament hosted by William Peace University. Salem split their games this weekend. They fell to Washington College of Maryland on Friday 69-56. They bounced back on Saturday to take 3rd-place in the tournament with a 75-67 win against Hollins University. Satavia Taylor produced only the 2nd ever triple-double by a Salem basketball player in the win over Hollins. She had an impressive 12 points, 11 steals and 11 rebounds.
Basketball rolls past Hollins for first win
The Salem College basketball team rolled past Hollins University, 75-67, to pick up their first win of the young season. Salem claimed third-place in the Jackie Ammons Tournament hosted by William Peace with the win. For the second straight game, Satavia Taylor (Chicago, IL) led the Spirits with 12 points. Salem improves to 1-1 this season, while Hollins drops to 0-2.
Basketball loses to Washington College in season opener
Soccer Earns National Academic Award for Second Straight Year
The Salem College soccer team earned the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Team Academic Award for the 2011-2012 school year. This is the 2nd straight year the team has been honored with the award, which is acquired by having a team cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher for the entire academic school year. The Spirits obtained a team GPA of 3.13 last year.
Fall Review: 2012 Soccer Team
The Salem College soccer team reached great heights in 2012. The team posted the 3rd highest winning percentage in soccer history at .842, just behind the 2007 and 2010 soccer teams. The Spirits were 16-3-1 overall and 9-1 in the Great South. They brought home the first Great South Regular Season Championship in school history.
Fall Review: 2012 Volleyball Team
The 2012 edition of the Salem College volleyball team had a season of many firsts. The team went to the NCAA Tournament and won the Great South Athletic Conference Tournament for the 1st time. They also reached the .500 mark for winning percentage for the first time both overall (14-14) and in the conference (5-5).
Season Preview: 2012-13 Basketball
The Salem College basketball team is set to start their 2012-2013 this weekend at the Jackie Ammons Tournament hosted by William Peace University. Head Coach Anita Howard will kickoff her first season with 11 new players.
Fall Review: 2012 Cross Country Team
The Salem College cross country team continues to improve in the 2nd complete season for Head Coach Jamie Williams. The Spirits finished in 2nd place in the Great South Athletic Conference Championships, falling by just 1 point to the host Jaguars of Spelman.
Volleyball falls in NCAAs to #4 Emory University
Playing in their first NCAA Tournament match, the Salem College volleyball team fell to the 4th ranked team in the country, Emory University, in the first round. The match was played at the regional host site of Christopher Newport University
Soccer and Volleyball make the grades in GSAC
The Great South Athletic Conference has announced the 2012 Fall All-Academic award winners and 59 student-athletes from around the league were honored for coupling their athletic prowess with academic pursuits.
Volleyball NCAA match set to be live-streamed
The first round NCAA Tournament match between Salem College and Emory University will be streamed live on the internet this Friday at 3:00 pm.
Soccer's Ferguson, Ketchum and others ranked nationally
In the final NCAA Division III statistical soccer rankings, the Salem College soccer team made the list in several areas. The Spirits, who finished the season with a 16-3-1 record and a Great South Regular Season Championship, had 6 different players in the rankings. Sawyer Ferguson (Billings, MT) finished the season with an impressive 10 game-winning goals, which was 2nd in the entire nation of over 8,000 athletes.
Volleyball Slated to Play Emory in NCAA First Round
The Salem College volleyball team is slated to play Emory University in the first round of the NCAA Tournament at the host site of Christopher Newport in Newport News, Virginia. Emory is currently ranked 6th in the country and 2nd in the South Atlantic Region with a 31-5 overall record.
Volleyball Storms to Great South Championship Title
The Salem College volleyball team used the momentum from a dramatic comeback in the semifinals to upset top-seeded Huntingdon and win their first-ever Great South Championship. The Spirits were down 0-2 to Agnes Scott in the semifinal before they stormed back to defeat them 3-2. They went on to roll by the #1 seed Hawks of Huntingdon 3-1 in the championship match. They will now wait for the NCAA Division III brackets to see who they play in the NCAA Tournament with their automatic bid.
Soccer defeats Spelman 4-0 to move to championship game
The Salem College soccer team stormed by Spelman 4-0 in the Great South Tournament semifinals. Taylor Norman (Springfield, VA) had a goal and 2 assists in the win. The Spirits won their 16th game, which is a new record for wins in a season and they are currently 16-3.
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.
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