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Volleyball goes 1-1 in Alabama
The Salem College volleyball team traveled to Alabama this weekend and split 2 matches with Tuskegee and Huntingdon. The Spirits defeated Tuskegee 3-1 (20-25, 25-19, 25-10, 25-20)
Cross country finishes in 15th at Christopher Newport
The Salem College cross country team competed in the Christopher Newport 6K today and finished in 15th place. Natali Olveda (Salinas, CA) once again was the top Salem runner in the race. She has finished 1st for the Spirits in every meet this year.
Soccer earns 5th straight shutout in 5-0 win against Spelman
The Salem College soccer team earned their 5th straight shutout in a 5-0 Great South win against Spelman. Tarryn Bundy (West Deptford, NJ) scored twice in the win. Salem improves to 11-3 overall and 5-1 in the Great South.
Soccer's Ferguson, Schmidt and Bundy national ranked in NCAA DIII stats
Though there are over 8,000 NCAA Division III women's soccer players, Salem College soccer has 3 players ranked in the top 51 of their statistics. Sawyer Ferguson (Billings, MT), MacKenzie Schmidt (Columbus, OH), and Tarryn Bundy (West Deptford, NJ) are well represented on this week's NCAA release of DIII soccer statistics.
Basketball set to host Midnight Madness
The Salem College basketball team is set to host the first-ever Midnight Madness Event in Salem College history on October 15th at 9:00 pm
Fall Spirits Report: Week 7
The Salem Spirits will compete in all 3 fall sports this week.
Soccer's Hubbard Selected as GSAC Player of the Week
Stephanie Hubbard anchored a defense that recorded three shut-outs in a 4-0 week for the Spirits. Hubbard also scored 2 goals and added an assist this week for 5 points. Salem defeated Warren Wilson, Methodist, Huntingdon, and Wesleyan to improve to 10-3 overall and 4-1 in the Great South.
Soccer reaches 10th win at Wesleyan
The Salem College soccer team earned their 10th win of the season today on the road in a 4-0 victory against Wesleyan College. Stephanie Hubbard (Sanford, N.C.) scored two goals and the Spirits out shot the Pioneers 38-0. Salem improves to 10-3 overall and 4-1 in the Great South. This is the 4th straight season Salem soccer has reason at least 10 wins.
Soccer wins Great South match 3-0 at Huntingdon
The Salem College soccer team defeated Huntingdon College 3-0 today in Great South action. Sataj Johnson (Corona, CA) scored the game-winning goal in the 7th minute. The Spirits improve to 9-3 overall and to 3-1 in the GSAC.
Volleyball splits day against Guilford and Allen
The Salem College volleyball swept Allen University today, but could not avoid the season sweep by the Guilford Quakers today at home. The Spirits fell in 3 sets (21-25, 16-21, 21-25). Salem is currently 4-10 this season.
Cross country competes at Wilbur Ross Invitational
The Salem College cross country team finished in 3rd of 4 teams at the Wilbur Ross 5K Invitational hosted by Winston-Salem State. Natali Olveda (Salinas, CA) finished in 7th overall in 22:01.20. The Spirits averaged 24:38.75 on the course.
Fall Spirits Report: Week 6
All 3 fall sports will be in action this week.
Soccer defeats Methodist 2-0 at home
The Salem College soccer team defeated a tough Methodist side today 2-0 at home in a non-conference match. Tarryn Bundy (West Deptford, NJ) and Sawyer Ferguson (Billings, MT) each had a goal and an assist in the win. Salem improves to 8-3 this season.
Soccer improves to 7-3 with win against Warren Wilson
After 6 straight road games, the Salem College soccer team defeated Warren Wilson 4-3 at home on a rainy field. Tarryn Bundy (West Deptford, NJ) scored twice in the last 8 minutes to pick up the win. Salem improves to 7-3 overall with the victory.
Volleyball drops 2 home matches to Peace and Covenant
The Salem College volleyball team lost 2 matches at home to Covenant and William Peace. The Spirits lost to Covenant in a Great South match 3-1 (13-25, 25-22, 16-25, 17-25). They dropped a non-conference match to the Pacers 3-0 (14-25, 21-25, 19-25). Salem falls to 3-9 overall and 1-3 in the Great South.
Soccer falls on road 1-0 to Covenant
The Salem College soccer team dropped their first Great South loss of the season on the road to Covenant College 1-0. The Scots scored an early goal and held on for the win. Salem falls to 6-3 overall and 2-1 in the GSAC, while Covenant improves to 8-1-1.
Volleyball falls on road at Guilford
The Salem College volleyball team dropped a non-conference road match to Guilford College's in 3 sets (25-22, 25-18, 27-25). Roslyn Nixon (Wilson, NC) led the Spirits with 12 kills in the match. Salem falls to 3-7 overall with the defeat.
Olveda breaks personal 6K record at Charlotte Invitational
The Salem College cross country team traveled to the Charlotte Invitational, and finished 13th in the Green 6K Women's Division. Natali Olveda (Salinas, CA) ran her personal best race and finished in 53rd in the division in 26:25.06.
Volleyball can't avoid season sweep by Methodist
The Salem College volleyball team could not avoid a season sweep by the Methodist Monarchs tonight on the road in a non-conference match. The Monarchs won in three sets by the score of 11-25, 11-25, 17-25. Salem falls to 3-6 overall with the loss.
Ferguson Wins Second GSAC Soccer Player of the Week Honor
Ferguson scored 3 goals to help Salem to a 2-0 week. She scored game-winning goals in road wins over Ferrum and Agnes Scott to help the Spirits to a 6-2 overall record and 2-0 in the GSAC. Ferguson scored twice against the Scotties in a come from behind 2-1 victory.
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