Fall Spirits Report: Week 5
The Spirits will run at the Charlotte Invitational this Friday in the 6K Green Level Event at McAlpine Park. The Charlotte Invitational is hosted by UNC Charlotte and there will be teams from all NCAA divisions. Here is a link to directions and event information:
The Spirits ran at the Warren Wilson 5K Invitational last Friday in Asheville. The team came in 3rd out of 4 teams at the event. Natali Olveda (Salinas, CA) was the top runner across the line for the Spirits, and 4th overall out of 30 runners.
The Spirits will travel to Covenant College in Lookout Mountain, GA on Saturday at 7:00. Covenant is currently 6-1-1 overall and 3-0 in the Great South. The game will be broadcasted on the internet here:
Salem went 2-0 last week to improve their overall record to 6-2 and their Great South record to 2-0. Salem won 2-1 in overtime at Ferrum, and they came from behind to win 2-1 at Agnes Scott. Sawyer Ferguson (Billings, MT) scored 3 goals, including game-winning goals in both games.
The Salem volleyball team will play 2 away games and 2 home games this week. Salem will travel to Methodist on Wednesday at 7:00 and to Guilford on Friday at 7:00. They host Covenant in a conference match on Saturday at noon, and William Peace on Saturday at 4:00.
The Spirits went 2-1 last week with a victory at Piedmont International and a victory at Wesleyan College in Georgia in a GSAC match. The Spirits swept the Pioneers 3-0. Salem dropped a match at Agnes Scott last Saturday. They currently are 1-2 in the GSAC and 3-5 overall. Roslyn Nixon (Wilson, NC) is currently 5th in the GSAC in kills per set (2.21).