The Salem College soccer team survived the long ride to Alabama to defeat Huntingdon College 1-0 in a Great South Athletic Conference match. Stephanie Hubbard (Sanford, NC) scored on a corner kick by Anna Trakas (Tryon, NC) midway through the fast half, and Salem controlled the play for the entire remainder of the match. The Spirits move to 4-1 overall and to 1-0 in the Great South, while Huntingdon falls to 2-2-1.
The Salem College soccer team used five first-half goals to cruise to a 6-1 victory against Hollins University at home. Sawyer Ferguson (Billings, MT) scored 2 goals in the first 12 minutes to pace Salem to their third victory in a row. Salem improves to 3-1 overall, and Hollins drops to 1-3.
The Salem College soccer team showed team resilience for the second game in a row to defeat Greensboro College 2-1. Nataly Mojica (Dallas, TX) scored the game-winning goal for the Spirits in the 85th minute to give Salem a win in their first home match of the year. The Spirits improve to 2-1 overall, while Greensboro drops to 2-1 on the season.
The Salem College soccer team defeated Guilford College 3-1 in a non-conference match at the Meredith College Classic. After falling down 1-0, Salem had three different players score to secure the victory. The Spirits improve to 1-1, while Guilford falls to 2-1.
Salem occupies the third spot after finishing in second place during the regular season last year. The Spirits only had one conference loss last season which came at the hands of eventual champion Maryville. Stephanie Hubbard, Sabrina Thiel and Anna Trakas will be back on the field for Salem. As a team, the Spirits led the conference in goals with 74 throughout the season.
Winston-Salem, NC-Incoming Salem College first-year, Taylor Barcom (Anchorage, AK), is set to participate in the USA Climbing (Sport Climbing Series) Youth National Championships. The event will take place at Stone Summit in Atlanta, GA from July 7-10. Barcom will be a member of the Salem College soccer team this fall.
The Salem College soccer team has released their 2011-2012 schedule.
The Salem College soccer program is pleased to announce that Taylor Barcom has committed to attend Salem next year. Barcom played three years of varsity soccer for Coach Dan Reidman and Coach Terry Curran at A.J. Dimond High School in Anchorage, Alaska. The Salem soccer team is coming off a 15-3 season, and a second-place regular season Great South Athletic Conference finish in 2010.