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No. 7 LRU Women's Soccer Subdues Catawba, 3-1 PDF Print
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Thursday, 06 October 2011 05:46

The seventh-ranked Lenoir-Rhyne University Women's Soccer Team (9-1, 4-0) remained undefeated in South Atlantic Conference play with a 3-1 victory over Catawba College (1-8, 0-3), 3-1, Wednesday evening at the Moretz Sports - Athletic Complex.

Three different players scored for the Bears, who ran their winning streak to eight matches.
Catawba struck first when Alyssa Retundie (Mooresville, N.C.) scored on a penalty kick 20:41 into the match.
Lenoir-Rhyne tied the contest in the 33rd minute when junior forward Carley Griffin (Fresno, Calif.) scored from 15 yards out after a collision deflected the ball her way. The goal was Griffin's team-leading seventh of the year.
In the second half, the Bears took the lead for good when senior defender Jessica Schob (Ione, Calif.) headed the ball into the net off a free kick from senior defender Casey McDonnell (Toms River, N.J.) at the 76:21 mark.
L-R senior forward Laura Linehan (San Diego, Calif.) finished off the scoring when her corner kick bent into the net for the goal, her sixth of the season.
Junior Caitlin Scruggs (Torrance, Calif.) picked up the victory in goal for the Bears, who held a 25-4 advantage in shots taken over the Indians.
Catawba goalkeeper Lindsay Webster (Hopkinton, Mass.) suffered the loss despite eight saves in the match.
L-R remains at home to face Lincoln Memorial on Saturday in a league match beginning at 5 p.m. Catawba, meanwhile, returns home to take on conference-foe Carson-Newman on Saturday beginning at 5 p.m., as well.


Lenoir-Rhyne Men's Soccer Defeats King, 2-1, In Double Overtime


The Lenoir-Rhyne Men's Soccer Team (4-5-1) picked up a 2-1 double overtime win against King (Tenn.) Wednesday afternoon at Parks Field. Senior midfielder Jordan Holmes (Southport, ENGLAND) scored the game-winning goal just 48 seconds into the second overtime for the Bears.
With the score tied at one, Holmes picked up a loose ball and connected into the right side of the goal to lift the Bears to the win. Holmes is now tied for the team lead in goals with three.
Senior forward Daniel Jones (Wrexham, ENGLAND) opened the scoring for Lenoir-Rhyne in the 26th minute when he finished off a corner kick from sophomore midfielder Mehmet Karakilinc (Lanester, FRANCE), who assisted on the play.
King tied the match at one just over two minutes later after Tom Winspear (Yarm, ENGLAND) scored off a pass to the center by Zach Caracciolo (Clarksville, Tenn.).
The contest remained one-all until Holmes finally scored to lift the Bears to the win.
Lenoir-Rhyne also held a 23-11 advantage in shots taken while sophomore goalkeeper Stefan Dill (Southampton, BERMUDA) picked up the victory after stopping three shots.
King (2-6-1) goalkeeper Stefan Kwiatkowski (Ocala, Fla.), who made five saves, suffered the loss.
Lenoir-Rhyne returns to Hickory, N.C., to host South Atlantic Conference-rival Lincoln Memorial on Saturday beginning at 7:30 p.m. King hosts Rio Grande on Saturday at 4 p.m.


Campbell Defeats Lenoir-Rhyne In The 2011-12 Women's Swimming Season Opener


The Lenoir-Rhyne University Women's Swimming Team opened the 2011-12 campaign with a 163-63 setback to Campbell University in a dual meet Wednesday evening at the Shuford Physical Education Center.
The Bears picked up two wins on the night: senior Megan Neubauer (Taylors, S.C.) in the 1,000-yard freestyle and freshman Chelsea Kyle (Knoxville, Tenn.) in the 100-yard butterfly.
Neubauer finished in 11:35.14 while Kyle's 1:00.80 was a new school record.
The men's squad swam solo on the evening and produced one school mark as freshman Kyle Hites' (Lenoir, N.C.) 1:02.65 in the 100-yard breaststroke established a new Lenoir-Rhyne record.
Lenoir-Rhyne next competes in the Boo Bash Relays in Salisbury, N.C., on Saturday, October 29.
L-R will also have its annual Cardinal and Black Intersquad next Thursday at 6 p.m., at home.
The Lenoir-Rhyne Men's and Women's Swimming Teams will not return home until a dual meet with Saturday, January 7, 2012, against Limestone and Queens.


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