|App State Sports Round Up|
|Written by Staff Reports|
|Saturday, 05 October 2013 19:58|
Men's Tennis Completes First Fall Tournament
Appalachian State University men's tennis wrapped up its first fall tournament of the season on Saturday at the Jim Causey Invitational on the campus of Davidson College.
The Mountaineers squared off in matches against Campbell, Charlotte and tournament host Davidson on Friday and Saturday as they prepare for the spring championship season.
Sebastien King looked solid at No. 1 singles as he finished with a 2-1 record over the weekend while teaming up with Zach Bost to post a 2-1 mark at the top doubles spot.
Oliver Casey also finished 2-1 while playing at the No. 2 spot and finished the weekend with a perfect 3-0 record at No. 3 doubles with partner Robert Jenkins.
At No. 3 singles, Bost notched a 2-1 record with wins over opponents from Campbell and Davidson while Matt Saltsgaver finished 1-2 at the No. 4 spot.
In other singles action, Jenkins finished 1-2 in the No. 5 position while Jan-Willem Kleynhans went 0-2 in No. 6 singles action, but did pick up a win at No. 2 doubles with partner Steve Lake as the duo went 1-2 over the weekend.
Lake finished 1-1 at No. 7 singles and 1-0 in the No. 6 spot for the Apps while Eric Greene rounded out the lineup with a perfect 3-0 singles record on the weekend which included a 2-0 mark at No. 8 and a 1-0 record at the No. 7 spot. He also finished 1-1 in doubles play at the No. 4 position with Saltsgaver.
The Mountaineers return to action next weekend when they head to the Wofford Tournament from Oct. 12-13 in their second of four fall tournaments.
APP STATE vs. CHARLOTTE
1. Sebastien King (APP) def. Jack Williams (UNCC) - 7-5, 3-6, 10-8
2. Forrest Edwards (UNCC) def. Oliver Casey (APP) - 6-3, 6-1
3. Alex Calott (UNCC) def. Zach Bost (APP) - 7-5, 6-4
4. Matt Saltsgaver (APP) def. Paul Cisti (UNCC) - 6-3, 6-0
5. Jordi Massalle Ferrer (UNCC) def. Robert Jenkins (APP) - 6-1, 6-1
6. Nate Shanok (UNCC) def. Jan-Willem Kleynhans (APP) - 2-6, 6-2, 11-9
7. Francis Pare (UNCC) def. Steve Lake (APP) - 6-4, 6-3
8. Eric Greene (APP) def. Alex Weber (UNCC) - 3-6, 7-5, 11-9
1. Williams/Edwards (UNCC) def. Bost/King (APP) - 9-8
2. Messalle Ferrer/Weber (UNCC) def. Lake/Kleynhans (APP) - 8-3
3. Casey/Jenkins (APP) def. Pare/Cisti (UNCC) - 8-1
4. Greene/Saltsgaver (APP) def. Calott/Solik (UNCC) - 8-5
APP STATE vs. DAVIDSON
1. King (APP) def. Lightbourn (DAV) - 6-4, 6-3
2. Casey (APP) def. Kallick (DAV) - 6-1, 6-3
3. Bost (APP) def. Howard (DAV) - 6-1. 6-1
4. Hart (DAV) def. Saltsgaver (APP) - 6-2, 6-2
5. Jenkins (APP) vs. Watkins (DAV) - DID NOT PLAY
6. Gough (DAV) def. Kleynhans (APP) - 6-1, 7-5
7. Lake (APP) def. Bolton (DAV) - 6-3, 6-2
8. Greene (APP) def. Solik (UNCC) - 6-1, 6-4
1. Bost/King (APP) def. Kallick/Lightbourn (DAV) - 8-5
2. Lake/Kleynhans (APP) def. Hart/Watkins (DAV) - 9-8
3. Casey/Jenkins (APP) vs. Gough/Sand (DAV) - DID NOT PLAY
4. Howard/Bolton (DAV) def. Saltsgaver/Greene - 8-2
APP STATE vs. CAMPBELL
1. Guillen (CU) def. King (APP) - 6-1, 6-0
2. Casey (APP) def. Visser (CU) - 6-3, 6-3
3. Bost (APP) def. Rossisnon (CU) - 6-1, 6-4
4. Van Gerwen (CU) def. Saltsgaver (APP) - 6-3, 6-3
5. Kanieweski (CU) def. Jenkins (APP) - 6-3, 6-0
6. Lake (APP) def. Jones (CU) - 6-4, 5-7, 10-8
7. Greene (APP) def. Rogers (CU) - 6-3, 6-3
1. Bost/King (APP) def. Wisser/Krone (CU) - 8-4
2. Guillen/Rossisnon (CU) def. Lake/Kleynhans (APP) - 8-4
3. Casey/Jenkins (APP) def. Jones/Van Gerwen (CU) - 8-5
McFoy Leads Mountaineers to 16th Place Finish
Appalachian State University men's cross country showed a solid performance in the Paul Short Run on Saturday, finishing in 18th place out of 47 teams.
Kyle McFoy finished first for the Mountaineers and 51st overall with a time of 24:50, beating his old personal record by thirty seconds.
He was followed by James Howard-Smith who finished 85th overall and recorded a time of 25:18. Chris Garrett came in the third for the Apps, recording a time of 25:41.
Top ranked Indiana University took first place in the race with a total of 89 points. Dartmouth and Georgetown followed recording 106 and 110 points, respectively.
Appalachian finished in 16th place overall with a total of 561 points.
The Mountaineers will return to action in Boone on Oct. 18 for the Blue Ridge Open.
Women Place 37th at Paul Short Run
Appalachian State University women's cross country finished in 37th place out of 47 teams at the Paul Short Run on Saturday morning.
Kayla Schneider finished first for the Mountaineers and 176th overall with a time of 22:26 and recorded a new personal best in the 6K.
Dana Cox followed, placing 183rd overall and had a time of 22:29, also recording a personal best. Justine Stocks finished in third for the Apps and right behind Cox for 184th place finish and a time of 22:29.
Georgetown took first place at the Paul Short Run with 112 points. They were followed by Dartmouth and Villanova, who finished with 125 and 168 points, respectively.
Appalachian finished the race in 37th place and a total of 943 points.
The Appalachian women's cross country B team participated in the Mountaineer Open in Boone over the weekend, finishing in fourth place out of nine teams.
Tristin Van Ord finished in first for the Mountaineers and 14th overall with a time of 18:56. She was followed by Shelby Howell, who finished 24th overall, and Torre Moser, who finished in 29th place overall.
The Apps will return to action at the Blue Ridge Open in Boone on Oct. 18.
Richmond Whips App State Field Hockey
Appalachian State University field hockey suffered a 8-1 loss to Richmond on Saturday at Crenshaw Field.
The Spiders came out strong in the first half with Samantha Ostoich scoring off of a rebounded shot in the ninth minute of the match. Richmond continued to find the net, scoring three more times in the first with goals from Blair Kline, Rebecca Barry and Kelly Quinn.
The Mountaineers finally got on the board when Lindsay Amador scored an unassisted goal from the right side at the 30:16 minute mark.
The Spiders would strike one more time before the half with a goal from Chelsea Davies to make the score 5-1.
Richmond continued its dominant performance in the second, finding goals from Davies, Kimberly Sportack and Taylor Deitrick.
The Apps would not respond, dropping the match with a final score of 8-1.
The Mountaineers were outshot 35 to six and had four penalty corners to the Spiders' eight.
Caroline Phillips led the team in shots with four, while Hanna French added one. Goalkeepers Sarah Anderson and Cristina Ceppi split time in the goal with Anderson recording five saves and Ceppi tallying seven.
Appalachian returns to action tomorrow when they take on VCU at 1 p.m.
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