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Western Carolina’s Darius Ramsey has been named the Southern Conference Offensive Player of the Week.

The Panthers didn't have their star quarterback Cam Newton available for Sunday's season opener against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Raymond James Stadium.

The Lees-McRae women's soccer team dropped a 4-1 decision to North Georgia in its season opener Sunday afternoon in Dahlonega, Ga. The Nighthawks (2-0) saw five players took at least two shots while the Bobcats' (0-1) goalie Kaitlyn Briggs (Oviedo, Fla.) registered eight saves.

The No. 22 Lenoir-Rhyne Women's Soccer Team (0-1-1) and Florida Southern (1-0-1) battled to a 1-1 tie Sunday afternoon at Barnett Field. The match was stopped with just over eight minutes left due to lightning.

The Appalachian State University men’s soccer team dropped a 3-1 decision to nationally-ranked Uunversity of Maryland-Baltimore County on Sunday afternoon.