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Sports roundup: Hendrix soccer and field hockey, UCA volleyball

Posted: October 20, 2012 - 9:55pm

The Hendrix College women’s soccer team lost to Centre College, ranked sixth and eighth in NCAA Division III polls, 4-1, in Southern Athletic Association action at Warrior Field on Friday.

The first-place Colonels moved to 15-0 and 5-0 in league play, while the Warriors fEll to 4-9-1 and 0-4-1.

Hendrix got on the board first when sophomore midfielder Laurie Waters fed a fastbreak pass to freshman Samantha Lallas, who put in past keeper Megan Foley in the 16th minute. The goal was only the fourth of the season that the Colonel defense had allowed.

Centre answered in the 24th minute when Annie Mitchell scored on an assist from Liz Miller. After halftime, Katie Stevenson scored in the 53rd minute on a pass from Alex Combs, then Combs scored in the 60th minute to give the Colonels a 3-1 lead. Brittany Eisner tacked on final goal in the 72nd minute on an assist from Mary-Taylor Kersey.

Freshman keeper Rachel Zweig had six saves in 78 minutes for the Warriors and freshman Emily Kleinfelter had one save in 13 minutes. Holly Hilton came up with one save in the second half for the Colonels.

Hendrix will host another conference match on Sunday it takes on Sewanee–The University of the South at noon.

The Hendrix College men’s soccer team suffered a 3-1 loss to Centre College at Warrior Field on Friday.

The visiting Colonels move to 11-3-1 overall and 4-1 in the Southern Athletic Association play, staying in first place. The Warriors fall to 9-5-2 and 1-3-1.

The Warriors A lead to 2-1 when freshman forward Will Dunaway came up with his fourth goal of the season with an assist from senior midfielder Connor Silvestri. Garvey tacked on a final goal for Centre in the 83rd minute when he knocked in his own rebound.

For the match, Hendrix outshot Centre 19-14 but the teams were even with six on goals each. Hendrix applied more pressure late with 12 second half shots.

Freshman keeper Marco Luna recorded three saves for the Warriors and Zach Sosnovich had four for the Colonels.

Hendrix will host Sewanee-University on the South at 2 p.m. Sunday.

In Greenbrier’s 34-21 victory over Shiloh Christian on Friday night, Panther quarterback Seth Peters passed for 244 yards and one touchdown and rushed for 163 yards and another TD. Austin Fischer rushed for 113 yards and caught eight passes for 112.

After the Saints took a 14-0 lead, Gerrell Williams scored on a 6-yard run. Peters and Fischer then combined to score the next 20 points. Peters passed 33 yards to Fischer for one score, then Peters scored on a 13-yard run and Fischer scored on a 5-yard run.

The Hendrix College lost, 3-2 , to first-place Rhodes College at Warrior Field on Saturday.

The visiting Lynx improved to 10-4 overall and 7-0 in the Southern Athletic Association, clinching the regular-season title and the top seed in the SAA Tournament. The Warriors f3ll to 6-7 and 4-3 in the league and sit in second place with one game remaining in the regular season.

Katie Faucher gave the Lynx an early lead on a pass from Kat Simpson in the 11th minute. After halftime, Simpson scored with an assist from Sarah Ferguson go up 2-0 in the 46th minute.

Warrior sophomore Morgan Fires scored off her own rebound in the 50th minute, for her first career goal. Faucher assisted a Marie Mason insurance goal in the 59th minute to put the Lynx back-up 3-1. Hendrix senior defender Maggie DesPain scored the final goal of the game in the 61st minute.

Hendrix sophomore Betsy Kelly recorded three saves and junior Jennifer Koller had two defensive saves, setting a program record with nine in her career.

Before the game, Hendrix honored their two seniors — DesPain and forward Kelly Rappe’, who played in the final home game of their careers.

The Warriors will wrap up the regular season at fourth-place Sewanee next Saturday.

HAMMOND, LA. — The University of Central Arkansas women’s volleyball team defeated Southeastern Louisiana in four sets Saturday afternoon to remain atop the Southland Conference.

The Sugar Bears, who have won three in a row, are 22-2 for the season and 10-1 in conference.

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