SU roundup: Hornets wrap up fall women’s tennis season at ITA Regionals
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FREDERICKSBURG — The Shenandoah University women’s tennis team wrapped up its participation at the ITA Regionals with a host of players participating Sunday.
Senior Shannon Allin and Molly Barb each played singles and doubles, with the duo dropping an 8-1 decision in the doubles round of 32 and a 6-1 decision in the consolation.
Allin fell 6-1, 6-0 to Krista Filiopoulos in singles.
Barb played two singles matches, losing 0-6, 6-2, 2-6 to Greta Koch in the round of 64 and to ninth-seeded Stacy Chang 8-1 in the consolation.
Amy Rapp and Jeannella Williams also combined in doubles while playing in the blue 6 and 5 singles draws, respectively.
Playing in the blue 3 doubles draw, the duo dropped a 9-7 decision in the round of 16 before coming back to win 8-0 in the opening consolation match.
Playing blue 5 singles, Williams lost 6-0, 6-2 to Stefana Vujinovic in the round of 16 before Erin Clay topped her 8-5 in the consolation.
Rapp lost to Alice Goldstein-Plesser 6-4, 6-2 in the round of 16 at Blue 6 before winning 9-7 over Skylar Oliwa in the opening consolation match.
In the consolation semi, Rapp dropped a 7-6 decision to Leah Thomsen.
This concludes the squad’s fall season. They are back on the court Feb. 7 versus Shippensburg.
FOREST — Shenandoah freshman Josh White has been named Old Dominion Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week in selections announced Sunday by the league office.
White picked off a pair of passes in the fourth quarter Saturday night in the Hornets’ 45-20 non-league victory over former USA South Conference rival Ferrum College.
Both interceptions, the first of White’s career, set up SU touchdowns.
White also had one solo and two assisted tackles.
Shenandoah is off this week and returns to action in its ODAC opener at Bridgewater on Oct. 4. That game with the Eagles is set for a 7 p.m. start.
FRONT ROYAL –Â The Shenandoah men’s golf team finished third Sunday at its own invitational after shooting a collective 301 on day two of the tournament at Shenandoah Valley Golf Club.
The Hornets, in second place after day one with a 292, had a 301 on Sunday for a 593 total that put them four shots back of runner-up Shepherd University.
ODAC rival Roanoke won the tournament with a 588.
The Maroons shot a sizzling 285 on Sunday to make up a 14-shot deficit to Shepherd.
Brett Dubin, who had a 71 for SU on Saturday, carded a 75 Sunday to finish second overall with a 146.
Doc Schulte was one shot back of Dubin at 72-75–147 with Brennan Lloyd carding a 73-76–149.
Seth Crean had a 75 Sunday to round out the team scores.
The squad is back at it Sunday and Monday at the Virginia State Championships hosted by Ferrum College at Olde Mill Resort.
CONOVER, N.C. — Shenandoah freshman Sara Eadie finished 12th Sunday at the 2014 ODAC Women’s Golf Preview hosted at the Rock Barn GC.
Eadie recorded a pair of pars in her first three holes to key a strong performance in her first-ever collegiate tournament.
Eadie finished five shots back of 11th place Casey Gaffney from Bridgewater and three shots clear of Washington and Lee’s Katelyn Degnan.
The Hornets are back in action Oct. 6-7 at the Washington and Lee Invitational.