Greensboro College Weekly Athletics Preview

Posted by Press Release on October 1, 2012 at 8:33 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

The Pride men’s and women’s golf teams open up the week on Monday and Tuesday. The Greensboro men head north to Ohio for the Gordin Classic while the women travel to Virginia for the Generals Invitational.

On the soccer field, the men’s team has a key USA South match-up at North Carolina Wesleyan on Saturday at 12 p.m. The women have a two road trip this weekend – at Mary Baldwin on Saturday at 1 p.m. and at Washington & Lee on Sunday at 1 p.m.

The volleyball team will also hit the road on Wednesday to William Peace for a 7 p.m. match and to North Carolina Wesleyan on Friday for two matches against Mary Baldwin and the host Bishops.

Men’s golf will conclude the week on Sunday at the Oglethorpe Royal Lakes Invitational.

Men’s Golf
Week Schedule:
10/1-10/2 at Ohio Wesleyan Gordin Classic; 10/7-10/8 at Oglethorpe Royal Lakes Inviational

Women’s Golf
Week Schedule:
Monday 10/1-Tuesday 10/2 at Washington & Lee Generals Invitatonal

Men’s Soccer (6-2-2 Overall, 2-0-2 USA South)
Week Schedule:
Saturday 10/6 at North Carolina Wesleyan, 12 PM

Opponent Watch:
–North Carolina Wesleyan (6-1-1 Overall, 2-0-0 USA South)
Week schedule prior to Greensboro: Does not play
Previous game: Beat Ferrum 4-1 at home on Saturday 9/29
Record last week: 1-1-0
Total points leader(s): 22 – Andri Bjarnsason (9 goals, 4 assists)
Last season: 2-0 North Carolina Wesleyan win
Series: Greensboro leads 17-7-3

Women’s Soccer (3-5-0 Overall, 2-1-0 USA South)
Week Schedule:
Saturday 10/6 at Mary Baldwin 1 PM; Sunday 10/7 at Washington & Lee, 1 PM

Opponent Watch:
–Mary Baldwin (4-5-0 Overall, 0-5-0 USA South)
Week schedule prior to Greensboro: Does not play
Previous game: Lost to Methodist 5-1 on the road on Sunday 9/30
Record last week: 0-2-0
Total points leader(s): 27 – Caitlin Novak (13 goals, 1 assist)
Last season: 9-1 Greensboro win
Series: Greensboro leads 5-0-0

–Washington & Lee (6-2-1 Overall, 4-1-1 ODAC)
Week schedule prior to Greensboro: Wednesday 10/3 at Roanoke; Saturday 10/6 vs. Eastern Mennonite
Previous game: Tied Lynchburg 0-0 on the road on Sunday 9/30
Record last week: 1-0-1
Total points leader(s): 14 – Haley Ward (6 goals, 2 assists)
Last season: 4-0 Washington & Lee win
Series: Washington & Lee leads 13-1-1

Volleyball (9-7 Overall, 0-2 USA South)
Week Schedule:
Wednesday 10/3 at William Peace, 6:30 PM; Friday 10/5 vs. Mary Baldwin (at North Carolina Wesleyan); Friday 10/5 at North Carolina Wesleyan, 8:30 PM

Opponent Watch:
–William Peace (6-11 Overall, 0-2 USA South)
Week schedule prior to Greensboro: Does not play
Previous game: Beat Salem 3-0 on the road on Saturday 9/29
Record last week: 1-3
Stat leaders (per set): Kills: 2.67 – Lauren Naugle; Assists: 6.52 – Brooke Norris; Digs: 5.54 – Maddie Irvin
Last season: 3-2 Greensboro win; 3-0 William Peace win; 3-1 William Peace win
Series: Greensboro leads 20-4

–Mary Baldwin (0-13 Overall, 0-2 USA South)
Week schedule prior to Greensboro: Wednesday 10/3 at Ferrum; Friday 10/5 at North Carolina Wesleyan
Previous game: Lost Meredith 3-0 at home on Saturday 9/29
Record last week: 0-3
Stat leaders (per set): Kills: 1.97 – Kharla Bethea; Assists: 3.82 – Paige Babb; Digs: 3.08 – Kayla Wheeler
Last season: 3-0 Greensboro win; 3-2 Greensboro win; 3-0 Greensboro win
Series: Greensboro leads 14-0

–North Carolina Wesleyan (11-6 Overall, 2-0 USA South)
Week schedule prior to Greensboro: Wednesday 10/3 at Methoidst; Friday 10/5 vs. Mary Baldwin
Previous game: Beat Eastern Mennonite 3-2 on the road on Saturday 9/29
Record last week: 4-0
Stat leaders (per set): Kills: 2.94 – Meredith Smith; Assists: 9.58 – Kristi Lucas; Digs: 6.08 – Shana Ayers
Last season: 3-0 North Carolina Wesleyan win; 3-0 North Carolina Wesleyan win
Series: Greensboro leads 65-20


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