Hungry Howie’s Pizza Greensboro College Pride Weekly Sports Preview: September 4 – September 10

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Hungry Howie’s Pizza Pride Weekly Sports Preview: September 4 – September 10

GREENSBORO, N.C. – The 2017-2018 Greensboro College athletic season heats up even more this week as the Pride women’s golf team opens their season, while the men’s soccer, women’s soccer, football and volleyball teams return to action.

Women’s Soccer
Team Record: 2-0 (0-0 USA South)
Last Week’s Results: Warren Wilson (Win, 7-0), Brooklyn College (Win, 8-0)

The Pride women’s soccer team posted a 2-0 record in their two games last week. Greensboro defeated Warren Wilson Saturday, 7-0, before shutting out Brooklyn College in their home opener Sunday, 8-0. Mercedes Fisher paced the Pride with four goals and one assists, while newcomer Alexis Chase tallied two goals and two assists.

Week Schedule
Tuesday, Sept. 5: at Hollins University (5 p.m.)
Friday, Sept. 8: at Christendom College (5 p.m.)
Saturday, Sept. 9: at Notre Dame of Maryland University (4 p.m.)
Sunday, Sept. 10: vs. Keystone College (@ Notre Dame of Maryland University, 1 p.m.)

Opponent Watch
Hollins University (0-1 Overall)
Last Time Out: Lost to Wesleyan (Ga.) 10-0
Last Season: Greensboro win, 12-0
Overall Series: Greensboro leads series, 5-0

Christendom College (1-0 Overall)
Last Time Out: Defeated Patrick Henry College, 7-0
Last Season: Did not play
Overall Series: First meeting

Notre Dame of Maryland University (0-0 Overall)
Season Opener: Sept. 6 at Gallaudet University
Last Season: Did not play
Overall Series: First meeting

Keystone College (0-1 Overall)
Last Time Out: Lost to College of Staten Island, 3-1
Last Season: Did not play
Overall Series: First meeting

Volleyball
Team Record: 1-0 (0-0 USA South)
Last Week’s Results: Ferrum College (Win, 3-0), Surry Community College (Exhibition Win, 3-2)

The Pride volleyball team opened their 2017 season by winning the Greensboro College Labor Day Invitational. In Greensboro’s win against Ferrum College, freshman Danyale Berry led the way with a match-high 14 kills and setter, Katie Clark, had 28 assists. Following the victory over the Panthers, the Pride closed out the opening weekend with an exciting five-set victory over Surry Community College.

Week Schedule
Saturday, Sept. 9: (Greensboro College Volleyball Invitational) vs. Elizabeth City State University (10 a.m.); vs. Huntingdon College (4 p.m.)
Sunday, Sept. 10: (Greensboro College Volleyball Invitational) vs. Lynchburg College (10 a.m.); vs. Emory & Henry College (4 p.m.)

Opponent Watch
Elizabeth City State University (0-5 Overall)
Last Time Out: Lost to Mount Oliver, 3-0
Last Season: Greensboro won, 3-0
Overall Series: Greensboro leads, 3-1

Huntingdon College (0-3 Overall)
Last Time Out: Lost to Lakeland, 3-0
Last Season: Greensboro won, 3-0
Overall Series: Greensboro leads, 4-1

Lynchburg College (2-2 Overall)
Last Time Out: Lost to Catholic, 3-2
Last Season: Did not play
Overall Series: Greensboro leads, 12-5

Emory & Henry College (0-4 Overall)
Last Time Out: Lost to Thiel, 3-0
Last Season: Emory & Henry won, 3-0
Overall Series: Greensboro leads 12-6

Women’s Golf
Week Schedule
Monday, Sept. 4: at Cutter Creek Invitational (First Round)
Tuesday, Sept. 5: at Cutter Creek Invitational (Final Round)

Tournament Outlook
The Pride will look to get their 2017-2018 season started with a strong performance.
Senior Allison Killette and sophomore Rachel Lea. will lead Greensboro.
This tournament marks the first event under first-year head coach Randy Tuggle.

Men’s Soccer
Team Record: 1-1 (0-0 USA South)
Last Week’s Results: #24 Washington & Lee University (Loss, 2-1); Regent University (Win, 16-0)

The Greensboro College men’s soccer team posted a 1-1 record in their first week of action in 2017. Junior Carlos Barragan tallied the Pride’s lone goal against the Generals of Washington & Lee before adding two goals in the victory over Regent.

Week Schedule
Wednesday, Sept. 6: vs. Roanoke College (4 p.m.)
Friday, Sept. 8: at Berea College (Ky.) (4 p.m.)
Sunday, Sept. 10: at Guilford College (2 p.m.)

Opponent Watch
Roanoke College (1-0-1 Overall)
Last Time Out: Defeated Pfeiffer University, 2-1
Last Season: Roanoke won, 2-1
Overall Series: Greensboro leads 9-8

Berea College (Ky.) (0-2 Overall, 0-0 USA South)
Last Time Out: Lost to Trine University, 4-0
Last Season: Did not play
Overall Series: First meeting

Guilford College (0-2 Overall)
Last Time Out: Lost to Birmingham Southern College, 3-0
Last Season: Greensboro won 1-0
Overall Series: Greensboro leads 16-4-2

Football
Team Record: 0-1 (0-0 USA South)
Last Week’s Results: Newport News Apprentice (Loss, 39-7)

The Greensboro College Football team dropped their 2017 season opener to Newport News Apprentice Saturday, 39-7. Freshman Ryan Wahl scored for the Pride on a 66-yard reception from Chastin Robinson, while Quinton Maxbauer and Michael Ford recorded one interception each.

Week Schedule
Saturday, Sept. 9: at Gallaudet University (1 p.m.)

Opponent Watch
Gallaudet University (0-1 Overall)
Last Time Out: Lost to Shenandoah University, 40-14
Last Season: Greensboro won, 21-6
Overall Series: Greensboro leads, 4-0

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