Elizabeth’s Pizza of Thomasville Greensboro College Pride Weekly Sports Preview:Oct. 1- Oct. 6

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Elizabeth’s Pizza Pride Weekly Sports Preview: Oct. 1- Oct. 6

*****Elizabeth’s Pizza of Thomasville Pride Weekly Sports Preview*****

Men’s Golf

The Greensboro College men’s golf team finished the 2018 Don Scalf Invitational Tournament in second-place last week. Davis Reynolds was Greensboro’s top finisher in an eighth-place tie at three-over par, while Scott Campbell finished in a tie for 10th at four-over par. Trey Massey who was one of two Pride golfers to recorded a under par round Sunday, finished the event in a 12th-place tie at five-over par following a seven-over par Round 2. Connor Brown and Zane Smith finished the event in a tie for 14th at six-over par. The Pride will now return to the course Monday, October 1st-Tuesday, October 2nd for the Royal Lakes Fall Invitational in Atlanta, Georgia.

Women’s Soccer Preview Tab
Record: 8-0 (1-0 USA South)

The Greensboro College women’s soccer team earned their first conference win of the season after defeating William Peace University Saturday, 3-0. Madison Karch, Sydney Moss and Anna Rae Porcelli scored one goal each for Greensboro, while Alexis Chase recorded one assist. Kelsey Emrich earned the win in the goal for the Pride and extended her win streak to seven games.

Week Schedule
Monday, Oct. 1 at Piedmont International University (5 p.m.) RESCHEDULED FROM 9/24
Wednesday, Oct. 3 vs. Pfeiffer University (5 p.m.)
Saturday, Oct. 6 at Methodist University (4 p.m.)

Opponent Outlook
Piedmont International University
Record: 2-5
Last Time Out: Win – Warren college 3, Piedmont International 2
Series History: First Meeting
Last Meeting: First Meeting

Pfeiffer University
Record: 5-1 (1-0 USA South)
Last Time Out: Win OT – Pfeiffer 2, Methodist 1
Series History: Greensboro leads 6-1
Last Meeting: October 14, 2017 Greensboro 1, Pfeiffer 0

Methodist University
Record: 4-3 (0-1 USA South)
Last Time Out: Loss OT – Pfeiffer 2, Methodist 1
Series History: Methodist leads 11-20-4
Last Meeting: October 18, 2017 Greensboro 3, Methodist 2

Volleyball Preview
Record: 2-12 (1-4 USA South)

The Greensboro College volleyball team dropped three matches last week against Lynchburg College (0-3), North Carolina Wesleyan College (2-3) and Salem College (0-3). The Pride currently has three players on the USA South statistics leader board. Sarah Egbers is currently averaging 2.96 kills per set (fifth) with 148 kills (fourth). Tori Belcher is averaging 4.92 kills per set (fourth) with 246 digs (fifth), while fellow senior Katie Clark is averaging 6.42 assists per set (fifth).

Week Schedule
Wednesday, Oct. 5 at Averett University (5 p.m.)
USA South Tri-Match Hosted by Methodist University (October 6, 2018)
Saturday, Oct. 6 vs. Methodist University (12 p.m.)
Saturday, Oct. 6 vs. William Peace University (2 p.m.)

Opponent Outlook

Averett University
Record: 7-8 (3-3 USA South)
Last Time Out: Loss – William Peace 3, Averett 2
Series History: Averett leads 53-40
Last Meeting: October 25, 2017 Averett 3, Greensboro 0

Methodist University
Record: 8-3 (1-1 USA South)
Last Time Out: Loss – Meredith 3, Methodist 1
Series History: Greensboro leads 62-30
Last Meeting: October 21, 2017 Greensboro 3, Methodist 0

William Peace University
Record: 10-4 (5-0 USA South)
Last Time Out: Win – William Peace 3, Averett 2
Series History: Greensboro leads 22-14
Last Meeting : September 7, 2018 William Peace 3, Greensboro 0

Men’s Soccer Preview Tab
Record: 5-2 (3-1 USA South)

The Greensboro College men’s soccer team captured two wins last week against Pfeiffer University (2-1) and Averett University (2-0). Darli Mihindou and William Curry both scored against Pfeiffer, while Ryan Mule and Jordy Briceno put up one goal each against Averett. Ryan Burgess recorded four saves and earned his second win of the season in the goal against Pfeiffer. Elmer Martinez was awarded the win in the goal against Averett with four saves.

Week Schedule
Thursday, Oct. 4 at Piedmont International University (5 p.m.)
Saturday, Oct. 6 vs. Berea College (4 p.m.) *SENIOR DAY*

Opponent Outlook
Piedmont International University
Record: 2-6-1
Last Time Out: Loss – Pensacola Christian College 1, Piedmont International 0
Overall Series: First Meeting
Last Meeting: First Meeting

Berea College
Record: 2-7 (0-4 USA South)
Last Time Out: Loss – Piedmont College 4, Berea 0
Overall Series: Greensboro leads 1-0
Last Meeting: September 8, 2017 Greensboro 3, Berea 0

Women’s Golf Preview Tab
The Greensboro College women’s golf team will return to the course this Friday for the Shenandoah University Invitational after a one-week hiatus.

Week Schedule
Friday, Oct. 5-Sunday, Oct. 7 at Shenandoah University Invitational (Winchester, Va.)

Football Preview
Record: 1-3 (0-1 USA South)

The Greensboro College football team fell to Averett University Saturday, 54-0. Tyler Boles and Louis Briggs III combined for 59 yards rushing on the day. Defensively, Garratt Brannock posted a team-leading 11 tackles, while Kasseem Bagley had 10 tackles. Greensboro finished with 11 tackles for loss with Cornelius Bailey leading the way with five, including one sack.

Week Schedule
Saturday, Oct. 6 vs. North Carolina Wesleyan College (1 p.m.)

Opponent Outlook
North Carolina Wesleyan College
Record: 2-1 (1-0 USA South)
Last Time Out: Win – N.C. Wesleyan 35, LaGrange 14
Series History: N.C. Wesleyan leads 13-1
Last Meeting: October 14, 2017 N.C. Wesleyan 45, Greensboro 0

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