Lee rips Shorter in men’s soccer
Aidan Moore scored two goals, including the first one in the 30th minute, as the Lee University men’s soccer team began Gulf South Conference play by overwhelming visiting Shorter 7-0 Saturday night. Palle Jespersen also scored twice for the Flames (3-2-1 overall), and Jose Orellana assisted on the game’s first goal and scored the second from a double assist by Matt Chartier and Jared McWhorter. Alfie Coldron also had a goal and an assist, Reese Lavery netted the other goal and Samaan Williams and Will Carter added assists as Lee built a 28-1 shots margin against the Hawks (0-6).
› Covenant College beat the Brevard men 3-1 but lost 2-0 to the Transylvania women in soccer matches Saturday on Lookout Mountain. Carl Simakoff scored from a Christopher Kitchen pass at 16:07, and Jesse Riggs assisted Parker Owen and scored himself in the second half in the USA South win for the Scots (5-2, 2-0), who outshot winless Brevard 27-11. Transy (4-2) had a 21-11 shots margin over the Lady Scots (1-3-1), who got seven saves from Rachel Lemay.
› The Sewanee women’s soccer team lost 1-0 at home to Thomas More (1-5), which scored four minutes into the second half, and is 0-4-2. The Sewanee men’s scheduled game at Washington & Lee was canceled.
› The Bryan College men’s soccer team played to a 2-2 draw through two overtime periods at the University of the Cumberlands and is 1-3-2. Jonathan Ricketts scored both goals for the Lions, assisted by Artur Dombrowski and Brad Spooner.
› Despite 14 kills on .414 hitting by Louisville native Miranda Elpers, the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga volleyball team lost 3-0 Saturday at Louisville (7-4). The set scores were 25-17, 25-18, 25-14. Also for UTC (4-8), Jaquelyn Langhaim had 26 assists and Megan Kaufman made 12 digs.
› Sewanee rose to 10-2 with a 3-1 SAA home win (26-24, 25-20, 26-28, 25-14) over Oglethorpe as Lilly Reilly downed 20 kills and Constance Connolly contributed 33 assists and 22 digs. Sydney White had nine kills and 14 digs.
› Covenant lost 3-0 (25-8, 25-10, 25-21) to Division III’s No. 2-ranked and 11-0 Colorado College in the latter’s Pikes Peak Challenge on Saturday. Sophie Puertas had 20 assists and Emily Moore had 10 digs for Covenant (2-8). Alexa Spurling led in kills with six.
› Tennessee Wesleyan won 3-0 (25-10, 26-24, 25-12) in AAC play at Brenau with 29 assists from Gabi Catt and 15 kills from
Sydney Ritten. Also for TWU (6-9, 2-0), Avery Hilliard and Allana Knowles
added eight and seven kills and Sovanna Ramirez had 10 digs.
› Georgia Northwestern lost two 3-0 matches at Toccoa Falls, to the hosts (25-11, 25-22, 25-12) and to Pensacola Christian (2520, 25-11, 25-14) and is 2-8. Savannah Walker
was in on 10 blocks in the two matches, and
Summer Fitzpatrick had eight kills and
Mia Clark 14 assists against Toccoa.
› UTC freshman Tomas Rodriguez reached the singles semifinals Saturday in the Mocs’ inaugural Chattanooga Collegiate Clay Court Championships at the Manker Patten Tennis Club before losing 7-5, 5-7, 1-0 (4) to Patrick Sydow of Memphis. Sydow also beat Mocs junior Simon Bustamante, 6-3, 6-1. Rodriguez defeated Tennessee Tech’s Lucca Silva in the quarterfinals, 6-3, 3-6, 1-0 (6). Bustamante and Kerim Hyatt topped Tech’s Wenceslao Albin and Carlos Vincente 6-3 in doubles. Also Saturday, UTC’s Luke Plaisted beat teammate Hyatt and Tech’s Gonzalo Garcia in straight sets in singles consolations.
› Emma Van Hee highlighted the UTC women’s second day at Austin Peay’s fall tournament by reaching the Flight B singles semifinals with a 6-1, 2-6, 1-0 (2) win over a Southeast Missouri State player. She then lost 0-6, 6-0, 1-0 (8) to Mei Ishimura of Central Arkansas.
› Sewanee scored five second-half goals, two by Ceara Caffrey, and won 6-0 at Elms College in field hockey Saturday. Hannah Tompkins netted the first goal and assisted Anne Cleveland on the second, and Hadley Meadows and Eliza Griffin also scored for the Tigers (4-1). Caffrey has nine goals for the season.
› Former UTC runners Lucas Cotter and Paul Stuart finished first and second in the CADAS 5k on Saturday at the Tennessee Riverpark with times of 17:12 and 18:27, and 45-year-old Todd Viens was two seconds behind Stuart with Mike Stacks, 53, fourth at 19:51. Sara Fuller, Mindy Freeman and Jennie Gentry led the female participants by finishing eighth through 10th overall in 23:23, 23:27 and 23:32.