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Archive: August, 2011

La Salle's Kelly Scanlon Notches Match-High 12 Kills In Volleyball's 3-0 Loss To Towson

Tuesday, August 30, 2011, 8:53 PM
PHILADELPHIA- Kelly Scanlon led the Explorers’ attack with a match-high 12 kills as the volleyball team fell to Towson, 3-0, (25-18, 25-19, 25-17) on Tuesday evening at Tom Gola Arena. Junior Breanna Mazalewski had 14 digs and senior Kourtney Clark managed a match-high 21 assists. Junior Samantha... Read more

Shoemaker, Tettelbach Each Score Two Goals In 4-1 Win Over Georgetown

Tuesday, August 30, 2011, 5:46 PM
WASHINGTON, DC –Sophomore Olivia Shoemaker and freshman Maddy Tettelbach each scored two goals to lead the La Salle field hockey team to a 4-1 victory over Georgetown in the season opener. Shoemaker scored in the second minute of the game and the Explorers never looked back in handing the... Read more

Drexel Women's Soccer Blanks Delaware State, 2-0

Tuesday, August 30, 2011, 5:07 PM
Philadelphia - Juliana Speroni broke a scoreless tie early in the second half and Jenna Lindsay scored an insurance goal in the final seconds as Drexel defeated Delaware State, 2-0. Lindsay's goal was her 20th in her career, tying her for the school record for career goals. The Dragons improved to... Read more

Drexel Field Hockey Defeats Fairfield, 2-1

Tuesday, August 30, 2011, 5:02 PM
Philadelphia – The 18th-ranked Drexel field hockey team defeated Fairfield, 2-1, on Monday afternoon. The Dragons recorded 15 shots and seven penalty corners, to just five shots and two corners for the Stags. The win moved Drexel to 2-0 on the season, while Fairfield dropped to 1-1. With a little... Read more

Explorers Go 1-2 At La Salle Invitational

Saturday, August 27, 2011, 9:47 AM
PHILADELPHIA – The Explorer volleyball team ended the La Salle Invitational with a 3-1 (23-25, 20-25, 25-23, 15-25) loss to Providence on Saturday morning at Tom Gola Arena. Sophomore Rachel Finkbeiner was named to the All-Tournament team. The loss gave La Salle a 1-2 record at the tournament... Read more

Casey Greco's Goal in Double-Overtime Propels Owls Past UMBC, 2-1

Friday, August 26, 2011, 9:27 PM
AMBLER, Pa.— Trailing by a goal just seven minutes into Friday's contest with the University of Maryland, Baltimore County at the Ambler Sports Complex, Temple women's soccer found a way to battle back and take a 2-1 victory out of the Retrievers. The Owls and Retrievers needed moiré... Read more

Saint Joseph's Casey Robinson Wins Sinlges and Doubles Titles at 14th Annual Pennsylvania State Tennis Championships

Tuesday, August 23, 2011, 3:32 PM
PHILADELPHIA - Saint Joseph's Casey Robinson continued to have a stellar summer as the junior women's tennis player claimed both the singles and doubles titles at the 14th Annual Pennsylvania State Tennis Championships at Aronimink Golf Club. Playing the week of August 7-13, Robinson advanced through... Read more

Saint Joseph's Women's Basketball Adds Three Transfers

Tuesday, August 23, 2011, 12:23 PM
SAINT JOSEPH’S WOMEN’S BASKETBALL ADDS THREE TRANSFER PHILADELPHIA – Saint Joseph's women's basketball announced the additions of three transfer student-athletes Tuesday afternoon. Senior Chatilla Van Grinsven (Helmond, Netherlands/Dr. Knippenberg College), junior Kelsey Berger... Read more

Olympic Gold Medalist Jason "J.R." Read Named Temple Women's Rowing Coach

Monday, August 22, 2011, 4:24 PM
PHILADELPHIA - Jason “J.R.” Read (SBM '03), who left an indelible mark on Temple rowing as a student-athlete and went on to a standout career with the U.S. National Team, returns to his alma mater as the head women's rowing coach, Temple University Director of Athletics Bill Bradshaw announced... Read more

Temple Women's Soccer Defeats Iona 1-0 in Season-Opener and New Coaching Staff Debut

Saturday, August 20, 2011, 7:56 PM
NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y.— In the opening game of the 2011 season and in Matt Gwilliam's debut as head coach of the Temple women's soccer team, the Owls (1-0-0) defeated Iona College 1-0 at Mazzella Field on Saturday afternoon. “This is the game we wanted as our opener and we're proud of the... Read more
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