published Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

UAB beats Lady Mocs 3-1 in volleyball

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga lost 3-1 to visiting Alabama-Birmingham in volleyball Tuesday night, dropping the Mocs to 0-12.

Briana Reid and Kasey Talley had nine kills each and Julimar Alvarado had eight for UTC, while Catherine Chason had 23 assists and 15 digs, Melissa Green made 18 digs and Anne Bachmann had 15 assists. Becca Howard had 53 assists and Sara Rishell had 20 kills in the 18-25, 25-17, 25-17, 25-19 victory for UAB (10-3).

• At Dayton, Bryan beat Point 25-20, 25-13, 25-18 in an Appalachian Athletic Conference match, as Carolyn Evans had nine kills and Kara Stamper and Chelseas Breaden added eight each. Taylor Fink had 26 assists and Corrie Walker made 19 digs for the Lady Lions (13-1, 4-0).

• At Maryville, Maryville College beat Covenant 25-21, 25-8, 25-17 in USA South volleyball Tuesday, with freshman Megan Kaylor from Baylor School contribuing 10 assists and eight digs. Stephanie Kirkpatrick had 15 and eight for Covenant (6-3, 0-1), playing without star Chelsea VanDyk, and Estes Carlson added 13 digs.

• At Henderson, Tenn., Freed-Hardeman beat Tennessee Temple 25-16, 25-13, 25-13. Shatoya Medford had 12 digs and Kaylee Ginnings had 12 assists for TTU (6-4), and Victoria Smith had four block solos.

Sewanee nips Bryan

Freshman Katie Morrison's goal 26:54 into the match, from a Jamie Samociuk assist, held up for a 1-0 women's soccer victory for Sewanee at Bryan College on Tuesday.

The Tigers (5-1-1) had margins of 17-4 in shots and 6-1 in corner kicks. Stephanie Gagnon made 10 saves for Bryan (3-2-1).

Tennessee Wesleyan's teams swept Truett-McConnell in AAC play in Athens, 2-0 in the women's game and 2-1 in the men's.

• Birmingham-Southern (w) 2, Covenant 0: At Covenant, second-half goals by Jamie Sullivan and Jessie Sperry dropped the Lady Scots to 2-5. Lucy Johnson made 11 saves in defeat.

Players of week

Lee freshman goalkeeper Haley Gribler was honored as the National Christian College Division I women's soccer defensive player of the week for her eight saves in a 1-0 shutout of Emory last weekend.

Sewanee freshman goalkeeper Holden Foster was the Southern Athletic Association men's defensive player of the week after helping the Tigers post two 1-0 wins over the weekend in Birmingham. Foster totaled 12 saves in his team's first two victories of the season.

Maryville College freshman midfielder Kaitlyn Kennedy from Ooltewah High School was the USA South Athletic Conference women's soccer rookie of the week after scoring three goals in the Lady Scots' 8-1 win over Oglethorpe.

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