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Saturday, November 2, 2013
KERNERSVILLE, N.C. — Virginia finished second at the ACC women’s cross country championships Friday, with North Carolina’s Annie LeHardy (Hidden Valley) and UVa’s Kathleen Stevens (Blacksburg) earning All-ACC honors.
Virginia Tech’s Thomas Curtin finished second in the ACC men’s championships, completing the 8K course in 24:02.20. Andrew Colley of North Carolina State won the crown in 23:37.9.
Syracuse won the men’s team title, with UVa fourth and Virginia Tech fifth.
UVa’s Kyle King took seventh in the men’s race, and teammate Thomas Porter was 13th. Curtin, King and Porter earned All-ACC honors.
Florida State won the women’s title for the sixth straight year with 52 points. UVa had 65 points. Virginia Tech finished eighth.
UVa’s Barbara Strehler took fourth in the 6K race with a time of 20:20.8. LeHardy was sixth (20:28.4). UVa’s Maria Hauger was 10th, Tech’s Courtney Dobbs 11th, Stevens 12th (20:50.5), Tech’s Sarah Rapp 13th and UVa’s Sarah Falker 14th. All earned All-ACC honors.
Duke’s Juliet Bottorff won the women’s race (20:05.9).
Radford 2, Charleston Southern 0
RADFORD — Sydney Golden and Melanie Priestley each scored a goal to give the top-seeded Highlanders (15-2-1) a win over the eighth-seeded Buccaneers (7-12-1) in a Big South quarterfinal.
With her team up 1-0, Radford’s Che Brown had a save in the 73rd minute. She finished with three saves.
The Highlanders will play the winner of today’s Coastal Carolina-Winthrop game in a semifinal next Friday in Conway, S.C.
Radford finished with a perfect mark at home (8-0-0) for the first time since 1997.
No. 23 North Carolina 1, No. 11 Virginia 0
CHARLOTTESVILLE —Tyler Engel scored in the 11th minute as the Tar Heels (7-3-5,
4-1-5 ACC) snapped UVa’s 11-game unbeaten streak.
UVa (8-4-4, 3-3-4) lost for the first time since Sept. 13.
Brendan Moore had one save for the Tar Heels.
Liberty 3, Radford 2
LYNCHBURG — The Flames beat the Highlanders 23-25, 25-23, 25-19, 23-25, 15-9 in a Big South contest.
Radford (18-9, 7-3) had been in sole possession of first place but will instead be tied for first if Coastal Carolina wins today. RU still has four matches left.
Liberty improved to 7-16, 6-4.
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