A look back at the week of Oct. 25-31
Nov. 2, 2010
By Katherine Coats-Thomas, WakeForestSports.com
Wake Forest's men team finished sixth of 12 and the women claimed seventh of 12 this past Saturday at the ACC Championships in Boston.
For the men, senior Greg Billington led the way with a 26th place overall finish and a time of 24:32:9. Fellow senior Tom Divinnie turned in a solid performance crossing the finish line in 24:51:6 to claim 36th place.
For the women, junior Anna Nosenko finished in third place overall and earned All-ACC honors for the first time in her career. Nosenko completed the 6k race with a time of 20:10:6, surpassing her previous best time of the season by more than 35 seconds and placed her only six seconds behind the top finisher.
Freshman Nicole Irving finished second for the women' team and 27th overall with a season-best 6k time of 21:12:5. Sophomore Allison Homer was not far behind, claiming 39th place in a time of 21:33:7.
Wake Forest finished sixth of 15 at the U.S. Collegiate Championship this past week at the Golf Club of Georgia in Alpharetta.
As a team, after struggling a bit in the first two rounds, Wake Forest made a total of 24 birdies in the final round of 8-under 280. The 8-under 280 was tied for the lowest round of the day.
Individually, sophomore Evan Beck and freshman John Varol led the team with matching rounds of 3-under 69. Beck shook off an opening round 78 to post rounds of 72-69 and finished tied for 20th. On the final day of play, Beck made seven birdies in the first 13 holes and was 5-under par, finishing the fall with a 70.9 scoring averaging over 15 rounds. Varol opened the tournament with a 75 and carded a tough second round 79 and was 10-over par. Varol rebounded on the final day with a season-best 3-under 69.
Junior Lee Bedford and sophomore Charlie Harrison each added a 1-under 71 in the final round. Bedford completes the fall schedule with one win, five top-10s and a team-best 70.5 scoring average. Harrison carded back-to-back under-par rounds for the first time in his career. He made three birdies and just two bogeys in his final round and finished tied for 17th at 2-over par.
Men's Soccer (7-7-2, 4-2-1 ACC)
Wake Forest came out with two victories this past week with a 2-1 overtime win at Elon on Tuesday and a 4-3 win over No. 18 Boston College on Saturday at Spry Stadium.
Junior defender Kyle Adams scored his first goal of the season and second of his career in the 94th minute of the first overtime period to lift the Deacons past Elon. Ben Newnam added the assist.
Luca Gimenez scored his fourth goal of the season in the 60th minute for the Deacons, tying for the team lead.
Andy Lubahn recorded his first career hat trick against Boston College. This was the first Wake Forest hat trick since Zach Schilawski's hat trick against Virginia Tech in 2009. Lubahn leads the Deacons this season with seven goals. His goals came in the 24th, 59th and 71st minute against BC.
Luke Norman also scored for the Deacons in the 50th minute of the game against the Eagles.
Volleyball (14-9-0, 7-6-0 ACC)
Wake Forest went 1-1 at home this past weekend with a 3-0 loss (25-20, 25-21, 26-24) to Georgia Tech on Friday and a 3-1 win (25-20, 25-22, 18-25, 26-24) over Clemson on Saturday in Reynolds Gym.
Junior middle hitter Carlin Salmon tied a season-high with seven total blocks, adding five kills and hitting .357 for the match against Georgia Tech.
Junior outside hitter Kadija Fornah and sophomore middle hitter Andrea Beck both recorded 10 kills to lead Wake's offense against the Yellow Jackets.
The Deacons recorded 62 digs against Clemson and have beat the Tigers twice this season, marking the first time Wake has defeated Clemson twice in the same year since 2003.
Senior setter Kelsey Jones recorded her fifth double-double of the season with 42 assists and 16 digs against the Tigers. Jones is now just six digs away from becoming the eighth player in Wake Forest history to reach 1,000 digs for a career.
Senior right side hitter Lauren McInytre had seven kills and a .462 hitting percentage against Clemson. McIntyre tied season-highs in solo blocks (1), block assists (4) and total blocks (5).
Fornah had a team-high 14 kills for the Deacons, and Beck and junior Carlin Salmon each recorded double-digit kills with 10 and 12, respectively. Salmon also added a solo block and five block assists for 15.5 points on the night.
Field Hockey (9-8-0, 1-4-0 ACC)
Wake Forest suffered a 3-2 loss to No. 13 Boston College this past Friday at Newton Campus Field in Newton, Massachusetts.
Senior Emily Cummings tied the game at 2-2 at the 66:45 mark before Boston College's Janna Anctil scored with just 1:16 left on the clock. Cumming's goal was her second of the season.
Freshman Jess McFadyen scored her seventh goal of the season at the 51:13 mark and has scored five goals in her last four games.
Women's Soccer (11-7-1, 5-4-1 ACC)
Wake Forest played a 2-0 loss to No. 4 North Carolina this past Sunday at Spry Stadium.
The Deacons recorded one shot in the first half with scoring chances in the 23rd and 31st minute by Bianca D'Agostino.
The Tar Heels' Crystal Dunn scored in the 18th minute, followed by another goal by Dunn in the 75th minute.
Goalkeeper Aubrey Bledsoe made four saves for the Deacons on the night.
Football (2-6-0, 1-4-0 ACC)
Wake Forest fell 62-14 to Maryland this past Saturday in College Park.
Quarterback Tanner Price completed 16 of 31 passes for 156 yards and one touchdown for the Deacons.
Senior Marshall Williams caught five passes for a team-high 62 yards, while redshirt freshman Michael Campanaro caught three passes for 38 yards.
In the first quarter, Wake went three-and-out on the first offensive series of the game and Shane Popham's punt was blocked, setting up the Terrapins at the Deacon 32-yard line, ending in a Maryland field goal. It was the first time in Popham's career that he had a punt blocked.
In the third quarter, Price converted an early third-and-10 hitting Marshall Williams on a 34-yard completion. Josh Harris then rushed three times for 23 yards, the last a six-yard touchdown run to cut the deficit to 10-7.
In the fourth quarter, Wake drove 38 yards in nine plays, as Price found sophomore wide receiver Terence Davis in the back corner of the end-zone for an eight-yard touchdown pass at the 14:50 mark. It was Davis' first career touchdown grab.