Area briefs: SVCA volleyball sweeps Fresta Valley
Posted: October 12, 2012
From Star staff reports
STEPHENS CITY — Shenandoah Valley Christian Academy bounced back from only its second loss of the season with a 3-0 (25-9, 25-23, 25-21) sweep of visiting Fresta Valley Thursday evening.
SVCA (15-2) received 13 kills and three aces from sophomore Carol Bartholomew and a team-high 19 assists from setter Kayla Freemire.
Sophomore Krista Freemire added 11 kills and senior Sarah McGann totaled five kills in the win for the Patriots.
Hornets 3, Seahawks 2
ST. MARY’S CITY, Md. — Shenandoah University completed its non-conference field hockey slate Thursday afternoon with a victory at St. Mary’s of Maryland.
The Hornets (8-6) also clinched at least a .500 regular season record with the win over the Seahawks (6-5).
St. Mary’s had the opening goal of the game, scoring just 52 seconds in, before SU answered with three goals in a span of 6:11.
Senior Amber VanHorn had the first two tallies, finishing off a pair of feeds from Alexandra Darrow on penalty corners.
At 19:53, just 32 seconds after VanHorn had given Shenandoah a 2-1 lead, Darrow scored unassisted with what proved to be the game-winner.
SU held that two-goal advantage until the ’Hawks closed the book on the day’s scoring with 17 seconds remaining.
St. Mary’s outshot the Hornets 18-7 and held a 15-4 advantage in penalty corners.
Sarah Clare had four saves for Shenandoah.