Lady Chants serve sweep; CCU runners place third

Coastal Carolina swept a pair of matches at the Davidson Tournament on Saturday, notching 3-0 victories over Norfolk State and North Carolina A&T each by a score of 3-0 at the Davidson Tournament.

After falling to host Davidson in Friday’s tournament opener, Coastal returned to the win column with a 3-0 victory over its other two tournament foes.

The Chants found themselves tied late in all three matches against the Spartans, bot Coastal closed out each time to score a 25-21, 25-18 and 26-24 .

CCU freshman Lian Bernett finished the match with 13 kills and an attacking percentage of .344 to lead the Chanticleers. She also had two service aces, along with Sam Skryd who also had 32 assists. Sophomore Lindsay Gill posted 10 digs and Katie Martin recorded six blocks.

Coastal also scored a three-game sweep of  North Carolina A&T.  The Chants won 25-10, 25-16 and 25-16 as Martin had both a team season high and a personal career high six service aces in the win over the Aggies.

Martin also finished the match with two blocks, along with fellow classmate Taylor Stafford. Meghan Laffin had a team high 15 kills and an attacking percentage of .667. Skryd finished the match with 30 assists and sophomore Lauren Alejo recorded nine digs.

Coastal will open up conference play in their next match when they travel to play Presbyterian College on Friday at 7 p.m.

Cross country

The Coastal Carolina women’s cross country team placed third in the 5k CCU Invitational/Big South Preview held on the grounds of the Quail Creek Golf Club on Saturday, while the CCU men’s team took fourth.

Duke, ranked No. 8 nationally, won the event handedly with a score of 19 as the Blue Devils’  Suejin Ahn won the event with a time of 17:40.  High Point placed second with a score of 70 followed by Coastal Carolina and Campbell in third with 94 points apiece.  Liberty rounded out the top five with 109 points.

Emily Marchini crossed the finish line first for the Chants for the second time this season.  The sophomore finished fifth in 18:14 to break the Blue Devils’ strangle hold on the top five spots.  Also turning in times under 19 minutes were CCU’s Christian Johnson with a 18:26 to place ninth and Janel Reeves who placed 22 with an 18:55.

The Coastal Carolina men turned in a fourth-place finish at the 8k CCU Invitational/Big South Preview, held on the grounds of the Quail Creek Golf Club.

Liberty, led by Zac Edwards’ victory in the individual title with a time of 24:42, won the event with a team score of 30.  High Point finished second with 36 points followed by Campbell (85) and Coastal Carolina (123).  Radford rounded out the top five with 125 total team points.

Evan Niciphor was the top placing Chanticleer as he placed ninth with a time of 25:47.  Fellow freshman and winner of the season opening Gamecock Open was the second Coastal finisher in 18 with a 26:20.  Cameron Wells finished 32 overall as he crossed the finish line in 27:13.  Tyler Cummings, a freshman, and Rob Delviscio concluded the Coastal scoring with times of 27:34 and 28:00 to place 42 and 47, respectively.

The Coastal men and women will return to action at the Paul Short Run hosted by Lehigh University on Sept. 30.

Men’s soccer

Appalachian state scored the lone goal of the night in the 83rd minute topping Coastal Carolina, 1-0 Friday night in the second game of the CCU Tournament.

After 82 scoreless minutes with neither team taking control of the game, Mark Bridges of ASU tossed a throw in from the left sideline into the box where Harrison Delbridge connected on a loose ball giving him the game winner in the 83rd minute.

A defensive battle in the first half yielded only a combined six shots, three of which came in the final minutes. Chants keeper Scott Angevinemade a pair of stellar diving saves while posting four saves on the night. Mountaineers goalie Danny Free was credited with two saves on the night.

Coastal Carolina (4-2) returns to action Sunday when they face No. 21 Ohio State at 2:30 while Appalachian State will square off with Hartwick College at Noon on Sunday.

Ohio State beat Hartwick 3-0 in game one of the Coastal Carolina Tournament.

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