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The women's golf team, led by Linda Mescan, set three tour
nament records while taking first place in the Duke Fall Invita
tional in Durham. ,
The squad set a one-day team tournament record with a score
of 290 and a three-day tournament record with an 894.
Cathy Reynolds also broke the individual one-day tourna
ment record with a five-under-par 69.
"I'm pretty excited," Coach Dot Gunnells said. "All five
girls played well and that's what we're looking for."
- Mescan finished with the individual first-place score of 219;
Jill Nesbit and Car la Daniel tied for seventh with scores of 225;
Reynolds was eleventh" with a 229, and Kathy Ayers shot a 237.
The team travels to Lexington, Ky., for the Lady Kat Invita
In Baton Rouge, La., the men's golf team placed ninth in the
Louisiana State University Invitational.
It was the toughest tournament for the team this year; twelve
of UNC's opponents played in last year's NCAA tournament.
- "We're just not getting the job done," said John Spelman,
who led the Tar Heels with a score of 212. "The team is not
what you would call tournament sharp."
For UNC, Todd McGrew had a 215; Mike West scored a 218;
John Inman scored 219 and Billy Williford shot a 220.
UCLA won the tournament over a field as good as any the
Tar Heels have faced this year, Spelman said.
"We didn't play very well," he said. "The team's spirit isn't
down or anything; we're just not playing well."
The team's next tournament , will be Oct. 25-27 at the Andy
Bean-Greenlefe Invitational in Orlando, Fla.
The men's soccer team lost 1-0 to the University of Connecti
cut before a crowd of 5,400 in Storrs,Ct., Sunday. Connecticut
is ranked third in the nation.
"Tony Johnson was ejected after about 15 minutes, so we
played most of the game a man down," , UNC , coach Anson
Dorrance said. "We played a respectable game. I was pleased
with our performance." ,
Connecticut's Bill Merrone scored on a header with 24:24 re
maining in the first period. Connecticut had 32 shots on goal to
Carolina's 19. Geoff Drayton recorded ten saves for the Tar
- Heels. " '
"David Hellwing, Joe Maher, Jim Poff, Ricky Marvin our
entire defense played an excellent game," Dorrance said.
"Tim Ensley and Robert Kelly had some outstanding moments, .
and freshman Billy Hartman continues to amaze everyone with
his play." ' ;
The women's soccer team beat No. 1-ranked Connecticut 2-0
Sunday. Laurie Gregg and Stephanie Zeh scored for UNC.
"Gregg's determination and hustle was a real inspiration to
the entire team. If I had to pick an MVP for the game, she'd be
it," Dorrance said. "Susie Cobb was tremendous against their
top player, and Wendy Greenberg fought for every ball."
The men's team beat Boston College 4-2 Friday on two goals
from Johnson and one each from Ensley and Hartman. The
women defeated BC 8-1 to remain undefeated.
"All-in-all, it was a pretty successful road trip," Dorrance
The women's cross country team came back from a subpar
performance last week to outrun a strong Richmond University
squad 26-29 on Richmond's course Friday. ,
Nancy Radford, Maria Daniel and Joan Nesbitt finished two-three-four,
all coming across the line in 17:55. Meg Heffern was
eighth at 18:33, and Janice High was ninth (18:38) to round out
Carolina's top five.
"(Cross country) Coach (Don) Lockerbie 'wanted to work on
team strategy plus win the meet, and the women accomplished
both," track head coach Hubert West said. "Nancy, Maria and
Joan ran step for step all the way, and so did Meg and Janice."
The women ended their dual-meet season with a 3-1 dual meet
record. They race in the NCAIAW state meet Saturday.
The UNC women's tennis team, defusing the threat of upset
minded Duke, defeated the, Blue Devils 6-3 Friday afternoon in
Durham. ' : , : :- ..V; - - '
All four of the UNC singles victories came in two sets. No. 1
singles player' Kathy Barton defeated her opponent 7-6, 6-3.
Margie Brown, at No. 3 singles, won her match 6-2, "6-4. Julie
Kirby, No. 5, won 6-2, 6-4, and Sandy Fleischman defeated her
opponent 6-0, 6-3.
In doubles play .Brown and Betsy Heidenberger teamed up to
win 4-6, 6-1,6-1. Barton and Kirby, at No. 3 doubles, won 6-2,
3-6,6-4. . :f.
The Tar Heels face North Carolina State in Raleigh Wednes
Winning four Of its six matches, the UNC volleyball team
placed, fifth in this weekend's Florida State Tournament in
Tallahassee. Florida State placed first and Clemson second in
the twelve-team tournament. '
"I think we played pretty well the first day," Coach Beth
Miller said. "But I don't think we played well the second day."
Carolina won all three of its Friday matches. The Heels beat
South Carolina 15-1, 15-1 and the University of Alabama 15-13,
15-11. They also defeated Jacksonville University 15-7, 15-9.
There were no standouts in the tournament. Miller said the
team played with balance when the team played well, every
one did a good job; while when one played poorly, everyone did.
"We had points where we did play well," she" said. "We served
well in the first games."
Continuing pool play on Saturday, Carolina won its first
match against the University of Alabama at Birmingham 15-6,
14-16, 15-10. Miller said Alabama was a good team but that she
was disappointed that the Tar Heels lost the second game. She
was also disappointed with their 2-15, 1 1-15 loss to Florida State,
v Carolina qualified for the single-elimination part of the tour
nament with, its pool-play results. There they were defeated by
Clemson in the firsi round 15-7, 14-16, 6-15. Miller said the
Heels played well in their first game against Clemson.
"The main reason we lost the games we lost were our own
mistakes," Miller said.
Miller said there was also a breakdown in passing at the
Florida tournament. Since the Heels were not as strong offen
sively, they were forced to stay on the defensive.
"We've played some pretty good volleyball," she said. "We
just have to be able to pull it together."
Carolina now stands at 15-3. They face East Carolina on
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(Cross Country shows its sire rigti
By TOM BERRY
DTH Staff Writer
The men's cross country team placed a strong second
to fifth-ranked East Tennessee State Saturday afternoon
in the Furman Invitational at Greenville, S.C.
. Carolina finished ahead of 16th-ranked Tennessee and
17th-ranked Florida. Third-ranked Clemson was ex
pected to race, but withdrew because some of its runners
Final team scores. were East Tennessee. 41, North'
Carolina 57, Tennessee 58, Florida 61, Georgia 152,
Furman 185, Western Carolina 206 and Baptist College
With eight schools and 87 runners competing, the
Furman meet marked the second consecutive week the
Tar Heels have trailed East Tennessee in a major invi
tational. Yet the margin of defeat, 16 points, was nar
rower than the 64-point margin at last week's Virginia
"The fact that we got closer to East Tennessee makes
me feel we are definitely in the top 10 in the nation,"
Coach Don Lockerbie said.
"Easts Tennessee coach Daye Walker told me after the
race-thatif they are ranked fifth, we can't be too far
behind. J ' , r : '
"Individually, I'm' extremely proud of some of our
performances. Of our nine runners competing, only two
didn't run personal records," he said.
Glenn Sparrow led Tar Heel runners with a seventh
place finish of 30:26 over the 10,000-meter course.
Sparrow placed 47th in 32:45 over the. same layout last
year. ) " ;
John Clark was eighth at 30:30, followed by Mark
Whitney, 12th; Todd McCallister, 13th; Steve Dorsey,
37th; Mike Komminsky, 42nd, and Chris Justice, 43rd.
Last year's best runner, Jimmy Cooper, a fifth-year
senior ineligible to compete with the team, finished third
overall in 29:58. In fact, Cooper became the first North
Carolina cross country runner to finish 10,000 meters in
less than 30 minutes since All-America Tony Waldrop.
"What is super is that we had four runners within 35
seconds of each other in a national caliber race,"
Lockerbie said. "And John Clark bounced back from a
disappointing race last week to a fabulous race this
-week." :. -
Carolina travels to Raleigh next Sunday for the state
With the season now half over, Lockerbie said he
would like to see the team reach two goals. "One, we
would like to finish first or second in the ACC cham-
championship. The team will compete without-Todd-A pipnshipyhe said. "But pur;-tpp goal is to qualify as a
McCallister, who is being rested ror the Atlantic Coast y feanf tQefJCAA chanipibipVtomething no North
Conference championship on Oct. 31. - Carolina team has ever done." '