North Carolina Newspapers

    November 12,1987
THE LANCE
page 9
Sports
Coots Win DIAC Tourney
Margaret Fuller Blocks One
Volleyball to Benefit Domestic
Violence Center
Steve Skinner
A benefit volleyball tournament
will be held Saturday, Nov. 21 at 7'^ p.m.
on Harris Courts at St. Andrews, in l effort
to raise monetary support for the Domestic
Violence Center in Lumberton.
The benefit game is a culmi
nation of the events surrounding the
Domestic Violence Awareness Week in
October. Local students will spear-head
the event. The project is part of an on-
campus study in Marketing and Advertis
ing classes at St. Andrews.
The benefit games on the 21st
will result in one main event. The 1987
Lady Knights volleyball team, this year’s
DIAC conference champions, will battle
the winners of a preliminary contest be
tween on-campus teams and area business
and indusU^y teams.
During the event, several activi
ties will take place. Interested community
cooks will prepared baked goods for sale in
the lobby of the gym. Door prizes will be
Meg Anderson
Last weekend was one of victory
for the St. Andrews Lady Knights volley
ball team as the Coots defeated both Meth
odist College and Greensboro College to
clinch the DIAC (Dixie Intercollegiate
Athletic Conference) Toumament champi
onship.
The women had already won the
regular season championship with a record
of 11-1, their only loss being to the Univer
sity of North Carolina at Greensboro. The
tournament only added to the season’s vic
tories.
In the playoffs, the women
played first Methodist and then Greens
boro. The matches were determined by
the usual 3-out-of-5 to win. In the game
against Methodist, the Cools won the first
game and then fell in the second, only to
come back in the third and fourth games to
win the match. Against Greensboro, the
Lady Knights were down by two games
going into the third, but picked up the
pace by first defeating the opponent 15-0
and continuing the winning streak for the
next two games to take the match and the
tournament title.
Along with being the tourna
ment champions, individual team mem
bers earned recognition at the playoffs.
Senior hitter Lori SU’oud and junior
middle hitter Kristi Kluegel were selected
for the first team all-conference, and Mar
garet Fuller, junior hitter, was selected for
the second team. Kristi Kluegel (“Klue”)
and Lori Stroud (“Stroud”) were each cho
sen for the all-tournament team, and
Stroud was selected Most Valuable Player
of the tournament team.
To the team, the most gratifying
award was given to their coach, Jo Ann
Williams, who was selected DIAC Confer
ence Coach of the Year. “She deserves it
more than anyone else,” said Kluegel.
“She is a great coach and a great friend and
we could not have done it without her.”
Though the team came out on top
in the tournament, the Coots did not
receive a Regional bid. The Lady Knights,
however, do not need a regional bid to feel
the thrill of victory.
CPI Tops in Intramural Ranks
Meg Anderson
given away to lucky ticket holders. These
door prizes will consist of products and
services donated from participating busi
nesses for the event. A special half-time
event will occur to entertain an expected
large crowd (over 500 tickets have already
been sold).
Those planning, coordinating,
and promoting this event hope to raise over
$ 1000 for the Domestic Violence Center. A
representative from the center will be on
hand to receive the gift from project
coordinators during the event. At a later
date, all money received from the event
will be given to the Center for its on-going
su-uggle to help local victims of domestic
violence who have nowhere else to turn for
help.
Admission to the event is $1.00,
for students, $2.00 for adults, children 12
and under are free. All students, faculty,
staff, area business workers, families, and
the general public are invited to attend the
event.
With the college football polls
just recently released by many of the
country’s top sports magazines, the Saint
Andrews community can’t help but
wonder why CPI, with their 4-0 record, is
not ranked at the top with Oklahoma.
Intfamural football has become a
Saturday event for many, players and fans
alike, as the teams battle it out for a seat in
the playoffs. There are seven teams all to
gether and the ratings are as follows:
1. CPI- this team, also known as
“Charlie Brown’s team”, heads our polls
this week with a perfect 4-0 record.
2. Mecklenburg- this team con
sists of upperclassmen from the Meck
lenburg dorm and is in second place with a
record of 3-1.
3. Granville- in third place we
have the Granvilliles, who have chalked up
a 2-2 record.
4. The Pissant Freshmen- close
on the heels of Granville is the exclusively
freshman team, whose record is also 2 and
2.
5. Winston-Salem- fifth place
goes to the team which consists of anyone
from Winston-Salem dorm, and their rec
ord is 1-2.
6. Meek freshmen- the sixth
place team isanotherthathails from Meck
lenburg, but these guys are all freshmen
and their record is 1-3.
7. Orange- Last, but not least, is
the team from Orange, whose record is the
mirror image of CPI, 0-4.
The inUamural games are held
on Saturday afternoons beginning at 1:00
p.m. and go until the last game is finished.
Rescheduled games are played on Sunday
afternoons at a lime agreed on by both
teams.
This year’s intramural directors
are seniors David Turner and Jim Reese,
who report to Brian Atchinson in the Stu
dent Life Office. The directors are
responsible for the coordination of the
games, the hiring of the referees, the sched
uling of the playoffs, and the general well
being oftheintramural program. They are
responsible for solving the problems that
see Football , page 12
Riders Take Two Championships
Lisa Wagner
The riding team of St. Andrews
competed last weekend, November 7 & 8,
in the IHS A horse show held at Clemson
University. Overall, St. Andrews was the
champion stock seat (western) team on both
days. Other teams that participated in the
weekend competition were; College of
Charleston, University of South Carolina,
University of Florida, Converse College,
University of Georgia, Wesleyan College,
and Clemson.
The top placers for the St.
Andrew riders in the hunt seat includes
Karen Faunt (1st in beginner walk-trot-
canter),Malinda Powers (3rd in advanced
walk-lrot), Chrissie Sabia (1st novice on
the fiat), John Cox (1st and 3rd in beginner
walk-trot-canter), and Beth White (2nd m
intermediate on the flat and 3rd over
fences).
Riders placing at the top of the
stock seat classes were as follows: In the
Open division, Kat Caridakis placed 1st and
2nd; Advanced II division-John Cox 1st
and 3rd, Lance Eller 2nd, and Beth White
3rd; Intermediate II division 2nd place went
to Chrissie Sabia; John Alderman and Rich
ard Sneed performed well in the Intermedi
ate I division, placing 1st and 3rd respec
tively. Several of the riders placed at the top
of the Beginner walk-jog division; Karen
Faunt (3rd), Renee Melton (3rd), and Mal-
inda Powers (2nd).
Overall, the weekend competi
tion proved lo be a successful team effort.
There are many new riders to the team some
being freshmen and others riding for the
first time as students of St. Andrews.
    

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