The Lady Volunteer soccer team, 2-3 overall, will conclude its five-match
road swing today with a 4 p.m. contest against North Carolina-Asheville.
The Bulldogs, a member of the Big South Conference, are a perfect 4-0 after
wins over Appalachian State (1-0, OT), Mars Hill (7-0), Tennessee Tech
(2-0) and Howard (4-1).
Since beginning the season on Sept. 1 with a 5-1 conquest of Chattanooga,
head coach Charlie MacCabe's Tennessee squad has visited opponents in
Oregon, Florida and South Carolina. The team will finally return to the
friendly confines of the Tennessee Soccer Complex with a home tilt versus
Xavier (1-3-1) this Sunday at 2 p.m.
Sophomore Laura Lauter, recently selected as the Lady Vol Athlete of the
Week, leads the team in scoring with nine points on four goals and an
assist. She is coming off a hat trick at South Carolina in which she
tallied the game-winning goal in overtime.
After registering six points on a pair of goals an assists during
Tennessee's first two contests, junior Shayna Teutsch aims to regain her
Freshman Allison Campbell leads the Lady Vols with 20 shots on goal and
also paces the team with three assists.
The goalkeeping duties have been split between junior Sarah Shivley (1-3,
20 saves, 3.57 GAA) and freshman Ellen Dean (1-0, 13, 2.05).
The duo of senior Mackenzie Miller (25 shots, three goals, one assist) and
sophomore Joanna Stocking (three goals) leads the UNC-Asheville attack. The
Bulldogs have outshot their opponents by a whopping 93-15 margin and have
allowed just one goal through four matches.
This will be the second meeting on the pitch between the Lady Vols and
UNC-Asheville. During UT's initial campaign in 1996, the Lady Vols notched
a 2-1 victory in Knoxville, with Bethany Himel and Melissa Covington
scoring for the winners.
Baseball team to open fall practice
The Tennessee baseball team will begin its fall practice schedule on
Monday. All practices are open and will take place at Lindsey Nelson
Stadium beginning at approximately 2:30 p.m.
Four intrasquad games are scheduled, culminating in the Orange and White
game, scheduled for Oct. 16 at 7 p.m. The intrasquad dates are Sept. 27 at
3:30 p.m.; Oct. 4 at 2 p.m.; Oct. 7 at 3:30 p.m.; Oct. 11 at 2 p.m.
Diamond Vols hold try-outs on Monday
Walk-on tryouts for the Tennessee baseball team will be Monday, as well,
beginning at 5:30 p.m.
Tryouts will be held at Lindsey Nelson Stadium. Come by the baseball office
in room 272 at Stokely Athletics Center to fill out the walk-on
Lady Vols soccer meets UNC
Published: Fri Sep 18, 1998 | Modified: Sat Aug 06, 2005 01:36 p.m.