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September 25, 2011

Men's Soccer
WOOSTER, Ohio — For the second consecutive match the Earlham College men's soccer team made it to double overtime only to end up on the wrong side of the decision.

With a goal at 104:03, the College of Wooster defeated the Quakers 2-1 in a non-conference affair on Saturday.

Earlham grabbed the advantage the first half with a goal by Corey Campbell at 30:46. Tamru Taya assisted on the play.

The Scots (4-2-1) tied the match at 59:49 to set up the extra sessions.

Earlham goalkeeper Chris Marshall had five saves, while Sam Embry added four saves for the Quakers.

The Quakers (0-8) play at Cincinnati Christian University at Xavier University on Wednesday in a match that gets underway at 7 p.m.

Women's Soccer
WESTERVILLE, Ohio — A goal late in the second half was the difference on Saturday as the Earlham College women's soccer team played Otterbein University.

The Cardinals (3-4-1) scored the game-winner in the 1-0 match at 88:49.

Kate Franks had a pair of saves for the Quakers.

Earlham (2-4-1) returns to action on Tuesday as the Quakers entertain regionally-ranked DePauw University. The non-conference match on Matlack Field begins at 4 p.m.

DePauw is No. 8 in the latest National Soccer Coaches Association of America Great Lakes Regional poll.

Field Hockey
WOOSTER, Ohio — The Earlham College field hockey team finished its two-match weekend road trip on Saturday at the College of Wooster.

Wooster (4-4, 3-1) scored a pair of goals in each half of the North Coast Athletic Conference match to win 4-0.

Earlham goalkeeper Emma Treece had 10 saves for the Quakers.

The Quakers (1-6, 0-5) are on the road again on Wednesday at Ohio Wesleyan University. The NCAC match starts at 4:30 p.m.

Women's Tennis
RICHMOND, Ind. — The Earlham College women's tennis team had its two-match winning streak snapped on Saturday as Manchester College defeated the Quakers 7-2.

Due to poor weather, the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference match with the Spartans (3-3, 2-1) was played on the Trueblood Courts in the Athletics and Wellness Center.

Alex Softness led the Quakers with a pair of victories.

Softness beat April Erxleben 6-2, 6-3 at No. 1 singles.

In doubles, Softness and Jessica Childs defeated Erxleben and Kara Gilley 9-7 at No. 1.

The Quakers (2-3, 2-2) return to the courts on Wednesday at Transylvania University. The HCAC contest is scheduled for 4 p.m.

Men's Tennis
ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Four members of the Earlham College men's tennis team competed for the final time this fall as individuals in the 2011 USTA/ITA Division Central Regional Championships hosted by Washington University.

"It was great for our guys to get to face some really tough competition," Earlham Head Coach Adam VanZee said.

Brad Maisey and Andrey Gavrilov were able to reach the quarterfinals of their doubles bracket with a pair of wins.

Maisey and Gavrilov beat Marten Vonk and Grant Wick of Augustana College 8-1. The duo's second contest was an 8-4 win over Jeffrey LoDuca and Tyler Cempre of Denison University.

No. 12 seed Henry Levin won his first singles match 6-2, 6-1 over Alan Faber from Kalamazoo College.

Anton Bartashevich also played in the event.

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