When and Where: October 13, 2018 – Colchester,
Vt. (Tarrant Recreation Center) Score: Southern New Hampshire University 7, Saint Michael's College
Pachuorkovski (Zoran, Israel) and Elizabeth
Dwyer (Cutchogue, N.Y.) returned Saturday and a full-strength Southern
New Hampshire University women's tennis team rolled to a 7-0 victory against
Saint Michael's College at the Tarrant Recreation Center.
Pachuorkovski, who had missed the first 11 matches
of the season in singles, posted a 7-5, 6-4 win at No. 4 against Brittany Katz.
Yuval Barak, Franklin Pierce University
MANCHESTER, N.H. (October 21, 2018) – The Franklin Pierce University men's tennis team took care of business on the road on Sunday afternoon. The Ravens dealt host Saint Anselm a 6-1 defeat in Northeast-10 Conference play.
With the win, Franklin Pierce improves to 3-1 (2-0 NE10), while Saint Anselm falls to 0-8 (0-4 NE10).
Junior Yuval Barak (Zichron Ya'akov, ISRAEL) took the number 5 singles match 6-0, 6-0 along with the number 2 doubles match with Preston Gordon, 6-3.
Ido Goldschmidt, UC Davis
No. 8 UC Davis battles No. 2 Stanford in 13-10 loss
Aggies give Cardinal the closest margin in the series
history since 2007
STANFORD, Calif. -- Senior utility Ido Goldschmidt
(Herzeliya, ISRAEL) scored three goals while junior attacker Holden Tamblyn
added two more, but No. 9 UC Davis could not equalize in the second half,
falling by a 13-10 final to No. 2 Stanford in collegiate men's water polo
action at Avery Aquatics Center Saturday afternoon.
The Aggies slip to 14-6 for the season. The Cardinal improve
to 16-1 overall.
Botzer qualifies for the Oracle ITA National Fall Championships with the
By Wake Forest Athletic Communications (@WakeMTennis)
CARY, N.C. – Bar Botzer's run at the ITA Carolina Regional
Championships came to an end, falling to top-seeded and 27th-ranked Paul Jubb
in the championship match of the singles draw.
Botzer (Tel Aviv, ISRAEL), the No. 2 seed in the tournament and ranked 91st
nationally, earned an automatic berth to the Oracle ITA National Fall
Championships with the runner-up finish.
The two battled in the opening set, sending action to a
tiebreaker. Jubb claimed the tiebreaker, 7-2, and used the momentum to capture
the second set by a 6-2 margin.
The Demon Deacons are back in action collegiately November
2-4 at the Charlotte 49ers Fall Invitational.
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LOS ANGELES, CALIF. — USC sophomore Daniel Cukierman (Tel Aviv, ISRAEL) staged his second consecutive three-set comeback to claim his first collegiate singles title as a Trojan, beating Stanford's Sameer Kumar in today's Southern California Intercollegiate Championships singles final today at Marks Stadium.
Ranked #31 in the nation and seeded atop the singles draw for this 62nd annual event, Cukierman had upended the No. 3 seed yesterday in the semifinals to earn his spot in the title match. That pitted the Trojan sophomore against Stanford's #62-ranked and No. 2 seed Sameer Kumar in today's final. There, Cukierman again surrendered the first set, and again dug right back in to carve a path to victory. Tied up 4-4 in the third, Cukierman managed a late break of Kumar to go up 5-4, then held serve to close out the 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 comeback victory to claim the crown on USC's home courts.
Ella Saada, Syracuse University
Orange Defeat No. 22 Louisville in Five-Set Thriller
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Following a five-set thriller, the Syracuse
University volleyball team defeated No. 22 Louisville Sunday afternoon.
Syracuse (13-7, 9-3 ACC) handed the Cardinals their second loss of conference
play this season as the Orange took the program's first win inside Cardinal
HOW IT HAPPENED
After a closely contested first set, Syracuse quickly took control in the
second with an 8-4 lead. Louisville's Melanie McHenry tied the match, 9-9, with
three-consecutive kills. Following several long rallies, the Orange had
three-straight points for a 14-11 lead. Up 18-15, Syracuse took a 5-1 run for
its largest lead of the set, 22-16.
The Cardinals came out firing with a 6-1 lead in the third set. Syracuse took
back the ball on a Cardinal serving error before Shemanova laid down a kill,
cutting Louisville's lead in half, 6-3. A second Louisville service error
helped the Orange cut the deficit to one, 7-8. Syracuse pulled within one point
three more times, but was unable to take the lead.
'Cuse opened the fourth set with a 9-4 lead, hitting a perfect 5-for-5.
Louisville used two blocks to tighten the score, 11-8. Back-to-back kills from Ella Saadapushed
Syracuse ahead 17-11. Out of a timeout, the Cardinals laid down a kill but were
unable to create any more momentum as Ebangwese tipped one at the net. Syracuse
hung on to a five-point lead despite Louisville's two consecutive kills on set
Louisville (17-6, 10-2 ACC) opened the fifth set with a 4-1 lead. Three quick points out of a timeout, including a block from Amber Witherspoonand Christina Oyawale, gave Syracuse a 5-4 lead. The two teams traded four points back-and-forth, before three-consecutive Cardinal points put them ahead 9-7. In a fifth set that featured six ties and four lead changes, Syracuse took advantage of 10 Louisville errors. The Cardinals had six attack errors and four service errors, including one on match point, allowing the Orange to take the match.
Talya Zandberg, University of Arizona
Leads Cats with Two Wins, Close Out ITA Regionals
By: Arizona Athletics
Ariz. - The Wildcats posted a 4-4 record on Sunday, with Talya Zandberg (Tiberias, ISRAEL) and Csenge
Furak leading the way, each with a singles win.
Tayla Zandberg (ARIZ) def. Nikola Dolakova (UH) – 8-4.
Tali Marmen, Rutgers University
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (Oct. 27, 2018) – Rutgers volleyball claimed the opening set and rode three career-high marks to a fast start, but Indiana recovered for a four-set Big Ten victory on Saturday night at the College Ave. Gym. THE LINE
Indiana (14-9, 5-7) 3, Rutgers (6-19, 0-12) 1 – 21-25, 25-17, 27-25, 25-12 KNIGHT NOTES
A trio of Rutgers players recorded career-high numbers in the Big Ten match. Freshman Tali Marmen (Ariel, ISRAEL) tallied 17 kills, freshman setter Inna Balykoscooped up 17 digs and freshman middle Merle Weidtput up eight blocks to match her rookie season best (eight against Ohio State).
Balyko's 38 assists secured her seventh double-double of the season, and second in Big Ten play.
Junior libero Karysa Swackenberggot 16 digs, her 13th double-digit performance of the season.
Set 1 | Rutgers' late 6-0 run came at a perfect time. Balyko alternated assists to freshman middle Merle Weidtand Marmen, whose kills put the Scarlet Knights ahead 23-19. Balyko added a service ace out of an Indiana timeout before Marmen capped the rally with her seventh kill of the opening set.
Set 1 | Indiana cut the deficit to two points at 23-21 before an IU service error set up set-point, which was capitalized on by senior outside hitter Sahbria McLetchie's lone kill of the set to clinch the win.
Set 2 | Rutgers could not overcome Indiana's quick start at 5-0, which eventually spread to 12-3.
Set 3 | A pair of Marmen kills tied the set late at 23-23. Cieslik came up clutch twice, saving two set points with a block assist and a kill for the 25-25 tie before the Hoosies put together two kills for the extra-points win and a 2-1 lead.