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SLIAC Weekly Release - Oct. 15

SLIAC Weekly Release - Oct. 15

This week in the SLIAC is a weekly review of the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. It recaps the prior weeks results and highlights upcoming events. You can also find the latest standings, statistics, schedules and awards.

HEADLINES

Getting To Know Principia's Claire Horton (October 10, 2014)
This week's Feature Friday was with Claire Horton, a women's soccer player from Principia College. Get to Know Claire in this week's video interview.....MORE

Webster Men's Cross Country With Historical Win (October 12, 2014)
For the first time in school history, Webster University won a meet, doing so at the Principia (IL) Invitational. The Gorloks took home the team championship in a field of four teams.....MORE

Seibolt Ties Westminster Single Game Scoring Mark (October 12, 2014)
Freshman Dustin Seibolt tied the game-day record with 4 goals in the 16-0 shutout over Eureka College on Saturday evening.....MORE

Spalding Men's Soccer Visits Local Children's Hospital (October 14, 2014)
The Spalding University men's soccer team often refers to themselves as one big family. The players all came to Spalding from differing backgrounds but the one thing they all have in common is the compassion that they share for one another both on and off the soccer field......MORE

SLIAC Game of the Week: Westminster vs. Greenville (October 14, 2014)
The volleyball match on Thursday night between Westminster College and Greenville College is this week's featured SLIAC Game of the Week. This week's match is between the top two teams in the SLIAC standings, Westminster and Greenville.....MORE

SLIAC PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

The SLIAC Players of the Week are honored for their performances during the week. Click on the sport link below to see the full list of 2014-15 Players of the Week. For this week's Player of the Week release - HERE

Men's Soccer (Offensive)- Jacob Jones, Greenville College
Men's Soccer (Defensive)- Thomas Crown, Greenville College
Women's Soccer (Offensive)- Dee Dee Sliter, Spalding University
Women's Soccer (Defensive)- Nicole Kelly, Blackburn College
Volleyball (Offensive)- Sam Kersting, Webster University
Volleyball (Defensive)- Jamie Schollenbruch, Greenville College
Men's Cross Country- Nate Richards, Principia College
Women's Cross Country- Sarah Litwiller, Principia College

Men's Soccer l Women's Soccer l Volleyball l Men's Cross Country l Women's Cross Country

SLIAC STANDINGS

Men's Soccer
Women's Soccer Volleyball

 

School SLIAC Overall School SLIAC Overall School SLIAC Overall
Webster 4-0 6-8-1 Fontbonne 4-0 12-2-1 Greenville 12-0 18-6
Westminster 3-0 5-6 Webster 4-0 7-4-3 Westminster 11-1 13-8
Fontbonne 4-0 5-10 Spalding 3-1 5-7 Webster
10-2 14-8
Greenville 3-1 7-6-1 Westminster 2-0-1 5-4-1 Spalding 7-4 10-14
Principia 2-1 4-9 Principia 2-1-1 3-8-1 Principia 5-6 8-15
Spalding
2-2 8-5 Greenville 0-1-3 1-9-4 Fontbonne 6-8 11-14
Blackburn 0-3 4-9 Blackburn 0-2-1 5-7-1 MacMurray
5-8 9-11
Iowa Wesleyan
0-3 0-8 Eureka 0-3 2-10
Iowa Wesleyan
3-10 4-20
Eureka
0-3 0-11 Iowa Wesleyan
0-3 0-7-1 Eureka
2-10 3-15
MacMurray 0-4 1-11 MacMurray
0-4 1-10 Blackburn
1-13 3-21

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AROUND THE SLIAC

Blackburn's Nicole Kelly took home her second consecutive SLIAC Defensive Player of the Week honors after helping her team gain a 1-1 tie against Greenville last week. Kelly made 27 saves in the contest, her second straight 20-plus save game.

The Eureka women's basketball team was picked to finish third in the SLIAC by the D3 News preseason preview issue. The Red Devils finished last year with a 17-9 overall record and were third in the SLIAC standings with a 13-5 record. They advanced to the SLIAC Tournament last year for the third consecutive season.

Fontbonne will host their annual Griffin Gala on November 12th. It is a chance for Fontbonne alumni to reconnect with past classmates and teammates. Current Griffin coaches and students will also be present as will new University President Dr. J. Michael Pressimone. Admission is just $10. For more information call 314-889-1444.

The Greenville men's soccer team swept weekly conference honors as Jacob Jones was named the SLIAC Offensive Player of the Week and teammate Thomas Crown picked up Defensive Player of the Week honors. Jones netted two timely goals as he helped the Panthers pick up a pair of wins. Crown meanwhile was strong in net, finishing the week with a .900 save percentage including one shutout.
The Iowa Wesleyan women's basketball team was tabbed as SLIAC Preseason favorites by the D3 News preseason preview issue. The Tigers, who finished last year with a 22-3 overall record, but were ineligible for postseason play due to transition into the conference, brings back three starters including last year's SLIAC Player of the Year Karla Vietinghoff.
MacMurray senior setter Hollie Schultz was named the MacMurray Highlander Student-Athlete of the Week last week. Schultz finished with 14 digs and 23 assists in a win over Wesleyan and followed with 14 more digs in a match against Spalding.
The Principia cross country programs had a standout week last week and took home conference weekly honors. Nate Richards was named SLIAC Men's Cross Country Player of the Week after a second place finish in the Cowbell Classic. Sarah Litwiller took home her second straight Women's weekly honor after also placing second at the meet.

The Spalding volleyball team went 5-0 last week and have quickly worked their way up the SLIAC standings with a 7-4 record. The Golden Eagles are now 10-14 overall after wins over Franklin, Principia, Central Christian, Blackburn, and MacMurray.

The Webster men's soccer team sits atop the SLIAC standings with a perfect 4-0 conference record. The Gorloks kept their undefeated record intact with a 4-0 win over MacMurray earlier this week. Webster has now won four straight games and lead the conference in scoring with 44 goals.
The men's soccer team has found their stride having won three straight conference games, propelling them to second in the SLIAC standings. After a three game losing streak and dropping five of six games Westminster has defeated Blackburn, Greenville, and Eureka.

THIS WEEK'S SLIAC SCHEDULE

To see a complete schedule of this week's SLIAC action click HERE

KEEP UP WITH THE SLIAC ON SOCIAL MEDIA

Be sure to keep up with the SLIAC using various social media tools. You can follow us on Twitter (@sliac) HERE or Facebook (St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference) HERE

Friday's in the SLIAC are Feature Friday's where we will get to know our current SLIAC Student-Athletes and members through a series of video interviews. This week's SLIAC Feature Friday was an interview with Claire Horton, a women's soccer player from Principia College. You can watch the interview HERE

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