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Sunday, November 6, 2011

Sunday's area college roundup

Cross country
Southern Conn. takes eighth: Naugatuck’s took sixth place overall to pace the Owls to an eighth-place finish in the NCAA Division II East Regional held at Boston.
The Owls’w women’s team finished 10th in the meet led by Titlayo Vanriel (35th) and Shelton’s Chloe Ashcroft who was 41st.
Women’s Volleyball
Fairleigh Dickinson 3, Quinnipiac 0: At Hamden, seniors Kelby Carey had nine kills and nine digs and Kayla Lawler had 26 assists in final home game with the Bobcats but the Knights swept the Northeast Conference match.
Men’s soccer
St. Francis (N.Y.) 2, Quinnipiac 1: At Hamden, Nils von der Heide scored the lone Bobcat goal in the NEC loss. Quinnipiac finishes its season with a 6-10-0 overall record (4-6-0 NEC).
UConn 3, Rutgers 1: At Piscataway, N.J., the Huskies advanced to the Big East tourney semifinals with the win. UConn (16-2-2) will face Louisville which defeated Marquette 1-0.
Three different players scored for UConn and Andre Blake finished with three excellent saves to lead the Huskies.
Field hockey
Syracuse 3, UConn 2: At Syracuse, N.Y., Anne Jeute and Rayell Heistand scored for No. 4 UConn in the Big East tournament title game. The Huskies fell to 17-2 overall and await an at-large berth into the NCAA tournament field.
Walter Camp honors
Northwestern WR Jeremy Ebert and Air Force DB Jon Davis Named Walter Camp National Players of the Week. Ebert caught six passes for 147 yards, including an 81-yard touchdown, as the Wildcats defeated 10th-ranked Nebraska, 28-25. Ebert’s 81-yard scoring reception was the second-longest in school history. With the victory, the Wildcats improved to 4-5, 2-4 in the Big Ten.
Davis had an all-around productive day as the Falcons defeated Army, 24-14 and retained the Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy. Davis had a game-high 12 tackles and recorded one interception. Davis also forced and recovered a fumble as Air Force improved to 5-4 on the season.

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