Weekly Sports Recap: 11/3/12

Oredigger athletics results as of 12:00 am Sunday:

October 28
Men’s Soccer – CSM 2, Colorado Mesa 0 – An early goal by junior Baski Baker and an insurance goal by Alex Nass in the 76th minute paced Mines to the 2-0 win to close out the 2012 regular season. Goalkeeper Manville Strand made six saves in the win to earn his sixth shutout of the year.

Women’s Soccer – CSM 3, Colorado Mesa 0 – Megan Woodworth scored two goals and an assist as Mines cruised past Colorado Mesa during Senior Day in Golden. Anna Evans added her team-leading, 14th goal of the year in the win.

November 2
Men’s Soccer – CSM 2, Metro St 0 – After a scoreless first half, Mines scored two goals 12 seconds apart courtesy of Tannor Randle and Tesho Akindele to earn their fifth straight shutout and advance to the Championship game of the RMAC Championship Tournament. Manville Strand made five saves to earn his seventh shutout of the year and 24th of his career.

Volleyball – #14 CSM 3, #13 Regis 0 – Senior Jackie Stabell led all players with 12 kills as the Orediggers defeated cross-town rival Regis University to move into first place in the RMAC. True freshman Danielle Johnson-Hazlewood led Mines with 14 digs while Holly Hutchison and Stabell each added four blocks apiece.

Women’s Soccer -#19 CSM 1, Metro St. 0 – Senior defender Aubrey Bagley scored the lone goal, her first of the season and fourth of her career, as Mines beat rival Metro State in the semifinal round of the RMAC Championship Tournament for their ninth straight victory.

November 3
Football – Adams St 36, CSM 25 – Senior Jerrod Doucet led the Orediggers with 128 receiving yards and a touchdown and Tyler Denson returned an interception for a touchdown as Mines fell to the Grizzlies during Senior Day and Parent’s Weekend. Senior punter Taylor Accardi had ten punts for 497 yards as he currently leads all of NCAA Division II in yards per punt with 52.

Men’s X-Country – 3rd, Regional Championships – After finishing second in the RMAC Championship two weeks ago, the Oredigger men placed third at the Regional Championships to earn their eighth straight berth in the National Championship, held in Joplin, Missouri. Sophomore Phil Schneider placed 8th overall (32:37), one one-hundredth of a second in front of teammate Derek Alcorn in 9th (32:38). Junior Frank Socha finished 17th (32:57) while Andrew Epperson came in 20th (32:58) and Adam Dodnar finished 21st (33:00).

Women’s X-Country – 4th, Regional Championships – The Lady Orediggers finished fourth at the Regional Championships in Denver to earn their first trip to the National Championships in five years. Sophomore Chloe Gustafson finished 16th (22:49), while Hannah Cooling came in 27th (23:24), Marie Patton 28th (23:25), and Hannah Schuster 29th (23:29). Kristen Farquhar finished in 32nd (23:33) to round out the top five.

Volleyball – #14 CSM 3, #23 Metro St. 2 – After falling in the first set 25-19, Mines won the next three out of four sets to defeat RMAC rival Metro State on the road, 3-2. Jackie Stabell led the Orediggers with 17 kills as Hannah Margheim added 19 digs and Holly Hutchison had three blocks.

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