09/12/11 — MOC weekend wrap

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MOC weekend wrap

By MOC Sports Information
Published in Sports on September 12, 2011 1:48 PM

MOUNT OLIVE -- Mount Olive jumped out to leads of five or more points in each of the first two sets, but tournament champion Lander (S.C.) University rallied for a 25-16, 25-20, 25-18 win over the Trojans in the final match of the MOC Women's Volleyball Invitational Saturday afternoon at Kornegay Arena.

Setter Destiny Ma'ave-Kuewa represented Trojans on the all-tournament team. Lander setter Jessica Register earned MVP honors.

Erika Conner finished with eight kills for Mount Olive, while Ma'ave-Kuewa added 23 assists. Mallory Wasik paced Lander with 11 kills, while Register finished with 32 assists and Kubal had 14 digs.

The Trojans dropped a contest against Conference Carolinas newcomer North Greenville (S.C.). Carly White led Mount Olive with nine kills and two blocks, while Conner added eight kills and eight digs. Ma'ave-Kuewa recorded 21 assists. As a team, the Trojans finished with 26 kills and 27 errors in 84 attempts.

Mount Olive (3-4 overall) opens conference play at home Tuesday against in-state foe St. Andrews, which reinstated its volleyball program after a one-year absence. First serve is 7 p.m. at Kornegay Arena.

Stanley notches goal

MOUNT OLIVE -- Lindsey Stanley supplied the game-winning goal in the 78th minute, and Mount Olive turned back Lincoln Memorial (Tenn.), 1-0, during their women's soccer match at Amon Field.

Stanley ran onto a pass from Carlee Bock just inside the penalty box and manuevered around a Railspitter defender. Stanley spun to the inside, got a one-on-one opportunity against LMU keeper Kayla Hanson, and tucked it away into the left corner of the net.

MOC goalie Lyndsey McIntyre earned the shutout between the pipes.

The Trojans (1-1-1 overall) open Conference Carolinas play at home Saturday against King (Tenn.) College. Kickoff is 4 p.m.

Another shutout loss

MOUNT OLIVE -- Mount Olive College goalkeeper Rob Gray turned away one tough shot after another, but Lenoir-Rhyne had enough firepower in a 3-0, men's soccer triumph at Amon Field.

Gray finished with 10 saves.

The Trojans (0-4-0 overall) suffered their third consecutive shutout loss of the season. They travel to Francis Marion (S.C.) University on Tuesday, and launch their Conference Carolinas season at home Saturday against King (Tenn.) College.