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November 4, 2013

Sports Roundup - 11/04/2013

Little Homecoming gates to open at 4

CUMBERLAND — Gates for today’s Little Homecoming games at Greenway Avenue Stadium will open at 4 p.m.

There are three gates — the main gate, by the pine trees and up by the tennis courts.

Allegany visits Fort Hill in the freshman game at 5 p.m. and it will be followed by the same two teams in the junior varsity game at 7 p.m.


FSU volleyball sixth seed in CAC Tournament

FROSTBURG — Frostburg State learned Saturday afternoon that it grabbed the sixth and final seed in the upcoming 2013 Capital Athletic Conference Volleyball Tournament.

The Bobcats (7-26) will travel to third-seeded Mary Washington (16-11) on Tuesday evening for the tournament’s first round at 7 p.m. The Eagles captured a 3-0 win over the Bobcats during the regular-season meeting on Oct. 9.

In the other first-round contest, fifth-seeded St. Mary’s (18-9) will travel to fourth-seeded Marymount (18-13) on Tuesday. The Saints earned a 3-2 win over the Seahawks on Oct. 30 in Arlington.

Top-seeded Christopher Newport (22-12) and second-seeded Salisbury (28-4) earned first round byes and will host the winners of the first-round matchups on Thursday in the semifinals. Christopher Newport will host the St. Mary’s/Marymount winner while the Sea Gulls will host the Frostburg/Mary Washington winner.

The tournament championship is set for Saturday at the highest remaining seed, while the winner will receive the league’s automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.


FSU women finish 8th at CAC meet

SALISBURY — Frostburg State women’s cross country team took home an eighth-place finish at the Capital Athletic Conference Championships held at Salisbury on Saturday.

Freshman Casey Columbus finished in 31st place overall with a time of 24:24.20. Columbus was the first FSU runner to finish the 6k race. Junior Bryn Allston finished 32nd at 24:25.10, improving upon her 61st place finish last season.

The third Bobcat to finish was freshman Lexi Foreman at 69th overall with a time of 27:19.10. The final two FSU runners were freshmen Margaret McConnell and Valarie Proctor. McConnell finished 81st with a time of 29:53.30, while Proctor crossed five seconds later at 29:58.30 for 82nd.

FSU finished with 212 points. Christopher Newport won the championship after taking first place with 31 points. The top three were York (Pa.) in second with 41 points and Mary Washington with 74 points.

The Bobcats will return to action on Nov. 16 for the NCAA Mideast Regional at Lehigh University.

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