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USF nets road victory at W.Va.

By TIMES WIRES
Published October 8, 2006


The USF volleyball team posted its first road victory of the season Saturday, beating West Virginia 3-1 (30-23, 30-22, 29-31, 30-21) in Morgantown.

Junior Kristina Fabris had a team-high 20 kills for the Bulls (7-9, 3-1 Big East).

SAINt Leo: The host Lions (16-5, 5-3 SSC) beat Puerto Rico Mayaguez 3-0 (30-17, 32-30, 30-22) and Kutztown 3-2 (30-18, 29-31, 25-30, 30-26, 15-13).

FSU: The host Seminoles (12-4, 6-1 ACC) improved to 4-0 in the league at home this season, beating North Carolina State 3-0 (30-5, 30-20, 30-21).

Eckerd: The Tritons (14-9) swept two matches in Greenwood, S.C., beating Lincoln Memorial 3-0 (30-25, 30-26, 30-26), then Lander 3-1 (30-26, 30-27, 30-32, 30-15).

Women's soccer

Saint Leo: Hannah Beard scored a goal and assisted on another as the Lions (9-2-1, 4-2 SSC) shut out Lynn University 2-0 in Boca Raton.

Goalkeeper Lauren Hudson made three saves in posting her seventh shutout.

Tampa: The host Spartans (11-1) posted their third consecutive shutout, a 4-0 victory over Palm Beach Atlantic.

Men's soccer

USF: The Bulls (6-4-3, 3-2-3 Big East) tied 0-0 after two overtimes against host Cincinnati, snapping a six-game winning streak for the Bearcats.

Tampa: The host Spartans (5-7, 1-5 SSC) lost 2-1 to Nova Southeastern.

Cross country

FSU Invitational: The Seminoles won both the men's and women's races in Tallahassee. In the women's race, FSU Jessica Crate finished first overall in 17 minutes, 46.72 seconds. The FSU men were led by Jason Lakritz, who finished fifth (26:01.29).

Tampa's women finished second and the men were fourth.

Men's tennis

Florida: Nestor Briceno lost 6-3, 7-6 (7-2) to San Diego State's Christian Groh at the Polo Ralph Lauren All-American event in Tulsa, Okla.

Women's golf

USF: Jessica Buchta shot 74 (eighth individually) to lead the Bulls into sixth going into the final round at the Paladin Invitational in Greenville, S.C.