The Lenoir-Rhyne Bears (1-0) opened the 2010 season Thursday on a high note. The Bears defeated Limestone College 3-0 at the Moretz Sports – Athletic Complex.
Three different players scored for L-R and the Bears held a 30-3 shot advantage in improving their all-time mark against Limestone to 9-0-1.
Lenoir-Rhyne junior defender Jessica Schob opened the scoring at the 10 minute 27 second mark of the first half. Schob punched in her own rebound, which was deflected back to her off a corner kick.
L-R scored on another corner kick in the 34th minute when senior defender Amber Holt kicked in a ball from sophomore midfielder Dana Hillman..
Bear sophomore midfielder Elizabeth Hawes, a 2009 First-Team All-American and
South Atlantic Conference Player Of The Year, rounded out the scoring in the 78th minute when she intercepted a pass down the left side and scored her first goal of the year.
Lenoir-Rhyne freshman Rebecca Ingram saved two shots in goal to pick up the shutout, and Limestone goalkeeper Kristen Alderin-Fleagle suffered the lost despite picking up 10 saves.
Lenoir-Rhyne hits the road to face UNC-Pembroke at 5 p.m. Sunday.
MAIDEN 9, BANDYS 0
Kaylyn Key(M) def Brandi Edmonson 6-0, 6-0; Cinderella Yamg(M) def Kathryn Martin 6-1, 6-1; Laura Melonakos(M) def Kelley Kruse 2-6, 6-1, (10-5); Michelle Lor(M) def Alexis Wagner 6-0, 6-0; Molly Black(M) def Christina Rodriguez 6-0, 6-0; Nhoell Inthavong(M) def Courtney Wimberly 6-1, 6-0
Key/Yang(M) def Edmonson/Martin 8-1; Lor/Inthavong(M) def Kruse/Wagner 8-3; Black/Taylor Johnson(M) def Wimberly/Halie Moore 8-0
SOUTH CALDWELL 5, FRED T. FOARD 4
Amanda Lail (FTF) d. Sarah Haas 6-2, 6-2; Ana Drummond (FTF) d. Diane Brookshire 6-1, 2-1, ret.; Rachel Haas (SC) d. Jackie Ogg 6-3, 6-3; Julia Long (FTF) d. Sierra Wright 6-2, 3-6, 10-4; Rebecca Bryan (SC) d. Brittanie Hunsucker 6-2, 6-0; Rachel Barefoot (SC) d. Haley Hurst 6-3, 7-5.
Haas-Brookshire (SC) d. Lail-Long 10-5; Ogg-Drummond (FTF) d. Haas-Bryan 10-2; Wright-Barefoot (SC) d. Hunsucker-Hurst 10-4
NEWTON-CONOVER 9, BUNKER HILL 0
Ellie Choppa (NC) d Crystal Thao 6- 6, 6-2; Alex Barone (NC) d May Thao 6-1, 6-1; Hanna Sigmon (NC) d Lacy Ballard 6-3, 6-3; Brittany Wuokko (NC) d Alex Lombardo 6-1, 6-0; Deanna Dessert (NC) d Le Xiong 6-1, 6-1; Jessica Abernathy (NC) d Nue Xiong 6-1, 6-1
Hanna Sigmon/Alex Barone (NC) d Crystal Thao/May Thao 8-3; Ellie Choppa/Jessica Abernathy (NC) d Lacy Ballard/Alex Lombardo 8-0; Brittany Wuokko/ Deanna Dessert(NC) d Le Xiong/Megan Hass 8-2