Women's soccer made history Tuesday with a 2-0 win over Truett-McConnell College. The win improves the Lady Hawks to 4-0 on the season and gives Shorter its best start in program history.
Last Saturday was a big day for Shorter Men's Lacrosse as they officially kicked off the 2014-15 year with an intra-squad scrimmage and kick-off banquet.
Jordan Shaw came to Shorter hoping to throw passes as a quarterback.
The Berry College women's golf team defeated Oglethorpe University in a dual match. The Vikings 329 score bettered the Stormy Petrels at the Stonebridge Golf Club on Sunday.
The first half wound up being one of the best ever seen in the program’s 10-year history.
Berry College lost at LaGrange College, 28-27, in double overtime Saturday. With a chance to tie the game, the Vikings ran a fake on the PAT which fell incomplete and LaGrange got away with the win.
Sparked by a defense that picked off a record five passes and an offense that went airborne for three first half touchdown passes, the Hawks improved to 2-0 on Saturday afternoon when they handed host Mars Hill a 27-20 non-conference defeat.
In the first meet of the season, Shorter men's cross country turned in a third place finish while the women finished sixth at Sharon Johnston Park in New Market, Ala.
Berry College closed play at the CNU Tournament with 3-0 wins over William Peace and Johns Hopkins.
The Shorter volleyball team topped Valdosta State, 3-1, in exciting fashion Saturday afternoon as they opened the home portion of their schedule. The win improves the Lady Hawks to 5-2 on the season and 3-0 in conference play and also extends Shorter's win streak to three games.
The struggles continued for the Hawks as they dropped both games in Boca Raton, Fla. over the weekend. First, falling to Lynn University 4-1 Friday evening, and then falling to Palm Beach Atlantic, 3-0, Saturday afternoon.
The Berry men's cross country team placed fourth with 70 points at the Centre College Invitational. The Vikings placed four runners in the top 15. Fifty-two runners raced the 8K course.
Maggie Midkiff scored the lone goal of the day as Berry College defeated Kenyon College, 1-0, at home on Saturday afternoon. Midkiff leads the team with five goals scored for the season.
The Berry women's cross country team placed second with 57 points behind Centre (16) at the Centre College Invitational on Saturday.
Berry College scored two goals in the first half and held off Roanoke, 2-1, at Ford Field on Saturday.
Sparked by a defense that picked off a record five passes - a record three by junior safety Jordan Shaw including a record-tying 100-yard interception returned for a touchdown - and an offense that went airborne for three first half touchdown passes, the Hawks won their second straight game of the season in as many outings Saturday afternoon when they handed the homestanding Mars Hill Lions a 27-13 non-conference defeat.
No one has to tell those who were a part of the game what happened last year.
The Berry College volleyball team played two ranked teams Friday at the Christopher Newport Tournament and suffered two defeats. BC lost to Mount Union (3-0), and the host team, CNU (3-1).
The Shorter Men's and Women's Cross Country teams begin the 2014 campaing in Huntsville, Ala. Saturday at the Early Jacoby Memorial Cross Country Meet hosted by the University of Alabama in Huntsville. The men's race, an 8k course will begin at 9:00am, while the women will have to wait until 9:45am to run the 5k course.
Norman Arey makes his college football picks in his column in Friday's print edition of the Rome News-Tribune.
Lady Hawks’ volleyball stayed perfect in conference play with a 3-1 win over North Alabama on Thursday evening on the road. The win improves Shorter to 4-2 on the season and 2-0 in the Gulf South.