Hanover volleyball wins 3rd straight
Monday, October 22, 2012 11:00 AM
Hanover College's volleyball team capped a trio of weekend victories with a sweep of two non-conference opponents Saturday in Louisville.
Nicole Hoene, a freshman from Seymour, sparked Hanover with 13 kills and Kylie Justus, a junior from Crawfordsville, collected 22 digs to lead the Panthers to a 25-12, 25-22, 23-25, 23-25, 15-11, victory over Webster (Mo.) in the opener.
The five-set match was Hanover's ninth this season. Hanover had beaten Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference rival Anderson University 3-2 on Friday in Hanover.
Rachel Regenauer, a freshman from Louisville, totaled 13 kills and Justus had 18 digs to lead Hanover to a 25-21, 25-23, 25-21, victory over host Spalding University in Saturday's second match.
The Panthers had seven service aces in the victory against Spalding, which was the squad's third win in a row and fourth in its last five outings.
Hanover, now 16-13, travels to Franklin on Thursday.
Men's soccer falls 1-0 to Rose-Hulman at home
Hanover men's soccer held Rose-Hulman scoreless for more than 82 minutes until Engineers secured a victory with a late goal, 1-0 on Saturday at the L.S. Ayres Athletic Complex in Hanover.
A Mike Schiff free kick through traffic in the 83rd minute dropped Hanover's record to 6-7-3 overall and 2-4-1 in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference.
While Hanover struggled to find scoring opportunities early, the squad created several opportunities to score late in the second half. The Panthers enjoyed an 8-2 shot margin in the second period and out-shot the Engineers 9-7 in the match.
Matt Flora, a sophomore from Scipio; John Wittich, a junior from West Chester, Ohio; and Joaquin Acuna, a freshman from Santiago, Chile, led Hanover's attack with two shots each.
Goalkeeper Trevor Korfhagen, a sophomore from Cincinnati, directed the defensive battle, collecting two saves in the loss.
Hanover travels to Franklin on Thursday.
Women's soccer settles for 0-0 tie with Engineers
Despite out-shooting visiting Rose-Hulman 11-6, Hanover's women's soccer team was unable to find the net in two overtime periods and forced to settle with a scoreless conference tie Saturday at home.
Eight Hanover seniors were honored before the game, as the Panthers' record moved to 11-4-1 overall and 4-2-1 in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference with the deadlock.
Autry Graham, a freshman from Versailles, Ky., led Hanover with three shots, while classmate Anne-Spicer Adams of Midway, Ky. and senior Kelly McRoberts of Louisville, Ky., had two shots each.
The Panthers' defense held the Engineers to six shots and goalkeeper Bethann Hancock, a senior from Lexington, Ky., posted three saves.
Hanover travels to Franklin on Wednesday.