The Georgia Southwestern cross country team finished in second place on Saturday at the Darton Invitational in Dawson. The three-team event, although six schools had runners in the field, was held at Skiles Farm.
Kelsey Baker led the way for GSW, finishing fourth of 24 participants with a time of 22:33.37.
Casi McDonald was right on her heels, crossing the finish line fifth overall in 22:41.24.
GSW placed runners in the 12th-14th spots with Mollie McGowan (24:06.93), Katy York (24:43.52) and Leady Cuellar (25:01.08).
With 19 points, hosts Darton College finished ahead of the Lady ‘Canes (48) for the team title.
Bri Badie from Darton crossed the finish line first with a time of 20:40.74.
Southwestern travels to Oxford, Ala. on Saturday, Oct. 9 for the
Foothills Invitational hosted by Jacksonville State University
beginning at 11 a.m.
Sept. 25, 2010
4. Kelsey Baker, 22:33.37
5. Casi McDonald, 22:41.24
12. Mollie McGowan, 24:06.93
13. Katy York, 24:43.52
14. Leady Cuellar, 25:01.08
17. Becky Atkins, 25:57.78
1. Darton College (19 pts)
2. GSW (48)
3. South Georgia College (67)
*Other schools with runners in the field: Chipola College, Georgia Military College, Andrew College
A converted penalty kick was all No. 10 Armstrong Atlantic State University could muster against a stingy Georgia Southwestern defense for the first 63 minutes of Saturday’s women’s soccer match at Hurricane Field. AASU added a goal at the 63:19 mark and went on to a 2-0 victory.
GSW was whistled for taking down an Armstrong player inside the box in the ninth minute and Emily Cattanach gave the Pirates a 1-0 lead when she converted the penalty kick for her fourth goal of the season.
Morgan Mitchell provided the insurance goal for AASU (5-0-2, 2-0 PBC) when she headed a pass from Erin O’Rourke for her second score in 2010.
GSW goalkeeper Courtney Allison finished with eight saves.
Southwestern (2-6, 0-2) travels to Lander on Saturday for a 1 p.m. match.
Travis Bally scored the lone goal in the 70th minute to lift Francis Marion University to a 1-0 Peach Belt Conference win over Georgia Southwestern, Saturday afternoon in Florence, S.C.
It was the third 1-0 loss of the season for GSW.
The scoreless first half featured few serious scoring opportunities.
FMU’s game-winning sequence began with Cameron Mabee playing the ball wide to Chris Foltanski on the right side. Foltanski then crossed the ball to Bally who scored from 13 yards out.
Francis Marion (2-5-1, 1-1 PBC) outshot the Hurricanes 18-4, and did not allow GSW a single shot on goal. FMU also led 9-3 in corner kicks.
David Porley finished with six saves between the pipes for GSW.
Southwestern (1-6, 0-1) travels to Lander on Saturday for a 3:30 p.m. match.