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Carolina Hurricanes vs. Washington Capitals Postgame Notes 11/4

Carolina Hurricanes vs. Washington Capitals Postgame Notes 11/4

CAROLINA HURRICANES 1, WASHINGTON CAPITALS 5 Post Game Notes – Nov. 4, 2011 CAROLINA GOAL Anthony Stewart gave Carolina a 1-0 lead with his third goal of the season at 3:26 of the first period. Jay Harrison and Jeff Skinner assisted on the goal. Harrison has assists in two straight games (0g, 2a), including Friday. Skinner has points in two straight games (2g, 1a), including Friday.   WASHINGTON GOALS Jeff Halpern got the Caps on the board with his first goal of the season at 1:28 of the second period. Mike Knuble and Karl Alzner had the assists. Knuble has points in two of his last three games (1g, 1a), including Friday. Troy Brouwer scored his third goal of the […]

Posted in: Events, Hockey, Raleigh NC
Carolina Hurricanes vs. Dallas Stars Preview

Carolina Hurricanes vs. Dallas Stars Preview

CAROLINA HURRICANES vs. DALLAS STARS Sunday, Nov. 6, 1:30 p.m. RBC Center * Raleigh, NC Hurricanes: 5-5-3 (13 pts.) Stars: 9-3-0 (18 pts.) * All statistics through NHL games of Nov. 4   TV: No Carolina telecast (FOX Sports Southwest telecast avail via NHL Center Ice, including in the Carolina viewing territory) RADIO: Hurricanes Radio Network: WCMC 99.9 FM The Fan (Raleigh – flagship); WWNB 1490AM/105.7FM (New Bern, NC); WAVQ 1400 (Jacksonville, NC); WMFD 630AM (Wilmington, NC) INTERNET: www.CarolinaHurricanes.com   AUDIO CLIP OF THE DAY Please find below a link to an .mp3 file of Hurricanes head coach Paul Maurice as he spoke to the media on Saturday at Raleigh Center Ice. Maurice: http://carhur.com/c3z   TOMORROW’S GAME The Carolina Hurricanes […]

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Tar Heels Win Home Openers Against Terps

Tar Heels Win Home Openers Against Terps

UNC remains unbeaten in ACC dual meets at 3-0. CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — North Carolina’s men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams turned in dominating performances on Alumni Weekend, downing the Maryland Terrapins at Koury Natatorium Saturday to remain undefeated in ACC dual meet action this season.   In the home opener for both teams, the UNC men defeated Maryland 180-119 while the Tar Heel women triumphed by a 178-121 count. Carolina is now 3-1 overall on both sides of the ledger and 3-0 in ACC dual meets. The Maryland women fell for the first time this season after recording a pair of wins while the Terrapins’ men’s squad fell to 0-3.   “It was a good performance for both […]

Seahawks Welcome Falcons To Nest

Seahawks Welcome Falcons To Nest

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – There are a few more questions than answers at this stage of the game and second-year head coach Buzz Peterson hopes Sunday’s second and final exhibition game of the preseason provides a clearer picture of what the future holds for the Seahawks in the upcoming 2011-12 campaign. With the season opener at Maryland just one week away, Peterson hopes to use Sunday’s 4:30 p.m. clash with Saint Augustine’s to evaluate his charges and make some decisions heading into the matchup with the Terrapins in College Park. Sunday’s contest is the second part of an afternoon exhibition double-header for the Seahawks. Coach Cynthia Cooper-Dyke’s women’s basketball team battles UNC Pembroke at 2 p.m. in the first game, […]

College of Charleston Women’s Soccer Advances to Championship

College of Charleston Women’s Soccer Advances to Championship

Cougars take down Georgia Southern 4-2 GREENSBORO, N.C. – The College of Charleston women’s soccer team impressed as it took down Georgia Southern by a 4-2 count to advance to the Southern Conference Women’s Soccer Championship at UNCG Soccer Stadium on Friday evening. The third-seeded Cougars will see number-one seed Samford on Sunday, Nov. 6 at 1 p.m. The championship match will be broadcast on ESPN3 with Darren Goldwater and Charlie Slagle on the call. The Cougars took a 3-0 first-half lead and held off the Eagles’ comeback effort in the second to claim their program-record 13th win of the season. The Cougars outshot Georgia Southern, 17-7 and put 12 shots on the goal frame. CofC got goals out of […]

Abshire and Cummings Named Academic All-District

Abshire and Cummings Named Academic All-District

GREENVILLE, N.C. Nov. 4, 2011 – East Carolina seniors Jessica Abshire (First-Team) and Kimmy Cummings (Second-Team) have both been named to the Capital One Academic All-District 3 teams according to an announcement by the organization Friday. With her first-team designation, Abshire will appear on the national ballot for Academic All-America honors that will be released in early December. Complete All-District List Abshire, who was named to the Conference USA All-Academic First-Team on Thursday, holds a perfect 4.0 cumulative grade-point average as an elementary education major. In the classroom, she is a three-time C-USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll, three-time C-USA Academic Medal Winner, six-time ECU Director of Athletics Honor recipient, three-time C-USA All-Academic member and last year was a National Soccer Coaches […]

Posted in: Events, Greenville NC, Soccer
ECU Falls To Memphis In C-USA Semifinals, 3-0

ECU Falls To Memphis In C-USA Semifinals, 3-0

MEMPHIS, Tenn. Nov. 5, 2011 – Lizzy Hildebrant, Lizzy Simonin and Rasheeda Ansari each scored goals to help top seed Memphis (20-0-1) advance to its fifth-consecutive Conference USA Tournament Championship game with a 3-0 win over East Carolina (11-8-1) Friday night at the Mike Rose Soccer Complex. Box Score: Box Score l Post-Game Quotes l Video Comments “Credit to East Carolina; they played really well,” Memphis head coach Brooks Monaghan said. “I think the game was closer than the score (indicated). They are a very good team, and they played us hard.” Hildebrandt provided the early spark as she scored her first goal of the season to give Memphis an early 1-0 lead in the 8th minute. Melissa Smith played […]

Posted in: Events, Greenville NC, Soccer
No. 5 ECU To Meet No. 1 Memphis In C-USA Semifinals

No. 5 ECU To Meet No. 1 Memphis In C-USA Semifinals

MEMPHIS, Tenn. Nov. 4, 2011- For the second time in four years, the East Carolina (11-7-1) soccer team will face off against Memphis (19-0-1) in the 2011 Conference USA Soccer Championships when the two teams meet Friday night at 8:30 p.m. (EST) inside the Mike Rose Soccer Complex. Championship Central l C-USA Bracket l Live Stats l Live Video (All-Access) The fifth-seed Pirates, who are coming off a 2-1 win over fourth-seed UCF, will look for its first ever win over the top-seeded Tigers and a spot in the championship match against the winner of the Rice/UTEP match which starts at 6 p.m. (EST). ECU enters the semifinals having won five of its last six matches. A trio of upper […]

Posted in: Events, Greenville NC, Soccer
Pirates Head To Rice For Volleyball Twinbill

Pirates Head To Rice For Volleyball Twinbill

HOUSTON, Texas Nov. 3, 2011- East Carolina embarks on its last road trip of the season, traveling to Houston for a pair of matches with Rice. The Pirates and Owls will face off Saturday, Nov. 5 at 7:30 p.m. before ending the set the next day at 3 p.m. Matches 23-24: at Rice Dates Saturday, Nov. 5 | Sunday, Nov. 6 Times 7:30 p.m. | 3:00 p.m. Location Houston, Texas (Tudor Fieldhouse) Match Notes East Carolina Match Notes Statistics East Carolina Statistics | Rice Season Statistics Internet Coverage Saturday Gametracker | Sunday Gametracker | Saturday Live Video | Sunday Live Video Pirate Volleyball Central Gameday Central | Roster | Conference USA Volleyball | NCAA Volleyball “Like” ECU Volleyball on Facebook […]

Baker And Wolterbeek Win Singles Championships At The Citadel

Baker And Wolterbeek Win Singles Championships At The Citadel

CHARLESTON, S.C. — East Carolina freshmen Chase Baker and Patriek Wolterbeek each claimed individual flight championships over the weekend at The Citadel Fall Shootout. Wolterbeek posted a 2-1 record to win Flight 7, while Baker won his lone match of the weekend to capture Flight 8. Wolterbeek defeated The Citadel’s John Armstrong in straight sets (6-0, 6-0) before repeating the feat against Marko Jereminov of South Carolina State (6-3, 6-2). Wolterbeek dropped his final match of the tournament in three sets (6-2, 5-7, 8-10) to Georgia Southern’s Andrew Dromsky. Baker also blanked his Citadel opponent, defeating Justin Wycoff (6-0, 6-0). Baker also team with sophomore Mario Martinez to win Doubles Flight 4 with a 2-0 record. The duo first knocked […]