Volleyball Falls In Sweep to State College of Florida
By Mark DeCotis, Athletic Communications // September 26, 2014
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VOLLEYBALL – Eastern Florida’s volleyball team dropped a three-set match at the State College of Florida Manatee-Sarasota on Thursday, falling 20-25, 20-25 and 17-25.
Sophomore Arianna Bethel led the Titans, who fell to 11-10 on the season, with 10 kills.
The Titans return to Florida College System Activities Association Southern Conference action on Tuesday hosting Indian River State College at 6 p.m. on the Melbourne Campus. Admission is free.
Eastern Florida is 2-1 in conference.
Weekend Brings Important Games for EFSC Women’s and Men’s Soccer
SOCCER – Eastern Florida’s women’s and men’s soccer teams will get a good sense of where they stand this weekend as they meet nationally ranked opponents on the road.
Eastern Florida’s women, 2-0, travel to LaPlata, Maryland to play College of Southern Maryland on Friday and Cape Fear (North Carolina) Community College on Saturday.
EFSC’s women are ranked 5th nationally by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) and sixth by the NJCAA. Cape Fear is ranked 13th and 16th respectively.
The College of Southern Maryland, a 2013 NJCAA Women’s Soccer Division I National Championship Tournament participant along with EFSC, is not ranked.
EFSC’s women defeated College of Southern Maryland 1-0 in the tournament’s first round but neither team advanced beyond that last year.
Cape Fear is 4-0-1 so far this season. The College of Southern Maryland is 2-4-1.
EFSC’s men, 5-2, travel to Albany, Georgia on Friday to play rival Darton State College and to Cuthbert, Georgia on Saturday for a rematch with Andrew College.
Darton’s men are ranked 10th by the NSCAA and eighth by the NJCAA. Eastern Florida is ranked 11th and ninth respectively.
EFSC blanked Andrew College 15-0 in Melbourne on Sept. 14.
EFSC’s men and Darton played three times last season. EFSC won 4-3 in Georgia, the teams tied 2-2 in double overtime in Melbourne and Eastern Florida won 2-0 in the NJCAA Region 17 semifinal in Georgia.
Freshman Cleef Desir leads EFSC’s men in scoring with six goals, all coming in 12 minutes against Andrew. Sophomore Farias Juarez has five goals and freshman Miles McRae has four. Sophomore defender Ivan Magalhaes has three as do freshmen Colton Johnson and Kyle Edmonds. Sophomores Jordan Muir and Romario Grant have two each.
Sophomore defender Keenan King has a team-high eight assists. Muir has six, freshman Sergio Segura has five, Grant four and sophomore Justin Gavin three. Six players have two each.
The Titans have outshot opponents 160 to 51 overall and 102 to 26 on shots on goal. The Titans have scored 35 goals and allowed five. Three players – sophomore Jorge Madera and freshmen Nate Himes and Carlos Quintana – have split goalkeeping duties.
Madera has allowed four goals in 295 minutes and Himes one in 181 minutes. Quintana has a clean sheet in 65 minutes.
Eastern Florida’s women have placed seven players in the scoring column. Freshman Briana Camargo leads with three goals while her twin sister Abbie, and classmates Helen Ramsey and Kayla Washabaugh have two apiece.
Abbie Camargo leads in assists with three.
Freshmen Asmara Holmes and Denise Rodriguez have split goalkeeping duties with Holmes conceding once in 145 minutes and Rodriguez having a clean sheet in 35 minutes.
The Titans have outshot their two opponents by 72-17 overall and 30-11 in shots on goal.
The Titans beat Region 8 foes Broward College 9-0 and Polk State College 3-1.