Thursday Sep 15 2011
Local Uriel Moreno helps Jessup in win over George Fox U
By: Jeff Bussell Courtesy/William Jessup University
The Warriors mens soccer team suffered their worst loss in school history at Sacramento State University, 11-0, Friday. On Saturday, the Warriors came back to defeat George Fox University 2-1 in an overtime thriller in Redding. Sophomore Uriel Moreno (Lincoln) scored at the 71:02 mark in the second half. The score remained 1-1 into overtime when junior Mitch Chilcott hit the game-winner on an assist from sophomore Matt Flanagan. The Warriors improved to 2-3 on the season. William Jessup has a two-week break before they open up California Pacific Conference action at Holy Names University in Oakland, Sept. 24. Womens Soccer The Warriors womens soccer split two home games last week. NCAA Division II CSU-Monterey Bay defeated the Lady Warriors 4-1, Sept. 7, but William Jessup bounced back to defeat Hope International University 1-0, Saturday. The Warriors all-time career, scoring leader Jacque Cassell scored the only goal of the game on an assist from Kim Randall. William Jessup will travel to Fresno Pacific University on Saturday; kickoff is scheduled for 5 p.m. Volleyball The Warriors volleyball team continued their difficult schedule with a pair of losses to NCAA Division II schools. The Lady Warriors fell at home to Chico State University 3-0, and Stanislaus State University 3-0, on the road last week. As the host of the Warrior Classic, the Lady Warriors dropped the first match to Menlo College 3-1. They picked up their first win of the season with a 3-0 sweep of UC Merced. In the final day of the Classic, the Warriors dropped a five-set thriller to Arizona Christian before falling to San Diego Christian College 3-0. William Jessup returns to the court, Thursday, as they travel to NCAA Division II member, Academy of Arts University, San Francisco. Cross Country The William Jessup University cross-country team opened up the season at the Sacramento State University Hornet Jamboree. The Warriors men’s team was led by Ben Burchett, who finished 69th with a time of 22:03. Right behind were Wayne Smith (72nd), Thomas McAtee (73rd), and David Cummings (75th). The Warriors women’s team was led by senior Kimberly Spencer, who finished 72nd with a time of 21:40. The key performance was junior Andrea DeVries (85th) coming in as the 5th runner and helping the Warriors to clinch 8th place as a team. “This race gave insight on the great things to come from these Warriors this season,” said head coach Parker Daniells. “They had a really heavy load in miles these past four weeks and performed above all of our expectations as coaches. We are very pleased at the success of our athletes.” Next race for the Warriors is in Oakland at the Mills College Invitational, Saturday.