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Owl Athletics: fall sports recap!

Miles Kovarik, staff writer

Luke Bernard is in the top twenty-five group of goals per game scored.
Brett Buffington and Steven Cavallo are both in the top twenty-five in terms of their goals against average (how few goals vs. minutes played) and saves per game percentage. Brett Buffington is also eighth in saves percentage overall.
Max Bressor named player of the week one week earlier on in the season because of his performance against Chowan, scoring two goals.

Women’s Soccer
Liz Wilcox top twenty-five points per game (includes assists and goals) She is also in the top twenty-five in goals per game.
Kelsey Chandler, Megan Crawford, and Eliana Winderman are in the top twenty-five for assists.
Rachel Schonberg is fourth in her goals against average, seventh in her saves per game average, and in the top twenty-five in save percentages.

Cross Country
The Cross Country nationals this year are October 31 at Southern Virginia University. The Cross Country team has run at a Citadel invitational and at an NC State meet. According to the Wilson Athletics website, Charles Biederman placed 47th for the men in the Citadel invitational and Chelsea Gay placed 17th for the women.
Charles Biederman placed 28th at the NC State meet for the men and Chelsea Gay placed 17th at the NC State meet for the women.
Some other runners include Hope Davis, Sarah Fagan, Kate O. Mara, Aubrey DeLone, Phelan O’Connor, Mike Jolly, and Tal Gold who all finished with great times at both the competitions.

Mountain Biking
Scott Anderson, a member of the bike team, explained the last competition was this past weekend at Clemson. “We have some great people going to Nationals this year,” Anderson said. Among those going to nationals is Nina Otter. Otter explained that she is having a short fall break at home in Vermont, and then heading down to Wilson to participate in nationals. According to Otter, nationals take place in Boone at Lees McCrea College. Nina explained one reason she was excited about nationals, “Cycling culture is known to contain some interesting people and nationals are where they all gather, I am excited to meet other cyclists.”
Check out the new Wilson athletics site if you have any questions or want to explore stats further. The site itself has a new face, and according to a poll on the site, 88% of people voted that about the new site “It Rocks!”

*All statistics represent are up to date as of October 12, 2008.
**Special thanks to the USCAA website for providing stats, as well as  the Warren Wilson Athletics webpage.

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