FHSU womenís soccer drops two on roadtrip
The Fort Hays State University womenís soccer team dropped a pair of road games during a weekend roadtrip to bring their record to 1-3 through two weeks of play.
On Saturday, the Tigers fell 2-1 to Upper Iowa in Fayette, Iowa. UIís Madie Edwards scored goals in the 66th and 81st minute to put UI up 2-0.
FHSU senior forward Kylee Loeneker blasted a bouncing shot past into the back of the net in the 89th for a final of 2-1.
On Thursday in Minnesota, the Tigers fell to No. 20 Winona State 1-0 despite winning the shot advantage.
Menís soccer falls to Colorado Springs
The 14th-ranked Fort Hays State menís soccer team (2-1) suffered its first setback of the fall Friday in a 4-2 loss to University of Colorado-Colorado Springs.
The Tigers trailed 1-0 after the first 45 minutes and fell behind 3-0 in the 57th minute.
FHSU got on the board in the 63rd minute when Maurizio Costa tallied his fourth goal on the season. Mauricio Castorino beat the Mountain Lionsí goalie less than two minutes later a brought the Tigers within a goal.
With FHSU searching for an equalizer, UCCS put the game out of reach with a goal in the 72nd minute from Antonio Roble.
FHSU runners show well at Border Challenge
Fort Hays Stateís menís and womenís cross country teams placed fourth and second, respectively, at the Border Challenge in Johnson Friday.
The Tigersí five female runners finished in order from fourth to eighth place. Freshman Sophie Dalmasso led the group with a time of 14:33.4. Junior Micki Krzesinski finished roughly 10 second later in fifth place.
Chelsea Jackson (14:49.7), Amanda Morgan (14:55.5), and Shea Bonine (15:03.8) rounded out the team score with top eight finishes.
CSU-Pueblo had the top three runners and won the team title with 26 points to the Tigersí 30. On the menís side, the Tigersí Cory Keehn finished the 8K course in fourth place with a time of 15:18.6. Troy Wineinger (16:10.5), and Israel Barco (16:16.2) placed 14th and 15th, respectively.
Feysel Rahmeto (16:22.8) finished in 17th place, while Jacob Thomas (16:24.2) finished right behind.
Volleyball takes three in Oklahoma tourney
After a 1-3 opening weekend, the Fort Hays State volleyball team won three matches over the weekend to improve 4-4 on the season.
Kurt Kohlerís squad made its tournament debut with a sweep of Southeastern Oklahoma.
In Fridayís second match, the Tigers topped Southern Nazarene 3-1.
FHSU needed wins in the final two sets to secure a five-set win over East Central in its opening game Saturday. Cameron University brought the Tigersí back down to .500 with a five-set win in FHSUís second match Saturday.