Bearcat Report vol. 34 || 11.6.18

The Lander volleyball team earned a 3-0 sweep over Georgia College on Friday night and rallied from a 2-1 deficit to defeat Augusta, 3-2, on Saturday afternoon to clinch the No. 2 seed in the upcoming Peach Belt Conference Tournament.

Madilyn Reed became the first Lander volleyball player in program history to earn three Peach Belt Conference weekly honors in a single season. The award is Lander's fifth PBC weekly honor of the season, setting a new program record.

After advancing to its fourth consecutive Peach Belt Conference Tournament title match, the seventh-ranked Lander men's soccer team received the No. 2 seed in the NCAA Southeast Regional when the bracket was announced on Monday night. Lander will host an NCAA Tournament match for the first time since 2013, as the Bearcats will face the winner of third-seeded Limestone and sixth-seeded Anderson at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday at Van Taylor Stadium.

Thibault Chretien and Jordan Skelton earned All-PBC first team honors.
Oliver Brock, Richard Bryan, Kyle Ferguson and Jacob Withers were selected for the All-PBC second team.

Coming off its best regular-season conference finish in program history, the Lander women's soccer team continued its historic season as the Bearcats were selected to their first ever NCAA Tournament on Monday night, earning the No. 3 seed in the Southeast Regional. The Bearcats will travel to Jefferson City, Tenn., to play sixth-seeded Lincoln Memorial at 11:00 a.m. on Friday in the quarterfinals.

Emily Jermstad, Victoria Lange, Chloe Le Franc and Brianna Taylor were selected to the All-PBC second team.

The Lander women's cross country team finished 10th at the Peach Belt Conference Championship on Saturday morning with a combined score of 321.

The Lander men's cross country team finished ahead of in-state rival Francis Marion to place seventh at the Peach Belt Conference Championship on Saturday, ending the morning with 223 combined points.

The Lander women's basketball team scored 41 first-half points and trailed 10th-ranked South Carolina by just 10 points at halftime before falling to the Gamecocks, 100-62, in an exhibtion game on Friday night in Colonial Life Arena.

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