Volleyball, Soccer, Cross Country and Football with W’s!
This week, FSU athletics was on fire, with a clean sheet from all competing sports. Volleyball and Football were at home this weekend, whilst soccer and cross country had wins on the road.
Football gets First Win
The Noles were in the Doak again on Saturday afternoon against Syracuse, looking for their first win of the season. They managed to get in front on the scoreboard from the beginning, but Syracuse managed to come back to even the score in the 4th quarter. It came down to the final few seconds, but the offense pushed forwards, getting the Noles in range for a field kick. Ryan Fitzgerald came on for the final kick of the game and sent it straight through the goal, giving FSU their first win of the season, final score 33-30.
Volleyball with a Clean Sweep
On Friday, volleyball stepped out on the court in Tully for another conference game, this time taking on NC State. The Noles brought out a solid performance to stun the Wolfpack in 4 sets, with lots of kills from Morgan Chacon, and Khori Louis. The final score was 25-16, 24-26, 25-12, 25-21. The Noles were back out on the court again on Sunday against UNC, with a comfortable win in straight sets to finish the weekend off. The final score was 25-17, 25-17, 25-20.
Soccer Gained Krikorian’s 300th Win
On Friday night, soccer took the field at Clemson to continue their ACC play. The Noles were the better side again, and extended their winning streak to 11, continuing to be undefeated so far this season. The final score was 4-1. This on the road win marked 300 game wins for head coach Mark Krikorian, since he started at FSU.
Wildschutt Wins 3rd Straight Race
On Friday, the cross country team was away in Notre Dame for the Joe Piane Invitational. Adriaan Wildshutt won his 3rd consecutive race, making history for FSU. He finished the 5 mile run with a time of 23:06.7. The Noles finished in 4th place as a team. They were back out again on Saturday for the Asics Invitational in Georgia, this time with Zach Cloud winning the 8k with a time of 25:09.22. In the women’s 5k, Rebecca Bergnes finished in 3rd place, with a time of 17:44.30.