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No. 2 Concordia-St. Paul tops No. 1 UMD in volleyball

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  • September 28, 2013 - 12:02 AM

Concordia (St. Paul) upset visiting Minnesota Duluth 23-25, 25-16, 22-25, 15-8 in a matchup of the nation’s two top-ranked Division II volleyball teams.

Four players for the No. 2 Golden Bears (12-1, 4-0 NSIC) were in double figures in kills, led by Erienne Lauersdorf with 17 and Heather Schiller with 16. Kate Lange had 21 kills and 15 digs for the Bulldogs (12-1, 3-1). The match drew an announced crowd of 1,624 to Gangelhoff Center.

U women’s hockey team rolls

The Gophers women’s hockey team crushed British Columbia 7-0 on Friday in its second exhibition game at Ridder Arena.

Kate Schipper and Rachael Bona each scored twice for the two-time defending NCAA champions. One of Bona’s goals was shorthanded. She had nine of the Gophers’ 59 shots on goal — or the same number as British Columbia had, including a five-minute overtime period that was added.

Amanda Leveille had eight saves in the Gophers’ net the first two periods, Shyler Sletta one in the third.

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• Courtney Clem made 12 saves and Allyson Krause scored the first goal and had an assist as Michigan State beat the Gophers 3-0 on Friday in Big Ten women’s soccer at East Lansing, Mich. Tarah Hobbs had nine saves for the Gophers (7-3, 0-2 conference). The Spartans (7-1-2, 1-1) took a 2-0 lead in the first half.

• Minnesota was in sixth place in the 16-team Tucker Intercollegiate men’s golf tournament in Albuquerque, N.M., after two rounds with one to play Saturday with a 20-over 596. Jose Mendez was the top Gopher, tied for 17th with a 5-over 148.

• Four former Gophers were inducted into the Minnesota Aquatics Hall of Fame during Friday’s alumni meet. They are Jeff Heckler (Class of 1997), Laurie Nelson Davis (’94), Tanya Schuh Modelli (’97) and Bernie Zeruhn (’96).

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