Gophers volleyball wins two more

  • Article by: STAFF and NEWS REPORTS
  • Updated: September 21, 2013 - 10:52 PM

The No. 9-ranked Gophers women’s volleyball team won twice Saturday in the Dartmouth Duels in Hanover, N.H.

Minnesota’s first match was the toughest. The Gophers beat Connecticut 25-23, 25-19, 16-25, 25-21 Saturday in the Dartmouth Duels in Hanover, N.H.

Seniors Tori Dixon and Ashley Wittman each had double-doubles for Minnesota. Dixon had 17 kills and 12 digs, Wittman 16 kills and 10 digs. This was only the second U match this season that went more than three sets.

In the evening, with Dixon and Wittman resting, the Gophers beat host Dartmouth 25-20, 25-23, 25-20. Freshman Sarah Wilhite had 15 kills and 10 digs while junior Adrianna Nora had 14 kills as the U improved to 12-1.

Sorenson helps U.S.

Rod Perry and Jeff Sorenson, a teaching pro at Columbia Golf Club in Minneapolis, contributed birdies on their last four holes Saturday to win their four-ball match and help the Americans take a 10½-5½ lead over Great Britain and Ireland in the PGA Cup in Hexham, England.

Sorenson made seven birdies in their 3-and-2 four-ball win over Nick Brennan and Gareth Wright.

The PGA Cup, for club professionals, ends Sunday with 10 singles matches.

4 Gophers in net finals

Four Gophers will play in singles flight championship matches on Sunday in the 11-team Gopher Invitational.

Tereza Brichacova will be in the ‘M’ flight final, Aria Lambert and Jessika Mozia will play each other in the ‘U’ flight final and Maja Vujic will be in the Gold flight final.

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Cincinnati - WP: J. Cueto 4 FINAL
Pittsburgh - LP: E. Volquez 1
LA Angels - WP: T. Skaggs 7 FINAL
Washington - LP: T. Jordan 2
Kansas City - WP: J. Shields 8 FINAL
Cleveland - LP: D. Salazar 2
Baltimore - LP: E. Meek 3 FINAL
Toronto - WP: S. Delabar 9
Chicago WSox - LP: C. Leesman 6 FINAL
Detroit - WP: J. Verlander 8
St. Louis - WP: A. Wainwright 3 FINAL
NY Mets - LP: D. Gee 0
Miami - WP: J. Fernandez 1 FINAL
Atlanta - LP: A. Wood 0
Minnesota - LP: K. Gibson 3 FINAL
Tampa Bay - WP: D. Price 7
NY Yankees - WP: M. Tanaka 9 FINAL
Boston - LP: J. Lester 3
Arizona - LP: B. McCarthy 2 FINAL
Chicago Cubs - WP: J. Hammel 9
San Diego - WP: D. Roach 2 FINAL
Milwaukee - LP: A. Figaro 1
San Francisco - LP: M. Bumgarner 1 FINAL
Colorado - WP: F. Morales 2
Texas - WP: A. Ogando 5 FINAL
Oakland - LP: L. Gregerson 4
Houston - WP: C. McHugh 5 FINAL
Seattle - LP: E. Ramirez 2
Philadelphia - WP: A. Bastardo 3 FINAL
Los Angeles - LP: J. Howell 2
Atlanta 85 FINAL
Indiana 101
Brooklyn 95 FINAL
Toronto 100
Washington 101 FINAL
Chicago 99
Tampa Bay 3 FINAL
Montreal 4
Boston 3 FINAL
Detroit 0
NY Rangers 4 FINAL
Philadelphia 1
San Jose 4 FINAL(OT)
Los Angeles 3
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