Columbus State roundup: Lady Cougars soccer team travels to Lander; Men, women seek PBC cross country titles

October 25, 2013 

Lady Cougars face second-place Lander

Columbus State's women's soccer team faces Peach Belt Conference foe Lander Saturday at 3:30 p.m. at the Jeff May Complex in Greenwood, S.C.

The Lady Bearcats are currently in second place with 21 points. CSU has 18 points. With a win today, the Lady Cougars can climb into a tie for second place.

"Our players know that Lander is a very tough team and that Saturday's match is huge for this season," said head coach Jay Entlich. "We trained hard after the loss to North Georgia on Wednesday and I believe it will pay dividends on the field."

CSU will be looking to avoid its third straight loss today. The Lady Cougars have never lost three straight matches during the 10-year history of the program.

CSU men, women at PBC cross country championship

AMERICUS, Ga. -- Columbus State's men's and women's cross country teams will compete here Saturday in the Peach Belt Conference's 23rd men's and women's cross country championships.

The women's 6-kilometer race begins at 9:00 a.m. at the Americus-Sumter Country Parks & Recreation Sports Complex. The men's 8-kilometer race begins at 9:45 a.m.

The men and women have both won the conference championship six times in program history.

CSU's men are led by sophomore Jacob Dirkman. The Lady Cougars are led by senior Moneque English.

The CSU men won the 2012 conference championship by 42 points. The Lady Cougars finished second.

The Peach Belt will provide a live web stream of the finish line of the race. The stream will begin at approximately 9:00 am and can be seen on the PBC's Ustream channel at http://www.ustream.tv/peachbeltconference.

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