Here is What is Going On in Kennesaw State Sports This Week

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS (all times Eastern, home events in bold)

 

Monday, October 30

No events scheduled

 

Tuesday, October 31

No events scheduled

 

Wednesday, November 1

No events scheduled

 

Thursday, November 2

No events scheduled

 

Friday, November 3

Volleyball HOME vs. North Florida, Facebook Live, 7 p.m.

Soccer at Lipscomb, ESPN3, 8 p.m. (ASUN Semifinals)

Women’s Tennis at Furman Duals, all day

 

Saturday, November 4

Football at Montana State, Peachtree TV and ESPN Radio 1230/106.3, 2 p.m. ET (12 p.m. MT)

Volleyball HOME vs. Jacksonville, ESPN3, 7 p.m.

Women’s Tennis at Furman Duals, all day

 

Sunday, November 5

Women’s Basketball HOME vs. Thomas, 2 p.m., exhibition

Men’s Basketball HOME vs. West Georgia, 4:30 p.m., exhibition

 

 

SPORT UPDATES/PREVIEWS

 

FOOTBALL (7-1, 3-0 Big South) | Top 25 Rank: #25 | Website | Stats | @KennesawStFB

Kennesaw State cracked the Top 25 this week for the second time in program history, checking it at No. 25 this week. The Owls extended their school-record winning streak to seven games as the team improved to 7-1 and a program-best 3-0 start in Big South action with Saturday’s 28-0 win at Presbyterian. Junior QB Chandler Burks, this week’s Big South Offensive Player of the Week, accounted for four touchdowns (three rush, one pass) in the win. KSU now heads west to take on Montana State Saturday at 2 p.m. ET (12 p.m. MT). The game can be seen on Peachtree TV or heard on ESPN Radio 1230 and 106.3.

·         Football Communications Contact: Jake Dorow

 

VOLLEYBALL (15-4, 9-1 ASUN) | Website | Stats | @KSUOwlsVB

The Owls had a big weekend on the road getting two sweeps at NJIT and USC Upstate to push their winning streak to six. With four matches left in the regular season, Kennesaw State is tied at the top of the ASUN with Jacksonville. This weekend, the Owls will be hosting North Florida and Jacksonville in the KSU Convocation Center on Friday and Saturday in the final two home matches of the season for KSU.

·         Volleyball Communications Contact: Joseph Feldman

 

SOCCER (8-6-4) | Website | Stats | @KSUOwlsSoccer

The Owls moved on to the ASUN Semifinals for the second consecutive season after advancing 4-3 on penalty kicks Sunday versus North Florida at Fifth Third Bank Stadium. After the two teams tied 0-0 through 110 minutes of action, Isabella Contreras, Sydney Crowley, Abby Roth and Carly Pressgrove all made penalty kicks, and redshirt freshman Tiffany Sornpao came up big in goal to help KSU advance. The Owls will travel to Nashville to take on Lipscomb Friday at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN3.

·         Soccer Communications Contact: Al Barba

 

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Website | @KSUOwlsMBB

The men’s basketball team is getting closer and closer to its season and will have an exhibition game this Sunday, November 5 at 4:30 p.m. in the KSU Convocation Center against West Georgia. The Owls first game of the regular season is November 10 at Butler.

·         Men’s Basketball Communications Contact: Joseph Feldman

 

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL | Website | @KSUOwlsWBB

The Owls make their 2017-18 season debut on Sunday (Nov. 5) when they host Thomas University in exhibition at the KSU Convocation Center beginning at 2 p.m. KSU begins its second year under head coach Agnus Berenato and is coming off a 10-win season a year ago that included a first-round victory in the ASUN Conference Championship. The roster highlighted by reigning ASUN Freshman of the Year Carlotta Gianolla and senior Clara Young. Season tickets are currently on sale for $39.

·         Women’s Basketball Communications Contact: Al Barba

 

MEN’S GOLF | National Rank #58 | Website | Stats | @KSUOwlsMGolf

The No. 58th-ranked Owls ended their fall season on a high note after posting a strong second-place finish at the Steelwood Collegiate Invitational that concluded Sunday in Loxley, Ala. KSU posted a 54-hole total of 3-over par 867 to finish one shot behind No. 1-ranked Alabama (866, +2). Junior Pablo Rodriguez-Tabernero Torres led a group of three juniors who finished in the top 10. The Owls are off until Feb. 12 when they open their spring schedule at the Mobile Sports Authority Intercollegiate in Mobile, Ala.

·         Men’s Golf Communications Contact: Al Barba

 

WOMEN’S GOLF | National Rank #52 | Website | @KSUOwlsWGolf

The Owls played in a pair of tournaments last week, grabbing a second-place finish at the Palmetto Intercollegiate and then tying Louisville for the team title at the Ladies Fall Intercollegiate Invitational in a very strong field. The Owls had four players finish in the top 22 overall in the event at the Atlanta Athletic Club. The Owls ended the fall with four top-four finishes in four events. The team is off until the Amelia Island Collegiate at Amelia National Golf and Country Club, hosted by Jacksonville University on Feb. 19-20 in Fernandina Beach, Fla.

·         Women’s Golf Communications Contact: Hunter McKay

 

MEN’S CROSS COUNTRY | Website | Men’s Stats | @KSUTrackFieldXC

Team competed at the ASUN Championships on Saturday. Logan Poteet led KSU with a fifth-place performance in 24:34.9, while freshmen Chase Kennedy and Benjamin Patterson contributed top-20 times to land on the ASUN All-Freshmen Team. Poteet’s time of 24:34.9 broke KSU’s championship record previously held by Nabil Hamid (24:41.66; 2010). The Owls return to action Friday, November 10 at the NCAA South Regionals at Harry Pritchett Running Park in Tuscaloosa, Ala.

·         Cross Country Communications Contact: Hunter McKay

 

WOMEN’S CROSS COUNTRY | Website | Women’s Stats | @KSUTrackFieldXC

The team competed at the ASUN Championships on Saturday. Junior Caitlyn Farrell led the Owls with a 14th place finish in 18:37.0 as KSU grabbed a fourth- place finish in the event. The Owls return to action Friday, November 10 at the NCAA South Regionals at Harry Pritchett Running Park in Tuscaloosa, Ala.

·         Cross Country Communications Contact: Hunter McKay

 

MEN’S TENNIS | Website | @KSUMensTennis

Junior Fermin Calvo Barcelo claimed the singles title at the Georgia Southern Championship this past weekend in Statesboro. Calvo Barcelo won four straight singles matches, dropping just two sets along the way, to claim his first title of the fall season. KSU had a strong weekend overall as freshman Bryan Triana won the singles consolation bracket while each of the Owls’ four doubles team won their first-round matches. The team is off until the spring schedule starts in late January.

·         Tennis Communications Contact: Mike DeGeorge

 

WOMEN’S TENNIS | Website | @KSUWomensTennis

The team wraps up its fall schedule at the Furman Duals Nov. 3-4 in Greenville, S.C.

·         Tennis Communications Contact: Mike DeGeorge

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