Written by Katie Morford Tuesday, 30 October 2012 15:00The scales tipped in favor of the Tabor men’s soccer team last week as the Bluejays picked up two more conference wins. The women’s team, meanwhile, lost twice.
The men, who now stand at 11-6 overall and 6-2 in the conference, share the No. 2 spot in the KCAC with Ottawa. Meanwhile, the women fell to fifth place with a 4-4 slate in the conference and a 9-8 overall record.
Tabor was scheduled to play at the University of Saint Mary Tuesday to conclude the regular season.
Men—Tabor started the week with a resounding 5-0 shutout of Bethel College Wednesday in North Newton.
The Bluejays earned two goals in the first half courtesy of midfielder Aram Najar, who scored in the 22nd minute, and midfielder Marian Saar, who scored in the...
Written by Katie Morford Tuesday, 30 October 2012 14:58The home-court advantage proved just enough to give the Tabor volleyball team the edge Monday night as they defeated Sterling College in five hard-fought games (27-25, 27-25, 25-23, 25-23, 15-8) on senior night.
Since they barely outscored Sterling, 219-213, Tabor tops the Warriors in the KCAC rankings. If they win their next two conference matches, Tabor has a home-court advantage for the first round of the conference tournament.
Tabor’s setter Hollister Wolf received KCAC Setter of the Week and her first Player of the Week honors for her performances against Bethany and Bethel.
Amy Jo Maphet received Libero of the Week honors for the third time this season, recording 38 digs this week.
Sterling—Tabor brought its A-game...
Written by Katie Morford Tuesday, 30 October 2012 14:55Tabor College dominated every aspect of the game Saturday, taking a 75-6 win from Bethel College in a home conference matchup that set eight school records.
“We could have been a little bit cleaner in the first half,” coach Mike Gardner said, “but it worked out great and it was just an excellent game that we played all the way around.”
With the win, Tabor, now ranked 22nd in the NAIA, improved to 5-1 in the KCAC and 6-2 overall. The Bluejays remain a half game behind KCAC co-leaders Ottawa and Kansas Wesleyan at 6-1.
The Bluejays hit the ground running with two touchdowns and a field goal for a quick 17-0 lead by the end of the first quarter.
They added a field goal to start the second period, before Bethel scored its...
Written by Katie Morford Tuesday, 23 October 2012 14:39Overtime victories seemed to be the name of the game for the Tabor men’s and women’s soccer teams this week, as both teams pulled out wins in extra minutes again Bethany College on the road Saturday.
Nabbing a second-place spot in the conference this week, the women’s team claimed a victory over the Swedes to improve to 4-2 in the KCAC and 9-6 overall. The Bluejays shut out McPherson College Wednesday.
The men defeated Bethany on a late rally to improve to 4-2 in the conference, putting them at fourth in the KCAC, and 9-6 overall. The third straight win comes after the Jays took down McPherson College Wednesday.
Tabor is scheduled to travel to Bethel College Wednesday before hosting Ottawa University Saturday for senior...
Written by Katie Morford Tuesday, 23 October 2012 14:36The Tabor men’s and women’s basketball teams received their preseason rankings at the KCAC?Basketball Media Day in Wichita Oct. 9.
The men are ranked fourth in both the coaches’ and media polls with behind the University of Saint Mary, McPherson College and Ottawa University.
“Its been a great year so far for us because I have three seniors that are back,” coach Micah Ratzlaff said, “and I’m excited about their ability to lead a young and inexperienced group.”
Returning for the Bluejays will be senior forward Ryan Chippeaux, who was unanimously selected to the 2012-2013 Preseason All-KCAC Men’s Basketball Team.
“(Chippeaux) deserves it, “ Ratzlaff said. “He works really hard and mentally he’s just really...
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