College Sports

Lady Eagles survive Wisconsin-Green Bay

Senior midfielder Ashley Bader found the back of the net with 24 seconds remaining in second overtime and the Winthrop women's soccer team defeated Wisconsin-Green Bay, 2-1 on Sunday afternoon at the Eagle Field.

The Lady Eagles improve their overall record to 5-6-4, while Green Bay's sixth straight loss moves them to 2-15.

Winthrop's first goal was scored by senior midfielder Ashley Hallmon, who led the team in shots with five. Sophomore midfielder Katie Schraudenbach and junior forward Chelsea White picked up assists in the game.

• WOMEN'S TENNIS -- In Columbia, after rain affected play in day one at South Carolina, the Winthrop women's tennis team continued action on day two of the 2007 Southern Intercollegiate Championships Saturday.

Senior Larisa Betmetova competed in the B-4 singles flight and won her second round match against Andrea Voinea of East Tennessee State 6-7, 6-2, 6-2, but was then defeated in the third round by Lora Dushanvoa of DC 6-3, 6-3.

Sophomore Paula Pereira competed in the C-1 singles flight and won her second round match against Tima Petkova of Coastal Carolina 6-4, 7-5, but was defeated in her third round match against Luiza Borges of East Carolina 7-6, 7-5.

Sophomore Yelina Fadina competed in the B-2 singles flight, but was defeated in her second round match against Belisa De Brito of UTM 6-3, 2-6, 1-1(ret.).

• WOMEN'S GOLF -- In Debary, Fla., Bethune-Cookman fired an opening day round of 303 to claim a four-shot lead over second place Stetson in the 2007 DeBary Intercollegiate which will conclude today at the DeBary Country Club.

The first round was slowed twice by heavy showers, but the 14-team field was able to complete play just before dark. Under the wet conditions, not a single player was able to equal par. Winthrop's Jutta Degerman and Stetson's Danielle Jackson each shot rounds of 73 to take the lead in medal competition. Four other players are two shots back at 75 while another 10 players finished with rounds between 76 and 79.