The Tennessee Wesleyan University women's soccer team's run at the NAIA national championship tournament ended Wednesday night in Orange Beach, Ala., with a 3-0 loss to No. 3 seed Northwestern Ohio, the 2016 title winner. Northwestern Ohio (20-2-1), which opened its scoring in the 16th minute and led 2-0 at halftime before its final score in the 55th minute, got a pair of goals and an assist from Camilla Andersen to set up a semifinal with No. 2 seed Spring Arbor (Mich.) on Friday. Fourth-seeded William Carey and ninth-seeded Benedictine meet in the other semifinal. The Lady Bulldogs' winning streak ended at eight games as they finished the season 15-5-2. They were the only unseeded team to advance beyond the first round. TWU had trounced The Master's 3-0 on Tuesday as Nicole Broderick and Dayna Randall scored in the first 16 minutes and Chloe Rootes added a last-minute score from a Karla Martinez assist. McKenna Loges made nine saves in that game, which ran the Lady Bulldogs' scoring margin to 32-1 in the streak. Loges made six saves in Wednesday's loss as TWU was outshot 17-3 overall and 9-1 on goal.
» Covenant College junior goalkeeper Rachel Lemay made the United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division III All-South Atlantic Region second team for 2017. The USC formerly was the National Soccer Coaches Association of America. Lemay was a repeat All-USA South first-teamer after compiling six full personal shutouts, a 0.69 goals-against average and an .853 save percentage. She was part of 10 team shutouts this season.
» Lee University outside hitter Silvia Sartori has been named to the Division II Conference Commissioners Association volleyball All-South Region second team for 2017. A three-time first-team All-Gulf South Conference selection, Sartori had 402 kills and 336 digs this season for the 20-10 Lady Flames. She averaged 3.65 kills per set.
» Cam Caldwell scored a game-high 18 points and Adrian Thomas notched a double-double as Sewanee's men won 60-37 against visiting Piedmont in an NCAA Division III game Wednesday night. Thomas had 10 points and 14 rebounds, while Caldwell added eight rebounds, three blocks and two assists to his points while going 7-for-7 on free throws. Hunter Buescher also scored in double figures with 11 for the Tigers (2-3), with teammate Luke Smith contributing nine rebounds, eight points, two steals and two assists. Piedmont is 0-2.
» Hunter Simpson had 13 points, eight assists and six rebounds as Tennessee Wesleyan's women defeated Truett McConnell 64-53 in their Appalachian Athletic Conference game Tuesday in Athens, but Truett McConnell won the men's game 76-63. Also for the Lady Bulldogs (5-3, 4-1), Madison Walkup scored 12 points with four 3-point baskets and Summer Morris grabbed nine rebounds to drop the Lady Bears (2-6, 0-5). Jalen Oliver and Jordan Hall scored 11 points each for the Bulldogs (3-8, 1-3), Oliver with five assists. Jacob Booke had 20 points and 11 rebounds for the Bears (7-2, 5-1); former Tennessee Temple University player Mario Westbrooks scored 11.
» Georgia Northwestern's men lost 80-71 to the Covenant junior varsity Tuesday on Lookout Mountain after leading 32-25 at halftime. Will Roden scored 23 points for the JV Scots. Tyler Phillips and Kolbi Suttles scored 13 each for the Bobcats (2-6), and Micah Wheeler had 10 rebounds.
» Sewanee's Katie Wilson was voted to the All-Great Lakes Region first team for the second year in a row by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association, and Tigers teammates Ceara Caffrey and Jo Jo Young were all-region second-team choices announced Wednesday. Wilson, all-region choice for the third time in all, had four goals and three assists in Sewanee's 16 games, while sophomore forward Caffrey scored 13 goals after a 10-goal freshman season. Midfielder Young is a two-time all-region honoree after her three assists and one goal in 2017.