Fall Sports Summary
With the conculsion of the football season on Saturday, all six of Miami's fall sports have concluded their seasons. For the fall, Miami had one team conference tournament championship (volleyball) and one individal championship (Laura Neufarth in women's cross country). This is an improvement over last season when the fall sports failed to produce a team or individual championship. In fact, five of the six sports had a better record and/or outcome in 2007 than in 2006.
Volleyball: Finished 20-11 in 2007 (2nd place in the MAC East), won the MAC tournament championship, and advanced to the NCAA tournament. In 2006 volleyball finished 13-19 and lost in the MAC tournament quarterfinals.
Women's Cross Country: In 2007, finished third at the MAC cross country championships and eighth at the Great Lakes regional championships. Laura Neufarth won the MAC individual title. In 2006 the team finished eighth at the MAC championships and 22nd at the Great Lakes regional championships. Miami's best finisher at the MAC meet finished 11th.
Men's Cross Country: Finished second at the MAC championships in 2007 and ninth at the Great Lakes regional championships. Top Miami finished Pat Sovacool finihsed fourth at the MAC meet. In 2006 the team finished fourth at the MAC championships and 14th at the Great Lakes regional championships. Pat Sovacool also finished fourth at the MAC meet last year.
Football: Miami's football team finished 2007 with a 6-7 record and a MAC East title. Last year, the football team finished in fifth place in the MAC East and had an overall record of 2-10.
Field Hockey: Finished 10-11 and in third place in the MAC, making the MAC tournament title game. In 2006 the team finished 10-12 and lost in the MAC tournament semifinals.
Soccer: Soccer finished 8th in the MAC with an overall record of 6-10-3, falling in the first round of the MAC tournament. In 2006 the team finished 8-10-2, losing in the semifinals of the MAC tournament.
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