Soccer, Cross Country Set for SAA Championships

Soccer, Cross Country Set for SAA Championships

ROME, Ga. - Four of Berry College’s fall athletic teams will begin Southern Athletic Association (SAA) Championship competition this weekend including both men’s and women’s soccer and cross country programs.

CROSS COUNTRY:

The Berry men's and women's cross country programs compete at the SAA Championships tomorrow morning in Memphis, Tenn. The women's team will compete first at 10:00 a.m. ET after a third place finish last season at the meet. The men are set to run at 11:00 a.m. ET, also finishing third last year. 

The women's team return two All-Conference runners from last season in Abby Carroll and Meredith Herman. Carroll earned first-team recognition for the second straight year after running a 23:04.10 to finish fourth overall at the meet. Meredith Herman rounded out Vikings' honors on the women's side, running a 23:36.10 PR to place seventh and finish with a spot on the All-SAA second-team.

Berry's men's team will return All-Conference runner Brayden Fulton. He was an All-SAA honorable mention after a 12th place finish last year. 

Live results for the meet can be found HERE

WOMEN'S SOCCER:

Securing a No. 3 seed in the SAA tournament, the Vikings will host Birmingham-Southern tomorrow at noon in the SAA Quarterfinals. Berry is 8-4-3 overall, and 4-1-2 in the SAA, their best conference mark since 2014. The Vikings last faced BSC in Birmingham on Oct. 5, battling to a 1-1 draw. 

With the match at Pearson Field, the Vikings look to continue their hot streak rolling at home. Berry is 6-0-1 at Pearson Field this season. 

Live stats can be viewed HERE. The match will also be streamed live free of charge HERE

MEN'S SOCCER: 

Berry will enter the SAA tournament as the No. 5 seed, sitting at 9-4-2 overall and 3-2-2 in SAA play. The Vikings head to Birmingham-Southern tomorrow at 2:00 p.m. ET. Berry last faced BSC in Birmingham on Oct. 5, also earning a 1-1 draw. 

Live stats can be viewed HERE. The match will also be streamed by Birmingham-Southern HERE