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October 20, 2013 


No. 7 USC draws with No. 24 Mississippi

At Oxford, Miss., No. 7 South Carolina (12-2-2, 5-2-1 SEC) played No. 24 Ole Miss (12-3-2, 5-2-1) to a 1-1 overtime draw on Sunday. USC’s Chelsea Drennan scored her first goal of the season in sixth minute. Olivia Harrison equalized for Mississippi in the second half. ... At Clemson, No. 19 Wake Forest (9-4-2, 4-4-2 ACC) edged the Clemson (7-5-4, 4-4-2), 1-0.


USC tops Ole Miss

At Oxford, Miss., senior outside hitter Juliette Thévenin recorded a match-high 25 kills to help power South Carolina (11-9, 3-5 SEC) to a 3-1 (25-20, 21-25, 25-23, 25-18) victory over Mississippi (11-10, 1-7). Sarah Blomgren had 12 kills, and Darian Dozier had nine kills. ... At Clemson, No. 24 Duke (16-3, 6-1 ACC) topped Clemson (10-9, 4-4), 3-1 (21-25, 25-14, 25-18, 25-21). Mo Simmons had 18 kills and 10 digs for Clemson.


USC doubles teams falls in semis

At Cary, N.C., USC’s doubles team of Tsvetan Mihov and Thiago Pinheiro were beaten in the semifinals of the ITA Carolina Regional Championships, 8-6, to UNC Wilmington’s Rafael Aita and Sam Williams. The USC duo earlier won its quarterfinal match over Colin Roller and Joran Vliegan of East Carolina, 8-5. ... At Chapel Hill, N.C., No. 4 Hayley Carter of North Carolina defeated USC freshman Brigit Folland, 6-1, 6-2, in the quarterfinals of the USTA/ITA Carolina Regional Championships. Also, Clemson advanced the doubles team of Beatrice Gumulya-Jessy Rompies to the Monday semifinals, and advanced singles players Gumulya, Yana Koroleva and Tristen Dewar.

College golf

Proveaux leads Clemson

At Alpharetta, Ga., Cody Proveaux (Pelion) shot a 1-under 71 to lead Clemson at the US Collegiate at the Golf Club of Georgia. The Tigers finished 15th. Oklahoma State won.

College rowing

Clemson caps fall season

At Boston, the Clemson women’s rowing team recorded two top-11 finishes at the Head of the Charles. The Tigers concluded the fall season having finished first or second in four of six races.

Ice skating

Japan star wins Skate America

At Detroit, Japan’s Mao Asada beat American Ashley Wagner at Skate America. Asada, the leader going into the free skate, won despite a fall on her triple axel and a two-footed landing on her triple lutz.

Tatiana Volosozhar Maxim Trankov


U.S. women top Australia

At San Antonio, Lauren Holiday and Carli Lloyd scored in the first half and the U.S. women’s national team overpowered Australia 4-0, giving coach Tom Sermanni a victory in his first match against his former team.

bby Wambach

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