Takoma Park, MD- The Washington Adventist University women's soccer team faced their first game of the season against Salem College at Fairland Recreational Park on Sunday. This was Head Coach Alex J. Sandoval's first game taking the helm of the women's program. With a galant effort from Goal Keeper Tasheika Russell with 14 saves and support from Midfielder Aaliyah Payton and the rest of the Lady Shock, they were still unable to stop the offensive attack of The Spirits.
Forwards Tarryn Johnson scored 3 goals for Salem College along with Forward Brooke Bukas scoring 2 goals and Forward Jordan Lanier
The top two teams from the Association of Independent Institutions Conference will begin the 2014 men's cross country season ranked in the Top 10, only in reverse order.
The University of British Columbia, the conference runner-up last season, is ranked No. 6 and defending conference champion California State-San Marcos is ranked No. 9 in the NAIA Men's Cross Country Coaches' Preseason Top 25 Poll release Wednesday.