College roundup: Rimer scores first goal; Overholt fourth in SAC in digs

Former Polk County standout India Godlock was UNC Greensboro's fifth finisher in her first college race (UNC Greensboro sports information photo).

Polk County graduate Wil Rimer scored the first goal of his college career on Sunday in Emory & Henry’s 6-0 win over Valley Forge in the Wasps’ home opener.

Rimer tallied in the 55th minute for Emory & Henry (2-0). In the Wasps’ first two games, Rimer, who missed all of last season with an injury, has taken three shots.

Fomer Polk County standout Ashley Love started at forward for Emory & Henry in the Wasps’ season-opening 1-0 overtime loss to Averett.

COKER VOLLEYBALL: Junior Kara Overholt has played a key role in Coker’s 3-1 start.

Overholt has a team-high 65 digs through the first four matches. That total also ranks fourth in the South Atlantic Conference.

GARDNER-WEBB CROSS COUNTRY: Mitchell Brown had a successful start to his Division I running career, finishing as Gardner-Webb’s second runner in the WCU Cross Country Festival held Saturday in Cullowhee.

Brown finished 31st overall with a time of 16:46.91.

Gardner-Webb placed fourth in the four-team competition.

UNC-GREENSBORO CROSS COUNTRY: Former Polk County standout India Godlock competed Saturday in the first race of her college career, placing 53rd overall in the Elon University Opener.

The UNC Greensboro freshman recorded a time of 16:25 in the race.

UNCG placed seventh in the 12-team field.

SALEM CROSS COUNTRY: Sophomore Jessica Bailey finished 37th overall in the 2017 Catawba Chick-Fil-A Cross Country Meet held Saturday in Salisbury.

Bailey finished the course in a time of 23:26.2.

Salem placed 10th overall in the 15-team field.

MARS HILL FOOTBALL: Anthony Carson recorded two solo tackles and an assist in the Lions’ 40-14 win over Shorter College.

Carson started the game at cornerback for the Lions.

METHODIST FOOTBALL: D.J. Twitty started at left guard for the Monarchs in their 70-0 loss to Division I Campbell in the season opener for both teams.

MONTREAT CROSS COUNTRY: Eli Hall placed 36th overall in the 2017 Hyder-McCahill Invitational, held at Montreat.

Hall finished the course with a time of 19:52.7 as Montreat won the men’s competition on its home course.

BREVARD SOCCER: Senior Austin Wolfe started in midfield for the Tornados in their 3-0 loss to Point University. Wolfe played 38 minutes.