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March 5, 2013

Local sports in brief 3/6/2013

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JOHNSTOWN —

Soccer

SFU’s McLeod lands pro team

MAPLE, Ontario - Former St. Francis men’s player Kingsley McLeod signed with the York Region Shooters professional club.

"I'm very excited about signing with the club. I'm grateful for the opportunity that they have given me to play professionally,” McLeod said. “I am here to score goals and lead the team to a Championship. I will continue to work hard and try my best to accomplish these goals."

The Rocky Mount, N.C. native netted 13 goals in his time with the Red Flash. McLeod appeared in 68 games for SFU, including 48 starts. During his junior season he was named an NSCAA All-North Atlantic Team selection.

“Kingsley is an enthusiastic attacking player that loves to find the net and is sure to make some buzz his debut season,” said his agent, Tony Poarch. “I am very happy for Kingsley and the Shooters Organization.”

Volleyball

Red Flash’s Beatty honored

LORETTO – Kyle Beatty of the St. Francis men's team, was named the Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association Defensive Player of the Week on Monday.

The junior outside hitter led the Red Flash defense as they took down NJIT and Rutgers-Newark this past weekend.

In the marathon win over NJIT, Beatty recorded a career-high 19 digs and three blocks, while adding 10 kills on the offensive end. The following day, the junior posted eight digs and two blocks against the Scarlet Raiders of Rutgers-Newark.

This is Beatty's first EIVA Defensive Player of the Week selection in 2013.

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