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Saturday, August 18, 2007

Scott wins gold in international meet

Susan Beth Scott of Cape Girardeau won her first gold medal in international competition Friday, winning the 400-meter freestyle at the Parapan American Games in Rio de Janeiro.

Scott won in a personal-best time of 4 minutes, 45.57 seconds.

Scott also won a silver medal Thursday in the 200 IM.

She has won a total of four silvers at the games, also taking silver in the 100 freestyle, 34-pt. medley relay and 100 backstroke.

Redhawks soccer wins exhibition match

Redhawks senior midfielder Molli Beard scored the game's only goal as the Southeast Missouri State women's soccer team opened exhibition play Friday night with a 1-0 victory over host University of Missouri-St. Louis.

Beard scored in the 34th minute off a pass from forward Lauren Lacopo.

Senior Lindsay Pickering and sophomore Rachel Harrington combined for the shutout in goal.

Southeast outshot UMSL 14-4.

The Redhawks will visit SIU-Edwardsville for an exhibition game today at 7 p.m.

-- From staff reports

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