Alumni Update: Landon Riley Makes Liberty Baseball Team; Muench Wins on Senior Night for UNCG

Updated: November 9, 2017

Landon Riley: 2016 Orange graduate Landon Riley has made the Liberty Flames baseball team as a walk-on. Riley was the only walk-on added to the roster by Flames Coach Scott Jackson. Last month, Jackson asked Riley to throw during an inter-squad scrimmage. After throwing one inning, Riley was offered a spot on the team. Riley is currently a sophomore at Liberty. At Orange, Riley threw 28 innings over two seasons as a varsity pitcher, striking out 35 and walking only 12 with a 3.00 ERA.

Ashley Muench: On senior night for UNCG Volleyball, Muench led the Spartans with 17 kills on 60 attempts in a 3-2 victory over Western Carolina at Fleming Gymnasium. Muench, a senior from Hurdle Mills, also had ten digs. This season, Muench has started every match for the Spartans and leads the team in kills. UNCG is now 17-10 overall, 10-5 in the Southern Conference. The Spartans will close out the regular season at the Citadel on Saturday.

Lindsay Thompson: The 2017 Cedar Ridge graduate became a starter late in the season for the Cape Fear Community College volleyball team. Thompson had ten digs in a 3-0 loss to Pasco-Hernando Community College on November 3rd, which ended the Sea Devils’ season in the NJCAA Region 10 tournament at Brunswick Community College. Thompson’s best performance came against Davidson County Community College, finishing with four aces and eight digs. In her freshman year, Thompson had 93 digs and 19 aces. She started ten matches for a team that finished 19-6.

Eryk Brandon-Dean: Brandon-Dean, now a running back at Division III Guilford, scored two touchdowns on a 45-20 victory over Shenandoah on October 21. Brandon-Dean has played in six games this season for the Quakers, rushing for 106 yards and three touchdowns.

Chandler Compton: A redshirt freshman centerback for the Wofford men’s soccer team, Chandler Compton ended the season playing two games for the Terriers. Compton played a total of 36 minutes as the Terriers ended the season 4-15, 4-6 in the Southern Conference.

Amanda Hill: Hill, who is a sophomore golfer at Sandhills Community College, shot a personal best 78 on October 24 during the St. Andrews Fall Invitational held at Scotch Meadows in Laurinburg. Hill’s 87-78-165 total placed her in 8th place individually. As the only junior college squad in the field of six teams, the Lady Flyers finished fourth in the event won by Brenau University, an NAIA school from Gainesville, Ga.


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