Jessacca Gironda (Archbishop Hoban) scored two goals to lead the Kent State women’s soccer team to a 2-1 win over Ohio on Thursday in Athens. Gironda scored in the 19th minute and again in the 28th minute, and goalkeeper Stephanie Senn had four saves and an assist for the Golden Flashes (12-7-0).
• Junior Lani Smith tied a Zips single-season record with her ninth goal of the season as the University of Akron women’s soccer team finished the 2013 season with a 2-1 loss to Buffalo on Thursday in Akron.
Duke University kicker Ross Martin (Walsh Jesuit) was named national kicker of the week by the College Football Performance Awards and was selected by the Atlantic Coast Conference as the ACC specialist of the week on Thursday. Martin kicked field goals of 51 and 53 yards to lead the Blue Devils to a win over No. 14 Virginia Tech.