Badger Sports Roundup, Nov. 6

In this edition: men's cross country, women's soccer reap reward; Davis, Wade injuries; MacLeod shines in Sweden

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Anthony Davis sidelined with injury


Junior tailback Anthony Davis will miss Saturday's game against Minnesota, according to head coach Barry Alvarez. Davis will continue to nurse an ankle he originally injured against UNLV Sept. 13. Davis played against Northwestern but injured the ankle again.


Wade out 3-4 weeks


Wisconsin also announced Thursday that guard Boo Wade would miss 3-4 weeks with a left knee injury. The injury leaves Wisconsin men's basketball team with nine healthy scholarship athletes while Wade, Alando Tucker and Jason Chappell nurse injuries.


Men's Cross Country Sweeps Awards


Wisconsin dominated the post-season Big Ten awards, announced Nov. 5, racking up Coach of the Year, Athlete of the Year and Freshman of the year accolades. Jerry Schumacher was named Coach of the Year for the third consecutive season and fourth in his six years coaching the Badgers. Simon Bairu was named the conference Athlete of the Year, the fifth UW runner in the last six years to wear that badge. Chris Solinski, a three-time state cross-country champion as a Wisconsin prep, earned the Freshman of the Year honor, the fifth Badger to do so.


Women's soccer players earn conference honors


Four women's soccer players made all-conference rosters, as decided by Big Ten coaches. Senior forward Jenny Kundert, junior defender Molly Meuer and sophomore midfielder Katy Lindenmuth made the second-team, All-Big Ten list, while freshman midfielder Kara Kabellis earned a spot on the All-Big Ten Freshman team.


Kundert leads the team with seven goals and has the second-most points this season with 18; her 66 career points are the sixth-best in school history. Meuer, who was also named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week and named to the Soccer America national Team of the Week. She had two goals during Big Ten season, a tie for second place on the team. Lindenmuth has a team-leading 19 points and seven assists this season while also collecting six goals. She has 11 points in conference play, sixth-best in the Big Ten. Kabellis also has six goals on the season, along with 14 points, 21 shots on goal and three game-winning scores. She is the only freshman on the team to start every match.


The women's soccer team hosts the Big Ten Tournament this weekend. The No. 8 seed Badgers (4-6-0 Big Ten, 10-8-1 overall) will host No. 1 seed Penn State (9-1-0, 16-2-2) at 7:30 Thursday night at the McClimon Complex.


MacLeod, Team Canada shine


Wisconsin defenseman Carla MacLeod enjoyed a strong debut with the Canadian senior national team, recording a goal in a 6-1 route of host Sweden at the 2003 Four Nations Cup tournament.

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