Sophomore Krista Lewis of Chesapeake pitched a perfect game in Game 2 as Christopher Newport (28-6, 9-1), ranked 14th in Division III, swept Mary Washington 7-2, 7-0 in Fredericksburg, staying atop the Capital Athletic Conference.
The Eagles fell to 11-10, 4-4.
In Game 1, the Captains broke away from a 2-2 tie with a five-run seventh. Catcher Kelsey Lewis’ single to center made the score 3-2, and Taylor Dillow followed with a three-run hit to all but put a victory away for freshman Makayla Jenkins of Gloucester, who pitched a four-hitter.
In Game 2, Mary Washington struck out just three times but went 0-for-21. Dillow, Kristina McLaughlin, Meagan Jones and Tori Clarke each had two hits for the Captains.
Norfolk State (10-18) pulled out a 3-2 win at William and Mary (20-12).
Ross Cardwell hit a go-ahead single in the top of the seventh, and the Spartans' bullpen held the potent Tribe offense scoreless the rest of the way. Freshman left-hander Devin Hemmerich got Tribe designated hitter Charley Gould to ground into a game-ending double play.
Stephen Butt (2-2) got the win in relief, and Cody Ellis scored twice. Ryan Hissey hit a home run for the Tribe, and teammate Ryder Miconi batted 3-for-3. ...
Old Dominion dominated Wofford 15-2 to split their two-game series in Norfolk. Connor Myers had four hits, and PJ Higgins and Taylor Ostrich added three apiece for the Monarchs (20-14). ...
CNU (18-12, 10-4) beat Capital Athletic Conference rival St. Mary’s 9-5 in Maryland, the Captains’ seventh victory in nine games. The Seahawks fell to 16-16, 7-7.
Winning goalie Zack DelGrosso made 15 saves as Mary Washington, ranked 14th in Division III, won 13-6 at CNU.
John Bohlinger and Griffin Burke each had three goals for the Eagles, and Brooks Billings led CNU with two.
Denver's Maureen Slattery, a former Hampton Roads Academy standout, was named the Summit League Player of the Week for the second time in her freshman season.
Slattery was 3-0 in singles and doubles during conference action in Fort Wayne, Ind. Playing No. 1 singles, she lost just three total games in six sets against South Dakota, IUPUI and South Dakota State.
At No. 2 doubles, Slattery and Caroline Schnell for an 8-1 win against South Dakota and with Kathryn Hughes for an 8-0 victory against IUPUI and an 8-1 triumph against South Dakota State.
The Pioneers' team won each of those matches 7-0.
No. 42 Virginia Tech enhanced its NCAA tournament at-large credentials with a crucial 5-2 victory at No. 48 VCU, the highest-ranked team in the Atlantic 10. ...
Christopher Newport freshman Steven Boslet was a named a Co-Player of the Week in the Capital Athletic Conference after registering victories on singles line 2 against Mary Washington and Salisbury.
In the Salisbury match, Boslet was trailing 5-2, 40-love in the third set with opponent Eric Spangler serving, but came back to win 7-6, sparking the Captains to a 7-2 team win that figures to give them a second-place finish in the conference.
Old Dominion senior guard Becca Allison received the Conference USA Spirit of Service Award. The dean’s-list student, among many other things, helped lead the festivities at the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure event in Virginia Beach.
CNU tied for ninth with Rhodes (Tenn.) at the rain-shortened Emory Invitational in Atlanta, the Captains’ final regular-season tournament. They shot 17-over-par 305, led by Patrick Johnson’s season-best 73.
Gwinnett rallied past Norfolk 4-3 with a two-run eighth at Harbor Park, dropping the Tides to 1-5.
In the decisive eighth, former U.Va. player Philip Gosselin hit a tying RBI single for the Braves, then scored the winning run on Christian Bethancourt’s bloop single to right field.
Reliever Brock Huntzinger took the loss. Tides starter Mike Wright yielded just one run in five innings, striking out four. ...
Jemile Weeks, one of Norfolk's hottest hitters early in the season, was called up by the Baltimore Orioles but then sent back to the Tides when Baltimore left fielder David Lough passed a concussion test.
If Lough had gone on the disabled list, Weeks would have replaced him. Weeks already had come to New York, where the Orioles have beaten the Yankees in two consecutive games.
Ty Blach pitched six shutout innings in his second Double-A start as Richmond (4-3) beat host Bowie 5-1 in a matinee.
Matt Duffy hit a two-run single for the Flying Squirrels (4-3) in the fifth off left-hander Eduardo Rodriguez, one of Baltimore’s top pitching prospects.Copyright © 2015, CT Now