Jessie Klamut and Taylor Smith scored to help Old Dominion win its Conference USA home opener, 2-0, over East Carolina. The Lady Monarchs (1-8-1, 1-2) gained their first victory.
Brad Doliner scored his second goal of the night in the 99th minute to give Kentucky a 2-1 C-USA win at ODU (4-3-1, 1-1), whose tying goal came from Michael Nelson in the 77th. The Wildcats play in Conference USA because the Southeastern Conference does not sponsor men's soccer. ...
No. 20 Wake Forest handed visiting Virginia Tech (3-3-3, 1-1-3) its first ACC loss, 3-0. ...
Riggs Lennon scored twice as Virginia (6-3-1, 2-2-1 ACC) routed visiting Pittsburgh 5-0.
William and Mary released a 28-game schedule that includes games against three NCAA tournament teams, including a Nov. 14 game at Final Four participant Wichita State. The Tribe opens Nov. 8 at Hampton.
Old Dominion received a commitment from 5-foot-6 point guard Auteonna Gilmore of Capitol Christian Academy and Fort Washington, Md., multiple sources reported. She plays for the Fairfax Stars in AAU.
James Madison released the results of an independent study regarding the feasibility of a potential move from the Football Championship Subdivision to the Bowl Subdivision, but said no decision has been made.
JMU says it does not have a current invitation from an FBS conference, though the Dukes have been linked with Conference USA, the Sun Belt and the Mid-American Conference.
The report says JMU would be able to pay more of its athletic expenses (25.2 to 27.3 percent) by going to FBS than it would staying in FCS (19 percent), the Richmond Times-Dispatch reported. The earliest the Dukes could move, if they're so inclined, would be 2014.
William and Mary (6-12, 1-1 CAA) rallied from a two-set deficit to beat UNC Wilmington in five at Kaplan Arena, saving a match point in the third set of a 17-25, 22-25, 27-25, 25-20, 15-11 triumph.
Carolyn Albright registered a career-high 10 blocks, tying for the 10th-highest total in Tribe history. Paulette Grand Pre had 28 digs, and Celine Alasomuka had 18.
Morgan Kline, a Grafton High alumna, paced the Seahawks (11-6, 0-3) with 19 kills and added 20 digs. ...
Jamestown High alumna Emily Ortiz had seven blocks to help Randolph-Macon (13-6) beat No. 24 Division III team Christopher Newport 25-19, 25-18, 24-26, 25-22 in Ashland, dropping the Captains to 11-11. Briana Sutton, also from Jamestown, led CNU with 12 kills and Mathews’ Rachel Close had 19 digs.
Michaela Patzner scored twice in each half as host Delaware (7-3) shut out W&M 4-0, dropping the Tribe to 4-6, 1-1.
No. 12 seed Mitchell Frank of Virginia advanced to the Intercollegiate Tennis Association All-American quarterfinals with a 6-0, 7-6 victory over Columbia’s Winston Lin in Tulsa, Okla.
The triumph moved 2011 champion Frank, the highest seed to reach the final eight, into a match against No. 14 Jared Hiltzik of Illinois. ...
Menchville High graduate Graham Wilson and Drew Tomaczyk of Virginia Wesleyan placed second in men's doubles on their home courts in the Hampton Roads Collegiate Invitational.
They won 8-0 and 9-7 against Howard tandems before falling 8-3 to Chowan in the final of the 10-duo event.
Texas A&M’s Cristina Stancu ended W&M standout Maria Belaya’s run at the ITA Riviera All-American Championships, beating her 6-3, 6-2 in the round of 16 in Pacific Palisades, Calif.
Belaya’s national singles ranking of 99th figures to rise after her four victories, including three in the qualifying bracket.
In doubles, sixth-seeded Belaya and Jeltje Loomans fell 8-4 to North Carolina’s Whitney Kay and Caroline Price in a quarterfinal. Kay and Price had ousted the No. 2 seeds, Michigan’s Brooke Bolender and Emina Bektas, 8-1 in the previous round.Copyright © 2015, CT Now