In women's soccer Friday, Morgan Brian had two goals and an assist as Virginia upended top-seeded Florida State 4-2 in an ACC semifinal in Cary, N.C.
The fifth-seeded Cavaliers will play No. 2 Maryland on Sunday for the title. The Terrapins defeated No. 5 seed Wake Forest 2-0. ...
USA South: Third-seeded Christopher Newport ousted No. 2 Maryville 2-0 in a USA South semifinal in Martinsville.
CNU went ahead on the Scots’ own goal in the 58th minute, and Chelsea Wolfe doubled the lead in the 69th. CNU will face top-seeded Averett for the crown at 5 Saturday. The Cougars beat Meredith 2-1. ...
CAA: Fifth-seeded Hofstra upended No. 1 seed/host William and Mary 4-2 in penalty kicks after a 0-0 draw.
The Tribe (14-5-1) must wait for Monday to see if it will make the NCAA field at-large.
Hofstra went 4-for-4 in the shootout. Pride goalkeeper Emily Morphitis made two stops after Dani Rutter and Emily Fredrikson scored.
During the 120 minutes of regular play, Hofstra outshot the Tribe 15-13.
In the first semi, UNC Wilmington defeated Drexel 4-1 in penalty kicks after their 1-1 tie. So Hofstra (10-8-2) and UNCW will play SUnday at Albert/Daily Field for the title and an automatic NCAA berth.
The night before, William and Mary senior Mallory Schaffer was honored for repeating as CAA Player of the Year
The first team also included fellow W&M seniors Cortlyn Bristol and Kiersten Harpe.
The second team included W&M junior Rutter and sophomore Fredrikson.
Nicole Baxter, goalkeeper Caroline Casey from Grassfield High, Leci Irvin and Barbara Platenberg represented the Tribe on the All-Rookie team.
USA South: Fifth-seeded Greensboro upended top-seeded Christopher Newport 2-0 in a USA South semifinal in Martinsville.
The Pride advanced to meet Methodist in the championship match. Methodist beat Averett in penalty kicks after a 1-1 tie.
The Captains, who had won the tournament the past three years, entered the event ranked 13th nationally and have a strong chance for an NCAA Division III tournament at-large berth.
Drew Clukey gave Greensboro the lead by scoring in the 33rd minute. The margin doubled when the Captains scored on themselves in the 58th minute while trying to clear the ball.
CAA regular season:
Ivan Militar's second-half goal lifted No. 24 Old Dominion to a 1-0 victory over No. 25 Northeastern.
The Monarchs, seeking an NCAA at-large bid because they are ineligible for the CAA tournament, improved to 11-3-2. ...
William and Mary ended its season by playing Hofstra to a 2-2 tie in Hempstead, N.Y.
The Tribe (4-10-4, 2-5-3 CAA) took the lead twice in the first half, on goals by Chris Albiston and Zachary Montebell, but couldn't withstand the Pride (11-5-2, 5-4-1). With just less than nine minutes left in regulation, a W&M own-goal forced the tie.
In the CAA tournament, Drexel (12-3-2, 8-1-1) earned a first-round bye and hosting privileges for the semis and final by winning the regular season.
First-round games Monday will put No. 6 seed UNC Wilmington at No. 3 James Madison and No. 5 George Mason at No. 4 Hofstra.
Nov. 9 in Philadelphia, Drexel will play the Mason-Hofstra winner and No. 2 Northeastern will meet the UNCW-JMU survivor. The title match will be Nov. 11.Copyright © 2015, CT Now