James Madison outfielder Morgan Heath from Grafton High, two Hampton players and three from Norfolk State made the Virginia Sports Information Directors University Division all-state second team.
HU, the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament champion, was represented by first baseman Taylor McCoy and pitcher Jailynn Jackson. NSU outfielder Haley Ward — one of the nation’s top hitters for average — was joined by Spartan teammates Alina Moriarty at second base and Whitney Williams at third base.
After adding points for baseball, it appears Virginia will finish 20th in the national Directors’ Cup standings, while Virginia Tech will be 37th or 38th.
U.Va.’s best finish was third in 2010, while the Hokies’ best year was 35th in 2012. Old Dominion, No. 100, led all Colonial Athletic Association programs during its last year in the CAA.