As 30-year coach Peel Hawthorne transitions to an administrative role, Tess Ellis was named W&M’s interim coach for the season.
Ellis, an Australian native, had been an assistant for 17 years to Hawthorne, who assumes the role of Associate Athletics Director for Student Services and Senior Woman Administrator.
Hawthorne, a 1980 W&M graduate, will have responsibilities with many sports in her new position. She was 306-251-6 in 30 years as coach, and three times was named the Colonial Athletic Association Coach of the Year.
Kaitlin Brenn scored from 15 yards 5:25 into the first overtime to give No. 18 Georgetown a 2-1 home win over William and Mary in the opener for both teams.
W&M took the lead on Emory Camper’s back-heel goal 40:40 into the first half, but the Hoyas tied it on Breen’s goal at 72:16. Georgetown outshot the Tribe 11-2 on the way to extending its home winning streak to 12. ...
Defending Atlantic 10 champion La Salle beat Old Dominion 1-0 at James Madison’s tournament in Harrisonburg as Kelsey Haycock scored off Anna Dolhansky’s through pass in the 50th minute.
ODU’s Meredith Lenox made six saves, but her team was outshot 17-5. ...
In the second game, James Madison beat Richmond 4-1 on goals by Meghan Cox, Ashley Herndon, Kelly Kerrigan and Haley Miller. ...
Danielle Colaprico scored in the first minute, leading No. 7 Virginia past VCU 4-2 in a tournament in Charlottesville. ...
Ashley Manning scored two first-half goals as Virginia Tech routed High Point 7-1.
In an exhibition, Duke beat visiting Old Dominion 4-2 on a night in which all but the Blue Devils' final goal was scored in the first half.
Tim Hopkinson's goal in the third minute and Ryan Condotta's rebound goal in the 21st gave the Monarchs a 2-1 lead, but the Blue Devils pulled even on Seo-in Kim's goal in the 30th and went ahead on Sean Davis scored off a 23-yard free kick in the 42nd.Copyright © 2015, CT Now