Chris Wagner’s deflection goal with 6:29 left in the third period and John Gibson’s 25-save shutout gave the Norfolk Admirals (25-14-1-7) a 1-0 victory Friday night over Hartford in the first of a two-game series against the Wolf Pack at Scope Arena.
After dropping its season opener Thursday to host Hawaii at the Paradise Classic in Honolulu, Hampton bounced back in its second game of the tournament with a 7-2 triumph against Delaware.
The Pirates' last game of pool play in their farthest tournament ever away from home was to be against UCLA, one of the sport's traditional powers.
Sophomore Precious Hall scored a career-high 26 points as James Madison continued to march through the Colonial Athletic Association, overwhelming Northeastern 85-57 in Harrisonburg for its eighth consecutive victory.
Those eight triumphs have come by an average of about 27 points. Only Towson, coached by Phoebus High alumna Niki Reid Geckeler, has come close to beating the Dukes since CAA play began.
Top-seeded Florida held off No. 14 Virginia 4-2 in the first round of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association's National Indoor Championships at Boar's Head Sports Club in Charlottesville.
Julia Elbaba and Maci Epstein earned singles victories for the Cavaliers against the Gators, all of whose six starters are in the national top 40 in singles.
The Cavaliers will begin consolation play on their home indoor courts against No. 8 Texas A&M, the only one of the eight seeded teams that didn't advance to the quarterfinals.