11:12 PM EDT, October 13, 2012
Christopher Newport's women's volleyball team, ranked fourth in Division III, pushed its winning streak to 15 matches by posting two wins in the Beacons Invitational in Boston.
CNU beat No. 23 Southwestern 25-15, 25-23, 23-25, 25-11 and UMass-Boston 25-22, 25-19, 25-14 later Saturday evening.
For the day, Abby Hogge finished with a team-high 57 digs and Alyssa Kidd had 80 assists to lead the Captains (23-2).
Chris Harmon scored two goals and Tim Hopkinson one to lead nationally ranked Old Dominion (8-1-2, 2-1-2 Colonial Athletic Association) to a 3-1 win at UNC Wilmington.
The Monarchs fell behind in the 22nd minute, but Hopkinson pulled them even in the 27th. Harmon scored off Yannick Smith's assist in the 63rd and netted a penalty kick in the 70th. ...
William and Mary lost 2-0 at George Mason, which is ranked 40th nationally by topdrawersoccer.com.
Paul Andrews headed in a corner kick from Ghiles Harmouche in the 51st minute, and Taylor Morgan headed home an insurace goal in the 86th.
The setback dropped W&M to 2-9-3 overall and 0-4-2 in CAA action, while GMU improved to 9-4, 2-3. ...
Patrick Kelly, a freshman from Jamestown High, scored in the 76th minute as Mary Washington (9-5-1) won 1-0 to hand Frostburg State (10-1-3) its first defeat.
CNU senior and Denbigh High product Dani Gunderson scored three goals and Jackie Bond added a goal and three assists in the Captains’ 7-0 win over Peace.
Gunderson recorded her first collegiate hat trick and only the eighth in program history.
William and Mary's women, ranked 17th nationally, placed sixth points at the Pre-National Invitational in Louisville, Ky.
W&M finished ahead of five ranked foes in a 38-team, 6-kilometer race won by top-ranked Florida State. Fourth-ranked Oregon was second.
Emily Stiles led W&M in 19th place at 20 minutes, 26.1 seconds, and Elaina Balouris was 20th in 20:26.6. ...
The W&M men, ranked 23rd in the nation, took 14th at the Pre-National Invitational.
Josh Hardin paced the Tribe by taking 26th place in 23:52.2 for 8 kilometers, and John Muller was 59th in 23:52.2. Seventh-ranked Colorado was first with 72 points, third-ranked Brigham Young second with 127. ...
At the Tribe Open 8K, Fordham's Nicholas Synan won in 25:29.5. W&M's finishers included former Grafton High standout David Gunnerson, who was 10th in 26:42.9. ...
CNU’s women’s team won the CNU Invitational and the men’s team placed fifth.
Paced by Karen Bumiller’s sixth-place finish and Erin Rolaf’s ninth-place finish on the Lee Hall Mansion course, the women posted a score of 84, edging out second-place Washington & Lee (86).
On the men’s side, CNU had 131 points. VCU led the way with 48 points and Lynchburg, the top Division III finisher, took second with 54 points.
Old Dominion moved into second place at 620, just two strokes off Florida Gulf Coast's lead, through 36 holes of the 54-hole LPGA Xavier Invitational at Daytona Beach, Fla.
ODU's Samantha Morrell shot her second consecutive 3-over-par 75 to stand in third place, two off the individual lead.
Six ODU players won in the opening round of the Wake Forest invitational. They included Carlos Lopez Villa, who won 6-1, 6-2 over Andrew Mellow of Furman, who is ranked 78th nationally in singles.
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