Old Dominion wasted no time in making an impact in its new league.
Playing a Conference USA game for the first time, the Monarchs upended No. 9 Tulsa 2-1 Saturday night on the Golden Hurricane's home field in Oklahoma.
Abé Matamoros scored in the 17th minute to give Tulsa the lead, but ODU's Geoffrey Hill scored from 16 yards in the 35th minute to force a 1-1 halftime tie.
Ivan Militar scored the winning goal off a penalty kick at the 73:39 mark. ...
W&M’s Josh West scored 17 minutes in on a long cross from Chris Albiston, but the Dragons (5-2-1) — who extended their winning streak to five — equalized about 90 seconds later and took the lead later in the first half. ...
Host CNU (6-2-1) won its Capital opener 3-0 against Wesley (3-5-2), improving the Captains' winning streak to five.
Jalon Brown, Tommy O'Neal and Jimmy Grace scored in the second half. Alec Faulkner assisted on the first two goals.
Emory Camper and Dani Rutter scored to help W&M win 2-1 at James Madison. ...
Bupe Okeowo had two goals and an assist to help CNU (6-2-1) win its first Capital conference match 4-0 at Marymount.
Kelsey Clark scored a hat trick Saturday as Christopher Newport (10-0), ranked ninth in D-III, rolled to a 5-0 home victory in its Capital Athletic Conference debut against Frostburg State.
The Captains, who had been an independent team in their first 12 seasons, scored all five goals in a 12-minute span in the second half against the Bobcats (4-6) before a crowd of 417.
CNU (10-10), ranked 19th in Division III, split a pair of matches Saturday to finish 1-3 in the CNU Invitational at Freeman Center.
First, the Captains defeated Scranton 25-11, 25-17, 24-26, 25-19. But then, No. 15 Eastern (Pa.) swept the Captains 25-20, 25-19, 25-21. Against Scranton, Abby McIntyre had 21 digs and six kills, while Rachel Conway had 30 assists and five kills.
CNU, the only Division III team in the event, stood third after 36 holes on the first day of the nine-team Patriot Intercollegiate tournament in Fairfax.
Marshall led at 3 over par, followed by Columbia at 14 over and CNU at 15 over.
Senior Jonathan Howard led CNU with a 1-under-par 141, tied for third individually in a field of 65.
Entering Sunday's final round of the Nittany Lion Invitational on Penn State's Blue Course, W&M stood fifth at 29-over-par 605. Kent State (582) and Yale (583) were atop the field.
Kelly McGovern, at 1-over 145, was tied for sixth, tops among the Tribe.
Virginia Wesleyan’s Graham Wilson, a Menchville High graduate, won a pair of matches to reach Sunday's round of 16 in the ITA Southeast Regional in Fredericksburg.
CNU teammates Joey Manilla and Chiraag Shetty, a Tabb High graduate, won twice in doubles to advance to the round of 16.
In the women's division of the U.Va. Invitational, W&M -- the nation's 14th-ranked team -- placed second in the Panorama Farms Invitational to the host Cavaliers. U.Va. had 42 points, W&M 67.
Overall, the Tribe's Elaina Balouris (first, 16:31.8) and Emily Stites (third, 16:34.0) sandwiched U.Va.'s Barbara Strehler (16:32.7).
North Carolina won the 8K men's race with 58 points, followed by Eastern Kentucky with 76. Virginia was third at 101, Virginia Tech seventh at 197, W&M eighth at 205.
Rad Gunzenhauser paced the Tribe by placing eighth in 23:58.8. ...
In the Purple Valley Invitational in Williamstown, Mass., which included three Division III top-10 teams and three top-25 men's squads, the CNU women placed seventh and the men were eighth.
Freshman Emmie Schmitt led CNU's women, placing 27th in 23:47.9 for 6 kilometers. Freshman Andrew Benfer paced CNU's men, placing 33rd in 27:38.2 for 8 kilometers.