Colleges:

Men’s soccer:

William and Mary announced its 2014 schedule, which includes nine home games and nine games against 2013 NCAA tournament teams.

W&M first will host a pair of scrimmages at Martin Family Stadium: Aug. 18 against Longwood and Aug. 22 versus VCU.

A link to W&M's story is here:
http://www.tribeathletics.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=25100&ATCLID=209523637

Baseball:

Former W&M star Michael Katz, who now plays for the short-season Class-A Brooklyn Cyclones in the New York Mets' organization, gained his fifth All-American honor of the season: a first-team selection by the American Baseball Coaches Association.

He had .363 batting average, 87 hits, 24 doubles, a triple, 14 home runs, 64 runs and a school-record 75 RBI. He posted a .646 slugging percentage and a .445 on-base percentage.

He ranks in the top 10 in the country in doubles, homers, runs, slugging percentage, RBI and total bases.

Men’s golf:

Conference USA is set to become the first NCAA Division I conference to include match play as part of its league championship tournament. C-USA schools will play 54 holes of stroke play, with the top four teams advancing to match play.

The format change mirrors the NCAA championship format. ...

Christopher Newport sophomore Matt DiSalvo received Division III All-America honorable mention in a vote of coaches. He and fellow Captains Jonathan Howard and Sam Robinson made the all-region team.

Soccer:

In the U.S. Open Cup fourth round, Major League Soccer’s New England Revolution won 3-2 over the host Richmond Kickers with a trio of first-half goals at City Stadium. Richmond native Brad Knighton was the winning goalkeeper.

George Davis IV and Matthew Delicate scored for the Kickers, who are one of the USL Pro league’s top teams.

The Revolution advanced to play the Rochester Rhinos.

Golf:

Tom Crow, 16, of Virginia Beach and Cape Henry Collegiate shot 5-under-par 67 in the second round of stroke-play qualifying to earn medalist honors at the 24th Virginia State Golf Association Junior Match Play Championship at Boonsboro Country Club in Lynchburg.

Crow finished at 3-under 139 to earn the top seed for match play, which begins Thursday with 16 players.

Lynchburg’s Jimmie Massie, 14, a Boonsboro member, had 68, while defending champion Mark Lawrence Jr., 17, of Richmond posted 71; both competitors completed qualifying at 2-under 140 to secure the second and third seeds, respectively.

Besides Crow, the only other Hampton Roads player to advance to match play was Virginia Beach’s Teddy Hoffmann (73-74-147), the No. 15 seed. Suffolk’s Trey Wren (149) barely missed.