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Thursday, March 28, 2013
CHARLOTTESVILLE - Derek Fisher and Mike Papi drove in two runs each as
No. 5 Virginia downed Towson 7-1 in a nonconference baseball game Wednesday.
Fisher and Brandon Downes each scored two runs for the Cavaliers (23-2), who scored five runs on four hits, two walks and an error in the third inning. Virginia tacked on two runs with two outs in the sixth inning.
Pat Fitzgerald scored for Towson (13-10).
Nathan Kirby earned the win with one hit and three strikeouts over 1 1⁄3 innings. Nik Nowottnick allowed two runs on four hits over two innings pitched in the loss.
The win is the seventh consecutive for Virginia and its ninth in the past 10 games.
Guilford 6, Roanoke 1
GREENSBORO, N.C. - Kent Peterson drove in two runs as Guilford earned a conference win over Roanoke.
Jordan Slate and Herc Ingels scored twice for Guilford (11-13, 4-7), while Jacob Clifton (William Byrd) crossed the plate for Roanoke (9-15, 2-7). Guilford broke open a 1-1 tie with three runs in the third.
Chad Wagoner struck out four and allowed six hits over 5 2⁄3 scoreless innings for the win. Mark Wimmer allowed four runs on seven hits over four innings in the loss.
Longwood 8, Ferrum 4
FARMVILLE - Emily Murphy and Carly Adams each singled in two runs in the sixth inning as Longwood downed Radford.
Jessica Agee had an RBI-single in the first inning for Radford (8-18, 1-1), but Murphy answered with a two-run single in the bottom half of the inning to give Longwood (23-10, 9-4) a 2-1 lead.
The Highlanders scored a run in both the second and third innings to take the lead before Kori Nishitomi tied the game in the fourth inning and the Lancers took the lead on a sacrifice fly by Adams in the fifth.
Libby Morris allowed one run on six hits and two walks over 4 1⁄3 innings for the win. Jackie Jenkins pitched two innings, allowing five runs on six hits and three walks.
Ferrum sweeps Greensboro
FERRUM - Karly Thompson hit a pair of homers as Ferrum (20-6, 9-1) took both games of a doubleheader against Greensboro (14-9, 8-4) with wins of 6-4 and 4-3.
Thompson hit a solo shot and Rachel Shumaker's three-run homer in the sixth inning proved to be the difference in the first game. Greensboro scored all four runs in the seventh inning, including a three-run home run from Jackie Nicholson.
Kaitlyn Culler (Patrick County) gave up four runs on five hits while striking out three over 6 2⁄3 innings for the win.
Thompson hit a two-run homer in the sixth inning and Shumaker drove in Culler to give Ferrum a 4-1 lead. Rae Hall hit a two run home run in the second game to pull Greensboro within one.
Emily Taylor (Salem) struck out five and allowed six hits over six innings for the win.
Ferrum 24, Southern Virginia 2
FERRUM - Frank Boxley and Shoshone Smith had three goals each as Ferrum overpowered Southern Virginia.
Four players had two goals each and 10 had a single goal for the Panthers (8-5). Derek Rush scored both of the goals for Southern Virginia (0-7).
Chad Vasos and Phil Reynolds combined for four saves in the win. Chris Snyder made 16 saves in the loss.
Lynchburg 9, Washington and Lee 8 (OT)
LEXINGTON - Campbell Armstrong scored the game-winner in overtime as Lynchburg clawed back from an 8-2 deficit.
Washington and Lee (8-2, 2-1) led 8-2 after a goal by Noah Lessing, but the Generals were held scoreless throughout the remainder of the game.
Austin Stewart led Lynchburg (8-1, 3-0) with three goals and Derek Sweet added two . Mac Means and Joe Wood scored two goals each for W&L.
Adam Davey made eight stops in the win and Warren Berenis made six saves in the loss.
Virginia 16, Old Dominion 12
NORFOLK - Ashlee Warner, Casey Bocklet, Courtney Swan and Kelly Boyd scored three goals each as No. 9 Virginia downed Old Dominion.
Morgan Stephens added two goals and Dana Boyle and Taylor Ranftle also scored for Virginia (6-5). Christina Rea scored five goals to lead Old Dominion (3-7).
Liz Colgan stopped 13 shots in the win, while Karen Hayde stopped nine in the loss.
Roanoke 22, Hollins 1
Jamie Golden scored four goals to lead host Roanoke to a conference win over Hollins.
Morgan Conroy scored three goals and Rosie Knisley added three goals and five assists for the Maroons (4-5, 3-1). Darragh Evarts and Broghan McEnerney scored twice each and eight players added one goal for Roanoke.
Jessie Deese scored for Hollins (1-6, 0-4), who was outshot 40-1.
Corrine Nicholson made nine saves in the loss. Roanoke used three goalies in the win.
Ferrum 21, Methodist 5
FERRUM - Brooke Hewartson scored eight goals and had an assist as Ferrum cruised by Methodist in conference play.
Caila Cummings added five goals and Angelyn Brown scored three for the Panthers (11-4, 5-1). Sydney Hewartson scored two goals and assisted on six goals for Ferrum, which outshot Methodist (1-8, 1-5) 41-12.
Hope Motahari scored three goals for Methodist.
Amanda Cheney made five saves in net for the win and Ashley Cannon made 10 saves in the loss.
Washington and Lee 13, Randolph-Macon 7
LEXINGTON - Meade Brewster registered three goals and an assist as Washington and Lee sent Randolph-Macon to its first defeat on the season.
Four players netted two goals for the Generals (4-6, 4-1), which led 7-2 at the half.
Shannon Jamieson led Randolph-Macon (8-1, 3-1)
Cara Mulligan stopped 10 shots and Nicole Woodworth made 18 saves in the loss.
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