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Saturday, March 30, 2013
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Virginia Tech's Ryan Hawkins placed eighth in the platform diving event to highlight the final day of competition for the Hokies and Cavaliers at the 2013 NCAA Division I Men's Swimming and Diving Championships on Sunday at the IU Natatorium.
Hawkins scored a 422.40 in the prelimnaries and a 352.85 in the finals. Hawkins was named an All-American for the third time with his performance, previously earning honors on Friday in the 3-meter dive and in 2012 in the platform dive.
Logan Shinholser placed first in the consolation finals and ninth overall in the platform event with a 457.60 in the finals and a 363.10 in the preliminaries.
Michigan earned the team title with an overall score of 480. California followed in second place with a score of 406 1⁄2 and Arizona rounded out the top-three with a score of 313 1⁄2.
Hawkins earned 11 points and Shinholser earned nine, to give the Hokies their 20 points for the day.
Tech placed 20th overall in team competition with 52 points.
For Virginia, Luke Papendick broke the school record in the 200 backstroke with a time of 1:41.50. Papendick won the consolation final, placing ninth overall and was named an honorable mention All-American.
Virginia finished 27th overall with 22 points.
Hokies take series from No. 4 Seminoles
BLACKSBURG - Paired with Friday night's 3-2 win, Virginia Tech's 8-1 win in game two of Saturday's doubleheader gave the Hokies a series win over No. 4 Florida State.
Florida State (24-4, 8-4 ACC) won the first game of the day 11-10, despite a ninth-inning rally attempt from the Hokies (20-9, 7-5) that ended with a groundout with runners on first and third.
The Seminoles led 8-1 after three innings, but Tech scored seven runs with two outs in the bottom of the fourth to tie it. Florida State regained the lead with one in the fifth and two in the seventh to lead 11-8. Tech added a run in the seventh and ninth innings.
Stephen McGee led the Seminoles with three RBIs, followed by Jose Brizuela and Giovanny Alfonzo with two RBIs each.
Tech's Mark Zagunis and Brendon Hayden drove in two runs each.
Bryant Holtmann allowed three hits over 2 1⁄3 innings of relief for the win. Eddie Campbell gave up one run on three hits over three innings in the loss.
Andrew Rash's two-run double highlighted a four-run fourth inning for the Hokies in game two. Chad Pinder's RBI-double in the seventh inning scored Gary Schneider and Pinder scored on a single by Rash. Brendon Hayden and Chad Morgan helped the Hokies tack on two more in the inning and take an 8-1 lead.
Joe Mantiply (Tunstall) struck out seven Seminoles and allowed six hits and three walks over 6 2⁄3 innings in the win. Clark Labitan earned his fifth save of the year with 2 1⁄3 innings of two-hit relief. Peter Miller gave up four runs on six hits over 3 1⁄3 innings in the loss.
Virginia 8, Miami 1
CHARLOTTESVILLE - Reed Gragnani's three-RBI performance led Virginia to an ACC win over Miami.
Four different players scored two runs each for Virginia (25-2, 9-2), who scored three in the third inning and four in the eighth.
Michael Broad scored for Miami (19-11, 4-7) and the Hurricanes were held to just four hits on the day.
Scott Silverstein pitched 6 2⁄3 innings and struck out nine, walked two and allowed three hits for the win. Bryan Radziewski allowed four runs on six hits and two walks over six innings in the loss. Kyle Crockett earned the save with two innings of one-hit relief work.
Radford takes doubleheader
BUIES CREEK, N.C. - Radford (14-11, 4-2) earned a pair of big wins over No. 27 Campbell (23-5, 6-3) on Saturday, winning the first game 5-2 and the second game 3-2.
Game one was scoreless until a balk scored Josh Reavis in the sixth and Zach Woolcock then delivered a two-run double to give Radford a 3-0 lead. Campbell got two runs back in the bottom of the sixth, but Brandon Sipe drove in a run in each of the seventh and ninth innings to ensure the win. Michael Boyle struck out five and allowed two runs on two hits and three walks over five innings for the win.
Woolcock and Jeff Kemp hit solo home runs in the second and fifth innings, respectively, of the second game. Campbell scored in the bottom of the fifth to pull within one, but Josh Gardiner and Kemp executed a double steal with Gardiner crossing the plate in the seventh for the eventual winning run. Ryan Meisinger allowed four hits and walked two over 2 2⁄3 innings for the win.
VMI, Coastal Carolina split twinbill
LEXINGTON - VMI (13-17, 4-5) and Coastal Carolina (15-12, 4-2) split Saturday's doubleheader, with Coastal Carolina winning 6-1 in game one and VMI winning 10-9 in 10 innings in game two.
Luke Willis and Connor Owings scored two runs each in the first game. Coastal Carolina scored two runs in each of the first and second innings. Tyler Herb held the Keydets to four hits and struck out 10 over eight innings for the win.
Rob Dickinson scored on an error in the bottom of the 10th inning to give VMI the win. Sheldon Shifflett led the Keydets with three RBIs and Dickinson and Nick Dwyer each scored twice. Alex Buccilli drove in two runs on four hits for the Chanticleers. Andrew Woods gave up one hit over 2 1⁄3 innings for the win.
Roanoke sweeps Randolph-Macon
Roanoke (11-15, 4-7) took a doubleheader from visiting Randolph-Macon (9-11, 5-6) on Saturday with wins of 6-0 and 8-2.
Bradley Mattox's (William Byrd) two-run home run highlighted the offense in the first game. Cameron Holshouser (Glenvar) pitched six innings of two-hit ball, striking out six and walking five for the win. Austin Gregory (Hidden Valley) earned the save with three innings of one-hit relief with five strikeouts.
Mark Manthe (Blacksburg) drove in four runs in the second game, including a solo homer in the third inning. Mattox and Manthe scored twice each for the Maroons.
Tyler Grouten struck out four, walked three and gave up five hits over six innings for the win. Jacob McMillan (William Byrd) struck out four and gave up one run on one hit in three innings for the save.
N.C. Wesleyan 8, Ferrum 7
FERRUM - Lee Dunn hit a two-run single in the eighth inning as N.C. Wesleyan swept Ferrum in a three-game series.
Ferrum (11-20, 6-18) led 5-2 after five innings, but N.C. Wesleyan (18-18, 14-7) added three runs in the top of the sixth. Hank Parsley hit a two-run home run to put the Panthers back in front at 7-5, but the Battling Bishops scored once in the seventh and Dunn provided the eventual winners in the eighth.
Parsley led Ferrum with three RBIs and Wes Walker added two. Stephen Machin drove in three for N.C. Wesleyan, with J.J. Rodriguez and Dunn adding two RBIs each.
Chase Johnson pitched three innings of one-hit relief for the win. Javin Metz allowed two runs on two hits and two walks over 2⁄3 of an inning for the loss.
W&L, E&H split doubleheader
EMORY - Washington and Lee (13-11, 7-5) and Emory and Henry (8-15, 3-7) split Saturday's doubleheader, with the Wasps winning 3-2 in game one and the Generals rolling 21-5 in game two.
In the first game, Andrew Stockstill delivered a two-run single in the bottom of the ninth to give the Wasps the win. Joe Scalzo and Keegan Dolan scored to give W&L a 2-0 lead heading into the ninth inning. Connor Wise hit an RBI-single to start the rally for E&H. Will Dingus pitched one inning of perfect relief for the win. Jake Rudolph was tagged with the loss.
Alex Maragos drove in four runs and Taylor Rowe, Dolan and Scalzo drove in three in each in game two. W&L cranked out 21 runs on 23 hits, including a 12-run seventh inning.
Nate Plein pitched six innings, striking out eight and allowing three runs on seven hits in the win. Matthew McInaw gave up eight runs on nine hits and three walks over four innings in the loss.
Apprentice sweeps Southern Virginia
HAMPTON - Apprentice School (24-4, 10-0) earned a pair of wins, 3-0 and 4-2, over Southern Virginia (12-11, 6-2) in Saturday's doubleheader.
Chris Scarola drove in two of the three runs for the Builders in the fourth inning and Taylor Gomer held the Knights to just two hits over seven innings for the win.
Devorn Lake tripled to bring in two runs in the third inning of game two. Ryland Edwards allowed two runs on five hits in the win.
Virginia 4, Boston College 1
CHARLOTTESVILLE - Melanie Mitchell struck out 13 and held the Eagles to one run on seven hits and tied Lisa Palmer's 74 career wins for most in Virginia history.
With her 13 strikeouts, Mitchell became the first Cavalier to surpass 1,000 career strikeouts .
Lauren Didlake belted her first career home run to score two of the Cavaliers' three runs in the second inning. Karli Johnson and Alex Skinkis drove in a run each for Virginia (14-16, 3-6). Megan Cooley scored for Boston College (9-17, 2-5)
Mitchell pitched the full seven innings in the win.
Tech, UNC split doubleheader
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - No. 24 Virginia Tech (19-8, 1-4) and North Carolina (25-13, 6-3) split Saturday's doubleheader, with Tech winning 7-6 in the first game and falling 5-1 in game two.
Kylie McGoldrick's solo homer in the sixth inning proved to be the difference in the first game, which featured six home runs from the two teams. McGoldrick also had a two-run shot in the first inning and Courtney Liddle had a solo homer in the third inning. The Tar Heels led 5-3 after three innings, but Tech took the lead with three in the fifth. Constance Orr hit her second home run of the day to put North Carolina within one in the seventh.
Kelly Heinz improved to 10-2 on the season with a 4 1⁄3 inning effort, striking out six and allowing one run on three hits. Lori Spingola allowed seven runs on nine hits and six walks in the loss.
Haleigh Dickey's two run home run in the third inning was enough for Carolina in game two. Dickey's homer run was the second game-winning homer in the series, as she hit a solo home run in Friday's contest. North Carolina added three runs in the fifth inning. Logan Spaw drove in Kat Banks for the Hokies. Ashley Bone allowed one run on four hits and struck out two over 6 2⁄3 innings for the win. Heinz allowed four runs on seven hits over four innings in the loss.
Radford 7, Charleston Southern 1
RADFORD - Jessica Agee, Casey Burns and Ryndee Ruch drove in two runs each as Radford completed the sweep of Charleston Southern.
Burns and Ruch each drove in a run in the second and fifth innings. Agee hit a two-run homer in the sixth inning to put Radford (11-18, 4-1) up 7-1 on Charleston Southern (6-29, 0-9). Marci Christian hit a solo homer for Charleston Southern.
Rachael Walters struck out two and allowed just one hit over five innings for the win. Jennifer Giles gave up seven runs on 11 hits and a walk in the loss.
Ferrum sweeps William Peace
FERRUM - Ferrum (23-7, 12-2) swept a doubleheader with William Peace (7-24-1, 6-10) with wins of 3-2 and 7-5.
In the first game, Karly Thompson scored on a groundout by Lindsey Slover in the eighth inning to provide the winning run. Thompson and Shelbie Hall drove in the first two runs of the game for the Panthers. Emily Taylor (Salem) struck out four and allowed seven hits over a full eight innings for the win.
In game two, Ferrum scored four runs on four hits and two errors to increase its lead to 5-0. Kaitlyn Culler (Patrick County) singled in Kylene Culler (Patrick County) in the fourth inning for the eventual winning run. Anna Weavil drove in three runs for William Peace. Kaitlyn Culler earned the win with four strikeouts and eight hits over seven innings.
Maryland 9, Virginia 7
CHARLOTTESVILLE - Jay Carlson scored the decisive two goals as No. 2 Maryland edged No. 17 Virginia in an ACC powerhouse tilt.
Carlson finished the day with a game-high three goals, with the third giving Maryland (7-1, 2-1) a 9-4 lead. Mark Cockerton and Ryan Tucker scored two each for Virginia (5-6, 0-1), who out-shot the Terrapins 41-32.
Niko Amato stopped 14 shots for Maryland and Rhody Heller made eight saves for Virginia.
Marist 23, VMI 5
POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. - Aeden Herman tallied four goals and Drew Nesmith and Connor Rice had three each as Marist rolled by VMI.
Marist (7-1, 3-0) led 14-0 before VMI (0-9, 0-3) scored its first goal with 9:33 remaining in the third quarter.
Alex Henthorn and Russell East had two goals each for VMI. Marist out-shot VMI 65-26 and took a 61-26 advantage in ground balls.
For VMI, Matt Lindemann stopped 12 shots and Evan Windisch made three saves. Marist used four goalies.
Roanoke 21, Randolph-Macon 6
ASHLAND - Conner DuBois and Richard Lachlan tallied three goals apiece as Roanoke downed Randolph-Macon.
Joe Dishaw (Salem) and Mike Hayden scored two goals each and 11 other Maroons (6-3, 3-0) scored one each. Jason Andrews led the Yellow Jackets (4-7, 0-3) with two goals.
Charles Pease made 14 saves for the Maroons. Jordan Devito stopped 12 for Randolph-Macon.
Guilford 11, Ferrum 8
GREENSBORO, N.C. - Henry Farley, Daniel Hughey, Chandler Zirkle and Adam Fiore had two goals each and Guilford fended off a fourth-quarter comeback attempt by Ferrum.
Zirkle scored two goals late in the third to put Guilford (5-4) up 11-6 over Ferrum (8-6). Tyler Muckle and Ethan Wakefield scored one each in the fourth quarter, but the Panthers were unable to complete the comeback.
Tyler Poage and Will Walter scored two goals each to lead Ferrum.
Thomas Deane made seven saves for Guilford. Damian Pulos stopped 10 shots for Ferrum.
Washington & Lee 16, Va. Wesleyan 11
VIRGINIA BEACH - Seven Generals scored two goals each as Washington and Lee outlasted a fourth quarter comeback attempt by Virginia Wesleyan.
Jack Reuter, Cameron Dabir, Mac Means, Garrett Paglia, Luke Heinsohn, Tim Werner and Tyler Goldman all had two goals in the win for W&L (9-2, 3-1).
W&L led 14-7 after a goal from Tyler Goldman early in the fourth quarter, but Virginia Wesleyan (4-4, 1-2) scored four straight to pull to within three. Jack Clarke and Garrett Paglia scored a goal each for the Generals to put the game out of reach.
Virginia Wesleyan's Nick Pappas led all scorers with four goals.
Warren Berenis made 11 saves for W&L. Corey Bauer stopped 19 shots in the loss.
Roanoke 21, Randolph-Macon 11
ASHLAND - Allison Bonanno's 12 assists set an NCAA, ODAC and Roanoke College record for most assists in a single game as the Maroons downed the Yellow-Jackets in league play.
Bonanno also added three goals on the day and Kathleen Wager and Darragh Evarts scored six for Roanoke (5-5, 4-1). Jamie Golden added three goals for the Maroons, which led the Yellow Jackets (8-2, 3-2) 12-5 at the half.
Emily Lynch scored four goals to lead Randolph-Macon and Betsy Hebert added three on the day.
Lauren Curtin made 11 saves in the win and Nicole Woodwroth and Morgan Tignor combined for 11 saves in the loss.
North Carolina 18, Virginia Tech 11
BLACKSBURG - Kara Cannizzaro and Jessica Griffin scored four goals each for No. 3 North Carolina to down Virginia Tech.
Abby Friend scored three goals and had two assists for North Carolina (11-1, 4-0), who led 9-7 at the half. Brooke Martin led Virginia Tech (6-5, 0-3) with three goals, while Kelly Naslonski and Libby Rosebro chipped in a pair of goals each.
Lauren Maksym and Megan Ward combined to make 12 saves for the Tar Heels. Alex Gale made 12 stops for the Hokies.
Boston College 10, Virginia 7
NEWTON, Mass. - Sarah Mannelly scored three goals to help lead Boston College to a win over No. 9 Virginia.
Mikaela Rix added a pair of goals for the Eagles (5-6, 2-2), which led 4-2 at the half. Caroline McTiernan and Ashlee Warner scored two goals each for Virginia (6-6, 0-4).
Emily Mata stopped nine shots in the win and Liz Colgan made six saves in the loss.
Washington & Lee 12, Lynchburg 10 (OT)
LYNCHBURG - Carly Taglienit and Annie Murphy scored a goal each in overtime as Washington and Lee downed Lynchburg.
Lynchburg (5-5, 2-3) led 9-6 in the second half before W&L (5-6, 5-1) scored four straight to take the lead. The Hornets' Bri Slate scored with 36 seconds left to force overtime.
Margaret Klein had four goals to lead the Generals and Slate had four to lead the Hornets.
Cara Mulligan made six saves in the win and Hailey Bossert stopped eight shots in the loss.
Shenandoah 22, Hollins 2
Samantha Sisson registered five goals and three assists as Shenandoah cruised past host Hollins.
Corrinne Kosmowski, Liz Bereit and Amy Rollins scored three goals each for the Hornets (7-2, 4-0), which out-shot Hollins 34-5. Ashley Cross made two saves for Shenandoah.
Chanci Wright scored both of Hollins' goals and Corrine Nicholson made seven saves in net.
Virginia increases lead
BROWNS SUMMIT, N.C. - No. 15 Virginia increased its lead at the Bryan National Collegiate with a second-day score of 293.
The Cavaliers posted a seven-under-par 281 on day one and now have a two-day score of two-under-par 574. Arkansas is in second place at 583 and Vanderbilt rounds out the top-three with a score of 586.
Virginia's Brittany Altomare leads the individual leaderboard with back-to-back rounds of 70. Altomare leads Emilie Burger (Georgia) by two and Gabriela Lopez (Arkansas) and fellow Cavalier Elizabeth Brightwell by three.
TRACK & FIELD
Cavaliers win 12 in Virginia Invitational
CHARLOTTESVILLE - Virginia's track and field teams combined for 12 individual event wins in the Virginia Invitational and both the men and women finished in second in the team meet.
For the women, Vanessa Fabrizio and Vicky Fouhy finished one-two for the Cavaliers in the 800 meter, with Fabrizio clocking in at 2 minutes, 6.45 seconds. Moria Cronin and Pearl Bickersteth finished first and second, respectively, in the high jump. Katherine Walker claimed the 5,000 meter and Abbey Karin placed first in the javelin with a throw of 47.32. Barbara Strehler took the 1,500 meter and the relay team of Jordan Lavender, Fabrizio, Colette Gnade and Payton Chaney won the 1,600 relay.
For the men, Anthony Kostelac won the 800 meter, Kyle King won the 1,500 meter, Christopher Foley won the 5,000 meter and Bryan Lewis won the 3,000 meter steeplechase. Brandon Burton took first in the 400 hurdles and Tommy DeVita's 2.07 meters placed him first in the high jump.
Kent State placed first in the women's team scores and Charlotte placed first in the men's events.
VMI posts 24 top-10 finishes
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - VMI's track and field teams competed in the North Florida Invitational, with the men's team earning 15 top-10 finishes and the women's team earning nine.
Second place finishes from Cabell Willis (5,000 meter) and Antonio Wood (long jump) highlighted the men's events. Third place finishers include Avion Jones (high jump) and Joel Hoisington (shot put), while Daniel DeNijs earned fourth in the 3,000 meter steeplechase. VMI also placed fifth in the 1,600 relay and the long jump.
Renee Reives first place finish in the shot put with a distance of 13.87 meters was the highlight for the women's team. Dalton Kuhar finished second in the 3,000 meter steeplechase and Jenna Moye placed third in the 1,500 meter. Rachel Sing earned a fourth place finish in the javelin throw and Leah Schubel finished in fifth in the 5,000 meter.
Radford at Winthrop Invitational
ROCK HILL, S.C. - Jamiecka Baker, Vincent Wyatt and Kaise White all earned first place finishes for Radford on the final day of the Winthrop Invitational.
Vincent Wyatt ran the 110-meter hurdles in a time of 13.84 seconds, the second fastest time in program history. White ran the 400-meter dash with a personal-best time of 47.80 seconds. Baker earned first in the triple jump with a distance of 39 feet, 7 ¼ inches.
Brian Gorwitz finished third in the 1,500 meter with a time of 3:56.35. White, Wyatt, David Green and Joseph Betts placed fourth in the 400 relay with a time of 41.89 seconds. Amber Church, Lakei Crews, Keleice Green and Kayla Christian ran the 400 relay in 47.99 and placed third. Church also finished fourth in the 100-meter hurdles.
W&L scores 32 top-five finishes
NEWPORT NEWS - Washington and Lee's men recorded 17 top-three finishes and the women registered 15 in the top-five at the Commonwealth Duals at Christopher Newport.
For the men, Dillon Myers placed first in the 400 hurdles and tied for second in the high jump with fellow General Mitchell Thompson. Myers finished second in the 110 hurdles and, along with Thomas Dunbar, Kane Thomas and Zander Tillman, was part of the 1,600 relay team that placed first. Eddie Barnes placed first in the javelin, second in the shot put and third in the discus throw. Jordan Yost was second in the hammer thrwo and fourth in shot put. Thomas finished second in the 800 meter and Tallman placed third in the 200 meter. Aaron Jeong placed second in the 100 meter and Cole Glasgow placed fourth. W&L placed second in the 400 relay.
For the women, Marissa Thompson placed second in the 100 hurdles, 100 meters, the long jump and as part of the 400 relay. Jillian Katterhagen and Leigh Stauffer earned first place finishes in the pole vault and 3,000 meter steeplechase, respectively. Alexandra Hagan placed third in the pole vault. Brandie Huffman and Kaitlin Bonaro placed second and third, respectively, in the 1,500 meter.
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