Show off your holiday lights and you could win an iPad! Enter your photo by December 13. Winner will be selected by popular vote.
Saturday, May 4, 2013
WINCHESTER - The Washington and Lee women's lacrosse team earned an 11-8 win over Shenandoah to claim the program's 14th Old Dominion Athletic Conference crown and a spot in the 2013 NCAA Division III Tournament.
W&L (10-9) and Shenandoah (12-5) traded goals to open the game, but junior Katie Hagen put the Generals ahead 3-2 as time expired in the first half.
Emily Conway opened the second half with a pair of goals for W&L, but Shenandoah kept it close by notching a goal after each of Conway's tallies.
Margaret Klein scored a pair of goals to kick start the W&L offense, with the first coming with 18:40 left on the clock.
After Meade Brewster scored to put the Generals up 8-4 with 13:08 to play, Shenandoah answered with a goal each from Samantha Donaghy and Samantha Sisson.
Hagen scored a goal to end the Hornets run and then Klein added two more to give the Generals an 11-6 lead.
Shenandoah added a pair of late goals, but W&L held on for the win.
Conway finished with three goals and Hagen had two. Three different players scored two each for Shenandoah.
Klein notched seven shots on goal and Hagen tallied six. Brewster controlled five draws and tallied three ground balls.
Cara Mulligan stopped 10 shots in net for W&L and Ashley Cross stopped eight for Shenandoah. Each team tallied 22 shots on the day.
Conway, Hagen, Mulligan, Brewster and Rebecca were named to the All-Tournament Team.
Virginia Tech 7, Boston College 5
CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. - Behind designated hitter Ryan Burns' three RBIs and two hits, No. 25 Virginia Tech earned its first ever road series win against Boston College.
Tech (30-18, 13-13) opened the scoring with a pair of runs in the second inning and tacked on a run in each of the third and fourth innings. After a throwing error allowed Mark Zagunis to score with two outs in the fifth, Burns drove in a pair of runs on a double to put the Hokies up 7-0.
Boston College (10-37, 2-23) scored five runs in the bottom of the ninth inning before Jake Joyce came in to close out the game with the tying run at the plate.
Gabriel Hernandez led the Eagles with a pair of RBIs and two hits.
Devin Burke earned the win with seven innings on the mound, striking out six and allowing only two hits.
The final game of the series is slated for today at 1 p.m.
Radford 10, Longwood 6
FARMVILLE - Hunter Higgerson scored four times and drove in three runs to help Radford earn a road win over Longwood.
Longwood (21-23, 10-10 ) scored four runs in the bottom of the first inning and led 5-2 heading into the top of the sixth. Radford (26-20, 11-6) scored four in the sixth inning and two more in the seventh to take an 8-5 lead.
Blake Sipe and Chris Coia added two RBIs each and Ryan Burgess crossed the plate three times for Radford.
Longwood was led offensively by Justin Lacy, who belted a three-run home run in the first inning.
Michael Boyle earned the win with five innings from the mound, allowing six hits and striking out three. Jeff Maxwell pitched 3 2⁄3 innings for the save.
Maryland takes doubleheader
BLACKSBURG - Maryland took a pair of close wins, 3-1 and 9-7, from Virginia Tech in Saturday's doubleheader.
The Terrapins scored two in the third inning of the first game to take the edge. Virginia Tech's Amanda Ake and Maryland's Nikki Maier had a solo home run each. Kaitlyn Schmeiser pitched seven innings for the win, striking out eight and scattering five hits and a walk.
Trailing 3-2 in the third inning of game two, Maryland (31-24, 13-7) scored seven runs in the inning to take a commanding lead over the Hokies (33-18, 8-11). Tech cut the lead to two with two runs in each of the sixth and seventh innings, but the game ended with runners on first and third. Shannon Bustillos led Maryland with three hits, including a two-run home run in the first. Courtney Liddle led the Hokies with four RBIs, three of which came on a three-run homer in the first inning.
Lexi Carroll earned the win with 6 1⁄3 innings of relief.
Radford takes doubleheader
RADFORD - Radford earned a pair of wins over Winthrop, 4-2 and 4-3, on Saturday thanks to a strong day at the plate from Morgan Eye.
Eye belted a three-run home run in the first inning of game one that provided the eventual winning run. Emily Naegele added an RBI double for Radford in the third inning and Chelsey Schoenfeldt's two-run home run in the seventh inning for Winthrop.
Rachael Walters earned the win in seven innings of work, striking out five and allowing four hits.
Eye's RBI-single to score Naegele capped a three-run third inning for the Highlanders (19-34, 12-11) in game two. Sara Allen drove in all three runs for Winthrop (25-26, 12-11).
Jackie Jenkins was credited with the win in game two, scattering seven hits over seven innings.
TRACK & FIELD
VT earns four first-place finishes
CLEMSON, S.C. - Virginia Tech earned four first place finishes and Washington and Lee grabbed first in the javelin as the two teams joined Radford in the Bob Pollock Invitational hosted by Clemson University.
The Hokies took both the men's and women's pole vault events, with Martina Schultze clearing 14 feet, 2 inches in the women's. Chris Uhle's winning height of 17-0 ¾ set a new outdoor school record for the men's pole vault, breaking a record Uhle set earlier this season. Tadashi Pinder took first place in the men's 100 meter dash with a time of 10.52 seconds and Shalonda Mitchell claimed the women's 800 meter in 2:18.47. Also for the Virginia Tech women, Leah Nugent finished second in the 100m hurdles in 13.67 seconds and Adeyeni Aromolaran claimed third in the 100m dash with a time of 56.27. Benjamin Unger claimed third in the 400m hurdles at 56.27 seconds and Ronnie Black cleared 6-11 for third in the high jump.
W&L claimed the top three spots in the men's javelin with Eddie Barnes in first at 191-0, Dylan Mills in second at 189-2 and Kevin Sullivan in third at 177-6. Aaron Jeong tied the school record in the 100m with a time of 10.84 in the preliminaries, and finished 10.85 in the finals for fifth place. Jeong, Cole Glasgow, Agustin Kim and Zander Tallman competed in the 400m relay and finished fourth with a time of 42.21.
Joseph Betts' second-place finish in the 200m highlighted the day for Radford as Betts finished in a time of 21.55 seconds. Vincent Wyatt broke the school record in the 110m hurdles with a time of 13.79 seconds in the preliminaries. Wyatt did not compete in the finals due to weather.
Weather JournalComplexities of ice accretion