Reed Garrett pitched a no-hitter as VMI beat Lafayette (Pa.) 3-0 Friday in the Keydets' home opener.
Garrett, a junior, struck out 13 and allowed just one baserunner, a fifth-inning, seven-pitch walk to first baseman Campbell Lipe that came on a 3-2 pitch. ...
Ryan Lindemuth slugged two home runs and drove in all of William and Mary’s runs as the Tribe won 4-2 at High Point.
Senior Kevin Casey gained his first collegiate save. ...
Ryan Yarbrough pitched the first six innings of a five-hit shutout and Gloucester High graduate Joey Burney doubled twice as Old Dominion (4-2)shut out St. John’s 3-0 on the first day of the ODU Baseball Invitational. ...
Third baseman Mike Burke drove in four runs on three hits, including a solo home run, to lift Buffalo past Norfolk State 7-1 to start the Spartan Classic. Former Peninsula Pilot Justin Bhatti (0-2) took the loss. ...
Virginia (4-1), ranked No. 1 in some polls and No. 4 in the writers’ poll used by d1baseball.com, held off East Carolina 3-2 in Charlottesville as Brandon Downes belted two solo home runs.
Nathan Kirby (2-0) yielded just two runs and four hits in 6 1/3 innings for the victory. Nick Howard pitched a 1-2-3 ninth for his first collegiate save.
The loss went to Jeff Hoffman, who pitched 6 2/3 innings and is listed by Baseball America as the No. 2 overall prospect for the 2014 Major League Baseball draft. ...
Virginia Tech lost 9-0 at No. 5 LSU in the first round of the Tigers' tournament in Baton Rouge, La., collecting just two hits. None came off touted Aaron Nola, who struck out eight and walked one in seven stellar innings.
The Tigers tagged Tech starter Brad Markey for seven runs -- just one earned -- and six hits in 2 1/3 innings. ...
Apprentice, which was 4-0 entering its annual Builder Invitational at War Memorial Stadium, fell to 0-2 in the tournament with a rain-delayed 10-2 loss to Division II Kutztown (2-0). ...
Binghamton won 12-2 at James Madison, parlaying an eight-run seventh into a rout.
No. 13 Virginia upended No. 1 Duke 5-2 at Boar’s Head Sports Club in Charlottesville, the same facility where the Blue Devils recently won the Intercollegiate Tennis Association national indoor championship to climb atop the rankings.
Julia Elbaba, ranked fourth nationally in singles, overcame third-ranked Beatrice Capra 7-5, 7-5 on line 1 to give the Cavaliers an insurmountable 4-2 edge.
Capra, a former champion at a Kingsmill minor-league pro event, reached the 2010 U.S. Open round of 32.
William and Mary standouts Daniel Potemski and Landon Funiciello advanced to Saturday’s finals at the Winter Cup Challenge in Las Vegas.
Potemski advanced by placing among the top 24 all-arounders (24th) with an 80.35, while Funiciello was among the additional 18 gymnasts who qualified by points.
Funiciello earned a pair of top-10 finishes, as he placed tied for seventh on rings (14.75) and ninth on parallel bars (14.4). He also recorded a 14.2 on floor.
Virginia Tech (6-3) beat McNeese State 4-1 but lost 8-0 to No. 9 Alabama in five innings at the Bama Bash in Tuscaloosa.
Against Alabama, Poquoson's Maggie Tyler (2-1) took the loss, yielding three key two-out hits. She gave up all eight runs on 11 hits in 4 2/3 innings, walking five and striking out two.
Old Dominion President John R. Broderick will serve as vice-chair of the Conference USA’s Board of Directors, effective immediately.
The board is comprised of university presidents from the 14 schools who will be C-USA members July 1, 2014.
Host Ferrum beat Apprentice 32-21, though heavyweight Ian Jones, Patrik Foxworth (157), Dan Henson (165) and Phillip Porto (174) won for the Builders.Copyright © 2015, The Baltimore Sun