Apprentice School defeated Rochester College (Mich.) 4-1 Thursday to extend its winning streak to five and improve to 11-3.
Chris Perry pitched six innings for the victory, and Sam Massie earned a save.
Host Christopher Newport beat Eastern (Pa.) 8-7 on Aaron Chrzaszcz's goal 73 seconds into overtime.
The Captains forced extra time because Joey Rolando netted the tying goal with 1:20 left in regulation. Rolando, who had two assists, and Chrzaszcz each had three goals.
No. 3 UCLA gained revenge on No. 2 Virginia for last season’s NCAA championship match, edging the Cavaliers 4-3 in Los Angeles.
With UCLA ahead 3-1 in the team match, all three remaining singles matches went to third-set tiebreakers. Marcos Giron edged Alex Domijan 5-7, 7-6, 7-6 on line 2 to give the Bruins an insurmountable 4-1 lead before the Cavaliers won the other two tiebreakers.
After helping 13th-ranked William and Mary post its best team score in school history in the 425.4-to-413.65 victory against No. 14 Navy last Sunday, senior Landon Funiciello was named the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference Gymnast of the Week.
Funiciello, a two-time NCAA All-American, claimed the rings title with a school-record 16.4 – second in NCAA history. The two-time team captain also placed second on floor (14.65) and parallel bars (14.35).
The Baldwinsville, N.Y., native ranks first nationally on rings with a three-score average of 16.083 and 12th on parallel bars (15.017).
Christopher Newport improved its winning streak to six games by sweeping a doubleheader from Meredith (3-9) in Raleigh, N.C.
The Captains (7-3) won 3-0 in Game 1 and 7-1 in Game 2. Alexis Pope and Candice Zollars each had four hits for the day.
In the opener, Sophomore Krista Lewis pitched her first collegiate shutout, a four-hitter, to lower her season earned-run average to 1.31. In the nightcap, Hanah Marshall struck out five and yielded seven hits for the win. Rookie Jenna Sprinkle drove in three runs in Game 2.
CNU will play this weekend at the Roanoke Bash in Salem instead of in Salisbury, Md., where the Sea Gull Invitational was canceled because of weather.
Indoor track and field:
Samuel Martin set CNU's mile record with a time of 4 minutes, 15.80 seconds in the mile at the Tufts Final Qualifier in Boston, breaking the 2005 clocking of 4:16.87 by Cary Chaffee.
The Captains' Robert Mayes won the 400 meters in 51.05.
Enuma Ezenwa posted three top-high women's finishes, placing fifth in the 60-meter hurdles and being the runner-up in the high and long jumps.Copyright © 2015, The Baltimore Sun