Former Texas Tech quarterback Michael Brewer has contacted Virginia Tech about transferring and would be eligible in 2014 if he does so, the Richmond Times-Dispatch reported.
Brewer, a 6-foot-1, 185-pound sophomore from Lake Travis, Texas, who will graduate in May, was 34-of-48 for 375 yards and four touchdowns in nine games.
The Emory & Henry College athletic department is under investigation by the NCAA regarding possible improper benefits to student athletes, the EHC Whitetopper -- the campus newspaper -- reported.
In incidents before the arrival of new coach Curt Newsome, a Hampton native, the E&H football program is suspected to have violated NCAA Division III bylaws by providing and promising extra financial incentives to athletes that are being categorized as a “lack of institutional control” in the athletics department, according to an affiliate of the college.
William and Mary’s Daniel Potemski and Landon Funiciello earned weekly honors from the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference.
Potemski was chosen as the Gymnast of the Week, while Funiciello garnered Specialist of the Week distinction.
Competing against many of the nation’s top gymnasts at the Winter Cup Challenge in Las Vegas, Potemski placed 18th all-around with a two-day total of 162.6. Funiciello ranked 17th in national-team selection points after placing sixth on parallel bars (14.75/15.2) and seventh on rings (14.4/14.85).
William and Mary swept the weekly Colonial Athletic Association awards after beating Texas-San Antonio and Longwood last weekend.
Junior Will Juggins was named the CAA Singles Player of the Week for the second time this season, while senior Ben Guthrie and freshman Addison Appleby were named the Doubles Team of the Week.
Former Christopher Newport spokesman Wayne Block, who now lives in Arizona, was chosen for induction in the national Hall of Fame of the College Sports Information Directors of America.
Schweers nets 55 in victory
Former Christopher Newport All-American Chelsie Schweers had 55 points and 13 rebounds to lead her Icelandic team, Hamar, to an 88-84 win.
Admirals edge Checkers
Alex Grant had two assists, and John Kurtz had a goal and was named the game’s No. 1 star as the Norfolk Admirals beat the Charlotte Checkers 3-2 at Scope.
The Admirals (29-17-1-7) climbed into a tie for fifth place with Albany in the 15-team Eastern Conference, which will provide eight playoff berths.
Charlotte, the Carolina Hurricanes' top affiliate, fell to 24-26-1-2 and is 12th in the 15-team Western Conference.
Before the game, the Admirals' Sami Vatanen -- part of the bronze-medal-winning Finnish Olympic team -- signed autographs.Copyright © 2015, The Baltimore Sun