Christopher Newport senior and Lafayette High alum Ryan Fleischmann became the USA South Athletic Conference’s all-time saves leader.
He saved both games for the Captains, who are ranked fifth in Division III, as they swept Saturday's doubleheader against conference rival Methodist. CNU won the opener 4-2 and took the nightcap 7-4. Fleischmann has 23 saves in his career.
Virginia, ranked 19th, improved to 11-0 by winning two games Saturday: 12-4 over Bucknell, then 11-5 against Harvard.
Derek Fisher went 5-for-6 in the doubleheader for the Cavaliers, while Branden Cogswell was 5-for-8 with four runs. Freshman Joe McCarthy was 4-for-8 with five RBIs. ...
Adam Norton pitched a four-hit shutout as No. 22 Notre Dame shut out No. 25 Virginia Tech 3-0 at an event in Cary, N.C.
Trey Mancini belted a two-run homer in the fourth inning off Brad Markey for the Irish (8-1). Poquoson's Chad Pinder had a ninth-inning single for the Hokies (10-2). ...
Josh Eldridge scored twice and drove in four runs to lead Old Dominion past Temple 12-4. ...
William and Mary split a pair with Penn at Plumeri Park, winning the opener 8-2 before falling 10-4 to the Quakers.
In Game 1, freshman catcher Ryan Hissey was 3-for-4 with three RBIs and two runs. ...
Apprentice (5-1) swept Thomas Nelson Community College in a quickly arranged doubleheader at War Memorial Stadium, 17-5 and then 5-0.
Devorn Lake was 2-for-5 and Chris Aldridge drove in three runs with a double in Game 1, while David Sebera earned the win. The Builders drew 17 walks.
In Game 2, four Builders combined for a two-hit shutout. Jordan Cowles hit an RBI double and Tim Moore was 2-for-3 for Apprentice.
Virginia's men achieved their sixth consecutive Atlantic Coast Conference meet championship, matching the feat the U.Va. women achieved last week.
Saturday's crown gave Cavaliers coach Mark Bernardino 27 ACC championships and 16 on the men's side, making him the all-time record-holder in both categories.
U.Va. finished with 759.5 points, followed by Virginia Tech (597) and North Carolina (549) in Greensboro, N.C.
The Hokies' finish matched their best-ever placement last year. ...
William and Mary finished second in the Colonial Athletic Association championships in Fairfax, totaling a school-record 633.5 points.
ODU's Sidni Hoxha was named the Men's Swimmer of the Year. He won the 50- and 200-yard freestyles, setting school records, and helped the Monarchs place second in the 400 free relay and third in the 800 free relay.
W&M placed third in the CAA championships with 496 points, winning the meet-closing 400 free relay in a school-record 3:21.56.
Towson took first at 783.5, followed by James Madison at 735.5.
CNU, ranked sixth in Division III, swept two games Saturday at the Beach Blast Tournament in Virginia Beach.
The Captains (5-1) beat Randolph-Macon 10-5 and Old Westbury 5-0.
Against R-MC, CNU had 12 hits, including Chelsea Mitchell's three-run homer. Sabrina Hill and Amber Arevalo each had three hits.
Against Old Westbury, freshman Hanah Marshall pitched a two-hitter for her first collegiate win. Candice Zollars was 2-for-3 with two runs, and Kelsey Lewis was 3-for-5.
Apprentice placed second among 13 teams in the National Collegiate Wrestling Association Mid-Atlantic Conference Championships in Lynchburg.
Ty Ford (125 pounds), Dwayne Roes (133) and Ian Jones (285) won their weight classes. Kyle Spruill (149) and Jacob Michael (125) came in second.
Meet host Liberty won with 201 points, while Apprentice (172.5) and James Madison (94) were next.
Mary Washington won 10-9 at CNU, scoring the game-winner with 5 seconds left. John Thompson led CNU (2-2) with three goals and an assist.
Ashton Marshall scored a team-high five goals to lead CNU, 19th in Division III, to a 14-10 win at Lynchburg. ...
Emily Austerberry scored twice for ODU, but the Lady Monarchs lost 14-4 at Jacksonville. ODU (1-3) trailed 4-2 at halftime, then was outscored 10-2 in the second half. ...
William and Mary won 21-3 at Stetson. Freshman Collier Campbell recorded six points (one goal, five assists), while junior Taelor Salmon and sophomore Kaleigh Noon both finished with three goals and one assist.
No. 13 William and Mary defeated No. 14 Army 411.35 - 409.4 in West Point, N.Y.
In addition to claiming the top team score on vault with a season-high 71.95, W&M also posted its best team marks on rings and high bar. The high bar differential of 67.350 - 61.350 was especially significant.
Tribe junior Landon Funiciello claimed individual event titles on vault (15.050) and parallel bars (14.6), while freshman Neal Courter posted the meet's top score on high bar (13.9).
W&M placed third in a four-team meet in Piscataway, N.J.
Host Rutgers won with a 195.975 and was followed by Cornell (191.325), W&M (191.100) and Brockport (188.750).
Brittany Stover was the Tribe's top all-arounder, placing third with a 37.900.
East Carolina (8-1), whose only loss came to nationally ranked George Washington, beat Christopher Newport 7-0 indoors in Greenville, N.C.
No. 68 Virginia Tech beat West Virginia 5-2 to improve to 7-2. ...
Mary Washington, ranked 27th in Division III, shut out CNU 9-0 in Rocky Mount, N.C.
Eagles freshman Shelby Harris, a Hampton Roads Academy graduate, beat Marion Gloor 6-2, 7-5 at No. 2. Angela Stallman, CNU's No. 6, was the only Captain to win a set.Copyright © 2014, The Baltimore Sun