Christopher Newport won 2-0 at Roanoke, the nation's No. 17 Division III team, Saturday night on goals by Sean Christein and Tommy O’Neal.
CNU (4-2-1) outshot the Maroons 21-8 and dropped them to 5-1.
Christein's chip-in put CNU ahead 8:22 into the game, and O'Neal netted a shot off Jalon Brown's assist at 54:33. The second goal came with Roanoke playing a man down, shortly after an ejection.
William and Mary won the men's division of the W&M Invitational on the Eastern State Hospital course, and the Tribe women were second to Richmond. Hampton's women were third.
The Tribe men totaled 36 points, followed by Richmond (42) and VCU (45). UR's Jason Skipper took the individual title with a 15:29.9 5-kilometer time, and David Barney led the Tribe by placing third in 15:45.2.
Richmond's Tara Hanley took the 5K women's title in 17:56.4, while fifth-place Christina Lee paced the Tribe in 18:53.4. ...
CNU's women and Mary Washington's men won the team championship in the CNU Settler's Invitational at Lee Hall Mansion in Newport News.
Mary Washington's Lauren Braney (19 minutes, 38.44 seconds) won the 5-kilometer race, with CNU teammates Emmie Schmitt (19:47.54) and Jessica McClelland (19:53.03) taking the next two positions.
Ryan Carroll, running unattached, won the men's 6K race in 19:56.29, with four Mary Washington runners next. Andrew Richardson led CNU by placing sixth in 21:00.72.
At the top-notch Division III Gargoyle Invitational, 17th-ranked Christopher Newport finished 2-2.
Late Friday, the Captains fell 22-25, 15-25, 25-21, 25-20, 15-10 to No. 14 Chicago, the host team, as Paxton Crooks had 28 assists and eight digs, while Maddie McCann had 11 kills and nine digs for CNU.
The Captains bounced back to beat Wisconsin Lutheran 23-25, 25-9, 25-21, 25-18 behind 12 kills apiece from Hannah Miller and Abby McIntyre, plus 14 digs by Rachel Close of Mathews. But CNU then lost 25-18, 25-23, 25-13 to No. 6 Elmhurst as McIntyre had 13 digs and five kills.
William and Mary's Maria Belaya and Jeltje Loomans took the top-flight doubles championship at the Tribe Invitational, edging Oklahoma's Whitney Ritchie and Emma Devine 8-7 (7-3). Belaya also earned a spot in Sunday's singles finals. ...
Shelby Harris of Newport News, a sophomore at tournament host Mary Washington, won two matches to reach the championship bracket’s round of 16 at the ITA Southeast Regional.
CNU went 2-0 in the first round of championship-bracket doubles with a pair of comeback victories.
Freshmen Logan Eldridge and Katie Carlson, who trailed 5-1, rallied for a 9-7 win against a tandem from Albright (Pa.) before falling to the overall No. 1 seeds from Washington and Lee. The Captains' Jackie Gaine and Jodi Noland, who were behind 0-2, beat Haverford (Pa.) 8-4 before dropping a second-round match to another W&L combination.
In singles, Eldridge won her first match 6-3, 6-3 against Haverford's Katherine Donches before losing in the round of 16. Noland, Gaine and Carlson lost to fall into the consolation bracket.
CNU freshman Brook Byrd, a Warhill High graduate, won her first-round match in a lower bracket 7-6, 3-6, 1-0 (11-9) against a left-hander from Juniata (Pa.).
CNU (8-0), ranked sixth in Division III, stayed unbeaten with a 3-0 home win against Eastern Mennonite. Lauren Cheatham scored twice and Belle Tunstall once.
Club ice hockey:
A night after CNU rallied past South Carolina 7-6 on a late goal at the Hampton Roads IcePlex, the Captains were preparing to meet the Gamecocks again at 10 p.m. Saturday.Copyright © 2015, The Baltimore Sun