Wednesday's college roundup: CNU men extend soccer winning streaks

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Jalon Brown scored two more goals as Christopher Newport (6-1-2) breezed past St. Mary’s (Md.) 5-1 Wednesday in men's soccer, extending the Captains’ unbeaten streak to seven and their winning streak to four.

Brown, the reigning USA South Player of the Week, converted for a Captains that team that capitalized on a St. Mary's own goal less than four minutes into the match and never trailed.


James Madison receiver Daniel Brown, a former Isle of Wight Academy star quarterback, will have surgery on his right knee Thursday and is out for the season, the Daily News-Record of Harrisonburg reported.

Brown tore his anterior cruciate ligament on the first offensive play by the Dukes in last month’s 42-12 loss against West Virginia. JMU is ranked fifth in the FCS Sports Network poll. ...

The Richmond Spiders announced that their home game Saturday against Old Dominion is sold out, though there are a few tickets remaining through the ODU ticket office.

Field hockey:

CNU (7-1), No. 14 in Division III, cruised to a 7-1 win over Virginia Wesleyan at the U.S. National Training Center in Virginia Beach to extend its winning streak to five.

Seven players scored the Captains' goals, and Shelby Judkins had two assists.

Track and field:

Two-time Croatian Olympian discus competitor Martin Maric has been named an assistant coach at Virginia, where he primarily will work with throwers.

Maric placed 29th in the 2008 Olympics and 17th this year.

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