Apprentice School took fourth place among 19 teams in the U.S. Collegiate Athletic Association men's golf nationals at Penn State, and two Builders earned first-team All-American honors: second-place Ben Hunter and fourth-place Kyle Mutter.
Apprentice improved to a second-day 307 for a 636 total in an event won by Daemen (N.Y.). ...
Christopher Newport, which began Tuesday in 10th place, climbed to finish third in the Royal Lakes/Oglethorpe Fall Invitational in Flowery Branch, Ga.
The Captains shot the second-lowest round Tuesday in the Atlanta-area event and finished at 597, 29 over par. CNU sophomore Scott Davidson finished tied for second individually by shooting a 1-under 70 to finish at even-par 142.
Old Dominion placed third at 301 and William and Mary tied for 14th at 319 in the Lady Pirate Intercollegiate, which was shortened to one round because of rain in Greenville, N.C.
Maryland and UNC Wilmington shared the crown at 7-over-par 295.
Will Bates scored twice, including the decisive penalty kick in the 89th minute, to boost Virginia (6-5-1) over High Point 2-1 in Charlottesville.
The Cavaliers handed the 23rd-ranked Panthers (10-1-1) their first loss and snapped their 16-match unbeaten streak. ...
Virginia Tech (5-5-2) and Longwood (3-9-2) played to a 120-minute scoreless draw in Farmville. The Hokies held a 12-9 edge in shots and an 8-2 advantage in shots on goal.
VCU (17-3) beat Norfolk State 25-15, 25-23, 25-15 at Echols Hall, though the Spartans' Charlotte Armstead -- a Warhill High graduate -- led all players with 10 kills. NSU setter Darcy Moore, the reigning MEAC Rookie of the Week, added 11 assists and Noelle Eagles had 16 digs for NSU.
Kristin Boyd led the balanced Rams with nine kills. ...
Christopher Newport, which moved up a spot to No. 4 in the latest Division III coaches' poll, swept William Peace 25-8, 25-17, 25-16 in Raleigh, N.C. to run its winning streak to 13 matches.
Bailey Jensen paced CNU with nine kills on 11 swings. Rachel Conway had 21 assists, and Abby Hogge dug 12 shots.
VMI’s Stan Okoye was named the preseason Player of the Year in the Big South Conference by a panel of media and coaches.
In the North Division, Campbell was picked first, VMI second, Radford fifth and newcomer Longwood sixth.
Virginia coach Joanne Boyle will be one of eight individuals inducted into the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame, East Boros Chapter. The ceremony will take place at Edgewood Country Club in Churchill, Pa.
Boyle was a four-sport standout at Gateway High in Monroeville, Pa., earning a basketball scholarship to Duke. She was a four-year letter-winner for the Blue Devils, leading them with 75 steals in her senior season.
She then played pro basketball in Europe, was an assistant coach at Duke and then became head coach at Richmond, California and U.Va.Copyright © 2015, The Baltimore Sun