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Saturday's college multi-sport roundup (baseball, softball, lacrosse, tennis): Poquoson's Pinder helps No. 24 Hokies split pair

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Virginia Tech, ranked 24th nationally in baseball, split a pair of games Saturday in Blacksburg behind junior Chad Pinder, a Poquoson High alumnus.

In a 7-3 loss to Temple, Pinder had two hits and drove in a run. The Hokies (5-1) rebounded to beat Holy Cross 7-5 as Pinder went 1-for-4 and scored a run. ...

William and Mary beat Siena 9-3 in a rain-delayed game as Ryan Lindemuth was 2-for-2 with two runs. ...

Brandon Downes hit a three-run home run and Scott Silverstein and Whit Mayberry combined on a five-hitter to lead No. 25 Virginia (6-0) past visiting Toledo 5-0. ...

Old Dominion’s home game against Rutgers was postponed due to rain and will be made up as part of a doubleheader Sunday starting at noon. ...

All of Saturday’s games in the Builder Invitational at War Memorial Stadium in Hampton were washed away. The event resumes Sunday.

Softball:

Hampton ended its season-opening slide by winning a pair of games in the Elon Phoenix Clash.

The Pirates (3-8) opened with a 10-0, five-inning win over Saint Peter’s -- curiously, the same non-conference opponent HU lost to Saturday in men's basketball -- before beating Temple 5-1.

Adrianna Scott and freshman Taylor McCoy homered against Saint Peter's, and reigning Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Rookie of the Week Bobbi Langlois pitched three innings of one-hit ball for her first college win.

Against Temple, Jailynn Jackson pitched a four-hitter and struck out nine. Nina Ferguson, Kerissa Burruel, Scott and McCoy each had two hits for HU.

Women’s lacrosse:

Kylie Chaplin scored the tying goal with 1:58 left and Ashton Marshall scored the game-winner with 46 seconds left to lead host CNU past 15th-ranked Washington and Lee 9-8.

Marshall led the Captains with three goals and Chaplin scored twice. ...

Meredith Rogers scored two goals and Ashmore Standing also scored for ODU in its 21-3 loss at Louisville.

Men’s lacrosse:

Aaron Chrzaszcz had two goals and an assist and Will Geise and Gregory Limon added two goals each to lead CNU past Randolph 12-1.

Women’s tennis:

No. 37 William and Mary won a pair of matches at McCormack-Nagelsen Tennis Center, beating Penn 6-1 and stopping James Madison 5-2.

Aginast the Quakers, Maria Belaya, Anik Cepeda and Hope Johnson won in singles and doubles. Against the Dukes, Belaya, Leeza Nemchinov and Cepeda were singles and doubles victors.

Men’s tennis:

Norfolk State, a new contender for the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference crown, shut out North Carolina Central 4-0 in Durham.

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