Old Dominion never needed drama in its NCAA men’s tournament first-round game, routing Drexel 5-1 Thursday in Norfolk as Tim Hopkinson scored twice in the first 17 minutes for a 2-0 margin.
The Monarchs (11-5-1) earned a trip to Washington to play No. 6 seed Georgetown (13-4-2) at 1 p.m. Sunday. The Dragons, who won the Colonial Athletic Association tournament, finished 9-8-4.
Cole Stringer, Jesse Miralrio and Sydney Rivera scored later for the Monarchs, and Sean Stowe made seven saves for the victory. ...
Navy beat VCU 3-0 at Sports Backers Stadium for a berth at 5 p.m. Sunday at No. 14 Wake Forest. Martin Sanchez broke a scoreless tie in the 68th minute, and Geoff Fries provided two insurance goals. ...
St. John’s won 2-1 at Delaware on Jordan Rouse’s goal in the first overtime to earn a spot at 1 p.m. Sunday at No. 8 Virginia. ...
Host North Carolina beat South Florida 1-0 on Omar Holness’ goal in the fourth minute. The Tar Heels will play at No. 12 UC Irvine on Sunday.
Six Apprentice players made the All-U.S. Collegiate Athletic Association first team: linebacker Brock Bullock, defensive back Marlon Lane, wide receiver Chase Donahue, punter Blake Penix, offensive lineman Tim Anderson and tight end Cody Peters.
Defensive lineman Erol Carter made the second team.Copyright © 2014, The Baltimore Sun