Junior Jalon Brown, a Grafton High graduate, recorded his first collegiate hat trick as Christopher Newport (3-2-1) won 3-0 at North Carolina Wesleyan (1-3-1).
Senior Sean Killion gained his second shutout of the season. ...
William and Mary’s Jackson Eskay was named the Eastern College Athletic Conference Player of the Week. He had a goal in a loss to N.C. State and an assist on the tying goal in the Tribe’s win over then-No. 1 Creighton.
Christopher Newport, which rose three spots to sixth in the latest Division III coaches’ poll, beat visiting Virginia Wesleyan 1-0 on Kelsey Clark’s goal 10:32 into the game to improve to 7-0.
CNU has climbed to its highest ranking in six years and is one behind Capital Athletic Conference rival Mary Washington.
Apprentice freshman wide receiver Chase Donahue was named the U.S. Collegiate Athletic Association Offensive Player of the Week.
Donahue, a freshman insulator apprentice from Jessup, Ga., caught a game-high 10 passes for 91 yards and a touchdown in the Builders’ 38-14 loss at Gallaudet. He leads the USCAA in receptions after two weeks (14) and is fourth in receiving yards per game (61).
William and Mary’s Jackson Eskay was named the Eastern College Athletic Conference Player of the Week. He had a goal in a loss to N.C. State and assisted the tying goal in the Tribe’s win over then-No. 1 Creighton.
CNU (7-5) fell five spots to No. 17 in the national Division III coaches’ poll. Freshman Briana Sutton, a Jamestown High graduate, leads the Captains with 84 kills. Freshman Rachel Close, from Mathews High, leads CNU with 148 digs and 13 aces.
William and Mary junior Kelly Okun was named the Colonial Athletic Association Golfer of the Week. She tied for third at the W&M Fall Invitational on Kingsmill’s Plantation Course, shooting a 5-over-par 218, setting a Tribe record for a 54-hole, par-71 tournament.
CNU sophomore Chiraag Shetty, a Tabb High graduate, was named the Capital Athletic Conference Co-Player of the Week, sharing the award with Mary Washington’s Alex Blakhin.
Shetty went 3-0 at the No. 1 singles flight in last weekend’s Shenandoah tournament in Winchester.
CNU freshman Logan Eldridge was named the CAC Player of the Week after going 3-0 at Flight 4 singles in Shenandoah’s tournament in Winchester.
CNU freshman Emmie Schmitt was named a CAC women’s Co-Athlete of the Week. She finished Saturday’s Commodore Classic in Nashville, Tenn., in a personal-best 5-kilometer time of 19:17.59, fourth among non-Division I competitors.Copyright © 2015, The Baltimore Sun