Norfolk State added a pair of transfers from Division I programs.
Anell Alexis, a 6-foot-6, 185-pound wing, averaged 4.6 points and 3.0 rebounds in 72 games over three seasons for Marist. He will be eligible to play immediately as a graduate student.
Jeffrey Short, who will have two years of eligibility, starting in 2014-15, is a 6-4, 185-pound guard who averaged 5.6 points for Fordham last season.
Coming off an NCAA semifinal appearance last season and a runner-up finish in 2011, Christopher Newport shared the No. 5 ranking in the Division III preseason coaches’ poll. The Captains will play nine top-25 opponents. ...
William and Mary was chosen seventh among eight teams in the Colonial Athletic Association coaches’ poll. A CAA newcomer, the College of Charleston, was chosen first, while James Madison was fifth.
Charleston has made seven NCAA tournament appearances in the last 11 years, and the Cougars won either the regular-season or league tournament titles in the Southern Conference for 12 consecutive seasons.
Matthew Delicate scored in the 24th and 29th minutes as the host Richmond Kickers (15-1-9) clinched the top seed in the USL Pro league playoffs, beating Orlando City 2-0 at City Stadium.
Joseph Ngwenya and Brian Ownby had assists for the Kickers, who will play a home quarterfinal Aug. 24 against the No. 8 seed at City Stadium.
Dirk Schultz of Hagerstown, Md., won $10,000 for capturing the Middle Atlantic PGA Professional Championship at Golden Horseshoe Golf Club in Williamsburg.
He shot a 3-under-par 68 Wednesday on the Gold Course for a 10-under-par total for 54 holes. That gave him a one-shot win over Sean English of Westminster, Md.
William and Mary standouts Landon Funiciello and Neal Courter will compete for national titles at the P&G Championships this weekend at the XL Center in Hartford, Conn.
The men’s portion of the competition, which is slated for Friday and Sunday, will feature four Olympians and a pair of Olympic alternates.
This event will determine the World Games team that will compete at the 2013 world championships in Antwerp, Belgium, from Sept. 25-Oct. 7.
Funiciello is scheduled to compete on rings, vault and parallel bars, while Courter will vie participate in floor exercise, vault and high bar.
Washington Redskins play-by-play announcer Larry Michael will serve as grand marshal of the NASCAR Nationwide Series race Sept. 6 in Richmond, where the team has conducted training camp for the first time.Copyright © 2015, The Baltimore Sun