William and Mary coach Jimmye Laycock announced during the CAA weekly teleconference that Steve Cluley will start at quarterback Saturday against Virginia Tech.
Cluley, a redshirt sophomore, saw little action in four games last season for the Tribe, completing 4-of-9 passes with 33 yards and an interception. ...
The rivalry between Virginia and Virginia Tech is getting a new name: The Commonwealth Clash.
The competition will include the 21 sports in which the schools compete against each other, plus one point decided by fans.
At the end of each school year, the institution with the most points will be crowned the champion. ...
Norfolk State’s Sept. 6 home opener against Liberty will be televised by the Liberty Flames Sports Network and will be available on ESPN3.com. The game kicks off at 4 p.m.
Chowan University graduate and former Hampton Crabber Talaya Lynch was hired as an assistant coach at Montreat College in North Carolina.
Lynch, who finished second on Chowan’s all-time scoring list with 1,412 points, was on Hampton High’s 2007 state championship squad.
Current Hampton University coach David Six was Lynch’s high school coach.
Virginia junior and NCAA singles champion Danielle Collins made her U.S. Open debut and pushed No. 2 seed Simona Halep to three sets.
Collins won the first set in a tiebreaker 7-6 (7-2), but Halep took the last two sets by a 6-1, 6-2 score.
Virginia freshman midfielder Tara Vittese was named to the Preseason All-ACC team.