Men’s lacrosse:

Richmond, playing its first varsity game in history, nearly pulled a huge surprise against No. 7 Virginia (2-0), a longtime power, which managed a 13-12 win at Robins Stadium before 4,249 behind James Pannell's four goals.

The Spiders’ roster consists of 22 freshmen, nine sophomores and five juniors.

Softball:

Virginia Tech started 2-0 with a pair of wins at the Music City Classic in Nashville, Tenn., beating Miami of Ohio 6-1 and Tennessee State 5-0.

Poquoson’s Maggie Tyler pitched a three-hitter against TSU, striking out eight and walking two. Amanda Ake had four hits and five RBIs for the day. ...

Delaware defeated Hampton 5-2 in Honolulu, leaving the Pirates at 1-3 in the season-opening Paradise Classic.

An RBI single by Raenelle Taylor and a bases-loaded walk to Diamond Ponds gave HU a 2-0 lead in the bottom of the second inning, but the Blue Hens replied with a four-run third.

It featured Heather Oakley's two-run single and Sarah Bencivenga's two-run triple off Jailynn Jackson, who pitched a complete game but took the loss.

Men's gymnastics:

William and Mary won a tri-meet at Brockport (N.Y.), totaling 412.45 points to Illinois-Chicago's 401.35 andthe hosts' 220.45.

The Tribe swept all six individual event titles. Senior Landon Funiciello claimed three events (rings, vault and parallel bars), while sophomore Neal Courter won two (floor exercise and high bar) and junior Jason Wang earned one (pommel horse).

Wrestling:

Apprentice improved to 19-5 with a 41-10 victory at Penn State-DuBois, which yielded 24 points via four forfeits.

Indoor track and field:

Hampton's men won the team title at the Vince Brown Invitational at Christopher Newport's Freeman Center.

Taylor Frenia of Virginia Beach highlighted William and Mary's performance, winning the weight throw (59 feet, 0.75 of an inch) and shot put (56-3.25). CNU's Kendrick McMinn placed seventh in the weight throw at about 47-10, fourth in Captains history.

W&M senior David Gunnerson of Yorktown took second in the 800 meters at 1:59.22.

The Tribe won the women's team title as junior Elizabeth Crafford cleared a lifetime-best 12-6.25 to win the pole vault. CNU's Enuma Ezenwa and Jenna Elliott cleared about 5-4 in the high jump, among the top performances in school annals. ...

Virginia's Aaron Worrell, a former Woodside High star, made his collegiate debut in the triple jump, coming in second in the Virginia Tech Elite Meet at 49 feet, 2.5 inches -- the 10th-best mark in school history and one inch shy of the Cavaliers' freshman record.

Women’s tennis:

No. 43 William and Mary overcame No. 50 Penn State 5-2 at McCormack-Nagelsen Tennis Center, with Leeza Nemchinov gaining the clinching victory — 7-6 (7-4), 7-6 (7-4) on singles line 2.

Maria Belaya, Nabila Farah and Julia Casselbury won on lines 1, 4 and 6, respectively, after the Tribe took the doubles point behind the tandems of Belaya-Nemchinov and Casselbury-Melanie Roy. ...

In the first consolation round at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association's National Indoor Championships in Charlottesville, 14th-ranked Virginia shut out No. 7 Texas A&M 4-0 with singles wins on lines 4, 5 and 1 by Stephanie Nauta (ranked 85th nationally), Maci Epstein and Julia Elbaba (ranked eighth).

The Cavaliers earned the right to face Alabama at 6:30 p.m. Sunday.

Sunday's main draw semis feature No. 7 seed Duke against No. 6 California and No. 4 UCLA against unseeded Northwestern, which bounced top-seeded Florida 4-2 Saturday.