Host Christopher Newport beat Apprentice School 8-0 Thursday in a showdown of a pair of Newport News teams who are likely to reach their national tournaments later this season.
Jordan Boze (3-0) pitched six shutout innings as the Captains won on their Senior Day.
The Captains, ranked eighth in
Apprentice freshman Taylor Gomer was named the USCAA Pitcher of the Week.
Gomer, an insulator apprentice from Smithfield, pitched a two-hitter Saturday as the Builders beat No. 4-ranked USCAA team Southern
Norfolk State junior guard Pendarvis Williams was named the Boxtorow Division I HBCU National Player of the Year, following in former teammate Kyle O’Quinn’s footsteps from last season.
Williams, previously named the
CNU and Ferrum split a doubleheader. Ferrum won the opener 5-2, but in the nightcap, Captains freshman and Smithfield High alum Alexis Pope hit two three-run homers to lead CNU to a 9-0 win. ...
Longwood swept a doubleheader at Norfolk State, taking the opener 2-0 and winning 19-7 in Game 2. ...
The Dukes had won eight consecutive games before going to Chapel Hill. ...
Virginia senior Melanie Mitchell set the Cavaliers' all-time record for victories, gaining her 75th in Game 1 of the Cavaliers' 8-0, 15-3 Wednesday sweep of
To be eligible for the award, a student-athlete must be classified as an NCAA Division I senior and have notable achievements in four areas of excellence – community, classroom, character and competition.
CLASS is an acronym for Celebrating Loyalty and Achievement for Staying in School.
He won the clinching matches in both of Saturday's Tribe victories -- 4-3 against James Madison and 5-2 against
Virginia's Courtney Bartholomew and Luke Papendick swept the
In her first NCAA championship meet, Bartholomew won the consolation final of the 100 backstroke and placed 10th in the 200 back. She won both backstroke events in the ACC meet.