Ben Verlander and Tyler Urps had three hits each in Old Dominion’s 9-2 win Friday over Temple.
Verlander, the younger brother of Detroit Tigers star pitcher Justin Verlander, scored three runs and drove in one. Urps scored once and drove in two.
Left fielder Willie Shaw belted two home runs and drove in four runs as host William and Mary beat Penn 7-5 in a series opener at Plumeri Park, extending the Tribe’s winning streak to four. ...
Brandon Waddell pitched six innings of three-hit ball as host Virginia beat Harvard 3-0, the 22nd-ranked Cavaliers’ fourth shutout in five games. U.Va. lowered its earned-run average to 1.67. ...
No. 25 Virginia Tech (10-1) beat Rhode Island 7-3 and Ohio 8-2 at the Irish Classic in Cary, N.C.
Against Rhode Island, Poquoson’s Chad Pinder was 2-for-4 with a run and two RBIs. Against Ohio, Pinder was 1-for-3 with a run and a walk for the Hokies, while Mark Zagunis had three RBIs. Zagunis and Sean Keselica each had three hits against the Bobcats. ...
Matt Zink was 2-for-3 with two RBIs and three stolen bases as host Richmond (7-2) beat Wagner 8-6. ... VCU (6-0) hammered UNC Asheville 12-1 at a tournament in Charleston, S.C., as Joey Cujas and Chris Ayers had three hits apiece.
The tradition-laden Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association tournament in Charlotte, N.C., will feature a Saturday night final between Livingstone and Bowie State.
Livingstone beat Elizabeth City State 68-53 to reach the final for the first time. Jody Hill and Mark Thomas paced the Blue Bears with 13 points each. CIAA Player of the Year Angelo Sharpless ended his career for the Vikings by scoring 20 points.
Bowie State then handled Winston-Salem State, a team guided by former Hampton University coach Bobby Collins, 83-66.
Byron Westmorland scored 27 and Dameatric Scott 21 for Bowie State, countering the 29 from the Rams' Justin Glover.
Fayetteville State and Shaw reached Saturday's championship game with double-digit triumphs.
Fayetteville State bounced Virginia Union 71-57 as Shuanda Ashford, nicknamed "Shaq" after former NBA great Shaquille O'Neal, poured in 23 points and grabbed 10 rebounds.
Shaw defeated Elizabeth City State 76-61 as Crystal Harris had 17 points and 10 rebounds off the bench.
Christopher Newport, ranked sixth in Division III, beat Eastern Mennonite 6-2 but lost 3-0 to Allegheny (Pa.) in eight innings at the Beach Blast tournament.
Against EMU, the Captains scored the game's first six runs in support of winner Krista Townsend.
Allegheny's Caitlin Nealer struck out 13 and pitched a one-hitter, yielding just a two-out single in the fourth by Chelsea Mitchell. ...
Delaware beat host Norfolk State 10-2, capitalizing on five errors by the Spartans (2-4). Michelle McKinnon was 3-for-3 with two runs and an RBI for the Blue Hens (7-2).
No. 16 Syracuse beat No. 6 Virginia 9-8 on Kevin Rice’s goal in overtime at the Carrier Dome.
Virginia opened a 128-point lead on Virginia Tech at the ACC championships Friday night in Greensboro, N.C. ...
W&M set seven school records Friday and stood second to UNC Wilmington, 349-331, entering the night’s session at the Colonial Athletic Association championships in Fairfax.
Freshman Charley Bowles, a Tabb High graduate, swam the 400-yard individual medley in 3:56.97 to reach the finals.
W&M stood third with 332 points after Friday’s competition at the CAA championships in Fairfax, well behind the top two of Towson (548.5) and James Madison (539.5).
W&M’s Megan Howard placed second in the CAA 50-yard freestyle in a lifetime-best 22.93. She joined Sara Shaner, Noelle Klockner and Greta Schneider to win the 200 free relay in 1:31.89 — the Tribe’s first CAA meet relay victory since 2009.
Despite playing short-handed because of injuries, W&M (6-5) beat Illinois State 4-3 in McCormack-Nagelsen Tennis Center. The doubles point and singles wins by Adrian Vodislav, John Banks and Ben Hoogland gave the Tribe an insurmountable 4-1 edge.Copyright © 2015, Los Angeles Times