Christopher Newport, Randolph-Macon, Juniata (Pa.) and Emory of Atlanta rolled to first-round victories in the
Cory Harris had 15 kills as CNU, ranked fifth in the country, swept Washington and
Mallory Carter had 14 kills and 11 digs as Randolph-Macon overcame Gallaudet 26-24, 25-17, 25-16. R-MC senior Jessica Sears, a Menchville High graduate, had 17 digs and six kills.
Juniata, ranked 23rd nationally, beat Trinity of San Antonio, Texas, 25-15, 25-16, 25-8 behind Sarah McCarthy's 31 assists and 11 digs. Then No. 4 Emory rolled past Salem College of Winston-Salem, N.C., 25-7, 25-9, 25-8.
Division I: Norfolk State (12-19, 8-3) took a two-set lead on visiting
Charlotte Armstead, a Warhill High graduate, had 17 kills and Nicole Kessner 24 assists for NSU. ...
Hampton (17-13, 8-3 MEAC) increased its winning streak to four, beating Delawrare State 26-24, 25-17, 25-12.
Vendula Strakova had 18 kills and 11 digs for HU, and Bibiany Fonseca had 34 assists. ...
William and Mary will play at league-leading
No. 1 seed Alex Domijan of Virginia beat California's Ben McLachlan 7-6 (7-5), 6-1, then defeated Mississippi State's Romain Bogaerts 6-4, 6-0 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, the home of the
No. 6 seed Jarmere Jenkins of U.Va. won 6-4, 6-4 over Michigan's Vlad Stefan, then defeated Tennessee's Mikelis Libietis 6-3, 6-3.
Jenkins will face No. 4 seed Henrique Cunha of
U.Va. freshman Mac Styslinger lost 6-4, 6-3 to Southern California's Raymond Sarmiento.
In men's doubles, third seeds Jenkins and Styslinger beat McLachlan and his brother Riki 8-4 in a quarterfinal. They will play No. 2 seeds Cunha and Raphael Hemmeler on Saturday morning.
In women's doubles, U.Va.'s Stephanie Nauta and Li Xi beat Tulsa's Isaura Enrique and Samantha Vickers 8-6 in a quarterfinal, but No. 3 seeds Maria Belaya and Jeltje Loomans of
Nauta and Xi will play a semifinal at 9 a.m. Saturday versus Pepperdine's Lorraine Guillermo and Khunpak Issara.