Norfolk State’s men extended their record by winning their eighth straight Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference indoor track and field championship. The Spartans won five events Saturday in Landover, Md., to finish with 152.5 points. Hampton was second with 85.
On the women’s side, Hampton won its third straight championship and 10th in the last 11 years. The Lady Pirates tallied 140.5 points, edging out second-place Maryland Eastern Shore (131 points). Hampton’s Maurice Pierce was named the Most Outstanding coach.
Mason-Dixon indoor track:
The Christopher Newport indoor track and field teams swept the Mason-Dixon Conference Championships for the second straight year, and Daulton Teaford was named the Men's Track Athlete of the Meet at the Freeman Center.
CNU's Tyler Wingard was selected as the men's and women's Coach of the Year after guiding both programs to the league crown. Led by a slew of top-flight performances, the Captains set 52 personal bests and came away with 14 individual titles during the daylong meet.
Overall, the men posted a score of 207, with Gwynedd-Mercy second at 115. The CNU women scored 228, with Gwynedd-Mercy second at 80.
William and Mary hammered No. 28 Clemson 11-2 as John Farrell pitched seven innings for the win.
Sophomore Michael Katz led the Tribe with four RBIs and three hits. Junior Ryan Lindemuth had four hits, two runs and an RBI, while senior Kevin Nutter went 2-for-4 with two RBIs and three runs.
No. 30 Virginia scored 13 runs over the last four innings to win 13-9 at East Carolina.
U.Va.'s Derek Fisher had five RBIs and freshman Joe McCarthy four -- both had three hits. ...
Virginia Tech (3-0) beat Kent State 8-1 and host UNC Wilmington 9-0.
Poquoson’s Chad Pinder hit a three-run homer against Kent State, giving him a team-high eight RBIs for the season. ...
CNU freshman and Gloucester High alum Jacob Houston drove in four runs and Menchville High alum Austin Chrismon struck out 12 in six innings to lead the Captains, eighth in Division III, to a 15-3 win over Maryville (Tenn.).
Unable to play the planned second game of a doubleheader, the teams will play Sunday in a doubleheader, with the first game scheduled for 11 a.m. ...
Josh Eldridge had three hits and drove in four runs to lead Old Dominion past Marshall 10-1, evening their series.
Apprentice won its fourth straight U.S. Collegiate Athletic Association National Invitational Championship, edging Penn State DuBois 176-168 in the 10-team event.
Four Builders won individual titles: Ty Ford (125 pounds), Kyle Spruill (149), Kevin Gray (235) and Ian Jones (heavyweight).
No. 47 W&M beat visiting West Virginia 6-1. Maria Belaya, Jeltje Loomans, Leeza Nemchinov and Sydney Smith won in singles and doubles for the Tribe.
Matt White scored 11 seconds into the first overtime period to give No. 7 Virginia a season-opening 13-12 home win over Drexel. ...
John Thompson and Aaron Chrzaszcz scored twice for CNU, but the Captains dropped their season opener, 12-9, at Washington & Lee.
CNU led 5-2 at halftime in Lexington but was outscored 7-1 in the third period.
Ashton Marshall had seven goals and an assist for CNU, but the Captains lost 15-13 to Mary Washington, which is ranked 13th in Division III. ...
No. 19 Johns Hopkins beat visiting ODU 20-10 despite Ashmore Standing’s three goals.
William and Mary recorded the eighth-best score in school history (193.650) and placed fifth at the Sweetheart Invitational in Raleigh, N.C.
N.C. State claimed the team title with a 195.675 and was followed by North Carolina (195.550), Pittsburgh (194.750), George Washington (193.950), W&M and Bowling Green (193.300).
Junior Jessica Pritchard was the Tribe's top all-arounder. She placed sixth with a 38.900, which tied for the eighth-best mark in school history.
The No. 11 William and Mary team posted a season-high 417.75 and placed third at a tri-meet in Philadelphia. Top-ranked Penn State claimed the team title with a 446.55 and was followed by the host Temple Owls (421.30) and W&M.
The Tribe also recorded season highs in four events. Junior Daniel Potemski competed in all-around for the first time this season and placed second with a career-high 84.4.Copyright © 2015, Los Angeles Times