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Wednesday, March 13, 2013
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — Radford’s men’s golf team closed out the final round of the Bash at the Beach tournament at The Surf Golf and Beach Club in first place, the first tournament win for the Highlanders since 2007.
Radford led all three rounds of the tournament, with a first-round 281, 274 on day two and a final day 290. The Highlanders finished with a score of 845, seven-under-par on the tournament. Jacksonville finished second with a three-round score of 850 and James Madison came in third with a score of 858.
Radford’s Callum Tarren finished two strokes back of JMU’s Rich Leeper, who finished first on the individual leaderboard with a 204. Leeper scored a six-under-par 65 on the final day of play to overtake Tarren, who made par on the day.
McLaughlin leads Cavs to sixth
AIKEN, S.C. — The Virginia men’s golf team wrapped up play at the Palmetto Intercollegiate at the Palmetto Golf Club in sixth place, powered by Mac McLaughlin’s second-place finish.
McLaughlin finished with a three-round total of 208, two strokes back of South Carolina-Aiken’s Matt Atkins. McLaughlin followed a second-round 64 with a 73 in the final round.
Augusta State finished first overall in team scores with 856 with South Carolina in second with 863. N.C. State and Clemson tied for third place with a 864 and Liberty rounded out the top-five with a score of 868.
W&L places ninth
DATAW ISLAND, S.C. — Washington and Lee finished in ninth place in the TaylorMade-Adidas Intercollegiate at the Cotton Dike Course with a three round score of 973.
W&L opened with a 321 and 320 in the first two rounds and capped play with a 332. Faulkner University finished first out of the 13 teams competing with a score of 919, followed by Centenary with 947 and Hampden-Sydney in third with a 955.
The Generals’ Patrick Clossin finished in fifth individually with a three-round score of 231, 10 back of Centenary’s Zander Winston for first place.
Virginia Tech 6, Charlotte 1
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A pair of first inning home runs gave Virginia Tech a quick advantage in a win over Charlotte.
Sean Keselica hit a solo homer and Mark Zagunis hit a two-run shot three batters later to give the Hokies (13-4) a 3-0 lead out of the gates. Virginia Tech tacked on two more in the second inning and a run in the fifth inning. Charlotte (10-5) scored an unearned run in the eighth inning.
Tanner McIntyre was on the mound for the win, allowing just two hits and three walks over six scoreless innings.
Radford takes two from Iona
RADFORD — Radford earned a pair of wins over Iona, downing the Gaels 12-1 in the first game and 10-1 in the second game.
In the first game, Alex Lee drove in a run in each of the first, third and sixth innings and Chris Coia drove in two on a fifth-inning triple.
James Woods earned the win with 1⁄ 3 of an inning of hit-less pitching.
In the second game, Radford (8-7) scored five runs in the first inning to take a quick lead. Zach Woolcock tripled to score two runs in the first inning and hit a two-run double in the third.
Dylan Nelson pitched four innings, allowing just four hits and walking one for the win.
JMU 11, VMI 8
HARRISONBURG — Casey Goss drove in three runs and finished a perfect 5 for 5 from the plate as James Madison topped VMI.
JMU scored three runs in three consecutive innings to turn a 2-0 deficit into a 9-4 lead. VMI tacked on four in the eighth to cut the lead to one, but the Dukes added two in the bottom half of the inning.
Tyler Duke (James River) and Cole McInturff drove in two runs each for the Dukes (10-6). Cody Holder led the Keydets (5-12) with four RBIs and Jordan Tarsovich crossed the plate three times.
Michael Church pitched one inning for the win and Jonathan Kelley pitched 2⁄ 3 of an inning in the loss.
Averett 8, Roanoke 2
Kevin Alvarez hit a three-run homer in the ninth inning to give Averett (17-6) some insurance in a win over host Roanoke (5-10).
The Cougars led 2-0 until the Maroons scored a pair of runs in the sixth inning to tie it. Averett scored a run in the seventh and another in the eighth to take a 4-2 lead before tacking on four more in the ninth. Cam Cassady and Boone Hagy drove a run each for the Maroons.
Wagner 18, VMI 12
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Cory Santor scored five goals and had three assists as Wagner out-lasted VMI.
Wagner (1-5) held a tentative 12-11 lead over VMI (0-6) after three quarters of play before surging ahead with six goals. David DeCirce and Griffen Leclaire contributed four goals and an assist each for the Seahawks.
Russell East led the Keydets with four goals and an assist and Anthony Mordaga chipped in a goal and three assists.
VMI out-shot Wagner 53-33 and forced Nicholas Gibaldi to make 11 saves in net. Matt Lindeman recorded 10 saves in the loss.
Roanoke 18, College of Wooster 6
Richard Lachlan had six goals and three assists to pace Roanoke to a win over visiting College of Wooster.
Roanoke (2-2) blanked College of Wooster (2-2) 5-0 in the first quarter, and held the Fighting Scots to just two goals in each of the last three quarters. Will Pilat (Hidden Valley) added three goals for the Maroons, and Tyler McWilliams had two goals and two assists.
Charles Pease stopped six shots for Roanoke, and Matt Magoon stopped 19 shots for College of Wooster.
Virginia Tech 16, UC-Davis 7
DAVIS, Calif. — Megan Will notched six goals to lead Virginia Tech to a win over California–Davis on Tuesday afternoon.
Meg Bartley and Brooke Martin scored four goals each for the Hokies (4-4), and Kelly Naslonski tallied three assists. Ellie Delich scored four goals to lead the Aggies (1-5), which were out-shot 28-15 in the game.
Alex Gales stopped five shots in net for the Hokies, while Kai Murphy and Jordan Majka combined to stop seven for the Aggies.
Wright places second
DATAW ISLAND, S.C. — Rachael Wright (North Cross) placed second individually in the TaylorMade-Adidas Intercollegiate at the Cotton Dike Course.
Wright shot an 89 on the opening day of competition and followed it with an 86 to tally a score of 175. Faulkner’s Emma Sears finished one stroke ahead of Wright for the top score.
Washington and Lee did not enter the team portion of events.
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