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Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Kathleen Wager (Rockbridge County) scored with a minute to play in the third overtime to give Roanoke its first win of the season, a 13-12 decision over visiting Washington and Lee (2-5).
Morgan Conroy scored with slightly more than eight minutes to play in regulation to give Roanoke (1-3) the lead, but Margaret Klein tied the game at the six-minute mark to force overtime.
Wager led all scorers with four on the day and Allison Bonano added three for the Maroons. Margaret Pascale and Meade Brewster registered three goals each for W&L.
Lauren Curtin made 13 saves for Roanoke and Cara Mulligan made eight for W&L.
The score was tied at seven at the half.
Virginia 18, William and Mary 5
CHARLOTTESVILLE — Casey Bocklet scored five goals to pace No. 9 Virginia (3-4) to a win over William and Mary (2-5).
Courtney Swan had four goals and Dana Boyle added three for the Cavaliers, which led 10-3 at the half and outshot the Tribe 37-18.
Taelor Salmon scored three goals to lead the William and Mary attack.
Kim Kolarik and Liz Colgan combined four seven saves for the Cavaliers. Colleen Nofi and Katie Geary stopped nine for the Tribe.
Drew 13, Ferrum 7
FERRUM — Nikki Kleiman scored seven goals and added an assist as Drew University ended Ferrum’s six-game win streak.
Brooke Hewartson led Ferrum (6-2) with five goals and Amanda Cheney stopped 11 shots in net.
Krysta Cento added three goals and three assists and C.C. Carlini stopped one shot for Drew (3-2).
Meredith 12, Hollins 4
Danielle Lee and Lottie Meadows scored five goals each to lead Meredith (4-4) past host Hollins (1-4).
Lindley Taylor and Chanci Wright scored a pair of goals each for Hollins, which was out-shot 27-13.
Andie Stuber made four saves in the win and Corrine Nicholson made 10 saves in the loss.
Randolph-Macon 17, Ferrum 13
ASHLAND — Justin Butler scored five goals to lead Randolph-Macon (4-4) by Ferrum (5-4) on Wednesday.
Tim Rowe added four goals and an assist for the Yellow Jackets, which scored eight of 10 goals early in the fourth quarter to take the lead. Nick Smith led Ferrum with four goals and three Panthers registered two goals each.
Jordan Devito stopped 14 shots in the win and Damian Pulos made 11 saves in the loss.
Franciscan 18, Southern Virginia 7
BUENA VISTA — Sean Wayne scored six goals to lead Franciscan to the first win in program history with a 18-7 win over Southern Virginia.
The Barons also received three goals and five assists from Ryan Zbikowski. Evan Malchano stopped 33 shots in net for Franciscan.
Franciscan moves to 1-3 on the season and Southern Virginia falls to 0-4.
Elon 4, Virginia Tech 3
ELON, N.C. — Ryan Kinsella’s three-run home run in the bottom of the seventh inning gave Elon enough to edge Virginia Tech at Latham Park.
Virginia Tech (13-5) opened the scoring with two runs in the second inning off of a bases-loaded walk and a fielding error. Elon’s (8-8) Chris Schaedel scored on a sacrifice fly by Joey Tomko before Kinsella stepped to the plate. The Hokies added a run in the eighth inning.
Brandon Kacer earned the win with 1⁄3 of an inning pitched. Eddie Campbell pitched one inning in relief, allowing four runs on four hits and a walk in the loss.
Virginia 7, Liberty 2
CHARLOTTESVILLE — No. 12 Virginia (15-1) took advantage of key pitching mistakes to jump out to a quick lead in a win over Liberty (11-6).
Liberty’s Willi Martin walked the first three batters he faced and the Cavaliers scored the first run of the game on a wild pitch. Brandon Townes followed with a triple that scored two runs and later scored on a wild pitch to give the Cavaliers a 4-0 lead.
Kenny Towns drove in a run in the fifth inning and Nate Irving drove in two runs on a double in the seventh to stretch the lead to 7-2.
Trey Oest pitched five innings for the win, allowing four hits and striking out three. Martin was responsible for three runs on three walks in the loss.
VMI 6, William and Mary 2
WILLIAMSBURG — Ray Lopez and Cody Holder each crossed the plate twice as VMI earned a road win over William and Mary.
The Keydets (6-12) scored a run in the third inning, two in the fourth, two in the sixth and one in the ninth to out-last the Tribe (10-7). Lopez finished the day 3 for 4 with two RBIs.
T.J. Lighton earned the win with two hits allowed over four innings of work and John Garrett earned the save with just three hits allowed over three innings. J.T. Castner was credited with the loss for William and Mary, allowing three earned runs on a walk and eight hits over six innings.
Roanoke 7, Emory and Henry 2
Roanoke College scored three runs in each of the second and third innings to earn a win over visiting Emory and Henry (6-10, 1-4).
Roanoke (6-10, 2-3) received two-RBI performances from Aaron Burton (Patrick Henry) and Brian Kluge (Cave Spring) en route to the victory, with Jacob Clifton (William Byrd) crossing the plate twice. Mark Robertson (Patrick Henry) scored for Emory and Henry (6-10, 1-4).
Mark Wimmer struck out five batters and allowed just four hits over six innings in the win for the Maroons. Ty Hill allowed seven runs on seven hits in the loss.
Roanoke wins two against Guilford
Roanoke College earned a pair of wins over visiting Guilford, as the two teams opened play in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference.
The Maroons defeated the Quakers 9-5 in the first game of the day and 10-9 in the second game of the doubleheader.
Roanoke improves to 11-3 on the season with a 2-0 mark in the ODAC, while Guilford falls to 9-3 overall and 0-2 in the ODAC.
JMU takes two from Virginia
CHARLOTTESVILLE — James Madison (16-6) took both games of Wednesday’s doubleheader against Virginia (9-12) by scores of 4-3 and 10-2.
In the first game, former Bath County star Jailyn Ford struck out eight batters and allowed five hits and a walk over seven innings in the win, while also driving in the second run of the game for the Dukes. JMU scored the eventual winning run in the fifth inning, while Virginia pulled to within one in the sixth.
Melanie Mitchell struck out six and allowed six hits over seven innings in the loss.
In the second game, Caitlin Sandy and Sarah Mooney drove in three runs each to lead the JMU offense. Morgan Heath and Jasmine Butler each crossed the plate twice for the Dukes, which led 6-0 after three innings.
Heather Kiefer struck out three and allowed eight hits in the win.
Aimee Chapdelaine allowed five runs on seven hits in the loss.
Marshall 5, Radford 1 (8 inn.)
RADFORD — Katalin Lucas hit a two-run double in the eighth inning as Marshall (11-12) spoiled the home-opener for Radford (3-13) in extra innings.
Jessie Hutchens hit a solo homer in the first inning to give Radford the early lead, but Marshall answered in the top of the second with a run on an error. The two teams remained scoreless until Lucas started the eighth-inning surge and Alysia Hively and Shaelynn Braxton drove in a run each as all four runs in the inning came with two outs.
Andi Williamson pitched a complete game, allowing only three hits and striking out 13 in the win. Jackie Jenkins struck out five and allowed eight hits over eight innings in the loss.
Shumaker leads Ferrum to two wins
FERRUM — Rachel Shumaker turned in excellent hitting and pitching performances as Ferrum (13-5) won both games of Wednesday’s doubleheader against Emory and Henry (5-7) with wins of 9-4 and 3-1.
In the first game, Rachel Shumaker led the Ferrum attack with a two-run double in the fourth inning and a three-run double in the fifth inning. Kaitlyn Culler struck out four and allowed six hits over five innings for the win. Kaitlyn Pruitt allowed nine hits and walked four in the loss.
In the second game, Ashley Ebersole hit a solo homer in the second inning and Courtney Burner hit one for Ferrum in the bottom half of the inning. The Panthers scored the winning run of the game in the fifth on a throwing error and added another for insurance. Shumaker earned the win on the mount with 16 strikeouts and five hits over seven innings. Brandy Bryant allowed four hits and four walks in the loss.
UVa-Wise sweeps So. Va.
BUENA VISTA — Virginia-Wise (10-5) defeated Southern Virginia (5-10) 12-1 in five innings and 13-5 in Wednesday’s doubleheader action.
Kristina Romualdo hit a two run homer as part of an eight-run second inning for the Cavaliers. Romualdo drove in two more runs on the day and Rachel Hawks earned the win with just two hits allowed over five innings. Annie Bigs allowed nine runs on nine hits in the loss.
Wise’s Chairity Lawson drove in four runs and Allyssa Zebrowski drove in three in the second game of the doubleheader. The Cavaliers struck for six runs in the fifth inning to erase a 3-2 deficit. Romualdo added a solo home run, her second of the day.
Hawks earned the win with six strikeouts and seven hits over 4 2⁄3 innings. McKenzy Mackay struck out five but allowed 18 hits and five walks in the loss.
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