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Thursday, March 21, 2013
INDIANAPOLIS - Virginia Tech sophomore Kaylea Arnett finished 10th in the 1-meter diving event Thursday at the NCAA women's swimming and diving championships, earning All-America honorable mention.
Virginia gained four points with a 15th place finish in the 200 medley relay. Lauren Perdue, Rachel Naurath, Emily Lloyd and Emily Dicus touched the wall with a time of 1:30.67.
Virginia Tech sits tied for 23rd with Florida State with seven points. Virginia is in 26th place with four points. Georgia leads the overall team standings with 163 points.
The meet continues today.
W&L competes at DIII meet
SHENANDOAH, Texas - Washington and Lee finished day two of competition at the NCAA Division III Championships at Conroe ISD Natatorium with a pair of preliminary round performances.
W&L's relay team of Richard Sykes, David Ireland, Brennan Haley and Wayde Marsh finished 22nd in the preliminaries of the 200 freestyle relay with a time of 1:24.46. The four placed 14th in the 400 medley relay with a time of 3:24.20, a new school record in the event.
Washington and Lee is in 19th place with a team score of 25. Kenyon sits in first place with a team score of 286, followed by Denison at 228 and MIT in third with 204.
4 Hokies, 5 Cavs win at NCAAs
DES MOINES, Iowa - Only four of Virginia Tech's 10 wrestlers won their first match at the NCAA championships Thursday afternoon. Five of Virginia's nine entrants won.
Tech's Zach Neibert upset 11th-seeded Michael Nevinger of Cornell 3-1 at 141 pounds. Eighth-seeded Nick Brascetta of Tech beat Wyoming's Brandon Richardson 7-4 at 149. Seventh-seeded Jesse Dong of Tech beat Luke Smith of Central Michigan 8-0 at 157. Third-seeded Pete Yates of Tech beat Mark Lewandowski of Buffalo 5-3 at 165.
Eighth-seeded Matt Snyder of UVa beat Old Dominion's Rob Deutsch 10-4 at 125. Derek Valenti of UVa beat Christopher Villalonga of Cornell 8-4 at 149. No. 12 seed Jedd Moore of UVa beat Cody Pack of North Dakota State 6-0 at 157. Eighth-seeded Nick Sulzer of UVa beat Bret Baumbach of Stanford 4-2 at 165. Jon Fausey of UVa beat Stephen West of Columbia 3-0 at 174.
Fifth-seeded Jarrod Garnett of Tech was upset by Dominic Parisi of Appalachian State 7-6 at 125. Erik Spjut of Tech lost to sixth-seeded Nathan McCormick of Missouri 3-0. Austin Gabel of Tech lost to Lee Helbig of Wyoming 5-3 at 174. Nick Vetterlein of Tech lost to fifth-seeded Kevin Steinhaus of Minnesota 10-1 at 184. Derrick Borlie of Tech lost to third-seeded Matt Wilps of Pittsburgh 4-1 at 197. Heavyweight David Marone of Tech fell to seventh-seeded Connor Medbery of Wisconsin 5-2.
No. 11 seed George DiCamillo of UVa lost to Dane Harlowe of Boston University 8-7 at 133. Joe Spisak of UVa lost to top-seeded Hunter Stieber of Ohio State 8-5 at 141. Stephen Doty lost to Boaz Beard of Iowa State 6-4 at 184. Mike Salopek lost to Brandon Palik of Drexel 5-3 at 197.
All of the afternoon's winners and losers wrestled again Thursday night in either the second round or the consolation bracket. The results of the evening action were not available at press time.
Roanoke 12, Whittier 3
Richard Lachlan scored three goals to pace Roanoke to a dominant win over visiting Whittier on Thursday evening.
Will Pilat (Hidden Valley) and Tyler McWilliams added two goals each for the Maroons (4-3) and five other players registered a goal each. Brayden Gerrie had five ground balls and Troy Grogan added four for Roanoke.
Foster Cunningham had two goals and assist to lead Whittier (3-6).
Charles Pease stopped seven shots in net for Roanoke. Jon Cairone stopped 12 shots for Whittier.
Virginia's LaPierre out for season
CHARLOTTESVILLE - Senior midfielder Chris LaPierre will be sidelined for the rest of the 2013 Virginia season following a lower body injury.
A native of Medford, N.J., LaPierre is the captain of the Cavaliers and has 20 career goals, 18 assists and 209 ground balls. LaPierre is a two-time All-ACC player and participated in 54 career games.
Virginia is expected to file paperwork for a medical redshirt upon the completion of the season.
LaPierre last saw the field on March 5 against Vermont.
Rowan 16, Roanoke 15
Becca Wood scored her fifth goal with under four minutes to play to give Rowan a road win over Roanoke College.
Wood and Jamie Blondinda scored five goals each for Rowan (4-3), which out-shot Roanoke (3-4) 36-24.
Darragh Evarts scored six goals to lead Roanoke and Allison Bonanno scored three goals and added seven assists. Jamie Golden added three goals for Roanoke.
Lindsay Barrie and Mary Narozanick stopped three shots total for Rowan. Lauren Curtin stopped 13 shots in net for Roanoke.
Ferrum 17, Huntingdon 6
FERRUM - Brooke Hewartson registered five goals and an assist as Ferrum coasted to a win over Huntingdon.
Caila Cummings, Sydney Hewartson and Julianne Bove scored three goals each for Ferrum (8-3). Cummings added three assists on the day for the Panthers, which out-shot the Hawks 46-17.
Briana Gress scored four goals to lead Huntingdon (4-4).
Amanda Cheney made eight saves in net for Ferrum and Alexis McDonald stopped 21 shots for Huntingdon.
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