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Thursday, April 11, 2013
CHARLOTTESVILLE - Jenna Reifler scored with 19 seconds remaining in the game to give No. 20 Johns Hopkins a 9-8 win over No. 11 Virginia.
Virginia (7-8) trailed Johns Hopkins (8-5) by an 8-6 margin, but Courtney Swan and Caroline McTiernan scored to tie the game with 4:23 left.
Taylor D'Amore set up Reifler, who put the ball past Liz Colgan for the game-winning goal.
Dene DiMartino scored three goals, and Sarah Taylor added two for Johns Hopkins.
McTiernan led Virginia with three goals. Courtney Swan and Dana Boyle scored twice each for the Cavaliers.
Virginia held a 26-20 edge in shots and 14-11 margin in groundballs.
Cosette Larash made 14 saves Johns Hopkins. Colgan made nine saves for Virginia.
Roanoke 5, Southern Virginia 2
Boone Hagy drove in two runs, including the game winner, as Roanoke edged visiting Southern Virginia.
Hagy hit a sacrifice fly to score Clark Crutchfield in the second inning and Crutchfield scored on a double by Andrew Peterson (Cave Spring) in the fourth inning. Hagy singled in Peterson to put the Maroons (14-18) up 3-0.
Southern Virginia (17-12) got two back in the sixth inning, but Roanoke added two in the seventh.
Tim Demshar earned the win with three strikeouts and had four hits over four innings. Mark Wimmer earned the save with one inning of hitless relief. Tyler King struck out two and gave up eight hits over five innings.
Southern Virginia hammers Christendom
COVINGTON - Southern Virginia doubleheader sweep against Christendom on Wednesday with wins of 23-1 and 10-7.
Avery Benesch hit a grand slam and Nicholas Lyons hit a two-run home run and a grand slam as part of a 14-run fifth inning for the Knights in game one. Mitchell Mantle struck out seven and gave up only two hits over five innings in the win.
Barrett Price drove in three runs and Lyons hit his third home run of the day as Southern Virginia lead 10-1 after four innings. Mitch Stevenson gave up four hits and fanned seven over five innings for the win.
USA South schedule change
Due to the inclement weather that is expected to hit Rocky Mount, N.C., today, the USA South tournament has moved the start times of today's games. Ferrum, the top seed, will face No. 8 LaGrange at 1 p.m. Ferrum will then play either No. 5 Methodist or No. 4 Meredith at 5 p.m.
Glenvar graduate Mark Obenshain of Ferrum has earned All-USA South honorable mention for the third straight year.
Ferrum's Miller recognized
Christopher Miller of Ferrum has been named to the All-USA South second team.