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Wednesday, May 15, 2013
CHARLOTTESVILLE — Joe McCarthy drove in four runs and tallied four hits as the Virginia cruised to a 17-3 win over the Virginia Commonwealth on Tuesday in the Cavaliers’ final baseball regular-season home game.
Nick Howard hit a three-run home run as part of Virginia’s four-run first inning. VCU (25-26) cut the Cavalier lead to two after four innings of play, but Virginia added five runs in the sixth and four more in the seventh to put the game out of reach.
Jared King (Pulaski) added three RBIs for Virginia and both Mike Papi and Brandon Downes scored three times.
Whit Mayberry picked up the win for the Cavaliers, giving up two hits over 2 2⁄3 innings.
Virginia (43-8) closes out the regular season with a three-game series on the road at No. 2 North Carolina.
Hollins’ Cheng tied for 32nd
DESTIN, Fla. — Hollins golfer Elizabeth Cheng carded a nine-over-par 81 on the first day of the NCAA Division III Women’s Golf Championship at the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort.
Cheng’s 81 puts her in a tie for 32nd place. She will tee off at 8:30 today.
TRACK AND FIELD
Madison breaks W&L mark
CHESTER, Pa. — Washington and Lee junior Annelise Madison broke the school record in the 1,500 meters at a meet at Swathmore on Monday.
Her time of 4 minutes, 37.84 seconds eclipsed the old W&L record of 4:37.90 set by Elizabeth Webb five years ago.
W&L honors Heinsohn, Schultz
Football and lacrosse player Luke Heinsohn was named Washington and Lee’s male athlete of the year at a ceremony Tuesday night. Runner Lauren Schultz was named the female athlete of the year and the female scholar-athlete of the year.
As a running back and place-kicker, Heinsohn helped the Generals win the ODAC football title last fall. He led the NCAA in scoring and ran for 1,253 yards. He kicked the winning field goal against Hampden-Sydney in the game that put W&L into the NCAA playoffs.
In lacrosse, he helped the Generals advance to the NCAA tournament this year. He scored the winning goal in W&L’s ODAC semifinal victory.
Schultz was the co-female athlete of the meet at the ODAC outdoor track and field championships this year. She helped W&L win two ODAC cross country titles in her career and earned All-ODAC first-team honors in track four times.
Swimmer/runner Wayde Marsh was named the school’s male scholar-athlete of the year.
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