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Virginia sophomore Brian James lines up a shot in the first half on Tuesday against George Mason University in Charlottesville.
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
BLACKSBURG - After spotting the Panthers the first goal of the match, the Hokies scored five consecutive goals, including two by Robert Alberti, to pull out a 5-2 non-conference victory.
Alberti's first tally was four minutes after Mamadee Nyepon opened scoring for High Point (2-4).
Alberti then fed a cross to Andre Thomas, who found the back of the net and gave Virginia Tech the lead for good.
David Clemens and Daniel Lauretano each scored after Alberti's second goal, completing the five-goal run.
Kyle Renfro made five saves in net for Virginia Tech (3-1-1).
Virginia 3, George Mason 0
CHARLOTTESVILLE - Ryan Zinkhan and Brian James each tallied first-half goals as the Cavaliers kept the Patriots at arms-length en route to a shutout victory.
Darius Madison added the final goal for Virginia (2-3) in the 70th minute.
George Mason (4-1-1) was outshot by a 17-6 margin.
Cavaliers goalkeeper Jeff Gal made two saves in recording the shutout.
Marshall 2, VMI 0
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. - After playing for more than an hour without a goal, the Herd scored two goals three minutes apart in the second half to down the Keydets.
Marshall (2-4-1) was awarded a penalty kick in the 68th minute, which was converted by Zach Hunter.
Three minutes later, Ben Holt scored off of a feed from Daniel Jodah.
VMI (0-5-1) goalkeeper Zack Kaplan made a career-best six saves.
Guilford 2, Ferrum 1, OT
FERRUM - Robert Sandidge scored less than two minutes into the extra period to lead the Quakers to an overtime victory over the Panthers.
Guilford (3-2-1), drew first blood in the 65th minute as Christian Torres found the back of the net.
Aaron Gustine, however, sent the match to the extra frame as he scored with less than five minutes remaining in regulation.
Ferrum (3-3) goalkeeper Justin Robinson made four saves.
William & Mary 2, Radford 1, OT
WILLIAMSBURG - Barbara Platenberg crossed the ball to Dani Rutter, whose shot went in off the left post for the game-winning goal in the seventh minute of overtime as the Tribe defeated the Highlanders.
Sahar Aflaki put Radford (4-1-1) ahead early in the first half by finishing a rebound from a Melanie Priestly shot. After giving up a goal in the fourth minute of play, William and Mary (3-1-2) goalkeeper, Caroline Casey, only had to make one save for the rest of the game.
William and Mary scored quickly at the start of the second half. Dani Rutter completed a pass to Barbara Platenberg to tie the game in the 48th minute.
William and Mary kept the pressure up all game, attempting 38 shots to Radford's seven.
Washington and Lee 2, Southern Virginia 0
LEXINGTON - Lauren Abraham scored just over three minutes into the match and K.J. Lancaster added an insurance goal in the 67th minute as the Generals defeated the Knights.
Washington and Lee (5-1, 1-0) outshot the Knights 22-5.
Southern Virginia (1-4) goalkeeper Mackenzie Cox made 10 saves.
Longwood 3, Radford 2
RADFORD - Alayna Versage and Marianna Parker scored first-half goals to stake the Highlanders to an early lead, but Jessica Diaz scored the second of her two goals with less than five minutes remaining to earn the comeback victory for Longwood.
Kelly Fay scored the first goal for Longwood (3-4, 2-0) in the 30th minute.
Radford (1-5, 0-1) goalkeepers Sidney Encarnacion and Jillian Lates combined to make seven saves.
No. 14 Lynchburg 3, Washington and Lee 0
LEXINGTON - The Hornets out-shot the Generals 22-5 and goalkeeper Jordan Seeley saved both shots to come on net for Lynchburg (4-2, 1-0).
Washington and Lee (1-5, 0-1) goalkeeper Megan Axelrod made 10 saves in net.
Vincent claims co-medalist honors at Golfweek Challenge
BURLINGTON, Iowa - Hokie golfer Scott Vincent shot an 8-under par 64 on Tuesday, lifting him to co-medalist honors at the Golfweek Conference Challenge at Spirit Hollow Golf Club.
The round of 64 tied current PGA Tour pro Johnson Wagner for lowest round in school history.
The Tech team carded a tournament-best 10-under 278 on the final day to earn a second place finish, four shots back of team champion Oklahoma.
Bryce Chalkley and Maclain Huge finished tied for 13th place at even-par 216.
Chalkley's 5-under 67 was his lowest round as a collegiate golfer.
Highlanders set team record at William & Mary Invitational
WILLIAMSBURG - The Highlanders placed two individual golfers in the top-10 and the team shot its lowest 54-hole score in the team's history en route to a fifth place finish at the William & Mary Invitational.
Hayley Hammond led the Radford contingent with a 1-under par 70 during the final round. Hammond finished tied for sixth at 7-over par 220, along with fellow Highlander Alexandra Austin, who shot 1-over 72.
Morehead State won the team competition by 17 shots over second-place Elon.
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