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Virginia Commonwealth’s Manuel Relancio (Lakeland) sits in second place on the individual leaderboard after day one of the three-day, 54-hole, Colonial Athletic Association Golf Championships being played this weekend at Pinehurst No. 6 in Pinehurst, N.C.

The senior shot a one-under par 70 and is tied for second-place, two strokes behind James Madison’s Scott Marino.

Va. Commonwealth sits in second place in the team standings after day one, nine strokes behind Georgia State.

In 2005, Relancio finished second in the CAA Championships.

In his sophomore season, Relancio finished fifth in the conference tournament.

Hampden-Sydney has won three baseball games in a row, in those three wins, Todd Harrell (Nansemond-Suffolk) has gone 6-for-14 from the plate and scored five runs for the Tigers.

In the second game of a doubleheader Sunday against Emory and Henry, a 16-6 HSC victory, the sophomore shortstop hit his first career home run and added a double and triple in the same game.

Hampden-Sydney beat Lynchburg, 4-3, on Tuesday and Harrell added two more hits.

HSC (17-13) has five more regular season games before going into the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Tournament April 27-30 in Lynchburg.

Adam Keeling (Nansemond-Suffolk) has been a key part of the Salisbury University bullpen in his freshman season.

In 10 appearances, Keeling has a 1.38 ERA and has held opponent hitters to a .208 batting average.

The Seagulls (27-5, 9-2) have won seven in a row after Friday’s 3-2 win at home against Chowan.

Salisbury is the no. 1 seed in the Capital Athletic Conference Tournament that gets going Tuesday and goes through next weekend.

As of April 3’s ABCA (American Baseball Coaches Association) Division 3 poll, Salisbury was ranked no. 13 in the nation.