On campus: Former Lady Cavalier scores first Highlander goal

Published 7:38 pm Monday, September 28, 2009

Radford sophomore Lynsey Daughtrey (Lakeland) scored her first career goal for the Highlander field hockey squad on Saturday in RU’s 5-0 victory over visiting Robert Morris.

Daughtrey scored on a penalty corner to give Radford a 4-0 lead in the 60th minute. Daughtrey, a back for Radford, has started all eight matches this season and has two defensive saves.

Radford (3-5) plays at No. 14 James Madison on Wednesday afternoon. Daughtrey and JMU’s Kelsey and Lindsay Cutchins will make three former Lady Cavaliers in the match.

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NR alums at CNU

Katelyn Yandle (Nansemond River) has scored in back-to-back field hockey matches for Christopher Newport, helping in CNU’s 4-1 win over Washington and Lee on Sept. 18 and in a 5-0 win over Virginia Wesleyan on Wednesday.

Yandle, a junior attacker, has two goals and two assists in five matches this season. Freshman midfielder/back Breanne Lowe (Nansemond River) has played in all seven matches this season for CNU (5-2).

Hampden-Sydney goes to 4-0

Hampden-Sydney’s football team won its Old Dominion Athletic Conference opener on Saturday with a 31-6 victory at Guilford. HSC scored 21 unanswered points after halftime to win easily.

Senior wide receiver Adam Gillette (Nansemond-Suffolk) had three receptions for 39 yards, giving him 12 catches and 226 yards for the season. Hampden-Sydney is averaging 398 passing yards per game. The Tigers (4-0, 1-0) host Bridgewater this coming Saturday.

Former Warrior part of RMC attack

Randolph-Macon’s volleyball team is leading the ODAC with a 3-0 record after a four-set win against Bridgewater on Saturday.

April Hines (Nansemond River) had eight kills and three block assists in the match. Hines is averaging 6.1 kills per match and 2.5 blocks per match. Randolph-Macon is 14-1 overall.