On Campus: Former Warrior scores for Golden Flashes

Published 6:51 pm Monday, October 19, 2009

Kent State defeated Mid-American Conference foe Eastern Michigan 28-6 on Saturday. Junior tight end Jonathan Simpson (Nansemond River) opened the scoring for Kent St. with a 1-yard touchdown catch. Simpson’s play made it 6-0 Kent St. and it’s his second touchdown reception this season.

The Golden Flashes (3-4, 2-1) play at Ohio on Saturday.

Radford’s field hockey squad won back-to-back matches against Davidson last week, winning 3-1 on Wednesday at Davidson and 4-0 at home on Saturday.


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Sophomore back Lynsey Daughtrey (Lakeland) had two assists in Wednesday’s match and scored a goal for the Highlanders on Saturday. Daughtrey has four assists and two goals and two defensive saves this season.

Radford (8-7-0, 4-0-0 NorPac Conference) plays at Longwood on Friday.

Christopher Newport’s men’s soccer team made school history last week by moving up to No. 1 in the nation in the National Soccer Coaches Association Poll for NCAA Div. III. It is the first Captain team in any sport to be ranked No. 1 nationally.

CNU (12-1, 3-0 USA South) won 4-0 vs. Shenandoah on Wednesday in Newport News. Sophomore defender Trevor Moyer (Nansemond River) made his fifth start of the season for CNU.

CNU’s next two matches are on the road at Salisbury on Wednesday and at Greensboro on Saturday.

Lynchburg’s women’s volleyball team won two Old Dominion Athletic Conference matches last week, winning four-set matches over Randolph and Eastern Mennonite. Junior outside hitter Michelle Boucher (Nansemond-Suffolk) had 12 kills against Randolph and 11 against EMU.

Lynchburg (16-6, 7-1) plays at Virginia Wesleyan on Wednesday.

Hampden-Sydney’s football team improved to 7-0 overall and 4-0 in the ODAC on Saturday with a 38-31 win against visiting Washington and Lee. Senior wide receiver Adam Gillette (Nansemond-Suffolk) had three receptions for 74 yards for HSC.