Former Warrior scores 2 for CNU

Published 3:44 pm Thursday, September 2, 2010

Senior Katelyn Yandle (Nansemond River) scored two goals for Christopher Newport as it opened its field hockey season with a 5-1 victory over Randolph-Macon Wednesday in Newport News.

Katelyn Yandle

Yandle, who scored six goals last season, scored both tallies on penalty corners in the second half. Yandle’s goals took the score from 2-1 to 4-1. The Lady Captains outshot RMC 40-7. Sophomore midfielder Breanne Lowe (Nansemond River) came on as a substitute for CNU.

CNU hosts Rhodes College Sunday at 12 p.m. Last season, CNU went 16-4 and reached the final 16 of the NCAA Div. III Tournament.

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Radford’s field hockey team improved to a 3-0 start on the season with a 6-0 win against visiting Siena Wednesday.

Junior defender Lynsey Daughtrey (Lakeland) got her first point of the season, getting an assist, the 11th of her RU career.

Radford plays at William and Mary Sunday at 2 p.m.