Former Lady Warrior earns tournament honor

Published 7:40 pm Monday, September 6, 2010

Averett senior Shannon Andy (Nansemond River) was named to the All-Tournament Team of the Cougar Classic volleyball tournament at Averett Saturday and Sunday.

Averett (3-2) defeated Bridgewater and Emory and Henry while losing to Austin and Guilford. Andy, a middle hitter, is averaging 6.4 kills and 1.2 blocks per match.

The Lady Cougars play two doubleheaders at a tournament at Washington and Lee this coming weekend.

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Radford improved to 4-0 on its field hockey season with a 6-1 win at William and Mary Sunday.

After William and Mary gained a 1-0 lead, Radford scored six goals in an 18-minute span starting with 4:04 remaining in the first half.

Junior back Lynsey Daughtrey (Lakeland) has started all four matches for Radford. The Lady Highlanders have outscored opponents 16-1 this season.

Christopher Newport has opened its field hockey season with back-to-back blowout wins. CNU beat Rhodes 5-0 Saturday in Newport News.

Senior midfielder Katelyn Yandle (Nansemond River) scored her third goal of the first two matches.

The Lady Captains travel to play Salisbury University, the top-ranked team in NCAA Div. III, Wednesday evening.

CNU’s men’s soccer team is ranked No. 5 in the nation and off to a 3-0 start after its first week of the season. The Captains got wins against Randolph-Macon, Haverford and Stockton.

Junior defender Trevor Moyer (Nansemond River) has started each match. CNU’s allowed one goal in the three games.

Last season, the Captains reached the quarterfinals of the NCAA Tournament and had an 18-2-4 record.

In Saturday’s college football action, Randolph-Macon started its season with a 54-14 win over Methodist. Senior Mark Jackson (Nansemond River) played at cornerback for the Yellow Jackets.

VMI beat Div. II Lock Haven 48-6 in Lexington. Sophomore Logan Sorenson (King’s Fork) is the starting Keydet long snapper.

Junior Andy Topping (Nansemond River) is the long snapper and a reserve tight end for William and Mary. The Tribe was upset 27-23 at conference foe Massachusetts Saturday.

William and Mary finished last season in the semifinals of the NCAA FCS (Div. I-AA) playoffs and was ranked No. 4 in the country before Saturday. William and Mary hosts VMI Saturday at 7 p.m.