Lakeland, Nansemond-River alums net goals

Published 10:12 pm Monday, October 4, 2010

Christopher Newport won a pair of field hockey matches on the road this weekend and senior Katelyn Yandle (Nansemond River) scored three goals to run her team-high total to 10 this season.

The Lady Captains, ranked No. 8 in NCAA Division III, won 2-1 at Wesley Saturday and 3-2 in overtime at Washington (Md.) Sunday. Yandle scored the first goal of the match versus Wesley and twice in the first half against Washington.

CNU (10-1) hosts Kenyon Friday evening.

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James Madison split two Colonial Athletic Association field hockey matches over the weekend in Harrisonburg, beating Hofstra 8-0, but falling 3-2 to Drexel.

Junior Lindsay Cutchins (Lakeland) added a goal and two assists in the rout over Hofstra, giving her four goals and seven assists this season.

JMU (7-6, 3-1) plays at Virginia Commonwealth Friday.

CNU’s top-ranked men’s soccer team went 2-0 in San Antonio, Tex. this weekend. The Captains beat Southwestern 2-1 and No. 6 Trinity 1-0.

The Captains rallied after allowing a goal in the fifth minute against Southwestern. It was the first time CNU (10-0) trailed in a match this season. Junior defender Trevor Moyer (Nansemond River) started both matches for the Captains.

CNU remains on the road, but a little closer to home, Wednesday facing Mary Washington.

In college football games around Virginia Saturday, Randolph-Macon improved to 5-0 and won its first Old Dominion Athletic Conference game, 34-22 at Emory and Henry. Senior defensive back Mark Jackson (Nansemond River) made eight tackles and one tackle for loss for the Yellow Jackets. RMC hosts Catholic this coming Saturday.

William and Mary beat previously No. 1 (FCS/1-AA) Villanova 31-24 in Williamsburg. Sophomore Andy Topping (Nansemond River) snapped for four extra points and a field goal for the Tribe (4-1, 2-1 CAA). The Tribe hosts Rhode Island Saturday.

VMI beat Big South foe Presbyterian 24-13 in Lexington. Sophomore Logan Sorenson (King’s Fork) does the long snapping duties on VMI’s special teams and he had one solo tackle Saturday. VMI (2-2, 1-0) travels to Stony Brook Saturday.