Former Warrior tested by Tar Heels

Published 8:17 pm Tuesday, October 19, 2010

James Madison’s field hockey squad traveled to Chapel Hill, N.C. and dropped a 4-0 match to No. 1 North Carolina (16-0) Sunday.

Freshman Stephanie Tarafas (Nansemond River) played all 70 minutes in goal for the Lady Dukes and made eight saves. It was her second start and first complete game of the season.


JMU (8-8) returns to conference play with road matches at William and Mary Friday evening and at Old Dominion Sunday afternoon.

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Christopher Newport’s men’s soccer team was perfect on the season until going 1-1-1 last week. The Captains lost 3-2 at North Carolina Wesleyan and drew 2-2 at Virginia Wesleyan.

CNU (13-1-1, 3-1-1 USA South) was the No. 1 team in the nation in NCAA Division III for the last three weeks. In new polls released Tuesday, CNU dropped to No. 4 in one poll and No. 10 in another.

Junior defender Trevor Moyer (Nansemond River) has started all 15 Captain matches.

Freshman defensive lineman Justin Kee (Lakeland) saw action in Winston-Salem State’s 58-0 win over visiting Livingstone Saturday. Kee made two tackles for the Rams. It was the fifth game Kee’s played in this season and he made an interception earlier this season.

WSSU (7-1, 5-1 CIAA) has its homecoming this Saturday and hosts UNC-Pembroke.

Washington and Lee handed Randolph-Macon its first loss of the football season, beating the Yellow Jackets 42-28 in Lexington. The first three periods each went 14-7 to the Generals.

RMC senior defensive back Mark Jackson (Nansemond River) made eight solo tackles.

RMC was ranked No. 20 in NCAA Div. III going into last week’s play. The Yellow Jackets (6-1) host Guilford Saturday.