Former Lady Cavs in tourney

Published 6:32 pm Monday, November 1, 2010

Longwood University’s field hockey team capped the regular season with a 2-0 win over Appalachian State Saturday at Longwood. It was the third straight victory for the Lady Lancers (6-12, 4-2) as they go into the NorPac Conference Tournament starting Thursday in Davidson, N.C.

Sophomore midfielder Kaity Byrum (Lakeland) made her third start of the season for Longwood. Byrum has played in 15 matches this year.

Longwood plays California-Davis in the first round of the tourney. Radford (8-10, 2-4) is paired against California-Berkeley Thursday. The NorPac Conference has an East Division with Longwood, Radford, Appalachian State and Davidson and a West Division with UC-Davis, Cal, Stanford and Pacific.

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Junior defender Lynsey Daughtrey (Lakeland) has started all 18 of Radford’s matches.

James Madison’s field hockey season ended Saturday with the Lady Dukes (9-10, 4-4 Colonial) beating Northeastern 4-1 in Harrisonburg.

Junior Lindsay Cutchins (Lakeland) started every match for JMU, scoring six goals on nine shots. Cutchins led the team with 12 assists.

Freshman Stephanie Tarafas (Nansemond River) was the second-string goalie, playing in five games. Tarafas allowed 12 goals and had a .684 save percentage.

Christopher Newport’s men’s soccer team, ranked No. 2 in NCAA Division III, won a pair of matches in Newport News last week. The Captains beat Salisbury 3-2 and Greensboro 3-1.

Junior defender Trevor Moyer (Nansemond River) started both matches for CNU (17-1-1). Moyer started every match this season. CNU’s defense has allowed 13 goals in its 19 matches.

Despite being No. 2 nationally, the Captains are the No. 2 seed in the USA South Tournament thanks to a 3-2 loss to N.C. Wesleyan on Oct. 13. The conference tourney is Friday and Saturday in Martinsville.

Sophomore Andy Topping (Nansemond River) was a long snapper for William and Mary’s special teams Saturday as the Tribe lost 21-17 at North Carolina. Topping saw action in all eight games this season.

The Tribe, ranked No. 4 nationally in the FCS (Football Championship Subdivision) Coaches Poll, led the Tar Heels 17-7 going to the fourth quarter.

The Tribe (6-2, 4-1 Colonial) travels to face conference foe and No. 9 New Hampshire (5-3, 3-2) Saturday.

UVA-Wise sophomore Jeff Super (King’s Fork) has made eight tackles in three games at linebacker for the Highland Cavaliers.

UVA-Wise (3-6, 3-1 Mid-South) had a three-game winning streak going until losing 58-29 at Georgetown (Ky.) Saturday. The Highland Cavaliers finish their season with home games each of the next two Saturdays.