Former Lady Warrior honored

Published 7:52 pm Monday, November 22, 2010

Christopher Newport senior Katelyn Yandle earned first team All-Region honors from the National Field Hockey Coaches Association for the 2010 field hockey season. Yandle’s 14 goals led CNU as the Lady Captains finished 15-4.

Christopher Newport senior defender Katelyn Yandle (Nansemond River) was named first-team All-Region by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association last week.

Yandle scored a team-leading 14 goals for the Lady Captains this season. She finishes fifth in goals and points scored for a career in CNU field hockey history.

Yandle played in the 2010 NFHCA Division 3 Senior Game Sunday morning at CNU prior to the Div. 3 national championship match.

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William and Mary won the CAA football championship Saturday in Williamsburg with a 41-3 win over Richmond. It was the 120th meeting between the Tribe and Spiders in the most-played rivalry in the South.

Sophomore Andy Topping (Nansemond River) is a long snapper on the Tribe’s special teams. True freshman Baron Goodman (Nansemond-Suffolk) is a reserve offensive lineman.

William and Mary (8-3, 6-2) won its first conference title since 2004. The Tribe and Delaware tied atop the CAA standings. The Tribe beat the Blue Hens 17-16 in October in Williamsburg.

The Tribe is the No. 2 seed in the Football Championship Subdivision Playoffs. After a first-round bye, the Tribe will host the winner of Georgia Southern vs. South Carolina St. on Saturday, Dec. 4 in the round of 16.

Georgetown’s women’s basketball team rallied to beat LaSalle 50-46 Friday in Washington, D.C.

Sugar Rodgers, here during Georgetown’s win over Maryland last week, scored 10 points to help the Lady Hoyas in a 50-46 win over LaSalle Friday. Georgetown (3-0) plays three games at the Paradise Jam in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands starting Thursday against Georgia Tech.

The Lady Hoyas (3-0) scored the first 15 points of the second half to turn around a 28-18 halftime deficit against the Lady Explorers.

Sophomore Sugar Rodgers (King’s Fork) scored five points in the 15-0 run. Rodgers finished with 10 points and three rebounds.

Georgetown goes to the Paradise Jam in the U.S. Virgin Islands for games Thursday through Saturday. The Lady Hoyas open against Georgia Tech Thursday at 8 p.m.

In the men’s Paradise Jam, Old Dominion advanced through the semifinals Sunday night with a 61-60 win over Clemson.

Sophomore forward Nick Wright (Nansemond River) had eight points and three boards in 10 minutes for the Monarchs (3-1).

ODU faced Xavier in the championship game Monday night. The Musketeers (4-0) advanced with wins against Iowa and Seton Hall.

Chowan got the first win of its men’s hoops season Saturday with a 65-63 win against North Georgia on the second day of a tourney in Mount Olive, N.C.

Mark Brown (Nansemond River) had 12 points and seven rebounds for Chowan.

The Hawks (1-2) host Holy Family Saturday at 2 p.m.

South Carolina State’s women’s basketball team rallied from a 20-9 halftime deficit to beat Savannah St. 37-33 Sunday in Orangeburg, S.C.

Sophomore guard Trinese Fox (Nansemond River) had five points, four steals and two assists in 20 minutes off the bench for SCSU (1-1). A lay-up by Fox made it 24-24 with 13:23 remaining.

SCSU hosts Presbyterian Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.