Carla Morich scored two goals as Old Dominion (7-2, 3-0 Conference USA) claimed a 2-0 victory at Middle Tennessee State.
Morich, a junior from Hamburg, Germany, scored a header on a Yuliia Khrystiuk cross in the 14th minute for a 1-0 lead.
In the 40th, Morich rounded a defender at the top of the box and sent the ball into the upper right corner of the net with his left foot.
Jasmine Crawley of the Monarchs made two saves for a shutout. The Blue Raiders fell to 5-5-1, 1-2 despite Hannah Suder’s six saves.
The # 4 CNU opens a trip to California excluding Banana Slugs
Riley Cook scored in the 26th minute on Friday afternoon to give Christopher Newport a 1-0 victory at UC Santa Cruz as the Captains (6-0, 1-0 Coast-to-Coast Athletic Conference), ranked fourth in Division III, began their first trip to California.
Cook, CNU’s all-time top scorer, converted an assist from Emma Ricci for the captains, who outscored the Banana Slugs 17-6. Haley Eiser, who has conceded just one goal in nearly 425 minutes of play this season, made two saves for a shutout. UCSC, also a member of C2C, fell to 1-6-1.
The CNU will face California Lutheran (5-2-1) on Saturday in a non-conference match.
Delaware State Excludes HU
Hampton (1-4-1) lost 1-0 to Delaware State in a non-conference game in Dover.
N ° 3 W&L holds n ° 15 CNU
Washington and Lee, ranked third in Division III, took the lead in the fifth minute and held on to beat No.15 Christopher Newport 2-1 at Lexington.
Jack Rawlins led Connor Wharton’s corner at 4:19 of the game, and the Generals took a 2-0 lead on a Samuel Bass goal in the 48th minute.
The captains (3-2-2) halved the lead on Cory Hogge’s penalty in the 50th minute, but failed to make the most of it. They topped W&L 17-14.
The death of Ferrum’s goalkeeper results in the postponement of the match against Va. Wesleyan
Virginia Wesleyan has announced that her match at Ferrum, scheduled for Sunday, is postponed until 4 p.m. on October 10.
Ferrum is mourning the death this week of senior Cole Lipinski, the Panthers’ starting goalie. The Marlins sent a press release sending condolences to the Ferrum community.
Flores’ overtime goals send the No.12 Hokies ahead of the Irish
Danny Flores scored 8:50 in overtime to give Virginia Tech, number 12, a 2-1 victory over Notre Dame in Blacksburg.
Flores dribbled well enough to beat three defenders and shot the ball past goalkeeper x from a sharp angle to end the game.
Jacob Labovitz gave Tech (5-1-2, 2-1 ACC) a 1-0 lead in the 53rd minute with assists from Landon Ameres and Mayola Kinyua, his fourth goal in the last three games. But just 29 seconds later, Irishman Philip Quinton scored an equalizing penalty.
The Hokies outscored Notre Dame 11-10, and both teams got seven corners.
The Irish (3-4-1, 1-1-1) saw their two-game winning streak come to an end.
No. 21 ODU passes in front of Quinnipiac
The No.21 Old Dominion scored six second-half goals, including three by Marlon de Bruijne, to climb to a Big East 7-0 win over Quinnipiac in Norfolk. Frédérique Zandbergan scored in the second and third quarters, and Delphine Le Jeune and Evelyn Murray also scored.
The Monarchs will then face No. 11 Virginia in Charlottesville on Sunday.
The Bobcats, of Hamden, Connecticut, fell to 0-7, 0-2.
N ° 11 U.Va. handles n ° 16 Wake Forest
11th Virginia (6-2, 1-1 ACC) took the lead with two penalty goals in the second quarter and held on to beat 16th Wake Forest 3-1 on Friday in Winston-Salem, NC.
Adele Iacobucci and Laura Janssen scored to give the Cavaliers a 2-1 halftime lead, and first-year forward Noa Boterman scored on his knees midway through the third quarter.
Norfolk Academy alumnus Greer Gill got an assist on Iacobucci’s goal.
First-year goaltender Tyler Kennedy took the win with two saves.
The Demon Deacons fell to 4-4, 1-1.
Newport News player’s goal helps No.13 Liberty beat No.15 UConn
Newport News’ Bethany Dykema scored Liberty’s second goal of the game, No.13, as the Flames beat Connecticut’s No.15 3-1 in Lynchburg. It was Liberty’s first home victory (6-2, 2-0 Big East) against UConn (4-5, 1-1).
Captains run to nine straight wins
CNU (12-2) earned a 3-0 home win (25-13, 25-15, 25-18) over Emory & Henry, improving the captains’ winning streak to nine games. Sammy Carroll, the nation’s leader in assists per set according to the latest NCAA stats, has 32 assists, six digs and three aces.
Anna Dean had eight kills and six digs, while former Princess Anne High, Noelle Starr, made 13 digs for the captains.
The Wasps, which are in the process of moving from Division III to Division II, have fallen to 4-7.
ODU falls in C-USA opener
Old Dominion lost 3-0 (25-19, 25-16, 27-25) to Florida Atlantic in the US Conference opener for both teams.
Madeline Rudd had 11 kills for the Monarchs (7-6), while Teresa Atilano had 26 assists and eight digs. Stephanie Young had 18 assists, three aces and six digs for the Owls (9-5), while Christine Jarman posted a record 12 kills.
The teams will host a rematch at 1 p.m. Saturday in Boca Raton.
UMES sweeps NSU to start conference play
Norfolk State lost 3-0 (25-16, 25-19, 25-22) to Maryland Eastern Shore in the MEAC opener for both teams.
For the Spartans (4-8), Shonte Seale had seven assists and four digs, Nicole Rodriguez had 21 digs and Caris Cross had 24 assists.
For the Hawks (6-6), who won the last three points of the game, Warwick High graduate Stella Johnson had 11 digs and Maya Hendricks had 11 kills and nine digs.
HU falls on the road during Big South’s opening
Host Presbyterian (6-5) outlived Hampton 3-1 (25-19, 25-22, 26-28, 26-24) in Clinton, SC, although Clara Smith had 12 kills and Gabby Calloway 11 for the Pirates in the Deep South Opening for both teams.
Also for HU (1-7), Jessica Pugh had 16 digs and Margaret Daramola had seven blocks. For the Blue Hose, Erin Cooke had 14 kills, 17 assists and seven digs.
Q&A event scheduled for October 12 at Chartway Arena
Old Dominion is set to host An Evening with the Lady Monarchs, a meet and greet with head coach DeLisha Milton-Jones and ODU Sports Hall of Fame member Nancy Lieberman, hosted by another former Monarchs and SportsCenter “ presenter Jay Harris in Big Blue Room at Chartway Arena at 8 p.m. on October 12. The event is free and open to the public, and light refreshments will be provided.
An Evening with the Ladies Monarchs will feature an interview with Milton-Jones and Lieberman by Harris before the floor is opened for a question-and-answer session with those in attendance.
Tandem Tribe beats nationally ranked Northwest players
William & Mary Sr. Mila Saric and Sr. Raffaela Alhach advanced to the quarter-finals of the double “Heel” draw on Friday at the Kitty Harrison Invitational in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
Tandem Tribe toppled northwest pair Maria Shusharina and Clarissa Hand 6-3 in the first round of the 16-team group.
Hand and Shusharina are ranked 90 and 101 respectively in the national singles rankings, while Hand is part of the country’s 30-ranked doubles team along with Briana Crowley.
Saric and Alhach will meet the Kansas squad of Sonia Smagina and Tiffany Lagarde in the quarterfinals on Saturday.
According to Spotrac’s Keith Smith, NBA champion Milwaukee Bucks has given up on former Virginia forward Mamadi Diakite.
Diakité was on standard contract after being raised from a two-way contract last year.
Undrafted in 2020 after being one of the heroes of the 2019 NCAA Championship at the U.Va., Diakite signed the Bucks to a two-way street.
In 14 games with the Bucks last season, he averaged 3.1 points and 2.4 rebounds in 10.1 minutes per game. With the G League’s Lakeland Magic, he played almost 28 minutes per game and averaged 18.5 points, 10.4 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 2.1 blocks in 12 games.
Finally, in his first stint in the NBA Summer League with the Bucks, Diakité appeared in five games and averaged 9.8 points, 6.0 rebounds, 1.2 assists and 0.6 blocks in 24.7 minutes per game.