Following her regular-season championship, Old Dominion took home three top American Conference honors on Monday: Emily Roberts as Defensive Player of the Year, Kasey Perry as Goalkeeper of the Year and Angie Hind as coach of the year.
Roberts led the ODU to seven shutouts in eight C-USA games. Perry is tied for second in the league with seven shutouts overall, and Hind led the Monarchs (10-4-1, 6-1-1) to the top seed in the conference tournament.
Roberts, Perry and midfielder Ece Turkoglu formed the ODU first team. The third team included Monarchs midfielder Gry Boe Thrysoe and forward Carla Morich, and Thrysoe was also part of the All-Freshman squad.
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ODU shows balance, beats CNU in exhibition
The Old Dominion team made their first appearance at Chartway Arena in an 87-70 victory over Christopher Newport.
With four returning starters and 10 newcomers, the Monarchs managed 50% of their shots and forced 31 turnovers by the captains.
Amari Young had 11 points and four interceptions for ODU. Brianna Jackson, Kaye Clark and Kaylen Nelson each scored 10 points for the Monarchs.
Ranked 20th in the Division III preseason poll, CNU was 25-19 on Natalie Terwilliger’s 3-point with 1:54 left in the first quarter. But ODU was ahead by up to 28 points.
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VCU manages Virginia State in the exhibit
Seniors Vince Williams and KeShawn Curry totaled 28 points as VCU passed Virginia State 74-55 in a show at the Siegel Center.
Levi Stockard had nine rebounds and five points, and Jalen DeLoach had six points and six rebounds.
VSU got 10 points and four rebounds from Kylon Lewis, but the Trojans shot just 22% in the first half, after which the Rams led 37-21.
NSU wins four MEAC awards
The Norfolk State football team reaped the rewards of their sixth straight victory on Monday when four Spartans took home MEAC’s weekly honors.
Quarterback Juwan Carter (offensive player of the week), linebacker Tyler Long (defense), running back JJ Davis (rookie) and center Colby Byrd (offensive line) all won MEAC awards after helping the Spartans to claim the school’s longest winning streak since 1984.
Carter won the award for the fourth time this season after posting a record 368 yards and three touchdowns. Carter made 26 of 40 shots.
Long won a conference award for the first time in his career. He had nine tackles, 1.5 for the loss, with a sack and a forced fumble.
Byrd, a junior credited with four block knockdowns, took home the award for the third time this season. The Spartans have won the MEAC’s weekly offensive lineman award after their last seven games.
Davis also won his third weekly MEAC rookie award this season after totaling 235 all-purpose yards, a career-high and scoring twice.
JMU QB receives FCS national honor
Virginia Beach quarterback James Madison Cole Johnson took home more honors after his record breaking performance in Saturday’s 45-21 home win over Elon.
The Cox High alum was named the FCS National Artist of the Week at the College Football Performance Awards, as well as the Colonial Athletic Association’s Offensive Football Player of the Week.
He pitched for a JMU record in a game six touchdown passes. He completed 88% of his passes (22 of 25) for 307 yards. Johnson completed his last 20 shots in the first half, finishing the first 30 minutes at 21 of 22 for 276 yards and five touchdowns, setting the JMU halftime record.
He found a JMU record of five receivers for touchdowns. His six touchdown passes were also the highest of any CAA quarterback this season.
JMU, who finished third in the Stats Perform poll, returns to action on Saturday at 3:30 p.m. in his comeback game against Campbell.
Armstrong of U.Va. named one of 15 Maxwell semi-finalists
Virginia quarterback Brennan Armstrong, who suffers from a rib injury he sustained in Saturday night’s loss to Brigham Young, has been included among 15 semi-finalists for the player’s Maxwell Award. academic of the year.
Armstrong is one of two state officials, joining Liberty QB Malik Willis. Armstrong is one of four representatives from the ACC, joining quarterbacks Kenny Pickett of Pittsburgh and Sam Hartman of Wake Forest, as well as Syracuse running back Sean Tucker.
Armstrong leads the country in passing yards (3,557), total offense (3,828) and responsible points (212). Maxwell’s winner will be announced at ESPN’s awards show on December 9.
Hokies Turner named Best ACC Receiver
Virginia Tech junior Tré Turner was named ACC Wide Receiver of the Week. He had seven catches for a career-high 187 yards and one touchdown in the Hokies’ 26-17 win at Georgia Tech on Saturday.
ACC kicks off at Virginia Tech at 3:30 am on November 13
The ACC has announced that the Hokies’ Nov. 13 home game against Duke will take place at 3:30 p.m. on the ACC network.
The league won’t announce the time and TV channel for Virginia’s home game against Notre Dame on November 13 until after that Saturday’s results.
ODU’s Rice Wins C-USA Award
Old Dominion senior kicker Nick Rice was named Conference USA Special Teams Player of the Week. He scored a 46-yard field goal at the end of time to give ODU a 23-20 victory over Louisiana Tech on Saturday. He also kicked baskets from 36 and 29 yards.
William & Mary’s junior defensive lineman Nate Lynn has been named CAA Co-Defensive Player of the Week. He had four tackles, two sacks and 2.5 tackles for a loss in the Tribe’s 31-18 triumph at the time. 4 Villanova. He leads the CAA with 10.5 sacks, 11 tackles for a loss and four forced fumbles.
W&M fourth after two laps
Led by Sarah Houle, William and Mary took fourth place after two rounds of the 12-team Grandover Fall Classic in Greensboro, NC.
The tribe was 40 above par 616 after a first round 303, followed by a second round 313. East Tennessee State held the lead at 588.
Houle shot 72-76 for a score of 4 of 148, putting the senior in fifth place, four strokes behind leader Alex Crafton, the first of three ETSU golfers atop the standings.
The first year Isabel Bea, in 15th place at 10, was the second lowest in the tribe.
The final round was scheduled for Tuesday at 8:30 am.
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Tribe reveals his schedule with three home fixtures
William & Mary coach Mike Powell has announced his team’s 2022 schedule. In addition to hosting the Eastern College Athletic Conference Championship on April 2, the roster will include a pair of home fixtures at Kaplan Arena: February 25 against Springfield and March 12 against the Navy.