No. 49 William and Mary girls tennis handles Delaware

No. 49 William and Mary earned five straight-sets singles victories Thursday as it handled Colonial Athletic Association foe Delaware 6-1.

In doubles, Cecily Wuenscher and Natalia Perry overcame a 5-3 deficit to win their set 7-6 (7-3) on line 3, giving the Tribe a 1-0 lead. Then for W&M (9-9, 3-1), Perry, Olivia Thaler, Lauren Goodman, Marie Faure and Rosie Cheng won in straight sets.

The Blue Hens (8-6, 1-2) closed the match by winning on line 1, where Cape Henry Collegiate alumna Brooke Pilkington defeated Ekaterina Stepanova 7-6 (7-5), 6-4.

On Tuesday, Stepanova and Thaler garnered CAA Doubles Team of the Week honors.

Baseball

Culver Lamb hit a go-ahead two-out grand slam in the third inning, and the Monarchs' bullpen threw six innings of one-hit ball as Old Dominion (20-5) won 11-6 at William and Mary.

The Monarchs, who have won 10 of their last 11, trailed 2-0 at Plumeri Park but went ahead for good in the third.

ODU went ahead 9-6 with a two-run in the eighth, and Cory Alexander II provided the Monarchs with a two-out, two-RBI single in the ninth. After Craig Lopez worked out of a jam in the seventh and then posted a 1-2-3 inning in the eighth, Corey Klak came in to pitch a shutout ninth.

Ryan Hall batted 3-for-3 with a run and an RBI as William and Mary defeated Norfolk State 6-1 at Plumeri Park. Matthew Tilley doubled twice for W&M (14-10), and winner Daniel Powers struck out five in a six-inning start.

NSU starter Brian Beard batted 3-for-4 but took the loss for the Spartans (9-13).

Women's golf

William and Mary sophomore Elizabeth Choi shared medalist honors as the Tribe tied for second place in the 22-team Kingsmill Intercollegiate tournament.

W&M fired a third-round 299 on the River Course to finish at 37-over 901, tying CAA rival Delaware. Ball State won the title at 900.

Choi fired a final-round 74 to finish at 1-over 217, sharing top honors with Ball State's Allison Lindley.

Men's gymnastics

Based on his performance at the USA Gymnastics Collegiate National Championships last weekend, William and Mary freshman Tim O'Neill was chosen as the Eastern College Athletic Conference Rookie of the Week. He garnered All-America honors on vault by placing fifth with a 14.05.

The Cleveland Heights, Ohio, native also contributed to the team scores on floor (13.45) and vault (14.2) during the opening day of competition en route to helping William and Mary secure a second-place finish. O'Neill ranks fourth in the ECAC on vault (14.25) and sixth on floor (13.55).

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