Defensive back B.W. Webb, a former Warwick High and William and Mary standout, joined his fifth NFL team Wednesday night.
The Chicago Bears signed Webb, 26, to a one-year deal.
Webb, a fourth-round pick of the Cowboys in 2013, has played a season each for Dallas, Pittsburgh, Tennessee and New Orleans. He has played 49 NFL regular-season games, recording an interception in each of the last two seasons.
Charles Ameer tripled home three runs in the fourth inning as William and Mary (16-13) beat VCU 5-1 at The Diamond. Six Tribe pitchers combined on a three-hitter against the Rams (16-13).
The Tribe is hosting CAA foe Elon this weekend. The first pitches will be 4 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday.
William and Mary placed second in the Oyster Shuck Match Play tournament at Mount Pleasant, S.C., falling 3-2 to UNC Asheville in the championship match as the Bulldogs won a pair of 1-up decisions.
The Tribe lost despite victories by freshman Allison Olberding, who won all three of her matches in the event, and sophomore Elizabeth Choi.
For the second straight week, William and Mary juniors Ekaterina Stepanova and Olivia Thaler garnered Colonial Athletic Association Doubles Team of the Week honors. ...
The Tribe (9-10) remained No. 49 in the national rankings. W&M owns wins over current No. 43 Dartmouth and No. 44 Maryland. Of the Tribe's 10 losses, eight have come to teams in the top 40 -- No. 13 South Carolina, No. 15 Duke, No. 23 Kansas, No. 27 N.C. State, No. 28 Wake Forest, No. 29 Notre Dame, No. 35 Tulsa and No. 39 Rice.