Tribe men's soccer adds former Maury High standout

William and Mary coach Chris Norris announced the addition of transfer Lee Hogge, a former Maury High and Beach FC star who played two seasons for South Carolina teams that reached the NCAA tournament's second round.

Hogge was the state Group 5A Player of the Year in 2015.

William and Mary, which won 12 games last season on its way to a berth to the CAA Championship match, will begin the regular season on the road at Michigan on Aug. 25 before opening at home against N.C. State on Aug. 28.

Men's gymnastics

Fifteen William and Mary competitors were named College Gymnastics Association All-America Scholar-Athletes. W&M placed third nationally in the team standings with a combined grade-point average of 3.454, trailing only Nebraska (3.505) and Stanford (3.479).

Men's basketball

Jack Whitman, a 6-foot-9 center who was expected to start for William and Mary before transferring, will not play for national powerhouse Kansas and is leaving school, Jayhawks coach Bill Self confirmed. Self said he did not know Whitman's future plans, according to The Kansas City Star.

The Tribe placed two players on the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Honors Court with Michael Schlotman and Paul Rowley being recognized. Both players received the accolade for the second year in a row and earned their undergraduate degrees from the college in May.

CAA hiring

Colonial Athletic Association Commissioner Joe D'Antonio announced the hiring of John Heck as Associate Commissioner for Compliance and Governance at the CAA.

Heck brings 13 years of experience in athletics compliance at the NCAA Division I level. Most recently, he worked as an Assistant Athletics Director for Compliance at Auburn University since December 2012.

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