W&M’s men took individual positions 3-6 in the 8-kilometer race with David Barney (25:23.15), Dawson Connell (25:26.65), Faris Sakallah (25:28.18) and Trevor Sleight (25:30.87).
Elon’s Nick Ciolkowski repeated his championship in 25:08.10, and Northeastern’s Paul Duffey was the runner-up in 25:21.86. The Tribe had 26 points to second-place Northeastern’s 46.
W&M’s Regan Rome won the 6-kilometer women’s race in 21:12.64. The Tribe put four runners in the top seven to finish with 34 points, while James Madison had 47 to finish as the runner-up for the second year in a row.
Many of those runners next will compete in the NCAA regionals in two weeks. ...
UMES’ Khali Rmidi Kinini set a MEAC record with his third straight championship victory, completing the 8K in 24:27.88.
Third-place Ronald Korir paced NSU in 25:02.95, and 10th-place Emmanuel Too led Hampton in 26:08.72.
Florida A&M won the women’s title for the fifth consecutive time, and the Rattlers’ Judith Kibii took first place in the 5K in 18:02.60. FAMU (53) outran runner-up UMES (60), while Hampton (93) was third and Norfolk State (115) fifth.
Pollyanna Velasco was Hampton’s top finisher, taking seventh in 18:44.96. ...
Christopher Newport's men, ranked 25th nationally, repeated as Capital Athletic Conference champions, while the CNU women saw their three-year reign ended by York (Pa.).
The Captains swept the individual titles, thanks to Grayson Reid and Emmie Schmitt.
The CNU men barely missed a perfect score as CNU won the conference championship with 16 points, getting finishes of 1-2-3-4-6. That total marked the best in the 26-year history of the CAC meet.
York (Pa.) finished second with 53 points, while Salisbury was third with 86.
Reid, a repeat champion, finished 8 kilometers in 25:59. Daniel Read (26:22.7), Jeff Dover (26:27) and JJ LaPointe (26:30) completed the top four.
York's women had 31 points to CNU's 33. Schmitt won the 6K race in 23:38.8, and Captains freshman Jessica Lee was second in 23:43.7.
Sophomore Antonio Bustamante's 89th-minute goal sent William and Mary to a 1-0 home win over Drexel that ensured the Tribe of a berth in the Colonial Athletic Association tournament, which starts next weekend.
W&M (10-6-2, 3-3-2) outshot Drexel 28-3, and the Dragons fell to 1-13-2, 0-7. The Tribe will learn its CAA tournament pairing Tuesday. ...
Old Dominion fell 4-1 at home to Florida International. Sebastian Hauret scored ODU's goal, his second of the season, on a penalty kick in the 78th minute, but the Monarchs dropped to 4-7-2, 1-4-1 Conference USA.
Four players scored for the Panthers as they improved to 7-6-2, 4-2-1.
Christopher Newport, ranked 20th in Division III, wrapped up the regular season by splitting a pair of five-set marathons in Arlington.
The Captains (23-8, 7-2 Capital Athletic Conference) upended host Marymount 23-25, 25-20, 25-22, 20-25, 15-12. Then they fell to Messiah 22-25, 23-25, 25-13, 25-13, 15-11.
Over that 10-set span, Hannah Miller led the Captains with 27 kills and 12 blocks, while Maddie McCann added 26 kills and six blocks.
Hope Webb also dished out 84 assists during the two contests, and Rachel Close pocketed 36 digs. Riley Garrison chipped in with nine blocks.
The Captains gained the No. 3 seed in the Capital Athletic Conference tournament. They will play host to No. 6 York (Pa.) on Tuesday.
ODU (7-10) finished its season with a 2-0 home loss to No. 5 North Carolina (14-4). Seniors Megan Byas, Casey Dolan and Alyssa Jones were honored before the game.
Marissa Creatore tapped in a long pass by Emma Bozek to put UNC ahead in the 45th minute, and Lauren Moyer scored in the 55th. The Monarchs failed to make the four-team cut for the Big East tournament.
The Toledo Walleye completed a two-game ECHL sweep of the Norfolk Admirals at Scope Arena with a 4-1 victory before a crowd of 2,222.
Toledo (6-1), which has won six games in a row, got 32 saves from Jake Paterson, who was named the contest's No. 1 star. The Walleye took a 3-0 lead in the first period.
Nolan Zajac had a goal and an assist.
The Admirals (1-5-1-0) didn't score until a third-period goal by Domenic Alberga. Gabriel Verpaelst earned his first point of the season on an assist.