Wednesday, October 24, 2012

In the region: Roanoke downs Emory & Henry with penalty kick

Virginia Tech Hokies basketball

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Roanoke's (10-4-1, 8-2-1) AJ Tierce scored a penalty kick with nine seconds left to play in the second overtime to down Emory & Henry (2-14-3, 0-8-3).

The Maroons clinched their second consecutive ODAC regular season title with the 2-1 win.

Scott Allison who has announced he will retire as soccer coach at the end of the season has now led the Maroons to their school record sixth consecutive ten win season.

Men's soccer

VT 1, Radford 0

BLACKSBURG -- KAi Marshall scored for the Hokies (6-7-3) in their win over the Highlanders (8-3-4).

Kyle Renfro made eight saves for Virginia Tech.

Washington & Lee 2, Eastern Mennonite 0

HARRISONBURG -- Zach Colby and Dylan Norvell scored to lead the Generals (10-4-2, 7-2-2) over the Royals (8-10-1, 5-6.

Women's soccer

Radford 6, VMI 0

RADFORD -- Five different Highlanders (11-2-4, 7-0-4) scored on senior night to down the Keydets (1-16, 0-11).

Kara Nay scored two goals for Radford.

Roanoke 2, Randolph-Macon 1

Rebekah Adams and Lauren O'Brien scored to down the Yellow Jackets (8-8, 7-5) in their final ODAC game of the season.

Roanoke finished the regular season 10-6-2, 8-3-1

Shenandoah 7, Hollins 0

The Hornets' (8-10-1, 6-5-1) Stormie Malik and Danielle Burris each scored two goals to down Hollins (4-13, 2-10).

Mary Washington 5, Southern Virginia 2

BUENA VISTA -- Erin Reynolds scored four goals to lead the Eagles (13-1-2) past the Knights (8-8-0).

Alina Grawrock and Lora Palmer scored for Southern Virginia.


Emory & Henry def Hollins 25-19, 25-15, 16-25, 25-18

Men's golf

Radford at OBX/ODU Invitational

POWELL'S POINT, N.C. -- Weston Eklund carded a 2-under 70 Tuesday to tie for first and lead the Highlanders to a fourth place team finish.

Radford shot a 5-over-par 869.

Washington & Lee at Guilford O'Briant-Jensen Memorial

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- The Generals recovered from a rough first round to shoot a 317 on Tuesday and finish 12th at the Cardinal Golf & Country Club.

Patrick Clossin led W&L with a two-day score of 157.

Women's golf

Radford at Fighting Camel Classic

BUIES CREEK, N.C. - The Highlanders finished 9th at Keith Hills Country Club after shooting a 322 in the final round.

Alexandra Austin and Hayley Hammond each finished at 237 to tie for 25th.

Men's tennis

VT and UVa at ITA Atlantic Regionals

CHARLOTTESVILLE -- Harrison Richmond of UVa defeated teammate Jarmere Jenkins 6-4, 7-5 in the final.

In doubles, the Hokies' Andreas Bjerrehus and Amerigo Contini defeated the Cavalier team of Justin Shane and Julen Uriguen 6-1, 6-7, 6-2.

Women's tennis

VT and UVa at ITA Atlantic Regionals

BLACKSBURG -- Li Xi of UVa finished runner-up in singles losing to Petra Januskova of Penn State 6-2, 6-2.

The Cavaliers' Erin Vierra and Maci Epstein finished second in doubles losing to William & Mary's Maria Belaya and Jeltje Loomans 8-2 in the final.

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