Sports in Brief: November 4
Written by The Flat Hat|
November 3, 2008
Men’s Soccer: Tribe allows late equalizing goal against Northeastern
Sophomore midfielder Nat Baako’s fifth goal of the season was the College of William and Mary’s (9-5-3, 5-4-1 CAA) only tally against host Northeastern University Saturday in a 1-1 tie.
Baako’s goal came in the ninth minute off a feed from junior forward Andrew Hoxie. The Tribe held the lead until the Huskies notched the equalizer in the 89th minute on a late corner kick. The College now sits in third place in the CAA standings with one game remaining. If the Tribe wins its final match-up, it is guaranteed a spot in the CAA Tournament.
Field Hockey: College beats Longwood, falls to Old Dominion
After defeating non-conference foe Longwood University 4-0 Friday, the College of William and Mary (7-12, 4-4 CAA) fell 4-2 to Old Dominion University in the squad’s final regular season match Sunday. Against the Monarchs, redshirt freshman forward Mikala Savaides and sophomore forward Jenna Cinalli scored for the College, which was outshot 17-10. In Friday’s contest with Longwood, junior forward Wesley Drew tallied a goal and an assist as four players registered scores for the College. Sophomore goalkeeper Carrie Thompson recorded her third shutout while making four saves.
Women’s Swimming: Tribe completes four-team sweep at JMU competition
A four-team sweep improved the College of William and Mary’s season mark to 5-1 as the Tribe toppled Old Dominion University, Drexel University, Northeastern University and James Madison University at a competition held in Harrisonburg, Va., over the weekend. The College swept all four relay events. Freshman Haley Hewitt came away from the meet with five total wins including the 100-m fly, 200-m fly and 200-m back, as well as two relay titles.
Men’s Swimming: College swims past Drexel in weekend CAA split
The College of William and Mary (2-2) defeated Drexel University 220-130, while falling to Old Dominion University 204-149 over the weekend. The Tribe swept the 400-meter free relay as the team of sophomore Michael Naccarelli, senior Shawn Matthews, freshman Callum Lawson and junior Kevin Gallagher raced to a time of 3:09.73. Matthews and senior Jeff Collier both earned individual victories on the first day of the meet in the 100-m back and Collier in the 1,650-m free, respectively.