Sports in Brief: February 10
Written by The Flat Hat|
February 9, 2009
Cross Country: Moran ’03, Newberry ’00 qualify for World XC’s
College of William and Mary Head Coach, Kathy Newberry ’00, earned third at the USA Cross Country Championships in Derwood, Md., Saturday. Newberry, competing in the open women’s 8-km race, finished in 27:40. Meanwhile, Tribe cross country and track and field Assistant Coach Ed Moran ’03 placed fifth in the open men’s 12-km event, running 36:18. Both Moran and Newberry will represent the United States at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships March 28 in Amman, Jordan.
Women’s Basketball: Tribe runs out of gas in overtime at Drexel
The College of William and Mary (11-11, 4-7 CAA) led conference-leading Drexel University (14-8, 9-2 CAA) by five with 1:37 remaining in overtime, but could not seal the victory in a 76-74 loss Sunday afternoon in Philadelphia. Freshman guard Taysha Pye finished with a team-high 18 points, but missed two shots down the stretch, presenting Drexel with an opportunity to come back in overtime. Marisa Crane’s jumper in the lane with two seconds left won the game for the Dragons.
Swimming and Diving: East Carolina sweeps past Tribe on senior day
The College of William and Mary men’s and women’s teams fell to East Carolina University Saturday on the Tribe’s senior day. Junior Katie Radloff continued her strong season, winning three events, and freshman Hailey Hewitt tied Radloff’s single-season victory mark at 27 after she won the 200-yard backstroke. But the Pirates prevailed 163-137. On the men’s side, senior Shawn Matthews won the 200-yd backstroke. Junior Kevin Gallagher (200-yd freestyle) and sophomore Andrew Quesenberry (25-yd freestyle) were the team’s other individual winners in the College’s 189.5-106.5 loss to ECU.
Track and Field: Shriver earns IC4A qualifier in high jump at CNU
College of William and Mary senior high jumper Cameron Shriver cleared 6’8.25” to qualify for the IC4A Championships. Shriver is the defending IC4A high jump champion. On the track, junior Cabell Rosanelli won the mile in 4:16.54. For the women, junior Kayley Byrne (mile), senior Ashley Madonick (800-meter), sophomore Emily Jeremiah (pole vault) and junior Ashley Williams (weight throw) won their respective events.
2/7 @ No. 21 Wake Forest — L, 6-1
2/8 @ No. 3 Georgia — L, 6-1
2/9 @ Penn State Quad Meet — 3rd-place out of 4