Sports in Brief: February 27
Written by The Flat Hat|
February 26, 2009
Baseball: Tribe falls in blowout loss to Cavaliers on the road
The College of William and Mary (3-2) fell in a lopsided 11-1 decision Tuesday in Charlottesville to the University of Virginia. The only run for the College materialized off a groundball out by senior third baseman Tyler Stampone during which senior leftfielder Jeff Jones scored from third in the sixth inning. The Cavaliers scored 9 runs in the first three innings to take a commanding early lead.
Women’s Golf: Tribe opens season with 18th place finish
The College of William and Mary finished its first tournament of the year in 18th place out of 43 squads at the Kiawah Island Intercollegiate. Sophomore Sarah Whitney turned in the top scorecard for the Tribe, finishing in 25th place (+12), 10 strokes behind champion Nicole Forshner of the University of Central Arkansas after the three-day tournament. Freshman Caroline Sweet (+16) and junior Morgan Stepanek (+19) rounded out the top three for the College, finishing 48th and 66th, respectively.
Swimming and Diving: Women in second, men fourth at conference meet
College of William and Mary junior Katie Radloff sandwiched an individual title in the 50-yard freestyle in between two relay victories at the CAA Championships in Fairfax, Va. After the women’s record-setting win in the 800-yd freestyle relay Thursday night, the Tribe moved into second place overall after day two at the meet. The relay wins in the 800 and 200-yd freestyle relays and Radloff’s win all set meet records. For the men, senior David Mangini raced to a runner-up finish in the 200-yd individual medley as the Tribe dropped to fourth place overall.