Sports in Brief: October 2
October 1, 2009
Cross Country: Byrne, Morris named CAA Runners of the Week
Senior Kayley Byrne and junior Skeeter Morris were both named CAA Runners of the Week Wednesday after finishing first for the Tribe at the Colonial Inter-Regional meet Saturday. Byrne placed second overall in the 6K women’s race with a time of 21:19.2. Morris finished fifth overall on the 8K men’s course with a mark of 25:49.6. Both squads garnered second place overall.
Football: CAA honors Archer; Tribe set for national broadcast
Senior quarterback R.J. Archer was named the co-Offensive Player of the Week by the CAA Monday after throwing for a career-high 313 yards in Saturday’s 30-20 win over Delaware. A large portion of that yardage came from a 91-yard touchdown pass to junior wide receiver Chase Hill for the game’s first score. Archer and the Tribe remained no. 5 in the FCS Coaches and Sports Network polls after the victory. This week the Tribe travels to face no. 2 Villanova in a nationally broadcasted game on Versus.
Men’s soccer: Hoxie continues hot streak. earns CAA award
Senior forward Andrew Hoxie collected CAA co-Player of the Week for the fourth time in his College career Monday. Hoxie led the Tribe with 2 goals and 4 assists in matches last week against Richmond and Towson. He tallied 2 more goals Wednesday in the College’s 2-1 victory over Loyola (Md.). The senior leads the team with 18 points (6 G, 6 A), twice the amount of the Tribe’s second-leading point producer, senior midfielder Price Thomas.