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COLLEGE NOTEBOOK: Lusczek keys WildCats’ win
A pair of local residents teamed up Saturday to help keep Randolph College’s men’s soccer team unbeaten.
Senior Jacob Lusczek (Chancellor) took a pass from junior Julian Khalili (Stafford), beat his defender and scored in overtime to give Randolph a 3–2 win at N.C. Wesleyan. The WildCats cq improved to 5–0–1.
It was the third goal of the season for Lusczek, who was named to the Old Dominion Athletic Conference’s honor roll earlier last week after scoring twice against Averett.
Junior Ryan Zinkhan (Riverbend) scored his first goal of the year in Virginia’s 3–0 win over George Mason Tuesday.
Junior defender Tommy O’Neal (North Stafford) scored his second goal of the year in Christopher Newport’s 2–0 win over 17th-ranked Roanoke Saturday.
Sophomore Daniel Jobrack (Stafford) assisted on Chaz Ashton’s game-winning goal in overtime Wednesday as Lynchburg edged Salisbury 2–1.
Filling in after quarterback Marcus Morrast (North Stafford) suffered a shoulder injury, senior Lyndon Garner (Essex) passed for 219 yards and two touchdowns (including an 83-yarder to Rudy Rudolph) in Christopher Newport’s 34–6 win over Shenandoah Saturday. The Captains are 3–0 for the first time and ranked No. 23 in Division III.
Senior Quintin Hunter (Orange) caught three passes for 63 yards, including a 37-yard touchdown, in James Madison’s 34–7 win over Charlotte Saturday.
Sophomore cornerback DeAndre Houston–Carson (Massaponax) made seven tackles, including 1 for loss, in William & Mary’s 34–0 win over Rhode Island.
Freshman defensive back Zach Jackson (Louisa) returned a fumble 63 yards for a score in Virginia State’s 41–0 shutout of Kentucky State Saturday.
Sophomore linebacker Donald Redding (Stafford) made a team-high nine tackles in Averett’s 30–27 win at Guilford.
Senior cornerback Kyle Norton (Courtland) had team-high totals of six tackles and three pass breakups in Randolph–Macon’s 36–28 win over Bethany (W.Va.).
Junior forward Kelsey Link (Spotsylvania) scored the eventual winning goal Saturday as Lynchburg’s field hockey team beat visiting York (Pa.) 5–2, giving veteran coach Enza Steele her 500th career win in 33 seasons.
Junior Taylor Herold (James Monroe) scored twice in 12th-ranked Penn State’s 5–0 win over No. 15 Delaware Friday. She has a team-high six goals.
Senior Megan Gould (Mountain View) scored her second goal of the season in Bridgewater’s 3–1 win over Wilson Saturday.
Days after being named Capital Athletic Conference runner of the week, freshman Emmie Schmitt (Spotsylvania finished second (19:47.54 for 5,000 meters) to lead Christopher Newport’s women to the CNU Settler’s Invitational team title. Senior teammate Jessica McClelland (North Stafford) was third (19:53.03).
Virginia Tech sophomore Ryan Kuhns (Riverbend) finished fifth out of 51 (25:37.2 for 8,000 meters) at Saturday’s Virginia Tech Alumni Invitational.
Sophomore Makenzie McDonald (Colonial Forge) finished 11th (20:15.8 for 5,000 meters) to help Bridgewater’s women win the Shenandoah Valley Invitational Saturday in Elkton.
VCU freshman Ben Sorenson (Mountain View) finished 11th out of 31 runners (16:14.9) at Saturday’s William & Mary Invitational.
Freshman Tiffany Barrett (North Stafford) had a team-high 15 kills in Virginia Wesleyan’s 3–1 win over Eastern Mennonite Tuesday and eight in a 3–0 win over Hollins Saturday.
Longwood senior Hannah Pierce (King George) tied for 16th out of 91 golfers at last weekend’s Yale Intercollegiate in New Haven, Conn., with a three-round score of 226.
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