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UMW ROUNDUP: Eagles recipient of Cook Award
For the first time in eight years, the University of Mary Washington has won the Capital Athletic Conference’s Richard C. Cook All-Sports Award.
UMW ended Salisbury’s eight-year reign by winning seven CAC team titles (men’s and women’s swimming, men’s and women’s tennis, women’s cross country, field hockey and women’s indoor track) and finishing second in six other events. The Eagles amassed 156 points to the Seagulls’ 155.
UMW won the first seven all-sports awards and 11 of the first 14 after the CAC was founded in 1991.
Following are the team points totals:
1. Mary Washington 156; 2. Salisbury 155.5; 3. York 121; 4. St. Mary’s 79.5; 5. Frostburg State 73; 6. Wesley 48.5; 7. Marymount 41.5.
UMW 5, ST. VINCENT 0
UMW swept all three doubles matches plus Nos. 1 and 2 singles to beat St. Vincent (Pa.) 5–0 Friday in the first round of the NCAA Division III tournament in Pittsburgh.
The Eagles (20–4) advanced to second round action Saturday against an opponent to be determined.
Doubles: Lindsay Raulston/Shelby Harris (UMW) d. Amanda Gans/Shayla Landman 8–2; Mackenzie Smith/Alina Suyama (UMW) d. Stephanie Rubin/Jacquelyn Hauser 8–0; Alexandra Ritter/Christina Gaul (UMW) d. Jessica McKetta/Kylie Auman 8–0.
Singles: Raulston (UMW) d. Gans 6–2, 6–2; Shelby Harris (UMW) d. Shayla Landman (SVC) 6–1, 6–3; Ritter (UMW) led Rubin (SVC) 6–1, 4–0, unfinished; Gaul (UMW) led Hauser 6–2, 4–1, unfinished; Smith (UMW) vs. McKetta unfinished; Berringer Flood (UMW) vs. Auman unfinished.
STEVENS TECH 5, UMW 4
Victories in singles and doubles by David Lunding–Johansson weren’t enough to carry UMW, which lost 5–4 to Stevens (N.J.) Tech Friday in the second round of the NCAA Division III tournament in Amherst, Mass.
The 22nd-ranked Eagles close the season with a 14–12 record.
Singles: Matthew Heinrich (S) d. Tyler Carey (UMW) 6–2, 6–3; Chris Rosensteel (S) d. Alex Blakhin (UMW) 6–2, 4–6, 6–3; Shota Tasaki (S) d. Evan Charles (UMW) 6–3, 3–6, 7–5; David Lunding-Johansson (UMW) d. Benjamin Foran 6–1, 6–2; Sam Wichlin (UMW) d. Derek Smith 6–2, 6–1; Kaleb Nguyen (UMW) d. Tyler Tisdale 6–0, 6–0.
Doubles: Heinrich/Rosensteel (S) d. Charles/Wichlin (UMW) 8–5; Foran/Tasaki (S) d. Carey/Nguyen 8–3; Blakhin/Lunding–Johansson (UMW) d. Smith/Tisdale 8–1.