CLEMSON, S.C. — Tenth-ranked UVa won its 10th straight ACC rowing championship Saturday on Lake Hartwell.

UVa boats won four of the five grand finals races.

The Cavaliers totaled 95 points. Duke was second with 90.

UVa’s Varsity Eight, which won its race to clinch the team title, was named the ACC crew of the year.


North Carolina 14, Virginia 7

CHAPEL HILL N.C. — Jamie Ortega, Gianna Bowe and Scottie Growney scored three goals apiece to lead the third-seeded Tar Heels (17-3) past the sixth-seeded Cavaliers (13-7) in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division I tournament.

Avery Shoemaker and Nora Bowen had two goals apiece for UVa.

UNC built a 6-3 halftime lead and led the entire second half.

Wesleyan (Conn.) 13, Washington and Lee 7

GETTYSBURG, Pa. —The No. 8 Cardinals (16-3) outscored the No. 2 Generals 9-4 in the second half to pick up a win in the NCAA Division III Sweet 16.

Kat Cucullo led Wesleyan with three goals.

Dani Murray and Haley Tucker scored two goals each for Washington and Lee (18-3).


Radford 10, High Point 4

RADFORD — After being the victim of a three-hitter and losing 3-1 on Friday night, the Highlanders (29-25, 19-8 Big South) came back and pounded out 14 hits in a conference win over the Panthers (23-25, 14-13) to take two of three in the weekend series.

Spencer Horwitz was 3 for 4 with two RBIs and a run scored and Straton Podaras went 3 for 5 driving in a run and scoring one for Radford.

Campbell beat Longwood 11-0 to claim the regular-season title, and will be the No. 1 seed in the Big South tournament and Radford will come in as the No. 2 seed.

The tournament will be held Tuesday-Saturday, May 21-25 at SEGRA Stadium in Fayetteville, North Carolina.

The Highlanders won’t play until Wednesday.

Eastern Illinois 13, VMI 5

LEXINGTON — Jimmy Govern had four hits and two home runs as the visiting Panthers (26-29) put six runs on the board in the second inning in a nonconference win.

The Keydets (17-39) were led by Will Knight, who went 2 for 3 and drove in a run and Jordan Ebersole with two RBIs.

VMI (17-39) enters the Southern Conference Tournament as the No. 7 seed. The Keydets will play at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in Greenville, South Carolina, against No. 2 seed Wofford.


Randolph-Macon moves on

NEWPORT NEWS — Randolph-Macon (30-15) swept Christopher Newport (37-9) in two games on Saturday, both by the score of 4-3, to take the NCAA Division III softball super regional and advance to the championships in Tyler, Texas next week.

Lynchburg falls in super regional

LYNCHBURG — No. 18 Emory (38-14) defeated No. 17 Lynchburg (35-13) twice on Saturday, by the scores of 9-5 and 10-8, to win the best-of-three series in the NCAA Super Regional and earning a trip to Tyler, Texas for the finals.

North Carolina 3, Longwood 1

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Kristina Burkhardt hit a solo homer and the Tar Heels (36-19) added two unearned runs in a win over the Lancers (37-22) in the NCAA Knoxville Regional elimination game.

JMU stays alive

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — In the NCAA Ann Arbor Regionals, No. 16 James Madison dropped a 12-inning heartbreaker to No. 19 Michigan 1-0 but stayed alive by beating DePaul for the second time in the tournament 3-0.


Play suspended by rain

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Play in the second round of the NCAA national championships was suspended by rain early Saturday afternoon and never resumed.

The second round will resume Sunday.

The UVa team and Virginia Tech’s Amanda Hollandsworth had afternoon tee times Saturday and never got the chance to begin their second round.

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