Men's Cross Country
Ricky Flynn, Lynchburg College
Flynn, a sophomore from Gaithersburg, Md., won the individual men's title at the 35-school New York University Invitational on Saturday in Van Courtland Park. Flynn bested almost 300 other runners en route to the winning the title, finishing the five-mile course in 26:31.0.
Women's Cross Country
Jackie Burns, Washington & Lee University
Burns, a sophomore from Burke, Va., helped the W&L women's team to a fifth place showing out of 28 teams at the New York University Invitational on Saturday. The 2005 ODAC Rookie and Runner of the Year finished third out of 262 total participants, clipping the tape in a time of 19:33.0
Jessi Bowman, Lynchburg College
Bowman, a junior from Midlothian, Va., scored in overtime Sunday as the Hornets defeated St. Mary's College 1-0 in a well-played match. She also added a tally in LC's 6-2 win at Eastern Mennonite on Friday.
Nathaniel James, Washington & Lee University
James, a junior from Keller, Texas, shot a one-under-par 141 to claim the individual title and lead the Generals to a first place finish at the Ted Keller Invitational hosted by Randolph-Macon College. His 70-71 two-round total was one stroke lower than Hampden-Sydney College's Nick Combs.
Jack Palmer, Washington & Lee University
Palmer, a junior Williamsburg, Va., amassed 10 points thanks to five goals over a pair of games to help the Generals improve to 4-0 for the first time since the 2000 campaign. In the win over Bluefield, he notched three of W&L's school-record 11 goals, and followed that up with a pair of scores against Marymount.
Jennah Carter, Guilford College
Carter, a senior from Orland, Fla., continued to impress for the second straight week with four goals and an assist in both of Guilford's ODAC victories. She scored twice in the league-opening triumph over Hollins University, and repeated the effort in an upset victory of nationally-ranked Virginia Wesleyan College. She notched her second goal against the Marlins with 1:29 gone into overtime to clinch the win. She has scored at least one goal in each of the past five contests including three two-goal outings.
Maggie McDearmon, Randolph-Macon College
MdDearmon, a senior from Amherst, Va., helped lead RMC to three wins over the last week including 3-0 victories on the road against ODAC foes Virginia Wesleyan and Guilford. For the week, the outside hitter/middle blocker registered 34 kills, 29 digs, 10 blocks and four aces. She racked up 15 kills on a .353 hitting percentage with 10 digs and three blocks against VWC, and put up 11 kills, just as many digs, and five blocks at Guilford. She finished off her week with eight kills, three aces and two blocks against Chowan.