Navy's men's cross country team lost to 10th-ranked Tennessee, 27-51, but defeated Miami, 51-72, and Indiana, 51-88, in a four-team dual meet last week in Knoxville, Tenn.
The Mids were led by junior captain Greg Keller, who finished second overall in 25 minutes, 53 seconds. Senior Ramon Marin was fifth overall with a 26:18 clocking. OtherNavy finishers included sophomore Bruce Fram, 12th in 26:45; junior Luis Molina, 18th in 27:09; junior Jon Taylor, 21st in 27:17; sophomore Jeff Leuenberger, 25th in 27:38; and senior Peter Lundblad, 29th in 27:55.
Navy (6-1) will play host to Georgetown at 10:30 a.m. Saturday.
WOMEN LOSE FIRST MEET
Navy's women's cross country team dropped itsfirst meet of the season, losing to Wake Forest, 46-41, and Appalachian State, 46-31, in a three-team dual meet.
Kerry O'Neill was thetop individual finisher in the race (17 minutes, 33.62 seconds) and team captain Susie Steward (18:28.61) took sixth, but it was not enough as the Deacons and Mountaineers had the depth in the top 10.
Other finishers in the top 15 for Navy were Michelle Montgomery,
11th in 18:40.82; Sarah Quimby, 13th in 18:54.81; and Laura Herath of Severna Park (18:58.7) in 15th.
Navy (3-2) will travel to Bethlehem,Pa. this weekend for the Paul-Short Invitational.
MIDS BLAST PRINCETON
Navy's lightweight football team blasted Princeton, 33-0, in a non-conference game Saturday in Annapolis.
Quarterback Matt Kirby had a 14-yard touchdown pass to Tom Daily while Todd Rampey, Ed Peyton and George Gilbert all had rushing touchdowns.
Outside linebacker Rob Fulford also scored when he picked up a blocked punt and ran 40yards for a touchdown. Errol Campbell, Steve Demoss and Mike Hede each had interceptions for the Mids.
SOCCER TEAM SPLITS 2
Navy's soccer team split its two games last week, opening with a Patriot Leaguewin over Holy Cross, 3-0, before falling to West Virginia, 2-0.
Against Holy Cross, freshman Seth Walters recorded a goal and two assists and freshman goalkeeper Doug Williams tallied his second shutout.Also scoring goals for Navy were junior Jono Halverson and senior Jerry Dearie.
The Mids suffered their first shutout of the year in the 2-0 loss at West Virginia. Navy was held to just five shots, whilethe Mountaineers took 10.
POLO SQUAD MAKES WAVES
Navy's water polo team recorded four wins in seven days to up its record to 10-3.
On Friday night, the Mids downed Army, 10-4; on Saturday, the victimswere Bucknell, 11-5, and Iona, 11-8; and on Sunday, the Mids defeated Princeton, 11-6.
Team captain Luis Nicolao had 12 goals in the games. John McCullough was strong in the net for Navy with double-figure saves in each game.
WOMEN FINISH IN THIRD
Navy's women's volleyball team captured third place at the La Salle Explorer Invitational with wins over Fairleigh Dickinson University and St. Peter's, both in three straight games.
The Mids fell to tournament-champion Villanova, 6-15, 7-15, 9-15, and host La Salle, 15-9, 12-15, 6-15, 15-4, 14-16, on Friday night, but came back to defeat FDU, 15-10, 15-11, 15-9, and St. Peter's, 15-6, 15-9, 15-12.
Team captain Stephanie Dixon and Laura Hatcher were named to the all-tournament team.