2008 Schedule & Results

Current Records

  • 29-12 Overall
  • 14-4 Old Dominion Athletic Conference
  • 2008 ODAC Tournament Runner-up
Date Opponent Time/Location Result Notes
Feb. 29
Friday
2008 Beach Blast
vs. Hunter College (N.Y.)
10 p.m.
Churchland Park
Portsmouth, Va.
VWC, 8-0 Brittaney Brown struck out 11 batters for VWC; Kristy White led the Marlins with three hits
Mar. 1
Saturday
2008 Beach Blast
vs. Peace College (N.C.)

2 p.m.
Princess Anne Park
Virginia Beach, Va.

PC, 8-3 Mandy Nixon, Maree Opland, and Betty Stewart all had two hits each for VWC
Mar. 1
Saturday
2008 Beach Blast
vs. Virginia State University (DII)
8 p.m.
Princess Anne Park
Virginia Beach, Va.
VWC, 10-0 Ally Eates took the pitching win for VWC, allowing only two hits; Jackie Jarzynka and Maree Opland both doubled for the Marlins
Mar. 5
Wednesday
at Averett University 2 p.m.
Danville, Va.
SWEEP,
VWC, 9-1
VWC, 7-0
Betty Stewart hit 4-for-4 and drove in four runs in Game 1; Kristin Mundie was 3-for-3, with a double in Game 2; Brittaney Brown picked up two pitching wins striking out a total of 13 in the twinbill
Mar. 7
Friday
at Salisbury Invitational
vs. Wilkes University (Pa.)
12 p.m.
Henry Parker Complex
Salisbury, Md.
WU,
7-6
Maree Opland, Bree Strain, Kristy White all had two singles for VWC; Wilkes scored six runs in the last two innings
Mar. 7
Friday
at Salisbury Invitational
vs. Rutgers University -Camden (N.J.)
2 p.m.
Henry Parker Complex
Salisbury, Md.
VWC,
10-0
Ally Eates recorded the pitching win, allowing only two hits; Kristin Mundie, Mandy Nixon, and Maree Opland belted two hits each for VWC
Mar. 8
Saturday
at Salisbury Invitational
vs. Allegheny College (Pa.)
10 a.m.
Henry Parker Complex
Salisbury, Md.
VWC,
3-1
Kristin Mundie belted a home run and Mandy Nixon and Allison Cockrell had two hits each for VWC; Brittaney Brown took the pitching win
Mar. 12
Wednesday
Ferrum College 2 p.m., Marlins Field
Virginia Beach, Va.
Split,
VWC,
3-2
FC, 4-2
Mandy Nixon doubled to center field to drive in the winning run for VWC in the first game, Brittaney Brown posted the pitching win, striking out nine; Kristy White, Jackie Jarzynka, Maree Opland belted two hits each for VWC in Game 2
Mar. 15
Saturday
Guilford College* (N.C.)

1:30 p.m., Marlins Field
Virginia Beach, Va.

SWEEP,
VWC, 9-2
VWC, 7-1
Kristy White tripled and Mandy Nixon, Betty Stewart, and Emily Daiger all had doubles for VWC in Game 1; Kristin Mundie and Bree Strain both hit a double in Game 2 for the Marlins
Mar. 18
Tuesday
at Emory & Henry College* 2 p.m.
Emory, Va.

SWEEP,
VWC, 6-0
VWC,
13-0

Sophomore pitcher Brittaney Brown and rookie hurler Ally Eates tossed rare back-to-back no-hitters; Mandy Nixon, Maree Opland, Bree Strain, and Betty Stewart all homered for VWC in the twinbill
Mar. 21
Friday
Sweet Briar College* 2 p.m.
Marlins Field
Virginia Beach, Va.
SWEEP,
VWC,
10-2
VWC,
8-0
Kristy White hit a two-run inside-the-park home run in the first game, Brittaney Brown improved to 8-2 in the pitching circle; Allison Cockrell tripled and Kristin Mundie and Maree Opland doubled for VWC in the second game, Ally Eates improved her pitching record to 5-1
Mar. 22
Saturday
Christopher Newport University 12 p.m.,
Marlins Field
Virginia Beach, Va.

SWEEP,
VWC,
6-2
VWC,
5-0

Ally Eates recorded her third straight shutout win to improve to 6-1 pitching and Brittaney Brown won her sixth straight game to improve to 9-2; Allison Cockrell batted 3-for-3 for VWC in Game 1
Mar. 27
Thursday
at #11 Methodist University (N.C.) 2 p.m.
Fayetteville, N.C.
MU,
1-0
MU,
8-7 (9 innings)
Marlins outhit MU in the first game and had two outs on MU in each of the extra innings; Mandy Nixon and Kristy White both belted four hits in the series for VWC; Nixon homered in the second game
Mar. 29
Saturday
#22 Roanoke College* 2 p.m., Marlins Field
Virginia Beach, Va.

Split,
RC,
4-3
VWC,
6-5

Allison Cockrell hit the game-winning single in the bottom of the final inning to help VWC to a split in the series
Apr. 5
Saturday
Randolph College* 1 p.m., Marlins Field
Virginia Beach, Va.
  POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER; WILL BE RESCHEDULED AT A LATER DATE
Apr. 6
Sunday
#6 Lynchburg College* 2 p.m., Marlins Field
Virginia Beach, Va.
  SUSPENDED IN FIRST GAME WITH VWC LEADING 7-0 IN THE BOTTOM OF THE FOURTH INNING; RESCHEDULED TENTATIVELY FOR APRIL 17
Apr. 9
Wednesday
at University of Mary Washington

3 p.m.
Fredericksburg, Va.

Split,
UWM,
1-0
VWC,
4-0
Allison Cockrell, Kristy White, and Mandy Nixon all doubled for VWC in the first game; rookie pitcher Ally Eates improved to 7-1 with the VWC win in the second game, Katie Dunstan belted a double for the Marlins
Apr. 11
Friday
Randolph College* 2:30 p.m., Marlins Field
Virginia Beach, Va.

SWEEP,
VWC,
8-0
VWC,
10-2

Brittaney Brown struck out six batters in Game 1 and Betty Stewart led hitting with a 3-for-3 effort; Ally Eates fanned five in Game 2 and Allison Cockrell spiced a 12-hit offense with a solo home run in the third
Apr. 12
Saturday
at Eastern Mennonite University* 1:30 p.m.
Harrisonburg, Va.

Split,
VWC,
2-1, 8 innings
EMU,
10-1

Brittany Daniels scored the winning run for VWC in the first game on a throwing error and Betty Stewart fired the ball to Bree Strain to pick off an EMU runner for the game-ending out in the bottom of the inning; Brittaney Brown struck out 10 for VWC; Marlins managed only five hits in Game 2
Apr. 15
Tuesday
North Carolina Wesleyan College 3 p.m., Marlins Field
Virginia Beach, Va.

SWEEP,
VWC,
8-0
VWC,
7-6, 11 innings

Kristy White scored on a muffed pick-off attempt in the bottom of the 11th inning of the second game to give VWC the sweep; Brittaney Brown picked up two pitching wins to improve to 14-6; Emily Daiger hit 6-for-8 in the two games and drove in three runs
Apr. 16
Wednesday
at Randolph-Macon College* 3 p.m.
Ashland, Va.

SWEEP,
VWC,
5-0
VWC,
6-4

Brittaney Brown and Ally Eates both picked up big pitching wins for the Marlins; Kristin Mundie hit 4-for-4 in the first game and Mandy Nixon and Allison Cockrell both belted three hits each in the second game
Apr. 17
Thursday
#5 Lynchburg College*

3 p.m.
Marlins Field
Virginia Beach, Va.

SWEEP,
LC,
2-1
LC,
2-1

Hornets escaped with a pair of wins as VWC left 10 runners stranded in the first game and bases loaded in the bottom of the final inning of the second game
Apr. 19
Saturday
at Bridgewater College* 2 p.m.
Bridgewater, Va.
SWEEP
VWC,
3-1
VWC,
5-4
Allison Cockrell homered in the first game; Betty Stewart hit 3-for-3 in the second game for VWC; Brittaney Brown picked up two pitching wins for the Marlins to improve to 17-7
  Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Championship tournament    

Tournament Seeding: 1. Lynchburg; 2. VIRGINIA WESLEYAN; 3. Eastern Mennnonite; 4. Roanoke; 5. Bridgewater; 6. Guilford (N.C.)

Apr. 25
Friday
ODAC tournament,
vs. Eastern Mennonite University
7 p.m.
Moyer Complex
Salem, Va.
EMU,
6-4
Royals used two 3-run innings to take the win; more details coming
Apr. 26
Saturday
ODAC tournament,
vs. Roanoke College
12 p.m.
Moyer Complex
Salem, Va.
VWC,
1-0
Bree Strain hit the RBI-single for the winning-run; Brittaney Brown struck out seven batters for the Marlins
Apr. 26
Saturday
ODAC tournament,
vs. Bridgewater College
6 p.m.
Moyer Complex
Salem, Va.
VWC,
4-1
VWC never trailed; Kristin Mundie led VWC with three singles, Betty Stewart added two, and Emily Daiger belted a double
Apr. 26
Saturday
ODAC tournament,
vs. Eastern Mennonite University
10:30 p.m.
Moyer Complex
Salem, Va.
VWC,
3-0
Brittaney Brown and the defense held the 30-win Royals to six singles; Brown notched her 20th win of the season; Betty Stewart sparked VWC's offense with three singles, Emily Daiger added two
Apr. 27
Sunday
ODAC Championship,
vs. Lynchburg College
1 p.m.
Moyer Complex
Salem, Va.
LC,
4-1
 
May 8
Thursday
National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III National championship tournament TBA    
May 9
Friday
NCAA tournament TBA    
May 10
Saturday
NCAA tournament TBA    
May 16-20
Fri.-Tue.
NCAA tournament, championship series TBA
James I Moyer Sports Complex
Salem, Va.
   

* Indicates Old Dominion Athletic Conference game