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Marcus Carter helped CNU go 3-0 last week. (file photo)
Marcus Carter helped CNU go 3-0 last week. (file photo)

Christopher Newport University’s Marcus Carter, a Bruton alumnus, put together three double-digit scoring performances last week while leading the Captains to a 3-0 record.

Other Historic Triangle alumni had standout performances in men’s basketball, women’s basketball and swimming.

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Men’s Basketball

  • Christopher Newport University sophomore Marcus Carter (Bruton) scored 15 points during a Feb. 1 win against Frostburg State. Carter also scored 12 points during a Feb. 3 overtime win against Salisbury, and 13 points during a Feb. 6 win against Wesley College.
  • Roanoke College sophomore Joey Miller (Grafton) scored 13 points during a Feb. 3 road win against Guilford. Miller also scored 12 points during a Feb. 6 win against Hampden-Sydney.
  • Roanoke College junior John Fitchett (Lafayette) scored 11 points during a Feb. 3 win against Guilford.
  • Virginia State University junior Elijah Moore (Grafton) scored 16 points and pulled down seven rebounds during a Feb. 3 rout of Shaw University. He also scored 12 points in a Feb. 6 win against Apprentice School.
  • Hampden-Sydney senior Mitch Owens (Walsingham Academy) had 11 points during a Feb. 6 loss to Roanoke College.
  • Louisiana State University senior Keith Hornsby (Oak Hill Academy) scored 10 points during a Feb. 2 win against Auburn. He also posted 25 points during a Feb. 6 win against Mississippi State.

Women’s Basketball


  • William & Mary freshman Joey Rento (Hampton Roads Academy) placed eighth in the 500 freestyle during the Carolina College Invitational. He also placed fifth during the 100 butterfly in the meet.

In-season athletes followed in this feature:

Men’s Basketball: Corey Brown, Randolph College (Walsingham ’12); Marcus Carter, Christopher Newport University (Bruton ’14); Jake Duncan, Hampden-Sydney (Williamsburg Christian Academy ’13); John Fitchett, Roanoke College (Lafayette ’13); Keith Hornsby, Louisiana State University (Oak Hill Academy ’12); Joey Miller, Roanoke College (Grafton ’14); Elijah Moore, Virginia State University (Grafton ’13); Mitch Owens, Hampden-Sydney (Walsingham Academy ’12); Deron Powers, Hofstra University (Williamsburg Christian Academy ’13)

Women’s Basketball: Keyana Brown, Old Dominion University (Lafayette ’14); Alexis Calloway, Randolph College (Bruton ’14); Alayna Cormier, Utica College (Warhill ’15); Kasey Grainer, Virginia Wesleyan (Warhill ’15); Jalynn Ponzo, Christopher Newport University (Williamsburg Christian Academy ’14); Rakeema Willis, Mary Baldwin (York ’15)

Swimming: Peyton Baldwin, University of Virginia (Hampton Roads Academy ’15); Victoria Barley, Old Domonion (Tabb ’13); Allie Christy, William & Mary (Bruton ’13); Ben Colley, University of North Carolina (Lafayette ’12); Max Groene, Virginia Military Institute (Jamestown ’12); Nate Hartt, Mary Washington (Jamestown ’12); John Kale, Virginia Tech (Lafayette ’15); Walker Kale, Ferrum (Lafayette ’14); Trevor Long, George Mason University (Jamestown ’13); Tom Nanartowich, Virginia Military Institute (Walsingham Academy ’13); Nicole Piercy, University of Richmond (Hampton Roads Academy ’15); Chris Prewitt, Old Dominion (Grafton ’12); Joey Rento, William & Mary (Hampton Roads Academy ’15); Maddy Rymer, Mary washington (Grafton ’14); Christian Shaner, Virginia Military Institute (Jamestown ’12); Mary Elizabeth Warhol, James Madison University (York ’13); Lauren Wood, Mary Washington (Jamestown ’13)