College Roundup | MACU men's basketball falls to Norfolk State

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Mid-Atlantic Christian's Alex Stanley (left) played 18 minutes and recorded five rebounds against Norfolk State, Thursday.


From staff reports

Friday, November 9, 2018

NORFOLK, Va. — The Mid-Atlantic Christian men's basketball team lost to Norfolk State 108-50 at Norfolk State Thursday night.

The contest was an exhibition for the Mustangs, but Norfolk State (1-1) counts the game to its overall record.

Greg Bloodsworth led MACU with 17 points and four assists, while Aaron Scott added 10 points.

C.J. Kelly led the Spartans with 21 points, Derrik Jamerson followed with 17 points, BJ Fitzgerald had 15 points, Nic Thomas posted 13 points and Kyonze Chavis had 10 points.

Hampton 110, Mid-Atlantic Christian 58: MACU fell to the Pirates at Hampton Tuesday.

Like the game against Norfolk State, the contest was an exhibition for the Mustangs, but Hampton (1-0) counted the game to its overall record.

Cyrus Horn posted a team-high 11 points, while Greg Bloodsworth scored 10 points for MACU.

Jermaine Marrow led the Pirates with 22 points, Kalin Fisher had 16 points and Trevond Barnes posted 11 points.

Trey Carver, a former basketball player at Northeastern High School, scored six points with two assists and eight rebounds in 22 minutes for Hampton.

MACU (0-1) returns home to face North Carolina Wesleyan Saturday at 3 p.m.


The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association released its all-conference volleyball teams and players of the year Friday.

Elizabeth City State did not have a player earn a postseason award.

The Lady Bears of Shaw University dominated the conference's highest player honors with Offensive Player of the Year, Kaveesha Wattley; Defensive Player of the Year, Kelly Murphy; and Setter of the Year Michelle Olmeda-Gonzales. Rookie of the Year, Karizma Brooks, compliments the team representing Johnson C. Smith University.

All-CIAA first teamlibero: Kelly Murphy; middle hitter/blocker: Saraya Klink (Shaw), Teeya McLean (Fayetteville State), Bojo Jada (Fayetteville State); outside hitter: Ytae Cobb (Winston-Salem State), Gorana Bogdanovic (Johnson C. Smith), Jailyn Ivey (Virginia State); right-side hitter: Kaveesha Wattley (Shaw), Karizma Brooks (Johnson C. Smith); setter: Michelle Olmeda-Gonzalez (Shaw), A’rmaria Wright (Virginia Union); utility: Chynna Hunt (Fayetteville State).

All-CIAA second teamlibero: Alyssa Born (Chowan); middle hitter/blocker: Taylor Smith (Johnson C. Smith), Ambryanna Moore (Virginia Union), Tapanga Moten (Shaw); outside hitter: Karla Sosa (Shaw), Danyale Berry (Winston-Salem State), Sydney Hiner (Chowan); right-side hitter: Tiara Ramey (Virginia State); setter: Bria Anderson (Virginia State), Micayla Pope (Chowan).

CIAA all-rookie team: Karizma Brooks (Johnson C. Smith), Breona Young (Chowan), Diamond Holmes (Fayetteville State), Taylor Smith (Johnson C. Smith), Jada Starling (Virginia Union), Sydney Hiner (Chowan).

ECSU (4-23) lost to Shaw 25-13, 25-17, 25-11 in the opening round of the CIAA tournament Tuesday at Shaw.