Pair boosts Vanderbilt

Postcards

March 30, 1996|By Doug Brown | Doug Brown,SUN STAFF

Freshmen Michelle Dillow (North County) and Julie Bender (Old Mill) have played key roles for Vanderbilt in its first season of women's varsity lacrosse.

Dillow scored the first goal in Vanderbilt history and has since had three more. Bender has started three of the first four games.

Senior Jill Altshuler (Catonsville), last year's Division I points leader (89), has picked up where she left off, scoring six goals in Lehigh's 10-9 win over Duke.

At Bucknell, her brother Michael (Catonsville) ranks 11th in Division I in assists with 2.00 a game.

Junior Charlotte Cockrell (Glenelg) and freshman Dabney Boye (Severn) had three goals apiece and sophomore Emily McManus (Severna Park) and freshman Melissa Ballance (Severna Park) each scored once in Mary Washington's win over Lynchburg.

Junior Kathleen Harrington (Garrison Forest) had 24 saves in Lynchburg's loss to Washington and Lee. . . . Paul Corto (Loyola) scored two goals in Ohio Wesleyan's victory over Ithaca. . . . In James Madison's two wins, Tricia Cummings (Notre Dame Prep) scored twice against Delaware and Meg Cortezzi made 18 saves against Penn State. . . . Russell Croft (St. Paul's) had two goals and two assists in Washington and Lee's upset of Gettysburg.

Basketball

Phil Dixon (St. Frances) is Shenandoah's first first-team All-American in any sport. The point guard, who averaged 22.3 points and whose 8.6 assists top the all-time NCAA Division III list, was the leading vote-getter on the Division III first team.

West Chester freshman point guard Donta Evans (McDonogh) was named ECAC Division II South Rookie of the Year. . . . Annetta Davis (St. Mary's) finished tied for 10th on Syracuse's freshman rebounding list with 82 in 26 games. . . . Danielle Davis (Western) gave Seton Hall strong minutes off the bench, especially late in the season, and finished with 2.7 points and 2.1 rebounds.

Miscellaneous

Rider's Mike Jenson (Randallstown), ranked 10th in the country at 190 pounds -- the highest ranking of any East Coast Wrestling Association wrestler -- raised his record to 27-4 by winning the ECWA championship. Teammate Gregg Kessler (Owings Mills) won at 126 to improve his record to 22-8.

Pub Date: 3/30/96

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