Athletes Of The Week

ATHLETES OF THE WEEK

April 08, 2009

Blake Geiger Calvert Hall, baseball

In anchoring a 10-0 victory over then-No. 5 Archbishop Spalding last week, the senior pitcher was two outs away from a no-hitter. This came on the heels of an 8-0 win over St. Paul's, in which he was two outs away from a perfect game. "To pitch back-to-back one-hit games is unheard of," coach Lou Eckerl said. This season, Geiger is 3-0 with an 0.78 ERA, striking out 31 of 64 batters in 18 innings. Opposing teams' batting average against him is .103. He has committed to the University of Richmond.

Others considered:: Marcus Holman, Gilman, lacrosse; Joe Impallaira, Mount St. Joseph, lacrosse; Jason McFadden, Mount St. Joseph, lacrosse; Andrew Parker, Cardinal Gibbons, baseball; Eric Ryan, Patapsco, baseball

Erin Laschinger Notre Dame Prep, lacrosse

The senior midfielder scored 13 goals and had two assists last week in leading the No. 3 Blazers (4-0) to wins over a pair of top-10 teams. She had six goals and an assist in a 12-11 win over No. 8 St. Mary's and seven goals and an assist in a 16-13 win over No. 6 Archbishop Spalding. An All-Metro first-team selection a year ago, she has 22 goals and four assists this season. Laschinger, who plays club lacrosse for TLC and has a 4.0 grade-point average, is headed to Virginia.

Others considered:: Kellie Christian, Catonsville, track and field; Dorehn Coleman, River Hill, track and field; Kourtney Salvarola, Broadneck, softball; Katie Schwarzmann, Century, lacrosse; Amber Singletary, Seton Keough, basketball

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