Barker, Cassidy spark UMBC women's victory over Navy

December 03, 2009|By Sports Digest

Chelsea Barker and Carlee Cassidy combined to score 30 points, 15 each, to power the host UMBC women's basketball past Navy, 59-51. The Midshipmen (6-3) led 24-22 at the half before being outscored by a 10-point margin in the second half. Three Navy players - Kristin Bowen, Cassie Consedine and K.C. Gordon - each finished with nine points.

Salisbury 68, Hood 65: Sophomore guard Glen Charlton scored a career-high 23 points, and the host Sea Gulls defeated the Blazers to win their home opener. Senior forward Kylie Hall (Lansdowne) had 17 points and 15 rebounds, and senior forward Janay Johnson (Catonsville) scored nine points in the victory. Junior guard Chante' McKinney contributed nine assists to go with eight points. Salisbury (3-0, 1-0 Capital Athletic Conference) opened its season with three wins for the first time since 2005. Hood fell to 0-3 overall and 0-1 in CAC play. After the Blazers rallied to tie the score at 24 with two minutes left in the first half, the Sea Gulls went on a 7-2 run to take a 31-26 halftime lead. Hood closed the gap in the second half, taking its first lead three minutes in, but Salisbury then went on a 9-0 run to recapture the advantage and off the Blazers the rest of the way.

Women's soccer: Frostburg State forward Lauren Russell was named the Eastern College Athletic Conference Division III South Offensive Player of the Year, and fellow Bobcat Amanda Wharton was chosen as Rookie of the Year as the ECAC announced its Division III South All-Stars. Russell and freshman forward Wharton were named to the first team; Frostburg senior midfielder Lauren Lentine was selected to the second team. The three are the first ECAC All-Stars in the history of the Frostburg women's soccer program. ... Loyola graduate-student forward Theresa Ferraina and senior back Heather Cooke were named ECAC Division I second-team All-Stars.

Men's soccer: Salisbury senior forward Kyle Sterling was named to the ECAC Division III South All-Star first team. Sterling led the Sea Gulls in points (41), goals (16), assists (nine) and game-winning goals (four). ... Loyola senior forward Jamie Darvill and senior defenseman Tennant McVea were selected to the ECAC Division I All-Star second team.

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