UMES beats Navy in men's hoops for 1st time in 16 years

December 10, 2009|By Sports Digest

Hillary Haley scored 20 points as the host UMES men's basketball team built a nine-point halftime lead and held off Navy, 80-72, on Wednesday for its third straight win. UMES last beat Navy on Dec. 11, 1993, 82-71. Chris Harris led all scorers with 23 points for the Mids (4-6), who have lost two straight.

Women's basketball: Mount St. Mary's led for 33 minutes and had a chance to tie the score in the closing seconds, but host Virginia Tech came away with a 44-42 win. After the Mount's Sandra Andresson (12 points) cut the deficit to 44-42 with 87 seconds remaining, Mount St. Mary's (3-6) called a timeout with 12.6 seconds left. Hassanah Oliver took the inbounds pass and drove the lane on the left side for the game-tying layup but missed. Lindsay Biggs scored all 15 of her points for the Hokies (6-3) in their second-half comeback.

Women's soccer: Navy defender Shelly Moeller was named to the NSCAA All-Mid-Atlantic Region first team, and goalie and team captain Beth Reed joined fellow senior Moeller on the Eastern College Athletic Conference All-Star second team. It is Moeller's third time receiving regional accolades and the second time she has been named one of the top three defenders on the region's first team.

Swimming: York sophomore Jack Gottschalk was selected as the Capital Athletic Conference Men's Swimming Athlete of the Week after leading the Spartans to dual-meet wins over Salisbury and Goucher on Friday. Gottschalk captured the 1,000 freestyle, his second victory in two tries this season, finishing in 10 minutes, 46.50 seconds to win by more than 12 seconds. He then swam the second leg of the 200 freestyle relay, which the team finished in 1:29.41, setting a new school record.

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