Towson's Baker-Brice chosen as CAA co-Player of Week

February 10, 2010|By Sports Digest

Shanae Baker-Brice was named the Colonial Athletic Association co-Player of the Week after leading the Towson women's basketball team to two wins. Baker-Brice, who shares the honor with Virginia Commonwealth's Kita Walker, averaged 20.5 points and 6.5 rebounds in victories over Drexel and Northeastern. This is the second time this season and fourth time in her career that Baker-Brice has been named Player of the Week. She is averaging 18.5 points and 4.7 rebounds this season.

Men's basketball: Morgan State moved from No. 20 to No. 17 in this week's CollegeInsider.com Mid-Major Top 25 poll, earning its highest ranking ever. The Bears collected 262 points Monday. Butler (761 points) is No. 1. The Bears made their first appearance this season Jan. 26, ranked 23rd. Morgan finished last season, in which the Bears made their first NCAA tournament appearance, ranked No. 23.

Men's soccer: River Hill alum Jonathan Talbot of Clarksville and Olakunle Banjo, who is from Upper Marlboro and attended Largo High, were among five players who signed national letters of intent to play for Towson University, coach Frank Olszewski announced. Talbot is a midfielder-defender; Banjo plays forward. Also joining the Tigers were midfielder-forward Andy Charleston (Rosedale, N.Y.), defender Mike Fusco (Garden City, N.Y.) and goalkeeper Angelo Viteritti (East Northport, N.Y.).

Baseball: St. Mary's season opener at Christopher Newport was delayed again because of inclement weather. The Seahawks' game in Newport News, Va., scheduled for 2 p.m. today, was moved to 1 p.m. Saturday. St. Mary's back-to-back doubleheaders with City College of New York, scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, have been pushed back to March 30 and April 1.

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