Gilman offensive tackle Goodwin selects Wake Forest

April 07, 2010|By Sports Digest

Hunter Goodwin, a 6-foot-6, 280-pound offensive tackle from Gilman, has committed to Wake Forest. He picked the Demon Deacons over Maryland and West Virginia; Connecticut, Pittsburgh and Rutgers were also in the mix. "Wake Forest was really like the package deal," Goodwin said. "It had everything I was looking for - great coaching, great academics, great location and great people all around. It has everything I was always looking for. ... I really like the small-campus feel of Wake Forest more than the huge-campus atmosphere." Goodwin expects to redshirt his freshman year and compete for playing time as a second-year player.

- Matt Bracken

Women's college lacrosse: Jen Civick had a hat trick to power the host Hood women (4-8) to a 16-2 victory over Wilson on Tuesday. The Blazers outshot the Phoenix 32-5. ... Maryland junior attacker Sarah Mollison was named Atlantic Coast Conference Women's Lacrosse Player of the Week after scoring game-winning goals in wins over then-No. 7 Towson at home and then-No. 4 Pennsylvania on the road. ... Towson freshman midfielder Ashley Waldron was named Colonial Athletic Association Rookie of the Week after scoring three goals and adding five assists in a victory and a loss.

Men's college lacrosse: The Eastern College Athletic Conference named Salisbury junior goalkeeper Johnny Rodriguez (Mount St. Joseph) as Metro/South Region Defensive Player of the Week after he made a season-high 15 saves in Salisbury's 16-10 victory over Stevenson, then ranked No. 1 in Division III. ... Essex Community College (8-0) is ranked first in the National Junior College Athletic Association rankings, trailed by Nassau CC (7-1) and Onondaga CC (5-2). Anne Arundel CC (4-5) is ninth.

Men's college tennis: Salisbury senior Scott Burtzlaff (River Hill) was named the Capital Athletic Conference Player of the Week.

Men's college track and field: Salisbury senior Cory Beebe was named CAC Athlete of the Week after winning the 400-meter hurdles in a school-record 51.28 seconds.

College softball: Frostburg State senior outfielder Lindsay Freitag (Parkville) was named ECAC South Player of the Week.

Mystics: Individual game tickets for the 2010 WNBA season will go on sale Thursday at 10 a.m. at Ticketmaster, 877-DC-HOOP1 and washingtonmystics.com.

Capitals: Washington recalled defenseman Karl Alzner and forward Jay Beagle from the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League.

Blue Crabs: Jeff Ridgway, who pitched for the Atlanta Braves and Tampa Bay Rays, signed with Southern Maryland of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball. The Blue Crabs also announced that first baseman Eric Crozier and starting pitchers Kenny Rayborn and Dan Reichert will return to the team this season.

- From Sun staff and news services

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