Terps' Catalino makes Face-Off preseason first team

Gilman's Jennings is Gatorade Maryland Player of the Year

December 03, 2010|By Sports Digest


Terps' Catalino makes Face-Off preseason first team

Maryland senior attackman Grant Catalino, who led Maryland in goals (34) and points (54) last season, was named to the 2011 Inside Lacrosse Face-Off Yearbook preseason All-America first team. Terps senior defenseman Brett Schmidt made the second team, and the third team includes Maryland senior attackman Ryan Young, Johns Hopkins sophomore defenseman Tucker Durkin and Navy senior defenseman Michael Hirsch.

Baseball: Shepherd announced that it has received a letter of intent from shortstop-pitcher Brian Martin (Winters Mill).

Football: Saint Augustine's running back Walter Sanders (Mervo), who rushed for 1,377 yards in 10 games, was named to the Daktronics Super Region 1 team. … New Mexico announced that it will retain coach Mike Locksley, who attended Towson State and coached there and at Maryland; the Lobos finished 1-11 for the second straight season under Locksley, who was hired in December 2008 after four seasons as Illinois' offensive coordinator.

Indoor track and field: The Navy men have been voted to finish third and the Midshipmen women second in the Patriot League.

Basketball: Micah Fraction scored 25 points to lead the Baltimore City Community College men (7-1, 3-0 Maryland JuCo) to a 94-86 overtime win against visiting Chesapeake College on Wednesday night. … The BCCC women (0-8, 0-2) lost, 88-39, to Chesapeake (4-5, 3-0).

Golf: Navy's Ben Hayes was named Patriot League Golfer of the Month.

Et cetera

Gilman's Jennings is Gatorade Maryland Player of the Year

Gilman senior quarterback Darius Jennings was named Gatorade Maryland Football Player of the Year for his athletic excellence, academic achievement and character on and off the field. Jennings rushed for 1,592 yards and 19 touchdowns on 165 carries, leading the Greyhounds (7-2) to a share of the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference championship. He also completed 29 of 50 passes for 425 yards and three touchdowns. A "B" student, he has volunteered as a mentor in his school and has served in the student government. By winning the award, he becomes a finalist for the Gatorade National Football Player of the Year.

Golf: Navy Lt. Billy Hurley III shot a 72 and is at 145 after two-rounds of the PGA Tour qualifying tournament in Orlando Fla., Chris Baryla leads at 133. The top 25 after six rounds earn PGA Tour cards for 2011. The next 50 are exempt on the Nationwide Tour.

Pro soccer: D.C. United announced that it will not exercise options on defenders Barry Rice and Juan Manuel Pena and midfielders Brandon Barklage and Carlos Varela for the 2011 season.

Indoor football: The Reading Express of the Indoor Football League signed former Salisbury defensive end Paul Cynewski.

NHL: The Washington Capitals signed defenseman Brett Flemming to a three-year entry-level contract. He was chosen in the fifth round (145th overall) of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.

WNBA: The Washington Mystics changed their colors to red, navy and silver.

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