UMBC women set school marks in throttling Vermont, 43-32

Cameron's 35 help Hood men rally from 17 points down

February 10, 2011|By Sports Digest

College basketball

UMBC women set school marks in throttling Vermont

Junior forward Erin Brown scored 19 points and visiting UMBC (15-10, 9-3) held America East rival Vermont (3-21, 3-8) to record lows in a 43-32 victory Wednesday night. The Catamounts shot 17.0 percent (8-for-47) from the field, the lowest field-goal percentage ever by a Retrievers opponent; the previous low was 17.3 percent by Bowie State in 1985. In addition, Vermont's eight field goals in the game matched the fewest ever by the Catamounts, while their 32 points scored were the fewest UMBC has allowed since Dec. 11, 1981, against Western Michigan, which also scored 32, and set a school Division I record. Retrievers junior center Topé Obajolu, a Randallstown resident who attended Archbishop Carroll, rejected two shots to break Monica Logan's school record for blocks in a season with 48. Logan's mark had stood since 1997.

More Division I women: Host Lehigh (15-9, 5-4 Patriot League) won its fourth straight, a 63-59 decision over Navy (14-9, 7-2). Cassie Consedine had 13 points for the Mids.

Division III women: Jamie Roberts hit the game-winning layup with 1.7 seconds left to lift visiting St. Mary's (11-11, 7-7 Capital Athletic Conference) to a 61-60 victory over Salisbury (8-14, 5-8). Katie McGahagan scored off a lob pass from KC Curran to give Salisbury a 60-59 lead with seven seconds left. … Lyndsay Burton had 22 points and 12 rebounds to power host Johns Hopkins (18-4, 15-3 Centennial) to a 66-44 win over McDaniel (7-15, 5-12). The loss eliminates the Green Terror from the playoff chase for the first time in nine years. …Emily Maerz had nine points as visiting Hood (7-14, 2-12 CAC) fell, 58-21, to Mary Washington (17-5, 12-1). … Visiting Swarthmore (12-10, 9-8 Centennial Conference) made 11 3-pointers and won, 62-52, over Washington College (10-11, 8-8). Meghan Tait led the Shorewomen with 15points. … JaQuelia Conley had 10 points and visiting Stevenson (3-19, 2-12 CAC) fell 63-43 to York (12-10, 9-4).

Division III men: First-year player Cameron Cook scored 35 points and Hood (13-10, 8-6 CAC) engineered the largest comeback in the program's eight-year history, rallying from 17 down for a 105-100 overtime victory against host Mary Washington (13-8, 7-6). The victory assured the Blazers a CAC playoff spot. … John Alberici scored four straight points and freshman Daniel Corbett hit two free throws as visiting Johns Hopkins (6-16, 4-11 Centennial) rallied to win, 47-45, over McDaniel (11-11, 8-7). … Senior guard Dylan Bernstein had nine points and 10assists to help host Washington College (7-15, 6-9 Centennial) rally from 13 down to a 78-72 win against Swarthmore (6-16, 3-14). … Host Salisbury (10-12, 5-8 CAC) earned a 61-59 victory over St. Mary's (18-5, 12-2 CAC), ranked No. 15 in Division III. … York (Pa.) (14-8, 8-5 CAC) shot 55.6 percent from the field and 61.1 percent from behind the arc en route to a 91-52 victory over visiting Stevenson (6-17, 2-12 CAC).

More colleges

Gallagher voted men's lacrosse captain at Navy

Navy senior defensive midfielder Marty Gallagher was selected by his teammates to serve as men's lacrosse captain. It marks the eighth straight year a defensive player has been named Midshipmen captain.

Women's lacrosse: Navy was picked to repeat as Patriot League champions in a vote of coaches and sports information directors. UMBC was selected to finish third in a vote of America East coaches, and Mount St. Mary's was picked to end up tied for fourth in a vote of Northeast Conference coaches.

Volleyball: Danielle Helwig, a former assistant coach and volleyball player at Howard Community College, was named CCBC-Catonsville volleyball coach.

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Sport and Law symposium today at UB School of Law

The University of Baltimore School of Law and its Center for Sport and the Law will hold a symposium, Management Issues in Professional Sport, today from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Venable Baetjer Howard Moot Court Room at the Angelos Law Center at 1415 Maryland Ave. The panels are "Implementing the NBA's Salary Cap and Collective Bargaining Agreement," with officials from the Charlotte Bobcats and Oklahoma City Thunder; "Negotiating Professional Football's Collective Bargaining Agreement," with NFL Players Association general counsel Richard Berthelsen and NFL senior vice president and general counsel Dennis Curran; and "The Many Facets of a Professional Football Team," with panelists including Ravens vice president of football operations Pat Moriarty. The luncheon keynote speech will be Orioles president of baseball operations Andy MacPhail discussing "Managing a Professional Baseball Team in the Free Agency Era." There is no fee; preregistration is requested at For questions, call 410-837-4468.

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