Lehigh men rally in lacrosse, defeat Navy for first time since 1913

Run by Jordan lifts Bowie women into CIAA basketball semifinal

March 02, 2011|By Sports Digest

College lacrosse

Lehigh men rally, defeat Navy for first time since 1913

Lehigh (2-1, 1-0 Patriot League) used a dominant second half to defeat visiting Navy, 14-10, on Tuesday night and end a series losing streak of 30 games that extended to 1913. The Midshipmen (1-3, 0-1) started the second half with three goals to take an 8-6 lead, but the Mountain Hawks outscored them 8-2 in the final 24 minutes. Adam Johnston (St.Paul's) led Lehigh with four goals, and Sam Jones (Severna Park) had four for Navy.

Honors: Virginia junior attacker Steele Stanwick (Loyola) and Maryland sophomore midfielder Curtis Holmes (McDonogh) were named Atlantic Coast Conference Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week, respectively. Stanwick scored eight goals and had seven assists, helping the Cavaliers win two games, including an 11-10 overtime victory at No. 5 Stony Brook. Holmes became the first Terrapin to win 20 or more faceoffs in a game in 20years.

Women: Johns Hopkins freshman midfielder Sarah Taylor was named American Lacrosse Conference Rookie of the Week. … Salisbury (2-0) remains No. 1 in the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association Division III Coaches' Poll. … Tuesday's game between host Hood (1-2) and Trinity was canceled. The Tigers were unable to field a sufficient roster and have canceled their season.

College basketball

Run by Jordan lifts Bowie women into CIAA semifinal

Center Chanita Jordan, who averages just 8.3 points per game, scored seven in a span of 50 seconds midway through the second half in Bowie State's decisive run to lift the Bulldogs (18-9) to a 63-56 victory over Winston-Salem State (17-11) in the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association quarterfinals in Charlotte, N.C. Jordan, the CIAA Defensive Player of the Year, finished with a team-high 15 points on 6-for-13 shooting and four blocks. Bowie, the No. 2 seed from the CIAA North, will play in the semifinals Friday at 3p.m. against the Southern Division's No. 1 seed, Johnson C. Smith, which beat the North's No. 4, Chowan, 71-52.

Women's honors: Navy senior guard Angela Myers was named to the All-Patriot League first team and senior center Cassie Consedine made the second team. The Midshipmen's Stefanie Pemper was named Coach of the Year, and freshman forward Jade Geif was selected as Rookie of the Year. … Maryland junior center Lynetta Kizer and freshman forward Alyssa Thomas were named to the All-Atlantic Coast Conference second team. Thomas also was named Rookie of the Week. … St. Mary's senior forward Jamie Roberts and Frostburg State senior forward-center Mindy Sharp were named to the All-CAC second team.

Men's honors: St. Mary's senior guard Alex Franz (Cardinal Gibbons) was named was named Capital Athletic Conference Player of the Year and was named to the All-CAC first team for the third straight year. Sheldon Taylor, in 2000-01, is the only other Seahawk to win Player of the Year in the 21-year history of the conference. Among those joining Franz on the first team are St. Mary's senior center Sam Burum and Salisbury senior center Chris McGrew. The second team includes Frostburg State senior guard Brian Anderson, York junior forward Paul Kouvaris (Cardinal Gibbons) and Hood senior center Tyler Snoots. St. Mary's freshman center Christian MacAuley was named Rookie of the Year, and the Seahawks' Chris Harney was named Co-Coach of the Year. … Mount St.Mary's junior guard Lamar Trice was named Northeast Conference Most Improved Player.

More colleges

Loyola tennis coach McClure earns 600th career victory

Loyola coach Rick McClure recorded his 600th career victory, as the men's and women's tennis teams both defeated Coppin State in nonconference action. The women closed out the Eagles, 7-0, to give McClure his 600th win, and shortly thereafter, the men topped Coppin State, 5-2. McClure is in his 32nd season as the men's tennis coach at Loyola and 23rd with the women.

Women's fencing: Johns Hopkins freshman Jackie Heath was named Foil Fencer of the Year by the Eastern Women's Fencing Conference.

Women's swimming: Towson seniors Meredith Budner (200-yard freestyle, 500 freestyle and 1,650 freestyle), Brooke Golden (1,650 freestyle) and Kayla Zeller (1,650 freestyle) and junior Cari Czarnecki (200 butterfly) were selected to compete at the NCAA Division I championships March 17-19 in Austin, Texas.

Women's tennis: Loyola junior Rachel Janasek was named Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Player of the Week.

Et cetera

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