Navy's Gennaro earns national Rookie of the Week honor

Serio's 8 points lead Frostburg men to 19-3 lacrosse rout

March 15, 2011|By Sports Digest

Women's college lacrosse

Navy's Gennaro earns national Rookie of the Week honor

Navy attacker Aimee Gennaro, who set academy freshman records for most goals (seven) and points (eight) in a game in a 17-7 win over Bucknell last weekend, was named the national Womenslax.com Rookie of the Week. She also was named Patriot League Rookie of the Week.

More honors: Loyola senior midfielder Grace Gavin (St. Paul's) and junior goalie Kerry Stoothoff were named Big East Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week, respectively. … Boston University players from Ellicott City, senior midfielder Corcoran Downey (Centennial) and freshman goalie Christina Sheridan (Good Counsel), were named America East Defensive Player of the Week and Rookie of the Week, respectively. … Salisbury senior attacker Trish DiGirolomo (Archbishop Spalding) was named Capital Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Week.

Game: Junior Kati Vu (Kenwood) had two goals and one assist but host Hood (3-5) lost, 19-5, to Shenandoah (4-2). Sophomore Jen Civick had two goals for the Blazers.

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Serio's 8 points lead Frostburg men to 19-3 lacrosse rout

Freshman attackman Ryan Serio (Chesapeake-AA) had six goals and two assists to lead host Frostburg State (3-4) to a 19-3 victory of St. Joseph's of Maine (2-5). Junior attackman Dan Dowd added two goals and six assists, and freshman midfielder Phil Hess added three goals and two assists.

Men's lacrosse honor: Stevenson senior Ray Witte (Sts. Peter and Paul) was named CAC Offensive Player of the Week.

Soccer: A new lighting system was installed at UMBC Soccer Stadium last month. The men's soccer team is tentatively scheduled to play all 11 of its home games under the lights; five women's games are slated for evening .

Swimming and diving: Former UMBC standout Brad Green has been named assistant aquatics director and assistant coach for the Retrievers. He will also serve as the head age group coach for the Retriever Aquatic Club.

Fencing: Senior Max Wieder won eight bouts at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic/South Regional on Saturday to become Johns Hopkins' all-time wins leader in sabre.

Baseball: Salisbury freshman infielder John Schiotis was named CAC Player of the Week. … Washington College sophomore Kyle Aldrich was named Centennial Conference Pitcher of the Week.

Softball: Salisbury senior Kelly Leary (Glen Burnie) was named the Pitcher of the Week and Sea Gulls sophomore Michelle Gravdahl (Long Reach) earned Player of the Week.

Men's volleyball: Stevenson freshman Jon Martin was selected as the North East Collegiate Volleyball Association Metro Division Rookie of the Week.

Ravens

Zbikowski to fight twice in two weeks in Atlantic City

A couple of days after recording a first-round TKO, Ravens safety Tom Zbikowski is scheduled to fight two more bouts in a span of two weeks in Atlantic City, N.J. "Gettin ready for another fight...March 26th in AC," Zbikowski wrote on Twitter. "Stay tuned." He is scheduled to fight at Atlantic City's Boardwalk Hall. His opponent has yet to be determined. Zbikowski's father told the South Bend (Ind.) Tribune that his son is penciled in for another fight in Atlantic City. The second is scheduled for April 9. A late April fight in the Dallas area is also on Zbikowski's fight schedule. Zbikowski is 2-0 with two first-round knockouts. An accomplished amateur boxer, he decided to rededicate himself to the sport during the NFL's labor fight.

Jamison Hensley

High schools

Ex-Terps AD Perkins now a girls basketball assistant

Former Kansas athletic director Lew Perkins, who held the same position at Maryland from 1987 to 1990, has landed a new gig. The Lawrence Journal-World reports Perkins will be assistant girls basketball coach at Bishop Seabury Academy in Lawrence. His daughter Amy was the director of admissions in 2007-08. Perkins retired from Kansas last year as a ticket scandal in the athletics department was unfolding and he was facing claims that he improperly accepted gifts.

Et cetera

Blast's forward Ferdinand earns MISL weekly honor

Blast forward Max Ferdinand was named Major Indoor Soccer League Player of the Week. He had eight points Sunday to lead the Blast to a 17-6 win over the Missouri Comets and the 2010-11 MISL regular season title. Ferdinand scored two goals in a four-minute span of the second quarter.

More pro soccer: The Dutch club Ajax will play an end-of-season exhibition against D.C. United at RFK Stadium on May 22 at 5 p.m.

NHL: Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby was named the First Star of the Week.

Mounted games: The Maryland Crabs, a junior-level team, will represent the Maryland Region and U.S. Pony Clubs at the Prince Philip Cup competition during the Rolex Kentucky Three Day Event, April 27 to May 1 in Lexington. The team of 12- and 13-year-old girls has four members from the Green Spring Hounds Pony Club and one from the Iron Bridge Hounds Pony Club: No.1, Shelby Langlois, Upperco, captain, riding Ginger Cookie; No. 2 Taylor Gurley, Sparks, riding Got Good Karma; No. 3 Shannon Berg, New Freedom, Pa., riding Polar Pony; No. 4. Brenna Miller, Sparks, riding Pop Tart; and No. 5, Sabrina Dunkleberger, Glenwood, riding Midnight Dancer. They are coached by Christina McNemar of New Windsor.

—From Sun staff and news services

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