Dipper sharp as Terps women defeat Georgetown, 8-5

Navy women avenge loss to Lehigh, reach Patriot League final

April 29, 2011|By Sports Digest

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Dipper sharp as Terps women defeat Georgetown, 8-5

Brittany Dipper tied a career high with 12 saves to anchor another solid defensive showing as the No. 1 Maryland women's lacrosse team defeated No. 17 Georgetown 8-5 on Thursday night in Washington. Katie Schwarzmann (Century) led Maryland (18-0) with four goals. Sarah Mollison added two goals and extended her streak to 63consecutive games with a point. The Terps led 3-0 and 7-2 and scored on eight of the first 13 shots they attempted. The Hoyas (8-7) dominated possession time by stalling.

More women's college lacrosse: Visiting Navy (13-5) avenged Saturday's 15-13 regular-season ending loss to Lehigh (10-7) by beating them, 10-8, in the Patriot League semifinal. Caitlin Mandrin Hill (St. Mary's) had a hat trick for the Mids, who face host Colgate in Saturday's championship at 3 p.m. … Mandy Marston (Institute of Notre Dame) had a goal and an assist in the last regular-season game as host Stevenson (10-6) fell, 9-4, to Elizabethtown (13-3). … Mount St.Mary's senior defender Aly Jost (Bel Air) was named Northeast Conference Defensive Player of the Year. The All-NEC first team included Jost, Mount junior attacker Jen Semler (Perry Hall) and junior midfielder Esther Rufolo (Chapelgate Christian) and Robert Morris senior attacker Ashley Trombetta (Century) and senior defender Mallory Schulze (C. Milton Wright). The second team included Monmouth senior defender Allison Geoghan (River Hill). Mount redshirt freshman midfielder Kaitlyn Larrimore (North Harford) made the All-Rookie team.

Men's college basketball: Baltimore City Community College guard Brandon Belt (Arundel) signed a letter of intent to attend Gannon. The former All-County player averaged 16.7 points, 4.2 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 1.2 steals as a freshman for the Panthers.

College wrestling: Maryland junior Kyle John was selected as ACC Scholar-Athlete of the Year and was joined on the All-ACC Academic team by three fellow Terps: Dex Lederer, Corey Peltier and Lou Ruland (St. Mary's).

Men's college track and field: Navy junior distance runner Cody Rome was named Patriot League Track Athlete of the Week. … Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute thrower Ja'Mar Watson (Glenelg) was named Liberty League Field Athlete of the Week. … McDaniel freshman sprinter and triple-jumper Fonati Quinn was named Centennial Conference Athlete of the Week. … Salisbury junior thrower Jay Drenner (Mount St. Joseph) was named Capital Athletic Conference Athlete of the Year, and freshman teammate Ryan Jackson (Reservoir), a distance runner, was chosen as Rookie of the Year. Drenner was joined on the All-CAC first team by Sea Gulls senior Chris Barnard, sophomore Matt McMurdo and sophomore Corey Blain; Frostburg State junior Chauncey Manson, junior Charles Jacobs (Aberdeen) and freshman Andre Arthur (Archbishop Curley); and Stevenson freshman Robert Watley. The second team included Salisbury freshman Devin Moreno, sophomore Paul Herbert, Drenner and McMurdo; Frostburg State senior Garrett Daily (North Harford) and junior Calvin Shriver (Francis Scott Key); Hood senior Ola Komolafe; and York sophomore Steve Childress (Mount St. Joseph).

Varsity baseball: The inaugural President's Cup championship has been rescheduled for Sunday at noon at Camden Yards. Mount St.Joseph will face the winner of the Gilman-Friends game, which will be played Saturday. The championship was originally scheduled for April16, but was postponed because of rain.

—From Sun staff and news services

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