UMBC men lose to Hartford, 14-11, in America East semifinal

Big East names Gavin Attacker of the Year

May 05, 2011|By Sports Digest

Men's college lacrosse

UMBC loses to Hartford, 14-11, in America East semifinal

Rob Grimm had a game-high four goals for visiting UMBC (6-7), but the Retrievers fell, 14-11, to host Hartford (10-6) in an America East semifinal. The Hawks extended their 7-6 halftime lead by outscoring UMBC 3-1 in the third quarter. Hartford will face host No. 11 Stony Brook in Saturday's championship at 7 p.m.

Division I honors: Princeton junior goalie Tyler Fiorito (McDonogh) was selected to the All-Ivy League first team. Brown senior goalie Matt Chriss (Gilman) and Brown senior defenseman Peter Fallon (Gilman) made the second team.

Division III honors: McDaniel junior attackman DJ Rickels (Boys' Latin) and Gettysburg junior attackman Pat Sartory (McDonogh) made the All-Centennial Conference second team.

Women's college lacrosse

Big East names Gavin Attacker of the Year

Loyola's Grace Gavin (St. Paul's) was named Big East Attacker of the Year for the second straight time and earned her third straight unanimous selection to the first team. Georgetown's Sophia Thomas (Maryvale) was named Midfielder of the Year. Loyola coach Jen Adams shared Coach of the Year honors with Syracuse coach Gary Gait, her mentor when she was a three-time national player of the year at Maryland from 1999 to 2001. Loyola's Abby Rehfuss was named to the first team along with Notre Dame's Jackie Doherty (Mount Hebron) and Georgetown's Jordy Kirr (Bryn Mawr). Loyola's Meg Decker (Mount de Sales), Kellye Gallagher, Ana Heneberry (Dulaney), Mary Heneberry (Dulaney), Marlee Paton and Kerry Stoothoff made the second team along with Georgetown's Kelsi Bozel (Notre Dame Prep).

More Division I honors: The All-American Lacrosse Conference first team included Player of the Year Kitty Cullen, a McDonogh graduate at Florida; Goalie of the Year Dana Cahill, a Mercy graduate at Penn State; Johns Hopkins' Colleen McCaffrey; Florida's Ashley Bruns (Mount Hebron) and Sam Farrell (Severna Park); Vanderbilt's Ally Carey (John Carroll); Penn State's Maggie Dunbar (St. Paul's); and Ohio State's Alayna Markwordt (Glenelg). The second team included Johns Hopkins' Taylor D'Amore, Alyssa Kildare and Candace Rossi; Florida's Haydon Judge (St. Mary's); Vanderbilt's Courtney Kirk (Roland Park); Penn State's Jen Steadman (Century); and Ohio State's Brittney Zerhusen (Century). … UMBC junior midfielder Alicia Krause (Mount Hebron), UMBC sophomore defender Jamie Fahey (Loch Raven), New Hampshire junior attacker Hayley Rausch (Severna Park) and Boston University senior defender Corcoran Downey (Centennial) were selected to the All-America East first team. Three UMBC players — senior attacker Erika Braerman (Fallston), senior midfielder Amanda Pappas (Chesapeake-AA) and senior defender C.J. Durham (Chesapeake-AA) — made the second team. UMBC freshman midfielder Kristen Bilney (Mount Hebron) and Boston University freshman goalkeeper Christina Sheridan, who lives in Ellicott City, made the All-Rookie team and Downey was selected to the All-Academic team. … Eight Towson players were named to the All-Colonial Athletic Association teams, and Sonia LaMonica was named Coach of the Year. The Tigers' Alexa Demski (Loch Raven), Jess Dunn (Fallston), Mary Teeters (Centennial) and Ashley Waldron made the first team along with James Madison's Casey Ancarrow (John Carroll) and Hofstra's Katie Hertsch (Winters Mill). Towson's Megan Fitzgerald (Archbishop Spalding) and Jackie LaMonica (Hereford) were named to the second team with William & Mary's Ashley Holofcener (St.Paul's) and Delaware's Morgan Leonard (Liberty). Rhiannon Coogle (North Harford), Kelly Murkey (Westminster) and Jenn Ward (Fallston) of Towson made the All-Rookie team.

Division III game: Top-seeded and host Catholic (13-3) earned a 19-9 victory over Goucher (8-8) in the Landmark Conference semifinals. Hannah Khin had three goals.

Emily Blatter

Et cetera

10 selected for inaugural Loch Raven Hall of Fame

Loch Raven selected its inaugural Athletic Hall of Fame class. The following athletes and coaches will be inducted at halftime of the homecoming football game Sept. 24: Christy Dial, 1992; Michele DeJuliis, 1994; Janet Flora, 1976; coach Wendy Galinn ; athletic director and coach Diane George ; Sandy Lanahan, 1978; Sean Landeta, 1979; Brett McGonigal, 1987; coach Joy Nuttall ; and Stann Waithe, 2003.

Baseball: Michael Jacob "Jake" Allen, the stepson of Washington Nationals senior adviser and former Orioles player and manager Davey Johnson, died Wednesday of infection and pneumonia, according to The Washington Post. He was 34.

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