Navy rallies past Army, 5-3, reaches NCAA regionals
Top-seeded and host Navy overcame a three-run deficit to defeat second-seeded Army, 5-3, and win the winner-take-all third game of the Patriot League championship series Tuesday. Navy (33-23-1) won its sixth Patriot League title and its first since 2002, moving one ahead of the Black Knights and Bucknell for the most in league history. The Mids earned the Patriot League's automatic bid to the NCAA regionals and will find out their opponents and destination when selections are announced Monday at 12:30 p.m. on ESPN.
Honors: UMBC junior first baseman Max Himmelstein was named to the All-America East second team and first baseman D.J. Ream and outfielder-catcher Rob McCabe made the All-Rookie team. … Frostburg State senior pitcher Greg Ross was selected to the ABCA Division III All-Mid-Atlantic first team; the third team included Frostburg senior second baseman Matt Greene, Washington junior shortstop Ryan Normoyle and Johns Hopkins junior pitcher Alex Eliopoulos.
Glenelg alum Schmidbauer transfers to Maryland
Kristen Schmidbauer, an All-Metro midfielder and 2010 Glenelg graduate who helped lead the Gladiators to two girls soccer state championships, has transferred to Maryland after spending her freshman season playing at UNC-Greensboro. She will have three years of eligibility with the Terps. Schmidbauer led the Southern Conference with 10 goals and six assists, earning second-team all-league status. At Glenelg, where she was on the honor roll for all four years, she played a major role in state championship seasons in 2007 and 2008.
Men's college track and field: Johns Hopkins' Jay Dunn was named the Mideast Region Assistant Coach of the Year by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.
Women's college bowling: UMES' Maria Rodriguez won two matches to advance to the third round of the United States Bowling Congress Intercollegiate Singles Championships in Euless, Texas. Hawks seniors Kristina Frahm and Martha Perez were named to the Capital One Academic All-District II first team.
Women's college sailing: Old Dominion senior skipper Morgan Wilson (Annapolis) and sophomore crew Jordan Stock (Archbishop Spalding) posted four top-four finishes and had just one result outside the top seven in B Division racing of the Sperry Top-Sider/ICSA Women's National Championships in Cascade Locks, Ore. They're in fourth place.
Boys lacrosse: The 122-player tryout pool for the U.S. national under-19 team that will travel to Turku, Finland, next year for the Federation of International Lacrosse U19 World Championships includes attackmen Patrick Kelly (Calvert Hall, Class of 2012) and Taylor Michel (St. Paul's, 2011); midfielders Jeffrey Chase (Boys' Latin, 2011), Deemer Class (Loyola High, 2012), Stephen Kelly (Calvert Hall, 2013), Keegan Michel (McDonogh, 2011), Spencer Parks (St. Paul's, 2012), Taylor Stothoff (Boys' Latin, 2011), Ryan Tucker (Gilman, 2011) and Robert Zoppo (Towson University, 2015); and defensemen Evan Connell (Calvert Hall, 2012) and Bryson Greene (McDonogh, 2011). Tryouts for the 23-man roster will take place July 7-10 at UMBC. Loyola High's Jack Crawford is among the assistant coaches.
Basketball: The Anne Arundel County-based Bay Area Shuckers of the Atlantic Coast Professional Basketball League named Chris Jones (Maryland) director of basketball operations and Dante' Howard (Poly) director of player personnel.
Youth football: Cole McDonough of Bel Air and Richie Petitbon of Annapolis have each been selected to play offensive and defensive line for the U.S. Under-15 national team, assembled by USA Football. Team USA will represent the United States in the inaugural Four Nations Cup on July 16-24 in Canton, Ohio.
Golf: The annual Joe Vitt Crab Feast and Golf Outing, which benefits the Towson University football program, will be held June 25. Hosted by Joe Vitt, a former Tigers football player and coach who has coached in the NFL for more than 30 seasons, the daylong event starts with a golf outing at The Bay Club Golf Course and continues with a crab feast at Micky Fins Bar and Grill at the Ocean City Fishing Center. For information, go to tutigertracks.com or call Dan Crowley (410-704-4185) or Lindsay Peck (410-704-3284).
Sailing: The 19th Annual Annapolis Leukemia Cup Regatta returns to the Chesapeake Bay on June 10-11. For information on the racing, fundraising and related events — including the launch party, the honorary skipper fun race and a crew party — go to http://www.leukemiacup.org/md. or contact Jon Rosa at 410-891-1999 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
—From Sun staff and news services