Odesnik blown out at Legg Mason in return to court

Strasburg could begin rehab for Hagerstown on Sunday

August 04, 2011|By Sports Digest

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Odesnik blown out at Legg Mason in return to court

Wayne Odesnik waited 16 months for his return to top-level tennis after serving a ban from the sport for smuggling performance-enhancing drugs into Australia, but it lasted just 57 minutes as the American was routed by Radek Stepanek of the Czech Republic, 6-1, 6-1, in the second round of the ATP Tour's Legg Mason Tennis Classic in Washington.

Liz Clarke, The Washington Post

Nationals: Pitcher Stephen Strasburg could make his first minor league rehabilitation start in Single-A Hagerstown on Sunday if his throwing session today goes well, manager Davey Johnson said. Strasburg, who has been recovering from Tommy John elbow reconstruction in September, threw nearly 50 pitches in three innings of what appears to be his last simulated game on Tuesday in Viera, Fla.

James Wagner, The Washington Post

Golf: Andrea Kraus of Hayfields Country Club shot a par-matching 36-hole total of 72-74—146 at Woodholme Country Club and won the Women's Golf Association championship. It was her sixth title in the past 20 years. Stephanie Bosdosh of Holly Hills Country Club was second at 82-84—166. Sharon Pusin shot 81-87—168 and won the Senior championship for the second straight year. … Professional Justin Heimer birdied the first playoff hole and he and Breton Bay Country Club partner Mark Cusic won the Maryland State Pro-Am tournament at Hillendale CC. The two had tied in regulation at 67 with Jeff Rosenberg-Charles Solomon of Little Bennett GC.

Men's college basketball: St. Mary's coach Chris Harney was named to the CollegeInsider.com Top 25 Non-Division I Head Coaches list. Harney, one of six Division III coaches listed, is 116-54 at his alma mater.

Women's college basketball: Maryland senior Lynetta Kizer was named to the final 12-player roster for USA Basketball's World University Games team that will look to defend its gold medal Aug. 14-21 in Shenzen, China.

Women's college lacrosse: Kristen Carr, a three-sport standout at Mercy who was a volunteer assistant at North Carolina, her alma mater, this past spring, has been named an assistant coach at Delaware. She will work closely with the draw unit, midfielders and goalies.

Men's college lacrosse: Notre Dame announced commitments from 10 players, including St. Mary's attackman Logan Connolly and Gilman attackman Conor Doyle.

College baseball: Washington College named veteran high school coach Scott Milligan as a volunteer assistant.

College softball: The Capital Athletic Conference named Salisbury junior Erika Brittingham Pitcher of the Year, freshman first baseman Harley Hill Rookie of the Year and Margie Knight Coach of the Year. Brittingham made the first team. The second team included Sea Gulls sophomore catcher Michelle Gravdahl (Long Reach) and sophomore outfielder Lindsay McCabe and Frostburg State freshman first baseman Caitlin Lovend (Reservoir).

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