Towson's West named CAA Offensive Player of the Week

Regents Cup between Frostburg State and Salisbury moved to 4 p.m. Saturday

November 08, 2011|Sports Digest

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Towson's West earns weekly honor in CAA

Towson freshman tailback Terrance West (Northwestern) was named the Colonial Athletic Association Offensive Player of the Week after rushing for a career-high 183 yards on 21 carries and scoring three touchdowns in the Tigers' 40-30 victory Saturday over Maine, which pulled Towson into a a three-way tie for first place in the CAA. Also, Towson (7-2, 5-1) is ranked 12th in the The Sports Network/ College Football Weekly Poll. This is the highest ranking the Tigers have attained since joining what was then known as Division I-AA in 1987.

More college football: The 13th annual Regents Cup between Frostburg State and Salisbury has been moved to 4 p.m. Saturday because Salisbury is hosting the NCAA field hockey regionals this weekend. … Johns Hopkins is ranked 10th in this week's American Football Coaches Association Division III Poll. This is the first in-season Top 10 ranking in school history; the Blue Jays were eighth in the final 2009 poll. … Frostburg State running back JD Hook was selected as the Empire 8 Offensive Player of the Week. … Salisbury senior linebacker Jamey McClendon was named the Empire 8 Defensive Player of the Week, while freshman punter Kyle Hamby earned Special Teams Player of the Week honors.

Men's college soccer: Salisbury will host an NCAA tournament first-round match against Neumann on Thursday at 1p.m. … Navy freshman defenseman Michael Lemonick was named Patriot League Defensive Player of the Week, while Mids junior Max Renaldo was honored as Goalkeeper of the Week. Also for the Mids, Sam Miller and Eric Wootten were selected to the Academic All-District II first team.

Women's college soccer: On the heels of earning the Capital Athletic Conference's automatic bid, Salisbury is back in the NCAA tournament for the fourth time in school history and will play Wheaton (Mass.) on Saturday at 1:30 p.m., in Geneva, N.Y. … Johns Hopkins senior Erica Suter was named the Centennial Conference Offensive Player of the Week, while teammate Jessica Hnatiuk was selected as the Player of the Week on the defensive side of the ball.

Women's college volleyball: Loyola freshman outside hitter Tina Catanach was honored as the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Rookie of the Week. … Johns Hopkins freshman Katie Schwarz was named the Centennial Conference Player of the Week. … Shepherd senior setter Lauren Jeschelnik (Huntingtown) was honored as the West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Week. … Goucher landed a pair of players — sophomore outside hitter Megan Chalk (Severna Park) and sophomore middle hitter Trish Kallis (Severna Park) — on the All-Landmark Conference team. … After winning the Centennial Conference championship for the first time in program history, Johns Hopkins has been placed in the Christopher Newport Regional for the opening round of the NCAA tournament. The Blue Jays will face Randolph-Macon at a time and date to be announced.

College field hockey: McDaniel will travel to Lebanon Valley for the first round of the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference Mid-Atlantic tournament on Wednesday at 2 p.m.

Varsity: Calvert Hall is accepting applications for varsity soccer coach. Contact athletic direction Lou Eckerl, Calvert Hall, 8102 La Salle Road, Baltimore, MD 21286 or The deadline for receiving resumes is Friday.

Capitals: Center Nicklas Backstrom was named the NHL's "Third Star" for the week.

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