Towson's West named to Payton watch list
Towson freshman tailback Terrance West (Northwestern), the third-leading rusher in the Football Championship Subdivision, has been added to the Walter Payton Award watch list, the Sports Network announced. The award will honor the most outstanding player in the FCS. West leads the FCS with a school-record 25touchdowns in nine games for the No. 8 Tigers and has rushed for 1,190 yards on 164 carries. West is the only freshman on the list.
More honors: Johns Hopkins senior quarterback Hewitt Tomlin was named Centennial Conference Offensive Player of the Year, and Jim Margraff garnered Coach of the Year honors. Joining Tomlin as repeat first-team All-Centennial selections are senior wide receiver Sam Wernick, senior center Ed Rodger, senior linebacker Ryan Piatek and senior safety Michael Milano. Selected to the first team for the first time in their career are sophomore wide receiver Dan Wodicka, sophomore tackle Armand Jenifer, senior tackle Roland Massimino, senior defensive end Kale Sweeney and senior linebacker-defensive end Tyler Brown. Rounding out Johns Hopkins' All-Centennial selections were junior running back Jonathan Rigaud, junior linebacker Taylor Maciow and senior cornerback Sam Eagleson, who earned second-team honors. … Five McDaniel players were named to the All-Centennial Conference team. Sam Cox (Towson), Jake Nichols and Joe Rollins were named to the first team, while Woody Butler and Mike Cousar earned second-team honors.
Poll: Salisbury (9-1, 7-0 Empire 8) is No. 13 in the America Football Coaches Association Division III Coaches Top 25 poll.
Kaufman leads Mount women past UMES, 63-44
Jessie Kaufman scored a career-high 19 points to lead the visiting Mount St. Mary's women's basketball team past UMES on Tuesday night, 63-44. The Mount improved to 1-1, and the Hawks fell to 0-1. Kaufman shot 8-for-14, including 3-for-7 from behind the arc, to finish with a career-best 19 points. The sophomore added six rebounds, two steals and a block.
More women's college basketball: Sharnell Huff's game-high 19 points and a second-half rally were not enough as visiting Goucher (0-1) lost, 69-64, to Apprentice (3-0). … Nine Mustangs players scored and Stevenson (1-0) won, 65-42, over Arcadia (0-1). … Kelly Mitchell (13 points) went 2-for-2 from the free-throw line with 28 seconds left as visiting Washington College (1-0) held off Catholic (0-1), 48-46. … Forwards Shana Lewis and Joanna Murray (Franklin) each scored in double figures, with 11 and 10 points, respectively, but St.Mary's (0-1) fell, 68-43, at Delaware Valley (1-0).
Men's college basketball: Mike Maczko scored 14 points and host Salisbury (1-0) won, 73-61, over Stevenson in the Pride of Maryland Tournament. In other opening-round games: Daniel Corbett scored a game-high 17 points to power visiting Johns Hopkins (1-0) to a 53-49 win over Goucher (0-1). The Blue Jays outscored the Gophers 22-16 in the first half. Deon Queen (16 points) led a second-half surge as St. Mary's (1-0) won, 78-74, over host Washington College (0-1). The Seahawks were down 42-41 at the half before going on an 11-1 run early in the second half. Host Frostburg State (1-0) defeated McDaniel (0-1), 76-48.
Men's college soccer: Navy sophomores Zach Davis and Martin Sanchez of Salisbury were named to the Patriot League All-Tournament team.
Men's college swimming: St. Mary's junior captain Billy DeBoissiere (Atholton) earned Capital Athletic Conference Men's Swimmer of the Week honors for the second time in the past three weeks.
Volleyball: City will host the first Baltimore City Public School volleyball showcase for high school players at 6 p.m. Friday at the BCCC Physical Education Center at the Liberty Heights campus. The showcase will highlight the best Division I and II girls volleyball players from high schools around the city. Two teams comprising players from each division will play a best-of-five match. Admission is $3 at the door.
—From Sun staff and news services