De La Rosa to leave UMBC men's basketball team

Ravens' Ayanbadejo to be at Jimmy's Seafood today

November 29, 2011|Sports Digest

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De La Rosa to leave UMBC men's basketball team

Chris De La Rosa has left UMBC for personal and family-related matters, coach Randy Monroe said. De La Rosa, who played two full seasons for the Retrievers after one season at Siena, plans to withdraw from UMBC at the end of the fall semester. Named to the America East Conference second team after last season, La Rosa underwent surgery on his right foot in May and dressed for only one game this season, scoring 17 points and adding 10 assists at VMI on Nov. 19. … McDaniel senior guard Cullen Murray-Kemp earned PrestoSports/Pride of Maryland Player of the Week honors.

Ravens: Linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo will be at Jimmy's Seafood from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today to provide a post-holiday meal to 170 local students. Pre-registered children from Fort Worthington Elementary School, Hamilton Elementary/Middle School, New Song Academy and Yorkwood Elementary School will receive a Thanksgiving meal with all the trimmings served by Ayanbadejo and Ravens teammates.

Baseball: The Hall of Fame plaques of Puerto Rico's baseball royalty — former Oriole Roberto Alomar, Orlando Cepeda, Roberto Clemente and Tony Perez — will leave their home in Cooperstown to travel to Puerto Rico from Dec. 16-19 as the Hall of Fame pays homage to the homeland of four of its beloved heroes. The four-day visit to cities across the commonwealth of Puerto Rico will mark the first time in the 73-year history of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum that more than two Hall of Fame plaques have traveled simultaneously as the museum expands its outreach in Latin America by providing an exclusive opportunity to the fans of Puerto Rico in the year in which Alomar was inducted to the Baseball Hall of Fame. Hosted in conjunction with Museo del Deporte de Puerto Rico in Guaynabo, the four Hall of Fame plaques will be shown publicly in Guaynabo, Guayama, Salinas and Ponce.

Women's college swimming: Johns Hopkins sophomore Taylor Kitayama garnered Bluegrass Mountain Conference and national college Division III Women's Swimmer of the Week honors after an outstanding performance at the Terp Cup last week. It is the second time this season and third in her career that she has been named the conference swimmer of the week. This is also the second time in her career that she has been named the National Swimmer of the Week by College-Swimming.com.

D.C. United: The club announced that defender Brandon McDonald and midfielder Kurt Morsink both underwent surgery for sports hernias on their right and left sides. The players traveled to Munich, Germany, for the procedures, performed by hernia specialist Dr. Ulrike Muschaweck.

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