Digest: Terps' Stoglin honored as ACC Player of the Week

Ex-UM star O'Donnell gets spot on Pan Am Elite field hockey team

December 06, 2011|Sports Digest

College basketball

Terps' Stoglin honored as ACC Player of Week

Maryland sophomore guard Terrell Stoglin was named Atlantic Coast Conference Player of the Week on Monday after averaging 28 points and four rebounds as the Terrapins split a pair of games. The conference's leading scorer (22.4points per game), Stoglin opened the week with a 25-point, three-rebound effort in a 71-62 loss to Illinois. In Sunday's 78-71 win over Notre Dame in the BB&T Classic, Stoglin had a game-high 31 points, hitting on 11 of 20 shots from the field and pulling down five rebounds.

Other men's honors: Coppin State freshman Taariq Cephas was named the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Rookie of the Week. … Washington College guard Kevin Breslin was named PrestoSports/Pride of Maryland Player of the Week. … York senior forward Paul Kouvaris (Cardinal Gibbons) was selected as the Capital Athletic Conference Player of the Week.

Women's honor: Shepherd senior guard Katie Biggs (Glenelg) was named West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Week.


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Ex-UM star O'Donnell gets spot on Pan Am Elite team

Former Maryland field hockey star Katie O'Donnell was named to the Pan American Elite squad for her performance in helping Team USA win gold at the Pan American Games earlier this year in Guadalajara, Mexico. O'Donnell scored in the 4-2 U.S. victory over top-ranked Argentina in the gold medal game. With the win, the Americans clinched their bid to the 2012 London Olympics.

D.C. United Women: The team will hold a "winter break" tryout designed to get an early look at the region's top college players before they return to classes and spring campaigns with their teams. Coach Mike Jorden and staff will lead two 90-minute tryout sessions Dec. 18 at the Maryland SoccerPlex synthetic turf fields (No. 18) in Germantown. The first session, at 10 a.m., will be open to the first 50 players registering in an "open" tryout format. From there, Jorden will invite certain players to return at 2 p.m., when they will join with invitees and returning 2011 team members for a second 90-minute session. Interested players should register at dcunitedwomen.com.

College track and field: Navy junior Brigid Byrne was named the season's first Patriot League Athlete of the Week,

UMES bowling: Megan Buja was named the 2012 Alberta E. Crowe Star of Tomorrow by the United State Bowling Congress. Also, the Hawks went 10-0 in conference play last weekend to improve to 20-0 overall this season. Anggie Ramirez led the Hawks, averaging a 200.4 over five games, including four games of 200 or better. In team games, UMES won over Howard, 912-769; Coppin State, 911-625; Delaware State, 1,027-956; Hampton, 957-818; and Morgan State, 951-751.


Women's college swimming: First-year swimmer Brooke Raab (Hereford) set a St.Mary's women's swim team record in the 200 breaststroke, while junior captain Kelly Heyde notched her second NCAA provisional time of the weekend as the Seahawks finished fifth at the two-day Franklin & Marshall Invitational on Sunday with 442 points. Raab broke her own two-week-old record in the 200 breaststroke as she finished second in the event in 2 minutes, 27.32seconds, surpassing her previous mark of 2:28.93.

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