Men's college lacrosse
Towson's Mabus CAA Rookie of Week again
Towson freshman midfielder Justin Mabus has been selected as the Colonial Athletic Association men's lacrosse Rookie of the Week for the second time in as many weeks, league officials announced Monday. Mabus capped the largest fourth-quarter comeback in the 53-year history of the program by scoring with 38 seconds remaining in the second overtime Saturday at Hofstra. Mabus' goal gave the Tigers a 10-9 victory in a game in which they trailed 9-3 in the fourth quarter.
More honors: UMBC junior attackman Joe Lustgarten was named America East Conference Player of the Week. ... St. Mary's senior goalkeep Stu Wheeler (St. Paul's) was selected as Capital Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week. ... Washington College junior attackman Bennett Cord was named Centennial Conference Offensive Player of the Week for the second week in a row and third time in the past four weeks, while senior goalie Peter Stewart (St.Mary's) was tabbed as the Defensive Player of the Week. ... Stevenson sophomore attack Chris Dashiell was named CAC Offensive Player of the Week.
Women's college lacrosse
Loyola's Paton, Heneberry earn Big East honors
After a 2-0 week in conference play, the No. 11 Loyola women's lacrosse team swept the Big East Conference Player of the Week awards, as sophomore Marlee Paton was named the league's Offensive Player of the Week and senior Ana Heneberry (Dulaney) was chosen Defensive Player of the Week. Paton led the Greyhounds with 11 points on six goals and five assists during the week. In a 17-11 upset of No. 6 Notre Dame on Sunday, Heneberry held the league's leading scorer, Maggie Tamasitis, (5.3 points per game) to one goal.
More honors: James Madison junior Casey Ancarrow (John Carroll) was selected as the Colonial Athletic Association Player of the Week. ... Navy junior attacker Jasmine DePompeo and freshman attacker Loren Generi were each honored by the Patriot League after the Mids went 2-0 last week. DePompeo was tabbed as the league's Offensive Player of the Week and Generi picked up her third Rookie of the Week honor. ... Georgetown junior midfielder Kelsi Bozel (Notre Dame Prep) was named to the Big East Honor Roll. ... Gettysburg senior Hannah Church (Mount de Sales) was chosen as the Centennial Conference Offensive Player of the Week for the second time this season.
Monday's game: No. 9 Virginia extended its winning streak to five games with a 12-6 victory over visiting Harvard (4-6). The Cavaliers (9-4) finished their regular-season home schedule with a 7-1 record at Klockner Stadium. Senior attacker Josie Owen (Severn) matched a career high with six goals for Virginia, while freshman attacker Sloan Warren had a career-high four assists.
Applications sought for Plan in Motion nonprofit grants
For the sixth consecutive year, the Ravens All Community Team Foundation is running the Ravens Plan in Motion project, which provides grants of up to $5,000 to qualifying nonprofit organizations that create and/or continue programs or projects promoting physical fitness and nutrition education. The grant program is aimed at increasing physical activity among area youths and seeks to encourage healthy youth activities. Ravens Plan in Motion grant applications are being accepted until May 31 and are available at baltimoreravens.com/planinmotion.
Maryland club tennis team receives USTA award
The United States Tennis Association has named Maryland's club tennis team its Tennis On Campus Club of the Year. The award is given annually to the college or university club tennis team that has achieved a level of sustained excellence while also demonstrating a commitment to giving back to the local community. The honor brings an automatic bid to the USTA Tennis On Campus national championship, which will be contested April 12-14 in Cary, N.C. Maryland's team features a traveling squad of 25 players and a recreational team of more than 200.
College baseball: Towson junior right-handed pitcher Michael Trionfo (Calvert Hall) was named the co-winner of the Colonial Athletic Association Pitcher of the Week award. ... Salisbury sophomore shortstop Ken O'Neill was chosen as the CAC Player of the Week. Also, the Sea Gulls' doubleheader at York on April 7 has been switched to a noon start. ... Washington College freshman outfielder-pitcher Scott Matthews was named Centennial Conference Player of the Week. ... UMES sophomore Tyler Witte was honored as the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week.
Redskins: The team received approval last month from the Prince George's County Department of Environmental Resources to remove 4,000 seats from FedEx Field. The team said in its application to the department that the seats were being removed to make room for the completion of an upper level "party deck" standing room area, and to renovate the stadium's fifth-floor suite areas. The stadium's capacity will be 79,000, according to Samuel Wynkoop, the director of Prince George's County Department of Environmental Resources.
—The Washington Post
Basketball: Heading into its game against the World Select Team at the 15th annual Nike Hoop Summit, the USA Junior National Select Team added 6-foot-3 guard James Robinson, a DeMatha grad and Mitchellville native, after Marcus Paige withdrew because of injury. The USA-World game will be played at 10 p.m. April 7 at the Rose Garden in Portland, Ore.
—From Sun staff and news services