Digest: Steele Stanwick, Marlatt earn weekly lacrosse honors

Patterson's Martin to coach U.S. in Capital Classic in Va.

April 04, 2012|Sports Digest

College lacrosse

Stanwick, Marlatt earn weekly honors

Virginia senior attackman Steele Stanwick (Loyola High) was named Atlantic Coast Conference Offensive Player of the Week on Tuesday after tying a career high with eight points to lead Virginia to a 12-8 conference win Saturday at No. 9 Maryland. He also picked up a team-high five ground balls.

Other men's honor: Notre Dame sophomore midfielder Jim Marlatt (River Hill) was selected to the Big East Conference Weekly Honor Roll after scoring a game- and career-high three goals in Sunday's 13-6 victory overSt. John's in the Konica Minolta Big City Classic. Marlatt, who was named Most Valuable Player of the game, scored all three goals in a span of 1:19 in the fourth quarter.

Division III men: Salisbury (11-0) remained the top-ranked team in the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association coaches poll. The Sea Gulls received 17 of 18 first-place votes to earn 359 points, marking the first time in six weeks that they were not the unanimous pick at No. 1. SUNY-Cortland received the other first-place vote.

Division I women: Maryland junior attacker Alex Aust was named Atlantic Coast Conference Offensive Player of the Week. Aust had 10 assists in two wins, including a school-record six assists at No. 8 Penn. Aust also scored three goals against the Quakers.

Division III women: Host Washington College went on a 14-0 run in the first half to push past Bryn Mawr, 18-7. Nine players scored for the Shorewomen (7-3, 3-1 Centennial), led by Rachel Bartee (South Carroll) with four goals. The Owls (2-7, 0-6) led 3-1 with 22 minutes left in the first half. ... Salisbury (10-0) moved atop the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association Top 20 coaches poll.

Et cetera

Patterson's Martin to coach U.S. in Capital Classic in Va.

Patterson boys basketball coach Harry Martin and his two assistants — Theodoric Bell and Edward Lewis — will coach the U.S. All-Stars in the 39th annual Capital Classic as they take on the Capital All-Stars at T.C. Williams High in Alexandria, Va., on April 21. Game time is set for 7:30p.m. Martin led the No. 2 Clippers to the program's first state title when they captured the Class3A crown last month.

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College baseball: Host Maryland (18-12) committed three errors that contributed to five unearned runs and helped George Mason (19-11) to a 7-6 come-from-behind win. The Terps led 6-4 heading into the eighth but allowed three runs after the first two batters struck out. ... Junior right-hander J.P.Wauford shut out Towson (13-15) on one hit through seven innings in a 9-1 nonconference victory for host George Washington (11-17). ... Salisbury fell, 2-1, to the host Delmarva Shorebirds, the Single-A affiliate of the Orioles, in an exhibition game before an announced 2,241. Sophomore center fielder Bill Root had two of the three hits for the Sea Gulls, ranked No. 4 in Division III, including a sixth-inning triple to right field, and eight Sea Gulls pitchers combined to strike out six while allowing seven hits.

College softball: Host Towson (15-19) lost a pair of 4-3 decisions to Villanova (25-9) in a nonconference doubleheader. The Wildcats took an early lead in the first game to earn a 4-3 victory. The Tigers pulled to within one run late before falling in the nightcap. ... Coppin State senior Paige Arnold was selected as the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week. Arnold led the Eagles to a three-game sweep of UMES over the weekend by posting a 3-0 record, including her third career no-hitter, and an ERA of 0.00. ... UMBC sophomore Taylor Hall was named the America East softball Rookie of the Week for the second time this season. She is the first multiple Rookie of the Week winner for the Retrievers since 2007. ... McDaniel freshman Caroline Brehm was chosen as the Centennial Conference Pitcher of the Week and the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference Division III South Pitcher of the Week.

Women's college basketball: UMBC senior guard Michelle Kurowski was selected to the Lowe's Senior CLASS (Celebrating Loyalty and Achievement for Staying in School) Award second team. The honor recognizes the nation's top female basketball seniors who excel in the classroom and make an impact in their community.

Women's college track and field: The Navy women's outdoor track and field team (15-0) swept the three Patriot League track and field awards after winning the Maryland Invitational on Saturday. Senior Jess Palacio was named Track Athlete of the Week, sophomore Teronda Brown was selected as the Field Athlete of the Week and freshman Shannon Cuthbert was honored as the Rookie of the Week.

D.C. United: The club's under-18 and U-16 teams faced Mid-Atlantic Division rivals Baltimore Bays Chelsea in U.S. Soccer Development Academy play last weekend. On Saturday, United's U-16's earned a scoreless draw and the U-18 team fell, 2-0. Also, U.S. Soccer announced Monday that United U-18 midfielder Collin Martin was called into the upcoming U.S. U-20 national team training camp. The team, led by former Major League Soccer veteran Tab Ramos, will train from Monday to April 16 in Portland, Ore.

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