McDaniel, Salisbury survive in softball

May 12, 2012|Sports Digest

Colleges

McDaniel, Salisbury survive in softball

Caroline Brehm pitched 10 scoreless innings and catcher Tracy Davis homered with two outs in the 10th to keep McDaniel's softball season going with a 1-0 win over Messiah (35-10) in the first elimination game of the NCAA Division III regional in Newport News, Va. The Green Terror (28-13) will play the loser of the Ferrum-Christopher Newport game at 3 p.m today. Also in Newport News, Salisbury (36-6), ranked 18th in Division III, scored a combined 10 runs in the sixth and seventh innings to earn an 11-0 victory over Farmingdale State College (26-15) in the second round. The Sea Gulls will play Emory or Roanoke in an elimination game today at 1 p.m. ... Fifth-seeded Maryland (34-20) lost, 5-2, to fourth-seeded Virginia Tech (39-18) in the opening round of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament Friday night in Chapel Hill, N.C. The Terps led 1-0 until the Hokies' Kat Banks hit a grand slam in the bottom of the sixth.

College softball awards: Maryland senior outfielder Vangie Galindo and senior shortstop Kathy McLaughlin (Seton Keough) were named to the All-Atlantic Coast Conference first team. Senior pitcher Kendra Knight made the second team. ... Mount St. Mary's redshirt junior first baseman Liz Christiansen was named to the All-Northeast Conference first team. Mount redshirt sophomore pitcher Nicole Pagano made the second team. ... Coppin State senior Paige Arnold was selected as the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Year and was named to the All-MEAC first team. UMES freshman first baseman Morgan King made the second team. ... UMBC catcher Taylor Hall was named America East Co-Rookie of the Year and was named to the first team and rookie team. UMBC sophomore third baseman Jessica Warner and senior utility player Katie Ferguson made the first team; Retrievers senior Angela Yannone (Chesapeake-AA) made the second team as the designated player. ... Towson junior pitcher Katie Lingmai and freshman shortstop Hailey Balk are second-team All-Colonial Athletic Association. Balk was also selected to the rookie team.

College baseball: Senior right-hander Tyler Austin earned his fifth save of the season as host Towson (23-27, 12-13 Colonial Athletic Association) escaped with a 4-3 victory over Hofstra (29-19, 12-13) in the opener of their three-game weekend series.

College baseball awards: Wake Forest junior Pat Blair (Calvert Hall) has been named to the Brooks Wallace Shortstop of the Year watch list. ... Washington College senior shortstop Ryan Normoyle was named Centennial Conference Player of the Year, Johns Hopkins senior right-hander Alex Eliopoulos was named Pitcher of the Year and Washington's Al Streelman was named Coach of the Year. The All-Centennial first team included Normoyle, Eliopoulos, Gettysburg junior left-handed pitcher Ryan Taylor (Loyola), Hopkins junior first baseman Jeff Lynch, Washington junior outfielder Sean Connole and Hopkins designated hitter Mike Kanen. The second team included Washington senior pitcher Shane Mattingly (Centennial), McDaniel sophomore pitcher James Chiorello, Washington senior catcher John Rolewicz, Hopkins junior second baseman Adam Weiner, Hopkins junior shortstop Kyle Neverman and McDaniel junior outfielder Pat Christopher. McDaniel junior pitcher Zach Jones made honorable mention. ... Salisbury's Doug Fleetwood won the Capital Athletic Conference Coach of the Year award for the ninth time. The All-CAC first team included Stevenson senior first baseman Justin Anderson (Calvert Hall), Salisbury senior catcher Tyler Bennett, Westler senior pitcher D.J. Keckler (Fallston), Salisbury junior pitcher Andrew Levy (North Carroll), Frostburg State senior pitcher Zach O'Dell, Stevenson senior designated hitter Tony Prescott (Howard) and Salisbury sophomore center fielder Bill Root. The second team included Frostburg State senior outfielder John Barrett, Salisbury senior DH Chris Connor, Frostburg State senior outfielder Torian Cyrus, Wesley junior pitcher Jordan Lozzi (Fallston), Stevenson junior outfielder Josh Morris (Arundel), St. Mary's freshman DH Zach Nadolny (Bel Air) and Stevenson senior catcher Zac Stavish (South Carroll).

Women's college golf: Senior Jessica Hollandsworth shot a 2-over-par 74 to pace Maryland at the NCAA East Regional in State College, Pa. She's 47th overall. Freshman Juliet Vongphoumy fell back into a tie for 10th after carding a 6-over 78. After two rounds of play, the Terps are tied for 18th with a 610 (303-307).

Minor league soccer

Bulls among local stars on Bohemians roster

The Baltimore Bohemians of the USL Premier Development League announced their roster for the club's inaugural season. Andrew Bulls (UMBC) and former FC Delco/Baltimore Bays Chelsea star Chris Somerville will be joined up front by Baltimore native Pete Caringi III (UMBC), D.C. United Academy standout Julian Griggs and Kingsley Onwuka (UMBC). The midfield will have Christian Barreiro, Kyle McCord, Mamadou Kansaye, Elton Joe (CCBC-Essex), Brian Graham, Jeremy Kirkwood, Michael Molloy (Mount St. Mary's), David Vaeth (UMBC), Hugh Roberts and former Crystal Palace Baltimore and D.C. United veteran G.R. Cannon. Anchoring the back line with goalkeeper Phil Saunders (UMBC) will be three former Bays defenders: Oumar Ballo (UMBC), Marquez Fernandez (Maryland) and Joseph Meyer; they'll be joined by Gbenga Makinde and Dwayne Williams.

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