Terps' Griffin earns WomensLax.com honor

May 16, 2012|Sports Digest

Colleges

Terps' Griffin earns WomensLax.com honor

Maryland redshirt freshman midfielder Brooke Griffin (South River) was named WomensLax.com Rookie of the Week honors after netting a game-high six points in an NCAA tournament opening-round victory over Massachusetts.

Baseball: Salisbury (31-7), ranked fourth in Division III, will be the second seed in the NCAA Newport News Regional and will play fifth-seeded Lynchburg today at 1 p.m. in a first-round game in Newport News, Va. The winner will face the winner of the game between third-seeded Shenandoah and No. 4 Rowan on Thursday at 4:30 p.m. The loser of the Salisbury-Lynchburg contest will play the loser of the game between No. 1 Christopher Newport and No. 6 Messiah Thursday at 9:30 a.m.

Track and field: Salisbury's Chelsea Tavik (Seton Keough) repeated as Capital Athletic Conference Track and Field Athlete of the Year. Salisbury's Jim Jones won Coach of the Year for the third straight season.

Softball: Maryland will head to Seattle this week for the NCAA regionals. The Terps (34-20) will take on No. 22 Texas Tech (40-15) on Friday, with Harvard (33-13), the Ivy League champion, taking on No. 18 Washington (36-17). Games will be at 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. Friday, and 4p.m., 6:30p.m. and 9 p.m. Sunday.

Junior colleges: CCBC-Catonsville won National Junior College Athletic Association Region XX championships in baseball and softball. The softball team (44-11) will play in the NJCAA tournament starting Thursday in Clinton, Miss. CCBC Catonsville will open tournament play Thursday at 11:30 a.m. against Phoenix College, ranked second in the nation. The baseball team (36-15-1) will play for the Northeast District championship starting Friday with a best-of-three series with Lackawanna College in Scranton, Pa. The winner will advance to the NJCAA World Series in Enid, Okla., starting May 26.

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