Digest: Bayhawks trade for All-Star defenseman Polanco

May 18, 2012|Sports Digest

The Chesapeake Bayhawks received All-Star defenseman Nicky Polanco, a two-time Major League Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Year, from the Long Island Lizards for the rights to their 2012 first-round college draft pick CJ Costabile, a Duke long-stick midfielder. In addition, the Bayhawks obtained 2013 and 2014 second-round selections while the Lizards got a 2013 fifth-round pick.

Fishing: Scott Martin of Clewiston, Fla., leads the Walmart-FLW Tour event on the Potomac River with a five-bass limit weighing 22 pounds, 10 ounces. He has a 4-pound, 6-ounce lead over Chris Baumgardner of Gastonia, N.C., and Mark Rose of West Memphis, Ark.

WNBA: The Washington Mystics waived LaSondra Barrett and Jessica Breland. The team put LaToya Pringle-Sanders on the suspended list as she tends to a family matter.

Major League Soccer: Dwayne De Rosario and Hamdi Salihi scored their third goals of the season in the 25th and 60th minutes, respectively, Wednesday night to help D.C. United (6-4-3) claim a 2-0 victory over the Colorado Rapids (5-6-0) at RFK Stadium.

Division II women's college lacrosse: Jackie Sileo had seven assists to power C.W. Post (16-3) to a 15-10 victory over Le Moyne (16-3) in a semifinal in Louisville, Ky. The Pioneers will play Sunday at 1 p.m. against West Chester (16-3), which won, 19-10, over Rollins (15-2). West Chester put together a 6-0 run in the second half to pull away. Erin Oczkowski had five goals and Lauren Glassey added four for the Golden Rams.

College baseball: Michael Trionfo (Calvert Hall) earned his ninth win of the season as he held visiting James Madison (16-33-2, 10-18) to two runs over eight innings while leading Towson (24-29, 13-15) to an 8-3 Colonial Athletic Association victory. ... Brett Harman (Westminster) pitched seven strong innings and Jordan Hagel and Jack Cleary had three-hit games, but host Maryland (31-23, 9-19 Atlantic Coast Conference) couldn't complete a ninth-inning comeback as No. 19 Virginia (35-15-1, 17-11) prevailed, 7-6. ... Bethune-Cookman (31-24) earned a 10-4 win over Coppin State (1-52) in the opening round of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament in Norfolk, Va. The Eagles were then eliminated with a 14-3 loss to North Carolina A&T. ... Mount St. Mary's junior catcher Mark Quaranta (Loyola) and junior utility player Mo Moriarty made the All-Northeast Conference second team. ... Third-seeded Shenandoah (31-11) scored four runs in the seventh to break open a 2-1 game and hand second-seeded Salisbury a 6-1 loss in the second game of the NCAA Division III Newport News (Va.) regional. The Sea Gulls will face Messiah in an elimination game at 9:30 a.m. today.

Men's college basketball: Mount St. Mary's signed Melvin Gregory, a 6-foot-8 forward from Lancaster High in Weems, Va., to a national letter of intent to enroll in the fall.

College football: Maryland's home game against Connecticut on Sept. 15 will begin at 12:30 p.m. and be shown on the ACC Network.

College softball: Maryland sophomore designated player-utility Candice Beards, senior outfielder Vangie Galindo and senior pitcher Kendra Knight earned All-Mid Atlantic Region first-team honors.

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