Steele Stanwick, Burkhart set for MLL debuts
The Ohio Machine of Major League Lacrosse announced Tuesday that 2011 Tewaaraton Award winner Steele Stanwick (Loyola High) and fellow rookie Marshall Burkhart (Johns Hopkins) will make their MLL debuts this weekend at 7p.m. Saturday against the visiting Long Island Lizards. The game will be shown live on ESPN3. Stanwick, an attackman, was selected No. 2 overall by the Machine in the MLL draft; Burkhart, a defensive midfielder, was chosen at No. 50. The game will mark a homecoming for Burkhart, who won a state championship at Dublin Jerome High in Ohio.
More MLL: The Chesapeake Bayhawks traded midfielders Gerry Reilly and Kevin Kaminski to the Charlotte Hounds for their fifth-round picks in the 2013 Supplemental and College drafts.
Capitals: The team released its preseason schedule, which features seven games against four opponents and includes three games at Verizon Center. Washington will open the preseason Sept. 25 (7 p.m.) against the Boston Bruins, then face the Columbus Blue Jackets in the second annual Baltimore Hockey Classic at 1st Mariner Arena the next day. The home schedule also includes games against the Nashville Predators on Oct. 5 (7 p.m.), and the Detroit Red Wings on Oct. 7 (5 p.m.). Washington will play road exhibition games Sept. 30 (5 p.m.) at Detroit, at Columbus on Oct. 1 (7 p.m.) and at Boston on Oct. 3 (7 p.m.). Each preseason game will be broadcast live at WashingtonCaps.com.
Golf: Jim Fitzgerald and Pleasant Hughes of Chevy Chase Club won a two-hole playoff among three teams to capture the Middle Atlantic PGA Pro-Assistant Championship at Woodholme Country Club on Monday. Bob Dolan and Carla Wasienko of Columbia Country Club were one of the teams that shot a 7-under-par 66 to set up the playoff. The winners split a prize of $1,180.
Men's college basketball: Navy named Kendrick Saunders assistant coach, replacing Jason Crafton, who took the head coaching job at Division II Nyack last month. Saunders comes to the Midshipmen after spending the past two years on the staff at Princeton.
—From Sun staff and news services