Digest: Rising sophomore Grass orally commits to Johns Hopkins men's lax

August 06, 2012|Sports Digest

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Rising sophomore Grass orally commits to JHU men's lax

Rising sophomore attackman Henry Grass of two-time New York State Class C state semifinalist Bronxville High orally committed to Johns Hopkins. According to MaxPreps, Grass had 50 goals and 36 assists this season for the Broncos, who went 20-2.

Inside Lacrosse

Women's college lacrosse: Washington College announced that juniors Meredith Callis (Roland Park) and Carly Eisenbrandt (Towson) and seniors Marissa Restaino, Mollie Shipley and Corinne Ziccardi (Loch Raven) will serve as captains.

Major League Lacrosse: Paul Rabil (Johns Hopkins) scored three goals, including a two-point marker, with three assists in the host Boston Cannons' 19-14 win over the Ohio Machine on Saturday night. Rabil leads the league with 68 points, which is tied for third in MLL single-season history. Steele Stanwick (Loyola High) had a goal and two assists for the Machine, which also got two goals from Joe Cummings (Maryland, Loyola High).

Sailing: St. Mary's College hosted the 39th annual Governor's Cup Yacht Race, with a new Potomac leg added. In the Spinnaker division of the inaugural Potomac race, Martin Howell, skipper of the Truculent Turtle, took first place. In the non-Spinnaker division, Woody Morris, aboard the What Boat, sailed to victory. For the Annapolis races, Gary Schoolden raced Caribbean Magic to a win in the Cruiser division. Meanwhile, Othmar Blumencron, aboard Dame Blanche, took first place in the PHRF overall divsion. All results were preliminary.

D.C. United: United's Reserve League match scheduled for Sunday against the Columbus Crew was postponed after the death of Crew rookie midfielder Kirk Urso on Saturday night. The 22-year-old had been recovering from right adductor tendinitis and was not part of the squad that traveled to Washington. Urso was taken to a Columbuis, Ohio, hospital shortly after midnight and pronounced dead at 1:51 a.m. The coroner's office is handling the investigation, according to the report, and a cause of death has not been determined. A statement issued by the Crew said the club will have no further comment. An autopsy is scheduled for this morning.

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