Digest: UMBC's Kapor named America East Player of Week in men's soccer

WNBA's Mystics part ways with coach, GM Lacey

September 25, 2012|Sports Digest


UMBC's Kapor named America East Player of the Week

UMBC senior midfielder Milo Kapor was selected as the America East Men's Soccer Player of the Week and was named to the College Soccer News National Team of the Week. He has contributed to all 10 of the Retrievers' goals this season (two goals, eight assists) and moved into a tie for 10th place on UMBC's all-time assist list with 18.

More men's soccer: Loyola freshman Larry Ndjock was named Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Rookie of the Week for the second time this season. ... Philadelphia University forward Ishmaiah Calwrie (Randallstown) was selected as the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Rookie of the Week. ... McDaniel senior midfielder-forward Max Rutherford was named the Centennial Conference Offensive Player of the Week.

Women's soccer: Navy sophomore central defender Jade Seabrook was chosen as the Patriot League Defensive Player of the Week for the second time this season.

Football: Towson sophomore kick returner Derrick Joseph was named Colonial Athletic Association Special Teams Player of the Week and National Kickoff Returner of the Week by College Sports Performance. ... Johns Hopkins junior kicker Richie Carbone received Centennial Conference Special Teams Player of the Week honors.

Women's cross country: Hood sophomore Gretchen Whitesell earned Athlete of the Week honors.

Women's volleyball: Towson senior Marta Machos was named CAA Offensive Player of the Week, and senior I'ishah Keliikoa Defensive Player of the Week.

Sailing: Washington College sophomore Ryan Bailey qualified for the Carl Van Duyne Trophy — the Middle Atlantic Intercollegiate Sailing Association men's singles championship — for the second consecutive year by finishing fourth of 18 sailors at the MAISA Laser Qualifier, hosted by Navy over the weekend. Washington College also finished 14th of 18 teams at the St. Mary's Intersectional and 18th of 19 teams at the Hood Trophy, hosted by Tufts.

Et cetera

WNBA's Mystics part ways with coach, GM Lacey

The Washington Mystics will not renew the contract of coach and general manager Trudi Lacey. The WNBA team said a search to fill the roles will begin immediately. The Mystics lost their final 13 games to finish with a league-worst 5-29 record this season. They hold the best odds of receiving the No. 1 overall pick in Wednesday's draft lottery. The results will be broadcast during the 6 p.m. edition of ESPN's "SportsCenter."

Field hockey: Maryland players Maxine Fluharty, Katie Gerzabek and Ali McEvoy helped the U.S. junior women's national team to the bronze medal in the Pan American Junior Championship in Guadalajara, Mexico, by defeating Chile, 2-1, on Saturday night. With the bronze medal, the Americans clinched a bid to the 2013 Junior World Cup. In the tournament, Fluharty scored twice, Gerzabek had one goal and McEvoy finished with a goal and a defensive save.

Men's pro basketball: Former Washington College player Kevin Breslin signed to play with the Washington Generals, the longtime opponent of the Harlem Globetrotters.

Orioles: The team announced that St. Philip Neri School in Linthicum is the winner of the Orioles "Go Orange" challenge. Orioles pitchers Jason Hammel, Tommy Hunter and Troy Patton, Mid-Atlantic Sports Network broadcaster Jim Hunter and the Oriole Bird will visit the school at noon Thursday. Perry Hall Elementary was awarded second place, and Halstead Academy of Science and the Arts received third place.

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