Digest: Drexel's Lee is CAA Player of the Week

Frostburg State's Straka honored by Capital Athletic Conference

December 24, 2012|Sports Digest

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Drexel's Lee is CAA Player of the Week

Drexel guard Damion Lee (Calvert Hall) was named Colonial Athletic Association Player of the Week in men's basketball after recording his first double double of the season with a team-best 26 points and a season-high 11 rebounds in a 69-58 victory over Davidson on Saturday. The 6-foot-6 sophomore shot 8-for-17 from the field and was 8-for-8 on free throws. He also had four assists. Lee has 15 or more points in his past eight games.

Women's college basketball: Frostburg State senior guard Stephanie Straka was selected Capital Athletic Conference Player of the Week after scoring a career-high 25 points and adding three rebounds, four assists and four steals in the Bobcats' 67-59 victory over 12th-ranked Lebanon Valley. Straka, who shot 12-for-20 from the field, scored the final eight points of the game.

Youth baseball: The Maryland Baseball Winter Skills Clinic for ages 9 and up will be held Friday and Saturday in College Park. Hitters will meet 9 a.m. to noon both days at the Terps indoor hitters shell behind the left-field fence of the baseball stadium; pitchers will meet 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. both days at the Terps indoor turf bubble at the golf course off Route 193. The price of $235 includes both days (the price will be $400 if an individual participates in hitters and pitchers portions both days.) All current Maryland coaches will be present. Register at johnszefcbaseballcamps.com.

Baseball coaching: The Maryland Baseball Winter Coaches Clinic will be Friday from 10a.m. to 1 p.m. on the fifth floor of Tyser Tower at Byrd Stadium. Entrance is at the concourse level. All coaches are welcome. The price is $20. Speakers will be head coach John Szefc, pitching coach Jim Belanger, special assistant Bernie Walter and director of operations Matthew Swope.

Baseball: The regular meeting of "Talkin' Baseball" will be held Jan. 5 at 9 a.m. at Brighton Gardens, 7110 Minstrel Way, Columbia. The speaker will be John Holway, who will discuss his book, "Baseball's Biggest Miracle." For information, call 410-740-1145.

Recreational soccer: Central Maryland Soccer Association is accepting team registrations for the spring season, which runs from the weekend of March 24 to mid-May. The league is open to travel-level U.S. Soccer Federation-affiliated school, recreation and club-level teams. The league will consist of six games scheduled for Sunday afternoons; teams have an option to register for the Old Line State Classic tournament in April at a discounted fee. The league offers the single age groupings of 8 through 14 and the dual ages of 15/16 and 17/18 for both separate boys and girls competition. Ages 7 through 12 will compete 8v8, with ages 12 through 17 competing 11v11.

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