McDonogh receives top spot in US Lacrosse girls poll
McDonogh (5-0) received eight first-place votes to claim the No. 1 ranking in the Nike/US Lacrosse high school girls lacrosse national Top 25 poll. Among other local teams in the rankings are No. 9 Maryvale Prep (3-0), No. 10 Notre Dame Prep (2-1), No. 15 Bryn Mawr (1-1), No. 17 South River (1-0), No.18 Severna Park (1-0), No. 19 Mount de Sales (2-1), No. 21 Mount Hebron (1-0), No. 22 John Carroll (2-1) and No. 24 St. Paul's (1-1).
Women's college lacrosse: George Washington sophomore Mackenzie Jones (Archbishop Spalding) has been named a finalist for the university's Outstanding Student Service Award. Jones was one of just eight finalists to be selected, with the winner to be announced April 25. In October, Jones was the first GW student-athlete to receive the department's Community Service Athlete of the Month award. ... WomensLax.com named Johns Hopkins freshman midfielder Dene' DiMartino its Rookie of the Week. ... Salisbury (7-0) remains at No. 2 in the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association Top 20. The other area team in the poll is Washington College (7-0), which is No. 20.
College baseball: Two Maryland fielding errors led to three unearned runs as the host Terps (14-10) lost, 3-2, to George Mason (12-12, 4-5 CAA). The miscues spoiled a solid start from Alex Robinson. The freshman left-hander scattered five hits over six innings while striking out six and allowing no earned runs to record his second quality start of the season. ... Johns Hopkins sophomore relief pitcher Michael Grewe was named to the D3baseball.com Team of the Week. Meanwhile, Hopkins was ranked No. 18 in the American Baseball Coaches Association Poll. Because of inclement weather, today's scheduled game between the host Blue Jays and Stevenson has been postponed to April 4 at 3:30 p.m. ... Salisbury (15-4, 4-2 Capital Athletic Conference slipped to No. 4 in both the ABCA and D3baseball.com polls. Today's game between Washington College and Catholic has been moved back to Catholic's field. Game time remains 3:30p.m.
College softball: UMES sophomore Morgan King was honored as Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Player of the Week. ... The Washington College doubleheader against Wesley scheduled for Tuesday was canceled because of the snowstorm that hit the region this week.
Men's college tennis: For the third time this season, UMBC freshman Justin Carter (National Connections Academy) was named America East Conference Player of the Week. ... Salisbury sophomore Daniel Albers was selected as the Capital Athletic Conference Player of the Week.
Men's college soccer: UMBC's Liam Paddock has been awarded an NCAA 2012-13 fall sports postgraduate scholarship. The native of Worcestershire, England, recently returned from his home country and will pursue a master's degree in the management of aging studies from UMBC's Erickson School. He is one of two Division I men's soccer players to be honored.
Women's college volleyball: Tim Cole has been named Johns Hopkins coach. He joins the Blue Jays after spending three seasons as an assistant coach at Washington and Lee, which he helped to a 100-39 overall record.
—From Sun staff and news services