Wake's Harris, Gamble among new Bohemians
Two players from Wake Forest, goalkeeper Andrew Harris (Gilman) and forward Michael Gamble (McDonogh), have joined the Baltimore Bohemians of the United Soccer Leagues' Premier Development League. Other new players include midfielders Julio Arjona (George Mason), Malcolm Harris (McDonogh, Denver), Austin Martz (Georgetown), Sam Tana (St. Paul's, Susquehanna) and Geaton Caltabiano (Mount St. Joseph, UMBC); defenders Steven LeVine (Loyola High, York), Matthew Shinksy (McDonogh, Columbia University), Liam Paddock (UMBC) and Christian Wulff (Gilman, Army); forward Milo Kapor (UMBC); and goalie Zach Kane (Perry Hall, Loyola University). The following players will return: defenders Oumar Ballo (Archbishop Curley, Loyola University, UMBC), Marquez Fernandez (McDonogh, Maryland), Hugh Roberts (Good Counsel, George Mason) and Elton Joe (Digital Harbor, CCBC-Essex); forwards Pete Caringi (Calvert Hall, UMBC), Kingsley Onwuka (Kenwood, CCBC-Essex, UMBC) and Brian Graham (UNC-Greensboro); and midfielders Mamadou Kansaye (McDonogh, North Carolina State, UMBC) and Michael Molloy (Calvert Hall, Mount St. Mary's).
Salisbury gets seed in D-III baseball; Hopkins in, too
Fourth-ranked Salisbury is headed to the NCAA baseball tournament and will travel to Millington, Tenn., to face Randolph-Macon as the No. 2 seed in the South Regional on Wednesday. The Sea Gulls (30-7) will be making their 19th appearance in the tournament and are one of two programs to reach the tournament for each of the past 14 seasons (SUNY Cortland has made the tournament for 20 straight years). The six-team regional includes top seed Huntingdon and No. 3 seed Millsaps. Fourteenth-ranked Johns Hopkins was selected to the Mid-Atlantic Regional in Moosic, Pa., as an at-large team and is seeded fifth. The Blue Jays will play Alvernia in the first round Wednesday at 10 a.m. Kean is the top seed in the region, followed by Keystone and Misericordia. Hopkins is the first team in Centennial Conference history to earn an at-large bid. This is the Blue Jays' 19th appearance in the regionals.
More baseball: UMBC junior Mac Gill was named the America East Pitcher of the Week. Freshman shortstop Kevin Lachance was named Rookie of the Week. ... Ravens senior adviser for player development O.J. Brigance will serve as honorary captain for Maryland when it hosts Boston College on Thursday. Fellow amyotrophic lateral sclerosis patient Peter Frates, a former Eagles player, will be Boston College's honorary captain.
Softball: Senior Hannah Mills hit a first-inning two-run home run to help top-ranked Salisbury (39-2) to an 8-0 win over Piedmont (34-10) in the NCAA Division III Salem (Va.) Regional final, punching the team's ticket to its seventh World Series. Sea Gulls pitcher Rachel Johnson was named the regional's Most Valuable Player. Salisbury will face SUNY at Cortland on Friday at noon in Eau Claire, Wis. ... Mount St. Mary's junior third baseman Cat Clifford was named to the All-Northeast Conference second team.
Men's lacrosse: Navy, which had a 3-10 record, led the nation in national average home attendance, according to the D1scourse Mid-Atlantic college sports blog. Navy led with 3,860, followed by Syracuse (3,859), Maryland (3,643), Cornell (3,114) and Army (2,929). Others included Loyola at ninth (2,471), Johns Hopkins at 11th (2,296), Towson at 21st (1,225), UMBC at 35th (731) and Mount St. Mary's at 51st (444).
Men's soccer: Maryland will open its season with games at Stanford (Aug. 30) and California (Sept. 1). The Terps begin conference play at home against Duke (Sept. 6). ... Senior Tim Marcin is one of five finalists for Washington College's Sophie Kerr Prize, at $61,192 the nation's largest undergraduate literary prize. The winner will be announced tonight at 7:30 at the Enoch Pratt Free Library.
Men's track and field: Navy senior distance runner Christopher Galvin was named the Patriot League Scholar-Athlete of the Year. Galvin, junior sprinter Brett Bogaard and sophomore thrower Tom Buffone were named to the all-academic team.
Women's track and field: Navy senior Brigid Byrne was named the Patriot League Scholar-Athlete of the Year. She and fellow Mids distance runner Annie-Norah Beveridge, a sophomore, were named to the Patriot League all-academic team.
Men's golf: Towson junior Joe Gunerman of Brooklyn Park was named to the All-Colonial Athletic Association second team.
Women's bowling: UMES was nominated for Best Team and coach Kristina Frahm for Best Female Coach at the Historically Black College and University Awards, which will be held June 28 at Jackson State.
—From Sun staff and news services
Mass for former Colt Linhart set for Thursday
A Mass for Toni Linhart, former Pro Bowl kicker for the Baltimore Colts, will be held at 10a.m. Thursday at The Church of The Immaculate Conception, 200 Ware Ave., in Towson. Linhart, who was 70, died Sunday of cancer. Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the Ruck Funeral Home, 1050 York Road, in Towson.