Army's Buckley is Senior CLASS Award winner
Patriot League Defensive Player of the Year Brendan Buckley of Army has been selected as the Senior CLASS Award winner in NCAA Division I men's lacrosse. Loyola long-stick midfielder Scott Ratliff and Maryland long-stick midfielder Jesse Bernhardt were among the 10 finalists. The honor, chosen by a nationwide vote of Division I men's lacrosse coaches, national lacrosse media and fans, is given annually to the most outstanding senior athlete in Division I. To be eligible, an athlete must have notable achievements in four areas — classroom, community, character and competition. Buckley is a three-year starter on defense and led the Black Knights with 19 caused turnovers this season.
Men's college lacrosse result: Villanova senior attackman Jack Rice (Boys' Latin) scored a hat trick to earn Most Valuable Player honors as the South won the USILA Division I/II All-Star Game, 16-10, at Cabrini College in Radnor, Pa.
Women's college lacrosse: Several players with local ties have been selected to play in the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association/Under Armour North-South Senior All-Star Game. The annual event, which showcases the nation's top seniors, is being held on Sunday at 11:30a.m. at Cabrini. Playing for the North squad will be: Loyola attacker Joanna Dalton (St. Mary's), Loyola defender Ashley Moulton, Penn State defender Colleen Shea (Seton Keough), Towson defender Alexa Demski (Loch Raven). The local members on the South team are Virginia goalkeeper Kim Kolarik (South River), James Madison attacker Casey Ancarrow (John Carroll), Navy attacker Jasmine DePompeo, Navy defender Brijet Mall, UMBC defender Jamie Fahey (Loch Raven) and Jacksonville defender Rachel Hannon (Archbishop Spalding).
Men's college track and field: Junior Zack Duncavage placed sixth in the discus (184feet, 9 inches) at the NCAA East Regional at North Carolina A&T on Thursday to advance to the NCAA championship. The discus championship at the NCAA meet will be contested June 7 at 7p.m. at Oregon's Hayward Field. The field will consist of 24 throwers.Duncavage's second throw of 181-0 (55.16m) ensured he would advance to the 16-man final and get three more attempts. He was then in 10th place entering the sixth and final round, where he made a throw of 184-9 (56.31m) to move into sixth place. His scoring mark of 184-9 is the third-best throw in school history and the third-best throw of his career. Navy senior Christopher Galvin placed 13th in the 10,000-meter run in 30 minutes, 3.37 seconds, just missing the top-12 cutoff for the NCAA championship. Galvin finished 1.29 seconds behind the 12th-place finisher.
—From Sun staff and news services