Navy's Dubyoski earns national soccer recognition
Navy sophomore forward Jamie Dubyoski (Catonsville) was named to the College Soccer News National Team of the Week and earned Patriot League Offensive Player of the Week honors. Dubyoski had five points in a pair of wins last week, with two game-winning goals. He ranks 13th in the NCAA in goals and 20th in total points. He has scored a goal in four straight games, including game-winners in the past three. Dubyoski scored in the 10th minute and added an assist later in the game in a 2-0 win at Virginia Tech. He also scored in the 28th minute in Navy's 1-0 win over Boston University.
More men's soccer: St. Mary's senior captain Austin Brown (St. Paul's) was named Capital Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week after posting 200 shutout minutes in two matches last week.
Volleyball: Towson junior Paige Sekerak was named the Colonial Athletic Association Defensive Player of the Week. Sekerak averaged seven digs per set while leading the Tigers to a split of their two matches this week. She had 19 digs and one assist in the CAA opener against Delaware and a career-high 30 digs against George Washington. ... Johns Hopkins sophomore Caitlin Callihan earned Centennial Conference Player of the Week honors after recording 53 kills in three games.
Football: Johns Hopkins was ranked 14th in the American Football Coaches Association poll and 16th in the D3football.com poll.
Women's soccer: McDaniel freshman Nicole Hill was named Centennial Conference Offensive Player of the Week for the week. Hill scored in both of the Green Terror's games last week, against Goucher and Ursinus. Her goal against Ursinus broke a 1-all tie in the 78th minute. ... Navy senior defender Emily Wilkin was named Patriot League Defender of the Week after shutting out Lafayette for the Midshipmen's seventh shutout of the season. ... Johns Hopkins senior goalkeeper Kelly Leddy earned Centennial Conference Defensive Player of the Week after recording seven saves in the team's 3-0 victory over Swarthmore.
Men's tennis: Johns Hopkins freshmen Michael Buxbaum and Emerson Walsh won the 2013 ITA Southeast Doubles Championship Monday afternoon over teammates sophomore Nicholas Garcia and junior Noah Joachim.
Field hockey: St. Mary's Brady Wolf (McDonogh) earned Capital Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Week honors after scoring five goals and adding an assist in wins over Randolph-Macon and Eastern Mennonite.
UNC gets first oral commitment from member of 2017 class
Freshman midfielder Ara Atayan of Bronxville (N.Y.) High has committed orally to North Carolina, becoming the first player in the class of 2017 to publicly make such a commitment. Atayan was one of the standout players at the Nike Blue Chip camp in July; he also plays for the Long Island Express club team. A junior varsity player at Bronxville last season, Atayan was the team's offensive Most Valuable Player and had 52 points.
Pro: Erik Krum (Salisbury) and former Chesapeake Bayhawk Johnny Christmas had four goals apiece Saturday to lead Maverik United to a 20-19 win over Team STX as the LXM Pro Tour began its fall schedule in Orem, Utah. The win was the second of the year on the tour for Maverik, which led 10-8 at the half and got an assist from Christmas. Xander Ritz had four goals and brother Max, a fellow former Maryland player, finished with three goals and two assists to help lead Team STX. That squad also got three goals and an assist from Davey Emala (Gilman), three goals from Sam Bradman (Salisbury) and a goal and two assists from Kyle Harrison (Johns Hopkins, Friends). Johnny Rodriguez (Salisbury) made 13 saves to earn the win for Maverik, while counterpart Matt Russell (Navy) had 17 for STX.
International: Loyola Maryland graduate Reid Acton was one of 51 players named to the Canadian national training roster; he will vie for a spot to represent his country at the 2014 Federation of International Lacrosse World Championships next July in Commerce City, Colo. The two-time All-America defenseman was recently selected in the third round of the National Lacrosse League draft by the Minnesota Swarm.
Fundraisers: Stevenson will host the third annual Meghan Puls Lacrosse Classic at 10 a.m. Oct.20 at Mustang Stadium in Owings Mills. This year's tournament features the host Mustangs as well as Goucher, Virginia Wesleyan, Franklin & Marshall and Cabrini. Admission is free; a donation of $5 at the gate would be appreciated. All donations and proceeds will benefit the Meghan C. Puls Foundation Inc., which helps families and children through supporting organizations in the areas of health services and research, youth recreation and education. ... Johns Hopkins will host the third annual "Stick It to Sarcoma" event Sunday in combination with the team's Blue Jay Invitational. Louisville, George Mason, Rutgers and Team STX also will participate.