Towson's West, Clark earn CAA football honors

2 America East women's soccer awards for UMBC

October 29, 2013|Sports Digest

College football

Towson's West, Clark earn CAA honors

Towson junior running back Terrance West (Northwestern) and senior linebacker Telvion Clark were named the Colonial Athletic Association Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week, respectively, on Monday. Stephon Robertson West rushed for a career-high 272 yards and scored five touchdowns in Saturday's 48-32 win at Richmond, while Clark made a career-high 16 tackles, had a sack and forced a fumble and recovered it for a 32-yard touchdown. With the win, Towson moved up to No. 7 in the Sports Network Football Championship Subdivision poll.

More college football: Salisbury (5-2, 4-0 Empire 8) moved up to No.23 in the Top 25 after a 17-0 win against Hartwick on Saturday. ... Kendall Fuller (Mount St. Joseph's) earned Atlantic Coast Conference Defensive Back of the Week honors after recording three interceptions in Virginia Tech's 13-10 loss to Duke on Saturday.

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2 America East women's soccer awards for UMBC

Junior midfielder Jessy Brown and freshman forward Amanda Dailey were named America East women's soccer Player of the Week and Rookie of the Week, respectively. In Thursday's 2-1 win over Hartford, Brown scored the game-tying goal before Dailey scored the game-winner. Both also assisted on the Retrievers' game-winning goal in Sunday's 2-1 victory over New Hampshire to clinch the top seed in the conference.

More women's soccer: Johns Hopkins junior Emily Nagourney earned Centennial Conference Defensive Player of the Week honors after scoring her first goal of the season in a 4-0 win against Ursinus on Oct. 21. She also led a defense that did not concede a goal in victories over Ursinus and McDaniel (5-0).

Men's soccer: Navy senior goalkeeper Gavin Snyder (Severna Park) and freshman forward Alex Evans received Patriot League Goalkeeper and Rookie of the Week honors, respectively. Evans scored the game-winning goal in Navy's 1-0 overtime win at Holy Cross on Saturday. Snyder posted his sixth shutout of the season while making five saves.

Women's volleyball: Towson sophomore Haley Pa'akaula was named CAA Co-Offensive Player of the Week after posting 39 kills and a .410 hitting percentage in wins over Navy and James Madison and a loss to William & Mary. ... Coppin State junior Ariel Richard was selected as the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Player of the Week after she had 18 kills, three blocks and recorded a .364 hitting percentage in a 3-2 win over Hampton and then had 12 kills, 11 digs and five blocks in a 3-2 victory against Norfolk State.

Field hockey: Salisbury junior goalkeeper Rachel Clewer earned Capital Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week honors after getting her fourth shutout of the season in a 3-0 win over St.Mary's on Oct. 23. She ranks second in the nation with a 0.55 goals-against average and is fifth nationally in save percentage at .851.

Men's basketball: St. Mary's was ranked preseason No.10 by

Wrestling: Maryland senior Jimmy Sheptock, ranked third at 184 pounds, will face Intermat's No. 1-ranked and two-time NCAA champion senior Ed Ruth of Penn State at the National Wrestling Coaches Association All-Star Classic at 7:15 p.m. Saturday at the Patriot Center at George Mason in Fairfax, Va.

Baseball: Towson alumnus John B. Schuerholz, the president of the Atlanta Braves and a member of the school's Athletics Hall of Fame, will host an alumni reception to benefit the Tigers baseball program Nov. 8 at the 755 Club at Turner Field in Atlanta. Tickets are priced at $50 each; $25 is a tax-deductible contribution for the baseball program.

Men's college basketball

Terps' Turgeon to speak at Ripken Foundation event

The Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation will host its third annual college basketball season "tip-off" fundraiser Friday. During the VIP reception, Jay Bilas and Maryland men's coach Mark Turgeon will join Cal Ripken, Jr. to discuss the upcoming college basketball season. For more information, go to


Povich Symposium to be held at UM next Tuesday

Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany, and Maryland athletic director Kevin Anderson will headline the eighth annual Shirley Povich Symposium next Tuesday at the Adele H. Stamp Student Union on the Maryland campus. Joining Delany and Anderson are Bonnie Bernstein , vice president of content and brand development for Campus Insiders; Tom McMillen , chairman and CEO of Timios National Corp. and a former Maryland and NBA basketball player; and Scott Van Pelt, ESPN commentator and reporter. Television host Maury Povich will moderate. The event starts at 7 p.m.

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