Trampolinist Parris fails to reach world semifinals
Deana Parris of Burtonsville came up short Thursday in her bid to qualify for the individual trampoline semifinals at the World Trampoline and Tumbling Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria. Parris, who competes out of Fairland Gymnastics in Laurel, finished with a score of 92.180 and is expected to compete for the United States today in the women's team finals.
College football: Johns Hopkins (8-0, 7-0 Centennial Conference) is ranked second in the season's first NCAA Division III South Region poll. … Johns Hopkins placed seven players on the CoSIDA/Capital One Academic All-District II Division III team. Linebacker John Arena, tackle Vincenzo Bonaddio, nose tackle Joe DiTrolio and cornerback Ryan Rice are repeat honorees, while wide receiver Bob D'Orazio, center Ben Cranston (Loyola) and defensive end Michael Longo were selected for the first time. The seven selections are the most among teams in District II and are tied for the second-highest total in school history. ... McDaniel senior Joe Rollins was named to the Capital One Academic All-DistrictII Division III first team.
College basketball: The St. Mary's men were ranked No. 1 in the Capital Athletic Conference preseason poll. The Seahawks, who finished last season 27-4, were the unanimous first-place choice among the conference's coaches. Salisbury was ranked No. 5, and Frostburg State was ranked No. 7. Salisbury also ranked No. 5 in the women's preseason poll, in which the Seahawks were ranked No. 6 and the Bobcats were ranked No. 8. … Senior guard Kevin Cunningham, junior guard Sean Brooks and junior forward Sean Flanigan were named captains of the Washington College men's team.
Men's college lacrosse: New Jersey Institute of Technology will add a Division I team in 2015, according to Inside Lacrosse, becoming the 69th D-I team and the 11th since 2010. The school hopes to hire a coach and get its club team to a D-I level in less than 15 months. The other school adding a D-I team in 2015 is Massachusetts-Lowell. Four are going live in the spring: Boston University, Furman, Monmouth and Richmond.
— Jon Fogg
Women's college soccer: Forwards Hayley Brock and Ashley Spivey (McDonogh) were named to the All-Atlantic Coast Conference second team and All-ACC third team, respectively.
College field hockey: Top-seeded Maryland (18-1, 6-0 ACC), ranked No. 1, will play fourth-seeded Duke (14-5, 3-3), ranked No. 8, today at 1 p.m. in the ACC semifinals at Boston College. Duke defeated fifth-seeded Virginia, 2-1, in the quarterfinals.
Women's college volleyball: Johns Hopkins sophomore Carolyn Zin was named to the CoSIDA/Capital One Academic All-District II team. She is the 12th Academic All-District selection in program history. … Morgan State coach Ramona Riley-Bozier, already the school's winningest coach in any sport, earned her 400th career win when the Bears defeated Delaware State in four sets Sunday.
Men's college water polo: Johns Hopkins (17-8) is tied with Whittier for the top spot in the Collegiate Water Polo Association Division III poll.
Lacrosse: The Baltimore Hawks will hold tryouts for its 2015 and 2016 summer club teams Sunday from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Stevenson.