Maryland freshman, Digital Harbor grad A'Lexus Harrison to redshirt

Coppin St. falls to So. Miss. despite Murray's 23 points

(Kenneth K. Lam, Baltimore…)
December 21, 2013|Sports Digest

Women's college basketball

Maryland freshman, Digital Harbor grad Harrison to redshirt

Maryland freshman A'Lexus Harrison will redshirt this season, women's basketball coach Brenda Frese said Friday. Harrison averaged 14 points and 13 rebounds per game in her senior season at Digital Harbor, amassing 1,465 career points, 1,300 rebounds, 565 assists and 245 blocks. She helped lead the Rams to the Baltimore City Division I title as a senior and was named to The Baltimore Sun's All-Metro first team as a junior and senior.

Friday's games: Ashley Davis (Arundel) scored a season-high 18 points for the Bulldogs, but Bowie State (5-3) lost, 130-85, to Glenville State in the Sheetz/Herb Sims Classic in Bluefield, W.Va. ... Sharnell Huff led Goucher (4-5) with 14 points in the Gophers' 41-34 loss to host Puerto Rico-Piedras.

Men's college basketball

Coppin St. falls to So. Miss. despite Murray's 23 points

Southern Mississippi (10-2) scored the first 10 points of the game and led by 16 at halftime en route to beating Coppin State, 88-74, in the first round of the BVI Tropical Shootout in the British Virgin Islands. Michael Murray scored a game-high 23 points for the Eagles (4-6), who made 27 of its 32 free throws. ... Kevin Miles had a career-high 20 points off the bench, but Goucher (4-4) was outrebounded 46-27 by Division I host William & Mary.

More colleges

Caringi named ECAC Offensive Player of the Year

UMBC senior forward Pete Caringi III (Calvert Hall) was named the Eastern College Athletic Conference Division I Offensive Player of the Year. Caringi earned the award for the second straight season after leading the America East Conference in goals (13) and total points (29), concluding his Retrievers career with 37 goals and 91 points. Maryland senior Patrick Mullins joins Caringi on the ECAC first-team offense, Navy junior Joe Greenspan and sophomore Derek Vogel were named to the first-team defense and UMBC senior Kadeem Dacres, junior Mamadou Kansaye and Maryland junior Dan Metzger made the first-team midfield. Retrievers junior Oumar Ballo (Archbishop Curley) made the second-team defense, and Navy senior Martin Sanchez made the second-team midfield.

Football: Johns Hopkins senior center Ben Cranston (Loyola High) was named to the All-America first-team offense, Salisbury senior defensive back Andre Carter made the first-team defense, and junior punter Kyle Hamby made the first-team specialists. Blue Jays senior tackle Armand Jenifer made the second-team offense.

Women's soccer: Johns Hopkins junior Hannah Kronick was named the Forward of the Year. The Centennial Conference Player of the Year finished tied for 10th in the nation in points (54), tied for 13th in goals (22) and helped the Blue Jays reach the NCAA Elite Eight for the second straight season. She became Hopkins' all-time leader in goals and points this year.


Kalisz takes 2nd in 400 IM for U.S. in Duel in Glasgow

Chase Kalisz (Fallston) took second in the 400-meter individual medley for Team USA at the Mutual of Omaha Duel in the Pool in Glasgow, Scotland. He finished in 4 minutes, 2.40 seconds, less than a second behind Conor Dwyer, his North Baltimore Aquatic Club teammate. The two-day, short-course meters competition between European All-Stars and Team USA will air Sunday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on channels 11 and 4.

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