Terps men receive three of four ACC individual lacrosse honors

Amato, Cannizzaro and Tillman honored

May 02, 2014|Sports Digest

College lacrosse

Terps men receive three of four ACC individual honors

The Terps earned three of four individual Atlantic Coast Conference awards, as senior goalkeeper Niko Amato was selected as the Defensive Player of the Year, attackman Connor Cannizzaro was named Freshman of the Year and John Tillman received the Coach of the Year award.

More men: Quinnipiac midfielder Kevin Diehl (Calvert Hall) was selected to the All-Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference rookie team. … Salisbury had 11 players named to the Capital Athletic Conference first and second teams. Donovan Lange (Northeast), Knute Kraus, Josh Martin, Preston Dabbs and Zeke Smith (Walkersville) earned first-team honors.

Women: Johns Hopkins senior attacker Taylor D'Amore was named the American Lacrosse Conference Offensive Player of the Year and earned first-team honors along with senior midfielder Sammy Cermack. Sophomore midfielder Dene' DiMartino and freshman midfielder Haley Schweizer earned second-team honors. … Salisbury senior Ashton Wheatley and juniors Shelby Nemecek, Bethany Baer (Westminster) and Laura Maskell (Mariotts Ridge) were named to the All-CAC first team.

Et cetera

Ravens' Reid assigned court date in Florida battery case

Ravens reserve offensive lineman Jah Reid has been assigned a June 4 court date in his pending misdemeanor battery case in Key West, Florida, according to a Monroe County courthouse clerk. Reid previously pleaded not guilty to two misdemeanor counts of battery and had a pretrial conference this week. The case stems from an altercation at a strip club in Key West. Reid is free on bail and is participating in the Ravens' voluntary offseason conditioning program.

For more on Aaron Wilson's blog post, go to baltimoresun.com/ravensinsider.

More Ravens: Former defensive end Michael McCrary will announce the team's second-round draft pick next Friday.

NHL: The Washington Capitals traded goaltender Jaroslav Halak to the New York Islanders for a fourth-round pick in this year's draft. … Former Capitals defenseman Tom Poti retired after 14NHL seasons.

NBA: Single-game tickets for the first two home games of the Washington Wizards' second-round playoff series against the Atlanta Hawks or Indiana Pacers will go on sale at 11 a.m. today and will be available at 1-800-745-3000, on WashingtonWizards.com and at local Ticketmaster outlets.

Canoe: USA Canoe/Kayak named Ian Ross (Bethesda) to the 2014 U.S. Senior World Cup team. Ross will also compete as a member of the under-23 team along with brother Gavin Ross.

Pimlico Race Course: The four races scheduled to be run on the grass Thursday were taken off the turf after Wednesday's rain. Trevor McCarthy rode Proud to Be Wild and Avarice to first-place finishes.

Men's soccer: Midfielders Mamadou Kansaye (UMBC), Brian Graham, Malcolm Harris (UMBC) and Austin Martz, defenders Marquez Fernandez (UMBC), Jacob Nelson and Matt Shinsky and goalkeeper Andrew Harris will return to the Baltimore Bohemians of the Premier Development League this season.

Men's college tennis: UMBC sophomore Justin Carter (National Connections Academy) was named America East Conference Co-Player of the Year. Carter also was tabbed to the second team with sophomore Melker Svard in doubles competition. Svard and sophomore Alex Drean earned second-team honors in singles.

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