Bayhawks fall, 12-7, on road despite Turner's 17 saves

Poillon scores twice for Chesapeake in loss to Charlotte

May 11, 2014|Sports Digest

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Bayhawks fall, 12-7, on road despite Turner's 17 saves

Goalkeeper Kip Turner (Severn) was spectacular at times in making 17 saves, but several lengthy offensive droughts doomed the Chesapeake Bayhawks in a 12-7 loss to the host Charlotte Hounds on Saturday. Midfielder Peet Poillon (UMBC), who was making his season debut, scored two goals for Chesapeake, which put less than half its shots (17 of 35) on goal. Attackman Brendan Mundorf (UMBC) added a goal and an assist. "We do not have very good chemistry on offense at this point. We're not passing the way we should and we are throwing the ball away too much. We try to shoot our way out of trouble and that usually doesn't work," Bayhawks coach Dave Cottle said. Attackman Mike Sawyer (Loyola Maryland) scored three goals for Charlotte. Dean Gibbons Hounds faceoff specialist Tim Fallon won 14 of 21 draws. "We are not a good faceoff team right now. That is one of many areas that we need to improve," Cottle said. "We need to work on all of the little things that go into winning lacrosse."


Ring Weekend, a possible entry, breezes 6 furlongs

Ring Weekend breezed 6 furlongs in 1 minute, 131/5 seconds at Fair Hill Training Center in Elkton on Saturday morning in preparation for a possible start in the Preakness. "He galloped out a mile in 1:41. That's what I was most pleased about, how he galloped out," said trainer Graham Motion, whose horse was ridden by longtime assistant and exercise rider Alice Clapham. Ring Weekend, who captured the Grade 3 Tampa Bay Derby and finished second in the Calder Derby, missed the Kentucky Derby because of a fever. The gelded son of Tapit missed a few days of training but has been working well since the setback.

Et cetera

Brooks Robinson, Costas at Caves Valley on Friday

The Casey Cares Foundation will host "Here's to You, Mr. Robinson" on Friday, featuring dinner and drinks with sportscaster Bob Costas and former Orioles third baseman Brooks Robinson, followed by a Q&A session with Robinson moderated by Costas. The event, which will begin at 8 p.m. at Caves Valley Golf Club, will support Casey Cares' programs for critically ill children and their families.

Women's college lacrosse: St. Joseph's of Long Island (15-5) scored the first three goals and held on for a 14-13 victory over McDaniel in the semifinals of the Eastern College Athletic Conference Mid-Atlantic tournament in Reading, Pa. Julia Jacobs (St. Mary's) had four goals for the Green Terror (11-9). Bridget Bopst (South Carroll) and Monica Parcell added two goals and two assists each. The Golden Eagles (15-5) will play at Lebanon Valley for the title.

College softball: No. 4 Salisbury (37-3) is one win away from claiming its regional of the NCAA Division III tournament after a 1-0 win over No. 24 William Paterson (31-11). The Sea Gulls will take on Manhattanville today at noon needing one win to claim the regional title; the Valiants would need to beat Salisbury twice to claim the crown.

Women's college golf: Maryland junior Juliet Vongphoumy was named to the All-ACC golf team.

Men's college soccer: Danny Weisbaum (Pikesville) received the New York University Student-Athlete Academic Achievement Award.

From Sun staff and news services

Major League Soccer: Chris Rolfe scored in the sixth minute and Bill Hamid was effective in goal as D.C. United (4-3-2) claimed a 1-0 victory over the host Philadelphia Union for its first regular-season road win since October 2012. The 21-game road skid was six short of the MLS record.

Steven Goff, The Washington Post

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