Dan Stimson, William and Mary's longtime director of track and field and cross country, is among the Class of 2014 inductees to the W&M Athletics Hall of Fame.
The other inductees are:
Ashleigh Akens Rabe (Class of 1994, basketball), David Corley Jr. 2003 (football), Ann Ekberg Saunders ’03 (field hockey), Debbie Hill (head volleyball coach), Tracey Leinbach ’81 (women’s golf), Carrie Moore ‘99 (soccer), Billy Owens ’95 (soccer), Lisa Rayner ’96 (track and field) and Trevor Spracklin ’01 (tennis).
The group will be honored April 12 at the Fort Magruder Hotel and Conference Center.
Apprentice’s Kenny Lowry was named the U.S. Collegiate Athletic Association Wrestler of the Week.
Normally a 174-pounder, he moved up to 184 and won bouts against West Chester and Delaware’s club for the Builders (9-0).
Virginia junior midfielder Morgan Brian of St. Simons Island, Ga., was named a finalist for the 2013 U.S. Soccer Young Female Athlete of the Year award. She also was a finalist in 2010 and 2011.
Brian made her first three appearances for the U.S. women’s national team this year. On Sept. 3, Brian scored her first international goal in a 7-0 U.S. win over Mexico in Washington, D.C.
She has 13 goals and 14 assists this season for U.Va., the NCAA tournament’s overall No. 1 seed.
Old Dominion signed Brazilian junior national champion Pedro Jungueira, from Rio de Janeiro, and Pennsylvania junior boys champion Chad Hess to national letters of intent.
Women’s cross country:
W&M’s Emily Stites was named the Southeast Region Athlete of the Year after winning a regional race, and the Tribe climbed to No. 18 in the national coaches’ poll before the NCAA championships. ...
Virginia’s Todd Morgan, whose team took the title in the regional Stites won, was named the 2013 U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Southeast Region Women’s Coach of the Year.Copyright © 2015, The Baltimore Sun