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Digest (May 17): Gilman wins fifth straight tennis championship

Varsity tennis: Gilman won its fifth straight Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference championship by beating Calvert Hall, 5-0, on May 11. And Thursday, they won the MIAA Individual tournament and finished the season with a perfect 60-0 record in matches.

 

College track and field: Host Johns Hopkins won the Eastern College Athletic Conference championship. Jenn Su won the heptathlon with 4,500 total points, which ranks 11th in the nation. The Blue Jays ' men's team finished in fourthg.

Women's college lacrosse: Nick Williams (Towson University, Calvert Hall) was promoted to associate head coach at Georgetown . Williams has been an assistant with the Hoyas for five years.

College softball: Senior pitcher Megan Dejter tossed her third shutout of the season, allowed two hits, and Towson scored all of its runs in the third inning to defeat Austin Peay, 3-0, in the National Invitational Softball Championship first round at Eastern Kentucky's Gertrude Hood Field on Thursday. ... Salisbury seniors LeAnne Collins and Annie Pietanza were each named to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association Division III Atlantic Region First Team while sophomore Dakotah Fraley was named to the second team.

Youth softball: Mercy's Ariyanna Cozart is one of approximately 60 girls from across the United States and Puerto Rico who will participate in Major Leauge Baseball's Softball Breakthrough Series and receive instruction and direct insight from U.S. Olympians — including MLB Youth Softball Ambassador Jennie Finch — and former national team members and coaches. The event will be held in Compton, Calif., beginning Thursday and continuing until April 28.

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