G. Washington loses Rieschick, Brunt for season

The Baltimore Connection in George Washington women's soccer has been cut in half by injuries.

Junior Jacqueline Rieschick (Hammond) and sophomore Vicky Brunt (Centennial) are out for the season with knee injuries. That leaves junior defender Amanda Simmons (Fort Meade), second team All-Atlantic 10 last year, and Natalie Forman (Wilde Lake), a freshman who's No. 4 on the team in scoring with seven points on three goals and one assist in 16 games.


* Junior Tony Dedmond (Atholton) leads 5-6-3 Army with 12 points based on five goals, including two game-winners, and two assists.

* Coming off a heel injury, Hamisi Amani-Dove (Wilde Lake) erupted for his first goals of the season -- two against Temple and two against St. Bonaventure -- as Rutgers recorded back-to-back shutouts.


* Widener freshman Ted Boecher (John Carroll) had two goals and an assist in a 4-1 win over Beaver, raising his goals totals to six for the 7-8-1 Pioneers.


Virginia Tech's Antonio Freeman (Poly) won the AT&T; Long Distance Punt Return Award in NCAA Division I-A by running back a punt 80 yards for a touchdown in a win over Pitt. Freeman will receive a plaque and AT&T; will donate $400 to the NCAA's Degree-Completion Award Program.

Freeman, a split end who holds Virginia Tech career and single-season records for touchdown catches, returned seven punts for a school and Big East Conference single-game record 164 yards.

* Kevin Dukes (Cardinal Gibbons) scored the first touchdown of his career on a 6-yard run with 15 seconds remaining in Widener's 46-20 win over Albright. A reserve running back, Dukes has rushed for 91 yards on 22 carries in five games.

Field hockey

Sophomore Natalie Thinglestad (Dulaney) is Georgetown's No. 2 scorer with seven points (two goals, three assists) after scoring the game-winner against Drexel, ending the Hoyas' three-game losing streak.

* Halfback Amy Smith (Dulaney) has helped Scranton overcome an 0-4 start and climb to second place in the Middle Atlantic Conference with a 4-6 record.


Et cetera

At East Carolina, Chris Bembenek (South River) is the leading men's backstroke swimmer and Allison Lipp (Franklin) provides depth in women's distance and middle distance events. . . . Sophomore Tim Elliott (Gilman) was Mary Washington's leading fall baseball hitter (.429) and freshman Tim Deyesu (Fallston) batted .357. . . . Cross country runner Bonnie Bullock (Westminster) made the Capital Athletic Conference second team after finishing 14th in helping Mary Washington win its fourth straight conference championship. . . . Sophomore forward Amity Torbit (John Carroll) is Barry's third-leading women's soccer scorer with 19 points in 13 games after a goal in a 3-0 win over St. Joseph's. . . . Junior striker Angela Farace (North County, Catonsville CC) has played in 12 soccer games for Clemson, scoring one goal. . . . Sophomore linebacker Brad Fordyce (C. Milton Wright) is Springfield's fourth-leading tackler with 38. . . . Annapolis resident Scott Allan (Hill School) is on Georgetown's J-24 sailboat team that is the first in school history to qualify for the ICYRA Sloop Championships, Nov. 19-20 in St. Petersburg, Fla. . . . Union senior Rachel Goldfine (McDonogh), who won eight matches each of the past three seasons from the Nos. 5, 4 and 3 positions, respectively, completed her career with a 24-8 record. In doubles, she was 31-7.