Navy sweeps Lafayette in baseball for 1st place


Navy (20-15, 12-4) moved into first place in the Patriot League by sweeping Lafayette, 9-1 and 9-2, in baseball yesterday at Max Bishop Stadium.

Sophomore right-hander Tom McLemore (5-1) pitched a three-hitter in the first game and retired the final 17 batters.

In Game 2, Brian Bernth drove in three runs and sophomore right-hander Kevin Carlson (4-4) pitched Navy's sixth straight complete game.

* Coastal Carolina rallied from a 5-2 deficit with a four-run fifth inning for an 8-6 victory against Towson State (16-18-1, 7-8) in a Big South Conference game in Conway, S.C.

Craig Miller hit a two-run home run for the Tigers. Liam Healy hit a bases-empty shot.

* Monte Irvin, Walter "Buck" Leonard and Max Manning are among the Negro Leaguers who will appear at a charity card and autograph show to benefit the Negro League Ballplayers Association, Saturday and Sunday at the Carrolltown Center Mall in Eldersburg.

Show hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Four former Baltimore Colts will be there and will donate their autograph fees to the association: Gino Marchetti, Lenny Moore, Jim Parker and John Mackey.


MEAC to honor UMES trio

Three former UMES standouts will be inducted into the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Hall of Fame on May 27 in Orlando, Fla.

They are: Kirkland Hall, who made the All-MEAC baseball team in 1972 and 1973; the late Clifton Anderson, a respected track coach and assistant football coach; and Nelson Townsend, an athletic director who also worked as an administrator at Delaware State and Florida A&M.;

For more information, call (910) 275-9961.

Women's lacrosse:

Aikens wins in return

In Diane Aikens' first appearance back as Loyola coach, the No. 7 Greyhounds routed host Richmond, 18-7, Saturday.

Aikens had a benign brain tumor removed on March 30.

Betsy Given scored five goals for Loyola (9-3).

College gymnastics:

Towson 5th at S.E. Mo.

Towson State ended its season with a fifth-place finish and 191.325 team score at the National Invitational Meet at Southeast Missouri State on Saturday night in Cape Girardeau, Mo.

Sophomores Erin Shanley and Sari Lehmuskallio led the Tigers. Shanley had a career-high 9.875 in vault; Lehmuskallio had a 9.80 on the balance beam.


Annapolis exhibition

The Annapolis Boxing Club will hold an exhibition at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Harbour House/Eastport Terrace Multiplex Center on President and Monroe streets in Eastport.

There will be bouts in all weight classes, both junior novices and open class. Admission is $3. Amateur boxers are invited, and U.S. Amateur Boxing Federation registration is required. Call Harold Greene at (410) 267-8000.


Men's tournament set

A men's open tournament, sanctioned by the Middle Atlantic Tennis Association, will be May 6-13 at Boys' Latin.

It features a $1,000 prize for the singles winner. Entry fees are $35 for singles and $30 for doubles and must be submitted by April 29. Call Steve Krulevitz at (410) 486-8140.


Master swim program

The Tri-Maryland Triathlon Club has openings in its master swim program for triathletes and fitness swimmers.

The program is at Loyola College, 5:30 a.m. to 6:30 a.m. Mondays through Fridays and 7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Saturdays. Tri-Maryland will be resuming its coached track workouts at Johns Hopkins, Tuesdays beginning at 6:15 p.m. Call Brad Jaeger at (410) 882-6103.

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