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Evans leads Brown to share of Ivy title

THE BALTIMORE SUN

David Evans is having a prosperous junior lacrosse season at Brown.

The former Loyola High standout leads the Ivy League with 41 goals and is second in points (59). He was named Ivy Player of the Week after leading Brown to a share of the league title with three goals and three assists in a victory over Cornell.

* Ben Seigel (St. Paul's) was named a 1996 co-captain after finishing as Swarthmore's third-leading scorer (19, 10) this spring.

* The Penn State team that won a school-record 11 games and is hoping to make the NCAA tournament is peppered with 11 locals: No. 2 Nittany Lions scorer Greg Jackson (Broadneck), goalies Jason Johnson (Loyola) and Andy King (Loch Raven), Dave Daniecki (Loyola), Brian Shorts (Dulaney), Josh Peters and Brian Moen (C. Milton Wright), Andy Leedom (Glenelg), Tony Vallance and Mike Marycz (Atholton) and Mike O'Keefe (Overlea).

* Senior Andy Thut (Gilman) anchors a Dartmouth defense that has allowed 11.4 goals and held five opponents to seven or fewer goals. . . . For the Dartmouth women, Kirsten Prettyman (Bryn Mawr) has played all except 18 minutes in 12 games as goalie. One of the defensive leaders in front of her is sophomore Andrea Krumholz (Friends), who also has scored two goals.

* Junior Jenny Lund (John Carroll) set Dickinson assists records for one season with 27, breaking her record of 21 last year, and career with 60. Another junior, Julie Martin (Garrison Forest) won the Dickinson scoring title with 59 points (45, 14).

* Senior defender Laura Slingluff (St. Paul's for Girls) started 11 games and helped lead Wooster to a 9-5 record. . . . A week after being named Patriot League Defensive Player of the Week, Lehigh goalie Chris Parandian rang up two more victories. . . .

Baltimore's Anthony Cunningham (Phillips Andover) totaled 35 saves in Hamilton's one-point losses to Elmira and Skidmore. . . . Mary Washington defender Jen Wassif (Severn) was named to the All-Capital Athletic Conference first team on the strength of 70 ground balls, two goals and two assists. Inga Fredland (Annapolis), who had 73 ground balls, a goal and two assists, made the second team. . . . Defenseman Brian Taylor (Calvert Hall) helped Hampden-Sydney win its final six games and a share of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference championship.

Softball

Kristin Spak (Chesapeake-AA) is the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week for the third straight week after leading Canisius to the MAAC tournament title. She didn't allow a run during the week while winning four games. In the tournament, Spak, who has a 0.84 ERA and leads the conference in wins (17), has a school single-season record of 12 shutouts.

* Sophomore Tracy Gruzs (Western) and Sarah Grant, who combined for a 21-4 record for Gettysburg last year, were 11-14 this season. Gruzs finished 7-6. . . . After a fast start, freshman outfielder Jennifer Baker has a .227 average and 18 runs in 30 games for King's.

Baseball

Pitcher E'mar Fleming (Dundalk) is 5-0 for Allegany Community College (39-1). . . . Freshman Jason Keefer (Severna Park) is Hampden-Sydney's second-leading hitter with a .317 average and is also second in RBIs (21). . . . Outfielder Brett Seidel (Fallston) has four home runs -- second on the team -- for Georgetown.

All-around excellence

Kara Daniels (Glen Burnie) received the Stephen Cary Award at Haverford athletics. A two-time basketball captain, she never missing a game and played in a school-record 96. Daniels, who will attend law school in the fall, also dabbled in soccer and lacrosse and was on the Centennial Conference student advisory board.

Miscellaneous

Amy Dolan (Severna Park), who led the field hockey team in goals and points, was one of five Radford seniors invited to the school's Academic Honors Banquet for the fourth straight year based on a 3.0-plus grade-point average. . . . Gibson Island's Mike Ramsden (Sydney Grammar in Australia) was named Lynchburg's golf tri-captain and made the Old Dominion Athletic Conference team. He recorded a hole in one in the ODAC championships. . . . In his junior gymnastics season at Temple, Dominic Boardley (Annapolis) scored career highs of 9.4 in floor exercise and 8.7 in vault.

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