Digest: Mount decathlete second at Penn Relays

Mount St. Mary's junior D.J. Workcuff finished second in the decathlon at the Penn Relays. Workcuff compiled 6,126 points in the two-day event, finishing behind Tobias Kaiser of Queens. Workcuff entered the second day of competition leading the field with 3,479 points. The Mount has 18 athletes competing through Saturday at the Penn Relays, including pole vaulters Elissa Ingram, Moriah Fitzgerald and Rachel Finn.

More track & field: Navy senior mid-distance runner Nate Gainey and freshman jumper Cedric Williams were honored by the Patriot League. Gainey was named the Male Track Athlete of the Week, while Williams was named the Male Rookie of the Week.


College football

Navy quarterback Worthearns academic honor

Navy senior quarterback Will Worth was named to the National Football Foundation & College Football Hall of Fame Hampshire Honor Society. The society honors players who maintained a cumulative 3.2 GPA or better throughout their college careers. Worth stepped in as the starting quarterback and led the Mids to an 8-2 record and the American Athletic Conference West Division title before a season-ending injury in the AAC championship game against Temple. Worth finished 2016 with 1,198 rushing yards and 25 touchdowns to go along with his 1,397 passing yards and eight touchdowns.

College lacrosse

Loyola's Sherlock namedtop Patriot scholar-athlete

Loyola Maryland's Brian Sherlock was named the Patriot League Men's Lacrosse Scholar-Athlete of the Year. Sherlock graduated from Loyola with a Bachelor of Arts in communication with a concentration in advertising in 2016, and he is in the process of completing a master's of emerging media while playing his final year of eligibility. He completed his undergraduate studies with a 3.556 GPA, and he has a GPA of 3.89 in his graduate coursework. He is the NCAA Division I active career leader in goals scored by midfielders (92 goals, 46 assists).

Women: Katie Wills (Notre Dame Prep) was one of four players with a hat trick for Division III third-ranked Gettysburg (14-2, 7-1 Centennial Conference) in a 19-5 victory over McDaniel. Caroline Jaeger, Maggie McClain and Liza Barr also scored three times for the Bullets. ... Hood dropped a Middle Atlantic Conference Commonwealth match to Lebanon Valley, 16-2. Rylie Benoit-Nobis made 11 saves, caused four turnovers and had four ground balls. ... Sophomore Kristy Grovom scored with 21.1 seconds left in overtime on a feed from sophomore Cecily Docktor to give visiting Washington College a 10-9 victory over host Swarthmore. ... Washington College senior goalie Haylee Solomon was named the Division III Defensive Player of the Week by the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association. Solomon made 31 saves and had a .608 save percentage in a pair of games last week for the Shorewomen.

Et cetera

Johns Hopkins captures12th straight in baseball

Seventh-ranked Johns Hopkins won its 12th consecutive baseball game, defeating host Washington College, 6-1, in the Centennial Conference. Nick Bodner allowed just one hit and no runs in six innings for the Blue Jays (29-6).

Running: The Adam Thompson 5K Run/Walk will start Sunday at 8 a.m. at Harford Community College, 401 Thomas Run Road in Bel Air. The race honors the memory of Thompson, a first-year HCC student who was killed in an automobile accident in 2011. Proceeds will benefit scholarships supporting students attending the school. On-site race registration will take place in the Susquehanna Center Auxiliary Gym beginning at 6:30 a.m. To register online and for more details, go to harford.edu/adam. For additional information, call 443-412-2449.

Varsity basketball: Loyola Blakefield will host "An Evening With Legendary St. Anthony's (N.J.) Friars Coach Bob Hurley Sr." on Saturday at Knott Hall. Proceeds will benefit the Jerry Savage Merit Scholarship Fund. Savage, who was the Dons coach from 1968 to 2003 and finished with more than 600 wins, died in May 2015. The dinner is set for 6:30 to 9 p.m. with Hurley the featured speaker. Hurley has guided the Friars to four national championships and is a 2010 Basketball Hall of Fame inductee. He will sign copies of his book "Chasing Perfect: The Will to Win in Basketball and Life." Chris Clunie, a 2002 Loyola graduate who is the NBA director of international basketball operations, will have a social reflection on Savage. Paul McMullen, managing editor of The Catholic Review, will be master of ceremonies.

—Glenn Graham

WNBA: The Washington Mystics will play two preseason games to prepare for their 20th anniversary season. Washington will play at the Indiana Fever on May 2 at noon and will face the visiting Minnesota Lynx on May 8 at 7 p.m. The Mystics will open the season May 14 at 3p.m. against the San Antonio Stars.


Sailing: The largest national sailboat racing circuit in the United States, the Helly Hansen National Offshore One Design Regatta series, will return to Annapolis on May 5-7. For information on the NOOD regatta, visit sailingworld.com/nood-regattas.

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