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Digest: Local college track and field athletes shine at Big Ten, ECAC championships

Maryland senior Lisa Meneau broke the school's 400-meter hurdles record at the Big Ten championships Sunday in University Park, Pa., with a time of 56.78 seconds, good for second place and second-team All-Big Ten honors. The Maryland women finished with 33 points to take 11th, while the men were 13th with seven points. Penn State captured the men's title with 117 points, while Purdue secured the women's title with 133. ... Towson sophomore Lauren Coleman won her second-straight shot put title with a mark of 14.74 meters at the Eastern College Athletic Conference championships in Princeton, N.J., on Sunday. UMBC junior Thomas Johnson finished third in the triple jump with a distance of 15.57 meters, breaking the school record. Navy junior Sean Richards won first place in the javelin with a throw of 63.20 meters. Coppin State freshman Joseph Amoah won the 100 dash with a time of 10.39 seconds. UMES senior Khalil Rmidi Kinini took first in the 3,000 steeplechase in 8:49.25. LIU Brooklyn won the men's title with 52 points, while Navy (45) finished third, Coppin State (35) eighth, UMES (24) 13th, UMBC (14) 19th and Morgan State (five) 39th. On the women's side, Cornell won with 74 points. Towson (35) was seventh, UMES (18) 17th, Morgan State (16) 21st, UMBC (12) 24th and Coppin State (four) 42nd.

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In final wave, five local girls named Under Armour All-Americans

Notre Dame Prep's Grace Haus, Garrison Forest's Samantha Fiedler, Glenelg's Courtney Renehan, Catonsville's Kayla Wood and Century's Kylie Davis were named Under Armour All-Americans on Monday in the fourth and final wave of players selected for the 12th annual Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Game in July. Their selection brings to 13 the number of Baltimore-area girls to be chosen among the top 44 high school seniors in the country. Haus is an attacker headed for Florida. Fiedler and Renehan are midfielders headed to Loyola Maryland and Maryland, respectively. Wood is a defender who will play for North Carolina. Davis, a midfielder going to Maryland, missed this season with an injury and will not play in the All-America game. The 44 players selected will be divided into North and South teams for the game July 1 at Towson University's Johnny Unitas Stadium. The girls game will begin at 5:30 p.m., with the boys game to follow at 8. No local boys were named in the final three waves.

—Katherine Dunn

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Ravens sign 4 tryout players from rookie minicamp

A little over a week after the conclusion of their rookie minicamp, the Ravens signed four players who participated in a tryout basis. The team agreed to deals with Northern Iowa wide receiver Aaron Bailey, Buffalo offensive tackle Roubbens Joseph, South Alabama linebacker Randy Allen and Jacksonville State defensive back Jaylen Hill. The additions were on the NFL transactions wire. The Ravens had the roster space to make the additions without having to cut anybody. Bailey, 6feet2, 225 pounds, was a college quarterback, first at Illinois, then for two years at Northern Iowa. Bailey threw 19 touchdown passes and was intercepted seven times the past two seasons, while rushing for 1,760 yards and 25 touchdowns. He was limited to six games in 2016. Joseph, 6-4 and 310 pounds, played in 20 games for Buffalo the past two years after he transferred from Hudson Valley Community College. Allen, 6-2 and 235 pounds, was a first-team All-Sun Belt Conference selection after he had 64 tackles, 11 sacks and 18 tackles for loss in 2016. He set a single-season school record in sacks, and forced three fumbles and recovered two. Hill led Jacksonville State with six interceptions in 2016. The 6-foot, 175-pound cornerback was a three-year starter.

—Jeff Zrebiec

College baseball: Top-seeded Navy lost Game 2 of its best-of-three Patriot League semifinal series against No. 4 seed Bucknell, 5-0, on Sunday night, dropping the series 2-0. The visiting Midshipmen scored just one run over two games, and finished their season 37-17. Bucknell (21-26) will face second-seeded Holy Cross in a best-of-three conference championship series this weekend. Before the game, Navy senior infielder Travis Blue and Kyle Condry, a junior right-hander, were named the Patriot League Player of the Year and Pitcher of the Year, respectively.

—Adam Zielonka, Baltimore Sun Media Group

Men's college golf: Towson named Mike Larkin head coach. He takes over for Brian Yaniger, who is retiring after 20 years. Larkin was a member of the school's golf team from 2002 to 2005. He previously served as an assistant professional at The Golf Club of Purchase in New York.

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