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Digest: Navy claims Patriot League Presidents' Cup for fourth straight year

Navy claimed its fourth consecutive Patriot League Presidents' Cup, capturing seven league championships during the 2016-17 season to sit atop the overall standings for the fifth time in the last six years. Navy athletics accumulated 151 points to earn the overall crown, followed by Bucknell (146 points) and Boston University (143). The Midshipmen, Bison and Terriers have finished in order in each of the last three seasons. Lehigh (133.5) finished fourth, while Army West Point (130.75) was close behind in fifth place. Holy Cross (80.5) moved into sixth-place after earning its first League baseball championship Saturday, while Loyola Maryland, (79.25) moved to seventh place during the spring with men's lacrosse and men's golf championships. Colgate (76.5), Lafayette (58.75) and American (58) round out the standings.

Men's college lacrosse

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Four Terps named 1st-team All-Americans

Maryland placed four players on the first team when the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association announced its Division I All-Americans on Wednesday. Senior attackman Matt Rambo, junior midfielder Connor Kelly, senior defenseman Tim Muller and senior short-stick defensive midfielder Isaiah Davis-Allen represented the Terps (14-3), the top seed in the NCAA tournament who will meet No. 5 seed Denver (13-3) in Saturday's semifinal at 2:30 p.m. at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. Loyola Maryland's Pat Spencer also made the first team. The Davidsonville resident and Boys' Latin graduate is the only sophomore on the list. The second team included two Towson short-stick defensive midfielders in senior Jack Adams and sophomore Zach Goodrich. Adams, a Freeland resident and Hereford graduate, and Goodrich lead the Tigers (12-4) into a national semifinal against No. 3 seed Ohio State (15-4) on Saturday at noon in Foxborough. Johns Hopkins junior midfielder Joel Tinney was placed on the second team. The third team included senior attackman Colin Heacock (Boys' Latin) and senior midfielder Tim Rotanz of Maryland; senior defenseman Chris Fennell and senior long-stick midfielder Matt Rees (Boys' Latin) of Navy; senior defenseman Nick Fields of Johns Hopkins; and senior midfielder Brian Sherlock of Loyola. Sophomore midfielder Ryan Conrad (Loyola Blakefield) of Virginia also made the third team. Honorable mention honors went to senior attackman Ryan Drenner (Westminster), senior midfielder Mike Lynch (Boys' Latin), senior long-stick midfielder Tyler Mayes (Calvert Hall) and sophomore faceoff specialist Alex Woodall (St. Mary's); freshman midfielder Jared Bernhardt, junior defenseman Bryce Young and junior long-stick midfielder Matt Neufeldt of Maryland; sophomore attackman Kyle Marr, junior attackman Shack Stanwick (Boys' Latin) and senior midfielder John Crawley of Johns Hopkins; and sophomore midfielder Greyson Torain (Glen Burnie) of Navy.

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Division III: The USILA announced its Division III All-Americans, and Salisbury led all schools with five players on the first team. Senior attackman Nathan Blondino, senior midfielder Brendan Bromwell, senior defensemen Will Nowesnick and Kyle Tucker and senior long-stick midfielder Andrew Ternahan represented the Sea Gulls (21-1), the top seed in the North Region of the NCAA tournament who will meet Rochester Institute of Technology (20-2) in Sunday's title game at 5 p.m. in Foxborough. Salisbury senior attackman Carson Kalama (Bel Air) also made the second team, and senior attackman Nick Garbarino, senior defenseman Aaron Leeds (Boys' Latin), senior goalkeeper Colin Reymann (Mount Saint Joseph) and junior short-stick defensive midfielder Troy Miller received honorable mention. Stevenson senior midfielder Kyle D'Onofrio (Fallston) received second-team honors and junior defenseman Dominic DeFazio earned honorable mention.

— Edward Lee

Horse racing

Carryover pool highlightslast days of Preakness Meet

Coming off a record-setting weekend highlighted by Cloud Computing's victory in the 142nd Preakness Stakes, bettors will be greeted with a jackpot carryover of $149,753 in the 20-cent Rainbow 6 when live racing returns to Pimlico Race Course with a nine-race program today. Post time is 1:10 p.m. The Rainbow 6 carryover jackpot is paid out only when there is a single unique ticket sold with all six winners. Today also kicks off the final weekend of the 12-day Preakness Meet at Pimlico, which wraps up with a special Memorial Day holiday program Monday. Maryland racing shifts to Laurel Park for the summer meet beginning June 9 and continuing through Aug. 20.

Trainer bonus: Hall of Fame horseman Steve Asmussen finished with 38 points to earn a $50,000 bonus from a total pool of $100,000 offered to trainers who run a minimum of five horses in the 15 stakes races over Preakness weekend.

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Johns Hopkins track: The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association announced the Regional Athletes and Coaches of the Year. Sophomore Felicia Koerner was named the Mideast Region Women's Track Athlete of the Year, while head coach Bobby Van Allen earned Women's Coach of the Year honors. Senior Andrew Bartnett was named the Mideast Region Men's Field Athlete of the Year for the outdoor season.

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College baseball: Due to inclement weather, Maryland's first-round Big Ten Tournament game with Iowa was moved to today at 1:30 p.m., at Bart Kaufman Field. The game will be broadcast live on BTN.

Anne Arundel camps: Elite Starr Athletic Academy is offering several sports camps throughout the summer in Anne Arundel County. Former Arundel boys basketball coach Jeff Starr and former Northeast girls basketball coach Kristi Starr are the program directors. Camps in a variety of sports are being offered in various locations, run by high school coaching staffs from Anne Arundel. For information, go to www.elitestarr.com or send an email to elitestarraa@hotmail.com.


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