Navy quarterback Keenan Reynolds named AAC Offensive Player of the Week
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Sep 22, 2015 at 3:00 AM
Navy senior quarterback Keenan Reynolds was honored as American Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Week on Monday. Reynolds set an AAC single-game record with five rushing touchdowns in the Midshipmen's 45-21 win against East Carolina on Saturday. He rushed for a game-high 142 yards on 24 carries.
More: Bowie State senior Matthew Goggans received Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association Quarterback of the Week honors, while junior Nyme Manns (Patterson) was chosen as CIAA Receiver of the Week.
Wizards to open training camp with 3 days at Towson
The Washington Wizards will open training camp next Tuesday at Towson University's SECU Arena. The Wizards, formerly the Baltimore Bullets for 10 seasons, will spend three days at Towson before completing camp with three days at Washington's Verizon Center, where they held camp last year. "Our franchise has a great tradition and long history in the city of Baltimore, and we're proud to return there for training camp," Wizards president Ernie Grunfeld said. "Our players and coaches are excited to get to work and the entire organization is looking forward to the start of the season." Washington's first preseason game is scheduled for Oct. 6 against the Philadelphia 76ers at Verizon Center.
Men's college soccer: Maryland senior Mael Corboz is one of 60 candidates nominated for the Senior CLASS Award. To be eligible for the award, a student-athlete must be a Division I senior and have notable achievements in four areas of excellence: community, classroom, character and competition. Corboz, a team captain, maintains a 3.4 GPA as an engineering major. … Navy seniors Jackson Morgan and P.J. Suess were selected as Patriot League Goalkeeper of the Week and Defensive Player of the Week, respectively.
Women's college soccer: Navy freshman Eleanor Pratt was named Patriot League Rookie of the Week.
Women's college volleyball: Towson freshman Jocelyn Kuilan was named Colonial Athletic Association Rookie of the Week honors. … Coppin State senior Cindy Okpegbue was recognized as Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Player of the Week.
Women's college basketball: Loyola Maryland's nonconference schedule will feature 11 games against team from 10 conferences, including the Big East Conference, Big Ten Conference, Conference USA, Atlantic Sun Conference, Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference, America East Conference, Colonial Athletic Association, Ivy League, Northeast Conference and MEAC. The Greyhounds open their season at Lipscomb on Nov. 13 and start their home slate Nov. 18 against Fairfield.
Women's college cross country: Johns Hopkins senior Sophia Meehan was recognized as Division III National Runner of the Week and Centennial Conference's Runner of the Week.
Men's college cross country: Navy junior Ryan McCoy earned Patriot League Runner of the Week honors.
NFL: A day after electing not to use him on any defensive plays despite the fragile state of their secondary, the Washington Redskins cut former second-round NFL draft pick David Amerson. The 6-foot-1, 205-pound cornerback started 15 games last season, but his inconsistent play prompted team officials to sign free agent Chris Culliver to a four-year, $32 million contract this spring. Amerson is the highest-drafted player from 2013 to have been cut by his original team.
MLB: Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper and right-hander Stephen Strasburg shared National League Player of the Week honors. Harper batted .519, with five home runs and 10 RBIs. Strasburg went 2-0 with a 0.60 ERA and struck out 24 batters in 15 innings.