Digest (Oct. 10): Stevenson's Leftridge earns national volleyball award

Stevenson sophomore Katie Leftridge was named Middle Atlantic Conference Commonwealth Player of the Week and the American Volleyball Coaches Association Division III Player of the Week. Leftridge led the Mustangs to a 4-0 week by hitting .417 with 52 kills and 47 digs. ... Loyola Maryland freshman Mackenzie Fedota was named Patriot League Rookie of the Week. ... Johns Hopkins senior Elizabeth Wuerstle was selected Centennial Conference Player of the Week.

Women's swimming: Johns Hopkins senior Gwynnie LaMastra was named the CollegeSwimming National Division III Women's Swimmer of the Week.


Women's soccer: Salisbury senior Jamie Tacka was picked Capital Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week.

Women's lacrosse: Navy will host the annual Navy Fall Invitational this weekend. The 14-team tournament will take place on Saturday and Sunday. The majority of the action will take place at the Naval Academy with games at Rip Miller Field and Farragut Fields. Aside from games on the Yard, the Midshipmen will play a pair of games on Sunday at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. Arizona State, Boston University, Coastal Carolina, Drexel, George Washington, James Madison, Louisville, Ohio State, Penn State, San Diego State, Saint Joseph's, Vanderbilt and Virginia Tech will participate.

Football: Bowie State seniors Brandon Britton (offensive line) and Bryan Redmond (receiver) along with junior Amir Hall (quarterback) were selected for the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association weekly honor roll at their positions. Britton is a graduate of St. Frances.

Field hockey: Salisbury will host Wesley College tonight at 6 in its annual "Corners for Cancer" game. All proceeds will go to the American Cancer Society. Salisbury is averaging 11.30 penalty corners per game, which ranks 13th in the nation.


Woodbine's Mudgett capscomeback in Md. triathlon

Jimmy Mudgett of Woodbine completed the Ironman Maryland triathlon in Cambridge on Oct. 7. Mudgett, 30, who suffered a broken back in 2014 when struck by a car while bicycling, finished 701st out of 1,020 men and women who crossed the finish line. His time was 14 hours, 27:20 minutes for the 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike ride and 26.1-mile run. He placed 66th in the men's age 30-34 division.

Wizards: Guard-forward Sheldon Mac had surgery to repair a torn left Achilles tendon. The procedure was performed by Wizards director of medical services and orthopedist Dr. Wiemi Douoguih at MedStar Health at Lafayette Centre. Mac is expected to miss six to eight months.

—From Sun staff and news services

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