No. 5 Salisbury routs York, 17-3, advances to CAC title game
Allie Wheatley scored four goals and host Salisbury (15-2) jumped out to a 10-3 lead at the half and won 17-3 over York (13-4) in a Capital Athletic Conference semfinal Tuesday. The Sea Gulls, who dropped a spot to No. 5 in the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association Top 20 Coaches' Poll this week, face Mary Washington in Friday's championship.
More women's results: Allison Terry (Catholic) scored six goals, but host College of Notre Dame (3-12) fell, 16-9, to the University of Dallas (5-10). … Chelsea Watkins (Hammond) brought host McDaniel (2-13) within a goal with 4:55 left, but Elizabethtown (11-3) added another with one second left and won, 9-7. … Mary Lambert had a season-high six goals, and visiting Goucher (6-7) had 41 shots and won, 17-12, over Gwynedd-Mercy (8-6). Goucher went on a 5-0 run late in the game to put distance between them and the Griffins. … Visting Mary Washington scored the final three goals in overtime, including Lauren Callison's winner with 1:42 left in the second overtime as the Eagles (13-6) beat Stevenson (10-6) in the semifinals of the CAC championships. Megan Weiss had five goals for the Mustangs.
Women's honors: Navy senior Caitlin Mandrin Hill was named the Patriot League Midfield Player of the Week, Mids sophomore goalie Michelle Verbeeck was tabbed as the Defensive Player of the Week and Mids freshman Jill Coughlin was named Rookie of the Week. For Mandrin Hill, the honor is the program-best eighth of her career. … Robert Morris senior midfielder Ashley Trombetta (Century) was named Northeast Conference Player of the Week for the second straight week.
Men's results: Host No. 3 Syracuse (11-1) used a balanced attack as 10 players scored in a 13-7 win over Hobart (5-7) on Tuesday. With the win, the Orange kept the Kraus-Simmons Trophy for a fifth straight year and the 24th of the past 26 in the series against the Statesmen. … Corey Roberts (Fallston) and Scott Thompson had two goals and an assist each to help host Hood (8-8) back to .500 with a 7-3 win over Gwynedd-Mercy (5-8).
Men's honors: St. Mary's senior attackman Dennis Rosson (Severn School) was named CAC Co-Offensive Player of the Week, and teammate Eric Heisner, a junior defenseman, was selected as the Defensive Player of the Week.
Timonium's Chuasiriporn to be inducted into Duke Hall of Fame
Timonium native Jenny Chuasiriporn will be enshrined in the Duke Athletics Hall of Fame on Sept. 9, the school announced Tuesday. Chuasiriporn was a four-time All-America selection as a member of Duke's women's golf program from 1996 to 1999, earning first-team accolades in her final three seasons, and led the Blue Devils to four Atlantic Coast Conference championships as well as the 1999 NCAA title., and was honored with the 1999 Golfstat Cup after leading the nation in stroke average (72.94). The runner-up at the 1998 U.S. Women's Open, she continues to rank among Duke's all-time leaders in individual tournament victories (7) and top-10 finishes (27) and rounds of even par or better (42).
Terps football: Best Buddies Maryland, a nonprofit that serves people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, has announced that Maryland football coach Randy Edsall will serve as the honorary chairman for the group's Friendship Walk on May 7. Edsall will speak the morning of the walk and be on hand to greet walkers outside of Ritchie Coliseum. Registration and check-in will begin at 9 a.m., and the one- and two-mile walk will begin at 10 a.m. After the walk, the University of Maryland Best Buddies chapter will host the Friendship Games, a carnival-style family event inside Ritchie Coliseum, until 2 p.m.
Men's college basketball: Chen "David" Cai, Tyler Hubbard (Montrose Christian) and R.J. Williams (St. Frances) have signed letters of intent and will join Loyola for the 2011-2012 season. Williams was the Baltimore Catholic League Co-Player of the Year and an All-Metro first team pick as a senior.
Men's college track and field: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute senior Ja'Mar Watson (Glenelg) was named the Liberty League Men's Field Performer of the Week. At the league championships, Watson won the hammer throw at an NCAA provisional distance of 55.05 meters and also claimed victory in the discus throw (41.16). Watson has now garnered 10 Field Performer of the Week honors, including each of the past eight.
College baseball: Host Frostburg State (22-11) won the CAC baseball tournament Sunday, earning an automatic bid to the NCAA Division III tournament. Greg Ross (Loch Raven) earned a save as the Bobcats earned an 8-7 fourth-round victory over Salisbury. Frostburg then lost the first game of the championship round to Mary Washington, 15-6, before defeating the Eagles, 9-5. … Towson senior righthander Charlie Cononie (Northwest) of was named the Colonial Athletic Association Co-Pitcher of the Week. … Johns Hopkins catcher Joe Borrelli was named the Centennial Conference Player of the Week.
College softball: Towson sophomore Katie Lingmai was chosen as the Colonial Athletic Association Softball Co-Pitcher of the Week. … Mount St. Mary's Chloe Mizianty was named the NEC Player of the Week. … Bowie State freshman Adria Lewis was selected as the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association Softball Rookie of the Year.
—From Sun staff and news services