Salisbury rolls to 15-5 win in CAC men's semifinal
Matt Cannone scored a game-high five goals and host Salisbury (15-1) won, 15-5, over Mary Washington (11-6) in a Capital Athletic Conference semifinal. The Sea Gulls advance to face top-seeded host Stevenson (16-1) in Saturday's championship at a time to be determined. Salisbury outscored the Eagles 6-2 in the second quarter and outshot them in the game 43-20.
More men: Washington College's J.D. Campbell (Mount St. Joseph) had two goals and an assist, but host Swarthmore (4-10, 2-5 Centennial Conference) ended the first half on a 3-0 run and won, 8-6, over the Shoremen (4-8, 2-6).
Women's honors: Six Maryland players were named to the All-Atlantic Coast Conference women's lacrosse team. Junior Karri Ellen Johnson, senior Sarah Mollison, senior Laura Merrifield, sophomore Katie Schwarzmann, redshirt senior Katie Gallagher and junior Brittany Dipper earned honors as the 15-0 No. 1 Terrapins head into this weekend's ACC tournament in Cary, N.C. Schwarzmann is the only underclassmen on this year's team. Johnson, a Broadneck graduate, and Schwarzmann, a Century graduate, were joined on the team by three other local women — North Carolina senior Corey Donohoe (North Harford), Virginia junior Julie Gardner (Severna Park) and Virginia Tech senior Allie Emala (Bryn Mawr).
Maryland, Potter fall in baseball to Penn State, 4-2
Michael Glantz went 2-for-4 with a pair of RBIs and Neal Herring held Maryland (17-22) to one hit in 41/3 innings of relief as host Penn State (22-12) beat the Terps, 4-2. Eric Potter (3-6) suffered his first nonconference loss of the season.
More baseball: After freshman right-hander Chris Acker teamed up with junior right-hander Tyler Austin to pitch visiting Towson (16-20-1) to an 8-1 victory in the first game, six Bucknell pitchers combined on a four-hitter in the nightcap as the Tigers and the Bison (17-23) split a doubleheader. … RBI singles by junior Curtis Schickner, sophomore Jason Allinder, freshman Bryan Perlmutter and redshirt freshman D.J. Ream helped UMBC (5-23) score four runs in the bottom of the eighth and rally to a 6-3 baseball victory over visiting George Washington (10-27). … Bob "Turtle" Smith '63, a former Terps player, has received the University of Maryland Alumni Association's first Distinguished Alumnus Award. Smith and his wife, Carol, recently made a seven-figure gift to Maryland athletics.
Softball: Erica Washington scored the winning run on a throwing error in the eighth inning, lifting Coppin State to a 1-0 win over host Delaware State and a split of a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference doubleheader. The Eagles had lost 27 straight against the Hornets.
Men's golf: Stevenson freshman Ben Lukehart (Mount Carmel) shot a tournament-best 73 in the rain-shortened CAC championship to win medalist honors and lead the Mustangs to the team title. He won Player of the Year and Rookie of the Year honors. The All-CAC first team included Lukehart, Stevenson freshman Michael Ercolano (Calvert Hall) and and Hood senior Andy Alger. Two Stevenson sophomores, Kyle Gerard (Howard) and Justin Hughes (Calvert Hall), made the second team. Alger won the Andrew Geyer Memorial Scholar-Athlete Award.
Men's tennis: St. Mary's freshman Jay Guzzone (Hammond) and York senior Ryan Harvey (Fallston) were named the CAC Co-Players of the Week.
Women's tennis: Johns Hopkins sophomore Nandita Krishnan was honored as the Centennial Conference Player of the Week. … Bowie State senior Kyara Lombre was named to the All-Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association team. … Hood sophomore Emily Maerz was selected CAC Athlete of the Week.
Williams, 4 other gymnasts in Junior Olympic Nationals
Five Baltimore-area gymnasts earned qualifying scores for the Junior Olympic Nationals on May12-15 in Long Beach, Calif., with their performances at the Region VII Championship last weekend in Allentown, Pa. Toni-Ann Williams, a Roland Park Country freshman who competes for United Gymnastix in Owings Mills, won the all-around and took gold on the balance beam and floor exercise. Also advancing were her teammate, Tracey Pearson, Maryland's uneven bar champion who earned seventh in the all-around; Brianna Guy and Alexis Gross of Docksiders Gymnastics in Millersville; and Anna Willette of Harford Gymnastics. Guy, Gross and Willette have received full athletic scholarships and plan to compete at Auburn, Kentucky and Eastern Michigan, respectively, next year.
D.C. United Women: Former college standout and W-League Champion Cindi Harkes was named as the team's first assistant coach. Harkes' husband, John, is an ESPN soccer commentator and a former captain of D.C. United.
Triathlon: For information about the Cascade Lake Triathlon and Duathlon on May 15 in Hampstead, go to piranha-sports.com.
Varsity football: St. Paul's School for Boys is seeking one varsity and two junior varsity coaches. The positions are part-time. Contact Paul Bernstorf at 410-821-3039 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
—From Sun staff and news services