Penn State 's Sandy Barbour, a Severn graduate and former Annapolis resident, has been selected as a finalist for the SportsBusiness Journal's Athletic Director of the Year for 2017-18. The leader of Penn State's 31-sport athletic program is among five finalists for the honor. The recipient will be announced May 23 at the 11th Annual SBJ Sports Business Awards Gala in New York. Barbour is joined by Jeff Bourne (James Madison), Boo Corrigan (Army West Point), Jim Phillips (Northwestern) and Danny White (UCF). Corrigan is a former sports marketer in Baltimore and a former associate athletic director for marketing at Navy. Last year, Barbour was selected by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics as one of four FBS recipients of the Under Armour AD of the Year Award.
Men's college lacrosse: Connor Fields scored five goals to lead No. 1 Albany (7-0) to a 19-11 victory over visiting Canisius (3-3). The Great Danes went on a 9-0 run in the second quarter. ... Cameron Stafford had a hat trick and Alex Rode (St. Paul's) made eight saves as No. 10 Virginia (7-2) won 12-6 over visiting Dartmouth (2-4). ... Andrew Pettit had a hat trick to lead No. 12 Lehigh (7-2) to a 13-8 victory over No. 19 Hofstra (4-3). The visiting Mount Hawks outscored the Pride, 8-4, in the second half. ... Simon Mathias assisted on the game-tying goal and scored the game-winner to lift No. 16 Penn (5-3) to a 9-8 come-from-behind victory over visiting Bucknell (5-3).Mathias assisted with 5:07 left and scored the game-winner with two seconds left in regulation.
Women's college lacrosse: Sam Apuzzo had four goals to lead No. 2 Boston College (11-0) to a 13-9 victory over host Yale (6-2). The Eagles outscored the Bulldogs, 10-5, in the second half. .. Emily Hawryschuk scored a game-high five goals to lead No. 9 Syracuse (6-2) to a 14-7 win over host Cornell (4-3). Tied 3-3 in the first half, the Orange used a 5-0 run to pull away.
College baseball: Junior shortstop AJ Lee had two singles and drove in a run, but Maryland (9-11) fell to North Carolina, 13-1, on Tuesday. Junior outfielder Marty Costes (Archbishop Curley) also had two hits for the Terps.
Arena Football League: The Baltimore Brigade will open their training camp Sunday at Coppermine Fieldhouse. The camp will close April 6 with an intrasquad scrimmage. The Brigade regular season starts when they host the Washington Valor on April 13 at 7 p.m. at Royal Farms Arena.
— From Sun staff and news services