Digest (Oct. 31): Terps secure All-Big Ten honors in field hockey

Four members of the second-ranked Maryland field hockey team (17-2) racked up All-Big Ten honors. Senior Linnea Gonzales (Patterson Mill) was voted Big Ten Player of the Year, sophomore Bodil Keus was named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year and Bibi Donraadt was honored as Big Ten Freshman of the Year. Junior Nike Lorenz earned All-Big Ten Second Team honors and senior Olivia Reiter (Severna Park) earned a Big Ten Sportsmanship Award. Gonzales was a unanimous selection to the All-Big Ten First Team for her third career All-Conference honor. Gonzales finished the season with 14 goals – second in the conference – and with 32 points this year. She leads the Big Ten champion Terrapins, the conference's most potent offensive team, in scoring. This weekend, she reached the 100 career points mark with her 44th career goal to go with 12 assists. Gonzales was named Big Ten Freshman of the Year in 2015. Reiter has played in 50 career games for the Terps with two goals and an assist. The senior tore her ACL before the season.

Women's volleball: Stevenson junior Katie Leftridge and senior Moriah Savage (Mercy) were each named to the MAC Commonwealth All-Conference First Team, while junior Victoria Prokic (Century) was named to the second team. Earlier this week, Leftridge was named the national Player of the Week by the American Volleyball Coaches Association. Leftridge totaled 56 kills (5.09 kps) and 49 digs (4.45 dps) while hitting .382 in a 3-0 week.

Men's soccer: Andrew Kalinoski snuck a header inside the right post directly off a throw-in from Pascal Iraola to send St. Mary's to a 1-0 win over Salisbury in the semifinal round of the Capital Athletic Conference tournament.

Men's basketball: Johns Hopkins is the preseason favorite to win the Centennial Conference championship. In addition, Hopkins is ranked 15th in the D3hoops.com Preseason Top 25.

Football: Johns Hopkins (7-1) is ranked third in the first NCAA South Region Poll of the season.

Et cetera

Caps call up Ness fromHershey to bolster defense

The Washington Capitals have recalled defenseman Aaron Ness from the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League and have assigned Travis Boyd to Hershey on a long-term injury conditioning assignment. Ness, 28, played in 11 games with Hershey this season and registered four assists. Boyd, 25, has played in seven career games for the Capitals after making his NHL debut against the San Jose Sharks on Dec. 4, 2017. Boyd recorded his first career point, an assist, against the Philadelphia Flyers on March 18.

Pro basketball: The Capital City Go-Go, the Washington Wizards ' NBA G League affiliate, waived Quinton Chievous. The roster move brings the team to 10 players, not including two-way or assignment players. Capital City will open up its inaugural season at home on Saturday at 7:00 p.m. against the Greensboro Swarm.

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