Love Unsung Hero winners to be announced at tonight's Bayhawks game
The One Love Foundation, a national organization dedicated to ending relationship violence and named after former Notre Dame Prep and Virginia player Yeardley Reynolds Love, will announce the winners of its Unsung Hero Award tonight at the Major League Lacrosse game between the Chesapeake Bayhawks (1-3) and Ohio Machine (1-3) in Annapolis. The award celebrates selfless acts of initiative and commitment performed by Division I lacrosse players. The women's finalists are Fulton native Molly Shawhan (Notre Dame), Elyse Andrews (Delaware), Colleen Smith (Princeton), Sydney Godette (Boston University) and Emily Speck (Colgate). The male finalists are Cameron Stone (Hobart), Tom Schreiber (Princeton), Adam Fishman (Dartmouth), Dylan Levings (Yale) and Cody Futia (Albany University). Levings, a faceoff specialist who was selected in the third round of January's college draft, will make his MLL debut with the Bayhawks tonight. Schreiber is in his first season with the Machine. ... Bayhawks coach Dave Cottle said attackman Brandon Benn (Johns Hopkins), the team's fifth-round pick, might play tonight. Benn, a Canadian who scored 104 goals over his final three seasons at Hopkins, is a strong inside finisher and also effective on extra-man play. Chesapeake will still be without midfielder Joe Walters (Maryland), who will play in the second game of the Champion's Cup final in the indoor National Lacrosse League. Walters is a key member of the Rochester Knighthawks, who trail the series against the Calgary Roughnecks 1-0 and will try to tie the series and force a decisive mini-game.A portion of the gate receipts from tonight's game, which is scheduled for 7, will go to the One Love Foundation. To purchase tickets, call 866-99-HAWKS (42957) or go to thebayhawks.com.
College baseball: Maryland senior infielder Kyle Convissar (Severna Park) has been named to the Capital One Academic All-America Division I second team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America. Convissar is the first Maryland player named to the team since Todd Kilmer in 1995. Towson catcher-infielder Zach Fisher (Perry Hall), a graduate student, made the third team.
College track and field: UMBC senior Trae Proctor reached Saturday’s national quarterfinals of the 110-meter hurdles on the second day of the NCAA East Preliminary on Friday in Jacksonville, Fla. Competing in heat five of six in the first track event of the day, Proctor placed fourth and 20th overall with a time of 13.95 seconds. The time was the second-fastest in school history, trailing only his top time of 13.88 in April. 800m run, Senior Andrew Smith (finished 22nd overall in the quarterfinals of the 800-meter run Friday night with a time of 1 minute, 51.30 seconds. Senior Dennison Long was scratched from the quarterfinals of the 100-meter dash and 200 prelims. ... Coppin State’s three athletes who competed Friday on the second day of the East Preliminary came up short in their bid to advance to the NCAA championships. Rosen Daniel was seventh in his 400-meter-dash heat and 17th overall with a time of 46.62 seconds. Deandra Daniel tied for 21st overall with a high jump clearance of 1.77 meters (5 feet, 9.75 inches). Triple jumper Shane Green fouled all three of his triple jump attempts. ... Mount St. Mary’s freshman Julian Woods finished 24th Friday night in the 400 hurdles after finishing third in his heat Thursday with a time of 53.66 seconds. ... UMES senior Gayon Evans qualified Thursday for the 100-meter women's semifinals, placing 11th in the field of 48 runners with a time of 11.66 seconds. ... Navy sophomore Jay Stell's school-record-breaking javelin throw of 234 feet, 1 inch (71.35 meters) in the final heat placed him fourth overall in the javelin Thursday. He will compete as one of the top 24 throwers in the nation June 11-14 in Eugene, Ore. ... Salisbury sophomore Luke Campbell was named Most Outstanding Performer for the NCAA Division III championships last weekend. ... Johns Hopkins seniors Joshua Baker and Kevin Keenahan and junior Collin Rozanski were named first-team Capital One Academic All-District II.
Women's college soccer: Mount St. Mary's added eight players for the 2014 season, including Jordan Fine (Francis Scott Key), Kiley Graham (South Carroll), Carliane LaGuerre (Wilde Lake) and Jordan Layfield (Bel Air).
WNBA: The Washington Mystics earned their first home win of the season, defeating the New York Liberty, 68-60. Ivory Latta led Washington in scoring with 15 points; Kia Vaughn and Jelena Milovanovic each had 14.