Digest (March 19): Severna Park grad Paul Ruppert leads Frostburg men's lacrosse past McDaniel

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Paul Ruppert (Severna Park) scored five goals to lead Frostburg State (6-1) to a 17-12 victory over visiting McDaniel (2-6) in men's lacrosse on Tuesday. The Bobcats scored the final three goals to break open a tight game. Jimmy Lucas (Mount Saint Joseph) and Matthew Ward added hat tricks for the Bobcats, while Carson Marshall (Glenelg) led the Green Terror with four goals. ... Caelahn Bullen made five saves and Parker Henderer made four saves to lead No. 5 Cornell (5-2) to an 18-3 victory over visiting St. Bonaventure (0-6). ... Brendan Gleason had two goals and an assist to lead No. 11 Notre Dame (4-2) to a 12-9 victory over host Michigan (3-4). The Fighting Irish broke a tie at 8 with a 4-0 run in the second half. Charles Leonard won 20 of 24 faceoffs for Notre Dame.

Men's lacrosse honors: Maryland sophomores Bubba Fairman and Roman Puglise both earned Big Ten weekly honors. Fairman was named the Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week and to the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association Team of the Week, while Puglise garnered Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week honors for the second time this season. ... Salisbury's Josh Melton was named the Capital Athletic Conference's Offensive Player of the Week after scoring a career-high six goals to go with four assists in a victory against Illinois Wesleyan. ... Loyola Maryland attackman Pat Spencer (Boys' Latin) was named to the 10-player USILA Team of the Week.


Women's lacrosse: For the third week in a row, senior Megan Taylor (Glenelg) was named the Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week. ... Hood's Kara Phoubandith had eight goals and Rachel Slater tied the school career assist record to lead the Blazers to an 18-10 over Neumann. ... Sam Apuzzo scored four goals to lead No. 1 Boston College (10-0) to a 17-9 victory over Albany (4-4). ... Jamie Ortega scored three of her four goals in the first six minutes and No. 3 North Carolina (8-1) won, 16-5, over visiting Campbell (3-5). ... Emily Hawryschuk had four goals and Morgan Alexander had a hat trick to lead No. 4 Syracuse (9-2) to a 15-6 victory over visiting Harvard (4-4). ... Aurora Cordingley scored four goals and Shelby Harrison (St. Mary's) had a hat trick to lead No. 17 Johns Hopkins (7-2) to a 17-7 victory over visiting UMBC (2-7). Lauren McDonald (Catonsville), Olivia Docal and Grayson Corbett (Wilde Lake) each scored twice for the Retrievers. ... No. 10 Princeton was led by a trio of three-goal scorers: Kyla Sears, Tess D'Orsi and Elizabeth George (McDonogh) as the visiting Tigers (5-1) won 13-11 over No. 20 Florida (3-6).

Baseball: Washington College (14-0) scored five runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to rally for a 6-2 non-conference win over visiting Lancaster Bible. ... Five Maryland players notched multi-hit games as the Terps exploded for their best offensive performance of the season in an 11-4 victory over Elon.


Et Cetera

Timonium's Miller winsMinor Golf Tour event

Brad Miller of Timonium played 36 holes at The Fox Club in Plam City, Fla., without making a bogey and won by five strokes Tuesday for his fourth victory on the Minor League Golf Tour. He scored 62-67—129, earning $2,300.

Major League Soccer: Griffin Yow turned 16 in September, but after a promising performance competing with professionals the past few months, the precocious attacker is joining the adult soccer world. Yow — from Clifton, Va., and until recently Centreville High School — signed a homegrown contract Tuesday with D.C. United , becoming the 12th player in 81/2 years to jump from the organization's youth academy to the MLS operation. He will begin his career with Loudoun United, D.C.'s new second-division team.

— Steven Goff, The Washington Post

Running: The Marine Corps Marathon lottery opens today to all runners who want to participate in the 44th Marine Corps Marathon in Washington. The Marine Corps Marathon Organization hosts a lottery-based registration system in order to get 30,000 runners to the start line. Runners have one week to enter their names into the MCM lottery. Registration slots will open at noon at and will close at noon Tuesday.

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