The United Women's Lacrosse League announced Friday the names of an additional 28 players picked by the four teams after a league-wide draft camp held at Saint Joseph's on May 1. Three former Loyola Maryland players have been selected: Midfielder Meg Decker (Navy, Mount de Sales) by the Philadelphia Force; goalkeeper Kerry Stoothoff by the Baltimore Ride; and midfielder Taryn VanThof by the Long Island Sound. Defender Shanna Brady (Maryland) and midfielders Erin Collins (Maryland) and Hillary Fratzke (Towson) were picked by Long Island. The inaugural UWLX season will begin at the US Lacrosse National Tournament at Lehigh in Bethlehem, Pa., with a doubleheader on May 28. Baltimore and Long Island will play 3:15 p.m., followed by Philadelphia and Boston at 5 p.m.
Boys tennis: Gilman earned a 3-2 win over Loyola Blakefield to capture the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association championship. EJ Abass defeated Ray McDermott (6-0, 6-0) at No. 1 singles and Tyler Pantle and Nate Shaw beat Johnny Sadler and Andrew Generoso (6-2, 6-0) at No. 1 doubles to give Gilman a 2-0 lead. Loyola fought back with Ben Steall and Jason Polun defeating Sam Silkov and Lee Sherline (1-6, 6-4, 6-2) at No. 2 doubles and Will Ball topping Noah Jun at No. 2 singles (4-6, 6-1, 6-3) to even the match at 2-2. In the deciding match, which was called Friday at 3-3 in the third set because of darkness and continued Sunday, Gilman's Will Rende outlasted Grayson White in a third-set tiebreaker (4-6, 6-7, 7-6) to claim the title for the Greyhounds. "We got as close as you can possibly get and came up short," Loyola coach Don Kraft said. "I'm very proud of all my players for giving their best effort and never giving up."
College baseball: Sophomore right-hander Brian Shaffer struck out a career high eight batters over eight innings and did not allow a run as Maryland (26-24, 11-10 Big Ten Conference) earned a 6-0 win over visiting Rutgers (25-26, 8-13). Shaffer moved to 6-3 with a 2.70 ERA and has 62 strikeouts to 11 walks this season. The Terps scored three in the sixth, one in the seventh and two in the eighth to give coach John Szefc the 350th win of his career.
Women's college lacrosse: Gabbi Nieves scored four goals and Gabrielle Mongno added an assist to lead host Salisbury (17-2) to a 15-1 victory over Cabrini (14-6) in an NCAA Division III second-round game. The Sea Gulls will face Colorado College in a regional semifinal on Saturday. … Tori Poffenberger scored St. Mary's lone goal as the Golden Eagles (16-4) fell, 10-1, to visiting Brockport (15-3) in a Division III second-round game.