College Lacrosse

Digest: Miles, Morrill, Shek, Tucker head to National Lacrosse Hall of Fame

Concordia Preparatory School girls lacrosse coach John Tucker talks to his team as they begin practicing in the arena beside the school in Towson on Thursday, April 3, 2014.

Former Navy midfielder Glen Miles (Dulaney), Johns Hopkins attackman Mike Morrill (St. Paul's), Towson State midfielder Robert Shek (Bel Air) and Towson State and Hopkins midfielder John Tucker (Archbishop Curley) are part of the nine-person induction class announced Wednesday by the US Lacrosse board of directors for the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame in Sparks.

The other inductees are Margie Anderson, Kim Basner, Joanne Connelly, Julie Dayton and Michele LeFevre Doyle.


Tickets for the Sept. 10 ceremony at The Grand Lodge in Hunt Valley will be available to the public for purchase beginning Aug. 1 at

Glen Miles of Navy is tripped up near midfield as he was heading for the UMBC goal.

Miles was a three-time All-American for the Midshipmen, earning first team honors in 1986 and second team honors in 1984 and 1985, and being named National Midfielder of the Year in 1986. He was a member of the world champion 1990 U.S. men's national team and served as an alternate in 1986, and had a 10-year career with the Mount Washington Lacrosse Club.


Morrill was a two-time All-American for the Blue Jays, earning first team honors in 1988 and second team honors in 1987. He helped Hopkins to national championships in 1985 and 1987, and finished as the team's leading scorer in 1987 and 1988. Morrill won world championships as a member of Team USA in 1990 and 1994, and he was selected to the All-World Team as an attackman in 1994.

While trying to catch a pass, Thunder forward Rob Shek, right, is taken to the wall by New York Saints defenderJohn Gagliardi during the first period Feb. 12, 1999.

Shek was an All-American for the Tigers, earning first team honors in 1991 and second team accolades in 1990. He was also selected as the National Midfielder of the Year in 1991 while helping Towson to a runner-up finish in the NCAA tournament. He helped the Tigers win conference titles in 1989, 1990 and 1991, then won world championships with Team USA in 1994 and 1998. He played seven pro indoor seasons with the Philadelphia Wings and Baltimore Thunder, and four outdoors with the Washington Power and Baltimore Bayhawks.

Tucker earned All-America honorable mention for the Tigers in 1981 and 1982, then transferred to Hopkins and earned honorable mention status again in 1984 while helping the Blue Jays to the NCAA title. He won world championships with Team USA in 1986, 1990 and 1994, and was named to the All-World Team in 1986 and 1990. As a professional, Tucker played seven indoor seasons with the Wings, winning championships in 1989 and 1990, and being named league MVP in 1987 and 1989. He earned All-Pro status each season from 1987 to 1994.

College baseball

Terps' Shawaryn fans 16 in Big Ten tourney opener

The Maryland baseball team's Big Ten tournament run started with a record. Right-hander Mike Shawaryn struck out 16, the most ever at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Neb. The Terps beat Indiana, 5-3, to open the tournament Wednesday morning. Shawaryn allowed just four hits and three runs (two earned) over nine innings, throwing 125 pitches. He pitched his third complete game of the season to improve his record to 6-4 and lower his ERA to 3.18. No. 6 seed Maryland (29-25) moves to the winners' bracket of the double-elimination tournament. The Terps will play today at 5 p.m. against No. 7 seed Michigan State. They will probably need to win the tournament to make the NCAA tournament.

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Sun intern Lourim honored by Big Ten Conference

Jake Lourim, who recently began a summer internship in the Sports department at The Baltimore Sun, was named recipient of the Big Ten Conference William R. Reed Memorial Award on Wednesday. The award is presented to a student journalist from one of the Big Ten campuses who, through his or her coverage during the previous academic term, best exemplifies the spirit, ideals and dedication to the conference and intercollegiate athletics that marked the life of Reed, a former Big Ten commissioner. Lourim, an economics major at Michigan, is a co-managing sports editor for The Michigan Daily and has interned at USA Today and freelanced for The Detroit News and Associated Press.

Men's basketball: If all goes well for Kevin Huerter, the Maryland commit will get to play under coach Mark Turgeon before his Terps career even begins. Huerter, a 6-foot-6, 170-pound guard from Clifton Park, N.Y., has made the training camp roster for the U.S. team that will compete in the FIBA Americas U18 Championship in July in Chile. Turgeon is an assistant coach on that team, under Texas' Shaka Smart. Huerter is among 26 players competing to make the 12-man roster. Training camp is from June 14-18 in Colorado Springs, Colo., and from July 11-15 in Houston. Huerter, who was Mr. Basketball in the state of New York as a senior, is the 49th-best recruit in the 2006 class, according to Other local players on the tryout list include former DeMatha standouts Markelle Fultz (Upper Marlboro) and DJ Harvey (Bowie).

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Women's lacrosse: UMBC coach Amy Slade agreed to a contract extension through the 2019 season. The 2004 Tewaaraton Award winner at Virginia is 32-34 with the Retrievers.

Women's basketball: Maryland will play at Louisville in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge on Dec. 1.


Et cetera

Injured jockey Centeno won't need surgery

Daniel Centeno, who suffered a broken collarbone Saturday at Pimlico Race Course when he was thrown from 4-year-old filly Pramedya, will not need surgery on his fractured collarbone, he learned Wednesday. His injury is expected to heal in six to eight weeks. Centeno returned to his Tampa, Fla., home from Sinai Hospital on Sunday. Pramedya suffered a fracture in her left-front leg after falling around the final turn of a 11/16-mile turf race and was euthanized on the track.

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Men's soccer: A 10-man Bohemians squad got two goals from Jamie Merriam to defeat the host New York Red Bulls U23, 2-1, in the Premier Development League on Wednesday night. Merriam scored in the 53rd minute after running on to a through ball from Malcolm Harris (UMBC, McDonogh).  Red Bulls tied the score in the 65th minute after a scramble in the box. The Bohs answered two minutes later, as Merriam converted a cross from Cormac Noel (UMBC). The Bohs' Kevin Fallett was sent off in the 85th minute after receiving his second yellow card. The Bohs will host Evergreen FC Friday night at 7 at Cedar Lane Park in Bel Air.

Major League Soccer: D.C. United and Markus Halsti have mutually agreed to terminate the 32-year-old Finnish midfielder's contract. He battled injury through the preseason this year and did not appear in a game.


High school softball:

La Plata 3, No. 1 Eastern Tech 2, 8 innings: The Mavericks (18-2) rallied to force an extra inning but fell to the Warriors in a Class 2A state semifinal at Bachman. Devin Ruble hit a double to give La Plata a 2-0 lead in the top of the seventh. Eastern Tech answered with two runs in the bottom of the seventh. Warriors winning pitcher Alyssa Bilodeau had 12 strikeouts.

Huntingtown 3, No. 4 C. Milton Wright 2: The Mustangs (17-6) gave up three unearned runs and were edged by the Hurricanes in a Class 3A state semifinal at Bachman. The damage came in the top of the third inning with Wright leading 1-0. Two errors set the stage for Callie Hilgenberg's two-run triple. Hilgenberg scored the third run on the inning's third error.

In an earlier version of this article, the photo caption for John Tucker had an incorrect name for the school he coaches.