Chris Hasbrouck resigned as St. Mary's men's lacrosse coach to accept the position of head varsity boys coach, wellness instructor and student adviser at Episcopal High in Bellaire, Texas, a city within the Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown metropolitan area, effective Aug. 15. Hasbrouck has been at St. Mary's since 2006 and has been head coach since 2009, guiding the team to a 58-53 record, 31-20 in the Capital Athletic Conference. This season, the Seahawks won just five games, squeaked into the CAC tournament with a 4-4 record as the No. 6 seed and bowed out with an 8-6 loss at York in the first round.
Women's college lacrosse: The honors keep coming for Maryland's Taylor Cummings, who adds Big Ten Female Athlete of the Year to her extensive lacrosse resume. Cummings, a McDonogh graduate who led the No. 1 Terps to their second straight NCAA championship last month, won the Tewaaraton Award and the Honda Award, both as the best player in women's college lacrosse, for the second straight year. On Wednesday, she added the Big Ten award in the first year Maryland has been a member of the conference. As a junior, Cummings led the Terps in points (100), assists (37), draw controls (143) and caused turnovers (36). A three-time first-team All-American, she was the Big Ten Midfielder of the Year, the National Midfielder of the Year and the Most Outstanding Player in the NCAA Division I tournament. Cummings scored three goals, including the game-winner, in the national title game.
Men's college basketball: Salisbury named Andrew Sachs (Chesapeake-Anne Arundel) men's basketball coach. Sachs, a Pasadena native and Salisbury alumnus, joins the Sea Gulls after 24 years as a college coach. He has spent the past six years as head coach at Bethany in West Virginia, where he led the Bison to a 117-49 record and two NCAA Division III tournament berths. Sachs was the top assistant at Salisbury under Ward Lambert from 1988 to 1992.
College administration: Gerry DiBartolo will become Salisbury's interim athletic director for two years beginning Aug. 1. DiBartolo will continue to coach the men's soccer team, as he has since 1979. Athletic director Michael Vienna is leaving at the end of July after 26 years at the school.
College academics: Johns Hopkins senior Frances Loeb was named to the Capital One Academic All-America Division III Women's Cross Country/Track & Field second team after making the third team in 2013-14. ... Hood rising junior Josh Sexton made the Capital One Academic All-America Division III Men's Track & Field/Cross Country third team.
Medhurst to call races at Laurel Park next month
Anne Arundel County resident Pete Medhurst (Southern), who has called the races at Rosecroft and Ocean Downs and is a sports personality on 106.7 The Fan and News Radio 99.1, will announce the races at Laurel Park next month. Dave Rodman, the voice of the Maryland Jockey Club, will call the races at Oak Tree at Pleasanton before heading to Sacramento through July 26. Medhurst has been calling standardbred races at Rosecroft and Ocean Downs since 1996. He is also the play-by-play voice for the Navy football team. Medhurst created an all-sports station in Salisbury when he was 20 and went on to be the play-by-play announcer of Salisbury and the voice of Navy lacrosse and basketball.
Major League Lacrosse: Chesapeake Bayhawks goalkeeper Tyler Fiorito (McDonogh) was named Warrior Defensive Player of the Week after making 23 saves in a 12-11 victory over the Ohio Machine on Saturday night.
Gymnastics: Donnell Whittenburg (Edgewood) was among the 12 men who were named to Team Hilton, a program that provides direct financial support to selected male gymnasts to help offset their training expenses while they pursue their Olympic goals. All 12 are expected to compete at the P&G Gymnastics Championships on Aug. 13-16 in Indianapolis.
NHL: The Washington Capitals will play their home opener Oct. 10 against the New Jersey Devils at 7 p.m. The full schedule will be released today.
WNBA: Elena Delle Donne scored a career-high 45 points as the host Chicago Sky (4-3) earned a 100-96 victory over the Atlanta Dream (3-6), which got 34 points and 10 rebounds from Angel McCoughtry (St. Frances). Delle Donne set a league record by making 19 consecutive free throws and had 11 rebounds.
Major League Soccer: D.C. United (10-5-4) got a goal from Conor Doyle in the 73rd minute for its first regular-season victory at Chicago (4-9-2) since 2009, ending a six-game stretch at Toyota Park without a win.