College Notebook: Westminster grad Hunter Davis finding success at York College

College Notebook: Westminster grad Hunter Davis finding success at York College
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Last year's Times Boys Lacrosse Player of the Year has started his college career right where his high school years left off.

Hunter Davis, a 2015 Westminster graduate, is now excelling in his first season for the York College men's lacrosse team. The former Owls attackman ranks second on his new team with 15 points (10 goals, five assists). He scored a goal In the Spartans' upset win over No. 5-ranked Gettysburg on Wednesday. Davis has tallied a point in all five games this season.


Davis scored four goals and an assist in a season-opening win over Eastern on Feb. 17. He returned to Westminster when the Spartans played McDaniel on Feb. 27. Davis tallied two goals in an assist in a victory over the Green Terror.

York is 5-0 for the first time in program history and has four more games before opening Capital Athletic Conference play on March 23.

Career first for a No. 1

University of Maryland freshman Marissa Donoghue (Century) scored the first goal of her career in a 20-5 win over Hofstra last weekend.

Donoghue has appeared in three games so far for the top-ranked Terrapins lacrosse team, which has won its first four games of the season. Senior defender Alice Mercer (Century) has started all four games for Maryland, tallying a goal, an assist, three ground balls, and seven draw controls.

Redshirt freshman defender Steff Holmes (McDonogh/Marriottsville) has appeared in four games, freshman defender Shelby Mercer (Century) has appeared in two, and sophomore midfielder Julie LeGar (Garrison Forest/Eldersburg) has played in one.

Hoosier heating up

After an early-season slump, Indiana sophomore Isaiah Pasteur (Winters Mill) has started to heat up for the Hoosiers' baseball team.

Pasteur has a three-game hitting streak, during which he has gone 5-for-13 with a double and four RBIs. He had gone hitless in five straight games prior to that.

On the year, Pasteur is hitting .229 with five RBIs in eight games for Indiana (3-7).

Frosh wins title

Stevenson freshman Jonyae Curry (Westminster) ended her first season with the women's basketball team capturing the ECAC South championship for the first time in program history.

Curry averaged 5.3 points and 3.2 rebounds in 27 games, nine starts, for the Mustangs (17-10).

In the ECAC South championship game at Washington & Jefferson, Curry had nine points, shooting 4-for-6, with a pair of assists.


Stevenson coach Jackie Boswell is a Hampstead resident.

Going out on top

Shepherd senior Ryan McTavish (South Carroll) was named to the All-Mountain East Conference second team after leading the Rams in scoring this season.

In his final year at Shepherd, McTavish averaged 16.4 points and 4.9 rebounds in 29 games. He scored a career-high 29 points against West Liberty on Feb. 6.

Ryan's brother, Gavin, opted to redshirt this season, his sophomore year.

The Rams (15-14) lost in the first round of the MEC Tournament.

New school, same tricks

After transferring from Albany, Liberty grad Mackenzie Thompson is finding success with the Gardner-Webb softball team.

Thompson was named the Big South Pitcher of the Week for the week of Feb. 22 following a week in which she went 3-0 with a 0.39 ERA in 18 innings for the Runnin' Bulldogs.

On the year, Thompson, a junior, is 6-1 with a 2.90 ERA in eight games, seven starts. Gardner-Webb is 9-8.

Twin records

In their first season with the Stevenson indoor track and field squad, twin brothers Tevin and Tylor Bailey (Westminster) are already leaving their mark.

Tevin Bailey earned Middle Athletic Conference Rookie of the Year honors after placing first in the high jump at the conference championship meet with a mark of 1.93 meters. Earlier in the year at the Susquehanna University Open, he broke the school record with a jump of 1.98 meters.

Tylor Bailey was part of the Mustangs' 4x200 relay team that set a program record at the ECAC championship meet with a time of 1 minute, 32.30 seconds.

More new Mustangs

Stevenson freshmen Erin Stephey (Century) and Kayla Maggio (Liberty) are in their first season on the school's softball team, which lost its first two games against Hood last Saturday.

In the second game of the doubleheader, Stephey notched her first career pair of hits, also drawing a walk and stealing a base.

Reigning POY

Last year's Times Softball Player of the Year Madison Grimm (Manchester Valley) is now playing for Hofstra.

Grimm is 3-3 with a save and a 5.59 ERA in eight games for the Pride (8-7).

The former Maverick hurled her first career complete game in a win over SIU-Edwardsville on Feb. 13.

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