Towson quarterback Connor Frazier ran for 15 yards on a fake punt, had three touchdown passes and played through some jarring hits against undefeated James Madison on Saturday. Despite his hard-nosed play, the Tigers still could not keep pace with dynamic Dukes quarterback Vad Lee, who strengthened his case for the Walter Payton Award, given to the most outstanding player in the Football Championship Subdivision. The Georgia Tech transfer threw for a career-high five touchdowns as James Madison,
No. 7 Stevenson¿s starting attack combined for one goal on 12 shots and zero assists in Saturday¿s 12-4 loss to No. 8 Salisbury in a NCAA Division III tournament second-round game, and one significant factor was the play of Sea Gulls defenseman Knute Kraus.
Each week, The Baltimore Sun will publish a Q&A with a college lacrosse player or coach. This week's guest is Salisbury senior midfielder Bethany Baer. The Most Outstanding Player in last year's NCAA Division III tournament as the Sea Gulls won their second straight national championship, the Westminster graduate was the preseason Division III Player of the Year before a broken elbow sidelined her for 12 games. Baer returned to lead the Sea Gulls to the Capital Athletic Conference title with six
Firing Line seemed to enjoy the peace and quiet surrounding Barn 42 on the Churchill Downs backstretch Monday morning as assistant trainer Carlos Santamaria walked the Preakness hopeful under the shedrow for about 30 minutes.
The Mountaineers lost their first Northeast Conference game to Wagner and then the improvements began to show in the final scores. They won four straight games for the first time since 2011 and clinched a berth in the NEC Tournament after missing out last season.
Salisbury ranks 11th in Division III in defense, having surrendered just 5.9 goals per game thus far. And the unit has thrived even after the insertion of freshman Will Nowesnick as a starting close defenseman.
The fact that No. 17 Frostburg State pushed No. 11 Salisbury to overtime before falling, 8-7, on Saturday might seem like another positive step for a program that had dropped the first five meetings to the 10-time NCAA Division III champion by an average of 9.2 goals.
Megan Whittle scored her sixth goal of the game and 46th of the season to give top-ranked Maryland a 10-goal lead with 7:11 left as the host Terps beat No. 16 Princeton, 18-10, on Wednesday night in women's lacrosse.
Navy coach Cindy Timchal added former Duke All-American Josh Dionne to her staff and Dionne has revved up the Midshipmen attack even more. Navy (10-1) ranks No. 1 in the country in points scored with 233 and is second in goals scored with 159.