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The UMBC Sports Blog Awards

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Fall Sports:

Men’s Soccer-
MVP: Andrew Bulls (8 goals, 2 assists)
Freshman of the Year: Andrew Bulls (8 goals,, 2 assists)

Women’s Soccer-
MVP: Morgan Warrington (5 Goals, 1 assist)
Freshman of the Year: Mo Van Vlerah (35 saves, 67.3%)

Volleyball-
MVP: Alyssa Lang (319 kills, 317 digs)
Freshman of the Year: Alyssa Lang (319 kills, 317 digs)

Men’s Cross Country-
MVP: Paul Zwama

Women’s Cross Country-
MVP: Sara Parkinson

Winter Sports:

Men’s Basketball-
MVP: Darryl Proctor (20.0ppg, 8.8rpg, 46.7 FG%)
Freshman of the Year: Chauncey Gilliam (10.9ppg, 4.4rpg, 51.4 FG%)

Women’s Basketball-
MVP: Carlee Cassidy (20.4ppg, 35.8 FG%, 32.1 3-pt%)
Freshman of the Year: Michelle Kurowski (13.7ppg, 4.6rpg, 40.6 FG%)

Men’s Swimming and Diving-
MVP: Justin Bronson

Women’s Swimming and Diving-
MVP: Samantha Maccherola

Men’s Indoor Track and Field-
MVP: Adrian Arthur

Women’s Track and Field-
MVP: Imani Colbert

Spring Sports:

Men’s Lacrosse-
MVP: Jeremy Blevins (151 saves, 54.5%)
Freshman of the Year: Rob Grimm (10 goals, 17 assists, 18 ground balls)

Women’s Lacrosse-
MVP: Kara Dorr (40 goals, 10 assists, 26 ground balls)
Freshman of the Year: Emily Coady (22 goals, 13 assists, 11 ground balls)

Baseball-
MVP: Shawn Retz (.380, 60 hits, 27 runs, .627 Slg%, 9 Home runs)
Freshman of the Year: Max Himmelstein (.303, 40 hits, 18 runs, .432 Slg%, 3 Home runs)

Softball-
MVP: Stephanie Weigman (2.20 ERA, 22-16, 245.0 Innings Pitched, 293 strikeouts)
Freshman of the Year: Keala Mason (.255, 13 hits, 5 runs, .353 SLG%, 1 HR)

Men’s Indoor Track and Field-
MVP: Victor Gilreath

Women’s Track and Field-
MVP: Britney Foreman

Men’s Tennis-
MVP: Fredi Voorman

Women’s Tennis-
MVP: Cornelia Carapcea

Final Awards

Men’s POY: Darryl Proctor
Women’s POY: Stephanie Weigman

Men’s ROY: Andrew Bulls
Women’s ROY: Michelle Kurowski

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Weekend Update

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With all that’s going on with the basketball team and being in Albany covering an entire conference tournament I didn’t have much time. Once next weekend if over and possibly the following weekend I’m not as hectic. But for today I’m just linking you to the results of Track and Field, Baseball, and Softball.

Victor Gilreath, Dominic Devaud, Antonio Thomas, and Imani Colbert place in the IC4A/ECAC championships

Tom Meaney goes 4-7 in two games but Baseball Drops two to Wagner in Opening Double Header

Shawn Retz Powers Baseball to first win with 2-4, three run, three RBI and HR performance against Yale

Three Home Runs Power Softball to Two Wins in opener of Dawg Pound Tournament

Weigman Shuts Out Seton Hall for 3-0 win

Softball Drops Last two Games in Dawg Pound Tournament

Men’s Track and Field Place Fourth, Women’s Place Seventh

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Victor Gilreath’s UMBC record and NCAA provisional qualifying mark of 15.49m in the triple jump (also gold winning) completed actiong in the Indoor Track and Field Championships as the men’s team finished fourth overall with 123 points while the women finished seventh with 57 points.

This is actually very good for both teams. UMBC’s track and field teams are very small, and does not have enough people to compete in each event, but in the events they were in the athletes shined.

They return to action on March 7 for the IC4A/ECAC championships (again in Boston) in which UMBc has a bevy of qualifiers.

Written by Corey Johns

February 22, 2009 at 10:28 am

More Track and Field Updates

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It was a good time for UMBC as Victor Gilreath won the men’s high jump with a 2.06m mark for his first America East Conference Championship. Matt Waters hit at 2.02m for the bronze.

The Heptathlon was were the men shined though. Dominic Devaud won gold with 4.884 points and Waters took silver with 4,714 points. Michael Buccheri and Jude Rene took fifth and seventh place.

UMBC took more medals as Adrian Arthur took bronze with a 21.78 200 meter-dash. Antonio Thomas and Jason Powell took fourth and seventh.

Aaron Brooks finished in seventh in the men’s shot put with a 14.15m throw.

The men’s 4×400 relay team of Marcus Dickson, Mohamed Koroma, Brandon Ellerby and Joshua Hewitson finished fourth with an IC4A qualifying time of 3:19.69

On the women’s side Britney Foreman took seventh in the 200-meter dash final with an ECAC qualifying time of 25.07 and Jasmin Batchlor finished in eigth in the women’s triple jump with a leap of 11.14m.

Sara Parkinson won her second bronze with a 9:59.40 3,000 meter run with her first sub 10 minute 3K.

Finally, Toni Boyd finished fourth in the shot put with a 12.22m mark.

Track and Field Update

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The men’s heptathlon is still dominating the the championships as Dominic Devaud won the pole vault portion (6.64m) and and the 55-meter hurdles portion (7.94) and is in first place with 4,222 points. Matt Waters is in second 4,002 and Michael Buccheri is in third with 3,971 points.

Josh Okoniewski placed eigth in the men’s 1,000 meter run with 2:30.29. Antonio Thomas finished fourth in the 55-meter hurdles, 6.55. Joshua Hewitson finished fifth in the 500-meter dash in an IC4A qualfying time of 1:04.79. Anthony Kelhowe finished eighth in the 1-mile run in 4:25.

Other men’s action included the 55-meter hurdle where Keith Brown earned a silver in 7.61 followed by Camal Pugh (7.79) with a Bronze.

Women’s action included Britney Formena earning a bronze in the 55-meter dash, Sara Parkinson earning a bronze in the 1-mile run, and Imani Colbert and Kierra Gregory earning Silver and Bronze in the 55-meter hurdles.

Record and Qualifiers at Day 1 of Indoor Track and Field America East Championships

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Adrian Athur lead the way in the prelims with IC4A qualifying times in both the 55-meter dash and the 200-meter dash as he is seeded 1st (55-meter dash) and second (200-meter dash).

Elsewhere on the men’s side Antonio Thomas and Jason Powell qualified for the IC4A Championships in the 200-meter dash and will both be apart of the finals. Thomas is also seeded two behind Arthur in the 55-meter dash.

As expected the men’s team dominated the 55-meter hurdles as Keith Brown, Dominic Devaud, and Camal Pugh all qualified in 2-3-4 fashion.

Brandon Ellerby will compete in the 400-meter dash finals and Joshua Hewitson will run in the 500-meter dash.

Other men’s events include Andrew Madison finishing 5th in the 5,000-meter run, Anthony Kelhower, Josh Okoniewski, James Mildenberger, and Chris Snyder finished in fifth with an IC4A qualifying time in the distance medley.

The men’s team is dominating in the heptathlon as Jude Rene is currently in first, Matt Waters is currently in second, and Michael Buccheri is currently is third.

The only female to qualify for anything was none other than Imani Colbert who broke another record in the 55-meter hurdles.

Track and Field Wins Three at Rider/Lafayette Winter Games

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Sara Parkinson, Britney Foreman, and Imani Colbert all stood in the winners circle on Friday. Parkinson finished with an ECAC qualifying time of 4:55.18 in the 1-mile run while Foreman won the 60-meter dash and Colbert once again took the 60-meter hurdle.

One the Men’s side freshman Joshua Hewitson qualified for the IC4A championships with a time of 1:05.11 in the 500-meter dash while Victor Gilreath placed third in the triple jump in an IC4A qualifying mark of 14.74m.

Adrian Arthur recorded a UMBC-season best time with a 22.15 finish in the 200-meter dash just after a second place finish in the 60-meter dash with a time of 6.90.

Written by Corey Johns

February 15, 2009 at 7:36 am