The Cabrini men and women advanced in their NCAA Division III lacrosse tournaments Wednesday night.
The men gave coach Steve Colfer his 200th career victory and advanced to the second round with a 9-8 win over Mary Washington. Anthony DiSanzo scored four goals for the Cavaliers (17-1), while Damian Sobieski, an Avon Grove graduate, added two goals and two assists.
Luke Dick led Mary Washington (14-4) with four goals.
Lacie Doubet (Ridley) collected four goals as the Cabrini women (14-5) defeated Arcadia, 13-4, in Glenside. Sasha Wozniak (Spring-Ford) added a hat trick. Sarah Means (Archbishop Ryan) and Allie Vallen (Maple Shade), each scored two, while Melissa Scanzano (Haverford) and Jess Breuning added one goal apiece.
Erin Misner (Rancocas Valley) and Sara Volk-Perez (Oakcrest) each scored a goal for Arcadia (18-2).
Temple sophomore Brandon Matthews was chosen to compete in the NCAA golf championship. Matthews is the first-ever individual selection to the field in Temple history, and this marks the first time an Owl will compete in the tournament since the 1997 team qualified for the NCAAs.
Arcadia scored three times in each of the first two innings on its way to a 6-2 victory at Neumann in the opening round of the ECAC Division III South softball tournament.
Missouri defensive end Michael Sam, who is likely to be drafted this week, will receive the Arthur Ashe Courage Award in July. The Southeastern Conference defensive player of the year has announced that he is gay, making him set to become the first openly gay player in the NFL. He is being honored for "his courage and honesty that resonates beyond sports."
Eight Penn State teams received a Public Recognition Award from the NCAA for earning high scores in the most recent Academic Progress Rate (APR) compilation during the 2012-13 academic year. They are: men's cross-country, women's cross-country, field hockey, women's golf, men's tennis, women's tennis, men's indoor track and field, and men's outdoor track and field.
Dartmouth led all schools with 26 teams.
LACROSSE The Wings' Brodie Merrill, Jordan Hall, and Kevin Crowley were named to the Canadian men's field lacrosse national team, which will compete in July at the world championships in Commerce City, Col. Merrill will play in his third world tournament, and Hall will compete in his second. Both were on the 2010 team. Crowley will make his debut with the senior national team this summer.
Johnny Mouradian, general manager of the Wings, was named head coach of the Bryn Athyn College men's lacrosse team by athletic director Matthew Kennedy.
TENNIS Serena Williams and Spain's Rafael Nadal, defending champions, breezed into the Madrid Open third round.