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COLLEGE NOTEBOOK: McDougle invited to college combine
A shoulder injury kept Dexter McDougle off the field for most of his senior season at Maryland, but it won’t keep him out of next month’s NFL combine.
The Stafford High School graduate received an invitation last week to the annual event in Indianapolis, where he’ll try to impress professional scouts and coaches. He was a three-year starter at cornerback for the Terrapins before his injury.
The combine runs from Feb. 22–25.
- Sophomore Mary Flinn (Brooke Point) won the women’s 100-yard backstroke (1:03.38) and 200 individual medley (2:21.88), and swam on a winning relay in Radford’s 165–35 dual-meet victory over N.C. A&T on Saturday. Freshman Laura Bradley (Chancellor) won the 200 freestyle (2:01.24).
- Sophomore Josh Barden (Orange) claimed the men’s 100 butterfly (50.59) and was runner-up in the 100 back (51.48) in William and Mary’s 144–120 victory over Old Dominion.
- Freshman Kayla Brumbaum (Riverbend) won the women’s 100 breaststroke (1:02.78) and swam on the winning 400 medley relay (3:41.16) in N.C. State’s dual-meet loss at Minnesota.
- Junior Michael Fox–Moles (Brooke Point) won the men’s 100 back (50.09) in Columbia’s 167–132 dual-meet win over Brown.
- Freshman Liz Kleveno (Stafford) took the women’s 200 back (2:17.34) and swam on the winning 400 medley relay as Emory & Henry beat Warren Wilson and Greensboro Saturday to improve to 10–0 in dual meets.
- Freshman guard Lyndon White (North Stafford) had 13 points, nine assists, eight rebounds and three steals in Lynchburg’s 78–66 win over Randolph on Wednesday, barely missing his school’s second-ever triple–double.
- Sophomore Jazmon Gwathmey (Liberty) scored a game-high 17 points as James Madison won 77–41 at N.C. Wilmington Sunday to improve to 15–4 and 5–0 in the Colonial Athletic Association.
- Despite two double–doubles from freshman Evan Greening (Stafford), Penn State–Altoona went 0–2 last week. Greening had 21 points and 12 rebounds in a 71–65 loss to Pitt–Bradford and 10 points and 13 boards in defeat against Franciscan.
- Junior Brittany Glasco (Massaponax) had 18 points and 11 rebounds in Virginia Wesleyan’s 68–55 overtime win at Hollins Saturday.
- Senior guard Avery Green (Courtland) had 19 points in Shenandoah’s 85–75 win at Emory and Henry Saturday after getting 21 in a 66–61 loss to Bridgewater on Wednesday.
TRACK AND FIELD
- Navy sophomore Jeremy Granderson (Colonial Forge) tied for first in the high jump (6–6) at Saturday’s Wesley A. Brown Invitational in Annapolis.
- Junior Erin Edmond (Riverbend) helped Vanderbilt’s women finish second in the 1,600-meter relay (3:46.24) at Saturday’s Vanderbilt Indoor Invitational.
- Liberty junior Fred Fulton (Mountain View) won the men’s shot put (56–1) at Saturday’s Hokie Invitational in Blacksburg.
- Youngstown State freshman Savannah Osborne (Massaponax) finished third in the women’s triple jump (36–6) at the YSU Invitational on Friday.
- Christopher Newport senior Jenna Elliott (Massaponax) was fourth in the women’s high jump (5–2) at Saturday’s Captains Invitational in Newport News. Earlier, senior teammate Jessica McClelland (North Stafford) was named Capital Athletic Conference female track athlete of the week after she won the women’s mile in 5:14.85 at the Jan. 18 Ramapo Indoor Meet.
- Limestone (S.C.) sophomore Justin Tribble (North Stafford) went 4–0 at 197 pounds at the NCAA Super Region II Duals in Newberry, S.C., including a 9–0 major decision over Indianapolis’ Jared Boehm.
- Freshman Zachary Martinez (Colonial Forge) earned an 8–0 major decision over Franklin & Marshall’s Colin Gironda at 174 pounds in George Mason’s 24–12 dual-meet win Saturday.
- Freshman Michael Hayes (Colonial Forge) decisioned Buffalo’s Justin Farmer 7–2 at 133 pounds to help Old Dominion to a 21–10 victory Saturday.
- Longwood junior catcher Megan Baltzell (Mountain View) was named Big South Conference preseason player of the year by the league’s coaches after leading the nation with 30 home runs in 2013.
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