Bayhawks acquire Mundorf, deal Grant, Simon

Dixon fined, suspended for incident in Grand Prix of Baltimore

Lacrosse

Bayhawks acquire Mundorf, deal Grant, Simon

The Chesapeake Bayhawks acquired attackman Brendan Mundorf (UMBC, Mount St. Joseph) from the Denver Outlaws for attackman John Grant Jr. and defenseman Michael Simon (Stevenson, Fallston) and the 16th pick in the 2014 college draft, the Bayhawks announced Friday. "We have been trying to get Brendan for the last four years," coach Dave Cottle said. "He plays with great competitive toughness and we are reuniting him with his college teammate Drew Westervelt." Mundorf, an Ellicott City native who was drafted 21st overall by Denver in 2006, has 229 goals and 118 assists in 90 games with the Outlaws. The five-time Major League Lacrosse All-Star also plays in the NLL for the Philadelphia Wings and was a member of the 2006 and 2010 U.S. World Lacrosse Championship teams. Grant has played in the league since its inaugural season in 2001 and ranks third in MLL history in goals (253), fifth in assists (131) and third in points (403). He has scored 20 goals in each of the past two seasons with the Bayhawks. Simon, a four-year veteran, played a career-high nine games in 2013, picking up 16 ground balls and scoring his first career goal.

Equipment: Baltimore-based equipment maker STX announced the launch of a website for Kyle Harrison's K18 product line debuting this fall. The micro-site, part of STX's site, previews the equipment. Now competing in LXM Pro, Harrison won the 2005 Tewaaraton Award at Johns Hopkins after starring at Friends.

Youth: US Lacrosse named Aurora, Colo., host of the 2014 US Lacrosse Under-15 National Championships. The sixth annual championships, which feature as many as 32 boys and 32 girls teams, will take place July 21-23.

IndyCar

Dixon fined, suspended for incident in Baltimore

IndyCar officials fined driver Scott Dixon $30,000 and placed him on probation through Dec. 31 for comments he made after the Sept. 1 Grand Prix of Baltimore, in which his car collided with Will Power's on the 53rd lap. Dixon violated rules 9.3.1.8 and 9.3.7 when he made disparaging remarks toward IndyCar officials and other competitors after the race. Rule 9.3.1.8 includes "using improper, profane or disparaging language or gestures in reference to Officials, Members or action or situations connected with IndyCar, the IZOD IndyCar Series, or any Event." The language in rule 9.3.7 reads: "If any Member uses improper, profane or disparaging language or gestures and references a specific Official by his/her name, such Member may be find a minimum of $25,000 and may be subject to additional penalties based upon the particular circumstances." Dixon can work off the fine by making a public appearance on IndyCar's behalf. Dixon can also appeal the penalty.

Et cetera

NRP seizes more than 200 undersize bass

A Silver Spring man is scheduled to appear in Annapolis District Court on Nov. 15 on charges that he and three companions caught more than 200 undersized striped bass. Natural Resources Police Officer Jeff Beshore was on patrol at Sandy Point State Park on Aug. 31 at 1:30 a.m., when he stopped a boat returning to the marina. After receiving permission to check the coolers aboard the 14-foot recreational vessel, Beshore found 228 striped bass under the legal minimum of 18 inches. The officer also found about 30 pounds of white perch in the coolers. No one on the vessel had a fishing license. Hervino Nunez-Aleman, the owner and operator of the boat, was cited for possession of undersize striped bass.

Men's college basketball: Coppin State announced its 2013-14 schedule, which features five games against NCAA tournament teams from last season — California, Gonzaga, Akron, North Carolina A&T and NCAA championship runner-up Michigan — and 12 home games, including matchups with local rivals UMBC, Towson and Morgan State.

Women's college soccer: Junior Katie Ponce scored in the 66th minute to give Towson (2-2-1) a 2-2 draw with St. Bonaventure (1-2-1) in the first game of the Navy Invitational. Emily Banes tied the score at 1 in the 57th minute.

College field hockey: Senior goalkeeper Natalie Hunter made a career-high 10 saves and sophomore Anna Dessoye scored twice in the first half as No. 2 Maryland (3-0) won, 3-0, at No. 8 Old Dominion (1-2).

 

 

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