Tatyana McFad­den wins NYC Marathon for 4th straight sweep

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Tatyana McFad­den won the New York City Marathon women’s wheel­chair race Sun­day to sweep the four ma­jor marathons for the fourth straight year, ex­tend­ing her record streak to 17 straight vic­to­ries. The 27-year-old U.S. Par­a­lympian, an Atholton grad­u­ate, fin­ished with an un­of­fi­cial time of 1 hour, 47 min­utes, 43 sec­onds. Manuela Schar of Switzer­land was sec­ond among women in 1:49:28. “I knew to­day was go­ing to be re­ally tough be­cause the same girls that were there in Rio were here to­day,” McFad­den said in Cen­tral Park after her vic­tory. “It was great to end the sea­son on such a high note.” McFad­den, who won six medals at the Rio Par­a­lympics, took the lead for good at the 15-mile mark and com­fort­ably led the rest of the course to win for the fifth time in New York. She was bested in the marathon in Rio, fin­ish­ing just be­hind China’s Zou Li­hong to take sil­ver. “After Rio there was this drive where I wanted to fin­ish the sea­son off strong,” McFad­den said. “It was re­ally hard, [but] I was so mo­ti­vated and I just kept train­ing all the way up to this day.” na­ment team. Mary­land re­ceived a No. 2 seed in the NCAA tour­na­ment and will host the win­ner be­tween Mon­mouth and Mas­sachusetts. … Host and sec­ond-seeded Sal­is­bury (16-1) won its 20th Cap­i­tal Ath­letic Con­fer­ence cham­pi­onship with an 8-0 rout of vis­it­ing third-seeded Mary Wash­ing­ton (12-6) on Satur­day night to reach the NCAA Di­vi­sion III tour­na­ment. WOMEN’S COL­LEGE VOL­LEY­BALL: Jes­sica Lewis had 17 kills and 19 digs as host Tow­son (22-7, 9-5 Colo­nial Ath­letic As­so­ci­a­tion) earned a four- set win, 25-13, 21-25, 28-26, 25-21, over North­east­ern (20-9, 10-5). … Gia Mi­lana had a match-high 17 kills as host Mary­land (10-16, 2-12 Big Ten) fell, 25-16, 25-19, 25-22, to No. 2 Min­nesota (20-4, 12-3). … Top-seeded host Johns Hop­kins (19-8, 10-0) de­feated sec­ond-seeded Swarth­more (23-5, 8-2) in five sets, 24-26, 28-30, 25-22, 25-17, 15-10, in the Cen­ten­nial Con­fer­ence cham­pi­onship to earn an au­to­matic berth to the NCAA Di­vi­sion III tour­na­ment. Fresh­man Louisa Kish­ton led the Blue Jays with 20 kills to earn Most Valu­able Player hon­ors. WOMEN’S COL­LEGE SOC­CER: Mag­gie Coul­son scored two goals to lead No. 2 seed Johns Hop­kins (15-2-2) to a 3-1 win over host and topseed McDaniel (16-2-1) in the Cen­ten­nial Con­fer­ence cham­pi­onship game to se­cure an au­to­matic bid to the NCAA Di­vi­sion III tour­na­ment. MEN’S COL­LEGE BAS­KET­BALL: Vis­it­ing Di­vi­sion II Bowie State was edged by Ge­orge Wash­ing­ton, 86-80, in an ex­hi­bi­tion game Satur­day. Bull­dogs se­nior En­uoma Ebinum scored a game-high 20 points to go along with nine re­bounds. Ju­nior Omari Ge­orge (City) con­trib­uted 14 points, fol­lowed by 13 from se­nior trans­fer Brian Kel­ley, 12 from ju­nior Ah­maad Wil­son (Ran­dall­stown) and 11 from ju­nior Dayshawn Wells (St. Frances). MEN’S SOC­CER: D.C. United de­fender Steve Birn­baum and Sport­ing Kansas City mid­fielder Gra­ham Zusi (Mary­land) were named to the United States na­tional team’s fi­nal ros­ter for World Cup qual­i­fy­ing matches against Mex­ico on Fri­day and Costa Rica on Nov. 15. LAU­REL PARK: Matt Schera’s John Jones won the $60,000 Jewel on Claim­ing Crown Pre­view Day in 1:40.73 over a fast main track. —

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