Lyles sets world record in win­ning 300 meters

The Washington Post Sunday - - WASHINGTONPOST.COM/SPORTS -

Noah Lyles, a three-time Al­lMet Ath­lete of the Year from T.C. Wil­liams High, set a world record in win­ning the 300 meters in 31.87 sec­onds at the USA Track & Field in­door cham­pi­onships in Al­bu­querque on Satur­day night.

Lyles held off Paul Dedewo by 0.05 sec­onds to top the pre­vi­ous mark of 31.88, set in 2006 by Wal­lace Spear­mon.

Af­ter grad­u­at­ing from the Alexan­dria school, Lyles emerged in the na­tional spot­light in July 2016 by fin­ish­ing fourth in the 200 at the Olympic tri­als, miss­ing a trip to Rio by 0.09 sec­onds. He and his brother, Jose­phus, turned pro two weeks later, sign­ing with Adi­das in­stead of run­ning at Flor­ida. COL­LEGE LACROSSE

The sec­ond-ranked Mary­land men’s team was held to four shots in the fourth quar­ter of a 5-4 loss to No. 4 Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind. Against the Fight­ing Ir­ish (3-0), the Ter­rap­ins (4-1) did not take more than seven shots in a quar­ter and were held score­less for stretches of 19:57, 16:48 and 13:40.

Ju­nior Con­nor Kelly scored with 18 sec­onds left to cut Mary­land’s deficit to 5-4, but it did not get closer . . . .

Sopho­more Greyson To­rain (DeMatha) scored four goals and added an as­sist, and ju­nior Chris Hill added four goals on five shots to lead Navy past Buck­nell, 13-7, at Navy-Marine Corps Memo­rial Sta­dium. Af­ter fall­ing be­hind 2-0, the Mid­ship­men (23, 1-1 Pa­triot League) scored four con­sec­u­tive goals, in­clud­ing two by Hill, to take a 4-2 lead against the Bi­son (2-3, 0-2) . . . .

Ge­orge­town went score­less over the fi­nal 21 min­utes in an 11-9 loss to Hof­s­tra at Cooper Field. Sopho­more Daniel Bu­caro had three goals for the Hoyas (04) against the Pride (4-0) . . . .

Ju­nior Marissa Davey (Mar­riotts Ridge) scored four goals to lead the 19th-ranked Vir­ginia Tech women’s team past No. 9 Duke, 11-6, in Durham, N.C.

The Hok­ies (7-2, 2-0 ACC) had lost all 20 games against the Blue Devils (4-2, 0-2) . . . .

Se­nior Zoe Stuken­berg (Mar­riotts Ridge) scored five goals for top-ranked Mary­land in an 18-7 vic­tory over Hof­s­tra in Hemp­stead, N.Y. Sopho­more Me­gan Tay­lor (Glenelg) added 10 saves for the Ter­rap­ins (4-0) against the Pride (2-2). TENNIS Andy Mur­ray cap­tured his first ti­tle of the year and be­came the first Bri­tish man to win the Dubai Tennis Championship in its 25-year his­tory when he de­feated Fer­nando Ver­dasco, 6-3, 6-2.

It was Mur­ray’s seventh fi­nal in his past eight tour­na­ments.


Tony Bellew pulled off a huge up­set by step­ping up two weights and stop­ping an in­ca­pac­i­tated David Haye in the 11th round in a grip­ping, all-Bri­tish heavy­weight grudge fight at O2 Arena in Lon­don.

Haye ap­peared to in­jure his right Achilles’ in the sixth round.

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