Kaitlynn Saldanha of Scarborough earned All-America status by finishing fourth in the 800 meters at the NCAA Division III track and field championships in Delaware, Ohio. Saldanha, a senior at Middlebury, set a school record with her time of 2 minutes, 11.08 seconds in the preliminaries, then posted a time of 2:12.94 in the finals.

 

Kinsey Tarbell of Cape Elizabeth graduated magna cum laude from the University of Rhode Island on May 22 and was the recipient of the W.P. Kelley Academic Excellence Award. Tarbell holds six URI swimming records and was chosen as the team’s most valuable performer.

 

James Languirand of Biddeford, a member of the Newbury College baseball team, received the school’s Sportsmanship Award at the annual athletic banquet on April 27.

 

Grace Fitzpatrick, a Norwich University freshman from Falmouth, was selected for the Pilgrim Region second team by the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association. Fitzpatrick, a Cheverus High graduate, led the Cadets with 42 goals, 57 ground balls and 36 caused turnovers (36) from her midfield position. She also was chosen as Great Northeast Athletic Conference Rookie of the Year after helping Norwich reach the NCAA tournament for the second straight year.

 

Becca Colley, a freshman from Wells, recently completed a strong debut season for the Guilford College women’s lacrosse team. She tallied 19 goals, 26 draw controls, 38 ground balls and 15 caused turnovers, placing her among the team leaders in all categories.

 

Emily Rousseau of Biddeford is one of 15 nominees for the Northeast-10 Conference Woman of the Year Award. Rousseau was a three-time all-conference player for Stonehill College in women’s basketball and an All-America honorable mention selection this past season. The Woman of the Year Award winner will be announced at the conference’s end of the year meetings in June in Providence, R.I.

 

Mike Eaton of Sabattus, a senior first baseman at the University of Southern Maine, was named to the American Baseball Coaches Association Division III All-America second team. Eaton hit .426 this season with 12 home runs, 50 RBI, 54 runs scored and 12 stolen bases. He led the Huskies in hits, doubles, homers, RBI and walks.

Eaton also was selected to play for the Division II-III squad in the New England Intercollegiate Baseball Association All-Star Game on Thursday in Lowell, Mass. The game pits the best players from Division I against standouts from Division II-III. Eaton will be joined on the Division II-III team by St. Joseph’s outfielder Todd Keneborus of Hollis.

 

Andrew Pochebit of Portland, a senior at Endicott College, was named to the USILA All-America lacrosse team. The former Cheverus High standout anchored a defense that allowed just 7.57 goals per game. He caused 44 turnovers and scooped up 55 ground balls.

 

Liz Garland, a Bridgton resident and a senior at Greater Portland Christian School, was one of two recipients of sportsmanship awards handed out by the Maine Principal Association for the 2010-11 school year. Garland also was the school’s MVP for both girls’ soccer and basketball, as well as the female athlete of the year.

 

Deven Morrill, the Nordic ski coach at Cape Elizabeth High, is the first recipient of the New England Nordic Ski Association’s Adaptive Achievement Award, which seeks to recognize exceptional contributions to the sport of adaptive cross-country skiing in New England. Morrill was recognized for his work with Christina Kouros, who this winter became the first sit skier to compete on a Maine high school team.

 

Katherine Pate of Saco helped Westminster School defeat Taft School 3-1 in the Western New England Class A prep school softball championship game. It was the fourth consecutive Western New England title for Westminster, which finished with a 15-0 record.

 

The Matt Noyes Memorial Golf Tournament will be held June 15, at Sable Oaks Golf Course in South Portland. The event honors a former Scarborough High football player and Cheverus High hockey player who died of brain cancer. All proceeds will benefit the Noyes Brain Tumor Foundation, Camp Sunshine and St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. The cost is $375 per foursome, which includes 18 holes of golf, a cart, prizes, and a catered lunch provided by Famous Dave’s BBQ. Visit www.benefittournament.org to sign up or for more information.

 

Shawn Gagne made a hole-in-one Thursday at Gorham Country Club. Gagne used a 3-hybrid for the 175-yard shot on the fourth hole. The ace was witnessed by Norm Gagne.

 

Phil Leconte scored a hole-in-one Thursday on the 13th hole at Gorham Country Club. Wanda and Don Burks and Tom Melson looked on as Leconte made the 155-yard shot with a 4-hybrid.

 

Steve Green aced the fourth hole Friday at Spring Meadows Golf Club in Gray. Green used a 7-wood for the 162-yard shot.

 

Tina Goss recorded a hole-in-one on the 17th hole at Martindale Country Club. Goss used a 7-hybrid for the shot, which was witnessed by Carmen Evrard, Sylvia LeBlanc and Marilyn Closson.

 

Bob Goettel used a 5-wood to record a hole-in-one on the 164-yard 12th hole at Purpoodock Club. Witnesses were Leslie Newton and Art Vanderburg

 

John Daicy of Old Orchard Beach carded a hole-in-one on the second hole at South Portland Municipal Golf Course on May 24. He used a pitching wedge for the shot, which was witnessed by Mark Pepin and Scott Smart.

 

Roger Densmore III of South Portland got his second career hole-in-one Monday, sinking a 192-yard shot on the 11th hole at Sable Oaks Golf Club. He used a 6-iron for the shot, which was witnessed by Catherine Studley.