Owls guard Moore is the team's MVP

Posted: April 04, 2012

Ramone Moore got the Jim Maloney Award - symbolic of the Owls' Most Valuable Player - at the annual basketball awards banquet at Mitten Hall on Tuesday.

The senior guard from South Philadelphia High, was first team all-Atlantic Ten after he ranked third in the conference with a 17.3 average.

He scored his 1,000th point this past season and ended his career in 27th place on Temple's alltime scoring list with 1,393 points.

    BASEBALL: Sophomores Daniel Thorpe,Mike Muha, and Steven Schuler (Pitman) combined for the win as St. Joseph's advanced to the finals of the Liberty Bell Classic by topping Delaware, 3-2, in Merion Station. The Hawks (9-20) will meet Penn at Citizens Bank Park on April 17.

The Quakers (12-10) defeated La Salle (15-13) by a 9-4 score at Hank DiVincent Field behind homers from Ryan Dietrich (Hill School) and Rick Brebner (Neshaminy).

Paul Rambaud's sacrifice fly in the bottom of the ninth gave Villanova (16-14) a walkoff 2-1 win over Lafayette (8-18) after a well-pitched nonleague game in Plymouth Meeting.

Tyler Radtke started for the Wildcats and tossed five no-hit innings. Matt Lengel (Haverford School) followed with two hitless innings. Julian Diaz (Trenton-Notre Dame) lost the no-hitter with two out in the eighth, but got the win, improving to 3-1.

Anthony Cocuzzo (St. Augustine Prep) drove in two runs as College of New Jersey beat Widener, 6-3, in a nonleague game in Ewing, N.J.

TENNIS: Temple (9-9, 4-1 Atlantic Ten) shut out Fordham (14-5, 3-3) in a women's match with a 7-0 sweep at the Arthur Ashe Tennis Center, taking all six singles matches in straight sets.

Chestnut Hill's Yoann Pham was named men's player of week in the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference by going 3-0 at second singles.

LACROSSE: Philadelphia University's Emily Ray was named CACC women's player of the week after scoring 14 goals during the Rams' 3-0 week.

Josie Ferri (Pennsbury) set a school record for career draw controls but Haverford lost, 19-7, at No. 18 Catholic University of Washington. Ferri's five draw controls gave her 143 for her career, passing Casey Sanborn's 141 set in 2009.

FOOTBALL: Wanemi Omuso and Dan Van Norton both have been switched to tight end position during Temple's spring practice. Omuso (6-foot-2, 255 pounds, Burlington Township) had been listed as a defensive lineman. Van Norton (6-0, 240, Conestoga) was a defensive end.


Tom Di Camillo, now the assistant commissioner of the Pacific West Conference, will be inducted into the College Sports Information Directors Hall of Fame on June 25. Di Camillo is a graduate of West Chester East High and West Chester University. He was a long-time SID at his alma mater.

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