Sports Round-Up May 8

Through his first month of the season, Fairfield University, Conn., outfielder Dan Ryan is batting close to .400. The graduate student and team captain is a native of Breezy Point and attended Xaverian H.S., Bay Ridge.

Msgr. McClancy H.S., East Elmhurst, soccer alumnus Julian Escobar, Class of 2005, has been called to represent the U.S. in the upcoming CONCACAF qualifying tournament for the FIFA Futsal World Cup. The tournament is set to be played in Lithuania from Sept. 12 through Oct. 3.

Catholic Schools Night at MCU Park

Be sure to get your tickets to Catholic Schools Night at MCU Park on Tuesday, June 22. Sponsored by DeSales Media, the pregame ceremony will honor elementary school valedictorians and salutatorians. You can even get a bobblehead of Tablet Editor Emeritus Ed Wilkinson! Visit or call 718-37-BKLYN for tickets.

University of Pittsburgh sophomore men’s basketball forward Justin Champagnie, a graduate of Bishop Loughlin H.S., Fort Greene, received Associated Press Honorable Mention All-America recognition following the past men’s college basketball season. Both he and his twin brother, Julian Champagnie of St. John’s University, Jamaica, have decided to test the NBA draft process.