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Loyola alumnus Wojcik hired to first head coaching job by San Jose State

Loyola College graduate Dave Wojcik was named head coach at San Jose State. Wojcik spent the past three seasons as the associate head coach at Boise State, which received an at-large bid to this year's NCAA tournament and recorded the second 20-win season in three years and the fourth-most wins during the regular season in school history. Wojcik, who had the only triple double in Loyola history in 1989, returned to his alma mater in 1993 as an assistant and helped coach the Greyhounds to the team's first NCAA tournament appearance and Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference title in 1994. Wojick also coached at Navy in 2004.

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No. 11 Syracuse men score 13 straight in lacrosse rout

Derek Maltz scored four goals as No. 11 Syracuse (6-2) rolled, 17-5, against visiting Canisius (1-7). Up 16-2 and having scored 13 straight goals, the Orange voluntarily surrendered possessions on three straight shot-clock calls to end the third quarter.

State men: Host Goucher (4-6, 3-0 Landmark Conference) scored five goals in the second quarter en route to a 10-2 victory over Susquehanna (7-4, 2-1). Pierce Ingram, Steve Patterson and Sam Woodruff each scored two goals for the Gophers, who

boosted their all-time conference record to 29-3.

State women: Monmouth (5-6, 3-0) stayed undefeated in Northeast Conference play with an 8-5 win over host Mount St. Mary's (3-8, 2-1). The Mountaineers' Katlyn Kaitlyn Larrimore (North Harford) scored a game-high four goals in the loss.

Baseball: UMBC (7-9, 4-3 America East) earned a 2-1 victory against host Stony Brook (7-17, 2-5) to end a 21-game losing streak against the Seawolves. … Mount St. Mary's (6-15, 2-5 Northeast Conference) split a doubleheader against visiting Quinnipiac (8-10, 3-4). The Mount fell, 3-2, in the early game before striking back with a 2-0 victory. …A rally by host Coppin State (5-18, 2-5 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) fell short as it lost, 7-4, to Norfolk State (8-16, 3-4).

Wrestling: Maryland's Josh Asper (Hereford), Christian Boley and Jimmy Sheptock have been named to the All-Atlantic Coast Conference team. Asper is a four-time honoree.

Varsity

McDonogh soccer star Campbell commits to Terps

McDonogh soccer standout George Campbell, a first-team All-Metro selection and the 2012-13 Gatorade Maryland Player of the Year, has made a commitment to Maryland. The junior midfielder, who finished with six goals and nine assists for the Eagles last season, chose Maryland over scholarship offers from North Carolina, Wake Forest, Louisville and Duke.

Glenn Graham

Boys lacrosse: Sully Gerety had six goals and one assist to power host John Carroll (4-1) to a 10-5 decision over Menlo-Atherton (Calif.) (9-3). Bryan Doherty made 13 saves for the Patriots.

Et cetera

Wings lose despite 4 goals each by Westervelt, Mundorf

Former UMBC standouts Drew Westervelt and Brendan Mundorf had four points apiece, but the visiting Philadelphia Wings were outscored, 15-6, in the second half of a 20-11 loss to the Minnesota Swarm on Friday night in a National Lacrosse League game before an announced 8,079 at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minn. Westervelt (John Carroll) tied for the team with three goals and added an assist, and Mundorf (Mount St. Joseph) had two power-play goals and two assists at forward. Transition player Paul Rabil (Johns Hopkins) added a goal and an assist for the Wings (5-6), and defenseman Jeff Reynolds (Maryland, Calvert Hall) scored his first goal of the season and picked up a team-high 16 loose balls. Also for Philadelphia, forward Kevin Buchanan (Calvert Hall) and transition player Kyle Hartzell (Salisbury, Archbishop Curley) chipped in an assist each. Forward Jay Card, who was traded to the Chesapeake Bayhawks of Major League Lacrosse in January, scored a goal for the Swarm (5-7).

Jon Fogg

 

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